Streaming giant, Crunchyroll has released a special unaired episode of Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation on Aug 15, 2022. The episode is titled Eris The Goblin Slayer.
Eris The Goblin Slayer originally had a special screening in Japan at Toho Cinemas Hibiya, where all the main cast members were present, on March 6, 2022. The episode was also included in the fourth blue-ray volume of Mushoku Tensei.
Eris The Goblin Slayer is regarded as the first OVA of the franchise.
It follows the titular character Eris, who sets off on an adventure to slay goblins as a part of fulfilling her dream, while Rudeus was with his father in Millishion. On one such adventure, she encounters a conceited young mage named Cliff at Adventure Guild, who tries to get in the way of her adventure.
In addition to bringing the unaired episode to the platform, Crunchyroll had also exhibited a full scale version of Roxy Migurdia’s panties at the Crunchyroll Expo 2022.
Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation is a Japanese light novel series by Rifujin na Magonote and illustrated by Shirotaka.
The series is about a jobless and hopeless man who dies after having a sad and withdrawn life and reincarnates in a fantasy world while keeping his memories, determined to enjoy his new life without regrets under the name Rudeus Greyrat.
Originally published on the internet web novel website Shōsetsuka ni Narō in November 2012, a year later it was announced the series would receive a print release under Media Factory’s MF Books imprint with illustrations done by a Pixiv user called Shirotaka.
A manga adaptation by Yuka Fujikawa began serialization in the June 2014 issue of Monthly Comic Flapper. Seven Seas Entertainment licensed the tankōbon volumes of the manga for localization in North America. The company also has licensed the original light novels.
On Syosetu’s rankings, the web novel has made cumulative appearances as the most popular work on the website. An anime television series adaptation by Studio Bind aired from January to December 2021.
A second season is set to premiere in 2023.
As of February 2022, over 10 million copies of the light novels have been sold worldwide. The anime adaptation received overwhelmingly positive responses from both critics and audiences and is considered one of the best anime of 2021.