The official Twitter account of Re:Zero unveiled a new illustration to commemorate Emilia’s birthday along with the second anniversary of Re:Zero Lost in Memories mobile game on Sep 27, 2022.
The illustration was originally featured as the cover image of Monthly Comic Alive magazine.
Emilia and Echidna holding plush toy of Subaru and Beatrice respectively can be seen in the illustration.
Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World, is a Japanese light novel series written by Tappei Nagatsuki and illustrated by Shin’ichiro Otsuka. The story centres on Subaru Natsuki, a hikikomori who suddenly finds himself transported to another world on his way home from the convenience store.
The series was initially serialized on the website Shosetsuka ni Naro from 2012 onwards. Thirty light novels, as well as five side story volumes and seven short story collections have been published by Media Factory under their MF Bunko J imprint.
The series’ first three arcs have been adapted into separate manga series.
An anime television series adaptation by White Fox aired from April to September 2016, starting with an hour-long special. The first of two OVA based on the series was released in October 2018, and the second OVA was released in November 2019.
A second season aired in a split-cour format, with the first half airing from July to September 2020, and the second half airing from January to March 2021.