The staff of That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime unveiled a new trailer for the film, titled That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime: Scarlet Bond, on the official site on Aug 17, 2022. The trailer however, is only available to view in Japan.
The trailer revealed three new cast members for movie original characters.
The newly announced cast includes:
- Yūma Uchida as Hiiro
- Riko Fukumoto as Towa
- Subaru Kimura as Lacua
Previously announced cast are:
- Rimuru: Miho Okasaki
- Benimaru: Makoto Furukawa
- Wisdom King: Megumi Toyoguchi
- Veldora: Tomoaki Maeno
- Shuna: Sayaka Senbongi
- Shion: M ・ A ・ O
- Souei: Takuya Eguchi
- Hakurou: Yoshitada Otsuka
- Kurobe: Junichi Yanagita
- Rigurd: Kanehira Yamamoto
- Gobta: Asuna Tomari
- Ranga: Chikahiro Kobayashi
- Geld: Taro Yamaguchi
- Gabiru: Jun Fukushima
- Diablo: Takahiro Sakurai
That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime film will premiere on Nov 25, 2022. Studio 8 bit is charge of animating the movie.
Streaming giant Crunchyroll had earlier announced on June 29, 2022 that it will screen That Time I Got Reincarnated As a Slime: Scarlet Bond (Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken: Guren no Kizuna) movie in “all major global territories” (except Asia) in early 2023.
The movie will be based on an original story scripted by the author of the light novels, Fuse. The plot will center on events after Rimuru Tempest, a slime, became a demon lord to save those close to him.
The plot of That Time I Got Reincarnated As a Slime: Scarlet Bond can be summarized as follows:
Rimuru and his companions get entangled in a conspiracy revolving around the mysterious powers of the queen of Raja, a country to the west of Demon Kingdom of Tempest. At the same time, Rimuru and Benimaru encounter Hiiro, a survivor of the ogre tribe, who used to consider Benimaru as his brother.
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime light novels, also known as TenSura, are written by Fuse, and illustrated by Mitz Vah. The story is about a salaryman who is murdered and reincarnates in a sword and sorcery world as a slime with unique powers and gathers allies to build his own nation of monsters.
Nineteen volumes of the light novel have been released as of November 2021. The light novel has been licensed in North America by Yen Press, who published the first volume in December 2017.
An anime adaptation by by Eight Bit aired from October 2018 to March 2019. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 aired from January to September 2021.
Source: Official Website
©Taiki Kawakami, Fuse, Kodansha/Tensura Production Committee