It seems these days, no anime franchise is complete without a movie, and That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime seems to be taking advantage now with its upcoming Scarlet Bond movie as well.
The popular anime series recently confirmed they had a movie in the works. It was recently revealed on Twitter that the film, which will be titled That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime: Scarlet Bond, will premiere in Japan on November 25th, 2022 in several theaters across several regions. The page also released new art for the movie as well.
American fans of the series will have to wait a little longer to see the movie themselves. Crunchyroll has already confirmed that they will be handling the release of the movie and that it will premiere in theaters sometime in 2023.
What will the movie be about?
When projects like this are announced, it’s expected that fans will be curious to know what the upcoming movie is about. Movies have been known to adapt anything from recapping an entire season to covering entire manga arcs for a series.
It seems that for The Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime: Scarlet Bond movie, fans will be getting an original story from Fuse, the author of the original light novel series. A translation from the official website for the movie describes it as an adventure following Rimuru-Tempest, the slime who evolved into a demon king to save his friends.
In Raja, a small country located to the west of Tempest, a long-running conspiracy swirls around the mysterious power of the queen. When Hiiro, a survivor of the “Ogre race” suddenly appears in front of Rimuru and his friends, they are reunited with a former brother of Benimaru but can they trust him? Suddenly the bonds of Rimuru and his friends will be tested as they prepare for the new adventure that awaits them.
The synopsis, while definitely mysterious, sounds intriguing. Fans of the series are sure to enjoy what’s to come.
What is That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime about?
If you’ve never seen the series, you may be wondering what this anime is about.
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime is an isekai anime that follows Rimuru, a former office worker who wakes up in another world after randomly being murdered. In a world of fantasy, where Rimuru could’ve been born as anything, he awakens as a slime, one of the weakest monsters in this universe. Starting at the bottom of the food chain with limited resources, Rimuru sets off on his quest to change this world forever, and create a place that is accepting of all races.
Fans of fantasy adventure series are sure to enjoy this epic series.
Will there be a Slime Season 3?
While every fan loves a good movie, that doesn’t mean they aren’t eagerly awaiting the next season of the series either.
For a while now, there’s been speculation about That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 3. At the time of this article, no major announcements confirming the third season have been made yet. With the premiere of the movie in the near future, perhaps another season will be confirmed alongside a movie-related event?