The Slime Diaries: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime is a spin-off anime. It is an anime adaptation that will premiere on April 6, 2021. The anime was set to begin airing in January this year but it was delayed because of the pandemic.
What fans should expect from the spin-off is that it will be a gag comedy series. Instead of the main plot from That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, The Slime Diaries will focus on Rimuru and friends’ stories. It has been also said that The Slime Diaries will answer some questions fans might have from That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2.
Now the question is, how many episodes will these upcoming series have?
The Slime Diaries will have 12 episodes. It will run from April 6, 2021, to June 22, 2021. A new teaser regarding the show was released on March 27, 2021. Check it out:
Publisher Vertical also released an official synopsis of the series, "Even in another world, lives aren't always on the line. There's plenty of work to be done, from feeding the community and forging the items the community needs; as well as plenty of play …and hijinks throughout! Join Rimuru and friends as they kick back and enjoy their daily lives."
For those who have not watched That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, it is a Japanese fantasy series that follows Satoru Mikami, a salaryman who was reincarnated in a sorcery world. Not only that, in this new world, he is a slime with unique powers. He also got the name Rimuru Tempest from Veldora to give him divine protection. His mission is to gather allies to create a world of monsters.
For now, fans can anticipate The Slime Diaries as they wait for That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 3. For those who are wondering if That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 will be dubbed in English, find out the answer here.