An official announcement reported that the Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken (That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime / TenSura) and Kumo Desu ga, Nani ka? (So I’m a Spider, So What?) Will have a special joint event that will air in Japan on December 19. The event will feature the voice cast and present the first ten minutes of the first episode of Kumo Desu ga, Nani ka ?.
The event will feature the participation of Aoi Yuuki (Kumoko in Kumo Desu ga, Nani ka?), Shun Horie (Shun in Kumo Desu ga, Nani ka?) And Miho Okasaki (Rimuru Tempes in Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken), who will respond questions from fans. Finally, the event will be broadcast live through Kadokawa’s YouTube channel, on December 19 at 10:00 p.m. (Japan time).
On the other hand, Kumo Desu ga, Nani ka? has its premiere scheduled in Japan for January 8, 2021 and will be broadcast for two consecutive arcs, that is, six months. While the second season of Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken has its premiere scheduled in Japan for January 12, 2021 and will also have two arcs in duration, although separate.
Shin Itagaki (Teekyuu, Berserk (2016), Cop Craft) is directing the anime at Millepensee Studios, with ENGI Studios participating in the production of CG animation.
Okina Baba and Yuuichirou Momose (Infinite Dendrogram, Ore ga Suki nano wa Imōto dakedo Imōto ja nai) are in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
Kii Tanaka (Hitoribocchi no Marumaruseikatsu, Hinomaru Zumō) is in charge of character design, while Masahiko Suzuki, Ryou Hirata, and Hiromi Kimura are in charge of monster design.
Shuuji Katayama is in charge of composing the soundtrack.
Riko Azuni performs the opening song titled “Keep Weaving Your Spider Way”, while Aoi Yuuki performs the closing song titled “Gambare! Kumoko-san ”.
Synopsis of Kumo desu ga, Nani ka?
The world where the Hero and the Demon King continue to oppose each other. The great magic of the Hero and the Demon King cross worlds and explode in the classroom of a certain high school.
The students who died in the explosion will reincarnate in a different world. The female protagonist, who has the lowest reputation in the class, was reincarnated as a spider. However, she quickly adapted to the present condition with great willpower. This is a story of a spider trying everything it can to survive.