On the official site for the animated adaptation of the light novels written by Tappei Nagatsuki and illustrated by Shinichirou Ootsuka, Re: Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu (Re: ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-), a new promo video for the second half of the second season of the project. The video shows a fragment of the opening theme titled “Long Shot” and performed by Mayu Maeshima.
This second part has dated its premiere in Japan for January 6, 2021, and its broadcast will consist of the fourteenth to twenty-fifth episodes, with the first thirteen already having been broadcast in Japan on July 8. Tappei Nagatsuki began publishing the light novels in April 2012 on the Shousetsuka ni Narou website, and subsequently Kadokawa publishers began publishing on paper with illustrations by Shinichirou Ootsuka in January 2014.
Cast of voices
Maaya Sakamoto as Echidna.
Kouhei Amasaki as Otto Suwen.
Nobuhiko Okamoto as Garfiel Tinsel.
Kaori Nazuka as Frederica Baumann.
Marika Kouno as Petra Leyte.
Aimi Tanaka as Lewes Meyer.
Masaharu Watanabe is directing the Re: Zero series at White Fox Studios.
Masahiro Yokotani is in charge of the composition of the series, and the writing and supervision of the scripts.
Kyuuta Sakai is in charge of character design, while Tatsuya Koyanagi is in charge of monster design.
Kenichiro Suehiro is in charge of the composition of the soundtrack, under the sound direction of Jin Aketagawa.
Mayu Maeshima performs the second opening song titled “Long Shot”, while Nonoc performs the second closing song titled “Believe in You”.
Synopsis for Re: Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
From one moment to the next, Subaru Natsuki has been taken to another world when leaving a store. Puzzled, he tries to understand the situation but it only gets worse and worse when he is attacked by thugs. Miraculously being saved by a young silver haired girl, Subaru deeply grateful decides to help her to return the favor. Unfortunately they fail and are brutally murdered. Then Subaru wakes up in the place he was initially sent to, discovering that he has a unique ability, “return from the dead.” Will Subaru be able to survive and help his savior?