One week after its release in the Japanese market, the fifth Blu-ray / DVD package of the second season of the animated adaptation of the light novels Re: Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu (Re: ZERO -Starting Life in Another World) , accumulated 4,763 copies sold.
This package was released in Japan on April 28 and includes episodes thirty-ninth to forty-first of the series in general (that is, from the fourteenth to the sixteenth of the second season). The Blu-ray version is priced at 7,700 yen (about $74) and amassed 4,253 copies sold, while the DVD version is priced at 6,600 yen (about $63 (and amassed 510 copies sold. the following numbers:
- Package 1, released October 28, 2020 – 5,387 copies sold in its first week.
- Pack 2, released on November 25, 2020 – 4,656 copies sold in its first week.
- Package 3, released December 23, 2020 – 4,587 copies sold in its first week.
- Package 4, released January 27, 2021 – 4,790 copies sold in its first week.
The first season of the animated adaptation of Re: Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu had twenty-five episodes and was released in April 2016. A second season also had twenty-five episodes, however, its transmission was divided into two parts of thirteen and twelve episodes, respectively, broadcast in the Summer-2020 and Winter-2021 seasons. All productions were carried out by White Fox studios.
Synopsis for Re: Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
A meeting that was supposed to signify the arrival of peacetime quickly breaks down when Subaru Natsuki and Emilia return to the village of Irlam. Witnessing the devastation left by the calamities known as the Archbishops of Sin, Subaru sinks into the depths of despair as his ability to remake things proves useless.
As the group heads to the Sanctuary in search of answers, Subaru has an unexpected encounter with the Witch of Greed, Echidna. Subjected to his wild rhythm, he is forced to plunge into the spirals of the past and the future. At the same time, various mysterious threats set their sights on the Sanctuary, heralding a horrible fate for the hapless people trapped within.