Reincarnated as a Slime (Tensura) Season 3 Confirmed for 2024
There’s plenty more where That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (also known as Tensura) came from. A release window for the third season of the show’s anime adaptation has been confirmed. The That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (Tensura) Season 3 announcement came during the finale showing of That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime The Movie: Scarlet Bond, which premiered in Japan in November 2022. It was also confirmed by an update to the official Twitter account for the series. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 3 is set to air in the Spring of 2024.
The account also released a teaser visual for the season. The poster shows the character Hinata Sakaguchi, a powerful knight of the Holy Empire of Ruberios and an enemy of protagonist Rimuru Tempest.
There were a host of other announcements besides That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 3. No less than three Tensura-related works were announced to celebrate the franchise’s 10th Anniversary.
The first is a new three-part OVA release called Coleus’ Dream. Coleus’ Dream was a short story written by Reincarnated as a Slime author Fuse and included in the Blu-ray releases of Season 2. The story eventually formed the basis for the plot of Scarlet Bond. The new OVA will follow Rimuru as he goes on a special mission to the Coleus Kingdom, which is undergoing a succession war. Rimuru must infiltrate the kingdom disguised as “Satoru, the Phantom Thief.”
The second announcement was the serialization of a new short story series: How to Spend A Certain Vacation. Written by Fuse, the story will take place between volume 9 and 10 of the core Tensura light novel series. It follows Rimuru as he visits a new place with his companions in order to develop a new special technique. How to Spend A Certain Vacation will be published on Shousetsuka ni Narou, the online self-publishing platform where That Time I Got Reincarnated A Slime was first posted. It also receive a manga adaptation in the pages of Monthly Shonen Sirius magazine. The manga will be handled by Yuzo Takada, who created 3×3 Eyes. A bit of teaser art was on hand to show off the manga.
Finally, a stage show adaptation of Tensura was announced and scheduled. The play will debut in August of 2023. Another “large-scale” live event is planned to celebrate the anniversary, but details have yet to be announced.