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Animax Asia to air ‘Re:ZERO’ anime in January

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On Thursday, December 22, Animax Asia began streaming a Re:Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu (Re: Life in a different world from zero or Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World -) teaser, revealing that the Southeast Asian channel will start to broadcast the anime series on January 13.

Re:Zero anime first aired in Japan on April 3 on TV Tokyo, TV Osaka, TV Aichi, and AT-X, and was simulcasted by Crunchyroll with english subtitles. It is based on a light novel series written by Tappei Nagatsuki and illustrated by Shinichirou Otsuka.

Composing of 25 episodes, Masaharu Watanabe directed the series under White Fox Studio.

Story as described by Crunchyroll:

“Natsuki Subaru, an ordinary high school student, is on his way home from the convenience store when he finds himself transported to another world. As he’s lost and confused in a new world where he doesn’t even know left from right, the only person to reach out to him was a beautiful girl with silver hair. Determined to repay her somehow for saving him from his own despair, Subaru agrees to help the girl find something she’s looking for…”

Re:Zero was also adapted into separate manga series: the first one, by Daichi Matsue, was published by Media Factory in June 2014 to March 2015; the second one, published by Square Enix in October 2014, was by Makoto Fugetsu; and the third one, also by Daichi Matsue under Media Factory publications in May 2015. Media Factory also published an anthology in June 2016.

In 2015, Yen Press announced that it has licensed both the light novel and manga versions of Re:Zero.

Watch: Teaser by Animax

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See also: Funimation Delays SimulDubs for Current and Upcoming Anime

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