An April 2024 premiere window has been announced for the Re:Monster anime adaptation. A trailer and concept visual, the latter depicting the evolution of the show’s goblin characters, were also released.
Accompanying the trailer is the unveiling of the staff and main cast. Takayuki Inagaki (Birdie Wing -Golf Girls’ Story-) is directing at Studio DEEN with series composition from Hiroshi Yamaguchi (Grimms Notes the Animation), character designs from Junichi Takaoka (Choujuushin Gravion), and music composition from Gou Sakabe (Kizuna no Allele). The main cast includes:
• Takuya Satou as Goburo
• Kenta Hosoda as Gobukichi
• Ai Kakuma as Gobumi
• Kana Ueda as Gobue
• Mai Kanno as Akagami Short (Short Red Hair)
Re:Monster is based on the Alphapolis-polished books from Kogitsune Kanekiru. Seven Seas Entertainment describes the manga adaptation by Haruyoshi Kobayakawa as:
Tomokui Kanata has suffered an untimely death, but his adventures are far from over. He is reborn into a fantastical world of monsters and magic—as a lowly goblin! But Kanata, or Gob-Rou as he is now named, is not about to let that stop him. With a combination of memories from his old life, a brand new body, and a monstrous appetite, Gob-Rou thrives in this new world where he must devour other creatures to gain their powers. It takes strength, smarts, and a strong stomach to survive in this action-packed fantasy!
Kanekiru originally published Re:Monster as a web novel on Shousetsuka ni Narou. The light novel series first ran from 2012 to 2017 with 10 volumes, including a Volume 8.5, and a side story volume. In 2018, the light novels returned with Re:Monster — The Dark Continent Arc, which has three volumes as of 2020.
Most of the Re:Monster light novels were illustrated by Yamaada, with NAJI yanagida illustrating the current Dark Continent entries.