Re:ZERO Season 3 Confirms 90-Minute Premiere, Releases New Trailer and Visual


The first episode of Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Season 3 has been officially announced to be a 90-minute special. 

The episode will be screened in Japanese theaters starting on August 30 JST, ahead of Re:ZERO Season 3’s TV broadcast start in October. The first Japanese screening of the episode will take place earlier, on August 10 JST.

A new trailer and visual have been released together with this news.

Additionally, Chika Anzai, Shoya Ishige, Kotaro Nishiyama, and Kenjiro Tsuda are joining the cast as Sirius Romanée-Conti, Joshua Juukulius, Kiritaka Muse, and Heinkel Astrea, respectively. Also, Konomi Suzuki is performing the opening theme song “Reweave,” while MYTH & ROID are singing the ending song “NOX LUX.”

Crunchyroll recently revealed that the 90-minute first episode will have its world premiere at Anime Expo 2024 on July 5 PST.

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- is based on the light novels written by Tappei Nagatsuki and illustrated by Shinichiro Otsuka. The first two seasons of the White Fox-produced anime premiered in 2016 and 2020, with the second season having a split-cour format. (Season 2’s second cour premiered in January 2021. In July 2020, Tsunaki Yoshikawa, the animation producer of the first two seasons, founded Atelier Pontdarc.)


The light novel series, which is published under KADOKAWA’s MF Bunko J label, began in 2014 and will release its 36th main volume on June 25, 2024 JST. Yen Press describes the first volume of the books as:

Subaru Natsuki was just trying to get to the convenience store but wound up summoned to another world. He encounters the usual things–life-threatening situations, silver haired beauties, cat fairies–you know, normal stuff. All that would be bad enough, but he’s also gained the most inconvenient magical ability of all–time travel, but he’s got to die to use it. How do you repay someone who saved your life when all you can do is die?

Meanwhile, the synopsis for volume 16, the start of “The Stars That Engrave History Arc,” reads:

A CITY OF HIDDEN DEPTHS! In the year since the Battle of the Sanctuary, Subaru Natsuki has been busy honing his skills alongside Emilia and the other members of their merry band. Still, these peaceful days cannot carry on forever-and it is none other than Anastasia, Emilia’s rival in the royal selection, who brings their respite to an end with an unexpected hand-delivered letter bearing an invitation to the famous Water Gate City of Pristella. Despite their suspicions about the sudden request, they accept and set off for the trade hub that lies at the kingdom’s border. There, among the inviting canals and dazzling streets, await old friends, new faces, and a hidden menace lurking in the shadows!

In addition to the main Re:ZERO light novel volumes, there are short story anthologies, side stories, manga, and video games. The manga adaptation of “The Stars That Engrave History Arc” (which uses a different title) started serialization this year.

Re:ZERO started as a Shousetsuka ni Narou web novel.


• Director: Masahiro Shinohara (Is This Order A Rabbit? Bloom assistant director, Trapezium)
• Series composer: Masahiro Yokotani (returning)
• Character designer and chief animation director: Haruka Segawa (Call of the Night)
• Script supervisor: Tappei Nagatsuki 
• Monster Design: Keitaro Chiba (Re: Zero Season 2 Episode 37 and 44 co-animation director)

• Art Director: Bihou’s Norika Kinoshita (Ascendance of a Bookworm)
• Color Designer: Atelier Pontdarc’s Izumi Sakamoto (returning)
• Compositing director: T2 Studio’s Miori Miyagi (Uncle from Another World assistant compositing director)
• Music composer: Kenichiro Suehiro (returning)
• Animation producer: Shinichiro Kato (Sengoku Youko,Utawarerumono Mask of Truth)
• Animation production: White Fox


• Yusuke Kobayashi as Subaru Natsuki
• Rie Takahashi as Emilia
 Satomi Arai as Beatrice
• Nobuhiko Okamoto as Garfiel Tinsel
• Kohei Amasaki as Otto Suwen
• Chinatsu Akasaki as Felt
• Yuichi Nakamura as Reinhard Van Astrea
• Yuka Iguchi as Crusch Karsten
• Yui Horie as Ferris
• Kenyu Horiuchi as Wilhelm Van Astrea
• Kana Ueda as Anastasia Hoshin
• Takuya Eguchi as Julius Juukulius
 Yukari Tamura as Priscilla Barielle
• Tomokazu Seki as Al
• Aya Yamane as Liliana Masquerade

Source: @Rezero_official

Melvyn is one of Anime Trending's main news writers. Aside from anime, he can sometimes be found writing about Japanese/anime-related video games, VTubers, manga, and light novels. Occasionally, he'll put out a review or listicle too. Every anime season, he looks forward to discovering new standout episodes and OP/ED animation sequences. Some of his free time is spent self-learning Japanese.
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