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Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation (無職転生〜異世界行ったら本気だす〜 Mushoku Tensei Isekai Ittara Honki Dasu) is a high fantasy anime series based on the original Mushoku Tensei series of light novels written by Rifujin na Magonote. The series is being produced by Egg Firm and directed by Manabu Okamoto at Studio Bind. The anime officially began broadcasting on Japanese television from January 10, 2021.

Background

Production and Development

On March 15, 2019, the official website of MF Books announced that an anime adaptation project of Mushoku Tensei would be produced. [1] It was confirmed on October 16, 2019, with the release of the first promotional video that the adaptation will be a television series slated to premiere in October 2020. It was also revealed Manabu Okamoto will be directing the series at Studio Bind (along with other staff-member reveals) with Egg Firm producing the series. [2] On June 19, 2020, however, it was announced the release has been delayed to 2021.[3] It was announced on December 6, 2021 that the anime will officially start broadcasting on television from January 10, 2021 onwards.[4] An early broadcast of the first two episodes was released on December 27, 2020 on the NicoNico streaming service. The first cour began with on January 10, 2021 broadcasted on Tokyo MX, Sun TV, KBS Kyoto and BS11 and ended on March 21.

After the first cour, it was announced on May 19, 2021 that the premiere of second cour which was slated for July has been postponed to October and the anime will re-broadcast the first eleven episodes from July 11 onwards. Also confirming the release of Blu-ray Chapter 3 and 4 were delayed. [5] [6] It was announced on August 16, 2021 that the second cour will officially start broadcasting on television from October 3, 2021 onwards.[7]

Overseas Distribution

On December 6, 2020, Funimation licensed the series to simulcast it on their streaming platform in North America, Mexico, Brazil and the British Isles, in Europe through Wakanim, and in Australia and New Zealand through AnimeLab. [8] And on January 7, 2020, Muse Communication licensed the series in Southeast Asia and South Asia to stream it on their Muse Asia YouTube channel, and on iQIYI and Bilibili in Southeast Asia. [9] On February 13, 2021, Funimation announced the series would be receiving an English dub, with the first episode premiering on February on February 14, 2021. [10]

Synopsis

"I'm going to get serious in this new world!"

A 34-years-old virgin, who is an unemployed recluse NEET, is kicked out of his house on the day of his parents' funeral and is run over by a truck, killing him. When he wakes up, he finds that he has been reborn as a baby in a different world of swords and sorcery!

The man who has been living like a piece of trash vows to live as a boy named Rudeus in the other world with all his might! What awaits Rudeus are a loli sorceress, his elf-eared childhood friend, a fierce tsundere lady, and a variety of other humans. He'll have to find his way to the top of the mountain through many hardships, adventures and battles.

A new life begins to unfold! The fantasy of a new life begins![11]

Episode List

# Title Japanese Broadcast English Release
12 The Woman with the Demon Eyes
魔眼を持つ女
October 3, 2021 October 31, 2021
13 Missed Connections
すれ違い
October 10, 2021 November 7, 2021
14 No Such Thing As a Free Lunch
只より高いものはない
October 17, 2021 November 14, 2021
15 Slow Life in the Doldia Village
ドルディア村のスローライフ
October 24, 2021 December 5, 2021
16 Family Squabble
親子げんか
October 31, 2021 December 12, 2021
16.5 OVA 01
TBA
March 16, 2022
17 Reunion
再会
November 7, 2021 December 19, 2021
18 Separate Journeys
それぞれの旅
November 14, 2021
19 Route Selection
ルート選択
November 21, 2021
20 The Birth of My Little Sister, the Maid
妹侍女の生まれた日
November 28, 2021
21 Turning Point 2
ターニングポイント 2
December 5, 2021
22 Reality (Dream)
現実(ユメ)
December 12, 2021
23 Wake Up, and One Step Forward
目覚め、一歩、
December 19, 2021

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Blu-ray

Main Cast

Character Japanese CV English CV
Rudeus Greyrat Yumi Uchiyama / Sugita Tomokazu Madeleine Morris / Ben Philips
Eris Boreas Greyrat Ai Kakuma Lindsay Seidel
Roxy Migurdia Konomi Kohara Michelle Rojas
Sylphiette Ai Kayano Emily Neves
Paul Greyrat Toshiyuki Morikawa Jared Smith
Zenith Greyrat Hisako Kanemoto Bryn Apprill
Lilia Lynn Dani Chambers
Ghislaine Dedoldia Megumi Toyoguchi Rachel Robinson
Ruijerd Superdia Daisuke Namikawa Christopher Wehkamp

Main Staff

Position Japanese English ADR
Director Manabu Okamoto Jeremy Inman
Assistant Director Hiroki Hirano Emily Fajardo
Series Composition Manabu Okamoto Madeleine Morris
Storyboard Manabu Okamoto / Hiroki Hirano N/A
Character Design Kazutaka Sugiyama N/A
Art Director Masakazu Miyake N/A
Color Design Makiko Doi N/A
Cinematography Shinji Tonsho N/A
Editor Akinori Mishima N/A
Sound Director Jin Aketagawa N/A
Sound Effects Ueno Tsutomu N/A
Music Yoshiaki Fujisawa N/A

Promotional Videos

Key Visuals

Trivia

  • Mushoku Tensei is Studio Bind's first independently produced show while also Toshiya Otomo(the Studio President)'s first solo led project.[12]
  • The first promotional video was the first footage the Studio produced with the contribution of Manabu Okamoto, Shingo Fujii, Ryo Imamura, and the staff that was involved at the point of the Studio's formation.[12]

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