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Re:ZERO − Starting Life in Another World (Director's Cut) (Japanese: Re:ゼロから始める異世界生活, Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu, lit. "Re: Starting life in a different world from zero") is a Japanese anime television series based on the light novel series, written by Tappei Nagatsuki and illustrated by Shin'ichirō Ōtsuka, of the same name.

The entire series was avaliable at launch.


Re:ZERO -Startingg Life in Another World- (Director's Cut) centres on Subaru Natsuki, a hikikomori who suddenly finds himself transported to another world on his way home from the convenience store.


Main Characters

  • Subaru Natsuki
  • Emilia


  • Puck
  • Rem
  • Ram
  • Beatrice
  • Roswaal L. Mathers
  • Fredrica Baumann
  • Patrasche



The possibility of an anime adaptation came up early in the development of the series; Sho Tanaka, a producer at Kadokawa, asked Ikemoto about properties which might lend themselves to being animated, and Ikemoto recommended that Tanaka read Nagatsuki's web novels. Despite an initial miscommunication which led to Ikemoto believing that Tanaka wasn't interested, talks of adapting the series began soon after the web novels began the transition to print.


  • The Director's Cut is a new broadcast of the original release of Re:Zero back in 2016. It is the same story, told is 13 one hour episodes, which are being released weekly. This is the 'remake' that was announced a month ago.


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