The Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- property expanded on the anime side a bit more with an OVA using the subtitle Memory Snow showed up in 2018. Then the Frozen Bonds OVA arrived with an April 1st, 2020 debut on home video which allowed Crunchyroll to start streaming it at the end of April. With that up for the past couple of weeks or so, they’re also now able to start releasing some clips from it which hasn’t been done before. This new one focuses on when Emilia tries to save some travelers but cannot save them from herself.
It’s available to viewers in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS.
Originally airing in 2016, the first season of the TV series was directed by Masaharu Watanabe based on the series composition by Masahiro Yokotani. Kyuta Sakai handled the character designs and as the chief animation director with production handled by White Fox.
The Japanese cast includes Rie Takahashi as Emilia, Yūsuke Kobayashi as Subaru Natsuki, Chinatsu Akasaki as Felt, Inori Minase as Rem, Kana Ueda as Anastasia Hoshin, Keiji Fujiwara as Al, Kenta Miyake as Kadomon Risch, Kenyuu Horiuchi as Wilhelm van Astrea, Kōhei Amasaki as Otto Suwen, Mamiko Noto as Elsa Granhilte, Mugihito as Rom, Rie Murakawa as Ram, Satomi Arai as Beatrice, Takehito Koyasu as Roswaal L. Mathers, Takuya Eguchi as Julius Euclius, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Betelgeuse Romanee-Conti, Yui Horie as Felix Argyle, Yūichi Nakamura as Reinhard Van Astrea, Yuka Iguchi as Crusch Karsten, Yukari Tamura as Priscilla Barielle, and Yumi Uchiyama as Puck.
The show is based on the novels by Tappei Nagatsuki that began in 2012 with Yen Press releasing them and the manga in North America.
Plot Concept: The series follows Subaru Natsuki, an ordinary high school student who is lost in an alternate world and rescued by a beautiful, silver-haired girl. He stays near her to return the favor, but the destiny she is burdened with is more than Subaru can imagine. Enemies attack one by one, and both of them are killed. He then finds out he has the power to rewind death, back to the time he first came to this world. But only he remembers what has happened since.