PV and Quiz of ‘Re:Zero(Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu): a high tension AnimeJapan 2016 event report
The pre-broadcasting special event of “Re: A Life In A Different World From Zero” was held as a part of AnimeJapan 2016, at Tokyo Big Sight on March 27th 2016.
“Re: A Life In A Different World From Zero” is based on a light-novel published by MF Bunko J, and begins its TV animation series from next April. It is a high-fantasy story about a Japanese high school male student named Natsuki, who is suddenly summoned to a different world, getting a unique skill called “Shini-Modori,” which can turn back the time before its user’s death. Using the power, Natsuki tries to defy to his absurd destiny.
On a stage of the event, leading voice actors of the story appeared; Yusuke Kobayashi as Subaru Natsuki, Kii Takahashi as Emilia, Yumi Uchiyama as Pack, Chinatsu Akasaki as Felt. Many people interested in the story visited the stage, from enthusiasts of its original work and visitors who did not know anything about it.
Kobayashi was in the training suit which the protagonist wears, and it is the first time for him to appear on a stage in a particular costume.
After the greetings, the newest promotion video was played, and they gave some explanations about major characters.
According to their explanations, editors of the animation made its music and situations in a scene at convenience store precise and detailed. Also, they recommended viewers to focus on the effects which show a vivid reality and eventual gaps between in different worlds. The story has many highlights, for example, the power of Shini-Modori, the quirky characters of the different world, and so on.
After that a question and answer session for “Re: A Life In A Different World From Zero” was held. Nobody could finish the quiz unless four major voice actors could give correct answers at once. The actors boosted their morals and said that they have to play punishment games if they cannot escape from the different world.
They challenged various questions including how to read “:” of Re:, or to write Mahou in English for example.
However, they could not escape because they couldn’t hardly solve the questions all at once, so they were forced to introduce highlights of the story in “excellent fine voices.” Each actor shared information like ‘what Nikukyu is Punch’, or that the first episode lasts an hour, etc., in such manners, getting visitors to applaud and cheer for them.
There is some information about the animation at the end of the event; its broadcasting will start from April 3rd, a special program will be on the air in advance on April 2nd. In addition they announced that the opening theme song “Redo” sung by Konomi Suzuki will be on sale from May 11th, and that the ending theme song “STYX HELIX” will also be sold from May 14th.
The event finished with inidividual comments by the actors.
Source : http://animeanime.jp/article/2016/03/31/27801.html