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More Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Coming This October

Jobless Reincarnation

If you’re a fan of Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation, you don’t have to wait too much longer before you get more episodes! Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation’s second quarter episodes will debut on October 3 in Japan, and will be streamed for American audiences by Funimation. And we got this new visual for it:

The show was originally supposed to come out in July, but the staff said that “various circumstances” have bumped back the debut. The show originally began coming out in January, and it based on a light novel series. Funimation gave this description of the series:

“The story follows a 34-year-old man who is killed after trying to save someone from getting hit by a car. He soon finds himself reincarnated in a magical world as Rudeus Greyrat, except that he gets his whole life reset, starting as a baby.

With all of his knowledge from his previous life, and a new heaping helping of magical ability, Rudeus quickly becomes a formidable warrior ready for adventure. Oh, and he’s still a total pervert.”

The director is Manabu Okamoto of Gamers!, and the character designer is Kazutaka Sugiyama of DARLING in the FRANXX.

The original light novels, the manga adaptation, and the Mushoku Tensei: Roxy Gets Serious spinoff manga are all published in America by Seven Seas Entertainment.

Earlier this year, original creator Rifujin na Magonote defended the series when there were controversies about the main character being perverted. “There are a lot of people who can’t accept how in Mushoku Tensei, the protagonist remains a pervert even after he reincarnates. It’s the same in the original work. But it’s not as if he has loads of regrets about being a pervert in his previous life. That’s why in the isekai he doesn’t necessarily think, ‘I’m going to live life seriously! That also means stop being a perv!’

He continued, “Tentatively speaking, in the original work, he’s 100% a perv and 0% serious at the point when he is born. When he decides to ‘live life seriously,’ it settles down to 20% perv and 80% serious, but since the anime doesn’t include that moment of change, the perv ratio feels bigger compared to the original work. . . .I think that as his level of understanding goes up, he will do less criminal actions and other things that ignores other people’s feelings. However, his fundamental nature as a perv won’t change, so if you’re one of those people who think that being a pervert in and of itself is bad, I hope you don’t sweat it too much!”

Source: ANN


Danica Davidson is the author of the bestselling Manga Art for Beginners with artist Melanie Westin, and its sequel, Manga Art for Intermediates, with professional Japanese mangaka Rena Saiya. Check out her other comics and books at www.danicadavidson.com.