Announced at a panel, FUNimation announced that they will be in charge of releasing home video (DVDs) of the anime Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World –. It’s been set that the first set of DVDs will be released in the summer and it will be set as Season 1 Part 1.
The anime started in Japan in April 2016 and ran for 25 episodes. It’s based on the light novel and it was created by the author Tappei Nagatsuki and illustrator Shinichirou Otsuka.
The story 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.