Pac-Man — just looking at the name makes most of us smile and reminisce about our childhood days. Pac-Man fans who are also anime fans have some good news headed their way.
The news could lift the spirits of people and cheer them up in these grim times.
On 23rd May 2020, Bandai Namco celebrated the 40th Anniversary of their world-famous arcade game — Pac-Man.
As a part of celebrations for the same, Namco decided to form a collaboration between Pac-Man and the popular anime That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime.
An image featuring characters from both the franchises was released:
The collaboration project also means new official merchandise would be available as shown:
The official website of the collaboration also confirmed that a game featuring 8-bit versions of the characters from That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (also known as TenSura) would be released soon.
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime’s second season will be aired in Fall 2020 while an anime on the spin-off manga Slime Diaries by Shiba is scheduled to premiere in Winter 2020.
About That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime:
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, also known as TenSura is a Japanese fantasy light novel series written by Fuse, and illustrated by MitzVah.
It was serialized online between 2013 and 2016 on the user-generated novel publishing website Shōsetsuka ni Narō. It was acquired by Micro Magazine, who published the first light novel volume in 2014. Fifteen volumes have been released as of September 2019. Yen Press handles its English release.
Satoru Mikami, an average 37-year-old office worker from Tokyo with no girlfriend, was asked for marriage advice by his colleague Tamura. After meeting him and his partner, Mikami is stabbed to death by a passing robber.
Upon making some requests during his death, he is reincarnated in another world as a slime with the ability known as a predator. The skill lets him have the power of any creature he devours. Thus he embarks on his isekai journey as the strongest slime in the history of slimes.