‘Re:Zero’ season 2 drops emotional scenes on episode 1

Re:Zero season 2 broke the hearts of the avid fans with the emotional and tear-jerking scenes it incorporated in the first episode. 

Re:Zero has just made its highly-anticipated comeback after COVID-19 took a toll on its production. However, instead of being happy, fans were distraught with the first episode of the show’s season 2.

Season overview

As per Crunchyroll, Re:ZERO season 2’s synopsis reads:

“Even after dying countless times, Subaru finally ended the threat of the White Whale and defeated the Witch Cult’s Sin Archbishop representing sloth, Petelgeuse Romaneeconti. But only shortly after overcoming a tragic ending and reuniting with his beloved Emilia, Subaru learns that Rem has been erased from this world, having fallen victim to the White Whale’s Fog of Elimination in the midst of Subaru’s death loop. With the White Whale now gone, Subaru and Emilia are forced to confront a reality they never dreamed would happen.”

Episode 1 features emotional scenes

Episode 1 of Re:Zero’s second installment started with Subaru Natsuki and Emilia as usual. Rem and Ram were showcased later on. Things were peaceful for the two characters at first. 

However, this all changed after a pair of villains made an appearance. The foes of the duo, who embodied the sin themselves, challenged Rem to a duel. At the end of the fight, Rem was put in a coma. 

After Subaru learned the fate of his friend, he was left in a puddle of tears. Consequently, he tried to use his Return by Death to save Rem. However, after Subaru died to reset things, everyone except him had forgotten Rem. 

Fans share sentiments

Re:Zero devotees have teared up on the first episode of the series. Some fans even took to Twitter to share their reactions over the emotional scenes. One fan said:

“Actually, in Episode 1 Re:Zero season 2 is too hard for me. I am one of the Team Rem and it’s hit me so much, I cried a lot of this scene, I dont lie.”

Moreover, another fan expressed its sorrow despite the arrival of season 2. The user wrote: “Re Zero Season 2 is here and I am depressed. This episode was so heavy.”

Re:Zero season 2 key visual and trailer

Prior to the release of the first episode of Re:Zero’s season 2, the show has dropped a key visual and a trailer. The key visual showcased the returning characters of season 2. Along with this is the list of the additional cast who will portray vital roles in the forthcoming installment. 

Meanwhile, the show’s trailer overall teased a much-awaited story arc of Subaru Natsuki and his need for help. As the clip went on, the return of fans’ favorite characters was revealed.

Image Courtesy of 1296zeon/YouTube Screenshot 

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