Anime about the man who reincarnates in the fantasy world as a favorite vending machine
Kadokawa announced it on Saturday hirukuma‘S Reborn as a vending machine, now I walk around the dungeon (Jidōhanbaiki ni Umarekawatta Ore wa Meikyū ni Samayō) the light novel series is inspiring an anime. The announcement did not reveal the anime’s format.
The announcement teaser video below begins with a narrator introducing a fantasy world that “has been saved numerous times by reincarnated people,” then observes with surprise that the fate of the fantasy world now lies in a vending machine.
Yen print has published all three volumes of the light novels in English and describes the story:
A middle-aged man with only one passion in life finds his right ending in a car accident. That’s where most of the stories would end, but instead, that’s where his story begins when he is reborn as what he has most admired in life: a vending machine! But his new lease of life (?) Happens in the worst possible place: What can a vending machine do in a monster-infested prison when he can’t speak or even move by himself?
hirukuma began serializing the story on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō website in March 2016 and finished it in December of the same year, with epilogue stories serialized from January to February 2017. KadokawaSneaker Bunko began publishing novels in print editions with illustrations by Itsuwa Katostarting with the first volume in July 2016. The third and final volume was shipped in February 2017.
Kunieda launched a manga adaptation of the novels in Kadokawa‘S Monthly comedian Dengeki Daioh revised in August 2021. Kadokawa published the first volume of the manga on March 25. Yen print is releasing the manga digitally at the same time as the chapters debut in Japan.
Source: Comic Natalie