|Anime television series|
|Directed by||Minoru Ashina|
|Written by||Minoru Ashina|
|Music by||Ruka Kawada|
|Original network||Tokyo MX, MBS, BS11, AT-X, TVA|
|Original run||April 9, 2019 – present|
Isekai Quartet (Japanese: 異世界かるてっと Hepburn: Isekai Karutetto) is a Japanese anime series that serves as a chibi-style crossover between the light novel series KonoSuba, Overlord, Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World, and The Saga of Tanya the Evil, all published by Kadokawa Corporation.
One day, a magic button suddenly appears. The protagonists in KonoSuba, Overlord, Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World, and The Saga of Tanya the Evil all press the button and move to a parallel world — another brand new isekai — where a new story featuring high school life begins.
|Overlord||Ainz Ooal Gown||Satoshi Hino||Chris Guerrero|
|Albedo||Yumi Hara||Elizabeth Maxwell|
|Shalltear Bloodfallen||Sumire Uesaka||Felecia Angelle|
|Aura Bella Fiora||Emiri Katō||Jill Harris|
|Mare Bello Fiore||Yumi Uchiyama||Megan Shipman|
|Demiurge||Masayuki Katō||Jeff Johnson|
|Cocytus||Kenta Miyake||Bryan Massey|
|Hamsuke||Akeno Watanabe||Heather Walker|
|Yuri Alpha||Hiromi Igarashi||Whitney Rodgers|
|CZ2128 Delta||Asami Setō||Michelle Rojas|
|Pandora's Actor||Mamoru Miyano||Eric Vale|
|KonoSuba||Kazuma Satou||Jun Fukushima||Arnie Pantoja|
|Aqua||Sora Amamiya||Faye Mata|
|Megumin||Rie Takahashi||Erica Mendez|
|Darkness||Ai Kayano||Cristina Vee|
|Chris||Ayaka Suwa||Kira Buckland|
|Vanir||Masakazu Nishida||Anthony Bowling|
|Yunyun||Aki Toyosaki||Kayli Mills|
|Ruffian||Tetsu Inada||Imari Williams|
|Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World||Subaru Natsuki||Yūsuke Kobayashi||Sean Chiplock|
|Emilia||Rie Takahashi||Kayli Mills|
|Puck||Yumi Uchiyama||Erica Mendez|
|Rem||Inori Minase||Brianna Knickerbocker|
|Ram||Rie Murakawa||Ryan Bartley|
|Beatrice||Satomi Arai||Kira Buckland|
|Roswaal L. Mathers||Takehito Koyasu||Ray Chase|
|Felt||Chinatsu Akasaki||Christine Marie Cabanos|
|Reinhard van Astrea||Yuichi Nakamura||Robbie Daymond|
|Julius Euclius||Takuya Eguchi||Chris Niosi|
|The Saga of Tanya the Evil||Tanya von Degurechaff||Aoi Yūki||Monica Rial|
|Viktoriya Ivanovna Serebryakov (Visha)||Saori Hayami||Jeannie Tirado|
|Matheus Johann Weiss||Daiki Hamano||Daman Mills|
|Vooren Grantz||Yūsuke Kobayashi||Jeff Johnson|
|Wilibald Koenig||Jun Kasama||Chris Wehkamp|
|Rhiner Neumann||Daichi Hayashi||Ben Phillips|
|Erich von Rerugen||Shinichiro Miki||J. Michael Tatum|
|Kurt von Rudersdorf||Tesshō Genda||Greg Dulcie|
|Hans von Zettour||Hōchū Ōtsuka||Mark Stoddard|
|Adelheid von Schugel||Nobuo Tobita||Charlie Campbell|
Production and release
The series is written and directed by Minoru Ashina, with character designs by Minoru Takehara, who also serves as chief animation director. The series is animated by Studio Puyukai. It aired from April 9 to June 25, 2019. The series is listed for 12 episodes. Funimation has licensed the series and is streaming it in both Japanese and English. On April 23, 2019, it was added to Crunchyroll's streaming library as well. Satoshi Hino, Jun Fukushima, Yūsuke Kobayashi and Aoi Yūki perform the opening theme song "Isekai Quartet" (異世界かるてっと Isekai Karutetto), while Yumi Hara, Sora Amamiya, Rie Takahashi and Aoi Yūki perform the ending theme song "Isekai Girls Talk" (異世界ガールズ♡トーク Isekai gāruzu tōku).
|Season No.||Series No.||Title||Original air date|
|1||1||"Come Together! Quartet"|
Transcription: "Shūketsu! Karutetto" (Japanese: 集結！かるてっと)
|April 9, 2019|
|In the KonoSuba world, Satou Kazuma’s party comes across a big red button. Meanwhile in the Overlord world inside the Great Tomb of Nazarick, Ainz Ooal Gown receives reports from Floor Guardian Demiurge of strange red buttons randomly appearing throughout Nazarick. Megumin intentionally pushes the button and soon Ainz follows by setting theirs off as a result of accidentally sitting on one that suddenly appeared on his throne. Both series' casts are sent to another world featuring a school. They soon learn they are not alone in the new world as the cast of The Saga of Tanya the Evil were also sent to the world as a result of Tanya von Degurechaff pushing two buttons during the upgraded Elenium Type-97 experiment. Soon the cast of Re:Zero joins them inside the school as Kurt von Rudersdorf takes on the role of school principal.|
Transcription: "Kinpaku! Jiko Shōkai" (Japanese: 緊迫！じこしょうかい)
|April 16, 2019|
|Roswaal L. Mathers takes position as one of the school teachers and introduces the "school life" rules for the students. The students are then allowed to introduce themselves to their class peers. Later after school is over, Ainz and his Floor Guardians walk on a sidewalk when they are confronted by Aqua, who explains that she cannot allow the undead to continue and attempts to use her magic to vanquish them. She fails and is immediately hit on the head by Kazuma, who proceeds to apologize to Ainz and drag Aqua away. The next day, Aqua is punished by Roswaal for trying to start a fight with her fellow students.|
Transcription: "Kōchaku! Kurasumeito" (Japanese: 膠着！くらすめいと)
|April 23, 2019|
|After Roswaal tells to the class not to do anything to that threatens their school life, Demiurge explains to the class that his belief is if they try and break any rules of school life, they would be hindering their opportunity to return to their respective worlds. The class is then presented with a talent show that'll happen in the upcoming days, where Subaru explains to his series' cast during lunch that he has a good talent planned. Meanwhile, Tanya is eating lunch with Viktoriya Ivanovna Serebryakov outside when she notices Ainz and starts to suspect he might be the accursed "Being X". When class resumes, she confronts him and demands that he meets her outside of class in park after school, which angers Albedo. The two instead agree to discuss the matter now at the park while Albedo is forced by another teacher, Erich von Rerugen, to remain in class.|
Transcription: "Kaikō! Kurasumeito" (Japanese: 邂逅！くらすめいと)
|April 30, 2019|
|Tanya and Ainz discover in the park that they are both humans that have been sent to other worlds. As the two get to know each other better, Viktoriya arrives after class to retrieve Tanya and leave. Albedo, who spied on the two talking before they departed, becomes infuriated. The next day, Subaru and Kazuma are respectively carried by the much faster Rem and Darkness as to avoid being late to class. After seeing that they both had the same idea, both ask to be dropped but are consequently late for school, while Rem and Darkness arrive just in time. Subaru and Kazuma are punished and discover that they both have been transported to another world based on the fact that they have Japanese names. The two talk on the school roof and Kazuma becomes jealous when he finds out Subaru is surrounded with girls that are actually useful, unlike his party. Kazuma vows to become his enemy as a result.|
|5||5||"Explosion! Talent Show"|
Transcription: "Sakuretsu! Konshinkai" (Japanese: 炸裂！こんしんかい)
|May 7, 2019|
|Roswaal begins the class talent show by drawing names and draws assistant teacher Erich first. Erich is confused as to why he must participate but Roswaal encourages him to set an example. Seeing no way out, he decides to perform the Empire's national anthem. Darkness gushes over how he is embarrassing himself. Next, Subaru unveils his string figure of Tokyo Tower and bores the class. Next, Rem activates her oni blood and uses her ball to accurately smash a watermelon. Weiss exclaims that he has no particular talent and starts to undress, but Tanya uses her magic to electrocute and stop him and she apologizes to the class for his actions. Darkness attempts to show off her "strong body" by trying to have Grantz use a whip on her, inadvertently getting the class to belittle Grantz who did not know about her talent act. Aqua attempts to use her Turn Undead on Ainz and his group for her talent act but is smacked by Kazuma again. Roswaal lets Megumin be the last talent act of the day, and the class goes outside to witness her explosion magic. After witnessing her casting, Roswaal decides to end the talent show for the day but Ainz requests that he show off his talent act. Ainz shows off a super-tier snow cast spell and the class looks in awe.|
|6||6||"Decision! Class Rep"|
Transcription: "Kettei! Iīnkai" (Japanese: 決定！いいんかい)
|May 14, 2019|
|Roswaal decides that it is time to select a Class Rep and Vice Rep. Seeing that Ainz, Aqua, and Emilia have elected themselves as candidates, he draws their names and Emilia wins the position of Class Rep. Aqua drops out and Ainz wins the Vice Rep position. Albedo and Shalltear elect themselves as second Vice Rep candidates and Albedo wins the position. In addition to these selections, several classmates have been grouped together into different committees: Animal Care - Subaru, Aura, and Aqua; Disciplinary - Tanya, Demiurge, and Kazuma; Lunch - Ram, Visha; Library - Mare and Beatrice; Gym - Cocytus, Darkness, Weiss, Koenig, and Neumann - Nurse: Rem, and Shalltear - Intercom: Megumin and Grantz. Leaving Roswaal tells them to get along. Roswaal listens to the class from behind the closed door and is approached by Beatrice. She tells him that she finds that the drawings result being fair to be ridiculous and accuses him of tampering the results. Kazuma laments how he finds himself going back to school in yet another world as Demiurge and Tanya each abuse their magical casting powers over him by forcing him onto the ground and making him stand up again against his own will. Tanya declares that she will not accept any foolery as part of the Disciplinary Committee while Demiurge agrees. Cocytus, Darkness, Koenig, Weiss, and Neumann are outside as part of the Gym Committee. Darkness becomes eager to start and begins spewing perverted fantasies to the confusion of the men.|
|7||7||"Carry Out! Class Rep"|
Transcription: "Suikō! Iīnkai" (Japanese: 遂行！いいんかい)
|May 21, 2019|
|Emilia lands in bed, exhausted from her work as Class Rep. She enjoys that everyone in her new world is unique and has no prejudice at her for being a half-elf. Subaru, Rem, and Beatrice talk about their experiences in their positions while walking to class in the morning. Subaru's experience in the Animal Care Committee with Aura and Beatrice's interaction with Mare as library keepers are discussed. Aura and Mare run to school, briefly meeting the trio. Aura exchange greetings with Subaru before running ahead. Mare greets Beatrice shyly and the two decide to head to the library together. As Megumin and Grantz fight over the intercom, Subaru and Rem arrive in school where they both depart and Subaru meets up with Emilia, Ainz, and Albedo in homeroom. Emilia explains to him that they were discussing ideas on how to get everyone to get along with each other. Ainz introduces himself to Subaru and agrees with Emilia's sentiment, but notices a flame burning within Subaru's chest and attempts to investigate by placing his hand over his chest. Ainz apologizes to Subaru for his intrusion and they both share a laugh together. Roswaal comes into the room and informs the group that the class will be going on a field trip to the beach.|
|8||8||"Prepare! Field Trip"|
Transcription: "Junbi! Rinkai gakkō" (Japanese: 準備！りんかいがっこう)
|May 28, 2019|
|Ainz proposes to the class that they all do something together for their beach field trip. Aqua raises her hand in disagreement in part to her prejudice towards him being an undead until Emilia tells her it was her idea, wanting them all to become better friends. Emilia writes down a list of activities the class could do while there and class ends late in the afternoon. Tanya and Viktoriya decide to go shopping to buy swimsuits. They spot Albedo and Shalltear admiring several male swimming suits which they hope to see Ainz wear. Kazuma and Aqua get spotted by the two Floor Guardians, and Aqua and the guardians grow hostile towards each other. Kazuma reminds them that Emilia wants them to become better friends and both parties oblige to cease. Being jogged by Aqua's dialogue thereafter, Kazuma discovers that Albedo is a succubus. Shalltear shares with him the fact that Albedo is a virgin, which embarrasses her. Aqua defends Albedo and says the only thing that nobody should ever do is wear pads in their bras, which stuns and angers Shalltear since she does it, while Albedo laughs hysterically. The commotion is overheard by Tanya and Viktoriya.|
|9||9||"Enjoy! Field Trip"|
Transcription: "Mankitsu! Rinkai gakkō" (Japanese: 満喫！りんかいがっこう)
|June 4, 2019|
|The class arrives at the beach for their field trip. Kazuma spies on the girls from the bushes while the male 203rd Aerial Mage Battalion members gush over Darkness' chest during push ups. Subaru meets up with Ram and Viktoriya and Ram proceeds to insult him by calling him Barasu when Viktoriya asks for his name. Tanya and Demiurge punish Kazuma for disrupting the peace as a Disciplinary Committee member. Under a medical tent, Shalltear is flustered by seeing Rem's bust and being reminded of her earlier incident with Albedo. Later at night, the test of courage begins. Subaru, Tanya, Ainz and Aqua walk as a tagged group through the event's passage until Aqua stops them and asks the group if they are from Earth. She explains she can tell because she is a goddess who sent Kazuma to his new world. Tanya becomes infuriated, believing Aqua is Being X and discharges her magic in a fit of rage at her. Subaru and Ainz convince her that Aqua and Being X cannot be the same people because they have vastly different personalities. The rest of the class joins them after witnessing the magical spike in the atmosphere.|
|10||10||"Join In! Rivals"|
Transcription: "Sansen! Rai barutachi" (Japanese: 参戦！らいばるたち)
|June 11, 2019|
|Roswaal announces a field day is coming and the winners will be allowed to return to their worlds. Subaru questions who the class could compete against since there are no other classes. Roswaal corrects him and much to the surprise of Class 2, reveals there's a Class 1 room down the hallway with additional characters from each individual worlds. After class, Subaru, Tanya and Ainz discuss the upcoming field day and the competing strengths of the students from Class 1. Kazuma, Aqua and Darkness discover Chris is a member of Class 1, and in addition to telling them that she has no control over their current situation, reveals to them that they cannot revive if they are killed in their current world. Subaru questions whether his "Return by Death" curse is still in effect in his current world and tests it out, covering Tanya's ears to protect her from dying. Much to the dismay of Subaru, the curse is still in effect. Subaru is then is hit by Hamsuke and Death Knight, seemingly by his ability to attract magical beasts. Later in Class 2, everyone announces their intention of doing their best in the upcoming field day to return to their worlds. When Kazuma refutes doing anything to help for being lazy, Tanya uses an initiative to motivate him by having him run outside of school while Puck bombards him using crystal magic.|
|11||11||"Work Together! Field Day"|
Transcription: "Kyōryoku! Taīkusai" (Japanese: 協力！たいいくさい)
|June 18, 2019|
|The field day begins as Yunyun makes an appearance (as the sole member of Class 3) to continue her rivalry with Megumin. The classes face off against each other in a variety of games, but Reinhard's abilities give him a slight advantage over those of Class 2, giving Class 1 a ten point advantage. Finally, the last match is a "cavalry battle" game worth 100 million points, which confuses the students as to why the previous games mattered. Class 2's team of Ainz, Subaru, Kazuma, and Tanya face off against Class 1's team of Chris, Reinhard, Felt, and Julius. However, the teachers suddenly decide to jump into the fight as well, with their own cavalry team of Roswaal, Erich, Vanir, and Pandora's Actor. The 2 student teams decide to team up to fight the teachers. Principal Kurt feels the teachers are at a slight disadvantage and decides to activate a secret weapon from underneath the ground to help them: Destroyer from the KonoSuba world.|
|12||12||"Band Together! Quartet"|
Transcription: "Danketsu! Karutetto" (Japanese: 団結！かるてっと)
|June 25, 2019|
|Roswaal reveals that Destroyer has a giant headband, and is considered another participant in the cavalry battle. Kazuma tries to use his Steal skill on both Destroyer and the teacher's headband, but to no avail, with Subaru remarking that he wouldn't easily be able to use a "one-shot" ability on a "final boss" character. Class 1's team decides to attack the teachers, leaving Class 2's team to combine their abilities to get Tanya on top of Destroyer's head. After a dramatic finish, Tanya grabs Destroyer's headband and wins the game for Class 2. However, Roswaal does not send them back to their respective worlds, as he only said that they might go home. As the students agree that they are enjoying their experiences in this new world, Roswaal shocks the class by announcing that new transfer students are joining them. The class door opens and the episode ends just before they are able to see the new transfer students.|
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