Re: Zero also known as Starting Life in Another World a Japanese light novel series written by Tappei Nagatsuki and illustrated by Shin’ichirō Ōtsuka. The series has been adapted into manga series, visual novel series as well as anime series. The story of Re: Zero revolves around an unemployed person that finds himself summoned to a different reality set in a fantasy world. Soon after arriving there, he gets killed and figures out that every time he dies he has the ability to turn back time.