Crunchyroll began streaming Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Memory Snow, the first original video anime (OVA) episode in the Re:Zero franchise, on February 19, 2020. The OVA aired on television in Japan last week in place of the regular broadcast of the Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Director’s Cut. edited anime. Crunchyroll also began streaming the seventh episode of the Re:Zero Director’s Cut, which aired in Japan on February 19, 2020.
The OVA opened in Japanese theaters in October 2018, and featured a returning cast and staff.