The Tumultuous Week (激動の一週間, Gekidou no Isshuukan) is the second arc of the Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu series, preceded by the The Capital City's First Day Arc and followed by the Return to the Capital City Arc. Arc 2 consists of two light novel volumes which were then adapted into five manga volumes (four main story + 1 side story) with art made by Makoto Fuugetsu and eight anime episodes.
After saving Emilia, Subaru stays at Roswaal's Mansion, where he starts working as a butler with Ram and Rem. Nevertheless, during his first days there, he is mysteriously murdered. Hoping to discover the killer, Subaru does everything possible to gain the trust of everyone at the mansion.
- Main article: Re:Zero Light Novel Volume 2/Synopsis
- Main article: Re:Zero Light Novel Volume 3/Synopsis