As part of a Livestream event for the anime adaptation of “Overlord“, it was announced that the series will continue with the fourth season. In addition, a film project adapting the “Holy Kingdom Arc” (jap.: “Sei Oukoku-hen”) of the Light Novel is in the works.
Overlord Season 4 Release Date
Like the previous seasons, the new episodes will be created again under the direction of Naoyuki Itou (“Your Voice -KIMIKOE-“) at Studio Madhouse. Yukie Sugawara writes the script again, while Satoshi Tasaki adapts the original character design of so-bin for the animation.
All well-known Japanese speakers of the main characters, including Satoshi Hino as Ainz and Yumi Hara as Albedo, will rejoin the Overlord Season 4. The Overlord Season 4 official release date is July 5, 2022. The new Overlord movie is likely to come out in 2023, but the release date for the film has not been announced yet.
The anime adaptation of “Overlord” so far comprises three seasons, which were broadcast on Japanese television between July 2015 and October 2018, as well as two compilation films, which started in Japanese cinemas in February and March 2017.
The series is based on the light novel of the same name by Kugane Maruyama, Both the light novels and the manga are licensed in North America by Yen Press, with a release date of November 8, 2016. The anime was released on DVD and Blu-ray. In addition, it is available on-demand on Netflix.
In June 2015, prior to the release of the anime (Absolute Duo, The Irregular at Magic High School & The Vampire Dies in No Time) and manga, the light novel series had about 600,000 copies in print in Japan with eight volumes. By August 1, 2015, the light novel and manga series had a total of 1 million copies in circulation in Japan. On August 4, a 600,000-copy reprint of the novels was announced.
As of August 20, 2015, the nine-volume Overlord light novel series and two-volume manga series have, together, more than 1.5 million copies in circulation in Japan. As of September 18, 2015, Overlord light novel and manga has over 2 million copies in circulation. As of May 2016, the Overlord light novel series had 2.5 million copies in print. Overlord has since been named the top-selling light novel series of 2015. As of April 2018, the light novel and manga combined had over 7 million copies in print.
Overlord Season 4 Trailer 3
Overlord Season 4 Visual
Overlord Season 4 Characters, Cast, Staff and Studio
I. Characters and Cast
|Ainz||Satoshi Hino (Ainz, Overlord)|
|Albedo||Yumi Hara (Albedo, Overlord)|
|Shalltear||Sumire Uesaka (Shalltear, Overlord)|
|Aura||Emiri Katou (Aura, Overlord)|
|Mare||Yumi Uchiyama (Mare, Overlord)|
|Demiurge||Masayuki Katou (Demiurge, Overlord)|
|Cocytus||Kenta Miyake (Cocytus, Overlord)|
II. Production Team and Studio
|Series Composition, Script||Yukie Sugawara|
|Character Design||Satoshi Tasaki|
Overlord is a Japanese light novel series written by Kugane Maruyama and illustrated by so-bin. It began serialization online in 2010, before being acquired by Enterbrain. Fourteen volumes have been published since July 2012. A manga adaptation by Satoshi Oshio, with art by Hugin Miyama, began serialization in Kadokawa Shoten’s manga magazine Comp Ace from November 26, 2014. Both the light novels and the manga are licensed in North America by Yen Press since 2016.
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