After waiting for almost three years, Overlord Season 4 is finally coming back. The makers of the anime have put the rumors to rest and treated the loyal fans with a new visual and a teaser video. The isekai anime first made its appearance in 2015. The second and the third seasons were released three years later, in 2018. Left with a cliffhanger and many unanswered questions, fans are expressing excitement over the news. But when is the fourth season coming out? Who are in the cast? And what will the new season be about? Keep reading to find out.
Overlord Anime is based on Maruyama’s light novel series of the same name. They began serializing in 2010 on the Arcadia website. In addition, Shosetsuka ni Naro also started releasing the series in 2012. As of March 2020, the series launched fourteen volumes. And Yen Press began to release them in English in 2016. However, the anime debuted in 2015. The anime has completed three seasons and is expected to return for a fourth.
Overlord Season 4: New Visual And Promotional Video Out!
Overlord Anime’s official website unveiled a new visual and promotional video for the new season. The promotional video also gives away the premiere date for Overlord IV. In addition, the short clip confirmed the returning cast working on the show. Satoshi Hino, Yumi Hara, and Sumire Uesaka are returning to resume their roles as main leads. Also joining them as side cast are Emiri Kato, Masayuki Katou, and Kenta Miyake.
The anime’s website also revealed the staff working on Overlord IV. Moreover, the website confirmed that Madhouse Studio would animate the new season. Moreover, Naoyuki Itou will resume as the show’s director. In addition, Yuki Sugawara will return to work on the script. Finally, Satoshi Tasaki will work on the character designs of Overlord Season 4. Take a look at the promotional clip right here.
Season 3 of the anime ran for 13 episodes and ended in 2018. The third season followed the events of book 9 of the Overlord light novel series. So, the next season is expected to follow issues 10, 11, and 12. Season 3 left the fans with a jaw-dropping cliffhanger. And anxious fans have been eagerly waiting to see what happens to the skeletal hero. Season 4 will resume with Ainz as the king of his newfound kingdom.
According to book 11, ‘The Ruler of Conspiracy’, Ainz will try to make his new country into a paradise. He decides to make it a better place for its citizens. But, new threats halt the process. As kings, other lands have laid their eye on Ainz. He has to survive their assassination attempts and safeguard his citizens. The next season will introduce other kingdoms and their rulers as Ainz’s new rivals.
Overlord Season 4: Release Date
Overlord Season 4 was experiencing a release delay from the global pandemic. After almost four years, the makers of the show confirmed a new season. At the time of writing, there is no specific release date yet. However, the promotional visual has hinted at the release window. Overlord Season 4 is bound to release in mid-2022. For more updates on the show, keep coming back to The Anime Daily.