We have great news for all the Overlord fans. The director of the anime series Naoyuki Itou has finally confirmed the arrival of Overlord Season 4. Not only that, but they also announced that a theatrical-length movie is also in the works. It is all set to adopt some fan-favorite volumes of the light novel. As a result, the news broke the internet, and fans are now dying to get more detail about these upcoming projects.
Overlord is a Japanese dark fantasy isekai anime series. It follows Kugane Maruyama and So-bin light novel series of the same title. Madhouse Studio, renowned for One Punch Man and Hunter X Hunter, animated this show. The anime made its debut on July 7, 2015, and successfully ran for three seasons. Besides, the viewers saw its last episode on October 2, 2018. Now, the makers have given a green flag to its fourth season that will premiere very soon.
Overlord Season 4: Confirmed!
On May 8, 2021, during the streaming event on NicoNico, the director officially announced the most-awaited Overlord Season 4. A few days back, a rumor regarding the same surfaced online. Since then, fans have been waiting for its official confirmation, and now it’s finally here. Along with that, he also announced a movie is also is on production. So, we will get to see not one but two new projects of the popular franchise. The great thing is that the entire cast and crew are reprising their roles. So, fans can expect to experience the same amount of thrill and excitement again.
Creators Teased The Details!
During the streaming event, Naoyuki Itou revealed some important details about Overlord Season 4 and the upcoming movie. He revealed that the production company already began to work on the anime’s forthcoming installment and a theatrical film. Naoyuki is doing everything in his power to satisfy the fans of the initial versions and anime-only fans with these upcoming projects. He is quite confident that the viewers will love both the film and the series.
The writer of the LN series Kugane Maruyama also released a statement about the episodes count. During the chat, he revealed that the storyline of the upcoming installment and its episode count will still remain a mystery. Despite all the pressure that its authors are facing, they want the audience to fully enjoy the show’s fourth season.
Movie Is All Set to Adapt Volume 10
During the same event, the illustrator of the LN series, So-Bin, revealed that the Overlord Movie would adapt Volume 10. It is one of his personal favorites, and he is very excited to see it getting animated. He saw its manuscript, and the illustrator is looking forward to seeing the movie on the big screens.
Overlord Season 4: Release Date
The makers of the anime series are yet to reveal the release date for both of these upcoming projects. Since they revealed that both Overlord Season 4 and the movie are in the works, so fans can expect to see them by the end of this year or in early 2022.