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Overlord excites with visual for his next film

On the official site for the anime adaptation of the light novels written by Kugane Maruyama and illustrated by So BinOverlord“, a new promotional image was revealed for the upcoming film “Overlord: Sei Oukoku-hen“, which adapts the “Bow of the Paladin of the Holy Kingdom“, corresponding to volumes 12 and 13 of the original light novels.

The press release listed that the release is scheduled for this year in theaters in Japan, without revealing a specific date. although it is completely confirmed that Madhouse studios continue to lead this project. Additionally, this will be the first film in the franchise (since the previous two were only compilations).

Besides, Kugane Maruyama and So Bin They publish the light novels through the publisher Kadokawa since July 2012. A manga adaptation by Satoshi Oushio and Hugin Miyama It has been published since November 2014. The studies madhouse They have been in charge of the anime adaptation, with four seasons broadcast since 2015 that add up to a total of fifty-two episodes. The most recent was broadcast in the season of Summer-2022 (July-September).

Production team

  • Naoyuki Itou (Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei, No Guns Life, Kanon, Iriya no Sora, UFO no Natsu) returns from all previous seasons to take charge of direction in the studios madhouse.
  • Yukie Sugawara (Sword Art Online, Kaguya-sama: Love is War, Sword Art Online II) was in charge of writing and supervising the scripts in the fourth season.
  • Satoshi Tasaki (No Game No Life Zero, Diamond no Ace, Final Fantasy) was in charge of character design and animation direction in the fourth season.
  • Shuji Katayama (Youjo Senki, Kumo desu ga, Nani ka?, Runway de Waratte, Houkago Saikoro Club) was in charge of composing the soundtrack in the fourth season.

Overlord Synopsis

Yggdrasil is a virtual reality game known for the freedom it offers its players. After a simple tutorial, players can explore the world and customize anything from their classes to their weapons. However, in the year 2138, the game sees its final hours when its servers shut down at midnight. Momonga, a devoted Yggdrasil player, decides to spend the final hours of the game inside his guild, Ainz Ooal Gown. Curiously, at the stroke of midnight, the game does not disconnect it. Instead, Momonga finds himself transported to another world, one that is seemingly identical to that of Yggdrasil. Faced with an already abnormal situation, he discovers that the NPCs have gained sentience. Trapped in the skeletal body of his avatar and desperate to discover the cause of his situation and find other players like him, Momonga sets out to take control of the new world with the help of his loyal subjects.

Fountain: Comic Natalie


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