Ainz Ooal Gown is coming back!
As to what felt like an eternity, the wait is finally over and it has been confirmed that season 4 of the isekai anime Overlord is set to release for this year. And along with season 4, the NPC monsters and minions of the overlord and the overlord himself are returning. The wait is almost over!
Here is everything we know about the upcoming season 4 so far:
What is Overlord?
Overlord anime is based on the light novel series of the same name by Kugane Maruyama that started in the year 2010. Then in the year 2015, an anime and manga for the light novel series were given the green flag.
The first season of Overlord came out in 2015 and two more seasons were released in 2018 where each season had exactly 13 episodes in it. The anime was massively liked by watchers and this popularity made the Madhouse studio that produces the series decide to make another season and a movie.
The announcement for an upcoming fourth season was made in May 2021 and now a new start date for season 4 has been confirmed for July.
The storyline of Overlord is set in the year 2126 and tells the story of Momonga, a pro-veteran player of the popular MMORPG game YGGDRASIL. Momonga is very passionate about the deep dive MMORPG and when it was announced that the game is done for and will be shut down, Momonga decides to stay until the last minute.
However, even after the time out, Momonga gets stuck inside the game world along with NPCs that gained sentience. Then Momonga decides to venture out and find more people like him who were stuck.
Season 4 First Look and Release Date
We got the first look for the upcoming season 4 of Overlord on YouTube on 12 March. The trailer was first revealed at a special live stream event now can be watched on the official channel of Kadokawa.
The trailer plays an intense musical score in the background and we can witness the snippets of the upcoming combat which is bound to be more intense and brutal than in the previous seasons.
Almost all the voice actors will be reviving their respective roles for season 4 including Satoshi Hino as Momonga/Ainz, Masayuki Katou as Demiurge, Emiri Karo as Aura Bella Fiora, Kenta Miyake as Cocytus, and Yumi Uchiyama as Mare Bello Fiore.
If you want to see more inside details and a preview of what is in store for season 4 of Overlord, then you can look for the updated characters’ designs of the characters. Also, you can find poster versions of the characters on Twitter that were available during a giveaway. The anime will officially start airing in July 2022.