Overlord is coming back for a Fourth Season, and a New Movie!


Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Your New Skeleton Overlord will be making his return for a fourth season and a New Movie on the way. Kadokawa announced on Saturday that Lord Ainz Ooal Gown is making his grand return with the fourth season currently in the works. But that’s not all! There will be a movie coming too, set to cover the Holy Kingdom Arc.

Overlord Season Four Teaser Visual
Image Credit: Kadokawa Corporation

The announcement also included two stunning new visuals: a teaser visual for the anime and a special visual from so-bin, the artist for the light novels.

At last, Volume 10, one of my particular favorites, is being animated. I sure would love to experience that impression of gobsmacked ickiness I felt when reading the manuscript, now in anime form. Looking forward to it!

So-Bin, Light Novel Artist for Overlord

Madhouse has confirmed they will be handling the Animation for the fourth season with Director Naoyuki Ito returning at the helm, he had this to say in regards for the new season and the movie:

At last, the fourth season of the anime and the theatrical movie are in production, We are working hard to ensure that the show will be satisfying to both fans of the original versions and those who only follow the anime. You’re going to love it.”

Naoyuki Ito

Other returning staff includes Yukie Sugawara handling the series structure and screenplay, so-bin as the original character designer and Satoshi Tasaki on character design. Also, the main cast will be returning to reprise their roles, including Satoshi Hino as Ainz, Yumi Hara as Albedo and Sumire Uesaka as Shalltear.

The information was provided by the following sources: Funimation and Anime News Network, the Images provided were from Funimation and Kadokawa Corporation.

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