A special live broadcast program for Overlord IV announced that the 4th season of the series will air in July 2022. A new trailer was released on Kodakawa YouTube channel to commemorate the release date announcement:
Just like the previous seasons, Studio Madhouse is returning to animate season 4. Naoyuki Itou will return to direct the anime, while the script writer, Yukie Sugawara, and the character designer, Satoshi Sataki will also return for season 4.
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As confirmed by Studio Madhouse, Overlord movie will adapt the “Holy Kingdom Arc” which is the story of volume 12 and volume 13 of the light novel series. In “Holy Kingdom Arc”, the kingdom gets attacked by the demon emperor Jaldabaoth, the kingdom has no option but to team up with the lord of death, Ainz Ooal Gown to take down Jaldabaoth demon.
Overlord season 4 will most likely adapt the volume 10 and volume 11 of the light novel series. In volume 10, the story focuses on Ainz Ooal Gown facing resistance from other nations as he tries to strengthen his newly born Sorcerer Kingdom. In Volume 11, the story will focus on Ainz trying to make an alliance with the dwarf kingdom.
When a popular MMORPG is scheduled to be shut down permanently, veteran player Momonga refuses to log out. As NPCs begin to develop personalities and minds of their own he decides to put his skills to use as the game’s new overlord. (Crunchyroll)
Overlord is a Japanese light novel series written by Kugane Maruyama, Since the release in 2021, so far 14 volumes have been published. There are currently 3 anime seasons produced by Studio Madhouse. First season started airing in Sept 2015 while the 3rd season aired in Jan 2018.
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Source: Overlord Special Broadcast