Published on December 17th, 2021
The official Twitter account of Overlord anime series announced that Overlord anime series is coming back in 2022 with a 4th season.
On May 8th, 2021, it was announced that Overlord will be getting season 4, and a feature film as well. Although the movie release date has not been announced yet, but we do know that film will cover the Holy Kingdom Arc. Season 4 of the anime will be produced by Mappa Studio.
A key visual and trailer has been released for season 4.
The Kodakawa YouTube channel also released a trailer:
What Will Happen In Season 4?
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.
Season 4 Release date
Overlord season 4 will release in 2022. However, the exact release date has not been revealed by the production committee. We also don’t know the release date for Overlord film yet. But the film will be released after the season 4 as it covers the events after the story of season 4.
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