Because anime often adapts well-established manga or light novel series, the time between seasons is often quite extensive for die-hard fans of the series.
It’s possible that after a given period of time, the fans of a show start to worry about its possible cancellation or indefinite shelving.
Since the last episode of the popular dark fantasy anime Overlord aired more than three years ago, fans have been waiting impatiently to see what lies ahead for the series.
A new trailer for Overlord Season 4 debuted online today, March 12th, with a release date of July 2022 confirmed.
Overlord Has How Many Volumes?
The Overlord light novel series has 14 volumes published in Japan as of March 2022.
Overlord is also being adapted into a Japanese comic book series in the form of a manga. Currently, there are 16 volumes of manga available.
You should definitely read all the Overlord books if you enjoy the series.
Do You Think the Overlord’s Light Novel Is Finished?
There is still a long way to go before the Overlord light novel series ends in 2022. The author claims that volume 17 is the final volume of Overlord.
On March 12, 2020, Kugane Maruyama, the author, released volume 14 in Japan.
In 2021, there were no new books published. In addition, the publication date for Overlord light novel volume 15 is set for 30 June 2022.
Season 4 Will Cover Which Volumes?
Season 4 of Overlord will cover volumes 10 and 11 of the light novel series before concluding with volume 12. Three light novel volumes will be covered in the fourth season. The new film should be based on the 13th volume.
The Overlord anime series adapts three volumes every season. Season 1 covered volumes 1 to 3, Season 2 covered volumes 4 to 6, and Season 3 included volumes 7 to 9 in total.
Check out the English translation of Overlord Light Novel Volume 10 if you want to pick up where the third season left off.
Overlord Season 4: How Many Episodes Will There Be?
There will be 13 episodes in Season 4 of Overlord. Exactly the same amount of episodes will be produced as in the previous three seasons.
That’s enough for three light novel volumes to be adapted.
There will be a total of five seasons of Overlord, as well. In other words, the fifth season of Overlord is on the way when the fourth concludes this year.
Is Overlord Season 4 Going to Have Any New Cast Members?
When the Overlord Season 4 announcement was made life, the show’s producers introduced fans to some of the actors who will be returning to reprise their roles in the new season.
Ainz Ooal Gown, Nazarick’s most revered Supreme Being and the show’s central protagonist, will be voiced once again by Satoshi Hino. In Season 3, Albedo was revealed to be a virgin succubus, however, Yumi Hara(Twitter, Instagram) will reprise her role as the high-ranking and needy Albedo.
This time around, Sumire Uesaka will voice Shalltear Bloodfallen, a savage, gorgeous, and terrifying little monster. In Season 4, Kenta Miyake will reprise his role as the Guardian Cocytus.
Both Aura and Mare will be voiced by Emiri Kato and Yumi Uchiyama, who will reprise their roles. Demiurge, the blade-tailed seventh floor Guardian, and leader of NPC defenses are rumored to be voiced by Masayuki Katou once more.
There is no word yet on whether the anime’s fourth season will feature any new characters or new voice actors, but new character art has been made available online for those who have already returned.
What Is Season 4 of Overlord All About?
There are suspicions that the Holy Paladin storyline will be covered in the next full-length feature film that was announced by filmmaker Ito in 2021. Season four will be a direct continuation of season three, according to official announcements.
We saw Ainz continue his quest for dominance by searching for the East Giant and the West Demon Snake and destroying anybody who stood in his way throughout Season 3.
Season 3 also depicts the Baharuth Empire pretending to be loyal to Lord Ainz before attempting to betray him and the Sorcerer Kingdom. Nazarick and Re-Estize engage in a bloody duel that leaves Gazef dead.
King Ramposa III relinquishes control of E-Rantel after seeing the actual strength of Lord Ainz, who kills 70,000 Re-Estize soldiers with one spell, with the fear of a Capitol rampage hovering over him. Let us wait and see how the Sorcerer King moves forward in his quest for power and world domination now.
When Will Season 4 of Overlord Be Released?
As of July 2022, the official release date for Overlord Season 4 has been set. The release date for the new Overlord film has not yet been revealed, however, it is expected to be released in 2023 said to internal sources.
Overlord Season 4 will be expected to premiere in Japan in 2022, but the show’s makers haven’t given any specifics about when the season will air or when it will be available in other countries. Season 2 aired from January to April 2018 and ended just three months before the third season premiered in July of that year.
As a result of this new knowledge, people are speculating about the possibility of another summer release.