VIDEO: First "Overlord" Anime Preview Posted

Web novel adaptation coming this summer

Following its AnimeJapan presentation and launch of the series site, the first preview has been posted for the summer adaptation of Kugane Maruyama and artist so-bin's dark fantasy light novel series Overlord. The Madhouse production will be helmed by Naoyuki Itou (Re: Cutie Honey, One Piece TV specials) with Yukie Sugawara (Sword Art Online) writing screenplay and series composition and Takahiro Yoshimatsu (Hunter x Hunter) serving as character designer and animation director. 

 

The series follows a salary man who remains online when the service for an MMORPG ends. In doing so, he becomes a powerful skeletal wizard. In his new form, he begins attracting followers and conquering the digital world that remains.

 

 


 

 

Ainz Ooal Gown - Satoshi Hino

Albedo - Yumi Hara

Aura Bella Fiora - Emiri Katō

Mare Bello Fiora - Yumi Uchiyama

Shalltear Bloodfallen - Sumire Uesaka

 

Cocytus -  Kenta Miyake 

 

Demiurge  - Masayuki Kato  

 

Sebastian - Chiba Shigeru

 

Narberal Gamma - Manami Numakura

 

 

 

 

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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