Dark Fantasy Light Novel Series "Overlord" Inspires Anime

Series follows salary man turned wizard conquering world of abandoned MMORPG

Having topped over 400,000 copies sold, volume 7 of writer Kugane Maruyama and artist so-bin's dark fantasy light novel series Overlord has announced plans for an anime adaptation, the details of which will be specified later.

 

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.

 

 

 

 

via AnimeAnime

 

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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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