Dark fantasy adaptation coming this summer
http://overlord-anime.com/ has launched with a staff listing for summer's 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.
Returning drama CD stars were promoting the anime at AnimeJapan 2015. these include...
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