"Overlord" Anime Staff Listed

Dark fantasy adaptation coming this summer

 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

via @ikari_gendo

 

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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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