Ainz Ooal Gown is Back in The Overlord Season 4; New Anime Movie Confirmed!

What does it take to become the Overlord of the world? Momonga, aka Ainz, is on a mission to find out. Currently clocking in murder, colonization, mind control, and genocide, this dark fantasy series is is not afraid to go places!

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The series has a massive fanbase due to its fresh take on the isekai genre and enticing characters. However, Overlord fans have been waiting for four years for the promised season 4. 

Fans can take a sigh of relief as the new information about season 4 is out!

According to a special live stream on Saturday, Season 4 and the Overlord film project have been greenlit. The anime and the movie are scheduled to be released by the end of 2021. However, official confirmation of the dates is yet to be announced by studio Madhouse.

“Overload Ⅳ ] Production decision!

The teaser visual has been released.

The staff cast will continue to be delivered by the members.

More information will be announced at a later date.


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Overlord is one of the handfuls of visual novels that are getting anime adaptations. By 2021, the show will get season 4 and a movie. Currently, Madhouse’s adaptation of the novel has produced three seasons with a total of 39 episodes. 

Completely new movie version production decision!

“Holy Kingdom Edition” is drawn.

For other information, please wait for the follow-up report.


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Season 4 of the anime will cover the “Ruler of Conspiracy arc” This is a significant arc about Ainz Ooal Gown deciding to turn his newly found kingdom into a utopia for all the races. However, rulers of other nations oppose this idea, and conflict rises.

The film project will be covering  (Sei Ōkoku-hen) the Paladin of Holy kingdom arc. The arc is one of the major plotlines in the series, where the Holy kingdom enlists the help of Momon against the invasion of the demi-humans.  

Ainz Ooal Gown is Back in the Overlord Season 4; New Anime Movie confirmed!
Overlord | Source: Crunchyroll

If you are curious about Overlord, read the anime watch order here.

Overlord has been hailed as one of the pole bearers of the isekai genre featuring in the Isekai Quartet. However, season 3 left many fans distraught due to filler arcs and terrible CG. The fans have been waiting for a significant arc and season 4 seems like the answer to it. 

Fans are eagerly anticipating Ainz Ooal Gown’s next steps to take on his mission to be the Overlord!

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About Overlord

Overlord is a Japanese light novel series written by Kugane Maruyama and illustrated by so-bin. A manga adaptation by Satoshi Ōshio, with art by Hugin Miyama, began serialization in Kadokawa Shoten’s manga magazine Comp Ace

In the year 2138, Yggdrasil, a popular online game, is quietly shut down one day in the booming era of virtual reality.

However, one player named Momonga decides not to log out. Momonga is transformed into his skeletal avatar as the most powerful wizard.

The New World changes drastically with NPCs feeling emotion and Momonga smelling things, unlike in the game. Having no parents, friends, or place in society, Momonga strives to take over the new world the game has become.

Source: Overlord Official Twitter

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