During a live stream special streaming marathon for Overlord, it was announced that the anime TV series is getting a fourth season and a brand new movie, which will cover the Sei Ōkoku-hen (Holy Kingdom Arc) from the manga.
According to Anime News Network, returning staff for the new television season includes:
- Director: Naoyuki Itou
- Series Script Supervisor/Scripts: Yukie Sugawara
- Original Character Design: so-bin
- Character Design: Satoshi Tasaki
- Animation Production: Madhouse
The returning cast for the new television season includes:
- Satoshi Hino as Ains
- Yumi Hara as Albedo
- Sumire Uesaka as Shalltear
- Emiri Katō as Aura
- Yumi Uchiyama as Mare
- Masayuki Katou as Demiurge
- Kenta Miyake as Cocytus
Original Overlord illustrator so-bin also drew the artwork below in order to celebrate the news:
The first 13-episode Overlord television anime series premiered in Japan back in July 2015. The second season of the anime series premiered in January 2018 and ended in April 2018, while the third season premiered in July 2018 and ended in October 2018.
The first two seasons are currently available on Netflix.
Overlord is an isekai story and setting which take place in the year 2138 when virtual reality gaming is booming. Yggdrasil, a popular online game, is quietly shut down one day. However, the protagonist Momonga decides to not log out. Momonga is then transformed into the image of a skeleton as “the most powerful wizard.”
The world continues to change, with non-player characters (NPCs) beginning to feel emotion. Having no parents, friends, or place in society, this ordinary young man Momonga then strives to take over the new world the game has become.