Anime series have always been popular among fans and Overlord is one of them. Overlord is a Japanese dark fantasy anime television series based on the light novel series of the same name. The writer of the novel Overlord is Kugane Maruyama and so-bin is its illustrator. The series has been an all-time hit in Japan and has been extremely popular among the masses.
The first season of the series was aired on AT-X television network in July 2015. Till now, the producers of the series have released three seasons of this thriller anime series. Now the fans are waiting eagerly for the upcoming season 4. If you are an anime fan too, then read on to find the cast, plot, crew, and latest updates of season 4 of Overlord.
Overlord Season 4: Release Date
The third season of the series was released on July 11, 2018, and concluded on October 2, 2018. The ending of season 3 created suspense and sensation among fans leaving them to wonder about what is next? As the viewers are curious to know about the next suspense in this thriller series, the producers might come up with another season to pacify the curious fans. As of now, there is no official notification regarding the release date of season 4 of Overlord.
Owing to its popularity in the previous years, we can expect to see season 4 soon. Although there were some discussions by the scriptwriter at AnimagiC 2019 about the expected release of season 4 in 2020. But due to the COVID-19 situation, the chances of any further release seem to be blurred. We think that there would be a delay in the release but till any legal announcement by the producers, we must be patient enough to see season 4 of Overlord.
Overlord Season 4: Cast
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If season 4 is released then the characters are likely to be the same as seen in previous seasons. The excellent performances by the engaging characters have led to the intense popularity of the show. The characters are purely fictional as described in the novel series. However, many voice artists have given voice-overs to these interesting and engaging characters. Keep reading below to know about them in more detail.
Ainz Ooal Gown– Also known as Momonga, Ainz Ooal Gown is the main character of the story who is a simple salaryman but slowly grows into a leader of a kingdom. During his journey in his guild, he takes the form of a lich but keeping his humanity intact. Satoshi Hino played the role of the voice artist for this character.
Albedo– Albedo is a beautiful woman in a white dress with dark wings and horns. Being a supervisor of Floor Guardians, she falls madly in love with Ainz Ooal Gown but hates other members of the guild members of Ainz Ooal Gown. Yumi Hara has given voice over to this character.
Demiurge– Dressed in a business suit, Demiurge is a supernatural evil being with a tail. He is one of the evilest and intelligent characters of the series. Masayuki Kato played the role of voice artist for this character.
Cocytus– Equipped with swords and armaments, Cocytus is a four-armed human-like insect who has the power of cryokinesis. He is the guardian of the Nazarick in the series. Voice artist Kenta Miyake did voice over for this character.
Narberal Gamma– One of the strongest characters of the Pleiades, Narberal is a permanent human form character in the series Overlord. She is a specialized magic caster and one of the companions of Ainz Ooal Gown. Voice artist Manami Numakura did voice-overs for this character.
Overlord Season 4: Plot
The plot of Overlord is purely fictional and revolves around the set-up of an online role-playing game. Within the game, The Great Tomb of Nazarick is a fictional castle which consists of a guild named Ainz Ooal Gown. Once considered a powerful guild in the game, consisting of 41 members is reduced to only 4 members with only one lead character named Momonga. After intense online gaming of 12 years, the game servers are about to shut down.
Before the shut down gets over, Ainz invites his friends but gets disappointed to see his friends leaving As the shut-down time gets nearer, Ainz finds that the game has been recreated along with other NPCs. Being trapped in the game setup Ainz is unable to use the logout and message function of the game, Momonga under the name of Ainz Ooal gown begins to search for help to ensure the safety of Nazarick.
Ainz Ooal strives to get hold of the virtual world with his near-limitless powers. Having been exposed to the reality of Dive Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game, Ainz struggles a lot to get the power of this virtual world. The plot of season 4 of the series is surely going to be as thrilling as this plot. Currently, we can only expect to see some more science fiction in season 4.
Overlord Season 4: Crew and Other Updates
The 13- episode anime series adaptation of Overlord was done by Madhouse. The first season was aired from July 7 to September 29, 2015. The second and third seasons of the series were released in January 2018 and July 2018 respectively. Each series telecasted 13 episodes with a run-time of 117 minutes. Overlord is directed by Naoyuki Ito and Minoru Ashina and produced by Shō Tanaka, Kazufumi Kikushima, Satoshi Fukao, Noritomo Isogai, and Yuki Yoshida.
Overlord emerged as a magnificent power fantasy in a short time. It not only inspired other anime movie makers but created a sensation in Japan among its huge fan base. Fans are curious to see more of science fiction and the fate of Ainz Ooal in the next installment of the show. Maybe Ainz Ooal defeats Frost Dragons or maybe Ainz will return to the real Momonga. Only Overlord season 4 can pacify the curiosities of the audience.Last modified: November 12, 2020