Here, we will discuss the details and release date of Overlord Season 4. It is an adaptation of the light novel series of the same name. Kugane Maruyama gave the original story for the novel series in 2010 and also gave the illustrations for it. The novel series is still running with 14 published volumes. Maruyama plans to publish 17 total volumes. However, he also declares that he will continue the story of the popularity of the novel remains. In 2014, Satoshi Oshio adapted the novel into the manga with Hugin Miyama. The manga began serialization in Kadokawa Shoten’s magazine on 26 November 2014. Madhouse created the anime television series for three seasons, with each one consisting of 13 episodes.
In the year 2125, the popular virtual reality game called “Yggdrasil” is going offline forever. However, before that happens, Momonga, who plays the character of Ainz Ooal Gown, decided to spend the last moments in the game before its shuts down. Ainz, in the game, is a powerful wizard and master of the dark guild. However, after the server shuts down, Momonga finds himself in the body of Ainz, inside the game. Additionally, the non-player characters have developed distinct personalities of their own. Ainz commands his loyal servants to investigate the abnormal situation. With these bizarre occurrences, Ainz tries to find others in the same situation as him and also search for a way to go back home. You can watch Overlord online on Netflix.
Overlord Season 4 Release Date:
Overlord season 4 release date is still not announced by the production. During the AnimagiC convention in 2019 that took place in Germany, the novel’s writer Kugane Maruyama and the anime scriptwriter Yukie Sugawara were the guests of honor. They were asked about the details of the fourth season of Overlord. While Maruyama made no comments on the question, Sugawara made the statement that it was very likely that the fourth season will happen. The production had just started their work on season 4 when the unlikely outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic caused it to delay indefinitely. However, as confirmed by Madhouse, season 4 of Overlord will happen. It is most likely that we will head the news of Overlord season 4 before the end of 2021.
What to Expect From the Upcoming Season?
Each season of Overlord covered three volumes of the novel series. Considering that there are currently 14 volumes of the novel, five are remaining to be covered in the anime. So, season 4 will cover volumes ten, eleven, and twelve. The title of volume 10 is “The Ruler of Conspiracy”. It follows the story of Ainz Ooal Gown and his decision to turn his kingdom into a paradise for all races. Ainz started this utopia slowly by turning towards the Empire to strengthen the Adventurer’s Guild.
Moreover, the tenth volume also tells the story of rulers of other countries. They are constantly plotting to oppose Ainz Ooal Gown and his newly found nation. The rulers are not happy with the sudden emergence of such a strong kingdom, so they devise their countermeasures to destroy Ainz’s utopia.
The title of the 11th volume is “The Craftsman of Dwarf”. In this volume, Ainz heads towards the Dwarf Kingdom with the sole purpose of searching for the lost rune magic. Shalltear Bloodfallen and Aura Bella Fiora accompany him on his mission. Upon his arrival at the Dwarf Kingdom, Ainz finds that it is under attack by a demi-human race, Quagoa. Faced with the threat of destruction, the Dwarf Runesmiths promises to help Ainz with his mission in return for his help in fighting off the Quagoas. However, the Quagoas turn out to be the strongest race of the Azerlisia Mountains.
The title of volume 12 is “The Paladin of the Holy Kingdom”. This volume features the attack of the Demon Emperor, Jaldabaoth. Also, the demi-humans manage to destroy the Great Wall of the Holy Kingdom. The Great Wall was the pride of the Holy Kingdom’s defenses and the reason for its long-lasting peace. Jaldabaoth is the supreme commander of the allied forces, who seek to destroy the other kingdoms. Under the request of the liberation army, Ainz leads the Holy Kingdom and sets out to destroy the Demon Emperor and his army.