Genre: Seinen, Action/Adventure, Dark-Fantasy
The story takes place when the end of the famous MMORPG, Yggdrasil, is announced.
However, Momonga, who is one of the most powerful wizards in the game with his skeleton avatar, decides not to cut his connection when the servers are shut down.
But he discovers that the game continues to run and that NPCs, enemies and various bosses, come to life with their own consciousness.
With no parents, no friends and no job, Momonga learns to rule the "Shadow Kingdom" while fighting the "Human Kingdom"!
The webroman Over Lord by Kugane Maruyama and so-bin (illustrator) started in 2010 by Enterbrain (Kadokawa) and has a total of 17 volumes in Japan (licensed to Ofelbe)
The manga version Over Lord by Satoshi Oshio (scriptwriter) & Hugin Mayama (illustrator) started in 2014 at Kadokawa editions and counts currently 16 volumes bound in Japan (available at Ototo editions)
Overlord : Season 1 - July 2015 - 13 episodes - available on bluray Kana edition
Overlord Fushisha no Ou : February 2017 - movie recap S1 part 1
Overlord Shikkoku no Senshi : March 2017 - movie recap S1 part 2
Overlord II : Season 2 - January 2018 - 13 episodes
Overlord III : Season 3 - July 2018 - 13 episodes
Overlord IV : Season 4 - July 2022 - 13 episodes
Overlord: Sei Okoku-hen : Animation movie - in production
Author : Kugane Maruyama
Studio : Madhouse
Director: Naoyuki Itou (Re Cutie Honey, Digimon Savers)
Writer: Yukie Sugawara
Character Design S1: Takahiro Yoshimatsu (Hunter x Hunter 2011, Trigun, Kiba)
Chara Design S2~S4: Satoshi Tasaki (No Game No Life Zero) & Takahiro Yoshimatsu
Animation Manager: Takahiro Yoshimatsu (Hunter x Hunter 2011, Slayers movies)
Art Directors: Shigemi Ikeda (Basilisk) & Yukiko Maruyama (Gundam the Origin)
Music: Shuji Katayama (Francesca, Yurumates3Dei)