Overlord Season 4: Renewal Update, Release Date and Latest Updates
Overlord Season 4

Overlord season 4 and a movie are in production. Release date and other details you need to know.

  • The third season of the Overlord anime concluded airing in 2018.
  • Studio Madhouse has confirmed the fourth season of Overlord to be in production.
  • Along with the fourth season, the Overlord movie covering the “Holy Kingdom” arc is also in the works.

Overlord is an Isekai anime based on the Japanese dark fantasy novel series of the same name. The first season comprising of 13 episodes premiered on September 29, 2015. The makers followed it up with two more seasons of 13 episodes each. The third season concluded airing on October 2, 2018, and since then the fans are waiting for Overlord season 4.

The fans waited eagerly for more than two years and finally the anime production studio Madhouse confirmed in May 2021 that the fourth season of Overlord was in production.

If this isn’t enough, the studio also confirmed an Overlord movie to be in production. So, when will Overlord season 4 premiere? What will be its story? Here’s everything you need to know.

What will be the plot of the ‘Overlord’ movie?

Madhouse has confirmed that the anticipated Overlord movie is set to adapt the “Holy Kingdom” arc from light novels which traverse volumes 12 and 13. The arc sees the Roble Holy Kingdom attacked by the demon emperor Jaldabaoth and team. Ainz Ooal to challenge him.

What plot will Overlord Season 4 follow?

The anime series Overlord has adapted three light novel volumes each season. There are a total of 14. As discussed above, the upcoming Overlord movie will cover the “Holy Kingdom” arc spanning volumes 12 and 13. So, Overlord season 4 will likely cover volumes 10 and 11 of the light novel series.

The 10th volume titled The Ruler of Conspiracy was released on May 30, 2016. It explains Ainz Ooal Gown’s decision to turn his kingdom into a paradise for all races. Meanwhile, rulers of other countries plan to oppose him and his newly founded nation. Volume 11 sees Ainz form an association with the Dwarf Kingdom.

How many episodes will Overlord Season 4 have?

The previous three seasons have 13 episodes each. So, we are expecting season four to have the same number of episodes (13 episodes covering volumes 10, 11 and end on volume 12).

There are a total of 14 novel volumes released to date. Overlord light novel volume 15 release date is June 30, 2022. According to Kugane Maruyama, the author, the novel series will end with volume 17. So, we can expect Overlord Season 5 as well.

Overlord Season 4 Release Date

Overlord Season 4 is confirmed to release in July 2022. The new Overlord movie is likely to come out in 2023, but its official release date hasn’t been announced yet.

Overlord Season 4 Trailer

Studio Madhouse has animated the novel series quite well for the first three seasons. So, we are expecting them to continue the great work. The trailer looks amazing, and we have high expectations for the next season.

Isekai Quartet Season 3

Before Overlord, its crossover series Isekai Quartet was renewed for a third season. Iseki Quartet is a very popular crossover series, with characters from Overlord, KonoSuba, The Saga of Tanya the Evil. We will get its third season before the fourth season of Overlord.

More details about Overlord anime

Overlord is a Japanese anime television series based on the light novel series of the same name written by Kugane Maruyama and illustrated by so-bin. Studio Madhouse has produced the series with Naoyuki Itō helming it. Three seasons each consisting of 13 episodes have been released.

First Season: July 7, 2015, to September 29, 2015

Second Season: January 10, 2018, to April 4, 2018

Third Season: July 11, 2018, to October 2, 2018

There are two compilation anime films recapping the events from the first season. These were in Japan on February 25, 2017, and March 11, 2017, respectively.

Overlord English Dub

For those who like watching anime shows in English, the good news is that Overlord has a fantastic English dub which was made keeping the show’s international fanbase in mind. If you want to watch the show in English, you can find dubbed episodes on  Funimation,  Crunchyroll, and Hulu.

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