Both the 2022 anime television series Overlord Season 4 and the movie Overlord: Holy Kingdom were announced at the same time. Photo credit: Studio Madhouse

The Overlord Season 4 release date has been confirmed for July 2022.

The exact airing time frame for the fourth season was announced during a special live YouTube program on March 12, 2022.

The event covered many topics, including the light novel Overlord Volume 15 and the release date of the Isekai Quartet: Another World movie, but the highlight of the event was the Overlord Season 4 trailer.

The Overlord Season 4 trailer was released on March 12, 2022.

During the event, Overlord Season 4 voice actors Satoshi Hino (Ainz), Yumi Hara (Albedo), and Eimiri Kato (Aura Bella Fiora) were featured in a funny skit about the characters, even dubbing some scenes live.

The first Overlord Season 4 preview trailer was released on December 17, 2021.

The first announcement of the Overlord 4 anime TV series was made in the spring of 2021. In addition, an Overlord movie about the storyline of the Holy Kingdom was also officially confirmed!

Overlord season 4 story confirmed

It’s been too confirmed that the new Overlord anime projects will span the storylines from Kugane Maruyama’s light novel series through the Paladin of the Holy Kingdom arc.

“The total number of episodes and how far the story will go is still a secret, but honestly it seems like I hear the screams of footsteps coming from behind,” Maruyama said. “Yes of course. But if I ignore the pressure an author feels, I’ll be genuinely glad you all enjoy the show. But really, oops…”

Therefore, it seems likely that the Overlord Season 4 anime TV show will adapt the light novel Volumes 10, 11 and 12. Next, the Overlord movie will adapt Volume 13, completing the Paladin of the Holy Kingdom storyline.

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The main visual for the Overlord season 4 anime released in December 2021. Pic credit: Studio Madhouse

Overlord Season 4 cast and studio

The returning Japanese voice actors for the Overlord Season 4 cast:

  • Satoshi Hino as Ains
  • Yumi Hara as Albedo
  • Sumire Uesaka as Shalltear
  • Emiri Katou as Aura
  • Yumi Uchiyama as Mareo
  • Masayuki Katou as Demiurge
  • Kenta Miyake as Cocytus

The announcement of Overlord Season 4 also confirmed that the main staff of animation studio Madhouse would return to produce Overlord Season 4.

Studio Madhouse is best known in recent years for No Game No Life, One Punch Man, No Guns Life and The Irregular at Magic High School (Mahouka’s 2020 season 2 anime was produced exclusively by Studio 8bit).

The Overlord season 4 project will feature returning director Naoyuki Itou (No Guns Life). He has been an episode director for many productions and has worked in various roles on popular franchises such as Dragon Ball, Hunter x Hunter and One Piece.

Writer Yukie Sugawara also returns. As mentioned, Sugawara wrote the first three seasons of the script and series composition. The writer has worked on popular anime such as Hina Logic, Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Kino’s Journey, No Guns Life, Radiant and Sword Art Online.

Character designer Satoshi Tasaki (Hunter x Hunter movie, Ace of Diamond) returns. Overlord Season 4’s music composer has not yet been confirmed, but in the past, Shuji Katayama (Knights of Sidonia: Love Woven in the Stars movie, The Saga of Tanya the Evil, So I’m a Spider, So What?) music.

The Overlord Season 4 OP (opening) and ED (ending) theme song music has not yet been announced.


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