Overlord Season 4 – Updated Release Date, Plot & Cast

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Here is the good news for Overlord fans. Overlord is going to return with Overlord anime season 4 with a new series of excitement. Usually, anime lovers are habituated with the break between their favorite movie series, but an extended gap makes them impatient. They become disheartened with the thought that their favorite anime series might not return with the following season.

Overlord aired in October 2018 for the last time, and the fans would hardly expect its return. According to the makers, the fans are used to long breaks between their favorite manga series. On 8th May, the production house announced that Overlord is returning with its fourth season. The news will surely make the fans happy.

Overlord season 4 release date

Overlord Season 4

Although the Overlord officials confirmed the return of the anime series with season 4, no information is given regarding the Overlord season 4 release date. It is anticipated that the production team will remain the same as the first three seasons. And if that be so, season 4 Overlord can be released at any time of 2021.

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Overlord season 1,2,3 recap

In the last three seasons of Overlord, we have seen that the online game tires out, but the player doesn’t want to stop playing. As a result, he gets caught in the game and becomes a wizard with excessive strength and named Mmomonga. Mmomonga, the powerful wizard, then starts to control the new imaginary world. An iron fist is there to kill those who tried to oppose Mmomonga. People are waiting to see what would be next.

The animation presents a story occurring over a decade in the dystopian future. Here a character is trapped in a dual that being not continued. Overlord season 3 stopped with a cliff-hanger and left many queries behind it that need to be answered. Therefore, the fans want its fourth season desperately to know the answers to their questions.

Overlord season 4 plot and expectations

Overlord was primarily uploaded on 30th July 2012 with 13 immensely successful editions. The makers said informed that they want to produce a total of twenty editions. In the last season of Overlord, the fans witnessed the return of the Great Tomb to beat Enge after facing heavy attacks of Capital Einzer. The viewers have also seen that consumers were also confronted, and various duals were announced. But the 12th episode, which was the last one of the third series, couldn’t live up to the expectations of the fans. It hinted at the presence of Dark Young in its most epic scene. But the fans want to view the Supervilleano form of Aniz as early as possible. They were also eager to see the role of Overlord Albedo, the villain.

All three seasons of the movie missed the three editions of the manga series. The Overlord anime is still to cover five volumes out of fourteen. It is assumed that season four will cover the 10th, 11th, and 12th versions of the novel, which are titled “The Ruler of Conspiracy,” “The Craftsman of Dwarf,” and “The Paladin of the Holy Kingdom,” respectively. In the first edition, the story of Aniz continues.  Aniz wants to change his country into heaven for all the creatures and fellow citizens. This version also discusses other kings who continuously try to go against Aniz.

The eleventh edition discusses Aniz seeking the run magic, which has been lost when approaching the Dwarf Kingdom. Shalltear Bloodfallen and Aura Bella Flora are his companions in the adventure. Afterward, they explore that the kingdom is under Quagoa attack. Under the struggle for survival, the Dwarf king doesn’t disagree with assisting Aniz in searching for the lost run magic. At last, this volume depicts the Demon Emperor’s attack.

Overlord season 4 characters and cast

 In Overlord season 4, Satoshi Hino (Bakuman) will play the role of Aniz; Albedo Overlord will be Yumi Hara (Tasogare Otome X Amnesia), Shalltear will be Sumire Uesaka (Musaigen no Phantom World), Emiri Katou (Log Horizon) will play the character of Aura. Besides, Yumi Uchiyama (Gakusen Toshi Asterisk) will characterize the role of Mare, Masayuki (Zero Kara Hajimeru Mahou no Sho) will play the Demiurge, and Kenta Miyake (SKoo) will be the Cocytus.

Naoyuki Itou (Overlord No Guns Life) will direct the series, and Yukie Sugawara (Kino no Tabis, Sentouin, Hakenshimasu!) will compose the scripts; characters will be designed by Satoshi Tasaki (Diamond no Ace: Act II, No Game No Life: Zero). Overlord season 4 shooting will take place at Madhouse (One Punch Man) studio.

Who Is Albedo Overlord

Albedo Overlord is one of the lead roles of the Overlord novel series. She is one of the three Tabula Smaragdina designed NPCs, and she claimed herself as the wife of Aniz Ooal Gown. She has some superhuman powers, and temporarily no one can beat her. She possesses a herd immune system. Albedo is a beauty with attraction and an appealing personality.

In Overlord, the author portrays Albedo as a villain who attempted several criminal activities like molestation, harassment, and even murders. She works as the leader of the Floor Guardians in Nazarick. Albedo shows her comical approach when she gets attracted to Momonga when he should turn off the game. Yumi Hara is voiced as Albedo in the Japanese anime, and Elizabeth Maxwell is heard in the English movie.


Due to the pandemic, fans may expect a delay in the release of Overlord season 4. But fans are eagerly waiting for the makers to announce the date as early as they can. Nevertheless, whenever the season comes, it is expected to be more popular than the last three seasons.

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