On the official Twitter account for the animated adaptation of light novels by Kugane Maruyama and illustrated by so-am, OverlordIt has been announced that the franchise will hold a special event in Japan on May 8th. According to the statement, “important announcements” are expected during its completion. «A special live event will be held to commemorate the broadcast’s anniversary! The latest information on the franchise will be published in the special program, please look forward to it!». wrote the account.

The event will be broadcast live on May 8th at 8:00 p.m. Japanese Standard Time and will include voice actors. Satoshi Hino ((Ainz Ooal dress), Yumi Hara ((Albedo) Y. Sumire Uesaka ((Shalltear Bloodfallen). The event did not specify the transmission medium.

On the other hand, Maruyama and so-am publish the light novels through the publisher Kadokawa since July 2012. In March 2020 the publisher published the fourteenth volume and a manga adaptation of Satoshi Oushio Y. Hugin Miyama has been released since November 2014. The novels have inspired three seasons of the anime adaptation, each with thirteen episodes, which were produced by the studios. Madhouse Headed by Naoyuki itou and scripts written by Yukie Sugawara, published in July 2015, January 2018 and July 2018, respectively.

Synopsis of Overlord

Yggdrasil is a virtual reality game known for its freedom. Following a simple tutorial, players can explore the world and customize everything from their classes to their weapons. However, in 2138, the game sees its final hours when its servers close at midnight.

A devoted Yggdrasil player, Momonga decides to spend the final hours of the game in his guild, Ainz Ooal Gown. Interestingly, the game doesn’t separate you at midnight. Instead, Momonga is transported to another world that is seemingly identical to Yggdrasil. Faced with an already abnormal situation, he discovers that the NPCs have become more sensitive. Trapped in the skeleton of his avatar, Momonga is desperate to discover the cause of his situation and to find other players like him. With the help of his loyal subjects, he sets out to take control of the new world.

Fountain: Official Twitter account

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