Overlord Season 4 release date is something every fan of the anime series wants to know but there are hardly any official updates. It has been more than two years since the third season of Overlord anime aired and fans are looking forward to new episodes. The anime quality is getting better and better both in terms of special effects and storyline, where Madhouse Studios has done an amazing job with the visuals.
It is the main reason why people have their hopes up for Overlord Season 4 as no one wants a compromise in the quality. There are some reports saying that the fourth season of Overlord should have been complete by now if it wasn’t for the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are more details on Overlord Season 4 release date and whether the anime could return in 2021 with new episodes or not.
Overlord Season 4 Release Date Updates and COVID-19 Delay
Overlord Season 4 release date is set as late 2021 as per several reports but since there are no official updates from the makers, everything will be considered a rumor at this point. Overlord Season 1 came out in 2015, whereas Season 2 and Season 3 both released in 2018.
It is the main reason why everyone is expecting that Overlord Season 4 should come out soon but that is not the case. As for the COVID-19 pandemic, it has surely affected most of the anime and manga series in Japan, but things have become normal and everything is now on track. Overlord Season 4 production should be complete by Summer this year and the anime shall be ready for its premiere at the end of 2021.
Overlord Season 4 Spoilers and Light Novel Connection
Overlord Season 4 spoilers will surely be based on the light novel series which is the main source for the anime storyline. Overlord light novel series Volume 14 written by Kugane Maruyama and illustrated by so-bin was released in March 2020 and it got an amazing response from the fans.
NEWS: Overlord Novel's 14th Volume Comes with Limited Ainz Figure
— Crunchyroll (@Crunchyroll) February 20, 2020
It is the main reason why the anime has been delayed so far as the makers need enough source material and time for them to succeed. Overlord Season 4 story will focus on Ainz getting stronger where Tomb and Capital Einzer will also be featured.