Continuing adaptation of dark fantasy light novel series returns to Japanese TV in January of 2018
Japanese rock bands OxT and MYTH&ROID will perform the official theme songs for the 2nd season of Overlord, a TV anime based on the series of dark fantasy light novels written by Kugane Maruyma and illustrated by so-bin about a high-level MMORPG player who takes on the role of his insanely powerful undead wizard character when he finds himself trapped in a fantasy world similar to the online game.
Similar to the 1st season of Overlord, OxT will perform the opening theme, while MYTH&ROID will perform the ending theme. The titles of the opening and ending themes have not yet been revealed.
Like the 1st season of Overlord, Overlord II is directed by Naoyuki Itō and features animation by MADHOUSE. The new season will begin broadcasting in Japan in January of 2018. The 1st season of Overlord is available via streaming on Funimation and on Crunchyroll, who describe the story as follows:
When a popular MMORPG is scheduled to be shut down permanently, veteran player Momonga refuses to log out. As NPCs begin to develop personalities and minds of their own he decides to put his skills to use as the game’s new overlord.
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