Overlord is a novel series originated in Japan, written by Kugane Maruyama and illustrated by so-bin. It is an adaption of Manga by Satoshi Oshio. It is a dark fantasy anime which is particularly set in the world named Isekai. The show revolves around the protagonist who gets transferred to a whole new world as a villain.
The series made its debut to the screens back in 2015 with a total of 13 episodes and had a storyline that consisted of three volumes of the novel. Lately, a second season was released in 2018 comprising of 13 episodes which covered the fourth and the fifth volume of the novel, followed by the third season in 2018 covering the seventh to the ninth volume.
Although no official statement has been given regarding the release of the fourth season, it is expected to be released in 2020 only. As per some sources, it has been known that majority of the cast members will be returning in season 4 including Satoshi Hino, Sumire Uesaka, Manami Numakura and Masayuki Katou. No other addition or changes in the cast has been confirmed by the creators.
The third season ended with the return of the Great Tomb of Nazarick to the master Ainz after a lot of physical attacks has been done on the capital. The Carne Village is seen prospering despite all the continuous threat. Keeping the third season and the fact that season four will start from where the third season left there is an assumption that Ainz might be seen in the supervillain mode.
It will be interesting to see the story take new turns and viewership increasing with the upcoming season.
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