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Japanese ‘Overlord’ Anime DVD/BD Releases Scheduled With Bonus Mini Episodes & More

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Overlord HeaderThe anime adaptation of the Overlord light novel series is almost here and now details of the home video release have surfaced to entice fans to order early to ensure first press edition material. THe series is getting a six volume release for the thirteen episode run with two episodes per disc with the first having three. The Blu-ray’s are priced at 7,000 yen each while the DVDs are priced at 6,000 yen each. Check out the first promo for it below as well as the chart with release dates and what bonuses are coming.

The series will premiere on July 7th, 2015 on AT-X before rolling out the next day to Tokyo MX and other regional broadcasters. Overlord comes from author Kugane Maruyama with illustrations by so-bin that’s published by Enterbrain. It began in the summer of 2012 and released its eighth volume earlier this year. The series has had two drama CDs released with previous volumes.

It’s being animated by Madhouse with Naoyuki Itou directing it based on scripts by Yukie Sugawara and character designs by Takahiro Yoshimatsu as they adapt from the original works.

The series will star Kenta Miyake as Cocytus, Manami Numakura as Narberal Gamma, Masayuki Katou as Demiurge, Shigeru Chiba as Sebas Tian and yumi Uchiyama as Mare Bello Fiore.

Plot concept: The series follows a salary man who remains online when the service for an MMORPG ends. In doing so, he becomes a powerful skeletal wizard. In his new form, he begins attracting followers and conquering the digital world that remains.

Volume Date Extras
1 09/25/15 Storage box, original novel, booklet, audio commentary, SD character mini bonus, clean opening, clean closing, preview notices
2 10/28/15 Drama CD 1, booklet, audio commentary, SD character mini bonus, promo collection, preview notices
3 11/25/15 Drama CD 2, booklet, audio commentary, SD character mini bonus, commercial collection, preview notices
4 12/25/15 Original novel, booklet, audio commentary, SD character mini bonus, preview notices
5 01/27/16 Soundtrack 1, complete book, booklet, audio commentary, SD character mini bonus, preview notices
6 02/24/15 Original novel, soundtrack 2, booklet, audio commentary, SD character mini bonus, preview notices

[Source:  Overlord]

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