Already last year »Overlord The Movie: The Holy Kingdom« a new film project on »Overlord-Franchise Announced. Now a first visual releasedwhich you can see below.
Film adapts volumes 12 and 13
The film adapts the “The Paladin of the Sacred Kingdom Arc” from the light novel volumes 12 and 13 of the same name by Naoyuki Ito. Concrete details about the production, such as the contributors and the studio, are currently pending. A start date has not yet been announced.
The franchise around »Overlord« consists of three seasons and two films so far – the fourth season is currently running animal in simulcast. A disc release will be made by KSM Anime.
The original light novel by Kugane Maruyama started in June 2012 and has so far comprised 16 volumes, which are published in Germany by TOKYOPOP with a German translation. Carlsen Manga publishes the manga adaptation of the same name by Fugin Miyama, which started in November 2014.
Story of the movie:
The Holy Kingdom has gone many years without war thanks to a colossal wall built after a historic tragedy. When the terrifying demon Jaldabaoth invades at the head of a combined army of monstrous races, the leaders of the Holy Kingdom know their defenses are insufficient.
With the country’s very existence at stake, they have no choice but to accept any help. Even if it means bargaining with the undead king…
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