Overlord Season 5: Release date, Cast, Plot and updates

Is Overlord Season 6 cancelled or will it be renewed with one more exciting season? When will Crunchyroll release Overlord Season 6 after all? 

Well, now that the fourth chapter is over, fans are enthusiastically waiting for the arrival of its brand new season. In this post, we bring you all the details including the release date, cast and more details. 

Overlord Season 5 – All About The Series 



Genre Dark fantasy, isekai
Novel series
Written by Kugane Maruyama
Published by Arkadia

Shōsetsuka ni Narō

Original run May 9, 2010 – March 30, 2012
Light novel
Written by Kugane Maruyama
Illustrated by so-bin
Published by Enterbrain
English publisher NA

Yen Press

Demographic Male
Original run July 30, 2012 – present
Volumes 16 (List of volumes)
Written by Satoshi Ōshio
Illustrated by Hugin Miyama
Published by Kadokawa Shoten
English publisher NA

Yen Press

Magazine Comp Ace
Demographic Seinen
Original run November 26, 2014 – present
Volumes 17 (List of volumes)
Anime television series
Directed by Naoyuki Itō
Produced by
  • Kazufumi Kikushima
  • Satoshi Fukao
  • Noritomo Isogai
  • Yuki Yoshida
  • Shō Tanaka (#1–13)
  • Toyokazu Nakahigashi (#14–39)
Written by Yukie Sugawara
Music by Shūji Katayama (Team-MAX)
Studio Madhouse
Licensed by Crunchyroll
Original network AT-X, Tokyo MX, Sun TV, KBS, TV Aichi, BS11, MBS
Original run July 7, 2015 – present
Episodes 43 (List of episodes)
Original video animation
Directed by Minoru Ashina
Studio Studio Puyukai
Licensed by Crunchyroll



Released September 30, 2016
Episodes 1
Original net animation
Overlord: Ple Ple Pleiades
Directed by Minoru Ashina
Produced by Minoru Ashina
Studio Studio Puyukai
Released September 25, 2015 – present
Episodes 38 (List of episodes)

Overlord Season 5 Cast?

So now, you might be thinking – who will be seen in Overlord Season 6. You must have known that Overlord is a reality show, it would be impossible to predict the cast in it until and unless there’s been an official announcement. However, we can anticipate that the host of the show will remain the same. Here are they, 

  • Satoshi Hino will play Ainz Ooal Gown.
  • Yumi Hara will play Albedo.
  • Sumire Uesaka will play the character of Shaltear Bloodfallen.
  • Kenta Miyake will play Guardian Cocytus.
  • Emiri Kato will play Aura.
  • Yumi Uchiyama will play Mare.
  • Masayuki Katou will play the character of Demiurge. 

Overlord Season 5 Release Date?

Over the years, the series has created a huge fandom throughout the world. Each and every fan of Overlord is waiting for the emotional story of Ooal Gown solving psychic murders and crimes. 

However, in 2021, Crunchyroll the network made it clear that a lot of things are coming. However, there was no official announcement regarding the release date of the series. Thus, we have no specific date, as of now. 

Overlord Season 5 Episodes 

Season 1 (2015)

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date 
1 “End and Beginning” Kunihiro Wakabayashi Yukie Sugawara July 7, 2015
2 “Floor Guardians” Shūji Miyazaki Yukie Sugawara July 14, 2015
3 “The Battle of Carne Village” Naoyuki Itō Yukie Sugawara July 21, 2015
4 “Ruler of Death” Masaki Matsumura Yukie Sugawara July 28, 2015
5 “Two Adventurers” Mihiro Yamaguchi Yukie Sugawara August 4, 2015
6 “Journey” Ryōichi Kuratani Yukie Sugawara August 11, 2015
7 “Wise King of Forest” Masayuki Ōzeki Yukie Sugawara August 18, 2015
8 “Twin Swords of Slashing Death” Kunihiro Wakabayashi Yukie Sugawara August 25, 2015
9 “The Dark Warrior” Masaki Matsumura Yukie Sugawara September 1, 2015
10 “True Vampire” Mihiro Yamaguchi Yukie Sugawara September 8, 2015
11 “Confusion and Understanding” Ryōichi Kuratani Yukie Sugawara September 15, 2015
12 “The Bloody Valkyrie” Masaki Matsumura Yukie Sugawara September 22, 2015
13 “Player VS Non Player Character” Kunihiro Wakabayashi Yukie Sugawara September 29, 2015

Season 2 (2018)



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Title Directed by Written by Original air date 
14 1 “The Dawn of Despair” Tatsuya Shiraishi Yukie Sugawara January 10, 2018
15 2 “Departure” Naoyuki Itō

Kazu Terasawa

Yukie Sugawara January 17, 2018
16 3 “Lizard Men, Gathering” Hiro Soetakazu Fūta Takei

Yukie Sugawara

January 24, 2018
17 4 “Army of Death” Tatsuya Shiraishi Yukie Sugawara January 31, 2018
18 5 “The Freezing God” Kazuaki Terasawa Yukie Sugawara February 7, 2018
19 6 “Those who pick up, Those who are picked up” Akiko Nakano Itsuki Yokoyama February 14, 2018
20 7 “Blue Roses” Kim Min Sun Yukie Sugawara February 21, 2018
21 8 “A Boy’s Feeling” Shinsuke Gomi Satoko Sekine February 28, 2018
22 9 “Soaring Sparks of Fire” Motohiro Abe Fūta Takei

Yukie Sugawara

March 7, 2018
23 10 “Disturbance Begins in the Royal Capital” Tatsuya Shiraishi Itsuki Yokoyama March 14, 2018
24 11 “Jaldabaoth” Kazuaki Terasawa Satoko Sekine March 21, 2018
25 12 “The Final Battle of the Disturbance” Ryūta Kawahara Yukie Sugawara March 28, 2018
26 13 “The Ultimate Trump Card” Masaki Matsumura

Tōru Takahashi

Naoyuki Itō

Yukie Sugawara April 4, 2018

Season 3 (2018)



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Title Directed by Written by Original air date 
27 1 “A Ruler’s Melancholy” Tatsuya Shiraishi Yukie Sugawara July 11, 2018
28 2 “Carne Village Once More” Kazuaki Terasawa Yukie Sugawara July 18, 2018
29 3 “Enri’s Upheaval and Hectic Days” Shigeki Awai Yukie Sugawara July 25, 2018
30 4 “Giant of the East, Demon Snake of the West” Akiko Nakano Yukie Sugawara August 1, 2018
31 5 “Two Leaders” Masaki Matsumura Yukie Sugawara August 8, 2018
32 6 “Invitation to Death” Kang Tai-sik Yukie Sugawara August 15, 2018
33 7 “Butterfly Entangled in a Spider’s Web” Tatsuya Shiraishi Yukie Sugawara August 22, 2018
34 8 “A Handful of Hope” Kazuaki Terasawa Yukie Sugawara August 28, 2018
35 9 “War of Words” Akiko Nakano Yukie Sugawara September 4, 2018
36 10 “Preparation for War” Masaki Matsumura Yukie Sugawara September 11, 2018
37 11 “Another Battle” Ryūta Kawahara Yukie Sugawara September 18, 2018
38 12 “Massacre” Hideki Hosokawa Yukie Sugawara September 25, 2018
39 13 “PVP” Tatsuya Shiraishi

Kazuaki Terasawa

Yukie Sugawara October 2, 2018

Season 4 (2022)



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Title Directed by Written by Original air date 
40 1 “Sorcerous Nation of Ainz Ooal Gown” Kyōsuke Takada Yukie Sugawara July 5, 2022
41 2 “Re-Estize Kingdom” Yasumi Mikamoto Yukie Sugawara July 12, 2022
42 3 “Baharuth Empire” Kyōsuke Takada Yukie Sugawara July 19, 2022
43 4 “The Ruler of Conspiracy” Masaki Matsumura Yukie Sugawara July 26, 2022

Overlord Season 5 Where To Watch?

You can watch the series on Crunchyroll once it is out. 

Overlord Season 5 Trailer 

The trailer of the fifth instalment has not been out yet. However, Overlord Season 6 on his official YouTube channel released a short teaser for Catfish Season 9.  You can directly watch by visiting Crunchyroll’s official YouTube channel. 

Will There be Overlord Season 6?

No announcement yet!

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