FANDOM


This page shows the chronological timeline for the history and progress of Overlord, a series written by Maruyama Kugane, and other related events.

Year Date Event
2010 May 9 Author posting a web novel titled "Overlord" in Arcadia, a Japanese fanfiction website under the pen name "Muchimuchi Puririn" (むちむちぷりりん).
March 30 Relocated web novel Overlord from Arcadia to Let's Become a Writer, a Japanese user-generated novel publishing website for aspiring light novel authors, prior to being acquired and published by Enterbrain under Kadokawa Corporation.
2011 August 16 Muchimuchi Puririn started blogging and posted his first entry on Let's Become a Writer.
2012 June 14 Muchimuchi Puririn changes pen name to Maruyama Kugane (丸山 くがね).
July 30 Overlord Volume 1: The Undead King released.
November 30 Overlord Volume 2: The Dark Warrior released. 
2013 March 30 Overlord Volume 3: The Bloody Valkyrie released.
July 31 Overlord Volume 4: The Lizard Man Heroes released, bundled with the special edition Drama CD "The Sealed Evil Tree".
December 28 Overlord Volume 5: The Men in the Kingdom (Part 1) released.
2014 January 31 Overlord Volume 6: The Men in the Kingdom (Part 2) released, bundled with the Drama CD "The Dark Hero's Story".
August 30 Overlord Volume 7: The Invaders of the Large Tomb released.
November 26 A manga adaptation by Satoshi Ōshio began serialization in Kadokawa's monthly magazine Comp Ace.
December 28 Overlord Volume 8: The Two Leaders released.
2015 March 21 TV animation adaptation of Overlord's website released.
April 17 Official light novel website released.
June 26 Overlord manga adaptation's first volume released.
June 29 Overlord Volume 9: The Magic Caster of Destroy released.
July 5 Brochures titled "Overlord OFFICIAL BOOK" distributed at AKIHABARA GAMERS Main Shop.
July 6 Web radio "Overlord ~ Oath of Loyalty to the Supreme Being Radio" broadcast started. (7 deliveries)
July 7 TV animation "Overlord" broadcast started.
July 25 Overlord manga adaptation's second volume released.
August 4 Pure Pure Pleiades started airing.
August 22 "Overlord ~ Oath of Loyalty to the Supreme Being Radio" public recording at Chara Hobby 2015.
August 26 Official CDs for Overlord anime's OP and ED "Clattanoia" and "LLL" released.
September 26 BD/DVD "Overlord" released.
September 28 Web radio "Overlord ~ Oath of Loyalty to the Supreme Being Radio" broadcast ended. (7 deliveries)
September 30 TV animation "Overlord" broadcast ended.

Pure Pure Pleiades airing ended.

October 10 Monthly magazine competition "Overlord Feature" released.
October 25 Radio CD "Overlord ~ Oath of Loyalty to the Supreme Being Radio" released (all 7 deliveries + Chara Hobby 2015 public recording).
October 28 BD/DVD "Overlord" Volume 2 released.
October 31 Anime Overlord "Complete Setting Material Collection" released.

Anime Overlord "Complete Setting Material Collection ebtenDX pack" released.

November 18 Collaboration event with the Japanese MMO TalesWeaver
November 25 BD/DVD "Overlord" Volume 3 released.
December 25 BD/DVD "Overlord" Volume 4 released.
December 26 Overlord manga adaptation's third volume released.
2016 January 27 BD/DVD "Overlord" Volume 5 released.
February 24 BD/DVD "Overlord" Volume 6 released (final volume).
March 1 BD/DVD sales exceeded 10,000 copies per volume (68,000 overall copies sold).
March 14 Overlord Alarm Clock application preregistration started.
March 22 Overlord won the 4th place in Light Novel Series category of the Sugoi Japan Award by the newspaper publisher Yomiuri Shimbun.
March 24 Mixi Overlord Game launched, with collaboration between Japanese online social network Mixi and Overlord.
March 29 Overlord Alarm Clock application preregistration ended.
April 24 Mixi Overlord Game service ended.
May 9 Overlord Alarm Clock application on Android version distribution starts on Rakuten app store.
May 30 Overlord Volume 10: The Ruler of Conspiracy released.
June 9 Oricon ranked Overlord as the top seller in its weekly book rankings, with 110,000 copies sold for the 10 volumes.
June 20 Overlord Character Popularity Poll held on the Japanese media site Nico Nico Douga.
June 25 Overlord manga adaptation's fourth volume released.
June 25 Collaboration event with the Japanese RPG game Maboroshi Tou Senki Griffon by Sega started.
July 22 Intermediate results for Overlord Character Popularity Poll on Nico Nico Douga website announced.
July 25 Collaboration event with the Japanese RPG game Maboroshi Tou Senki Griffon by Sega ended.
July 28 Overlord Volume 11 OVA "Pure Pure Pleiades" Special PV Ainz uploaded on YouTube.
August 4 Overlord Volume 11 OVA "Pure Pure Pleiades" Special PV Lupusregina/Yuri uploaded on YouTube.
August 12 Overlord Volume 11 OVA "Pure Pure Pleiades" Special PV Narberal uploaded on YouTube.
August 18 Overlord Volume 11 OVA "Pure Pure Pleiades" Special PV Solution/Entoma uploaded on YouTube.
August 23 Overlord manga adaptation's fifth volume released.
August 26 Overlord Volume 11 OVA "Pure Pure Pleiades" Special PV Pandora's Actor uploaded on YouTube.
September 13 Collaboration event with Japanese mobile game Lost Regalia started.
September 15 Final results for Overlord Character Popularity Poll on Nico Nico Douga website announced.
September 17 Collaboration event with Japanese mobile game Lost Regalia ended.
September 29 Compilation film for Overlord announced.
September 30 Overlord Volume 11: The Craftsman of Dwarf released, bundled with a 30-minute BD featuring a side story about the Pleiades Six Stars' interaction with some Floor Guardians.
November 24 Youjo Senki x Overlord collaboration and joint press conference.
December 3 First advanced ticket release for Overlord's first part of its compilation film.
December 24 Second advanced ticket release for Overlord's first part of its compilation film.
December 26 Overlord manga adaptation's sixth volume released.

Special edition Drama CD "Show Must Go On!" released.

2017 January 26 Spin-off manga Overlord: The Undead Oh! published at Kadokawa's Monthly Comp Ace magazine.
January 28 First advanced ticket release for Overlord's second part of its compilation film, comes with a limited replacement box cover for the novel's 1st volume of the novel featuring the movie's key visual as original illustration from so-bin.
February 8 "Overlord ~ Oath of Loyalty to the Supreme Being Radio" limited delivery re-airing.
February 25 Overlord Movie 1: The Undead King released on theaters. Pleiades Day novel given to first screening attendees, featuring side-story about the Pleiades and a so-bin's illustration at page 8.

Second advanced ticket release for Overlord's second part of its compilation film, comes with a limited edition poster signed by Satoshi Hino (AInz's VA) and illustrated by so-bin.

March 4 Limited edition poster signed by Yumi Hara (Albedo's VA) and illustrated by so-bin giveaways for early bird moviegoers to commemorate the 2nd week in theaters of the first movie.
March 11 Overlord Movie 2: The Dark Warrior released on theaters, comes with a limited edition poster signed by Sumire Uesaka (Shalltear's VA) and illustrated by so-bin giveaways for early bird moviegoers. 2nd season for the TV animation Overlord announced at the end of the film

Overlord x Youjo Senki Joint Exhibition Event - Limited time SHOP opened in Ikebukuro Marui 7F Event Space featuring exhibition materials of both works.

Commemorative Collaboration Cafe for the second movie opened in partnership with Machi ★ Asobi CAFE in two locations (Tokyo and Kitakyushu) featuring Overlord-themed foods, drinks and other goods.

March 18 Ple Ple Pleiades Special 4-koma manga business trip edition available for purchase to the second movie movie goers on limited numbers.
March 20 Commemorative Collaboration Cafe in partnership with Machi ★ Asobi CAFE ended.
March 21 Overlord x Youjo Senki Joint Exhibition Event - Limited time SHOP last day.
May 5 Overlord original painting exhibition started in Tokushima Perfecture's semi-annual event Machi ★ Asobi (now its 18th).
May 7 Overlord original painting exhibition in Machi ★ Asobi vol. 18 ended.
May 24 Overlord manga adaptation's seventh volume released.
September 5 Collaboration event with the Japanese MMORPG Master of Epic.
September 13 BD/DVD for both Overlord Movie 1: The Undead King and Overlord Movie 2: The Dark Warrior released.
September 30 Overlord Volume 12: The Paladin of the Holy Kingdom I released.
December 1 E-book version of the light novel's volumes 1 to 6 released.
December 15 E-book version of the light novel's volumes 7 to 12 released.
December 17 A new 30 second PV of TV anime "Overload Ⅱ" released on Youtube.
December 26 Overlord manga adaptation's eighth volume released.
2018 January 9 Overlord II & Pure Pure Pleiades 2 started airing.
January 10 Overlord: The Undead Oh! Volume 01 & Overlord Official Comic A La Carte 01 are released.

Commemorative Collaboration Menu for the second movie opened in partnership with Karaoke Pasera in three locations (AKIBA, Yokohama, and Namba) featuring Overlord-themed foods, drinks, and other goods. Lasting from January 10 - February 12.

January 26 Overlord Collaboration with Sega's popular smartphone RPG "Chain Chronicle 3" announced.
January 31 Live Official Chain Chronicle broadcasted.
February 10 Overlord: The Undead Oh! Volume 02 is released.
April 26 Overlord manga adaptation's ninth volume & Overlord Official Comic A La Carte 02 are released.
April 27 Overlord Volume 13: The Paladin of the Holy Kingdom II released.
June 25 Pre-registration for the new smartphone game Mass for the Dead is released.
July 26 Overlord: The Undead Oh! Volume 03 & Overlord Official Comic A La Carte 03 are released.
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.