It was announced that Kugane Maruyama’s Overlord series is receiving a second television anime season. The announcement came during the Overload: The Dark Warrior film.  The Dark Warrior is the second film that is compiling the first season of the anime. There are no further details as to when the second season will be released. 

The first compilation film, titled Overlord: The Undead King, opened in Japan on February 25. The television anime premiered in July of 2015 and ran for 13 episodes. FUNimation streamed the anime alongside of it airing in Japan. Yen Press currently holds the license for the North American distribution of the manga. 

MyAnimeList.net describes the story of Overlord as follows:

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The final hour of the popular virtual reality game Yggdrasil has come. However, Momonga, a powerful wizard and master of the dark guild Ainz Ooal Gown, decides to spend his last few moments in the game as the servers begin to shut down. To his surprise, despite the clock having struck midnight, Momonga is still fully conscious as his character and, moreover, the non-player characters appear to have developed personalities of their own!

Confronted with this abnormal situation, Momonga commands his loyal servants to help him investigate and take control of this new world, with the hopes of figuring out what has caused this development and if there may be others in the same predicament.

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