The 13-episode Overlord television anime series animated by MADHOUSE premiered in Japan in July 2015. Funimation streamed the anime series as it aired in Japan, and the company released the series with an English dub on Blu-ray Disc and DVD on November 8.
The official Twitter account of the Animate store in Machida in Tokyo posted an image on Friday featuring the cover of the upcoming 12th volume of Kugane Maruyama’s Overlord novel series (cover pictured at right). The wraparound jacket band on the volume reveals that the anime adaptation’s previously announced second season will premiere in January 2018. The jacket band also reveals that Madhouse will return to animate the series. The novel volume officially ships on Saturday.