Based on novel with the same title written by Kugane Maruyama Overload is a Japanese anime series that has three seasons. Catch the prediction about the season 4 of the anime

Overload is an incredibly knitted anime stuck in a game anime with overpowered character done right. The series is based on the novel written by Kugane Maruyama. The novel consists of a number of volumes. The third season of the anime has covered the storyline till 9th volume of the novel and Ainz hasn’t yet managed to conquer the world of YGGDRASIL – the game, in which he is stuck, of the 22nd century. Like most of the Japanese series, Overload has colorful graphics, catchy storylines, incredible portrayal of Japanese culture, and many other features of an amazing anime.

There are two way to know the whether Ainz has conquered the game world. One is to read the remaining volumes of the light novel on which the story is based. The other way is to wait for the Overload Season 4 and enjoy the action on screen. First can be done right now but it has little amusement as compare to the latter. So, details of the season 4 are the only source with the potential to put an end to the long wait. The third season was launched in 2018. Catch the latest details about the show that will suggest renewal or cancelation of the series

What is the source material of the anime series?

First thing is the source material on which the anime is based. There could be three types of source material: manga, light novel, or even mobile games. Overload is based on the light novel having the same title written by Kugane Maruyama. From this, it can be guessed that there will be another season or no season at all.  The source material for the series has several volumes. Now, moving towards the second most important thing, how much has been covered in the previous seasons. This is the crucial point because if the previous seasons have consumed all the source material than it will be a little difficult to have another season.

The light novel has 14 volumes and it has a manga series consists of 13 books. The author has plans to conclude Overload with 17 books. This suggests Overload season 4 is in the pipeline. Moreover, the third season has covered the story of the 9th volume. There remains 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th volume of the light novel.

Was the first three season profitable?

Along with the plot and storyline profits and number of viewers attracted are the crucial ingredients for renewal or cancelation. Usually, if a series lacks profits it ends with the opening season. But the three seasons of the Overload suggests that the anime is making money as well as attracting viewers.

With number of viewers, Blu-ray sales and light novel sales plays important part in the long run of the series. The first season of Overload was great success with 12,500 copies per volume sold. The second season saw a drop in the sales and it remained limited to 7000 copies. The third season attracted only 6500. This is the reason behind the eager wait of the fans. No need to worry, many super hits saw decline in sales. One Punch Man can be quoted here.

Overload Light novel sales?

Unlike Blu-ray sales, the light novel sales have the ability to stun you. The light novel sales are huge. In fact, Overload is the second best-selling light novel after Sword Art Online. Each volume of novel sells astonishing 200,000 copies. This suggests the light novel is making great profits that may bring Overload Season 4 to the screens.

Wrap Up

Overload is an anime series based on the light novel written by Kugane Maruyama, having the same title. There are three seasons of the show released on Netflix. The fourth season of the show is missing confirmation. As per the storyline and profits, we hope to have season 4 of the show. The third season was aired in 2018. With no official confirmation, it is expected that Overload season 4 will be released in 2021.

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