When the shut-down time arrives however, Momonga finds that the game hasn’t vanished. Instead it appears as if Yggdrasil has been recreated as its own reality along with its various NPCs having been brought to life while Momonga has been trapped in the form of his game avatar, leaving him unable to use the normal player functions, such as General Message, or even to log out. With no other option, Momonga sets out to learn if anyone from ‘the real world’ is also in this new world with him. Taking on the name of Ainz Ooal Gown, a message to any other players, Momonga begins exploring the world in an attempt to figure out what has happened while searching for anyone, or anything, that could help him solve this mystery while ensuring the safety of Nazarick.
– Overlord 2
– Ōbārōdo Ⅱ
– 오버로드 II
The second season of Overlord took on a darker tone and picked right up after the first TV series.
The animation is on par with the first season.
Both the opening and closing themes are performed by the same band as the first season. “Go Cry Go” by OxT is the opening song and “Hydra” by MYTH&ROID is the ending theme. The second season opening theme is persistent with the first season, while the ending theme takes on a slower and more somber tone.
It becomes even harder to tell if our main character is losing grasp on his humanity. The first half of the arc is devoted to the lizard men while the second half focuses more on Sebas’ outing. We are starting to see less and less of Ainz development and more and more of his followers.
I think I like the first season of Overlord more, but this is still an exceptionally good season. I highly recommend this for Overlord fan. You need to definitely watch the first season first. This anime contains graphic violence, suggestive themes/dialogs, and some foul languages. Intended for mature audiences.
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