On Sunday, July 7, 2024, Kadokawa released a new trailer for the Overlord: Sacred Kingdom Arc movie, revealing that it will debut in IMAX theaters on September 13, 2024. The film will then be released in Japan on September 20, 2024, with regular screenings to follow.

Additionally, the trailer revealed the movie’s theme song and artist, while also unveiling two new visuals for the upcoming film. The anime’s official staff had previously screened the first ten minutes of the Overlord: Sacred Kingdom Arc movie at Anime Expo 2024, which took place on Saturday, July 6, 2024.

Overlord: Sacred Kingdom Arc Movie’s New Trailer Confirms Premiere Date

On July 7, 2024, Kadokawa released a new trailer for the Overlord: Sacred Kingdom Arc movie, as previously mentioned. The trailer revealed that the film would premiere in IMAX theaters in Japan on September 13, 2024, and on regular screens on September 20, 2024. The international release dates for the movie have not yet been announced by the staff.

The most recent promotional video showcases Ainz Ooal Gown, Neia, Demiurge, Calca, and other key characters from the Sacred Kingdom Arc. Through this brief clip, viewers can catch a glimpse of the arc’s somber and intense atmosphere and get a subtle glimpse into the plot.

The IMAX poster for the movie (Image via So-bin/Madhouse)
The IMAX poster for the movie (Image via So-bin/Madhouse)

Furthermore, the PV features a preview of the movie’s theme song, WHEELER-DEALER by OxT. The official X account for the Overlord anime also shared a statement from the singer, encouraging the audience to anticipate the movie and discover the true meaning of “most evil justice”.

In addition to the trailer, the Overlord: Sacred Kingdom Arc movie also released two new visuals. The first visual, intended for regular screenings, showcases the movie’s main characters such as Calca and Neia, seemingly within the grasp of Momonga-sama, the Sorcerer King.

The regular screening poster for the movie (Image via Madhouse)
The regular screening poster for the movie (Image via Madhouse)

The tagline accompanying the illustration reads, “The emergence of the ultimate villainous justice”in English. It is noteworthy that So-bin, the original illustrator of the light novel, also created the second visual for the IMAX Screening. The striking poster showcases Ainz and Jaldabaoth in the midst of a fiery battle.

The team behind the movie Overlord: Sacred Kingdom Arc has released new character visuals for Ainz Ooal Gown (voiced by Satoshi Hino), Jaldabaoth (voiced by Masayuki Kato), and Shizu Delta (voiced by Asami Seto), a maid in the service of the Demon Emperor.

Overview of Overlord: Sacred Kingdom Arc

In the Overlord: Sacred Kingdom arc movie, Satoshi Hino plays the role of Ainz Ooal Gown, Yumi Hara as Albedo, Yoshino Aoyama as Neia Baraja, Saori Hayami as Calca, Haruka Tomatsu as Kelart Custodio, Hitomi Nabatame as Remedios, and Masayuki Kato as Demiurge, among others.

Naoyuki Ito, who directs the movie at Madhouse, also takes on the roles of series composer and scriptwriter. Yukie Sugawara joins the franchise once again to work with Naoyuki-san on the scripts.

Ainz, as seen in the movie's visual (Image via Madhouse)
Ainz, as seen in the movie’s visual (Image via Madhouse)

Satoshi Tasaki serves as the chief animation director for the characters, while Fumiyuki Go remains the sound director. The music will be handled by Shuji Katayama from Team-MAX.

Based on the original light novel, the movie Overlord: Sacred Kingdom Arc takes place in the Kingdom of Roble, where a terrifying demon named Jaldabaoth appears and brings tragedy. Realizing that their defenses are insufficient, the leaders turn to Ainz Ooal Gown, also known as the “Undead King,”for help.

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