In case you didn’t know, Overlord also has a manga adaptation. Aside from its original light novel material, Overlord’s manga adaptation has also been around for quite some time. So, if you are a manga fan, you might wonder if the Overlord manga is finished or ongoing.
While Overlord 4 is currently airing, the Overlord light novel is still ongoing as of this writing. It is entirely up to you which material you prefer to enjoy the adventures of the Overlord of Death, Ainz Ooal Gown, and his loyal constituents, such as Albedo, Demiurge, Shalltear, and Cocytus, in the new world!
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Is the Overlord Manga Finished or Ongoing?
Yes, the Overlord manga is still ongoing as of this writing.
Author Satoshi Oshio and artist Hugin Miyama first collaborated on Overlord's manga adaptation in 2014.
Aside from Overlord, they also worked together to create volumes one through two of Koukyou Shihen Eureka Seven and volumes one through two of Mirai Delivery.
Satoshi and Hugin are still working together for Overlord and have published 17 manga volumes so far. In November 2014, they began serializing the manga in Kadokawa Shoten's manga magazine, Comp Ace.
Yen Press licensed the Overlord manga adaptation for North American distribution in English print.
As of this writing, 14 volumes are already available for reading, with the 15th volume due out on August 23rd and the 16th volume due out on November 22nd.
Aside from that, the Overlord manga has been published in Spanish print by ECC Ediciones under the license of Panini Comics. Its Italian counterpart, on the other hand, is published by J-Pop and translated by Monica Bollini.
Furthermore, the manga has two spin-offs, the first of which is Overlord a la Carte and the second of which is Overlord: The Undead King Oh!, both of which were published by Kadokawa and licensed by Yen Press.
Is The Overlord Manga Ending Soon?
At the time of writing, it appears unlikely that the Overlord manga will end anytime soon. After all, the Overlord anime and light novels are so far ahead of the manga.
Expect to hear more about the Overlord manga's Japanese and English releases in the coming months. The manga's most recent chapter, Chapter 70, depicts Ainz Ooal Gown's impending display of power against the forces of the Re-Estize Kingdom.
If you recall, this is the scene in Overlord Season 3 where Ainz and Jircniv's forces are loitering around the garrison. He summoned an army of Dark Knights and cast a powerful spell, killing thousands of enemy soldiers.
If you get the gist, the Overlord manga will last a long time. This article will be updated if and when the manga adaptation concludes.
For the time being, you can enjoy Overlord in any of its forms. Aside from the anime and OVA specials, there is a web novel, a light novel, side stories, crossovers, drama CDs, manga, spin-offs, audiobooks, character sheets, and data books.