The long-awaited Solo Leveling anime adaptation revealed a teaser trailer earlier today. The anime was initially set to premiere in 2023 (later this year) but the new trailer states that Solo Leveling adaptation is coming “next winter” – meaning in Winter 2024 season.
The staff includes:
- Original creator: DUBU (REDICE Studio), Chugong, h-goon
- Director: Shunsuke Nakashige
- Screenplay: Noboru Kimura
- Character Designer: Tomoko Sudo
- Music: Hiroyuki Sawano
- Animation Studio: A-1 Pictures
In addition to the teaser trailer, Solo Leveling anime also revealed a key visual:
Solo Leveling web novel by Chugong started serialization in 2016 and ended in 2018, after 270 chapters. It is compiled into 14 volumes. Webnovel licensed it in English, but under the Only I Level Up title. The webtoon adaptation of the web novel with art by Jang-Sung-Rak (aka DUBU) of Redice Studio ended in December of 2021. H-goon helped adapt the work that originally started on KakaoPage in Korea and has 2 seasons. In addition to Webnovel, Tappytoon, and PocketComics, also offer it in English. Yen Press licensed the webtoon and published a volume in paperback format earlier this year. In addition to the webtoon, a game is also in development, along with a drama adaptation.
Webnovel describes the plot as:
In this world where Hunters with various magical powers battle monsters from invading the defenceless humanity, Seong Jin-Woo was the weakest of all the Hunters, barely able to make a living.
However, a mysterious System grants him the power of the ‘Player’, setting him on a course for an incredible and often times perilous Journey.
Follow Sang Jin-Woo as he embarks on an adventure to become an unparalleled existence through his “Level-Up” system – the only one in the entire world!
Crunchyroll will be streaming the anime.
Source: Official Website
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