Not even an hour after the initial anime announcement, Solo Leveling managed to get on Twitter’s trending list. The anime was announced during Crunchyroll’s Anime Expo 2022 panel and will be co-produced by Aniplex. A-1 Pictures is animating it, with Hiroyuki Sawano on music. Check out the official teaser below:
At the time of writing, Solo Leveling was trending on Twitter in the US with over 12 thousand tweets:
The anime will be based on Solo Leveling web novel/webtoon series. The 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.
Staff for the anime 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
Check out the tweets under the Solo Leveling keyword.
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