Not even an hour after the initial anime announcement, Solo Leveling managed to make it onto 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 animated 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 12k tweets:
The anime will be based on Self leveling a web novel/web cartoon series. The Chugong web novel started serialization in 2016 and ended in 2018, after 270 chapters. It is collected in 14 volumes.Webnovel licensed it in Englishbut underOnly I level uptitle. The webtoon adaptation of the web novel with art by Jang-Sung-Rak (aka DUBU) by Redice Studio ended in December 2021. H-goon helped adapt the work that originally started on KakaoPage in Korea and has 2 seasons. In addition toA web novel, 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.
The 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
Take a look tweets under the Solo Leveling keyword.
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