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Kugane Maruyama

Kugane Maruyama is the author behind the Overlord novel series.


so-bin is the artist behind the Overlord novel series.

Works

Overlord Manga

  • Overlord, Vol. 1 (manga)

    Overlord, Vol. 1 (manga)

    By Kugane Maruyama, Hugin Miyama, so-bin, Satoshi Oshio

    What do you do when your favorite game shuts down? Momonga decided to stay logged in right up until the very end. But when the servers go dark, he finds himself transported into the game world--and he's been transformed into his skeletal avatar from the game, awesome magical powers included! But what if he's the villain of his own story?

  • Overlord, Vol. 2 (manga)

    Overlord, Vol. 2 (manga)

    By Kugane Maruyama, Hugin Miyama, so-bin, Satoshi Oshio

    Ainz, the undead overlord, is in dire need of better information about the world he's found himself in, and to get it, he travels to the city of E-Rantel. Disguised as a mere adventurer, he accepts a mission to venture deep into an eerie forest, but the swirling shadow of intrigue hides the road ahead...

  • Overlord, Vol. 3 (manga)

    Overlord, Vol. 3 (manga)

    By Kugane Maruyama, Hugin Miyama, so-bin, Satoshi Oshio

  • Overlord, Vol. 4 (manga)

    By Kugane Maruyama, Hugin Miyama, so-bin, Satoshi Oshio

    Bloodlust is in the air--and plenty of real blood too! Shalltear is on the hunt, and she may not like what she finds. Ainz sent her out for information, but when Blood Frenzy activates, the time for talk is over. Can anyone, undead or alive, stop her...?

Overlord

  • Overlord, Vol. 1 (light novel)

    Overlord, Vol. 1 (light novel)

    By Kugane Maruyama, so-bin

    For twelve years, the virtual world of Yggdrasil has served as the playground and battlefield for the skeletal lord Momonga and his guild of fellow monsters, Ainz Ooal Gown. But the guild's glory days are over, and the game is shutting down permanently. When Momonga logs in one last time just to be there when the servers go dark, something happens-and suddenly, fantasy is reality. A rogues' gallery of fanatically devoted NPCs is ready to obey his every order, but the world Momonga now inhabits is not the one he remembers. The game may be over, but the epic tale of Ainz Ooal Gown is only beginning...

  • Overlord, Vol. 2 (light novel)

    Overlord, Vol. 2 (light novel)

    By Kugane Maruyama, so-bin

    It has been a week since Momonga logged in to his favorite RPG one last time and stranded himself there. Now he leads his guild as the Ainz Ooal Gown overlord. Finding himself in dire need of better information, he travels disguised as an adventurer to the walled city of E-Rantel, with Narberal the battle maid at his side. The pair accept a mission to retrieve medicinal herbs, making for a forest said to be the home of a great and wise beast. But the sinister influence of a fanatical cabal approaches E-Rantel, and the armor-clad Ainz will face both a ruthless warrior and a legion of the undead!

  • Overlord, Vol. 3 (light novel)

    Overlord, Vol. 3 (light novel)

    By Kugane Maruyama, so-bin

    Lord Ainz has made great progress moonlighting as the indomitable hero Momon, but what should be a moment of triumph is shattered--by news of rebellion. He vows to find out what has happened and to defend the honor of his guild and home--Ainz Ooal Gown.

  • Overlord, Vol. 4 (light novel)

    Overlord, Vol. 4 (light novel)

    By Kugane Maruyama, so-bin

    An army of death approaches a peaceful lizardman village--an army of undead deployed by Nazarick. Its commander is the Sovereign of the Frozen River Cocytus. The lizardman coalition shall face the Great Tomb of Nazarick. The weak are meat the strong shall eat in the merciless world that awaits in Volume 4.

  • Overlord, Vol. 5 (light novel)

    By Kugane Maruyama, so-bin

    In the Re-Estize Kingdom, there is a sinister organization that holds sway over the criminal underworld called the Eight Fingers. At the same time, there are three men in the country who work hard to steadfastedly pursue their goals. Sebas is busy infiltrating the capital to conduct intelligence gathering efforts on Lord Ainz's orders. Climb is constantly striving to better his weak self so as to better serve his master, the "Golden" Princess. And Brain returns to the same capital while struggling to find a new reason to live after being utterly crushed by an unbelievable power. As the Kingdom is slowly fraying at the edges, these three men will fight for their beliefs as they face the corrupt Eight Fingers crime syndicate!

  • Overlord, Vol. 6 (light novel)

    By Kugane Maruyama, so-bin

    (Volume 2)

    It has been a week since Momonga logged in to his favorite RPG one last time and stranded himself there. Now he leads his guild as the Ainz Ooal Gown overlord. Finding himself in dire need of better information, he travels disguised as an adventurer to the walled city of E-Rantel, with Narberal the battle maid at his side. The pair accept a mission to retrieve medicinal herbs, making for a forest said to be the home of a great and wise beast. But the sinister influence of a fanatical cabal approaches E-Rantel, and the armor-clad Ainz will face both a ruthless warrior and a legion of the undead!