Manga Entertainment UK will be releasing Overlord II as a Blu-ray/DVD Collector’s Edition in the UK and Ireland next month, the company announced in a press release this afternoon. Exclusively available on Zavvi, the release is priced at £49.99 and will be released on 25th February 2019.
The power to rule is in his bones.
Bow before the great and powerful Ains Ooal Gown – the overlord returns!
Continuing his quest to rule this new world, Ains begins to put the pieces in place for his conquest. But between a Lizard Man tribe uprising, and performing missions as adamantite adventurer Lord Momon, Ains has his work cut out for him! Thankfully he has his most loyal and willing subordinates to do his bidding.
Nothing and no one can stop the supreme and mighty overlord in his quest to rule all!
(Trailer produced for the North American home video release)
The Collector’s Edition set includes:
- 13 episodes on DVD & Blu-ray (2 DVD & 3 Blu-ray discs)
- Rigid Collectors’ Box with soft touch finish
- 40-page artbook with character designs, sketches, and backgrounds
- 3 art cards featuring gorgeous season 2 artwork
- Fabric poster approx. 45x60cm
- Chapter 3 Commentary
- Chapter 6 Commentary
- OVERLORD II at Anime Expo 2018: A Message from Minoru Ashina
- OVERLORD II at Anime Expo 2018: Interview with Kugane Maruyama & Naoyuki Itou
- Play Play Pleiades 2
- Special Preview Collection
- Chapter 1 Preview
- Promotional Videos
- Textless Opening & Closing Songs
Based on Kugane Maruyama and so-bin’s popular light novel series, this is the second television anime adaptation of Overlord, with the first having previously been released in the United Kingdom as a Collector’s Edition blu-ray, and later Standard Edition Blu-ray and DVD, by Anime Limited. The 13 episode second season aired from January-March 2018, with a third season broadcast from July to October. All seasons are currently available for streaming on Funimation Now, with the Japanese-language versions of Season 2 and 3 streaming on Crunchyroll.
This news follows November’s surprise announcement that they would be releasing titles associated with Funimation Entertainment in North America, such as Mob Psycho 100 and The Ancient Magus’ Bride. Previously, Funimation titles were distributed in the United Kingdom by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
(Note: the aforementioned retailer link is an affiliate link. Click here for more information on Anime UK News’ affiliate policy).