What is Overlord?

Overlord is a light novels created by Kugane Maruyama. The story talk about Momonga and he guild of NPC conquest the new world. Maruyama show the perspective of the "villains", a powerful enemies to the new world, that can be the idea for the reader, but the story don't have good and evil, just perspective from the character.


The final hour of the popular virtual reality game Yggdrasil has come. However, Momonga, a powerful wizard and master of the dark guild Ainz Ooal Gown, decides to spend his last few moments in the game as the servers begin to shut down. To surprise, despite the clock having struck midnight, Momonga is still fully conscious as his character and moreover the non-player characters appear to have developed personalities of their own.

About the author

The author is Kugane Maruyama he born in Japan. In 2010 he write Overlord like a web novel in a popular page on Japan with a nickname Muchimuchi Puririn. Then the published by Enterbrain (KADOKAWA) make the first volume of the light novel and the anime was published at July 2015 and the LN get more popularity. One reason of the author to make Overlord was he made like fanfiction of the story MMORPG he is a fanatic of the game Dungeon and Dragons, this was the reason for make the story because his friend not play again.