Streaming giant Crunchyroll, in collaboration with Aniplex, announced the global release date for the highly anticipated Solo Leveling anime. It is set to premiere on the platform on Jan 6, 2024, and will be available for streaming in over 200 territories worldwide, including India.
Asa Suehira, Chief Content Officer at Crunchyroll, expressed excitement on the collaboration, stating, “At Crunchyroll, we are always looking for innovative ways to connect our audience with captivating stories from around the world. Solo Leveling is a groundbreaking series that has captured the imagination of fans globally, and we are thrilled to be part of the journey to bring this extraordinary manhwa to life as an anime. Our collaboration with Aniplex symbolizes our commitment to delivering high-quality, diverse content that resonates with our viewers.“
Shunsuke Nakashige is directing the anime, with Noboru Kimura serving as the script writer. Tomoko Sudo is in charge of character designing, and Hiroyuki Sawano will compose the music.
The official website of Solo Leveling had revealed the updated names of the main characters.
- Taito Ban as Sung Jinwoo
- Reina Ueda as Cha Hae-in
- Hiroki Touchi as Baek Yoonho
- Genta Nakamura as Yoo Jinho
- Daisuke Hirakawa as Choi Jong-in
- Banjou Ginga as Go Gunhee
- Makoto Furukawa as Woo Jinchul
Solo Leveling is a South Korean web novel written by Chugong. It was serialized in Kakao’s digital comic and fiction platform KakaoPage beginning on July 25, 2016, and was later published in full by D&C Media under their Papyrus label on Nov 4, 2016.
A webtoon adaptation of Solo Leveling was first serialized in KakaoPage on March 4, 2018; it was illustrated by Jang Sung-Rak (aka Dubu), the CEO of Redice Studio. The webtoon’s first season concluded on March 19, 2020, and its second season began on August 1, 2020, concluding in December 2021 with its 179th chapter.
Source: Press Release