The anime adaptation of the popular webtoon series Solo Leveling has announced new details about its upcoming 2024 premiere with a new trailer.
The two-and-a-half-minute promotional video gives fans a glimpse into the beginnings of Sung Jinwoo, who is famous for being the world’s weakest hunter, and how he struggled to overcome his title with great determination. help from a mysterious person. system. The trailer also revealed the names of some of the key staff working on the film adaptation, such as monster designer Hirotaka Tokuda, supporting character designer Chiaki Furuzumi, and visual effects director Daichi Iseki.
Based on the Korean digital comic series of the same name, Solo Leveling is set in an alternate modern era where mystical “gates” have opened around the world. The series was originally a web novel written by author Chugon and was later adapted into a webtoon under the name KakaoPage in 2018, with illustrations drawn by the late artist Jang Sung-rak, aka DUBU. The series quickly became one of the most popular webtoons of the genre, with readers praising Solo Leveling for its outstanding visual palette and stunning art style.
What to expect from solo leveling
A-1 Pictures will handle the production of the anime adaptation, with director Shunsuke Nakashige helming the project and screenwriter Noboru Kimura overseeing the series’ creation. Solo Leveling’s music will also be produced by renowned artist Hiroyuki Sawano, who will work with the series’ sound director Ryo Tanaka. Voice actor Taito Ban will voice Sung Jinwoo, along with co-star Reina Ueda, who will play Cha Hae-In, Jinwoo’s ally and love interest.
The synopsis of the anime adaptation reads: “It has been more than a decade since the sudden appearance of ‘gates’ – pathways connecting our world to another dimension. Since then, some humans have awakened to supernatural powers. We call them these. individual ‘hunter’. Hunters make a living by using their powers to conquer the dungeons inside the portal. In this world of demanding customers, low-level hunter Sung Jinwoo was known as ‘humanity’s weakest hunter’. One day, Jinwoo was seriously injured when he ran into a high-level double dungeon hidden within a low-level dungeon. Just then, a mysterious quest window appeared in front of him. On the brink of death, Jinwoo decided to accept the quest and began to level up…while the others did not.”
Solo Leveling launches in January 2024 and will be available to stream on Crunchyroll.