The upcoming Solo Leveling anime has revealed a new trailer that includes the ending theme song “request” by krage. The anime will premiere on January 6, 2024. The opening theme song is “LEveL” by SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]: TOMORROW X TOGETHER.
Solo Leveling anime cast includes:
- Taito Ban/Alex Lee as Sung Jinwoo
- Genta Nakamura/Justin Briner as Yoo Jinho
- Queen Ueda/Michelle Reds as Cha Hae-in
- Daisuke Hirakawa/Ian Sinclair as Choi Jong-in
- Hiroki Touchi/Christopher R. Sabat as Baek Yoonho
- Banjo Ginga/Kent Williams as Go Gunhee
- Makoto Furukawa/SungWon Cho as Woo Jinchul
- Haruna Mikawa/Rebecca Wang as Sung Jinah
- Dani Chambers as Lee Joohee
The anime was originally announced to premiere in 2023 but was pushed back to Winter 2024. The staff includes:
- Original Creator: DUBU (REDICE Studio), Chugong, h-goon
- Director: Shunsuke Nakashige
- Screenplay: Noboru Kimura
- Character design: Tomoko Sudo
- Music: Hiroyuki Sawano
- Animation studio: A-1 Pictures
The Solo Leveling anime is based on the web novel by Chugong, which began serialization in 2016 and ended in 2018, after 270 chapters. It is compiled into 14 volumes. Webnovel licensed it in English, but under the title Only I Level Up. Redice Studio’s webtoon adaptation of the illustrated web novel by Jang-Sung-Rak (aka DUBU) ended in December 2021. H-goon helped adapt the work that originally started on KakaoPage is in Korea and has 2 seasons. In addition to Webnovel, Tappytoon and PocketComics, also offer it in English. Yen Press licensed the webtoon and published one volume in paperback earlier this year. In addition to the webtoon, a game is also being developed along with a film adaptation.
The webnovel describes the plot as follows: In this world, where Hunters with various magical powers fight monsters invading defenseless humans, Sung Jin-Woo is the weakest among all Hunters, could barely make a living. However, a mysterious System grants him the power of ‘The Player’, sending him on an incredible and often dangerous Journey. Follow Sang Jin-Woo as he embarks on an adventure to become an unparalleled existence through his “Level Up” system – the only one in the entire world!
Crunchyroll will stream the anime worldwide.
Source: Official website © Solo Leveling Animation Partners