Crunchyroll just announced that they are making a documentary all about Solo Leveling! This cool project is a collaboration between Crunchyroll and AllSo, a production company from Paris. At the IGN Fan Fest, they even showed a trailer for the documentary and gave us a sneak peek at an English-dubbed clip from the sixth episode of the anime.
About Solo Leveling
If you haven’t heard of Solo Leveling yet, you’re in for a treat. The anime premiered in Japan on January 6, and Crunchyroll released the English dub on January 20. It’s based on a popular manhwa (Korean comic) written by Chugong and illustrated by the talented artist DUBU from REDICE Studio.
The Manhwa’s Success
The manhwa version of Solo Leveling first hit Webtoon in 2018 and wrapped up in 2021. Fans loved it so much that it even got a physical release in English by Yen Press. In Japan, it’s known as Ore Dake Level-Up na Ken and was published by Kadokawa.
What’s Next for Solo Leveling?
But wait, there’s more! In addition to the anime, a live-action adaptation is also in the works in Korea. Exciting, right?
Meet the Team Behind the Anime
The anime is directed by Shunsuke Nakashige at A-1 Pictures, with Noburu Kimura as the head writer and Tomoko Sudo as the character designer. The music is composed by Hiroyuki Sawano, and the opening theme song, “LEveL,” is performed by TOMORROW X TOGETHER and SawanoHiroyuki[nZk].
What’s Solo Leveling About?
Here’s a quick synopsis of the anime: In a world where mysterious gates connect our world to another dimension, some people awaken supernatural powers and become hunters. Jinwoo Sung, the weakest hunter, gets a chance to level up when he accepts a mysterious quest after a near-fatal encounter in a dungeon. Get ready for an epic adventure!
Source: Anime News Network