Solo Leveling Anime is a web novel and webtoon series written by Chugong and illustrated by Kang Sung-rak.
The webtoon adaptation of Solo leveling started appearing on Kakaopage in March 2018 and since then three volumes and two seasons of Solo Leveling have been released.
The first season concluded on March 19, 2020, and the second season began being serialized from August 1, 2020. Solo leveling follows the story of Sung Jin-woo, the “weakest” hunter, in a world where hunters are people with special powers who kill monsters.
After escaping from a cave he was imprisoned in, Sung Jin-woo finds himself turned into a ‘player’ who can embark on quests and complete levels as seen on an interface. Now he has a chance of becoming the most powerful hunter there is. Will he succeed?
The Solo Leveling web novel was an instant hit among manga and manhwa readers and the readership of the Solo Leveling webtoon has only continued to rise since its inception.
Fans have been waiting for an announcement about the anime adaptation of Solo Leveling for a while now and it seems like their prayers may be answered. The web novel is becoming more exciting and suspenseful than ever before and fans are loving it.
The Solo Leveling anime is then sure to blow everyone’s minds. To find out the latest news regarding the development, release, and trailer of Solo Leveling anime, continue reading:
Solo Leveling Anime Release Date
The release of Solo Leveling anime is expected to take place in Fall 2021. Fans have been waiting for an anime adaptation of the Solo Leveling manhwa for a very long time now; fan demands for Solo Leveling anime started circulating on sites like Reddit as far back as last year. So, the news for the production of Solo Leveling anime has gained momentum online and raised audience expectations. Fans are also speculating that the streaming service provider and website, Crunchyroll, might undertake the production of Solo Leveling anime as Crunchyroll has recently been adapting tonnes of Korean novels into anime series.
The release of Solo Leveling anime also depends to some extent on the petition fans have started for it. Fans of the original Solo Leveling web novel have taken the brave initiative to create an online petition demanding the conception of Solo Leveling anime. The petition has managed to gather more than 100,000 signatures out of the 150,000 total signatures needed. Fans willing to sign the petition and accelerate the demand for Solo Leveling anime can do so here.
Solo Leveling Anime Trailer
So far, no official trailer or teaser for Solo Leveling anime has been released by the creators. Some fans, however, who were eager and enthusiastic about the venture of Solo Leveling anime, have taken it upon themselves to create trailers using the Solo Leveling manhwa. There are several such fan-made trailers on YouTube and each offers its perspective on how fans can expect the storyline and action of Solo Leveling anime to pan out. All of them are worth taking a look at. Here are links to some of the fan-made trailers for Solo Leveling anime:
Anime like Solo Leveling Anime
Considering the current complicated situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no saying for sure when we might get to see the release of Solo Leveling anime. So, in the meanwhile, here is a list of anime similar to Solo Leveling anime that fans can watch while waiting for official news about it:
Net-juu No Susume: Net-juu No Susume is a fantastic anime adaptation of the manga and webtoon series of the same name written by Rin Kokuyo. Originally released as a webtoon on the Japanese webtoon portal, Comico, Net-juu No Susume was adapted into an anime by Kazuyoshi Yaginuma and animated by Signal.MD. The anime adaptation aired from October to December 2017. The genre of Net-juu No Susume is romance and thriller and the series follows Moriko Morioka, a middle-aged woman who has become disillusioned with life and plays MMORPGs as a way to find meaning in life.
Quan Zhi Gaoshou: Quan Zhi Gaoshou is a Chinese animated series based on the light novels by Hu Dielan. The show belongs to the action/adventure genre. The anime centers around a multiplayer online game called Glory, a competing ground for China’s leading esports player. Ye Xiu is considered the best esports player until he is forced to resign from his team and leave the game. Now he has to work at gaining his position back. Two seasons of Quan Zhi Gaoshou have been released so far and the series is expected to continue.
Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash: Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash is a Japanese anime series based on the light novels written by Ao Jūmonji and illustrated by Eiri Shirai. The anime ran for 12 episodes from January to March 2016. An OVA was also released in March 2016. The series follows a group of people who find themselves on a fantasy land with no memories of who they are and now must struggle to survive in an alien environment. The series belongs to the dark fantasy and isekai genre.
Log Horizon: Log Horizon is an anime series animated by Satelight and based on the novels written by Mamare Touno and illustrated by Kazuhiro Hara. The series centers on an MMORPG called Elder Tale that is worldwide famous. However, one day its users found themselves transported to the game world and donning their respective game avatars. So far, two seasons of the anime have been aired and a third season was set to release in October 2020. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the third season release has been postponed to Winter 2021. It will now premiere on January 13, 2021. The anime is a mix of genres of sci-fi, adventure, and fantasy.