Solo Leveling Anime gets a release window in 2023! Here’s all we know till now

With a Solo Leveling anime in the pipeline, there’s a lot of buzzing about the details of this release and fans are anticipating how big of a ripple Solo Leveling will create in the anime world. While not much is out for the public to grab at, there are some speculations we have about the Solo Leveling Anime.

Solo Leveling is a Korean Manhwa created by Chungong, which was originally a web novel series serialized in Kakao’s digital comics platform KakaoPage since 2016. It was later picked by D&C Comics for continuation and after the end of Season 1 in 2019, a new season 2 began publication in 2020. The English Version of Solo Leveling is licensed by Webnovel under the title ‘Only I Level Up’. With 14 volumes in existence, the series is also receiving a video game as well as a possible drama adaptation.

Solo Leveling Manhwa Trailer

About The Solo Leveling Anime Project

The Solo Leveling Anime Project has been making the rounds for a while. Petitions have been created online to boost the probability of an anime adaptation after the Tower of God Manhwa received an anime adaptation. There are rumours about production for the show being underway or geared up for the near future.

In recent updates, tweets have been going around about a possible adaptation of the anime for 2022. While the authenticity of the news is unconfirmed, there are a few ways the Solo Leveling anime adaptation could work out.

This anime adaptation would be a big deal for a number of seasons. The manhwa soared in popularity after the art, storyline and sheer amount of punch this series packed went viral. The Solo Leveling manhwa has an extensive story and power systems and some of the most exciting villains and monsters you can imagine. Sung Jinwoo is the (im)perfect protagonist that lifts the series to its best.

Which studio will animate Solo Leveling?

A lot of anime facts are hoping for studios like MAPPA or Studio Wit or Madhouse to work on the animation. Given MAPPA’s amazing record with the action genre in anime, releases like Jujutsu Kaisen, Attack on Titan Final Season, Dorohedoro and the upcoming Chainsaw Man anime, and Hell’s Paradise Jigokuraku, MAPPA makes a very good case. But will the combo of Solo Leveling Anime and MAPPA actually work?

The only hiccup here is that Solo Leveling is a South-Korean Manhwa that addresses a lot of things that have sentiments that are not favourable towards Japan. This makes it slightly unlikely that Solo Leveling will be picked up by a Japanese studio regardless of its popularity.

In such a situation, Studio Mir, a South Korea-based animation studio may be the better choice. Studio Mir has previously produced The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, Dota: Dragon’s Blood, The Legend of Korra, and more! This helps with the kind of production the Solo Leveling Anime will require.

Well, speculations are laid to rest now. Solo Leveling anime is coming to Crunchyroll in 2023 with Studio A1-Pictures in charge of animation.

When Will Solo Leveling Anime Release?

Looking at the complexity involved in the anime adaptation of Solo Leveling, its probable release date announcement depends on a number of factors. This includes the choice of the animation studio, the date when it is finalized, and the number of episodes that will go in Solo Leveling Season 1 anime.

Once the studio is finalized, anime adaptation usually takes between 7 and 13 months to premiere once announcement is done. As far as episodes in a season are concerned, Solo Leveling Season 1 may go for a split cour. Part 1 of Season 1 is likely to consist of 12-14 episodes and Part 2 may consist of another 12-13 episodes.

Solo Leveling anime will arrive on Crunchyroll in 2023

With production confirmation and additional details have come out of their grey area. Solo Leveling Anime Release has been confirmed for 2023. The best bet for the release of Solo Leveling Anime on Crunchyroll is through Summer 2023. The information was revealed during the Anime Expo event held on 3rd July.

The announcement came during Anime Expo 2022, where a teaser trailer for Solo Leveling and a key visual was revealed. 

The following information was also announced to the anime world:

A-1 Pictures of Kaguya-sama: Love Is War and SAO will be the animation studio in charge. One of the best anime composers has been shortlisted- Hiroyuki Sawano of Shingeki no Kyojin, Nanatsu no Taizai and 86 fame. The character design will be done by Tomoko Sudo of Alice in Borderland and Noboru Kimura will serve as a screenwriter. Shunsuke Nakashige of Mother of the Goddess’ Dormitory will be the director of Solo Leveling.

Check out the first PV

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The production details along with the cast and trailers will be revealed following the official announcement. This anime adaptation may as well become one of the best releases in the last few years, competing with titles like Jujutsu Kaisen, Demon Slayer, and more new-gen titles.

Where can I read Solo Leveling Manhwa?

Solo Leveling’s Mahwa English translation of chapters is available online on Tapas Media. The latest chapters are made available digitally on Tappy Toon too. The English version of the series is licensed by Yen Press and has been in print since 2021.

FAQs – Solo Leveling Anime Edition

Q. Will there be Solo Leveling anime?

A. Solo Leveling anime adaptation does not have a confirmed release date yet. The speculations are currently leaning towards a 2022-2023 window but details about production are absolutely under wraps for the moment. That said, Solo Leveling is one of the most anticipated adaptations that is just waiting to happen and there is no reason for it to not become a reality.

With the current rumours about the anime adaptation of the series, we may just get an anime for the series in the near future.

Q. Will Solo Leveling Season 1 premiere on Netflix?

A. While we think about the animation studios that will be working on the project, the release platforms for Solo Leveling are also something to think about. If the series does get picked by Studio Mir, chances are a Solo Leveling anime Netflix release might just happen!

The reason being, The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf and Dota: Dragon’s Blood are both from Studio Mir and have been released as Netflix Exclusives. A Solo Leveling anime release could take the same route once confirmed.

Let us know your expectations and speculations about the Solo Leveling anime adaptation and which production studio you think will do a good job with it. Did we talk voice actors yet? Let us know whose voices you’d like behind your favourite characters from Solo Leveling!

Stay tuned for updates on Solo Leveling and all the good stuff from your favourite titles. In the meantime, don’t forget to let us know your picks from Winter 2022 anime releases and let us know all you plan to watch in the upcoming season!

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Yaeshona
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