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Overlord: Mass for the Dead Mobile Game Introduces Virtual YouTuber Slimeko

posted on by Lynzee Loveridge

The original character Slimeko from the Overlord: Mass for the Dead mobile RPG is leaving the world of Yggdrasil to launch her virtual YouTuber career.

Exys Inc announced on Monday that the character made her debut on the official Overlord YouTube channel this weekend and has already accumulated over 60,000 views. In the video, Slimeko discusses the appeal of the game (from a Slime's perspective of course) and will star in other videos to share developments and news in the game.

Overlord: Mass for the Dead will be free to play with in-app purchases. The website is currently holding a preregistration campaign and already has 250,000 pre-registrations. Music duo OxT will perform the game's theme song "Mass for the Dead." The game is slated to launch this year.

Maruyama began the original light novel series online in 2010, and Kadokawa's Enterbrain imprint then published it in print with illustrations by so-bin in 2012. The series has over 2.5 million copies in print in Japan. Yen Press is releasing the novel series in North America. The company is also releasing Hugin Miyama and Satoshi Ōshio's manga adaptation.

The first 13-episode Overlord television anime series premiered in Japan in July 2015. Funimation streamed the anime series as it aired in Japan, and the company released the series with an English dub on Blu-ray Disc and DVD in November 2016. The second series premiered in January and ended on April 3. Crunchyroll streamed the second series as it aired, and Funimation streamed an English dub.

The third anime series premiered on July 10.

Source: Exys Inc Press Release

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