The much-awaited launch of the anime adaptation of the hit web novel and webtoon Level up alone finally got a release window, along with two cool trailers and key visuals showcasing the main characters of the series.
On March 21, 2023, the official accounts of the upcoming Solo Leveling anime announced that the series will premiere next winter. What’s even more exciting for fans is the release of the first trailer, which shows the main character, Sung Jin-woo (here has been renamed Mizushino Shun), going through traumatic experiences that begin beginning of the events of the story. The accompanying key visual shows Shun lying bleeding on a stone altar. Credits for the anime produced by studio A-1 Picture include director Shunsuke Nakashige, lead screenwriter Noboru Kimura, character designer Tomoko Sudo, and music by Hiroyuki Sawano. During Anime Expo 2023, a second trailer was shared with fans, introducing more characters that will appear in the story of Sung Jin-woo/Mizushino Shun.
Solo Leveling’s first trailer introduces its charismatic protagonist
Solo Leveling began as a web novel written by Chugong, serialized by Korean internet company Kakao on the manga and digital novel platform KakaoPage since July 2016. A webtoon adaptation of the series began. in 2018, written by Chugong and illustrated by Jang Sung-Rak (aka Dubu), who unfortunately passed away in 2022. The film is about Sung Jin-woo, the weakest of the “workers.” hunt”, a group of people with supernatural abilities that specialize in hunting monsters. During a catastrophic raid in a dungeon, Sung Jin-woo is chosen as a solo player by a mysterious program called System. Just like in other isekai series, such as That Time I Was Reincarnated as a Slime, the System grants Jin-woo unique abilities, mainly to increase his power in a way infinite, making him the more powerful hunter in the world.
While on the surface, Solo Leveling seems to be a classic isekai, there are a number of outstanding factors that have led to this series’ incredible success. First of all, Dubu’s artwork is amazing, and it alone attracts a lot of readers. Then, Jin-woo’s unique “spelling” powers allow him to turn everyone and everything he kills into a loyal minion (known as “darkness”), thus building Build your own team and entourage from defeated enemies. In addition, Jin-woo set the initial standard for cold and emotionless protagonists who later became very popular. In the end, Solo Leveling can’t even be accurately described as an isekai, because the protagonist is not transported to another world, but acquires and uses his special powers in the original world (which is inherent in the original world). was based on fiction).
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A second promotional video was released on July 8, revealing the designs of all the main characters in the series, which was later shared online. In August 2023, the official Solo Leveling X account announced that new information about the upcoming anime would be revealed during the Aniplex Online Fest, which takes place on September 9. Hopefully this will include the date. more precise release. Level up alone will stream on Crunchyroll, and given the massive following the series already has, it has the potential to become the biggest hit of the Winter 2023 anime season.