Solo Leveling, the popular Korean manga, will premiere as an anime series on January 6, 2024, with a global release in over 200 territories. The anime adaptation is a collaboration between A-1 Studios and Crunchyroll, promising to deliver high-quality content that will be a big hit with fans. Solo Leveling, known for its iconic action style, tells the story of Sung Jinwoo as he gains the ability to level up and become a powerful Hunter. Anticipation for the anime is high, with hopes of recreating a thrilling experience like the manhwa.
Just in time for the new year, Crunchyroll announced the official release date for the anime adaptation of the popular Korean comic series Level up alone. Luckily, fans won’t have to wait long to see Sung Jinwoo’s adventures as he tries to enhance his powers and abilities in his quest to become the greatest Hunter of all time.
According to a press release from Crunchyroll, Solo Leveling’s inaugural season is currently scheduled for January 6, 2024. Furthermore, the premiere will be a global one, with fans in over 200 territories worldwide having simultaneous access to the series’ first episode.
The anime production includes the participation of A-1 Studios and Crunchyroll – two giants in the anime industry. The series will air exclusively on Crunchyroll’s streaming service. According to Crunchyroll Chief Content Officer Asa Suehira:
Solo Leveling is a groundbreaking series that has captured the imagination of fans across the globe, and we are excited to be part of the journey to turn this exceptional manhwa into an anime. Our partnership with Aniplex symbolizes our commitment to delivering high-quality, diverse content that resonates with our viewers.
Solo Leveling reveals first opening theme and global release date
The first opening of the highly anticipated Solo Leveling has been revealed and it is a collaboration between top Japanese and Korean artists.
Solo Leveling brings the world’s most famous Manhwa to global screens
The Solo Leveling anime series is adapted from the best-selling Korean web novel written by Chugong, which was later adapted into a webtoon and manhwa in 2018, with illustrations by DUBU. The story revolves around the trials and tribulations of the world’s weakest Hunter, Sung Jinwoo. Hunters are humans with supernatural abilities who woke up the day a mysterious dungeon appeared on Earth. Sung was uncomfortably weak, but one day, after nearly dying in a dungeon, he met an AI called “System” that granted him the ability to level up, something all other Hunters did not have. .
Since releasing its first webtoon in 2018, Solo Leveling has become one of the hottest Korean comic titles in the past few years. Despite the standard plot of the hero seeking to “power up” to defeat increasingly stronger enemies, fans were drawn to its iconic action style. Indeed, some have described the way Solo Leveling’s Jinwoo powers through lower-level opponents to reach the “boss” as not unlike the brilliance and intensity one often sees in video games. one player. Indeed, if action is what one craves, Solo Leveling is here to provide it. Naturally, one hopes that the anime will be able to recreate that feeling.
Crunchyroll’s press release also revealed the Japanese and English voice cast for the series: Sung Jinwoo is voiced by Aleks Le, Yoo Jinho is voiced by Justin Briner, Sung Jinah is voiced by Rebecca Wang and Cha Hae-in is voiced by Michelle Rojas. Crunchyroll initially broke the news about the anime’s production in the summer of 2022. Further details about the anime remained scarce until this most recent announcement. Sadly, DUBU, the series’ artist, passed away shortly after the anime was announced in 2022 due to complications from a long-term illness.
The film is directed by Shunsuke Nakashige (Sword Art Online). Additional staff credits include music by Hiroyuki Sawano (Attack on Titan) and TOMORROW X TOGETHER (K-pop band), character design by Tomoko Sudo, and monster design by Hirotaka Tokuda. With such excellent production value and one of the most attractive raw materials available today, Level up alone is poised to become the hottest anime of 2024, but it will have to live up to extremely high expectations.
Do not miss Level up alone‘s release at launch on January 6, 2024, only on Crunchyroll.