Solo Leveling: Anime Announced for 2023

Solo leveling is a power fantasy series set to release sometime in the year 2023, the series will be produced by studio A-1 Pictures with Hiroyuki Sawano as the music lead.

The official announcement of the anime adaptation was made on July 4, 2022, on the official Twitter account, along with a key visual and a promotional video featuring a few scenes from the original manhwa and character designs.

The list of staff members was updated on the official website, but there is no official release date revealed yet.

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You can see the key visual below:

Solo Leveling: Anime Announced for 2023
Credit: @sololeveling_en

The key visual featured the main character Sung Jin-Woo gripping the knight killer blade in his hand, it is one of the early weapons that he used to fight against the blood-red commander Igris.

The voice actors are yet to be revealed for almost every character, we expect those to be revealed when the official trailer is released.

However, the staff members were revealed for the series including Shunsuke Nakashige as the series director, Hiroyuki Sawano as the music lead, Tomoko Sudou for character designs, and Noboru Kimura for the series composition.

Solo Leveling Promotional Video

There isn’t much to say or talk about this promotional video. For those who have read the manhwa, you might see a lot of familiar manhwa panels slightly animated and a few details about the character designs.

Overall the promotional video was nothing to talk about, all we can do now is wait for an official trailer.

The plot of Solo Leveling

For most of the series, the show has a basic plot with stronger enemies coming one after another and the protagonist grows stronger after every battle.

However, what makes this show unique and exciting is the incredible world-building, the different levels of gates appear with monsters of varying difficulty levels for hunters (humans with innate special abilities) to clear and earn money.

The protagonist of the series is Sung Jin-Woo, he is considered the weakest hunter in all of Korea because he constantly comes close to dying after each encounter with high-level monsters, yet he still goes because he has bills to pay and care for his sick mother.

However, things take a drastic turn when a mysterious S-Rank door appears inside a D-Rank dungeon, and his party decides to take a go at it. After the event, he wakes up to find a strange quest log indicating that he must work hard to win rewards and avoid punishment.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sung Jin Woo’s real power?

It’s not easy to categorize his power, he was chosen the Monarch of Death as his new vessel, he was initially given the opportunity to quickly level up his physical appearance so he could attain the power of a Necromancer.

Why was Sung Jin Woo chosen to be the vessel for the Monarch of Death?

Sung Jin Woo was considered the weakest hunter, he was always nearly avoiding being killed and so he deemed worthy that he should be chosen to receive the powers of the Monarch of Death and control undead creatures.

Source:, Official Twitter via @sololeveling_en

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