These RPG based shows and the classic trapped-in-a-game story just never get old, That’s why we keep getting more and more of them almost every other season. And of course, we can’t complain. We all love anime and we all love videogames, especially when they present a set of awesome and super powered characters.
Overlord is not just one of those shows. This brilliant MADHOUSE production has been one of last year’s highlights, as well as one of the coolest and most captivating shows of its kind since SAO, and that’s saying something. Obviously, Overlord’s characters are one of the main reasons why we got hooked to this show in the first place and we’re now begging for a second season to be announced. In the meantime, we’re going to explore some of these fascinating characters to remember how good this show was.
10. Gazeff Stronoff
As you probably know, Overlord is known for its overpowered main characters, and even though we’ll begin with one of the weakest characters on our list, Gazeff Stronoff is still considered the “strongest warrior of the kingdom”. He was born a commoner but his bravery and his strong will led him to become the King’s royal bodyguard. Gazeff is now feared and respected by the King’s enemies throughout the entire kingdom.
Gazeff meets Momonga at Carne Village when the evil Sunlight Scripture appears to raid and destroy the village. As the fearless and honorable warrior he is, Gazeff charges head on against the evil mages, showing us his immense power and exceptional swordsman skills. However, Gazeff’s role is mostly important in this arc because he helps us understand the extent of Momonga’s powers by contrast.
Clementine is an awesome and very likeable antagonist character, one we initially believe capable of putting up a big fight against Momonga. She’s a rogue warrior and former member of the Black Scripture, the strongest group of evil warriors. As such, Clementine only lives to kill the weak and spread chaos and suffering throughout the kingdom.
Despite being a dark and evil warrior, Clementine displays some very appealing features, such as her short blonde hair, her ear to ear smile and her huge breasts. Of course, she’s also permanently showing us how much of a psychopath she is by killing people just for fun and even attacking her own allies. Unfortunately, we don’t get to enjoy her for too long, since she manages to call Momonga’s attention and she makes the terrible mistake of fighting him. It doesn’t end well for poor old Clementine. :/
Cocytus is a giant and fearsome insect-like creature who guards the fifth floor of the Great Tomb of Nazarick. He is one of Momonga’s most loyal guardians and probably the scariest of them all. Cocytus field of expertise are weapons of all kinds. In fact, he has been programmed to know about all the Supreme Beings’ Divine Weapons.
Cocytus has a warrior spirit and respects anyone who proves to be an honorable fighter. For Cocytus there is nothing outside the battlefield, and all that matters to him are honor and loyalty. That is why he is constantly willing to prove his allegiance by facing anyone who may become a threat to the Great Tomb of Nazarick. That’s definitely one intimidating bodyguard.
Demiurge is a really cool-looking demon in fancy clothes as well as the guardian of the seventh floor of the Great Tomb of Nazarick. He is one of the most intriguing characters in Overlord because of his superior intellect and his sadistic personality. In fact, Demiurge looks so evil and manipulative that we can’t know for sure if he is really as loyal to Momonga as the rest of the NPCs.
Demiurge is probably the most rational and relatable NPC, since he can (to some extent) think for himself on what’s the best for his master, even disregarding Momonga’s orders sometimes. For instance, he intended to stop his master from fighting Shalltear, but he was restrained from doing so by Cocytus and Albedo. On that occasion, Demiurge showed himself really worried about Momonga, which makes us think he is indeed loyal to his master. We’re still keeping an eye on him, though.
Of course, Overlord is not only home to awesome OP characters. There’s also room for the fluffy and the kawaii on this show and Hamsuke is the living proof of that. Hamsuke is a cute gigantic hamster and one of the Three Monsters who inhabit the Great Forest of Tob.
Hamsuke is feared by the people living near the Great Forest of Tob, who regard him as the Wise King of the Forest. The legend says that he’s a terrible monster capable of using magic and possessing incredible power. Quite shockingly, Hamsuke turns out to be this huge cuddly hamster who ends up being Momonga’s pet. Kawaii ne? :3
5. Aura Bella Fiora
Aura Bella Fiora is a tomboyish dark elf girl and one of the twin guardians of the sixth floor of the Great Tomb of Nazarick. She’s always cheerful and she loves playing around and bossing her little twin brother, Mare. Aura is also one of Momonga’s most trusted and loyal servants as seen a couple times in which he asked for her assistance in some of his most important quests.
Aura’s specialty is hunting and taming magic beasts, which is why Momonga asked for her help to lure out the Wise King of the Forest. She follows Momonga’s every order even against her own will and she always gets the job done. That, along with her charismatic personality and her cuteness, is surely the reason why she’s one of her master’s most beloved guardians.
4. Narberal Gamma
Narberal Gamma is a cold-hearted member of Nazarick’s battle maid squad, the Pleiades. She is known for her extreme beauty as well as for her merciless and xenophobic personality. Narberal Gamma is a proud servant who regards humans and anyone with low powers as an inferior form of life that ought to be exterminated.
Narberal Gamma is picked by Momonga as his adventure partner in some of his quests, especially during the Dark Warrior Arc, where she takes the name of Nabe. Then, we end up witnessing her full potential in her battle against the necromancer Khajiit Dale Badantel. Even though she’s just a battle maid, Nabe has no difficulties facing one of the most powerful evil wizards in the kingdom. This is certainly one maid nobody would want to mess with.
3. Shalltear Bloodfallen
And we finally got to the sexy gothic loli of the show, the lovely and deadly Shalltear Bloodfallen. She’s a vampire girl and the guardian of the first, second and third floors of Nazarick. Shalltear is short-tempered and very possessive of her master, which often causes her to fight Albedo over Momonga’s love.
Shalltear Bloodfallen is the childish yet fearsome little girl who steals the show during the last few episodes, where she’s brainwashed and commanded to stand against her master. Shalltear Bloodfallen turns out to be one of the most powerful guardians of Nazarick and a most terrible foe even for Momonga, who has to bring out the heavy artillery in order to defeat her. Shalltear Bloodfallen is the only character so far that has made Momonga sweat, and that is definitely more than enough to earn her a place at the top of our list.
Albedo is the Overseer of all the Floor Guardians of Nazarick. She’s the main hottie of the show and she’s always flirting with her beloved master. Albedo is completely head over heels for Momonga as made evident every time she attempts to get physical with him, and much more disturbingly when she is found in her master’s bed getting kinky with a Momonga body pillow.
By what we get to know, Albedo is not only the most gorgeous and perverted demon girl in the show. She’s also the highest ranked NPC and the one who’s closest to Momonga in power level. We’re really looking forward to seeing her in action. In any kind of action. 😉
The great Momonga-sama, overlord of the Great Tomb of Nazarick and former leader of Ainz Ooal Gown, the greatest guild in the MMORPG Yggdrasil. He has now taken the name of his guild as his own in order to catch the attention of other players that might be trapped in this world just like him. With this idea in mind, Momonga, now known as Ainz Ooal Gown, is determined to make himself known all across the kingdom, even if he has to conquer everything along the way.
Momonga, Momon, Ainz Ooal Gown, Sorcerer King, Bony Guy or whatever you want to call him is an absolutely fascinating character. We don’t often get such interesting and overpowered main characters in anime. And it’s not just his power that makes Momonga cool, it’s also how cold and ruthless he can be, for instance when his party is brutally murdered and he’s actually glad that he doesn’t have to deal with them anymore. We all love a good anti-hero every once in awhile. Momonga is a total badass!
Okay guys, that’s it for our Top 10 of fascinating Overlord characters. This show is filled with awesome and lovable characters, most of them quite overpowered in comparison to the new world’s inhabitants. Overlord is a show with a lot of potential and a very original approach to the trapped-in-a-game kind of story. We definitely want to see more of it and the fascinating characters. Who knows? Maybe we can get a second season in the near future. So, fingers crossed.
Now it’s your time to tell us what you think about Overlord. Do you like OP characters? (seriously, who doesn’t?) And who are your favorite characters and why? Share your thoughts with us! ˆ_ˆ