If you are looking for some great Overlord fanfiction, then look no further.
Overlord is a dark fantasy anime based on Japanese novels. And Overlord has a large fanbase. Because of the different elements in the series, it attracts many different kinds of people.
If you like futuristic anime with gaming elements, then the Overlord series and books might be just the thing for you.
Along with the Japanese books and the series, there is a whole world of Overlord fanfiction.
There are countless stories with different twists on what happened in the world of Overlord.
But in this post, I will write about some of the most popular Overlord fanfiction according to hits received in Archive Of Our Own.
Keep reading to find out more about some of these fantastic and original stories.
This story is a whole different take on the legacy of Suzuki Satoru.
In this story, Suzuki is born a female, which changes a large part of the history of the Overlord world.
She is now the demon Empress and must learn how this new world acts and reacts to this.
Because of the change in some of the core elements of Overlord, this story has a very different feel.
With over 56,000 hits and counting, it is one of the most popular Overlord fanfics.
This story is a sequel to the previously mentioned story.
The same author writes it and it takes place in the same world.
The Demon Empress Galadriel is also the main character in this story.
We follow a bit more of her development and how she meets more people who are very interested in her.
The last update to this story was in May 2022 and ended in a true cliffhanger.
So hopefully, the writer will continue with this story soon.
There are 32 chapters in this story so far, but maybe it will be more.
This one is also very popular, with over 32,000 hits.
In this story, we mainly follow Kazuma and Subaru.
There are also some Rezero spoilers, but the writer did their best not to spoil too much.
There are a lot of references to the seven deadly sins and Pride is the most visible in this story.
The story has a total of 6 chapters, but they are all pretty long and worth the read.
There has not been an update in the last few months.
So we can’t be sure if there’s more to follow.
This story is very different from the previous ones.
In this fanfic, the writer takes some characters from different episodes and worlds and puts them together.
The writer also suggests that it is easier to read the story if you have seen the episodes everyone is from.
There is an excellent summary of all the chapters and correlating episodes to make it easier for the reader.
However, all of this complicates it if you don’t know the story well.
But it is a witty and well-written story.
That said, it has a large fanbase with several comments.
5. Raid Boss
Fans of Overlord are familiar with Yggdrasil, the game inside the story.
In this story, the writer tells us about a powerful Raid boss that appears out of nowhere inside the game.
The story has some familiar elements but also gives it a lovely twist.
There is also a bit of a crossover with Harry Potter.
This makes it an entertaining read.
There are 17 chapters in this story and it is the first part in a series written by the same author.
So be sure to check out the rest if you enjoyed this.
For this story, the writer took some of the original characters and changed them.
They also put in some entirely new characters to twist the existing world of Overlord.
Ainz is one of the main characters and still the Ruler of Death.
Taylar, the Angel of life, and a new character join him.
This Overlord Fanfiction is written so that it feels like you are in the game itself.
The spells the characters use and the hits they take are explained very well.
There are 25 chapters with a lot of action and excellent world-building.
And with over 25,000 hits, many people have enjoyed this story.
7. A New World
The writer of this story took an existing storyline and changed the ending.
This gives the story an entirely different prospect and feel.
Some other players can now see Momonga before the game permanently shuts down.
Only now, they are all trapped inside the game.
And this, of course, also has an impact on the world of the game itself.
This story contains very extensive world-building as well as character development.
The writer even posted a map at the story’s start to give it a more authentic feel.
The descriptions of every person and building are unique and make you feel like you are there.
And this is visible, especially in the massive amount of chapters, 573 total so far.
So if you like fanfics with extensive descriptions and world-building, this is the one for you.
This story focuses mainly on the brothers Momonga and Suzuki.
The writer clarified that they wanted to write something without all the unnecessary mature scenes.
And therefore, they made one of the main characters aromantic.
Instead of romance, the writer focuses a lot on character development.
And this makes for a whole different but still fantastic kind of fanfic.
As a reader, it is up to you to see if you like this as much as the other stories out there.
The story does not feel like it is complete yet.
However, the writer has not updated the story for a few months.
And last, but not least, we have this fanfic about re-imagining the events of Act 3 from Re: Zero.
Here we follow Subaru Natsuki after his ordeals and the rejection by the royal candidates.
Of course, we also see a lot of Ainz in this story because of his importance to Subaru.
There are 17 chapters to the story and one author’s note.
In this author’s note, we can read that this story is finished and there won’t be any new content.
So read the entire story and see what Subaru has to go through.
Overlord Fanfiction: Conclusion
I hope this article has helped you find some great Overlord fanfiction to read!
These are just a tiny sample of all the fantastic stories out there.
So be sure to take a look and find your own favorite among them.
And if you have questions about this topic, feel free to leave a message in the comments below!
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