Crunchyroll Debuts 2-Part “The Leveling of Solo Leveling” Docuseries

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Crunchyroll has announced that it will premiere the two-part documentary series The Leveling of Solo Leveling on its streaming service today, starting at 3:30 PM PST. 

This two-part series delves deep into the captivating journey of the popular anime series Solo Leveling, exploring its beginning as a web novel to its adaptation as one of the year’s top performing shows. 

The docuseries is made in collaboration with AllSo, a Paris-based production company known for its innovative digital experiences and documentaries, and presents an in-depth exploration of Solo Leveling‘s popularity. It also showcases interviews with over 20 individuals, ranging from fans to the creators and producers behind Solo Leveling

Viewers will be taken on a journey to Korea, where the documentary visits D&C Media and Redice Studio to explore how the series was transformed from text to art. The narrative then shifts to Japan, featuring insights from the teams at Crunchyroll, Aniplex, and A-1 Pictures, as well as the anime’s director, Shunsuke Nakashige (Mother of the Goddess’ Dormitory), providing a behind-the-scenes look at the adaptation process.

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The Leveling of Solo Leveling is the second docuseries that Crunchyroll has released in recent weeks. They streamed BONES 25: DREAMING FORWARD, in collaboration with DeltaRocket, in early February 2024. 

Source: press release

William Moo is a freelance writer who has previously written for OTAQUEST and MANGA.TOKYO. He also contributes work to the website Yatta Tachi. He enjoys watching lots of anime every season and reading from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter @thewriterSITB.
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