Solo Leveling Episode 1 Release Date & Where to Watch

Solo Leveling Episode 1 Release Date & Where to Watch

Based on a super popular South Korean web novel, Solo Leveling is gearing up for an anime debut in January 2024. It tells the story of Sung Jinwoo, a hunter who starts off weak and shunned in a world where folks with magical abilities battle monsters. The anime starts with Jinwoo’s journey from being the weakest to the strongest.


Prepare for a ride filled with Jinwoo’s struggles, training, and battles against scarier and stronger monsters. The anime will bring to life some cool moments from the web novel, like the Red Gate raid and the Jeju Island arc.

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The story is about hanging in there, getting better, and facing tough times. A-1 Pictures, the animation powerhouse behind hits like Sword Art Online and The Seven Deadly Sins, is in charge. So, expect top-notch animation, capturing the web novel’s awesome action and cool characters.


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Solo Leveling Episode 1 Release Date

Solo Leveling’s anime adaptation is finally here! Episode 1 will premiere on January 6, 2024, in Japan and on Crunchyroll worldwide.

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Time ZoneRelease DayRelease DateRelease Time
Japan Standard TimeSundayJanuary 7, 202412:00 am
Pacific Standard TimeSaturdayJanuary 6, 202407:00 am
Central Standard TimeSaturdayJanuary 6, 202409:00 am
Eastern Standard TimeSaturdayJanuary 6, 202410:00 am
Greenwich Mean TimeSaturdayJanuary 6, 202403:00 pm
Central European TimeSaturdayJanuary 6, 202404:00 pm
Indian Standard TimeSaturdayJanuary 6, 202408:30 pm
Philipine TimeSaturdayJanuary 6, 202411:00 pm
Australia Central Standard TimeSundayJanuary 7, 202412:30 am

Solo Leveling cast and crew:

Solo Leveling has an impressive lineup of talent! Shunsuke Nakashige and Noboru Kimura are taking on key roles as principal director and head writer, respectively. And brace yourself for some amazing music, as the renowned composer Hiroyuki Sawano, known for his work on Attack on Titan and Kill la Kill, is creating the score for the show.

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The series has introduced its initial cast members, but details about international dubs are still under wraps. Here’s the current Japanese voice cast:

  • Sung Jinwoo/Shun Mizushino: Taito Ban
  • Cha Hae-In/Shizuku Kosaka: Reina Ueda
  • Baek Yoonho/Taiga Shirakawa: Hiroki Touchi
  • Yoo Jinho/Kenta Morohishi: Genta Nakamura
  • Chōi Jong-In/Shin Mogami: Daisuke Hirakawa
  • Go Gunhee/Kiyoomi Gotō: Banjou Ginga
  • Woo Jinchui/Akira Inukai: Makoto Furukawa

Where to Watch Solo Leveling Episode 1

Crunchyroll snagged the rights to stream the anime worldwide, so it’s easily accessible. And here’s some good news – the plan is for Solo Leveling to be a long-runner, possibly spanning several seasons. Get ready for an exciting anime journey!

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