Where to Start Reading Skeleton Knight in Another World After the Anime

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Where to Start Reading Skeleton Knight in Another World After the Anime
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Skeleton Knight in Another World was one of the most intriguing isekai anime of the spring season. If you can't wait for a second season, this article will tell you where to start reading Skeleton Knight in Another World after the anime.

Despite falling short of other spring anime shows, Skeleton Knight in Another World made headlines for its controversial first episode.

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The audience gave it mixed reviews, which piqued the anime community's interest. Some loved it, while others compared it to the beloved Overlord due to the similarities between the two main characters.

In addition, PelleK, a well-known YouTuber who has been covering anime opening songs for quite some time, makes his debut in Skeleton Knight in Another World. PelleK sings the opening song, The Unending Dream, in the anime.

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What is Skeleton Knight in Another World About?

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Skeleton Knight in Another World is an isekai and dark fantasy anime written by Ennki Hakari and illustrated by KeG. The series is still ongoing as of this writing, despite having produced ten light novel and manga volumes.

Arc, a computer gamer, wakes up inside his MMORPG game in Skeleton Knight in Another World.

To his surprise, he assumes the identity of his avatar, Skeleton, complete with the gears he purchased in the game.

Arc begins his new adventure in the fantasy world by saving two women from a group of bandits, despite not knowing the reason for his sudden situation.

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While Skeleton Knight in Another World has a different story than other isekai anime, it is frequently compared to and misidentified as Overlord by some.

It's understandable given that both shows' main characters share the same skeleton as their protagonists.

Perhaps the most noticeable difference between these two characters is that Arc is more expressive than Ainz Ooal Gown.

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After the anime, continue reading Skeleton Knight in Another World in Volume 4 of the light novel.

The anime only adapted Volumes 1 to 3. Thankfully, nine volumes have since been published in English and are now available for reading.

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On the other hand, The Skeleton Knight in Another World manga can be started from Chapter 21 of Volume 5.

However, it is more recommended to read the series' light novels rather than the manga because they are more detailed and far ahead in the story.

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