Where Does Loving Yamada at Lv999! Anime End in Manga?

Loving Yamada at Lv999!

Loving Yamada at Lv999! is an anime series that perfectly melds the incredibly popular genre of romantic comedy with the globally trending theme of online gaming. It tells the story of Akane, a college girl who was dumped by her boyfriend and meets the handsome gamer, Yamada, through the game she began because of her ex. The anime beautifully portrays the relationships in both the gaming world and the real world, making it an extremely contemporary piece.

Based on a manga that began its serialization in 2019, Loving Yamada at Lv999! was animated for the first time in April 2023. Thirteen episodes were produced by the famous anime studio Madhouse, garnering popularity both domestically and internationally.

People who have already finished watching the anime will notice that the story is not yet completed. In this article, I will explain how to enjoy the continuation of Loving Yamada at Lv999! after the end of the anime. Let’s find out where the Loving Yamada at Lv999! anime ends in the manga, and from which chapter you should start reading the manga.

(Photo on top: ©ましろ/COMICSMART INC./山田くんとLv999の製作委員会)

How many volumes does Loving Yamada at Lv999! have?

Loving Yamada at Lv999! Vol. 1
Loving Yamada at Lv999! Vol. 1

Written by Mashirom the modern romantic-comedy manga series Loving Yamada at Lv999! has been serialized on the online manga platform Ganma! served by Comic Smart since 2019 and has been published by Kadokawa’s Media Factory since 2020. There are 7 volumes in the Loving Yamada at Lv999! manga series so far (the latest 7th volume released in April 2023.)

You can read the Loving Yamada at Lv999! manga online in Japanese on Ganma! and in English and on Mangamo.

What chapter does the Loving Yamada at Lv999! anime end on?

The first season of the Loving Yamada at Lv999! anime finishes with Episode 13 “Lv.13: In the morning when I wake up,” which covers Volume 4 Chapter 38 to Volume 5 Chapter 41 in the manga series. In other words, if you want to enjoy the story beyond the anime, you should start reading the manga from Chapter 42.

Season 1: From Volume 1 Chapter 1 to Volume 5 Chapter 41

Season 2: From Volume 5 Chapter 42

Loving Yamada at Lv999! (Mangamo)
Loving Yamada at Lv999! (Mangamo)

As for the manga, the English Tankobon volumes will start being published in early 2024, making it hard to read the physical manga right now. However, chapters are being regularly updated online in English, so you can enjoy it that way.

At the end of the first season, after the guild’s offline meetup, Yamada confesses to Akane. They decide to start dating. The continuation of the anime’s story follows their relationship after it becomes official. It will also begin to focus on more new characters.

When will Loving Yamada at Lv999! Season 2 air?

Unfortunately, the production and broadcasting of Loving Yamada at Lv999! Season 2 have not yet been decided. The manga is still in its early stages and there is not enough content for a second season of the anime. Considering that the first season animated up to part of the 5th volume of the manga, discussions for a sequel to the anime might arise when 9 or 10 volumes have been published. Considering the pace of one volume being released every 6-7 months, this will likely be around 2025.

For those who can’t wait for the second season of the anime, let’s enjoy the continuation of the anime ahead of time in the original manga!

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