Solo Leveling Episode 5 Preview: Release Date, Time & Where To Watch

Solo Leveling Season 1

Solo Leveling is a new action-adventure fantasy anime based on a popular webtoon. It takes place in a world where hunters explore dungeons to collect nifty rewards and battle dangerous beasts. At the center of our tale is Sung, who happens to be the weakest hunter in this universe. One day, he tackles a dungeon that’s too much for him to handle. 

Before perishing, a log appears in front of him and asks him if he’d like to become the Player. If he chooses “no,” he’ll perish. Not wanting to die, Sung accepts the log’s terms. This kickstarts Sung’s journey to become the most powerful hunter of all time. 

If you’ve been following this anime, you may be curious to know when the first episode will be released. Well, wonder no more!

Here is everything you need to know about episode 5 of Solo Leveling Season 1, including the release date, time, and where to watch this.

Where Can I Watch Solo Leveling Season 1?

Solo Leveling Season 1 is airing in Japan on Tokyo MX, BS11, and other social channels. It is available to stream on Crunchyroll outside of Asian territories. 

Solo Leveling Season 1 Episode 5 Release Date

Solo Leveling Season 1 Episode 5 will be released on Saturday 3rd February at approximately 10am (GMT) / 2am (PT) / 4am (CT). Of course, it’s dependent on how quickly the platform uploads new episodes. Expect this to be pretty close to the release time though.

Solo Leveling is not available with the dubbing from the release so expect the native Japanese tongue with subtitles to be up first. Dubbing will likely arrive later on down the line.

Episode 5 is titled “A Pretty Good Deal” and will be 24 minutes long. 

How Many Episodes Will Solo Leveling Season 1 Have?

It has been revealed that Solo Leveling Season 1 will have 12 episodes in total. So with that in mind, we’ve got 8 episodes left after this week’s episode releases. 

Is There A Trailer For Solo Leveling Season 1?

Yes! You can find a trailer for Solo Leveling Season 1 below.

What Happened In Episode 4?

In Solo Leveling Season 1 Episode 4, Sung uses a magic sword to defeat several Lycans. Afterward, Sung rests for a bit and learns he’s leveled up and improved his stats. He approaches one of the dead Lycan and obtains a Lycan Fang from it. Sung gets into another battle with more Lycans and achieves more levels, a “Wolf Assassin” title, and a teleportation stone.

However, Sung chooses to continue exploring this dungeon to achieve more levels and strength. After a brief scene involving Joohee and her Hunter Association contact, we receive a montage of Sung defeating numerous magic beasts. Additionally, we learn about this dungeon’s color-label difficulty system. Then, Sung travels to an underground area and battles the dungeon’s Kasaka boss. 

The Kasaka gives Sung a great beating at first, but through sheer determination, Sung obtains the strength necessary to defeat it. He’s rewarded wonderfully for his results and gets teleported back to Earth. Then, Sung meets a mercenary, who informs him about a recent dungeon break incident. Sung uses his perception powers to see where the boss is. 

Sung watches a hunter party struggle to defeat the boss. He notices Joohee’s with them. However, she’s still shaken up by the God Statue expedition. Realizing the boss is weaker than him, Sung throws his broken blade at it, which shatters the boss’s defenses. The hunters manage to defeat the boss and one of them notices Sung’s sword on the battleground. 

Before this party member can interrogate Sung, Sung departs. Away from the battlefield, Sung’s surprised he managed to penetrate that boss’s defenses with a broken blade. The episode closes with Joohee wondering if Sung was the one who threw the sword. 

We’ve covered the entire episode with a lengthy recap that touches on all major plot points and discusses the chapter with an accompanying review. You can find that link below. 

Read more: Solo Leveling – Season 1 Episode 4 Recap & Review

What are your thoughts on Solo Leveling Season 1 so far? Have you read the webtoon it’s based on? Let us know in the comments below!

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