Unfortunately for Solo Leveling fans, episode 8 has been delayed.


The series which was highly anticipated in the anime world, has officially hit its stride, with many hooked on the story.

However, the show certainly has its fans, some viewers have also been critical of Solo Leveling, with RadioTimes.com contributor Jasmine Valentine arguing that its premise has failed to distinguish itself from preceding stories.

The anime adaptation is being handled by A-1 Pictures and directed by Shunsuke Nakashige, who worked on numerous episodes of Sword Art Online.

If you've been hooked by this new series, scroll on to find out when and where you can watch Solo Leveling episode eight.

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When is Solo Leveling episode 8 out?

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Solo Leveling. Crunchyroll/A-1 Pictures

The eighth episode of Solo Leveling will arrive on Crunchyroll on Saturday 2nd March after a delay.

On 24th February, a recap episode will be broadcast instead. The reason for the delay has not been confirmed, but voice actor Taito Ban recently confirmed he is ill with COVID-19 and is resting his voice.

Solo Leveling season 1 release schedule

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Solo Leveling Solo Leveling Animation Partners

Below is the expected release schedule for Solo Leveling, with episodes airing weekly.

  • Episode 1 – I'm Used To It – Saturday 6th January (out now)
  • Episode 2 – If I had one more chance – Saturday 13th January (out now)
  • Episode 3 – It's Like a Game – Saturday 20th January (out now)
  • Episode 4 – I've Gotta Get Stronger – Saturday 27th January (out now)
  • Episode 5 – A Pretty Good Deal – Saturday 3rd February (out now)
  • Episode 6 – The Real Hunt Begins – Saturday 10th February (out now)
  • Episode 7 - Let’s see how far I can go - Saturday 17th February (out now)
  • Episode 8 - TBC - Saturday 2nd March

How to watch Solo Leveling in the UK

Anime fans in the UK will be able to enjoy Solo Leveling every week on Crunchyroll, so make sure you have your subscription ready!

Is there a Solo Leveling trailer?

There sure is, and it looks great! You can watch it here:

Episodes 1-7 of Solo Leveling are available to watch on Crunchyroll. Check out more of our Fantasy coverage or visit our TV Guide or Streaming Guide to find out what else is on.


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