Boogiepop Overdrive: The King of Distortion (ブギーポップ・オーバードライブ歪曲王, Bugīpoppu Ōbādoraibu Waikyokuō), alternatively titled Boogiepop Overdrive: The Piper, is the fifth novel in the Boogiepop Series. It was released in Japan on February 10, 1999[1], and in the United States on August 9, 2018.[2] It was later included in the second Boogiepop Omnibus, collecting volumes 4-6.[3]

Publisher's Summary

An accident at the Moon Temple traps visitors inside the strange building, where a mysterious creature called the King of Distortion begins to whisper to them. Boogiepop comes to the rescue, but this might be a fight even he can’t win. What happens when two entities that only exist in the minds of men square off against each other?[2]

Plot Summary


Note: Bold = First Appearance/Mention


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Boogiepop Volume 5 (in Japanese). Published by Dengeki Bunko
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Boogiepop Volume 5 (in English). Published by Seven Seas Entertainment
  3. Boogiepop Omnibus 2 (in English). Published by Seven Seas Entertainment