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Oct 7, 2012 1:47 AM

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According to Dengeki Online, light novel "Hataraku Maou-sama!" was announced to get a TV anime adaptation. It will be aired in 2013.

Maou-sama official website
Trailer on Youtube

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Director: Hosoda Naoto
Series Composition: Yokotani Masahiro ("Beelzebub")
Character Design: Ikariya Atsushi ("Fate/Zero")
Production Studio: White Fox

Cast
Satan: Ohsaka Ryota
Emilia: Hikasa Yoko
Sasaki Chiho: Tohyama Nao
Alsiel: Ono Yuki

Its manga adaptation and a spin-off manga "Hataraku Maou-sama! High School!" have been serialized in Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh and Monthly Dengeki Maoh, respectively.

Source: Dengeki Online

Hataraku Maou-sama! on MAL
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The LN won the Silver Award in the 17th Dengeki Novel Award. It is about the demon Satan who somehow got trapped in an ordinary neighborhood in Tokyo and had to work a part-time job in a fast food restaurant to make ends meet. In his struggle to become a full-time employee he had to deal with neighbors, colleagues and also the warrior who came to Japan in order to defeat him.

This novel has long been on the list of LN most likely to be animated. I am glad that it finally gets anime adaptation.
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So MAL finally starts locking news threads that are only a few weeks old?

I wonder where was the announcement of this change? Or we are seeing yet another case of changes made that impacted users but not communicated to them?

I wonder how long people would put up with this.

As much as I have a bunch of information to share about anime announced recently I cannot share it in news board, and the anime series is too disorganized and chaotic to share information except with people already interested in the particular series.
 
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Oct 7, 2012 1:53 AM

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Awesome! Just recently started reading the manga for it.

 
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Again we have Hikasa voicing a long red haired character !
So MAL finally starts locking news threads that are only a few weeks old?

I wonder where was the announcement of this change? Or we are seeing yet another case of changes made that impacted users but not communicated to them?

I wonder how long people would put up with this.

As much as I have a bunch of information to share about anime announced recently I cannot share it in news board, and the anime series is too disorganized and chaotic to share information except with people already interested in the particular series.
 
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Oct 7, 2012 1:57 AM

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Sounds interesting. Surprised I hadn't noticed this series before.
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Doesn't sound or look that interesting, i think i'll pass on this.
 
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Oct 7, 2012 2:08 AM

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Meh, sounds decent enough, also I love when mangas have an exclamation mark at the end of the synopsis to make their average plot sound interesting
 
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Devil king Sadao...Masoo...Madao...err, wait.


Looks and sounds totally meh, yup.
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sounds awesome :D
 
Oct 7, 2012 2:19 AM

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White Fox are animating. I'm watching.
 
Oct 7, 2012 2:22 AM

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Sounds interesting enough based on the synopsis. The PV sealed the deal, so i'll give this a try.
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Oct 7, 2012 2:22 AM

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er.....well, that sounds....new. Will probably try it out.
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Oct 7, 2012 2:31 AM

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Wow that was fast! I started reading it not that long ago and I already love it. Man I can't wait for this. Summer of 2013, hopefully.
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Oct 7, 2012 2:57 AM

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wow started reading 2 weeks ago...quite suprised it got an anime this fast...
 
Oct 7, 2012 3:02 AM

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Is it just me or are Light Novels always about demons and shit nowadays? White Fox is the only reason I'd watch this.
 
Oct 7, 2012 3:07 AM

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well.. i'll watch this coz of White Fox and slightly interesting setting.

 
Oct 7, 2012 3:17 AM

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*White Fox* *Hikasa Yoko*
Enough reason to watch it.
 
Oct 7, 2012 3:42 AM

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dtshyk said:

Production Studio: White Fox



Might as well.
 
Oct 7, 2012 3:43 AM

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Will try this
Just because It sounds interesting and looks pretty good
 
Oct 7, 2012 3:47 AM

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I only started reading this a few weeks ago and its pretty good so far.
I will be looking forward to this.
 
Oct 7, 2012 3:56 AM

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Sounds very interesting and White Fox being animation studio certainly helps. :)
 
Oct 7, 2012 4:05 AM

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I may be interested in this one ;) Not sure about charadesign though, it looks kinda boring.
 
Oct 7, 2012 4:50 AM

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Synopsis sounds decent but it's the trailer that made me want to watch this, could be fun ! I think I will add this soon on my PTW list :)





 
Oct 7, 2012 5:07 AM

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It looks interesting so will watch c:
 
Oct 7, 2012 5:35 AM

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I don't like this kind of demon in modern day and etc.

But since Ohsaka Ryota is in here, I might give it a try :D
 
Oct 7, 2012 8:03 AM

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Sounds interesting. I'll try reading the manga first.
 
Oct 7, 2012 10:25 AM

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Interesting,
Was waiting for the Anime Adaptation.
 
Oct 7, 2012 11:18 AM

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I'll definitely check this out.
 
Oct 7, 2012 1:07 PM

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Hey the synopsis sounds fun, this could be enjoyable...

dtshyk said:

Production Studio: White Fox

Now I have to watch this for SURE...

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Cast
Emilia: Hikasa Yoko
Sasaki Chiho: Tohyama Nao

FUCKING SOOOOOOOOOOOLD! I love Pikasa and Toyama Nao is by far my favourite rookie seiyuu!
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Oct 7, 2012 1:43 PM

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Oh my god I can't fucking wait for this. I've only read the 2 chapters out for the manga and I already love it.
 
Oct 7, 2012 2:08 PM

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oh yeah i will most likely try it out
 
Oct 7, 2012 2:39 PM

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Never read the novel but the premise seems interesting and Hisaka Yoko is in it. Can't wait.
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Oct 9, 2012 12:42 AM

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looks not bad =\
 
Oct 9, 2012 1:50 AM

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awesome...^0^
 
Oct 9, 2012 3:10 AM

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Wow! Looks interestng :D
 
Oct 9, 2012 11:28 AM

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dtshyk said:

Production Studio: White Fox



More than enough reason to watch now XD
 
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dtshyk said:
Production Studio: White Fox
More than enough reason to watch now XD

Oh this is what they're up to? I'll have to try it too then. I loved White Fox on Katanagatari and Steins;Gate (never felt compelled to watch Jormungand though).
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dtshyk said:

Production Studio: White Fox


Damn it...Now I feel obligated to watch it.
 
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This will be interesting if they don't make it generic, like harem. But by the promises the main character is giving I don't think it would be a problem
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Dec 9, 2012 6:53 AM

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Very nice. I really like the characters in this series. Hope it'll be good.
 
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It probably won't be a master piece but it could be quite interesting at least that's what I think after reading the manga^^
 
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that's cool I just started reading the manga
 
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gonna watch only because of ED by nano.RIPE. If not that thing, I wouldn't even bother
 
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gonna watch only because of ED by nano.RIPE. If not that thing, I wouldn't even bother
I would say that the music by Ryosuke Nakanishi, who also did the music for Highschool DxD, is as much as point of great interest as ED by nano.RIPE
So MAL finally starts locking news threads that are only a few weeks old?

I wonder where was the announcement of this change? Or we are seeing yet another case of changes made that impacted users but not communicated to them?

I wonder how long people would put up with this.

As much as I have a bunch of information to share about anime announced recently I cannot share it in news board, and the anime series is too disorganized and chaotic to share information except with people already interested in the particular series.
 
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symbv said:
Artego32rus said:
gonna watch only because of ED by nano.RIPE. If not that thing, I wouldn't even bother
I would say that the music by Ryosuke Nakanishi, who also did the music for Highschool DxD, is as much as point of great interest as ED by nano.RIPE

bad example. There's nothing to watch in Highschool DxD either, only boobs and stuff
 
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Artego32rus said:
bad example. There's nothing to watch in Highschool DxD either, only boobs and stuff
And that just goes to show how much you have missed. Nothing more.
So MAL finally starts locking news threads that are only a few weeks old?

I wonder where was the announcement of this change? Or we are seeing yet another case of changes made that impacted users but not communicated to them?

I wonder how long people would put up with this.

As much as I have a bunch of information to share about anime announced recently I cannot share it in news board, and the anime series is too disorganized and chaotic to share information except with people already interested in the particular series.
 
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Read a couple of chapters, quite an enjoyable read and a strong cast of characters. Nothing spectacular but I'm definitely looking forward to this one.
 
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After reading it, it's feels average at best.. maybe because i've been reading too many of these school life/slice of life/romance lately but i dunno..

Well, might as well watch it when it comes out, though i can see myself dropping it after around 6 episodes..
 
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I'm going to try, it looks like a good romance, also, White Fox will be doing this :D
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