Maoyuu Maou Yuusha


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Synonyms: Maoyu Maou Yusha
Japanese: まおゆう魔王勇者
English: Maoyu
German: Maoyu
Spanish: Maoyu
French: Maoyu
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 5, 2013 to Mar 30, 2013
Premiered: Winter 2013
Broadcast: Saturdays at Unknown
Producers: Genco, Animax
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Arms
Genres: AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy, RomanceRomance
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.231 (scored by 223428223,428 users)
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Ranked: #30802
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #463
Members: 489,484
Favorites: 1,495

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Fifteen years have passed since the war between humans and demons began. Dissatisfied with their slow advance into the Demon Realm, the Hero abandons his companions to quickly forge ahead towards the Demon Queen's castle. Upon his arrival at the royal abode, the Hero makes a startling discovery: not only is the Demon Queen a woman of unparalleled beauty, but she also seeks the Hero's help. Confused by this unexpected turn of events, the Hero refuses to ally himself with his enemy, claiming that the war the demons have waged is tearing the Southern Nations apart.

However, the Demon Queen rebuts, arguing that the war has not only united humanity but has also brought them wealth and prosperity, providing evidence to support her claims. Furthermore, she explains that if the war were to end, the supplies sent by the Central Nations in aid to the Southern Nations would cease, leaving hundreds of thousands to starve. Fortunately, she offers the Hero a way to end the war while bringing hope not only to the Southern Nations, but also to the rest of the world, though she will need his assistance to make this a reality.

Finally convinced, the Hero agrees to join his now former enemy in her quest. Vowing to stay together through sickness and health, they set off for the human world.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Characters & Voice Actors


Koshimizu, Ami


Fukuyama, Jun

Onna Kishi

Sawashiro, Miyuki

Onna Mahoutsukai

Fukuen, Misato

Maid Ane

Tomatsu, Haruka

Maid Imouto

Touyama, Nao

Maid Chou

Saitou, Chiwa

Rou Yumihei

Ginga, Banjou

Karyuu Koujo

Itou, Shizuka

Seinen Shounin

Kamiya, Hiroshi



Opening Theme

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"Mukai Kaze (向かい風)" by YOHKO (eps 1-11)

Ending Theme

1: "Unknown Vision" by Akino Arai (eps 1-10)
2: "Mukai Kaze (向かい風)" by YOHKO (eps 12)

Episode Videos


Feb 5, 2024
To be honest, this anime was decades old and I was watching it ages ago where Isekai wasn't even a thing.

After giving some thought I tried to re-watch once again just to see how my perspective on anime was and god surely it's feels so good. Firstly I noticed the character doesn't even have common name like your usual fantasy generic things, instead they're using title as a name (seems familiar with one controversial anime back in 18') after giving second and third episode I realize this anime doesn't do your typical anime stuff but rather they took world building as a theme.

In any ...
Jun 14, 2023
Mixed Feelings
This is a show I cannot say is bad at all, but I cannot say it is a amazing anime.
The main issue seems to be the content is entirely based around 8 episodes throughout the entire show, with 4 of the episodes being misused as bloatware basically, which could've really made the show even better, but much of it lacks reasoning, and much more so the tropes are all evidently blatant in the synopsis.

This really is one of those shows that just needed a little more effort on the side of the directors/writers, to be made a show constantly brought up on the ...
Mar 26, 2023
Humans and demons have been at war for fifteen years. However, neither side had a clear advantage. "Hero", the greatest warrior of humans, leaves his comrades behind and storms the Demon King's castle alone. Determined to destroy the Demon King, the Hero sees a beautiful and attractive queen rather than a king. "The Demon King" offers to partner with the Hero instead of fighting because she also wants this war to end, but she thinks that the abrupt end of the war will do more harm to both sides. The hero finds the Demon King's words meaningful and accepts the partnership. Now, the common goal ...

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