Hataraku Maou-sama!

The Devil is a Part-Timer!

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Synonyms: Hataraku Maou-sama!
Japanese: はたらく魔王さま!
English: The Devil is a Part-Timer!
German: The Devil is a Part-Timer!
Spanish: The Devil is a Part-Timer!
French: The Devil is a Part-Timer!
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 2013 to Jun 27, 2013
Premiered: Spring 2013
Broadcast: Thursdays at 22:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: White Fox
Genres: ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy
Themes: MythologyMythology, WorkplaceWorkplace
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.731 (scored by 961994961,994 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #11582
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #70
Members: 1,570,348
Favorites: 10,736

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Striking fear into the hearts of mortals, the Demon Lord Satan begins to conquer the land of Ente Isla with his vast demon armies. However, while embarking on this brutal quest to take over the continent, his efforts are foiled by the hero Emilia, forcing Satan to make his swift retreat through a dimensional portal only to land in the human world. Along with his loyal general Alsiel, the demon finds himself stranded in modern-day Tokyo and vows to return and complete his subjugation of Ente Isla—that is, if they can find a way back!

Powerless in a world without magic, Satan assumes the guise of a human named Sadao Maou and begins working at MgRonald's—a local fast-food restaurant—to make ends meet. He soon realizes that his goal of conquering Ente Isla is just not enough as he grows determined to climb the corporate ladder and become the ruler of Earth, one satisfied customer at a time!

Whether it's part-time work, household chores, or simply trying to pay the rent on time, Hataraku Maou-sama! presents a hilarious view of the most mundane aspects of everyday life, all through the eyes of a hapless demon lord.

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Opening Theme

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"ZERO!!" by Minami Kuribayashi  (eps 3-13)

Ending Theme

1: "Gekka (月花)" by nano.RIPE (eps 1, 3-4, 6-12)
2: "ZERO!!" by Minami Kuribayashi  (eps 2)
3: "Star Chart (スターチャート)" by nano.RIPE (eps 5)
4: "Tsumabiku Hitori (ツマビクヒトリ)" by nano.RIPE (eps 13)

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Oct 7, 2023
The Devil Is a Part-Timer!, or Working Demon King! for those who are adamant about proper title translation, is a fun fantasy comedy anime where the main character is, as you can easily guess, the Demon King. Let's look at this this way: How often does fictional media portray dark and demonic characters to actually be the good guys? The answer... somewhat rarely. I say that since as of this review, there are some other anime with protagonists who are affiliated with darkness popping up in recent years.

The story starts in a fantasy world at a country known as Ente Isla, which is a chain ...
Jun 10, 2024
Mixed Feelings
This anime is fine - it's lukewarm.

This anime is warming to watch with plenty of heart felt moments. The unbreakable love triangle is constant throughout which adds to the jolly and sensual mood without end. I like love but I like heartbreak just as much. This anime needs some real strife – it needs more tension. I’ve watched both seasons over 2 days and maybe it’s my fault but there is only so much happiness, joy and warmth one person can take. This anime is perfectly warm, it never puts a foot wrong. I dropped this anime four points because it’s simply not the ...
May 15, 2023
this show can be best described as a series of tryhard comedic reliefs played back to back with plot threads spurn in between. 'try hard' because they're repetitive to the point where you're obliged to feel lightened by them. there are so many plot points that just don't add up, & the characters constantly disregard the very motive they exist to achieve the *entire* time!

another thing about the story is it turns in different ways 'just because' (like- the fights end before they can actually begin, and buildups lead up to nothing... and that's another thing- we learn nothing about anything since the first episodes ...

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