Maou-sama, Retry!

Demon Lord, Retry!

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 魔王様、リトライ!
English: Demon Lord, Retry!
German: Demon Lord, Retry!
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 4, 2019 to Sep 19, 2019
Premiered: Summer 2019
Broadcast: Thursdays at 00:00 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Funimation
Source: Light novel
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Theme: IsekaiIsekai
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.551 (scored by 114629114,629 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #61032
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #964
Members: 211,775
Favorites: 577

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Akira Oono is an ordinary working adult who manages the MMORPG Infinity Game. Fifteen years after creating the game, Oono decides to shut the servers down once and for all. However, as the clock strikes midnight, he somehow finds himself in the body of middle-aged Hakuto Kunai, Infinity Game's Demon Lord!

Soon after his mysterious transportation, he witnesses the demon Greole chasing after a little girl named Aku. Although he effortlessly dispatches the creature, Hakuto is still concerned; after all, he does not remember creating the girl or the demon! Doubting whether he truly is in the world of his creation, Hakuto decides to investigate. Bringing Aku along as his guide and companion, Hakuto sets out on a journey to find out exactly who or what summoned him to this fantasy world—all while leaving chaos and destruction in his wake.

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The anime is based on Maou-sama, Retry!, the light novel series written by Kurone Kanzaki and illustrated by Kouji Ogata. The series was published by Shousetsuka ni Narou in 2016.

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Producer, Episode Director
Kimura, Hiroshi
Itou, Fumio
Episode Director


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"TEMPEST" by Kaori Ishihara

Ending Theme

"NEW" by Haruka Toujou

Sep 18, 2019
So why would I give this anime a rating of 7 overall, meaning that I find it good, while it mostly is cliche?

The reason of it is the anime has embraced it so much that it became funny instead of trying to be good it became cliche, so cliche that it became funny... Yes this anime made me laugh made me enjoy those 20 minutes every Wednesday, it didn't have an epic story, the characters were simple, the budget was not high, the effects were nothing new often even bad, and yade yade yada...

anime should not have top notch quality, the best story ever written, ...
Sep 18, 2019
Ah, another Isekai anime. Every season, we get a fair share of these that try too hard to be good but have the same crappy plot, clichés and narrative. 99 % of them fall flat on their faces. Some get popular, getting new seasons which repeat the same story with differently characters. These characters are different in name only, as their personality traits follow the same path as the ones that came before.

I saw a meme the other day which had a girl reading an isekai which she apparently found decent and asking if she could get to read something similar. The following panel ...
Sep 18, 2019
Don't waste your time.

I'm generally pretty tolerant of tropes and standard isekai plots, but I could barely stomach this series. The only reason I managed to reach the final episode of the season is unyielding stubbornness, and I deeply regret not giving up sooner.

The plot goes absolutely nowhere for every single episode. The main character wanders about aimlessly, finds people who are jobbing to monsters or "powerful" opponents, and defeats them effortlessly so people can worship him. When he's not doing that, he's collecting a loli harem and doing poor, meandering world-building that doesn't really teach you anything about the world itself (I assume this ...

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