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 131023131,023 users)
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Ranked: #66042
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #987
Members: 245,828
Favorites: 643

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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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Yamazaki, Fumiki


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"TEMPEST" by Kaori Ishihara

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"NEW" by Haruka Toujou


Jun 14, 2023
Don't watch this show for the animation. Don't watch it for the music, and don't watch it because you expect a deeply original and profound story.

Watch it to be entertained, to laugh at the absurdities, to feel connected to the side characters who have real stories and screen time in a very non-shonen* way.

This show is extremely entertaining. Now look, I'll be the first to admit that the humor is not everyones cup of tea but if you like this type of tea, then you will be highly satisfied.

The characters are charming and feel like real people in the most anime absurd way. ...
Apr 15, 2021
Mixed Feelings
I actually like these shows where it's an almost peaceful approach in a fantasy world isekai or not. But I'm not here to talk about my personal preference since this review is for the general audience.

There's not much to say about the storyline. The MC's approach of the isekai world is very practical and analyzed to the min-max which makes it kind of boring. There's not much conflict either that may put the MC into the edge, although I would wish to expect that on Season 2. There are some nice concepts of the show though that I would like to address such as ...
Jul 19, 2022
Feels like the product of a studio that didn't put in much effort.

For action, it's mostly slideshow style in that there's an enemy, an attack, and then the after effects rather than actually animating combat and making things look good.

For the plot, I'm guessing off of the anime that the source material focuses on how the world is and how it's being changed. The anime seems to speed through this though so it's not very good either.

For comedy and characters, not enough animation is put into facial expressions or body movements for these to look that good either. The voice actors always do a good ...

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