Maoyuu Maou Yuusha: 'Kono Ware no Mono to Nare, Yuusha yo' 'Kotowaru!'
MAOYU: Archenemy and Hero "Become mine, Hero" "I refuse!"
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Maoyuu Maou Yuusha: 'Kono Ware no Mono to Nare, Yuusha yo' 'Kotowaru!'

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Synonyms: Maoyu Maou Yusha, Maoyuu Maou Yuusha - 'Be mine, Hero' 'I refuse!', Level Hero!
Japanese: まおゆう魔王勇者 「この我のものとなれ、勇者よ」「断る!」
English: MAOYU: Archenemy and Hero "Become mine, Hero" "I refuse!"
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 18
Chapters: 59
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 26, 2011 to Apr 26, 2016
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Comedy Comedy, Fantasy Fantasy, Romance Romance
Theme: Mythology Mythology
Serialization: Comp Ace
Authors: Ishida, Akira (Art), Touno, Mamare (Story)


Score: 7.991 (scored by 42704,270 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #7192
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #999
Members: 15,747
Favorites: 234

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After a long and treacherous journey, our Hero finally arrives at the Dark Lady's castle only to find himself being asked for help. The Hero explains how the war that the demons have brought upon the humans have killed thousands and put more in misery. The queen of demons however argues that this war has made the human society band together as one and showed empirical evidence how it has increased population, increased production, boosted economy and improved society overall. Furthermore, she explains to the Hero that ending this war will result in a civil war that will produce more bloodshed than there ever was. The Hero, convinced that the only way to bring peace, relatively speaking, is to join forces with the Dark Lady, agrees to help with her plans!

(Source: MU)

Included one-shot:
Volume 12: Level Hero!


Kadokawa Bookwalker digitally published the first 16 volumes in English as MAOYU: Archenemy and Hero "Become mine, Hero" "I refuse!" from December 24, 2014 to March 1, 2016. Yen Press now holds the license for digital release.

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