Sekai Maou
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Sekai Maou

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Japanese: セカイ魔王


Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 58
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 28, 2010 to Sep 27, 2014
Genres: ComedyComedy, DemonsDemons, FantasyFantasy, MagicMagic
Authors: Futami, Sui (Story & Art)


Score: 7.371 (scored by 674674 users)
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Ranked: #36092
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Popularity: #5996
Members: 2,095
Favorites: 16
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300 years ago, the demon lord attempted to take over the world but was defeated by a hero. But now, the demon lord has been reincarnated in the form of a cute girl who doesn't have any memory of her past. She still retains the same deadly powers, but her only resource is the memory robot assistant. The reemergence of the demon lord also means that somewhere, a new hero has appeared. The demon lord creates a fairy named Mao to locate this new hero who is said to have the hero's mark on his neck. However, what Mao finds is Alsha, a weak and a little timid young boy. As the cute demon lord observes and guides Alsha through Mao, who she has a direct connection to, in his quest to become the strong hero, she finds that he really is a hopeless young kid.

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Aug 9, 2018
fluffuwa (All reviews)
the art isn't the best, yet the characters's features are defined and the punchlines are delivered.

4koma. slice-of-life

delivers a plot, characters with personality, and the history of the world.

many "wait, what? lol" and "oh, dang" (in many ways) moments.

amazing comedic writing.

if you're a fan of isekai, 4koma, slice of life, parody, comedy, perverted/innocent character, fantasy, cuteness, demon-dogs, or a bit of mystery, this manga's got it all.

it's a shame the manga completed back in 2014, but with what's happened so far in the translated chapters, I'm looking forward to how it uses the devices and situations to wrap up.
Feb 11, 2018
F0xhunt (All reviews)
Subversive, hilarious, and underrated.

This manga is a parody of the hero story. If you read any of them, you know the premise and setting. You have a hero exploring the world and defeating the "villain" to save the world. However, at nearly every point, it undercuts the tropes and mocks expectations.

The main character is weak and nobody takes monsters or the legends seriously. The hero's companion is actually the "villain." The story questions the morality of the "hero story" while still being light-hearted and funny. Maybe some tropes are overdone like the prevent.

The series is completed but there is yet a translate that goes to read more
May 6, 2019
FeelsBad (All reviews)
"Sekai Maou" is a nice creative take on the classic hero vs demon lord stories that we know and love. The jokes were good, the story flowed smoothly, and nothing felt awkward or out of place.

Reading halfway through, I thought it was going to be a gag manga. And it is, but the author decided to throw in a twist near the end. It totally caught me off guard and felt like one of those 0 to 100 transitions in "Gintama" where it goes from making ding dong jokes to a key serious moment in the plot. Nevertheless, the quick transition didn't break my read more

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