Demon King Daimaou

Demon King Daimaou

English Title: Demon King Daimaou
Japanese Title: いちばんうしろの大魔王 — Ichiban Ushiro no Dai Maou — “The Great Demon King in the Back Row”
Author: Shoutarou Mizuki
Illustrator: Souichi Itou
Translator: David Musto
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Harem
Original Run: February 2008 – April 2014
English Run: Year – ongoing
Japanese Publisher: HJ Bunko (Hobby Japan)
English Publisher: J-Novel Club
Volumes in Japanese: 13 (Completed)
Volumes in English: 3 (In Progress)
Average Price Per Volume: Kindle $7 – iBook $7 – Kobo $7
Note: Also available to read online through a J-Novel Club subscription. This series is currently digital-only.

Synopsis: Far in the future, Japan has become a land ruled by magic and those who wield it. Akuto Sai arrives at Constant Magical Academy—the most prestigious magic school in the world—for his first year of high school. The only student to pass the Academy’s intense entrance exam, he has his sights set on become a High Priest, the most powerful and virtuous magician in the land. However, when he arrives at the Academy, his future occupation is prophesied to be… The Demon King?! Now Akuto is the number one target on campus, and he must navigate his way with the help of his friends—a troublesome delinquent, a beautiful observer android, an honor-bound class representative, and a mysterious girl from his past—through the seedy underbelly of the world’s premier magic academy.

Volume 1
AmazoniBookJ-Novel ClubKobo
Released July 2, 2017 — ASIN: B071HSM453

Volume 2
AmazoniBookJ-Novel ClubKobo
Released August 28, 2017 — ASIN: B073SJZQR3

Volume 3
AmazoniBookJ-Novel ClubKobo
Released November 1, 2017 — ASIN: B075HP7CNB

Reviews of Demon King Daimaou
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Anime Adaptation
MAL Entry — 12 episodes — Aired April 2010 – June 2010
Crunchyroll (streaming) — Hulu (streaming) — AmazonRightStuf
Note: Adapted volumes 1 to 5 of the light novel series

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