How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord

How Not to Summon a Demon Lord

English Title: How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord
Japanese Title: 異世界魔王と召喚少女の奴隷魔術 — Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu — “The Other World Demon King and the Summoning Girl’s Slave Magic”
Author: Yukiya Murasaki — むらさきゆきや
Illustrator: Takahiro Tsurusaki — 鶴崎貴大
Translator: Garrison Denim
Genre: Fantasy, MMO Isekai, Adventure, Harem
Original Run: December 2014 – ongoing
English Run: December 2017 – ongoing
Japanese Publisher: Kodansha Lightnovel (Kodansha)
English Publisher: J-Novel Club
Volumes in Japanese: 13 (In Progress)
Volumes in English: 12 (In Progress)
Average Price Per VolumeKindle $7 – iBook $7 – Kobo $7 — Nook $7 — Paperback $13
Note: Also available to read online through a J-Novel Club subscription. J-Novel Club is now releasing paperback editions for this series.

Synopsis: In the MMORPG Cross Reverie, Takuma Sakamoto is so powerful that he is lauded as the “Demon Lord” by other players. One day, he is summoned to a world outside his own– but with the same appearance he had in the game! There, he meets two girls who both proclaim themselves to be his Summoner. They perform an Enslavement Ritual to turn him into their Summon… but that’s when Takuma’s passive ability <<Magic Reflection>> activates! Instead, it is the girls who become enslaved! Though Takuma may be the strongest Sorcerer there is, he has no idea how to talk with other people. It is here he makes his choice: to act based on his persona from the game! “Amazing? But of course… I am Diablo, the being known and feared as the Demon Lord!” So begins a tale of adventure with an earth-shakingly powerful Demon Lord (or at least someone who acts like one) taking on another world!

Volume 1
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eBook Released December 4, 2017 — ASIN: B0764JW7DK

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Paperback released February 5, 2019 — ISBN-13: 978-1718352001

Volume 2
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eBook Released February 19, 2018 — ASIN: B077XBPFCS

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Paperback released February 5, 2019 — ISBN-13: 978-1718352018

Volume 3
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eBook Released May 7, 2018 — ASIN: B079Y4WLCM

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Paperback released April 2, 2019 — ISBN-13: 978-1718352025

Volume 4
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eBook Released July 23, 2018 — ASIN: B07D9JXHYZ

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Paperback released June 4, 2019 — ISBN-13: 978-1718352032

Volume 5
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eBook Released October 8, 2018 — ASIN: B07G7FR7XD

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Paperback released August 6, 2019 — ISBN-13: 978-1718352049

Volume 6
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eBook Released December 10, 2018 — ASIN: B07J461YVB

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Paperback released October 1, 2019 — ISBN-13: 978-1718352056

Volume 7
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eBook Released February 26, 2019 — ASIN: B07LDVJ1BF

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Paperback released December 03, 2019 — ISBN-13: 978-1718352063

Volume 8
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eBook Released April 29, 2019 — ASIN: B07PJ6KQC6

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Paperback to release February 04, 2020 — ISBN-13: 978-1718352070

Volume 9
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eBook Released June 15, 2019 — ASIN: B07R5QMLJT

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Paperback Released April 07, 2020 — ISBN-13: 978-1718352087

Volume 10
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eBook Released September 08, 2019 — ASIN: B07VB95RKW

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Paperback Releasing June 02, 2020 — ISBN-13: 978-1718352094

Volume 11
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Released December 02, 2019 — ASIN: B07YNC6RXQ

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Releasing August 04, 2020 — ISBN-13: 978-1718352100

Volume 12
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eBook Released January 26, 2019 — ASIN: B082BFHSGV

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Paperback Releasing October 06, 2020 — ISBN-13: 978-1718352117

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Illustrations Sampler

Anime Adaptation

MAL Entry — 12 episodes — Aired July 2018 – September 2018
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Note: Adapted volumes 1 to 3 of the light novel series

Manga Adaptation

MAL Entry — Published June 2015 – ongoing (English releases by Seven Seas)
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