English Title: An Archdemon’s Dilemma: How to Love Your Elf Bride
Japanese Title: 魔王の俺が奴隷エルフを嫁にしたんだが、どう愛でればいい? — Maou no Ore ga Dorei Elf wo Yome ni Shitanda ga, Dou Medereba Ii — “I, a Demon Lord, Took a Slave Elf as My Wife, but How Do I Love Her?”
Author: Fuminori Teshima — 手島史詞
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Original Run: January 2017 – ongoing
English Run: August 2018 – ongoing
Japanese Publisher: HJ Bunko
English Publisher: J-Novel Club
Volumes in Japanese: 5 (In Progress)
Volumes in English: 1 (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: Zagan is feared by the masses as an evil sorcerer. Both socially awkward and foulmouthed, he spends his days studying sorcery while beating down any trespassers within his domain. One day he’s invited to a dark auction, and what he finds there is an elven slave girl of peerless beauty, Nephy. Having fallen in love at first sight, Zagan uses up his entire fortune to purchase her, but being a poor conversationalist, he has no idea how to properly interact with her. Thus, the awkward cohabitation of a sorcerer who has no idea how to convey his love and his slave who yearns for her master but has no idea how to appeal to him begins.
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