Hataraku Maou-sama!

Hataraku Maou-sama! is a franchise comprised of 1 anime series, 3 manga series
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The story of a demon lord and the hero who defeated him, both forced to take day jobs in our world.


Hataraku Maou-sama! started out as a series of light novels that was later adapted into two manga series and one anime series.

Light Novels

Hataraku Maou-sama! (はたらく魔王さま!) began as a light novel series written by Satoshi Wagahara, with illustrations by the artist "Oniku." Wagahara originally entered the first novel in the series, originally titled Maōjō wa Rokujō Hitoma! (魔王城は六畳一間!), into ASCII Media Works' 17th Dengeki Novel Prize in 2010 and the novel won the Silver Prize. The first novel was published by ASCII Media Works on February 10, 2011 under their Dengeki Bunko imprint, and eight novels have been released as of April 2013.


Hataraku Maou-sama! (はたらく魔王さま!) - A straightforward adaptation of the LN series, illustrated by Akio Hīragi, started serialization in the February 2012 issue of Dengeki Daioh (under the same publisher of the LN). The first paperback tankobon was published on June 27 2012.

Hataraku Maou-sama! High School! (はたらく魔王さま!ハイスクール!) - A more comedic spinoff of the main series that puts all of the main characters in the same Japanese high school. Illustrated by Kurone Mishima, this manga is serialized in the same magazine as the above adaptation, starting on July 2012, and released its first tankobon volume in January 2013.


Hataraku Maou-sama! (はたらく魔王さま!) - Localized as "The Devil is a Part-Timer!" and licensed by Funimation for western markets. Produced by the studio White Fox, directed by Naoto Hosoda, began airing in Japan on April 4, 2013.

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Name: Hataraku Maou-sama!
Name: はたらく魔王さま!
Romaji: Hataraku Maō-sama!
Aliases: The Devil is a Part Timer!
Demon Lord at Work!
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