The anime Maou Sama, Retry, also known as Demon Lord Retry, was adapted from a light novel of the same name written by Kurone Kanzaki and illustrated by Kouji Ogata. It belongs to the isekai anime subgenre, which has recently experienced a surge in popularity among fans.
The anime was adapted by Studio Ekachi Epilka and ran for 12 episodes, each running for exactly 23 minutes, from July 4 to September 19, 2019. Some viewers enjoyed the show even though the majority of the audience did not. The main draw of the show was that it opted to think outside the box and chose an older guy as the protagonist rather than a young, popular, and attractive guy as the lead. The perfect amount of humor, as opposed to the slight hint of seriousness that the typical isekai anime approaches, was another element that kept the audience on the edge of their seats.
Demon Lord, Retry Season 2 Release Date
The light novel, from which the anime is adapted, has a total of 6 volumes. Only 2 volumes had been adapted when the first season came to an end. That means there is enough material available if the studio decides to adapt Demon Lord, Retry’s upcoming season.
Considering the advantages and disadvantages of adopting the following season as an isekai anime, the popularity of the first season should also not be an issue. As of today, 110,524 users gave it a score of 6.54 on MyAnimeList, which isn’t bad enough to completely cancel the series.
Therefore, it is safe to assume that the creator will soon share some encouraging news about the upcoming season. Another thing to mention is that the 12th episode ended with a “to be continued..” note. This is a further indication that season 2 may be arriving soon and was already planned by the producers. How near is this now, then? This is quite a difficult question to answer. The end of 2022 is the earliest that can happen.
|Demon Lord, Retry Season 1 Release Date||4 July 2019|
|Demon Lord, Retry Season 2 Release Date||Not Announced Yet|
Demon Lord, Retry Season 1 Recap
The plot centers on Akira Oono, a regular adult who creates the MMORPG Infinity. When Akira decides to permanently shut down the game’s server after 15 years of operation, he is sucked into the game and given the appearance of Hakuto Kunai, the story’s central character, and the Demon Lord.
Following his entry into the game, he notices the demon Greole pursuing a young girl named Aku whom he has no memory of creating, leaving him perplexed and suspicious. He makes the decision to find out if he is actually playing his game or not. Thus, his adventure begins with Aku, the young child he previously saved. Now he journeys beyond to discover who, or more precisely, what called him to this world of gaming.
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Demon Lord, Retry Season 2 Story
The plot of the next four volumes of the light novel will be followed if the show is adapted. As they encounter new people and unravel the mystery of how Akira came to be summoned in the game, they will continue to explore the exploits of grouchy Hakuto Kunai and Aku.
Demon Lord, Retry Season 2 Characters
Aku voiced by Kanon Takao
Maou-Sama intervened to save a village girl who had lost her life to illness when she was a young child and was about to face persecution.
Elegant Luna voiced by Ishihara Kaori
The newest of the “Three Saints,” Luna Elegant is also the most self-centered. Even among saints, she possesses a magical talent that is uncommon. She grew up as if she were a rose among weeds as a result of that uncommon talent.
Kunai Hakuto voiced by Tsuda Kenjirou
the male lead of the television series Maou-Sama, Retry! The game he created, Infinity Game, had been waxed for 15 years when he was dragged into another world and imprisoned in the form of the Last Boss, Hakuto Kunai.
Demon Lord, Retry Season 2 Trailer
So far, no trailer for Demon Lord, Retry Season 2 is available. However, you can watch season one’s trailer on “魔王様、リトライ! 公式” official YouTube. The video has been attached along with this article. It has humorous components to draw you into the show right away.
Where to watch Demon Lord, Retry Season 2?
The show is available to stream on Funimation and Crunchyroll in selected regions. In the US, it is available to stream on Prime Video. It can be watched on Hulu‘s paid services too.