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Demon King Daimao


Ichiban Ushiro no Dai Mao, or Demon King Daimao, is a light novel series by Shotaro Mizuki, with illustrations by Souichi Ito. As of December 1, 2009, eight volumes have been published under the Hobby Japan Bunko imprint.

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Demon King Daimao

The story of "love, magic, and battles" revolves around Akuto Sai, a boy who aims to become part of his country's highest order of magicians and contribute to society. His dream is to one day become a "high priest", an exemplar and champion of good. On the day he is admitted into the Constant Magick Academy, his aptitude test predicts the following: "Future Occupation... Demon Lord ." Thus begins his difficult school life in which he is resented by his studious female class head, desired by a girl with mysterious powers, and guarded by a beautiful female android.



An anime adaptation started broadcasting on April 2010.


A manga adaptation by Souichi Ito started serialization in the shonen magazine Champion Red on September 19, 2008.