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The Misfit of Demon King Academy: History's Strongest Demon King Reincarnates and Goes to School with His Descendants (魔王学院の不適合者 ~史上最強の魔王の始祖、転生して子孫たちの学校へ通う~ Maō Gakuin no Futekigōsha ~Shijō Saikyō no Maō no Shiso, Tensei Shite Shison-tachi no Gakkō he Kayou~?), simply known as The Misfit of Demon King Academy (魔王学院の不適合者 Maō Gakuin no Futekigōsha?), is an anime adaptation of the light novel series written by Shu and illustrated by Yoshinori Shizuma. The anime is produced by Silver Link. The first season aired from July to September 2020. A second season has been announced.


The Demon King of Tyranny who revived after 2,000 yearsーーー

However, his aptitude at the academy that nurturing candidates for the demon king is ーー "Misfit"!?

Tired of endless conflicts, destroying humans, spirits, and even gods, Demon King of Tyranny Anos Voldigoad, who dreams of a peaceful world has decided to reincarnate. But 2,000 years later, what awaited him after his reincarnation are his descendants who get used to peace and became too weak, and magic is in serious decline.

Anos enrolls in the Demon King Academy, the academy that gathers and educates those who are considered to be the reincarnated Demon King, but it failed to see his power and branded him as the Misfit. Furthermore, the legendary Demon King became completely different from himself.

While being underestimated by everyone, only a young girl Misha who is kind to him as his subordinate, the misfit (Demon King) runs up the demons' hierarchy!!

"Whether it is providence, fate, or miracle, before my eyes, it simply prostrates and vanishes."

Production Staff

  • Original Work: Shuu
  • Original Character Design: Shizuma Yoshinori
  • Chief Director: Shin Oonuma
  • Director: Masafumi Tamura
  • Assistant Director: Mirai Minato
  • Character Design: Kazuyuki Yamayoshi
  • Series Composition: Jin Tanaka
  • Sound Director: Ryosuke Naya
  • Music: Keiji Inai

Japanese Cast

Character Introduction

Anos Voldigoad

Anos Introduction

"——Listen up, my beloved descendants.

Your founding ancestor has returned."

VA: Tatsuhisa Suzuki

Once feared as the Demon King of Tyranny who was known for always being calm and intrepid while wielding absolute power and confidence, has reincarnated as a young man. His powers are so great that they cannot be measured by modern magical technology and is branded a misfit that is inadequate for the academy.

Misha Introduction

Misha Necron

"...I'm good at demon eyes..."

VA: Tomori Kusunoki

A girl who is a direct descendant of Ivis Necron, one of the seven elder demon emperors that ruled the demon world. Misha is twin sisters with Sasha, but for some reason, she is treated as being inferior just like the demon/human hybrids.

Sasha Introduction

Sasha Necron

"The Witch of Destruction, Sasha Necron. Please remember me from now on."

VA: Yuko Natsuyoshi

She is Misha’s twin sister and the sixteenth-generation heir to the
Necron family. Known as the Witch of Destruction, her demonic eyes of destruction have the ability to make anything in the universe self-destruct.

Lay Introduction

Lay Glanzudlii

VA: Takuma Terashima

A transfer student with a dignified personality, even though he is called "The Demon Sword Saint". He can use almost anything he calls a sword.

Misa Introduction

Misa Ilioroagu

VA: Nene Hieda

Anos's classmate who wears white uniforms but always smile and spends her school life seriously. She is skeptical about the current society in which pure-blooded demons are favored.

Eleonore Introduction

Eleonore Bianca

VA: Sayuri Watabe

A maternity, caring elder sister of the Hero Academy, a third-year student, who belongs to a special class in the academy where elites gather.


Seasons Episodes Volumes Adapted Original Air Date
1 13 1, 2, 3 July 4, 2020 - September 26, 2020


Anime Character Design

Visual Scans


External links


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