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Level 1 Demon Lord and One Room Hero Announces Anime Adaptation

Written by Samona Punjabi
Published on March 29, 2022

Another popular fantasy manga series is getting an anime adaptation. The fantasy slice-of-life comedy manga series about a has-been hero and a demon lord trying to bring him back to his former glory is soon coming to our screens. With Spring releases right at our doorstep and the summer schedule raising our expectations, it's a good time to be an otaku.

Level 1 Demon Lord and One Room Hero is a popular manga series by Laid-Back Camp manga anthology contributor toufu! The news comes via the series' brand new Twitter handle. In addition to the information, the anime production team revealed a commemorative illustration and a 36-second PV teaser trailer for the show. The team has also disclosed the main cast for the series, with more information to be released later. 

Level 1 Demon Lord and One Room Hero Anime Cast, Plot, and More

Level 1 Demon Lord and One Room Hero is a manga series published in Japan via Houbunsha's COMIC FUZ app and website. According to Crunchyroll, COMIC FUZ is currently offering free access to the entire story of Level 1 Demon Lord, so far, from March 29 to April 4. Fans looking to read the manga overseas can check it out on Seven Seas Entertainment, which publishes the story in English. Check out an illustration for the upcoming anime adaptation below:

Toufu's celebratory key visual
Toufu's celebratory key visual

The Level 1 Demon Lord and One Room Hero series will star Yuichi Nakamura as shut-in former hero Max and Naomi Ozora as the demon lord he defeated ten years ago - now reincarnated, underpowered, and raring for a fight. Check out the teaser PV to hear them in action:

Seven Seas Entertainment's official description for the series reads:

"The Demon Lord has been defeated by a brave warrior, but is destined to arise again! Ten years later, he emerges early from his slumber to exact his revenge. However, he returns to find that neither the world nor the legendary hero are what they once were. Can the powers of darkness triumph over…a shut-in slob?"

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