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The Misfit of Demon King Academy (2020)
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The Misfit of Demon King Academy (2020)
Original name: 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~
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Anos Voldigord was a tyrannical Demon King that eradicated humans, spirits, and even the gods, but became bored of eternal warfare and reincarnated with dreams of a peaceful world. However, what awaited him in reincarnation after 2000 years were descendants who became too weak after being accustomed to peace, and all sorts of magic that deteriorated to the extreme. Anos enters Demon King Academy that gathers and educates those who are viewed as the reincarnation of the Demon King, but the academy could not see through his true powers and ends up branding him as a misfit.
Style: twists and turns, enigmatic, captivating, visually appealing
Plot: demon, school life, academy, magic, resurrection, witch, throne, reincarnation, high school life, wizards, descendant, misfit, wizards and magicians, black magic, magical, supernatural power, evil wizard, prophecy, class system, school, supernatural, magician, supernatural ability, magical power, mushroom ...

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