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Maoyu: Archenemy & Hero (2013)
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Maoyu: Archenemy & Hero (2013)
Original name: まおゆう魔王勇者
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The story is set in a world embroiled by war between Humans and Demons. The Humans’ greatest hero invades the Demon Queen’s castle determined to vanquish her. However, instead of fighting back, the Queen proposes an alliance with the Hero. She explains how a sudden end to the war can bring further chaos to the world as the Humans once united to stand against their common enemies would eventually begin fighting among themselves, with similar issues already occurring at the Demon Realm. Convinced by her words, the Hero joins forces with the Queen and together they execute a plan to bring prosperity and a lasting peace to both Humans and Demons alike.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: adventure, magical, demon, magical creature, supernatural, heroes, fantasy world, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, supernatural power, black magic, dream world, assistant

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Duration: 24 min.
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Mysteria Friends (2019)
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Duration: 15 min.
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Duration: 24 min.
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Story: I, the protagonist, was just an ordinary high school girl, but suddenly I was reincarnated as a spider monster in a fantasy world. Not only that, but I awakened in a dungeon filled with vicious monsters. Armed with only my human knowledge and my ...
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Blade Dance of Elementalers (2014)
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Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Gormiti (2018)
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Duration: 24 min.
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