The Devil Is a Part-Timer!

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The Devil Is a Part-Timer!
Hataraku Mao-sama! light novel vol 1.jpg
Cover of the first light novel volume featuring Shiro, Sadao, Chiho and Emilia.
はたらく魔王さま!
(Hataraku Maō-sama!)
Genre Comedy, fantasy [1]
Light novel
Written bySatoshi Wagahara
Illustrated by029 (Oniku)
Published by ASCII Media Works
English publisher
DemographicMale
Imprint Dengeki Bunko
Original runFebruary 2011 – present
Volumes24 (List of volumes)
Manga
Written bySatoshi Wagahara
Illustrated byAkio Hiiragi
Published byASCII Media Works
English publisher
Demographic Shōnen
Imprint Dengeki Comics
Magazine Dengeki Daioh
Original runFebruary 2012 – present
Volumes15 (List of volumes)
Manga
The Devil Is a Part-Timer! High School!
Written bySatoshi Wagahara
Illustrated byKurone Mishima
Published byASCII Media Works
English publisher
Demographic Seinen
ImprintDengeki Comics EX
Magazine Dengeki Maoh
Original runMay 2012February 2015
Volumes5
Anime television series
Directed byNaoto Hosoda
Written by Masahiro Yokotani
Music byRyosuke Nakanishi
Studio White Fox
Licensed by
Original network Tokyo MX, KBS, Sun TV, BS Nittele, TV Aichi, AT-X
Original run April 4, 2013 June 27, 2013
Episodes13 (List of episodes)
Manga
Hataraku Maō-sama no Meshi!
Written bySatoshi Wagahara
Illustrated byOji Sadō
Published by Kadokawa Corporation
DemographicShōnen
MagazineComic Walker
Original runAugust 28, 2019 – present
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The Devil Is a Part-Timer!(はたらく魔王さま!,Hataraku Maō-sama!, literally Working Demon King! or Demon Lord at Work!) is a Japanese light novel series written by Satoshi Wagahara, with illustrations by Oniku (written as 029). ASCII Media Works has published 24 volumes since February 2011. The story is about a demon king named Sadao Maou seeking to conquer the world of Ente Isla, but when confronted by the Hero Emilia, he is forced to retreat through a gate that transports him to modern day Tokyo, Japan. To survive and find a way to return to Ente Isla, Satan gains part-time employment at a fast food restaurant called MgRonald. There have been two manga adaptations published by ASCII Media Works in Dengeki Daioh and Dengeki Maoh . A 13-episode anime adaptation produced by White Fox and directed by Naoto Hosoda aired between April and June 2013.

Contents

Plot

The Demon Lord Satan seeks to conquer the world of Ente Isla by annexing its four continents with the help of his demon generals Alciel, Lucifer, Malacoda, and Adramelech. After being confronted by the hero Emilia and her companions, after they had killed Malacoda and Adramelech, Satan and Alciel escape the world of Ente Isla through a gate to modern Tokyo, Japan. However, due to the lack of magic in the modern contemporary world, both Satan and Alciel change into forms representing what they would look like if they were human. In order to survive, Satan takes a part-time job in a fast food restaurant named MgRonald, while Alciel serves as his houseman. One day, Satan, who now goes by Sadao Maō, meets a girl who is actually Emilia in the form of Emi Yusa. The story then unfolds and explores the personalities of each of the characters and their moral values. More characters show up from Ente Isla and they too face the new world dilemmas, often comically.

Characters

Main characters

Sadao Maou(真奥 貞夫,Maō Sadao)/Satan Jacob(サタン・ジャコブ,Satan Jakobu)
Voiced by: Shinobu Matsumoto (drama CD), Ryōta Ōsaka (Japanese); Josh Grelle [2] (English) (anime)
Satan Jacob is the Demon Lord from Ente Isla. Due to the actions of the Hero Emilia Justina and her companions, he was transported to modern day Japan with Ashiya and changed into human form. To survive in Japan, he adopts a Japanese name similar to his original name, Sadao Maou, and works part-time at a MgRonald franchise, eventually being promoted to a full-time position as the Assistant Shift Manager. He and other demons can turn into their original forms when people around them are filled with despair. However, when he changes his form to his devil form, he uses his powers for good deeds such as repairing the city, which always makes the characters confused due to his position as the Devil King. Throughout the series his current personality is often called into question, though it is later shown that he had always been like that, and was never once this "Evil Overlord" that the people of Ente Isla had grown to fear and hate; in actuality he did the "evil" things he did to help his people, the other demons. As he told Emilia when he saved Chiho, he just wants to protect the people under his care and around him. When he was younger, he was saved and taught by Emi's mother, Lailah. She also gave him a fragment of Sephiroth that would later become his and Emi's appointed daughter Alas Ramus.
Emi Yusa(遊佐 恵美,Yusa Emi)/Emilia Justina(エミリア・ユスティーナ,Emiria Yusutīna)
Voiced by: Yū Asakawa (drama CD), Yōko Hikasa (Japanese); Felecia Angelle [2] (English) (anime)
Emilia is the hero with thigh-length magenta hair who fended off Satan. After forcing Satan to retreat from Ente Isla, Emilia Justina follows him to modern day Japan to ensure that he is destroyed. Like Maou, she loses most of her magical powers upon her arrival and is forced to assume a Japanese name, Emi Yusa, and find employment as a call center agent. Her father was human and her mother was an archangel. However, during her childhood, Lucifer, one of Maou's generals, led an army of demons to attack her village, resulting in the death of her father. This is revealed to be the reason she wants to kill Maou. However, it was later revealed that her father was alive. Emi is later fired from her job at the call center and gets a new job at MgRonald where she works with Maou and Chiho. Maou also appoints her as a Demon General of the Demon Army despite her protests. She later develops feelings for Maou in the light novels.
Shirō Ashiya(芦屋 四郎,Ashiya Shirō)/Alciel(アルシエル,Arushieru)
Voiced by: Takehito Koyasu (drama CD), Yūki Ono (Japanese); Anthony Bowling [2] (English) (anime)
Ashiya is one of Satan's Generals, who was also transported to modern day Japan with him. Extremely loyal to Satan, Alciel takes care of the domestic duties at home and researches ways to regain their magical powers. On Earth, Alciel assumes the form of Shirō Ashiya who operates as Sadao's housekeeper. Anytime he fails in his duties, he is extremely disappointed in himself for not doing a better job at helping his master, even suffering emotional breakdowns. He is also extremely frugal in his spending habits, once resorting to eating a large amount of leftover udon that was about to expire (which resulted in a severely upset stomach).
Chiho Sasaki(佐々木 千穂,Sasaki Chiho)
Voiced by: Nao Tōyama (Japanese); Tia Ballard [2] (English)
Chiho is a high school student who is Sadao's friend and fellow employee at MgRonald. She has feelings for Sadao. Chiho is an average teenage girl of short stature who sports a highly curvaceous figure, a fact which is noted by several people and envied by other girls, especially Emi. She can hear and understand the language of Ente Isla due to accidentally being targeted with a communication spell intended for Emi, because the spell was set to target those who were thinking about Sadao constantly. She later learns how to use the magic spell Idea Link to allow her to alert the others if she is ever in danger. She is also able to use magic to enhance her archery skills. Maou appoints her as a Demon General of the Demon Army much to her happiness. Later on in the Light Novels, she becomes quite influential politically in Ente Isla.
Hanzō Urushihara(漆原 半蔵,Urushihara Hanzō)/Lucifer(ルシフェル,Rushiferu)
Voiced by: Hiro Shimono (Japanese); Aaron Dismuke [2] (English)
Lucifer is a fallen angel and one of Satan's generals. After Satan was transported to the human world, Lucifer and Olba struck a deal in order to defeat Satan, with Olba promising to return Lucifer to heaven. After they are defeated by Satan, however, Lucifer moves into the apartment belonging to Sadao and Shirō. He is good with technology and loves playing video games. As a result of committing a series of robberies with Olba before being defeated by Sadao, he must remain in seclusion to avoid the police. To his irritation, he is usually referred to as a hikikomori or NEET, even when guests are present. His mother is the current leader of the angels, Ignora, and his father was the ancient demon lord, Sataniel.
Suzuno Kamazuki(鎌月 鈴乃,Kamazuki Suzuno)/Crestia Bell(クレスティア・ベル,Kuresutia Beru)
Voiced by: Kanae Itō (Japanese); Alex Moore [2] (English)
Sadao's next door neighbor. She is always wearing a kimono. Suzuno is the grand inquisitor of the Church in Ente Isla that, like Emi, came to kill Sadao. Unlike Emi, she apparently has trouble adjusting to the modern life of Japan and is easily found having trouble, especially with Japan's technology. She has coped with Japan, but with the old style of Japan. She briefly teamed up with Sariel to eliminate both Sadao and Emi after Sariel reminded her of her duties as grand inquisitor, but after seeing Sadao concerned for Chiho and realizing that she values her friendship with Emi and Chiho, she ultimately turns against Sariel by helping Chiho evacuate the area while Satan and Sariel battle one another. She wields a giant mallet, which can be retracted into her flower-shaped hairpin. Maou appoints her as a Demon General of the Demon Army despite her protests. She also develops feelings for Maou later on in the light novels. She is eventually promoted to the post of Archbishop of the Church in Ente Isla.

Other characters

Rika Suzuki(鈴木 梨香,Suzuki Rika)
Voiced by: Asuka Nishi (Japanese); Alexis Tipton (English)
Emi's friend and co-worker at the call center who develops romantic feelings for Ashiya. She later learns the truth about everyone and gets involved in their problems.
Mayumi Kisaki(木崎 真弓,Kisaki Mayumi)
Voiced by: Yumi Uchiyama (Japanese); Caitlin Glass [3] (English)
The manager of MgRonald where Sadao and Chiho work.
Emeralda Etuva(エメラダ・エトゥーヴァ,Emerada Etūva)
Voiced by: Azumi Asakura (Japanese); Monica Rial [3] (English)
Emilia's friend and comrade from Ente Isla. She is proficient in alchemy and is a court magician. Emeralda is the highest-ranked official who serves directly under the ruler of the Holy Saint Aire Empire, the greatest nation on the Western Continent. After returning from earth, she appears to have developed a liking for Pocky and modern conveniences such as the telephone.
Albertio Ende(アルバート・エンデ,Arubāto Ende, Albert)
Voiced by: Hiroki Yasumoto (Japanese); Christopher R. Sabat [3] (English)
Emilia's friend and comrade from Ente Isla with enhanced strength and speed.
Olba Meyer(オルバ・メイヤー,Oruba Meiyā)
Voiced by: Katsuhisa Hōki (Japanese); Mark Stoddard [3] (English)
The rogue Archbishop of the Church of Ente Isla. He betrayed Emilia and temporarily joined forces with Lucifer to kill Emilia and Satan Jacob. Following the failure of his plans, he is arrested by the police. He had been working with the corrupt Church of Ente Isla to kill those who opposed them, such as the members of the Allied Knight Order and anyone affiliated with them. He was Crestia's superior and would frequently give her assignments involving the brutal slaughter of the Church's enemies. Following his loss to Satan in Sasakuza, he is placed under guard in a hospital, where he regains consciousness after some time. After he escapes, he attempts to reestablish his contract with Lucifer and proceeds to aid Sariel in his battle against Satan by casting a spell to increase his power. It turns out that he had been tricked by Lucifer into creating a panic with the Moon spell, which causes Satan to regain his magic and defeat Sariel. Following Sariel's defeat, he is once again defeated and restrained, this time by Lucifer.
Mitsuki Sarue(猿江 三月,Sarue Mitsuki)/Sariel(サリエル,Sarieru)
Voiced by: Yūichi Iguchi (Japanese); Scott Freeman (English)
An Archangel used by the Church of Ente Isla as part of their Execution Inquisition along with Crestia Bell. He first attacks Emilia at a convenience store while in disguise. In order to learn about Satan Jacob and Emilia in the human world, he forges the identity of "Mitsuki Sarue", claiming to be the manager of the newly opened Sentucky Fried Chicken franchise in Hatagaya. He eventually teams up with Crestia in order to kill Emilia and Satan Jacob. His weapon is a large scythe, and he possesses a power called the "Wicked Light of the Fallen", a magic capable of nullifying all sacred powers, as shown when he battles Emilia. During his battle with Emilia, he demands that she return the holy sword "Better Half" to Heaven. He defeats and tortures Emilia while taking Chiho hostage, but he is ultimately defeated by Satan Jacob. He draws his magic from the Moon, with his power increasing the closer he is to it. He also has perverted tendencies, shown when he expresses a desire to strip Chiho down in his experiments to learn how she has been influenced by Satan's magic. After his defeat he develops an immediate infatuation with the manager of MgRonalds, much to Emilia's annoyance and Kisaki's dismay.
Miki Shiba(志波 美輝,Shiba Miki)
Voiced by: Kimiko Saitō (Japanese); Cynthia Cranz [3] (English)
She is the owner of the "Villa Rosa Sasazuka" apartment building where Sadao Maō and Suzuno Kamazuki live. She is very obese and seems to know more than a Japanese person should about the visitors from Ente Isla. It is later revealed that she and her niece are God-like guardians of Earth.
Yuki Mizushima(水島 由姫,Mizushima Yuki)
Voiced by: Mamiko Noto (Japanese); Rachel Robinson (English)
The manager of Fushima Park's MgRonald branch.
Acies Ara(アシエス・アーラ,Ashiesu āra)
Alas Ramus' younger sister and another fragment of "Yesod". She lives with Emi's father, Nord Justinia. She later fuses with Maou to help him become more powerful.
Alas Ramus(アラス・ラムス,Arasu Ramusu)
The "daughter" of Satan and Emilia. She was formed by "Yesod" and brought to Japan by Lailah, Emilia's mother and Satan's savior. She later fuses with Emi's sword to help Emi become more powerful.

Media

Light novels

The Devil Is a Part-Timer! began as a light novel series written by Satoshi Wagahara, with illustrations by the artist 029 (Oniku). Wagahara originally entered the first novel in the series, originally titled Maōjō wa Rokujō Hitoma!(魔王城は六畳一間!,The Devil's Fortress is a Single Room with Six Tatami Mats!), into ASCII Media Works' 17th Dengeki Novel Prize in 2010 and the novel won the Silver Prize. [4] The first novel was published by ASCII Media Works on February 10, 2011, under their Dengeki Bunko imprint, and 20 main novels have been released as of December 7, 2018. [5] Two prequel novels have also been published, in addition to two bonus novels. In an interview with Publishers Weekly, Yen Press announced their plans to publish the light novels in 2015. [6]

No.Japanese release dateJapanese ISBNEnglish release dateEnglish ISBN
1 February 10, 2011 [7] ISBN   978-4-04-870270-6 April 21, 2015 [8] ISBN   978-0-316-38312-7
  • "The Devil Focuses on His Career for Monetary Purposes"
  • "The Devil Goes on a Date in Shinjuku with This Girl from Work"
  • "The Devil and The Hero Stand Strong in Sasazuka"
2 June 10, 2011 [9] ISBN   978-4-04-870547-9 August 25, 2015 [10] ISBN   978-0-316-38501-5
  • "The Devil's Finances are Shored Up by a Helpful Neighbor"
  • "The Hero Owes a Favor Following a Wild Chain of Misunderstandings"
  • "The Devil and The Hero Risk Their Lives for Their Work Responsibilities"
3 November 10, 2011 [11] ISBN   978-4-04-870815-9 December 15, 2015 [12] ISBN   978-0-316-38502-2
  • "Introduction"
  • "The Devil King and The Hero Unexpectedly Become Parents"
  • "The Devil King Experiences a Lifestyle Change"
  • "The Devil King and The Hero Take a Hint and Hit the Theme Park"
  • "The Devil King Feels the Pain of Loss"
4 February 10, 2012 [13] ISBN   978-4-04-886344-5 April 19, 2016 [14] ISBN   978-0-316-38503-9
  • "Prologue"
  • "The Devil King Finds Himself Jobless, Then Homeless"
  • "The Hero Helps The Devil King Remodel His Workplace"
  • "The Devil King Marvels at the Wide World (and Choshi)"
  • "Epilogue"
5 June 10, 2012 [15] ISBN   978-4-04-886654-5 August 30, 2016 [16] ISBN   978-0-316-38504-6
  • "Prologue"
  • "The Devil Strongly Demands TV Privileges"
  • "The Devil Explains Human Relations"
  • "The Devil and The Hero Decide to Focus on More Important Matters"
  • "Epilogue"
6 October 10, 2012 [17] ISBN   978-4-04-886990-4 December 13, 2016 [18] ISBN   978-0-316-38506-0
  • "Prologue"
  • "The Devil Clocks Back In"
  • "The Hero and The Devil Wonder What the Hell They're Doing With Their Lives"
  • "The Hero and The Devil Take a Step Toward a New Dream"
  • "Epilogue"
7 February 10, 2013 [19] ISBN   978-4-04-891406-2 April 18, 2017 [20] ISBN   978-0-316-46936-4
  • "The Devil Pledges to Stay Legitimate"
  • "The Devil Plucks a Cat Off the Street"
  • "The Devil and The Hero Go Futon Shopping"
  • "A Few Days Before: The Teenager is a Part-Timer!"
8 April 10, 2013 [21] ISBN   978-4-04-891580-9 August 22, 2017 [22] ISBN   978-0-316-47391-0
  • "Prologue"
  • "The Hero Demands a Little Time Off"
  • "The Devil Has an Encounter"
  • "The Devil is a Little Late to the Punch"
  • "Extra Chapter: The Hero Has a Cry"
9 August 10, 2013 [23] ISBN   978-4-04-891854-1 December 19, 2017 [24] ISBN   978-0-316-47418-4
  • "Prologue"
  • "The Devil Devises a Full Military Expedition"
  • "The Hero Discovers She Can't Come Home Again"
  • "The Devil Makes Every Preparation Possible"
  • "The Devil, Once Upon a Time"
  • "Extra Chapter: The Devil Blows Chunks"
10 December 10, 2013 [25] ISBN   978-4-04-866161-4 April 17, 2018 [26] ISBN   978-0-316-47420-7
  • "Prologue"
  • "The Devil Loses His Social Standing"
  • "The Hero Dances on the Battlefield"
  • "The Devil and The Hero Witness Ente Isla's Transformation"
  • "Epilogue"
  • "Extra Chapter"
11 May 10, 2014 [27] ISBN   978-4-04-866554-4 August 21, 2018 [28] ISBN   978-0-316-47423-8
  • "Prologue"
  • "The Devil and The Hero have a Grand Disagreement"
  • "The Devil and The Hero get all Hung Up on their Relative Positions"
  • "The Devil and The Hero Fulfill a Delayed Promise"
0 September 10, 2014 [29] ISBN   978-4-04-866900-9
12 February 10, 2015 [30] ISBN   978-4-04-869252-6 December 11, 2018 [31] ISBN   978-0-316-47425-2
13 June 10, 2015 [32] ISBN   978-4-04-865205-6 April 23, 2019 [33] ISBN   978-1-9753-0265-8
14 September 10, 2015 [34] ISBN   978-4-04-865379-4 September 3, 2019 [35] ISBN   978-1-9753-0267-2
15 February 10, 2016 [36] ISBN   978-4-04-865750-1 December 17, 2019 [37] ISBN   978-1-9753-0269-6
16 June 10, 2016 [38] ISBN   978-4-04-892118-3 April 21, 2020 [39] ISBN   978-1-9753-0271-9
0-II September 10, 2016 [40] ISBN   978-4-04-892358-3
17 May 10, 2017 [41] ISBN   978-4-04-892892-2
18 January 10, 2018 [42] ISBN   978-4-04-893572-2
SP June 9, 2018 [43] ISBN   978-4-04-893877-8
SP 2 August 10, 2018 [44] ISBN   978-4-04-893915-7
19 September 7, 2018 [45] ISBN   978-4-04-912022-6
20 December 7, 2018 [46] ISBN   978-4-04-912204-6

Manga

A manga adaptation, illustrated by Akio Hiiragi, started serialization in the February 2012 issue of ASCII Media Works' shōnen manga magazine Dengeki Daioh . The first tankōbon volume was published on June 27, 2012. [47] Yen Press began publishing the manga in North America in 2015. A spin-off manga series, illustrated by Kurone Mishima and titled The Devil Is a Part-Timer! High School!(はたらく魔王さま!ハイスクール!,Hataraku Maō-sama! Hai Sukūru!), began serialization in the July 2012 issue of ASCII Media Works' Dengeki Maoh magazine. Its chapters have been compiled in five tankōbon volumes, released between January 26, 2013 and April 24, 2015. [48] [49] A four-panel manga anthology volume was published by ASCII Media Works on June 27, 2013. [50] Another spin-off manga series, titled Hataraku Maō-sama no Meshi!(はたらく魔王さまのメシ!) and illustrated by Oji Sadō, began serialization on Kadokawa Corporation's Comic Walker website on August 28, 2019. [51]

No.Japanese release dateJapanese ISBNEnglish release dateEnglish ISBN
1 June 27, 2012 [52] ISBN   978-4-04-886721-4 March 24, 2015 [53] ISBN   978-0-316-38313-4
  1. "The Devil Works Part-Time in Sasazuka"(魔王、笹塚でバイトをする)
  2. "The Devil Receives an Ominous Text Message"(魔王、謎のメールを受言する)
  3. "The Devil Goes on a Date with This Girl from Work"(魔王、後輩とデートする)
  1. "The Devil and the Hero Are Trapped"(魔王と勇者、閉じ込められる)
  2. "The Hero Experiences a Little Human Kindness"(勇者、人の優しさに触れる)
Chapter X: The Demon Lord is Blessed by Some Pork
2 December 15, 2012 [54] ISBN   978-4-04-891272-3 July 21, 2015 [55] ISBN   978-0-316-38507-7
  1. "The Devil Is Gravely Misunderstood"
  2. "The Devil Inadvertently Makes a Girl Cry"
  3. "The Devil Reveals All"
  1. "The Devil Falls"
  2. "The Devil Fulfills His Trivial Role"
  3. "The Devil Heads Off for Work"
3 May 27, 2013 [56] ISBN   978-4-04-891688-2 October 27, 2015 [57] ISBN   978-0-316-38508-4
  1. "The Devil Gets Friendly with His Neighbor"
  2. "The Devil Does a Little Detective Work"
  3. "The Devil Feels Safe in Bragging a Little"
  4. "The Devil Is Asked a Favor"
  1. "The Devil Is Tormented by Teenage Love"
Chapter X: The Hero Shops with Her Coworker
Chapter X: The Hero Uses a Photo Sticker Booth
4 November 27, 2013 [58] ISBN   978-4-04-866084-6 January 26, 2016 [59] ISBN   978-0-316-38509-1
  1. "The Hero Unravels a Major Misunderstanding"
  2. "The Hero Builds a Raid Party Bound for Hatagaya"
  3. "The Hero Learns About Her Past Career"
  4. "The Hero Reveals Her Work Obligations"
  1. "The Devil Sets Off atop His Trusty Steed"
Chapter X: The Unemployed Bum Attempts an Honest Career
Chapter X: The Teenage Girl Prepares for Her Hot Date
5 March 27, 2014 [60] ISBN   978-4-04-866394-6 April 26, 2016 [61] ISBN   978-0-316-31489-3
  1. "The Devil Explains Matters to the Cleric"
  2. "The Devil Fulfills His Assistant Manager Duties"
  3. "The Devil Sits at His Dinner Table in Sasazuka"
  1. "The Devil Grants His Servant a Break"
  2. "The Devil Pledges to Stay Legitimate"
6 August 27, 2014 [62] ISBN   978-4-04-886990-4 July 19, 2016 [63] ISBN   978-0-316-36014-2
  1. "The Devil and the Hero Encounter Something Totally Unexpected"
  2. "The Devil and the Hero Gain New Titles"
  3. "The Devil Asks His Work Friend for a Little Help"
  1. "The Hero Hits the Amusement Park Fully Equipped"
  2. "The Devil Marvels at a Finely Hones Military Performance"
7 February 27, 2015 [64] ISBN   978-4-04-869209-0 October 25, 2016 [65] ISBN   978-0-316-36015-9
  1. "The Devil and the Hero Converse on the Ferris Wheel"
  2. "The Devil Is Asked for His Child Back"
  3. "The Devil and the Hero Share the Floor for the Night"
  1. "The Hero Declares She Will Clean Up Her Own Messes"
  2. "The Hero Kicks Out an Uninvited Guest"
  3. "The Devil Feels the Pain of Loss"
8 September 26, 2015 [66] ISBN   978-4-04-865350-3 March 21, 2017 [67] ISBN   978-0-316-55316-2
  1. "The Devil Loses His Job and Home"
  2. "The Devil Gets a Hot Work Trip"
  3. "The Devil Lands a New Job"
  1. "The Devil Remodels a Seaside Snack Bar"
  2. "The Devil Runs Into Something a Tad Unexpected on Kimigahama Beach"
9 March 26, 2016 [68] ISBN   978-4-04-865805-8 June 20, 2017 [69] ISBN   978-0-316-55848-8
  1. "The Hero Lands a Telling Blow at the Beach House"
  2. "The Devil Has a Proposal for His Boss"
  3. "The Devil Throws His Weight Around a Little"
  1. "The Devil Basks in the Glories of Choushi"
Chapter X: "The Cleric Becomes a Samurai-Drama Ronin"
10 September 27, 2016 [70] ISBN   978-4-04-892290-6 September 19, 2017 [71] ISBN   978-0-316-56267-6
  1. "The Devil Demands a Rather Expensive Purchase"
  2. "The Hero Makes Her Own Key Ring"
  3. "The Devil Drops a Favor to the Noodle-Shop Clerk"
Chapter X: "The Devil and the Hero Buy a Children's Futon (Part 1)"
Chapter X: "The Devil and the Hero Buy a Children's Futon (Part 2)"
11 March 27, 2017 [72] ISBN   978-4-04-892768-0 May 22, 2018 [73] ISBN   978-1-9753-2643-2
  1. "The Devil Gets in the Way of Romance"
  2. "The Devil Decides to Help Out in the Hospital"
  3. "The Hero Visits Skytree Before It's Even Open"
  1. "The Hero Puts Things Off for Later"
  2. "The Devil TV-ifies His Castle"
12 October 27, 2017 [74] ISBN   978-4-04-893424-4 October 30, 2018 [75] ISBN   978-1-9753-0182-8
  1. "The Devil Ships Off to Komagane"
  2. "The Devil Goes Stargazing in Nagano"
  3. "The Hero Explains How Vegetables Grow"
  1. "The Hero Scores an Easy One-on-One Victory"
  2. "The Hero Earns a Nickname"
13 April 27, 2018 [76] ISBN   978-4-04-893804-4 March 19, 2019 [77] ISBN   978-1-9753-0377-8
14 January 26, 2019 [78] ISBN   978-4-04-912291-6 August 20, 2019 [79] ISBN   978-1-9753-0555-0
15 July 26, 2019 [80] ISBN   978-4-04-912642-6 February 18, 2020 [81] ISBN   978-1-9753-0738-7

Anime

A 13-episode anime television series adaptation of The Devil Is a Part-Timer!, produced by White Fox and directed by Naoto Hosoda, [82] aired between April 4 and June 27, 2013. The anime has Masahiro Yokotani as the script supervisor and Atsushi Ikariya adapts 029's characters designs. [83] Funimation streamed the series as it aired and released it on home video in summer 2014. [84] The opening theme is "Zero!!" by Minami Kuribayashi. There are three ending theme songs, "Gekka"(月花, lit. "Moon Flower"), "Star Chart"(スターチャート,Sutā Chāto), and "Tsumabiku Hitori"(ツマビクヒトリ), all by Nano Ripe.

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