Based on a light novel written by Myōjin Katō and illustrated by Sao Mizuno, The Greatest Demon Lord is Reborn as a Typical Nobody was released in April 2022.
The novel was published as a series by Fujimi Shobo in May 2018. A manga adaptation with art by Mizuho Kotaba was serialized in February 2019.
The novel series of this show first came out in August 2017 and have not yet been completed. The light novel series first came out on the 19th of May in 2018 and are still coming out. So far, it has nine volumes.
The Manga series first came out on the 25th of February in 2019 and are going on till now. The manga has six volumes so far.
The anime was adapted and released by the Silver Link and Blade studios and licensed by Crunchyroll and Muse Communication.
What is it about?
The story focuses on the reincarnation of the Demon Lord Varvatos as Ard Meteor. Varvatos gets bored with his life and decides to come back 3000 years later with an average body. However, in the modern world, everybody is extremely weak, and Varvatos (or Ard) once again outpowers and outshines the others.
With ladies losing their minds over him, the royal family begging for him to take over the throne, and an ex-minion attempting to kill him, what will Ard choose? And how will he achieve what he wants?
The novel has about nine arcs so far:
- The Myth-Killing Honor Student Arc
- The Raging Champion Arc
- The Catastrophe of the Great Hero Arc
- The Lonely Divine Scholar Arc
- Papal Baptism Arc
- Former Typical Nobody Arc
- The Wonderful Life of a Typical Nobody Arc
- Evil God Clown Arc
- Goddess Awakening Arc
The ninth episode kicks off with the short, ‘Ancient arc’ from the light novels.
There has been no announcement or confirmation of a second season so far, but with episode 12 ending with a note of ‘to be continued, the fans are expecting a second installation of the series.
The series contains Ard Meteor, voiced by Toshinari Fukamachi, as the lead character, a reincarnated Demon Lord who was named Varvatos and existed 3000 years before the series’ beginning, Ireena Litz de Olhyde, voiced by Wakana Meruoka, as an elf girl, also the first friend of Ard,
Ginny Fin de Salvan, voiced by Hina Yomiya, as a young succubus who is subjected to a whole lot of bullying and worships Ard since he comes to her rescue, Sylphy Marheaven, voiced by Ayaka Ohashi, as a soldier in the demon lord’s army
Raging Champion, Olivia vel Vine, voiced by Mie Sonozaki, as one of the four heavenly kings and Varvatos’ sister, Varvatos, voiced by Kōhei Amasaki, Lydia Beginsgate, voiced by Yuki Kaida, Verda El Hazard, voiced by Yui Ogura, as a former member of the four heavenly kings
Magical scholar working at the research institute in Kingsglaive, Alvarto Exex, voiced by Takehito Koyasu, as one of the four heavenly kings and the strongest member of the same, and Lizer Bellphoenix, voiced by Kenta Miyake.
Where to watch?
Season 1 of The Greatest Demon Lord is Reborn as a Typical Nobody can be streamed on Crunchyroll.