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7 Anime You Must Watch if You Love Demon King Daimao

July 29, 2019
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Demon King Daimao‘ is a supernatural, action anime with themes of harem and fantasy. The series takes place in a school setting and features lots of fanservice. Here’s the list of best anime similar to ‘Demon King Daimao’ that are our recommendations. You can watch several of these anime like ‘Demon King Daimao’ on Netflix, Crunchyroll or Hulu.

7. Hagure Yuusha no Aesthetica (2012)

‘Hagure Yuusha no Aesthetica’ is an action anime with lots of Ecchi and fanservice. The anime is kind of entertaining if you are into such stuff since the series focuses mainly on creating sexy scenes rather than plot or character development. The series is pretty similar to ‘Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou’. Both are more focused on showcasing sexy female characters in revealing clothes. The plot is kind of interesting enough to get you through to the end but that’s not the main focus of the series.

The premise is that there were some selected people who were summoned to different worlds. Years later only half of them have returned. They were given a task which hey had to successfully complete in order to return. Akatsuki Ousawa is one of these fortunate people. He was sent to Alayzard where he had to defeat the Dark Lord Garius. He is successful in his mission. Most of the people who returned brought souvenirs from the other worlds.

But Akatsuki went a different way. Instead of bringing some normal trinket or something, he brings Garius’s daughter, Miu. He decides to hide this fact and Miu presents herself as his sister. Now, everyone who has returned needs to join the academy. Can Akatsuki and Miu keep the secret?

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6. Densetsu no Yuusha no Densetsu (2010)

‘Densetsu no Yuusha no Densetsu’ is an anime which has lots of action, adventure, magic, and fantasy. There are a total of 24 episodes in this show with each episode being around 24 minutes in length. This is an entertaining anime. I think it is a bit better than ‘Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou’ but they still share certain similarities. Both shows work on magic and fantasy themes and feature a strong main character whom others perceive wrongly. Also, both the series have a pretty similar setting and have some cute female characters though ‘Densetsu no Yuusha no Densetsu’ does not focus on Ecchi stuff.

Ryner Lute is the protagonist of the anime. He bears Alpha Stigma which are special eyes with the power to analyze any magic. But instead of being considered a gift, Alpha Stigma is perceived as a curse. Roland Empire’s Magic Academy is an elite school for training their students in magic. Ryner Lute was a student there before the war which killed many of his classmates. Ryner left school and decides to work hard and make the nation a peaceful place to live in along with the surviving classmates. The anime showcases Ryner’s adventure as he strives to fulfill his dream.

5. High School DxD (2012)

High School DxD‘ is one of the most popular anime if Ecchi and Harem genre is your favorite stuff. The plot of the anime is nice enough to hold your interest but jiggle physics and nudity is their main focus. So, if you enjoy watching such stuff then you should definitely give it a try. The series has certain things in common with ‘Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou.’ Both shows take place mainly in a school setting and have lots of Ecchi and fanservice moments. They both include demons and other supernatural beings and the main character eventually becomes really powerful.

The protagonist of ‘High School DxD’ is Issei Hyoudou. He is a high school student and a pervert who spends time peeping on girls along with his friends. Issei is desperate for a girlfriend. So, when a girl asks him out he instantly agrees. The date goes well but at the end, the girl reveals that she is a fallen angel and has come to kill Issei. She succeeds in killing him but thanks to his senior schoolmate and demon, Rias Gremory, who helps Issei to reincarnate as demon. Now, he is a slave of Rias and needs to adjust in his new lifestyle because the world of demons is a difficult one to cope-up with.

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4. Zero no Tsukaima (2006)

‘Zero no Tsukaima’ is an engaging anime for people who like harem comedies which feature lots of Ecchi and fanservice stuff. The plot is kind of interesting and the animation is visually appealing. ‘Zero no Tsukaima’ and ‘Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou’ are very similar when it comes to the premise and main character. Both shows deal with magic and the main character is sort of reincarnation or some sort of prophesied successor. In ‘Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou’, the main character is going to become the demon king while in ‘Zero no Tsukaima,’ the main character is the successor of Gandalfr.

Louise Françoise Le Blanc de La Vallière is the female protagonist of the anime. She studies at a magic school but iher academics are very poor. This is the reason her peers call her Louise the Zero. One day during a summoning session she ends up summoning a human, Saito Hiraga, from Earth. Everyone thinks that she has failed again which angers her and she starts treating Saito badly. But soon it is revealed that Saito has the mark of Gandalfr. So, it seems that Saito is actually belong to a powerful family.

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3. Rosario to Vampire (2008)

If you enjoy watching anime which takes place in a school setting and has a supernatural theme then ‘Rosario to Vampire‘ is worth a try. The anime contains lots of Ecchi moments and fanservice stuff. The plot isn’t that interesting but gives way to lots of comedy and entertaining moments.  The series is kind of similar to ‘Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou’. The characters of both the anime are similar and the shows mainly take place in a school setting. Also, both shows deal with the supernatural and indulge in lots of fanservice.

‘Rosario to Vampire’ takes place in Youkai Academy which is a place for monsters to study. The monsters attend the school in their human form and take regular subjects. Their main aim is to learn how to adjust to human society. But there’s one rule that the academy holds high. If a human is present on the campus he will face execution. Tsukune Aono, the male protagonist of the anime, is an average student and a failed to get into any high school. His parents are desperate and to secure his future enrolls him to Youkai Academy. Despite the dangers, Tsukune decides to stay because he takes a liking to a beautiful girl named of Moka Akashiya. But what he doesn’t know is that Moka hides a dark secret behind her innocence.

2. Strike the Blood (2013)

Strike the Blood‘ is an action anime. It deals with supernatural beings like vampires. The show is entertaining enough if you like a loosely structured plot with lots of Harem, Ecchi and fantasy moments. The series is very similar to ‘Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou.’ Both shows revolve around supernatural beings and deal with magic and fantasy. Both are harem shows with lots of fanservice and the main character is strong and is a successor to something very powerful and sinister. But they are striving to prove their destinies wrong.

The anime is set in an island called Itogami specifically in the demon district. Kojou Akatsuki, the protagonist of the anime, used to be an ordinary high school student. But now everything has changed. It seems that Kojou is the current incarnation of the Primogenitor, a legendary vampire. The Lion King Organization is worried that Kojou will misuse his power so they send a young sword shaman, Yukina Himeragi, to keep an eye on him. If he starts tilting towards the darker side, Yukina has the orders to execute him. The anime revolves around the adventures of the duo.

1. Hataraku Maou-sama! (2013)

Hataraku Maou-sama!’ is one of the most entertaining anime on this list. The series is extremely popular and has great character development, nice plot and decent animation. If you are looking for some anime like ‘Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou,’ then I suggest you start with this. The anime is pretty similar to ‘Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou’ and even more entertaining and interesting than it.

The protagonist of the anime is Demon-Lord Satan himself. He decides to use his huge demon army to conquer the land of Ente Isla. He would have succeeded if it wasn’t for hero Emilia who defeated him. Satan has to escape via a portal. He ends up on Earth, a place sans magic. So, yeah now the demon lord is basically a human. But he still determined and starts working at a restaurant. He starts low and wants to work his way up the executive ladder and finally conquer everything. It is a refreshing series and will give you lots of laughs.

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