The Misfit of Demon King Academy Season 2 Announced for January 2023

During Aniplex Online Fest 2022, it was revealed that The Misfit of Demon King Academy Season 2 will air this January 2023. A new teaser trailer and key visual was released during the event.  

Key staff members were revealed featuring, Shin Onuma as chief director, Masafumi Tamura as director, Kazuyuki Yamayoshi as character designer, Hitoshi Tanaka as series composer, and Keiji Iuchi as music composer. SILVER LINK is in charge of the animation production. 

The main cast features Yuichiro Umehara as Anos Voldigold, Tomori Kusunoki as Misha Necron, and Yuko Natsuyoshi as Sash Necron. 

The first season of The Misfit of Demon King Academy aired in 2020 and ran for 13 episodes. The second season was announced in March 2021. It will have a split-cour format. 

The anime is based on the light novel series by Shuu with illustrations from Yoshinori Shizuma that began in 2018. The series, which has 14 volumes (12 if discounting volumes with two separately published parts) as of August 10, 2022, is published under Kadokawa’s Dengeki Bunko label. 

J-Novel Club describes the The Misfit of Demon King Academy light novels as:

Tired of ceaseless war destroying humans, spirits, and demons alike, the Demon King of Tyranny, Anos Voldigoad, reincarnates to restore peace. Two thousand years have passed…but who could have known that his descendants’ complacency would cause magic to regress so much? After receiving an invitation to the illustrious Demon King Academy, a school tasked with locating the reincarnated founding ancestor, Anos resolves to enroll, only to discover that his magic is off the charts—literally! With power too great to be measured, the former Demon King is branded a misfit. How will he convince demonkind that the school’s founder stands before them? Thus begins a misfit’s climb to the top of the demon hierarchy!

Source: Aniplex Online Fest 2022

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