The BEST Episodes of How Not to Summon a Demon Lord

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 2, 2020

Network: AT-X

When it comes to the fantasy MMORPG Cross Reverie, none can match the power of the Demon King Diablo. Possessing the game's rarest artifacts and an unrivaled player level, he overpowers all foolish enough to confront him. But despite his fearsome reputation, Diablo's true identity is Takuma Sakamoto, a shut-in gamer devoid of any social skills. Defeating hopeless challengers day by day, Takuma cares about nothing else but his virtual life—that is, until a summoning spell suddenly transports him to another world where he has Diablo's appearance! In this new world resembling his favorite game, Takuma is greeted by the two girls who summoned him. They perform an Enslavement Ritual in an attempt to subjugate him, but the spell backfires and causes them to become his slaves instead. With the situation now becoming more awkward than ever, Takuma decides to accompany the girls in finding a way to unbind their contract while learning to adapt to his new existence as the menacing Demon King.

Point-Blank War Dance

#1 - Point-Blank War Dance

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 26, 2018

Rem, Celestine, and even Emile struggle in their battle against Gregore's sudden attack. Meanwhile, Diablo and Edelgard confront each other on the Bridge of Ulug.

star 8.09
70 votes
Battle for Legitimacy

#2 - Battle for Legitimacy

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 20, 2018

The Demon Lord Krebskulm has awakened due to Alicia's betrayal. Diablo stands alone against Klem, her mind consumed by hatred. Shera races to Rem's side. An army of Fallen led by Edelgard marches on Faltra, and the curtain rises on their final battle.

star 8.08
76 votes
The Demon Lord's Resurrection

#3 - The Demon Lord's Resurrection

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 6, 2018

The night of the Demon Lord's resurrection arrives at long last. Rem finally reveals to Shera and Alicia that the Demon Lord Krebskulm's soul is sealed within her. Together, Diablo's party heads for Starfall Tower, where Edelgard awaits.

star 8.01
70 votes
Hero's Charge

#4 - Hero's Charge

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 23, 2018

Diablo squares off with Prince Keera's Summon, the Force Hydra, a monster he has never faced before.

star 7.97
70 votes
Strongest Newcomer

#5 - Strongest Newcomer

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 12, 2018

After awaking to hands filled with breasts, Diablo follows Shera and Rem to register as new members of the Adventurer's Guild. While Shera is identified as a level 30 Summoner by the guild, Diablo's level proves too high for them to measure.

star 7.80
69 votes
Fallen Assault

#6 - Fallen Assault

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 19, 2018

The Warrior Emile, defender and ally of all women, challenges Diablo to a fight.

star 7.76
70 votes
The Demon Lord Act

#7 - The Demon Lord Act

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 5, 2018

Takuma Sakamoto was a shut-in gamer who achieved renown as the Demon Lord in Cross Reverie, a MMORPG, for his overwhelming gear and skill.

star 7.74
82 votes
The Young Girl Awakens

#8 - The Young Girl Awakens

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 13, 2018

Diablo's party returns to Faltra with the newly resurrected Klem. On their way back from visiting Celestine, Rem and Klem suddenly get separated from Diablo and Shera, with Alicia having led them both astray.

star 7.70
69 votes
Change of Heart

#9 - Change of Heart

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 16, 2018

The following day after Prince Keera's visit, Shera suddenly bids farewell to Diablo while they're preparing potions. Unable to stop her from leaving, Diablo holes up in the inn, consumed with regret. Rem is unsettled to see him so negative, too.

star 7.63
63 votes
Imperial Knight

#10 - Imperial Knight

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 2, 2018

The Kingdom of Greenwood demands that Faltra City hand over Princess Shera. If they refuse, it will lead to war, so Diablo meets with Galford, the Lord of Faltra City, and accepts a quest to prevent war from breaking out.

star 7.57
68 votes
Holy Knight Tale

#11 - Holy Knight Tale

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 30, 2018

Alicia returns to the Imperial Capital to give her report on the incident between Faltra and the Kingdom of Greenwood. There she encounters the Paladin, Saddler.

star 7.55
64 votes
Slave Market

#12 - Slave Market

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 9, 2018

While Greenwood's demands remain unmet, Diablo and the girls visit a slave market to see if they can learn the magical secret of the Enslavement Collars.

star 7.28
71 votes