The Fruit of Evolution: Before I Knew It, My Life Had It Made (進化の実 ~知らないうちに勝ち組人生~, Shinka no Mi: Shiranai Uchi ni Kachigumi Jinsei) is a Japanese fantasy light novel series written by Miku and illustrated by U35. It began serialization online in January 2014 on the user-generated novel publishing website Shōsetsuka ni Narō. It was later acquired by Futabasha, who have published the series since September 2014 under their Monster Bunko imprint. Hanashi Media has licensed the light novel for an English release. A manga adaptation with art by Sorano has been serialized via Futabasha's digital publication Web Comic Action since September 2017, and it moved to the Gaugau Monster website in December 2019. An anime television series adaptation by Hotline aired from October to December 2021. A second season premiered in January 2023.

The Fruit of Evolution: Before I Knew It, My Life Had It Made
Shinka no Mi, Shiranai Uchi ni Kachigumi Jinsei light novel volume 1 cover.jpg
First light novel volume cover, featuring Seiichi Hiiragi (left) and Saria (right)
進化の実 ~知らないうちに勝ち組人生~
(Shinka no Mi: Shiranai Uchi ni Kachigumi Jinsei)
GenreFantasy
Novel series
Written byMiku
Published byShōsetsuka ni Narō
Original runJanuary 2014 – present
Light novel
Written byMiku
Illustrated byU35
Published byFutabasha
English publisher
Hanashi Media
ImprintMonster Bunko
DemographicMale
Original runSeptember 30, 2014December 28, 2022
Volumes15 (List of volumes)
Manga
Written byMiku
Illustrated bySorano
Published byFutabasha
ImprintMonster Comics
MagazineWeb Comic Action (September 2017–December 2019)
Gaugau Monster (December 2019–present)
DemographicSeinen
Original runSeptember 2017 – present
Volumes8 (List of volumes)
Anime television series
Directed by
  • Yoshiaki Okumura[a]
  • Shige Fukase (season 2)
Produced by
  • Masaki Ishii
  • Sakiyo Kubo
  • Hatsuo Nara
  • Makoto Nishibe
  • Kousei Kawamoto (season 1)
  • Fumihiro Ozawa (season 2)
  • Tomoaki Yusa (season 2)
  • Koutarou Nakamura (season 2)
  • Takeomi Sugawara (season 2)
Written byGigaemon Ichikawa
Music by
  • Sky Delta (season 1)
  • Asuka Ogura (season 1)
  • Hideyuki Gushimiyagi (season 1)
  • Hiroyasu Yano (season 2)
  • Alisa Okehazama (season 2)
  • Yūki Saitō (season 2)
StudioHotline[b]
Licensed byCrunchyroll
Original networkTV Tokyo, BS TV Tokyo, AT-X
Original run October 5, 2021 – present
Episodes16 (List of episodes)

PlotEdit

Seiichi Hiiragi is an overweight high school student who is bullied by his classmates for being a "loser." One day, his entire school is suddenly transported to a video game-like world of swords and sorcery; he almost avoided it, thanks to hiding in a niche, but got caught by the God that did it just as it was erasing all evidence the summoned existed. When he accidentally eats "the Fruit of Evolution," not only does his physical appearance change, but also his life as a successful "winner" begins.

CharactersEdit

Seiichi Hiiragi (柊誠一, Hīragi Seiichi)
Voiced by: Hiro Shimono[1] (Japanese); Mark Allen Jr.[2] (English)
A generally good-hearted guy, who was abused non-stop at school for his fat and mildly unattractive appearance. After being accidentally transported to another world by a mysterious god, he eats 10 fruits that enhance his body and give him a more conventionally attractive appearance. He can learn how to use his new spells and abilities by simply observing them or researching about them in books.
Upon reaching the ciy of Tillburt, he finds employment as an adventurer at the local guild but after helping defend Tilburt from an army of monsters, he becomes a teacher at Barbador Magical Academy.
Saria (サリア)
Voiced by: Tetsu Inada[3] (before evolution), Kana Hanazawa[1] (after evolution) (Japanese); Comona Lewin[2] (before evolution), Jalitza Delgado[2] (after evolution) (English)
A monster girl belonging to the Kaiser Kong species. She falls in love with Seiichi after witnessing his strength in battle. Much like Seiichi, she eats from fruits of evolution that grant her a human appearance. She later gains the ability to switch between her human and Kaiser Kong forms at will. Upon hearing that Artoria has fallen in love with Seiichi, Saria comes up with the idea of Seiichi taking both Saria and Artoria as wives.
Because of her enormous strength, she requires no weapons and instead uses her fists.
Artoria Gremm (アルトリア・グレム, Arutoria Guremu)
Voiced by: Marina Inoue[4] (Japanese); Corey Pettit[2] (English)
A veteran member of Tillburt's local adventurers' guild. Artoria was born with negative 2 million luck, making her a disaster and was referred as the Calamity; so she worked solo as an adventurer, and chase off any friends to keep them safe. Seiichi gifts her a magic ring that causes her luck to double into a positive 4 million, unaware he put it on a proposal finger; she decides to start out as his girlfriend.
In battle, she wields the double-handed Grand-Axe, which can increase her attack power 4 times. Previously, she could channel her bad luck to increase her physical condition, entering as state called "Calamity Berserker". However, it is unknown if she can still use "Calamity Berserker" now that her bad luck has been nullified. After receiving additional training from the Valkyries, she learns how to use ice magic.
Lulune (ルルネ, Rurune)
Voiced by: Rimi Nishimoto[5] (Japanese); Monet Tatianna Lerner[6] (English)
A female donkey Seiichi accidentally evolved into a human by feeding her a fruit of evolution during a race. She has an enormous appetite and will eat huge amounts of food.
Oliga Calmeria (オリガ・カルメリア, Origa Karumeria)
Voiced by: Yurika Kubo[5] (Japanese); Reshel Mae[7] (English)
:A catgirl captured by the Kaiser empire and forced to work as an assassin. She attempts to assassinate King Ranze of Wimburg before being captured by Seiichi, who frees her from slavery and adopts her as a little sister.
Karen Kannazuki (神無月華蓮, Kannazuki Karen)
Voiced by: Yoshino Nanjō[5] (Japanese); Erica Muse[8] (English)
The student council president for Seiichi's school. She is one of the very few people who did not tease him for his appearance. Along with most of her classmates, she is recruited into becoming a soldier for the Kaiser empire, but she remains worried for Seiichi's safety. After being transferred to Barbador Magical Academy, she is disappointed to learn that her high achievements with her training had made her unpopular with her fellow students.
Louise Balze (ルイエス・バルゼ, Ruiesu Baruze)
Voiced by: Yōko Hikasa[5] (Japanese); Kimberly Grace[6] (English)
Known as the "Knight of Swords", Louise is the leader of the Valkyries, Wimburg's most prestigious military unit. Since childhood, she has been a prodigy at swordfighting and, despite her low aptitude for magic, she became captain of the Valkyries at a young age. Upon meeting Seiichi, she challenges him to a sparring session, which he wins. Impressed by his skills, she asks him to become his apprentice, to which he reluctantly accepts.
She is also the sister of Florio Balze, the leader of Wimburg's magical division. She wields a magical weapon called the "Water God's Rapier", which she can use to channel her water magic to perform slashing attacks.
Guscle Clute (ガッスル・クルート, Gassuru Kurūto)
Voiced by: Tetsu Inada[4] (Japanese); Anthony DiMascio[9] (English)
Guscle is the guildmaster of Telbert Adventure Guild. He loves wearing boomerang pants. He has a big voice and a big body, and is a real brainiac, he's also a masochist and doesn't try to hide it. His trademark is his muscle pose.
Eris McClain (エリス・マクレーヌ, Erisu Makurēnu)
Voiced by: Yūka Nishio[4] (Japanese); Giovannie Cruz[9] (English)
Eris works as a receptionist in the Telbert adventure guild. She was also an ex-S class adventurer. She usually wears receptionist clothes while doing guild related work, and while showing her sadistic side she has a black whip and mask while wearing a blank skin-tight jumpsuit.
Mr. Sheep (羊さん, Hitsuji-san)
Voiced by: Satomi Arai[5] (Japanese); Rachel Glass[9] (English)
Airi Seto (世渡愛梨, Seto Airi)
Voiced by: Yumiri Hanamori[10]
A Japanese student who was also teleported into Barbador Magical Academy, alongside Kannazuki.
Xeanos, the Noble of the Darkness (暗黒貴族ゼアノス, Ankoku Kizoku Zeanōsu)
Voiced by: Satoshi Hino[11] (Japanese); Major Attaway (English)
An undead skeletal monster of the "Dark Lord" class. He was formerly a human noble in love with his maid Marie, until he was betrayed by his own emperor and forced to flee to Saria's forest. Upon the death of Marie, he lost his humanity and formed a dungeon where could spend eternity alone with Marie's corpse. He is killed by Seiichi, but his soul is released by from his curse and he is allowed to reunite with Marie in the afterlife.
Destra (デストラ, Desutora)
Voiced by: Miyuki Sawashiro[12] (Japanese); Veronica Laux[13] (English)
Vitor (ヴィトール, Vitōru)
Voiced by: Tomokazu Sugita[14]
Demiolos (デミオロス, Demiorosu)
Voiced by: Chiharu Sawashiro[15] (Japanese); Tom Laflin[13] (English)
Angurea (アングレア)
Voiced by: Ami Koshimizu[15] (Japanese); Molly Zhang[13] (English)
Beatrice Roegner (ベアトリス・ローグナー, Beatorisu Rōgunā)
Voiced by: Lynn[15] (Japanese); Dani Chambers[13] (English)
Agnos Passion (アグノス・パシオン, Agunosu Pashion)
Voiced by: Minoru Shiraishi[15] (Japanese); Dalton Walker[13] (English)
Brood Lev Kaiser (ブルード・レフ・カイゼル, Burūdo Refu Kaizeru)
Voiced by: Toshinari Fukamachi[15]
Helen Rosa (ヘレン・ローザ, Heren Rōza)
Voiced by: Rui Tanabe[15] (Japanese); Morgan Lea[13] (English)
Theobold Terra Kaiser (テオボルト・テラ・カイゼル, Teoboruto Tera Kaizeru)
Voiced by: Shōya Ishige[15]
God (, Kami)
Voiced by: Toshihiko Seki
An unseen entity that teleports Seiichi and his classmates into an alternate universe.

MediaEdit

Light novelsEdit

The series, written by Miku, began serialization online in January 2014 on the user-generated novel publishing website Shōsetsuka ni Narō. It was later acquired by Futabasha, who have published it as a light novel with illustrations by U35 in fifteen volumes from September 2014 to December 2022 under their Monster Bunko imprint. Hanashi Media has licensed the light novel for an English release.[16]

No. Original release date Original ISBN English release date English ISBN
1 September 30, 2014[17]978-4-57-575006-5August 15, 2022[18]979-8-98-637090-3
2 January 30, 2015[19]978-4-57-575022-5November 25, 2022[20]979-8-98-637094-1
3 June 30, 2015[21]978-4-57-575047-8
4 January 30, 2016[22]978-4-57-575072-0
5 August 30, 2016[23]978-4-57-575103-1
6 May 30, 2017[24]978-4-57-575140-6
7 December 28, 2017[25]978-4-57-575180-2
8 September 29, 2018[26]978-4-57-575222-9
9 April 30, 2019[27]978-4-57-575242-7
10 December 28, 2019[28]978-4-57-575259-5
11 July 30, 2020[29]978-4-57-575272-4
12 February 27, 2021[30]978-4-57-575284-7
13 September 30, 2021[31]978-4-57-575297-7
14 March 30, 2022[32]978-4-57-575304-2
15 December 28, 2022[33]978-4-57-575318-9

MangaEdit

A manga adaptation with art by Sorano has been serialized via Futabasha's digital publication Web Comic Action since September 2017, and it moved to the Gaugau Monster website in December 2019. It has been collected in eight tankōbon volumes.

No. Japanese release date Japanese ISBN
1 February 28, 2018[34]978-4-57-541021-1
2 October 31, 2018[35]978-4-57-541034-1
3 August 30, 2019[36]978-4-57-541066-2
4 January 30, 2020[37]978-4-57-541097-6
5 July 30, 2020[38]978-4-57-541140-9
6 January 30, 2021[39]978-4-57-541202-4
7 September 30, 2021[40]978-4-57-541302-1
8 September 15, 2022[41]978-4-57-541418-9

AnimeEdit

An anime television series adaptation was announced on January 28, 2021.[42] The series was animated by Hotline, with Yoshiaki Okumura directing the series, Gigaemon Ichikawa overseeing the scripts, Minami Eda designing the characters, and Hifumi, Inc. composing the series' music. Feel and Children's Playground Entertainment produced the series. It aired from October 5 to December 21, 2021, on TV Tokyo, BS-TV Tokyo, and AT-X.[1][3][c] Yoshino Nanjō performed the opening theme "Evolution:", while Poppin'Party performed the ending theme "Moonlight Walk".[4] Crunchyroll licensed the series outside of Asia.[43] Crunchyroll began streaming an English dub on May 5, 2022.[44]

On April 1, 2022, it was announced that the series would be receiving a second season.[45] The second season is directed by Shige Fukase, with Yoshiaki Okumura serving as chief director, Iroha Mizuki and Nobuhide Hayashi designing the characters, and Hiroyasu Yano, Alisa Okehazama and Yūki Saitō composing the music. It premiered on January 14, 2023.[12] The opening theme is "Evolution" by Nano, while the ending theme is "Adore Me" by Erii Yamazaki.[15]

Season 1Edit

No.
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No. in
season
Title [46][d]Directed by [e]Written by [e]Storyboarded by [e]Original air date [48]
11"Before I Knew It, I Was Living in Another World!"
Transcription: "Shiranai Uchi ni Isekai Jinsei!" (Japanese: 知らないうちに異世界人生!)
Yoshiaki OkumuraGigaemon IchikawaYoshiaki OkumuraOctober 5, 2021 (2021-10-05)
Japanese teenager Seiichi Hiiragi endures a difficult life in high school due to his unattractive appearance. Suddenly, his entire class receives a message by a mysterious God, who suddenly teleports Seiichi and his classmates to another world. Seiichi is separated from his classmates and emerges in a forest, where he is forced to learn how to survive on his own for 5 months. In that time, he comes across mysterious fruits that enhance his body and give him a more conventionally attractive appearance. After gaining enough experience in combat, hunting and use of magic, Seiichi is attacked by a Saria, a gorilla-like female monster who has fallen in love with him after witnessing his strength in battle. Seiichi survives a battle with Saria, convincing her to take Seiichi as her mate.
22"Final Evolution! Naked Beauty"
Transcription: "Saishū Shinka! Hadaka no Bijo" (Japanese: 最終進化!裸の美女)
Nana FujiwaraGigaemon IchikawaYoshiaki OkumuraOctober 12, 2021 (2021-10-12)

Seiichi grows increasingly uncomfortable around Saria and attempts to escape by entering a cave she had previously warned him about. Unfortunately, Seiichi is attacked by the cave's sole inhabitant, the Dark Lord Xeanos, and Saria saves him but she is left grievously wounded. Enraged, Seiichi kills Xeanos in battle, inadvertently releasing him from his curse of undeath and allowing to depart into the afterlife. Seiichi and Saria undergo their final evolutions, with Seiichi obtaining more magical power and Saria becoming human. They also learn the tragic history of Xeanos and receive a visit from Mr. Sheep, the administrator of Xeanos' dungeon. Mr. Sheep gifts Seiichi and Saria with travelling funds and a kit that could help them harvest more fruits of evolution. After leaving the forest, Seiichi and Saria decide to travel together.

Meanwhile, Seiichi’s classmates have been declared heroes by the king and have started training. However, some of the students aren’t happy with the training sessions and want to see actual combat, much to the displeasure of Karen Kannazuki, one of the few people in the class who genuinely cared for Seiichi.
33"Artoria, The Calamity"
Transcription: "Saiyaku no Arutoria" (Japanese: 災厄のアルトリア)
Takashi AsamiShinji SatōTakashi AsamiOctober 19, 2021 (2021-10-19)
Seiichi and Saria reach Tillburt, royal capital of Wimburg, hoping to join the local adventurer's guild and gain official IDs. Although Seiichi is unnerved by the members' fetishes, he still gains membership for himself and Saria. To become official members, they must undertake minor jobs supervised by a veteran guildmate, Artoria Gremm. While Saria looks after some children in a church, Seiichi is tasked with helping with the demolition of a local building and walking a noblewoman's dog. With their tasks completed, Seiichi and Saria are officially welcomed into the guild.
44"Black Dragon God's Dungeon"
Transcription: "Koku Ryūshin no Meikyū" (Japanese: 黒龍神の迷宮)
Ryōhei EndōSeiichirō MochizukiMichi KageOctober 26, 2021 (2021-10-26)
Seiichi and Saria continue their tests under Artoria's supervision, until Seiichi comes across a trio of demons setting up teleportation portals leading to the dungeon inhabited by the Black Dragon God. The next day, as Seiichi and Saria begin their final test, they (alongside Artoria) are teleported into the dungeon, which contains a massive labyrinth. Artoria steps on a stone that causes a huge wall that separates her from Seiichi and Saria, forcing her to find a way to meet up with them. She reaches the lowest part of the dungeon, where she faces off against the Black Dragon God, who almost kills her until Seiichi and Saria arrive just in time to save her.
55"The Calamity Bride"
Transcription: "Saiyaku no Hanayome" (Japanese: 災厄の花嫁)
Yoshihide KuriyamaGigaemon IchikawaIchizō KobayashiNovember 2, 2021 (2021-11-02)

Seiichi slays the Black Dragon God and acquires the power of spatial magic, which he uses to take his friends back to the guild. Artoria is shocked that Seiichi would risk his life to save her and feels guilty for putting him in danger. She tells him the story of how she became known as the "Calamity": she was born with 2 million points of bad luck, causing her to bring misfortune to everyone she came across. Fortunately, Seiichi gives her a special ring he found back at the dungeon. Although the ring nullifies her curse, Artoria thinks Seiichi just proposed to her and she runs away in embarrassment.

Meanwhile, news of the Black Dragon God's death reach the remaining leaders of the Demon Lord's army, causing them to worry that someone is trying to restart the war between humans and demons.
66"Crying Out Love in the Center of Another World"
Transcription: "Isekai no Chūshin de Ai o Sakebu" (Japanese: 異世界の中心で愛を叫ぶ)
Takashi AsamiSeiichirō MochizukiTakashi AsamiNovember 9, 2021 (2021-11-09)
Following the advice of Guscle and Eris, Seiichi goes to the royal library of Tillburt, hoping to find information about his fellow classmates. When that fails, he attempts to read books about magic and accidentally increases his magic power. He later goes to a nearby cafe for a meal and starts a conversation with the manager Noard and a commoner known simply as Ranze. He admits he feels guilty that he just put Artoria in an uncomfortable position, so Noard and Ranze advise him to be honest with Artoria and set things right with her. Meanwhile, Artoria gets advised by her friend Adriana to admit her feelings for Seiichi. Upon meeting yet again, Artoria admits she is in love with Seiichi, even though he is already in love with Saria, who agrees to share Seiichi with Artoria, a decision met with unanimous approval from their friends.
77"Lulune Appears!"
Transcription: "Rurune Tōjō!" (Japanese: ルルネ登場!)
Yoshiaki OkumuraShinji SatōYoshiaki OkumuraNovember 16, 2021 (2021-11-16)
Seiichi has become an A-rank adventurer and, on the advice of Guscle, decides to buy a horse. On the stables, he finds a temperamental female donkey named Lulune and agrees to buy her. After buying food for Lulune, Seiichi finds a young artist named May, who is having a discussion with her friend Clay about entering the royal art competition, celebrated a month after the royal race. May feels unsure whether she should enter the tournament, so Seiichi proposes a deal: if he wins at the royal race, May will enter the art competition. She agrees, but on the day of the competition, Lulune feels sick for not eating a proper breakfast before ther ace. Fortunately, Seiichi feeds her some of his fruits of evolution, allowing her to win first place. After the race, however, Lulune evolves into a human form, thanks to the fruits of evolution Seiichi had given her.
88"Beautiful Valkyrie"
Transcription: "Warukyūre no Bijo" (Japanese: 剣聖の戦乙女 (ワルキューレ)の美女)
Fumio MaezonoSeiichirō MochizukiIchizō KobayashiNovember 23, 2021 (2021-11-23)

As the winner of the royal race, Seiichi is taken to Archel, the royal castle of Wimburg, where he meets Louise Balze, captain of Wimburg's Valkyries. She challenges Seiichi to a training match to test his skills. He wins the match, and she declares herself to be his apprentice. Suddenly, the king of Wimburg is attacked by an assassin and the Valkyries move in to intercept her. Seiichi uses his magic to discover that the assassin is only a child.

Meanwhile, Seiichi's classmates are transferred to Barbador Magical Academy and the demon nation's governing council, led by Lutia, the Demon Lord's daughter, agree to negotiate for peace with Wimburg, much to the frustration of Lutia's advisor, Kreis, who is pushing for war against the humans.
99"Black Cat Oliga"
Transcription: "Kuro Neko no Origa" (Japanese: 黒猫のオリガ)
Hoe Won KimShinji SatōIchizō KobayashiNovember 30, 2021 (2021-11-30)

Seiichi intercepts the assassin at the castle's training grounds and easily captures her. He identifies the assassin as Origa Calmeria and leaves her to be interrogated by the Valkyries. However, the king is still left in critical condition due to Origa's curse and Seiichi is only able to save his life by creating his own healing spell. He also discovers the king to be Ranze, the man who advised him earlier on how to solve his romantic problems with Artoria. As a reward, Ranze allows Seiichi to use the castle to practice his fighting and magic skills.

Meanwhile, Zakia, the old soldier who mentored Seiichi's classmates in combat, questions the kaiser emperor’s decision to send them to Barbador Magical Academy and is horrified to learn that Helio, a mage working for the emperor, placed bracelets on the students to prevent them from becoming a threat to the kingdom. Suddenly, an assassin attempts to kill the king, forcing Zakia to pursue him.
1010"Creeping Kaiser Empire"
Transcription: "Shinobiyoru Kaizeru Teikoku" (Japanese: 忍び寄るカイゼル帝国)
Sumito SasakiSeiichirō MochizukiIchizō KobayashiDecember 7, 2021 (2021-12-07)

Seiichi and Louise watch the interrogation of Oliga at the hands of Lorna, one of Louise's Valkyries. They stop the interrogation when they discover that Oliga is wearing a slave collar that forces her to obey the orders of the Kaiser empire and Seiichi is able to release her from the collar by creating his own liberation spell. Louise is forced to investigate the activity of monsters near the borders of Wimburg but asks Seiichi to look after Ranze in her absence.

Meanwhile, Zakia confronts the man who tried to assassinate the Kaiser emperor, an archer known as Shien. Disgusted by the death of the demon woman he loved; Shien wanted revenge against the Kaiser empire for its ruthless discrimination against demons. Shien escapes and Zakia is forced to reevaluate his loyalty to the empire.
1111"Monsters VS Crazy Guild"
Transcription: "Mamono Bāsasu Ikashita Girudo" (Japanese: 魔物VSイカしたギルド)
Yoshiaki OkumuraShinji SatōYoshiaki OkumuraDecember 14, 2021 (2021-12-14)[f]
Archel receives a visit from Barnabus, a legendary wizard who served as mentor to Ranze. He informs Ranze about the students who recently transferred to his school, Barbador Magical Academy, causing Seiichi to realize that those new students are his classmates from Japan. Suddenly, a soldier informs Ranze that an army of monsters have begun an attack on Tillburt. Louise and her Valkyries have linked up with an army led by the Black Paladin, Wimburg's finest soldier, to fight monsters at Wimburg's borders, leaving them unable to assist in the defense of Tillburt. Wimburg's remaining soldiers and the local adventurers' guild join forcest to defend Tillburt and succeed in holding the line against the first wave of monsters. Unfortunately, reinforcements for the monster army arrive, leaving the defenders with no means of escape.
1212"Before I Knew It, It's the Final Episode!?"
Transcription: "Shiranai Uchi ni Saishūkai!?" (Japanese: 知らないうちに最終回!?)
Hoe Won KimGigaemon IchikawaIchizō KobayashiDecember 21, 2021 (2021-12-21)

Seiichi creates an offensive spell called "Judgment" that obliterates the enemy army, while leaving the defenders of Tillburt unharmed. Impressed by Seiichi's talent, Barnabus congratulates him for saving the city and offers a teaching position at Barbador, to which Seiichi accepts on the condition of waiting until Louise and her Valkyries return to Tillburt to ensure Ranze's safety. Once Louise returns to Tillburt, Seiichi and his friends depart for Barbador, but promise to return.

Meanwhile, Kreis is disappointed to learn that the monster army failed to destroy Tillburt. This failure earns him the anger of the Demon Lord, who was hoping to use the negative emotions unleashed by the destruction of the city to resurrect himself. However, the Demon Lord only considers his failure to be a temporary setback and swears to find another way to regain his power.

Season 2Edit

No.
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Title [49][d]Directed by [e]Written by [e]Storyboarded by [e]Original air date [50]
131"Welcome to Barbador Magic Academy!"
Transcription: "Yōkoso! Bābadoru mahō gakuen e" (Japanese: ようこそ!バーバドル魔法学園へ)
Shigeru FukaseGigaemon IchikawaYoshiaki OkumuraJanuary 14, 2023 (2023-01-14)
142"Being a Teacher Is Tough"
Transcription: "Kyōshi wa tsurai yo" (Japanese: 教師はつらいよ)
TBAGigaemon IchikawaYoshiaki OkumuraJanuary 21, 2023 (2023-01-21)
153"Seiichi VS F-Class"
Transcription: "Seiichi VS. F kurasu" (Japanese: 誠一 VS. Fクラス)
TBAShinji SatōYoshiaki OkumuraJanuary 28, 2023 (2023-01-28)
164"Reunited With Kannazuki Karen"
Transcription: "Saikai, kan'nadzuki karen" (Japanese: 再会、神無月華蓮)
TBATBATBAFebruary 4, 2023 (2023-02-04)
175 (Japanese: 使徒、来襲)TBATBATBAFebruary 11, 2023 (2023-02-11)

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Credited as Chief Director (総監督, Sō Kantoku) for the second season.
  2. ^ Hotline served as the main production company, with studios Children's Playground Entertainment (CPE) and Feel credited as Production Produce (制作プロデュース) and Production Produce Assistance (制作プロデュース協力), respectively, for season 1. Neither Feel nor CPE are credited for season 2.
  3. ^ TV Tokyo listed the series premiere at 26:00 on October 4, 2021, which is effectively 2:00 a.m. JST on October 5.
  4. ^ a b All English titles are taken from Crunchyroll.[47]
  5. ^ a b c d e f Information is taken from the ending credits of each episode.
  6. ^ This episode aired at 2:10 a.m. JST, 10 minutes after the original air time on TV Tokyo.

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