How Not to Summon a Demon Lord

10 Best Episodes of How Not to Summon a Demon Lord - Season 1

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.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 30, 2023.

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How Not to Summon a Demon Lord - S1E6

#12 - Slave Market (Season 1 - Episode 6)

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.

The episode was rated 7.37 from 83 votes.

How Not to Summon a Demon Lord - S1E9

#11 - Holy Knight Tale (Season 1 - Episode 9)


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.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 76 votes.

How Not to Summon a Demon Lord - S1E11

#10 - The Young Girl Awakens (Season 1 - Episode 11)

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.

The episode was rated 7.60 from 81 votes.

How Not to Summon a Demon Lord - S1E1

#9 - The Demon Lord Act (Season 1 - Episode 1)


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.

The episode was rated 7.61 from 98 votes.

How Not to Summon a Demon Lord - S1E7

#8 - Change of Heart (Season 1 - Episode 7)

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.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 77 votes.

How Not to Summon a Demon Lord - S1E5

#7 - Imperial Knight (Season 1 - Episode 5)


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.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 83 votes.

How Not to Summon a Demon Lord - S1E2

#6 - Strongest Newcomer (Season 1 - Episode 2)

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.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 87 votes.

How Not to Summon a Demon Lord - S1E3

#5 - Fallen Assault (Season 1 - Episode 3)


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

The episode was rated 7.75 from 84 votes.

How Not to Summon a Demon Lord - S1E10

#4 - The Demon Lord's Resurrection (Season 1 - Episode 10)

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.

The episode was rated 7.99 from 82 votes.

How Not to Summon a Demon Lord - S1E8

#3 - Hero's Charge (Season 1 - Episode 8)


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

The episode was rated 7.99 from 83 votes.

How Not to Summon a Demon Lord - S1E12

#2 - Battle for Legitimacy (Season 1 - Episode 12)

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.

The episode was rated 8.03 from 90 votes.

How Not to Summon a Demon Lord - S1E4

#1 - Point-Blank War Dance (Season 1 - Episode 4)


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.

The episode was rated 8.06 from 87 votes.

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