Kyo Kara Maoh!

TV (78 eps)
3.786 of 5 from 5,904 votes
Rank #1,272

Upon trying to save a friend from bullies, Shibuya Yuuri finds his head in the unlikeliest of places -- the toilet. Like a flash, Yuuri is then inadvertently sucked in, transporting him somewhere else! In this unfamiliar world of flying skeletons and magic, he is informed by a group called the Mazoku that he is to be the next Maou -- ruler of the kingdom! With harrowing and embarassing situations ahead, can our hero swallow his pride and lead a war against the common people when he can't even tell the difference between a slap in the face and a marriage proposal?

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haize78's avatar by haize78 on Apr 3, 2015
Score: 6/10

Kyou Kara Maou is a good watch. I enjoyed it and I was smiling at the end. It's funny, light-hearted and cheerful. It's a bit long, counting 78 episodes of which a great deal are filler, but in the end you can forgive that because the filler episodes aren't that bad - I was never bored. I mean, it's the kind of anime you watch just for the fun of it, if you want something more serious, thought-provoking or... read more

mdchan's avatar by mdchan on Jan 9, 2014
Score: 7/10

I enjoyed this anime, but couldn't rate it any higher than what I gave it (especially with how frustrating some of its negative aspects presented themselves in later episodes).  Also, I actually gave a rating on sound, which was based off of the soundtrack (I saw the sub version, and the voice acting was fine).  There was one episode which had an annoying high-pitched whistling in it to simulate a... read more

Related anime

Kyo Kara Maoh! R OVA 2007 Side Story
Kyo Kara Maoh! 3rd Series TV 2008 Sequel

Related manga

Kyou kara Ma no Tsuku Jiyuugyou! (Light Novel) 2000
Kyo Kara Maoh! 2005 Original Manga

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