Welcome to Demon School, Iruma-kun

Discussion in 'Specific Anime Discussion' started by Zed, Feb 4, 2019.

  1. randomredneck

    randomredneck Well-Known Member

    Episode 17.
    Was it just me or did nothing really happen? We're still in pretty much the same spot we were at the end of episode 16.

    But hey, there was that bit where Eiko apparently realized she's bi. That was worth a giggle.
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  2. BrainBlow

    BrainBlow Well-Known Member

    Unfortunately this adaptation seems like it only barely got greenlit to be seasonal rather than an ongoing weekly one. It has quite a lot of padding, too. It's a shame, as the source material actually has very tight pacing. This whole arc probably should have been at its climax by around episode 13, tbh.
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  3. mdchan

    mdchan Well-Known Member

    Posted by mdchan on Feb 1, 2020
    Episode 18

    Okay, I'll admit...they got me. Sure, the series of events pretty much played out how I thought they would (though I did expect them to stall for at least another episode or two) with the fireworks, but for some reason it was still cool.

    But they totally got me. I thought we were getting a "tragic antagonist backstory + revenge" situation, but...instead, the antagonist was just getting off on other people's despair. Legit, I was not expecting that. XD

    So, I have to give props where props are due for managing to surprise me with that (as with most anime in the past few years, it's been super easy to predict everything down to the motive in the writing).

    It was weird, but refreshing.
  4. Ebonyslayer

    Ebonyslayer Well-Known Member

    He reminds me of that villain from Black Clover who enjoyed making characters feel despair, making the word a huge part of his dictionary. Vetto from Eye of the Midnight Sun I believe.
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  5. randomredneck

    randomredneck Well-Known Member

    Episode 18.
    ...Okay, that was a swerve.
    Totally thought we were going for a "Destroy the strong for bullying the weak" deal, but no. This dude is just a freaky masochist who gets off on people's despair...kinda gross, but they surprised me.
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  6. RascaI

    RascaI Well-Known Member

    Posted by RascaI on Feb 8, 2020

    dispair of nuts.


    the zalac family is a nuisance and should be banished from the demon world.
  7. Ebonyslayer

    Ebonyslayer Well-Known Member

    Ep. 19,
    Considering the pacing for the student festival, I feel like the length of the events could have been done much tighter schedule-wise. The series is definitely still watchable but it does make me wonder what the series would be like without the padding.

    So now that that Keriwo has been captured, it makes me wonder who the next antagonist will be. Judging from the sneak peek, the story is focusing a lot on Amari, who strangely reminds me of inner Moka from the Rosario Vampire manga.
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  8. randomredneck

    randomredneck Well-Known Member

    It's Valac, and they are amazing.

    Episode 19.
    I mean another adorable Valac family song? I consider that some quality stuff. Not quite as adorable as the first...

    but adorable nonetheless.
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  9. MisterDapper

    MisterDapper Well-Known Member

    I was wondering the series has been putting me to sleep lately. The manga is really enjoyable. Just another advert anime, I suppose.
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  10. RascaI

    RascaI Well-Known Member


    damn this episode really managed to make me laugh. That stuff with the dad was comedic genius, I love his deadpan-ness. That was some funny internal suffering.
  11. randomredneck

    randomredneck Well-Known Member

    Episode 20.

    I wouldn't try to stop him...
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  12. RascaI

    RascaI Well-Known Member

    I'm just waiting for Iruma to go total Doomguy once they discover he's a human after he's already overpowered and open up hellfire and chainsaws on all their demon asses.
  13. SoulTheKid


    Once again, Iruma manages to put his foot completely down his throat. :laugh:
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  14. randomredneck

    randomredneck Well-Known Member

    Episode 21.
    ...Cannot say I expected that.
    The forgettable dorky girl is actually a super famous (And kind of bitchy) demon idol.
    Talk about a swerve.
  15. randomredneck

    randomredneck Well-Known Member

    Episode 22.
    ...Am I imagining things or
    is that totally a younger Clara's Mom?
    It would certainly explain her skill with spontaneous musical numbers...

    Anyway, funny stuff. Azz in drag was killing me over here.
  16. BrainBlow

    BrainBlow Well-Known Member

    Huh. So there will be a season 2, but for Spring season next year.
  17. Kirito9635

    Kirito9635 New Member

    Funny enough I want to predict that when they find out, nobody in the Misfit class is going to care at the very least
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  18. RascaI

    RascaI Well-Known Member

    Posted by RascaI on Mar 7, 2020

    uh oh.
  19. RascaI

    RascaI Well-Known Member

    Posted by RascaI on Mar 7, 2020

    another clara family song. worst note to end it on.

    I didn't like this show much at all. There were a few funny parts in the beginning and nearer the end, but most of it fell flat. I just can't really tell who this show is supposed to be for. It's a shounen, but the intended audience seems to be way younger with how the humor is and how the characters are. It just isn't for me I guess. I thought I would be in for something a bit more mature. I could see me enjoying something like this 7 years ago, but now I'm just kind of bored with it. The story was also extremely cliche'd.

    I shouldn't have jumped on this one. I won't be watching future seasons.

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  20. MrLolo

    MrLolo Member

    This was pretty good! There was just something appealing about the simplistic nature of the show. Clara was annoying, but I guess that just added to the overall feel.
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