Maou-sama ni Shoukan Sareta kedo Kotoba ga Tsuujinai. - Reviews

Alt title: I Was Summoned by the Demon King But I Can't Understand the Language

Maou-sama ni Shoukan Sareta kedo Kotoba ga Tsuujinai.
emptymind's avatar
Dec 27, 2022

It was ok. Certainly an easy read, though it got a little boring near the end. It was cute, but would've been better without the constant sex appeal in our faces. Could've done with less boobage if 🤷 otherwise, pretty cute story about two people who don't speak the same language trying to be friends. 6.5/10 wouldn't read again

6/10 story
8/10 art
7/10 characters
6.5/10 overall
apoc9's avatar
Jul 18, 2022

The title says it all. It’s a very short and wholesome story about little daemon princess girl, who summons a young boy to be her friend. There is a catch, the boy doesn’t speak any language of this world and there is no magic to give him that ability. The series does not present any fake language, but shows only intangible gibberish, when inhabitants of this world speak and most communication has to be nonverbal [1]. It manages to pull it off with well thought gestures and facial expressions. It goes for the as much as it is necessary level of detail instead of making almost everything to maximum perfection. The story is told from the viewpoint of the boy. Towards the end the connection to past makes things bit unnecessarily complicated. I didn’t understand what was the point of hero party constantly venturing into the castle.

Overall, it was decently enjoyable, sweet, bit funny, romantic and generally wholesome. Given the settings and characters there wasn’t much to expand upon further. I’ve read it during single working day.

Japanese difficulty 5/10 (see my profile for details about various difficulty scores)

The series contains average vocabulary and rarely more difficult words. It does contain furigana for every word. It’s suitable for those who need some hand-holding to read kanji.

This review is written after reading all 4 volumes.


[1] Later on, it’s revealed there is someone, who somewhat can speak “the language of living god”.

4/10 story
5/10 art
7/10 characters
6/10 overall