The story of the human warrior competing as the next demon lord and the demon questioning his motives
Kodoani.com – Manga creator Nanaki Nanao announced on Monday that an anime adaptation of Nanao’s Helck fantasy manga has received the green light. The author drew an illustration to celebrate the news and thank the fans:
— (@nanaki_nanao) February 13, 2022
The manga is set in a world after the demon king was overthrown. Vamirio of “Four Heavenly Imperial Rulers” was hastily placed in charge of the tournament in the demon world to determine the next demon king. She discovers that a human warrior named Helck is somehow a player in the tournament. Helck claims that he hates the others, but Vamirio simply cannot believe him…
Nanao began serializing the manga on the Manga ONE and Ura Sunday services in 2014, and ended it in 2017. Shogakukan published the manga in 12 volumes.