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Maoyuu Maou Yuusha - "Kono Watashi no Mono Tonare, Yuusha yo" "Kotowaru!"  
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After a long and treacherous journey, our Hero finally arrives at the Overlord’s castle only to find himself being asked for help. The Hero explains how the war that the demons have brought upon the humans have killed thousands and put more in misery. The Overlord however argues that this war has made the human society band together as one and showed empirical evidence how it has increased population, increased production, boosted economy and improved society overall. Furthermore, she explains to the Hero that ending this war will result in a civil war that will produce more bloodshed than there ever was. The Hero, convinced that the only way to bring peace, relatively speaking, is to join forces with the Overlord, agrees to help with her plans!

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まおゆう魔王勇者「この我のものとなれ、勇者よ」「断る!」
จอมมารนักเศรษฐศาสตร์กับผู้กล้า-
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魔王勇者「成为我的东西吧勇者」「我拒绝!」
Archenemy and Hero "Become Mine, Hero." "I refuse!"
Archenemy and Hero - "Be mine, Hero" "I refuse!"
Maoyuu Maou Yuusha - Kono Watashi no Mono Tonare, Yuusha yo Kotowaru
Maoyuu Maou Yuusha - Kono Watashi no Mono Tonare, Yuusha yo Kotowaru!
Maoyuu: Maou Yuusha - "Be mine, Hero" "I refuse!"
Maoyuu: Maou Yuusha - "Kono Watashi no Mono to Nare, Yuusha yo" "Kotowaru!"

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Status in Country of Origin
11 Volumes (Ongoing)

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No

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Chapter 1
Ends at Chapter 23

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Average: 9 / 10.0 (529 votes)
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Year
2011

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Comic Walker (Kadokawa Shoten)
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Brain needed, but appart from that very good   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by mulox
September 6th, 2012, 9:52am
How does society adapt itself to the introduction of new technologies?
A fantasy universe, a sad and endless war between humans and demons,
a few powerful characters dead set on changing the game rules and putting the world in motion.
Among them, a genius inventor gambling on the rapid introduction of a few key technogies and ideas in a grand scale.
The plot revolves around the means and effects of this accelerated introduction in terms of simple
geopolitics, political economics and diplomacy.
The characters are cute and convincing. They have nearly unlimited ressources in their own field of expertise: strength, knowledge, money, political power.
They appear like levers by which the society changes.
Do not fear, it's very easy. I know nothing about economics, but with a few interesting concepts it opens the mind to a lot of things you have to think of when you want to change something in society. It's cute, interesting, funny and now I sympathize with resigning ministers.


BTWs:

-In my opinion, learning characters names is always a waste of brain power, so having no names for once felt quite good.

-Yes, spice & wolf comes to mind because they both deal with economics at one point. But the theme here is more society in motion where S&W doesn't dwell further than monetary systems (not that it's a competition, there are other interesting aspects developped in S&W)

-Many said this manga feels minimalistic (background drawings, names, character information).
I don't feel there is much more info on other mangas, isn't it just that for once you want to know more? I personally agree with U-Jin, everything fits great.

-I like your idea iggsta3o5, about the story beeing keynsian propaganda. Well, some mangas justifies for us some of our bad thoughts to sell.
It feels so good to have a universe where what we think is right:
One Piece (anarchy is the best), Berserk/Death note (homebrewed justice),
Most Vampires and girls stories (It's okay to like violent guys, they can't help it, it's the beast talking)...
Also, lots of manga explains how you can achieve anything, anything really, has long has your ready to endure enough pain for a normal human to kill himself over, and as long has you discover at one point in your life that one of your relative is a VIP/celebrity/hero/king/god.
But you are right, justifying Keynsian theories is pushing it.

-They could make such a good game out of this . No they must!

-Fun garanteed for Civilisation and simcity players

-minimum system requirments : eyes, brain, IQ 85 &+

... Last updated on September 6th, 2012, 11:56am
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Amazing best version of this story   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by SSJR2
January 5th, 2013, 12:14am
this is a really great manga version of the light novel series and hands down the best version (yes ive read the others). the art is amazing and i little more sketchy but makes this series look even better trust me. the story is really interesting and i find it funny and interesting that the characters names are only there position or what they are, its a good twist on things. anyway the only thing i gotta say about this (personally it doesnt bother me) is that there are chapters with a lot of text and reading so it does take some intellect to apreciate this fully but its still enjoyable either way so enjoy

... Last updated on June 1st, 2013, 9:44am
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Incredible   
Rating: N/A
by U-Jin
February 14th, 2012, 1:59pm
I saw this title a few times, here and there. Finally decided to give it a try and guess what.. its great!!
Of course the "hero + demon queen theme" was done already in "Superior" but this is still most original manga i've read in years!
Now i don't know how good other versions are (i prefer to stick to one.. yea), but reading this one feels like reading a great book (lots of text - i don't mind).

I won't go into: characters are blah blah, art is this and that, or whatever. Because everything fits great! Don't read this comment, read the manga!

Clear 10/10 from me biggrin
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Great mix of intelligent story, drama and comedy   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by MasterBlaster4000
December 20th, 2011, 10:09am
An unusual duo set out to improve the lives of as many people as possible.

This manga has incredible writing, an interesting story, great deep characters, great art, great pace.
The only possible downside may be that there's a lot of text explaining economics/agriculture in the first 2 chapters and there's generally a lot to read and relatively little action up till now, but I personally did not mind at all, because *everything* was interesting.
I was surprised how this manga manages to stay interesting with each chapter and I love how this manga examines philosophical questions. (e.g. how the word "evil" is usually meaningless or simply relative.)
And it doesn't waste your time with senseless side plots.

I've read so many mangas which were riddled with logical fallacies/misconceptions, making me facepalm most of the time when characters had dialogues. Not here: The characters who are supposed to be intelligent also sound intelligent (at least to me).

This manga adaption of Maoyuu is unique, intelligent, cute, funny, beautiful, real (within the fantasy-setting of course), emotional, educational and so much more. There's some fanservice in the form of Demon Queen's cleavage, too.

This has become my new favorite manga.
Maoyuu may not be for everyone, but it's a *must-read* in my opinion.

(This review is for chapters 1-8)

... Last updated on December 20th, 2011, 10:45am
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Quite worth the read   
Rating: N/A
by Mizura
August 28th, 2013, 2:38am
In the past, I've often thought how silly it was that so many manga "ponder" on the inevitability of war, only to take the easy way out with the defeat of the bad guy of the day (Naruto being a prime example).

After all, we've figured out the path to peace a long time ago, and we're living it right now: economic interdependence (coupled with social progress). As long as it's more profitable to trade with other countries than fighting against them, countries will avoid fighting. China won't ever attack the U.S., for example, because it'd be economic suicide to mess with its largest client (if you think otherwise, you're crazy). And yet, just about no manga bothers to address this economic aspect. Certainly, building a stable economy and society is MUCH harder than killing some bad guys, especially when the different parties hate each other to begin with.

When I first started reading this manga, I at first dropped it after 2 chapters: despite the excellent concept, the arguments put forth still made the execution feel flimsy. I only picked it up recently again, and I really don't regret it. The series dives into more aspects of the reforms and puts up better arguments later on. It still fails to go into the socio-economic aspects in real depth: spread of new concepts occur way more quickly than realistic, obstacles are easily set aside, social aspects aren't really addressed beyond "and now everybody is prosperous and happy" (though the changes do lead to backlash from existing establishments). It's a bit like how in fantasy stories, everything resolves itself once you kill the bad guy of the day, except here the issues are resolved with the crop, technology or social reform of the day.

Still, it is extremely refreshing to read, because it goes where 99% of adventure stories do not. For that alone, I must give it credit. While the readers may be familiar with most of the concepts described here, it is still quite interesting to see it used within a fantasy setting.

This is also aided by a cast of highly competent characters (sadly, with more basic common sense than many politicians around the world seem to have nowadays). The author doesn't treat any of the side characters as stupid fodder to make other characters look smart and competent. On the contrary, all of them (or at least the not-bad-guys) are highly competent in their own way, and side characters display remarkable growth to later take on more prominent roles in society, which is Really satisfying to read. Action is mixed in in a way that keeps the series lively.

In conclusion, this is a fantasy series that uses economic, social and technology (as well as fighting) to achieve its goals, instead of merely fighting like more series do. Though it addresses these aspects with as much depth as most fantasy address the concept of war (which is to say, not that much), it is still very interesting and refreshing to read, moreso thanks to its cast of competent characters.
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Definitely Worth the Read   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Shakaku
January 15th, 2012, 9:36am
The premises of this manga are one of a kind. Truly unique, spellbinding, and charming. The art is beautiful, and the character designs are incredibly well done. Kind of reminds me of Spice and Wolf actually xD.
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Intelligent premise, adorable characters   
Rating: N/A
by SOSAnimeBoy
September 6th, 2011, 10:12pm
This manga is pretty much like a cross between Spice and Wolf and a medieval wartime setting. It's very interesting because it gets deep into wartime economics and agriculture, while gradually developing a super-kawaii romance between the two main characters. Simply brilliant..

... Last updated on September 6th, 2011, 10:13pm
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Absolutely Amazing   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Perkel
July 6th, 2012, 3:36pm
It's kind of like Spice and Wolf with it's charm, I love idea of not using names. Hire hero is hero, king is king, maid is maid. Story as it looks like 1000 other manga/mahwa is really unique.

Shades of grey not black and white. It's what is describing. Reader will know that after frst chapter when young here tries to kill deamon queen and she is more human and logical than hero.

If you loved Spice and Wolf, if you loved Superior it's manga for you.
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Beware, this series is pretty information heavy   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Samken
May 19th, 2012, 11:43am
Maoyuu Maou Yuusha is an excelent manga, has the same vibe and feel to Spice and Wolf, another great manga. The description of this manga is pretty accurate as well
Beware, this is pretty information heavy (economics and world setting) so watch out for that if you're not into reading too much.
The protagonists of the manga: the demon queen and the hero are pretty dynamic and cute together, they make a really good couple. The side characters are really good as well, my favorites are the big sister maid and the female knight.
Overwall, I give Maoyuu Maou Yuusha a solid 9, it's not perfect, but it's an excellent manga, with a really good story, strong characters and a really cute artstyle.

... Last updated on June 27th, 2012, 11:06pm
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One of the most interesting manga ive ever read.   
Rating: N/A
by SAimNE
April 2nd, 2012, 9:20am
The fighting is a bit hard to take serious as the hero can kill just about anything with absolute ease if he wanted to.... not to mention being able to tele through defenses... basically just a giant godmod lol. Whats interesting is the character development, plot, comedy, and romance spread throughout the story. I always find myself hoping to see a new chapter of this every time i check recent updates. Surely not a title to pass up, and a manga that deviated from the average path in a splendid way.
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