21 Best Anime Demons Series Till 2021

Anime Demons Series

We all know Demons are very bad creatures, but when these are from anime world they look so bad ass that you want to become like anime demons.

These Awesome Anime Demons have some short of supernatural powers and they also add some exciting touch to the story beyond our imagination.

Demons are a surprisingly staple part of anime! There are so many anime that have demons as atleast a part of them.

Making contracts to use their powers

Or

Making friends with demons to fight alongside them…

These Anime about demons will definitely let you have your pick with all the different kind of demons that you want!

21. Misfit at Demon High Academy

Misfit at Demon High Academy

The Demon King is reborn as a student of the Demon King Academy and needs to prove to everyone that he is the Demon King.

Well, what better way to do that with duels?

This incredibly overpowered protagonist absolutely destroys his enemies killing and resurrecting them over and over again using his magic.

Demons in this anime use various different forms of magic in order to show their potential at the Academy since it is one of the ways to make a good Demon King.

20. Tokyo Majin Gakuen Kenpucho

Tokyo Majin Gakuen Kenpucho

The one thing that made me watch this Anime was it’s genre; I just needed to see for myself whether this was really such a badass action Anime demons.

The story revolves about a group of youngsters. Each one of them having their respected influence, as they all have different strengths, weaknesses, powers and personalities.

  • Genres: Action, Horror, Supernatural, Drama, Martial Arts, Fantasy, School
  • Studios: AIC Spirits
  • Episodes: 27 / Two Seasons

Pitch : In the night of Tokyo, mysterious deaths involving the ‘Reborn Dead’ occur. Mysterious transfer student, Tatsuma Hiyuu, and delinquent student, Kyouichi Houraiji, fight these undead every night. They, along with the rest of their group, soon realize that a greater threat, that involves even more powerful demons, is near.

19. Devil Survivor 2 The Animation

 Devil Survivor 2

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 is a Tactical role-playing game in the Megami Tensei series developed by Atlus for the Nintendo DS. It is a sequel to the 2009 Nintendo DS role-playing game Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor.

  • Genres: Action, Anime Demons, Supernatural
  • Studios: Bridge
  • Episodes: 13

Pitch : Mysterious invaders called the Septentriones arrive in Japan and begin attacking the country on a Sunday. To fight back, the heroes in Devil Survivor 2 signed a pact with the devil to become the Thirteen Devil Messengers. The Septentriones show up at least once a day and you have a time limit of seven days to defeat them.

18.  Seisen Cerberus

 Seisen Cerberus

Seisen Cerberus is a Japanese role-playing mobile game released by GREE. The series has been adapted separately into both a manga, titled Seisen Cerberus: Mō Hitori no Eiyū, and an anime television series, titled Seisen Cerberus: Ryūkoku no Fatalite.

  • Genres: Adventure, Fantasy
  • Studios: Bridge
  • Episodes: 13

Pitch :  Seisen Cerberus follows 16-year-old Hiiro, who takes up a sword in order to avenge his parents’ death by killing the evil dragon Danguard.

17.  InuYasha

InuYasha

Inuyasha, also known as Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rumiko Takahashi.

  • Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Historical, Anime Demons, Supernatural, Magic, Romance, Fantasy
  • Studios:   Sunrise
  • Episodes: 193 / Two Seasons

Pitch : Although Inuyasha is known best for it’s romance, the anime is about so much more.

Inuyasha encapsulated the relationship between demons and humans and the fight between who should have power in a very all encompassing nature of the conflict.

Good, bad, neutral, the middle and so much more explored through this seemingly simple Isekai anime.

16. Twin Star Exorcists

Twin star exorcists

Twin Star Exorcists is a Japanese shōnen manga series written and illustrated by Yoshiaki Sukeno. The manga has been serialized in Shueisha’s Jump Square magazine since October 2013, with individual chapters collected into twenty-one tankōbon volumes as of March 2020.

  • Genres:  Action, Fantasy, Shounen, Supernatural, Anime Demons
  • Studios:  Studio Pierrot
  • Episodes: 50

Pitch : Rokuro is from a family of exorcists, but he’d rather be a singer, a soccer player or anything but an exorcist! He’s forced to own up to his own incredible potential when new arrival Benio stirs his competitive spirit.

But their rivalry gets a twist when they earn the prestigious title of “Twin Star Exorcists”—two supreme fighters fated to marry and birth the ultimate spiritual warrior!

15.  Ao no Exorcist

Ao no Exorcist

Blue Exorcist is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Kazue Katō. The manga has been serialized in Jump Square magazine by Shueisha since April 2009, with individual chapters collected into twenty-three tankōbon volumes as of February 20, 2020.

  • Genres:   Action, Anime Demons, Fantasy, Shounen, Supernatural
  • Studios:  A-1 Pictures
  • Episodes: 37 / Two Seasons

With blue flames, possessed people, prayer, religion, Satan, God and exorcism.

This one of the greatest examples of ‘The antagonistic character actually wanted to do something good but his way of doing things is so messed up that the entire world is put in danger because of his one wish.’

Also, if you have a charming true neutral mischievous school president added to the mix who is another demon in secret but is friends with the greatest exorcist in history, that makes things just that much more interesting, doesn’t it?

14. High School DxD 

High School DxD is a Japanese light novel series written by Ichiei Ishibumi and illustrated by Miyama-Zero.

  • Genres:  Comedy, Anime Demons, Ecchi, Harem, Romance, School
  • Studios: TNK
  • Episodes: 37 / Four Seasons

Pitch : The story follows Issei Hyodo, a dim-witted, lecherous second-year high school student who is killed by a girl on his first date ever. Issei is reincarnated as a devil, and from that day forward, he serves as an underling of Riasu, a high-level devil who is also the prettiest girl on Issei’s campus.

13. Shinmai Maou no Testament

Shinmai Maou no Testament

This is the closest harem to Highschool DxD that I’ve seen yet. That is a plus in my opinion although everyone seems to either hate or like this series.

The story is rather simplistic but overall interesting to see the relationships between the anime demons and hero clan. I think there is much more depth to be mined in future seasons.

  • Genres:  Action, Harem, Anime Demons, Romance, Ecchi, Fantasy
  • Studios:  Production IMS
  • Episodes: 12

Pitch : “Hey, you said you wanted a little sister, right?” First year highschool student, Toujo Basara, was suddenly asked by his father and fell into a state of panic. On top of that, the eccentric father told him he will be getting remarried. He then departed overseas after bringing Basara two beautiful step-sisters.

But Mio and Maria’s true forms are actually the newbie anime Demons Lord and a succubus!? Basara was almost entered into a master and servant contract with Mio, but a “reversed” contract was formed by mistake, and Basara is now the master!?

Moreover, Basara is being hit by one ecchi situation after another due to the contract, but Mio’s life is being pursued by other demon tribes and hero tribes! The most powerful contractor’s desire action drama begins!

12. Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou

Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou

A youth enters the Constant Magical Academy, determined to contribute to society by becoming part of his country’s highest order of magicians, though his aptitude test labels him a future demon king.

  • Genres:  Action, Harem, Comedy, Magic, Ecchi, Fantasy, School, Anime Demons
  • Studios: Artland
  • Episodes: 12

Pitch : Sai Akuto aims to become part of his country’s highest order of magicians and contribute to society as one of its clergy. On the day he is admitted into the Constan Magical Academy, his aptitude test predicts the following though: “Future Occupation … Devil King”.

Thus begins his difficult school life in which he is resented by the combative female class head, Hattori Junko, desired by a girl with mysterious powers, Soga Keena, and guarded by a beautiful female android, Korone.

11. Kyoukai no Kanata

Kyoukai no Kanata

Beyond the Boundary is a Japanese light novel series written by Nagomu Torii, with illustrations by Tomoyo Kamoi. The work won an honorable mention in the Kyoto Animation Award competition in 2011. Kyoto Animation has published three volumes since June 2012

  • Genres:  Slice of Life, Supernatural, Fantasy, Anime Demons
  • Studios: Kyoto Animation
  • Episodes: 12

Pitch : The dark fantasy follows a high school sophomore named Akihito Kanbara. Although the boy appears human, he is half youmu and invulnerable to wounds because he can heal quickly.

One day, Akihito meets freshman Mirai Kuriyama when it seems she is about to jump from the school rooftop. Mirai is isolated because of her ability to manipulate blood, which is unique even among members of the spirit world. Disturbing events begin to unfold after Akihito saves Mirai.

10. Blood Lad

Blood Lad

Blood Lad is a manga series created by Yuuki Kodama and serialized in Young Ace. The manga series has been licensed for distribution in English by Yen Press.

  • Genres: Action, Comedy, Anime Demons, Seinen, Supernatural, Vampire
  • Studios:  Brain’s Base
  • Episodes: 10

Pitch : Staz is the vampire boss of a section of the anime demons world, but he has little interest in human blood. He’s more infatuated with Japanese culture.

When he learns that Yanagi Fuyumi, a Japanese teenage girl, accidentally wanders into the demon city, he jumps to the occasion.

However, while Staz deals with an intruder on his turf, the oblivious Fuyumi is killed by a monster and becomes a wandering ghost. The disappointed Staz vows to her that he will find a way to bring Fuyumi back to life.

9.  Overlord

Overlord

Overlord is a dark fantasy anime based on its Japanese novel counterpart written by Kugane Maruyama. Season 1 of Overlord was a series of thirteen episodes that premiered in Summer 2015 and it covers the first three volumes of the light novels.

  • Genres:  Action, Game, Adventure, Supernatural, Magic, Fantasy, Anime Demons
  • Studios: Madhouse
  • Episodes: 26 / Two Seasons

Pitch : The story begins with Yggdrasil, a popular online game which is quietly shut down one day; however, the protagonist Momonga decides to not log out. Momonga is then transformed into the image of a skeleton as “the most powerful wizard.”

The world continues to change, with non-player characters (NPCs) begining to feel emotion. Having no parents, friends, or place in society, this ordinary young man Momonga then strives to take over the new world the game has become.

8. Medaka Box

Medaka Box

Medaka Box is a Japanese shōnen manga written by Nisio Isin and illustrated by Akira Akatsuki.

  • Genres:  Action, Comedy, Ecchi, Martial Arts, School, Shounen, Super Power, Anime Demons
  • Studios:  Gainax
  • Episodes: 24 / Two Seasons

Pitch : Medaka Kurokami, a charismatic and attractive first-year Hakoniwa Academy student who is elected Student Council President with 98% of the vote.

She institutes a suggestion box, and with the help with her childhood friend Zenkichi Hitoyoshi, addresses these requests in an unconventional manner

7. Nurarihyon no Mago

Nurarihyon no Mago

Yokai are various types of demons that have been written in ancient Japanese folklore.

Well, they exist and YOU have to be the one who takes the Yokai Clan one step further since you are from the blood line of the supreme commander.

Obviously, other people do not know of their existence but are hell bent on finding out if they exist or not. It’s up to you to now try and hide all the servant yokai in your house that insist on trying to help you in any matter whether linked to them or not.

This is one funny ride to go on.

  • Genres:  Action, Anime Demons, Shounen, Supernatural
  • Studios: Studio Deen
  • Episodes: 48 / Two Seasons

Pitch : Rikuo Nura, is 3 parts human and a quarter Demon, lives in a house of spirits with his grandfather, The current clan head of the Nura youkai. Rikou is set to be the next clan head, despit the fact he dilikes his demon side.

He soon come to terms with his demon blood and decides to take his position as young master of the Nura house. However there are those who will certainly not allow it to be easy.

6. Hataraku Maou-Sama!

anime demons Hataraku Maou-Sama!

The Devil Is a Part-Timer! is a Japanese light novel series written by Satoshi Wagahara, with illustrations by Oniku. ASCII Media Works has published the series in Japan, while Yen Press has published the series in North America.

  • Genres:   Comedy, Anime Demons, Supernatural, Romance, Fantasy
  • Studios:  White Fox
  • Episodes: 13

Pitch : Devil King Sadao is only one step away from conquering the world when he is beaten by Hero Emilia and forced to drift to the other world: modern-day Tokyo.

As “conquering the world” are the only skills the Devil King possesses—and are obviously unnecessary in his new situation—he must work as a freeter to pay for his living expenses!

5. Owari no Seraph

Owari no Seraph

Seraph of the End is a Japanese dark fantasy manga series written by Takaya Kagami and illustrated by Yamato Yamamoto with storyboards by Daisuke Furuya. It is published by Shueisha on Jump SQ and in English by Viz Media on Weekly Shonen Jump.

  • Genres: Action, Military, Supernatural, Drama, Vampire, Shounen
  • Studios: Wit Studio
  • Episodes: 24 / Two Seasons

Pitch : One day, a mysterious virus appeared on Earth which killed every infected human over the age of 13. At the same time, vampires emerged from the world’s dark recesses and enslaved mankind.

Enter Hyakuya Yuuichirou, a young boy, who along with the rest of the children from his orphanage, are treated as livestock by the vampires. Even in captivity, Yuuichirou dreams big. He dreams of killing vampires. He dreams of killing them all.

4.  Mob Psycho 100

Mob Psycho 100

Mob Psycho 100 is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by ONE. It began publication on Shogakukan’s Ura Sunday website in April 2012 and concluded in December 2017. It has been also available online on Shogakukan’s mobile app MangaONE since December 2014.

  • Genres: Action, Slice of Life, Comedy, Supernatural
  • Studios: Bones
  • Episodes: 25 / Two Seasons

Pitch : Kageyama Shigeo (a.k.a. “Mob”) is a 8th grader with psychic abilities. He could bend spoons and lift objects with his mind from a young age, but he slowly began to withhold from using his abilities in public due to the negative attention he kept receiving.

Now, the only thing he wants is to become friends with a girl in his class, Tsubomi. With his psychic “mentor” (who has no psychic powers), he continues his daily life, attempting to realize his purpose in life.

3. Densetsu no Yuusha no Densetsu

Densetsu no Yuusha no Densetsu

The Legend of the Legendary Heroes is a Japanese light novel series by Takaya Kagami, with illustrations by Saori Toyota, which was published by Fujimi Shobo in Dragon Magazine from February 20, 2002 to October 20, 2006, and has 11 volumes.

  • Genres: Action, Adventure, Magic, Fantasy, Shounen
  • Studios:  Zexcs
  • Episodes: 24

Pitch : Raina Lute is a lazy student of Roland Empire Royal Magician’s school. One day, Roland Empire goes to war against a neighboring country Estaboole, and he lost his classmates in the battle.

After the war, Lute sets out for a journey to search the relics of a “Legendary Hero” at Emperor Zion Astar’s command. And he finds out a deadly curse spreading the continent.

2. Beelzebub

Beelzebub

Beelzebub is a Japanese manga series about a first year student at a school for juvenile delinquents, written and illustrated by Ryūhei Tamura. This was followed by an anime television series which aired in Japan between January 9, 2011 and March 25, 2012.

  • Genres:  Action, Comedy, Anime Demons, Supernatural, School, Shounen
  • Studios:  Pierrot Plus
  • Episodes: 60

Pitch : A delinquent, Oga Tatsumi, finds himself as the chosen one to take care of baby Beel, son of the demon king. But Oga is not keen on the idea and intends to find someone else to take on the task.

1. Nanatsu no Taizai

Nanatsu no Taizai

Heavenly virtues come from angels.

Unnecessary inconveniences come from angels.

Deadly Sins come from..?

Demons!

Exactly!

These powerhouses each representing a deadly sin have demonic powers that are enough to make anykne tremble in fear.

It is a big BIG favour to the world that the only people they usually fight is their own team members who can actually do something against their other team members often wrecking havoc and destroying things as collateral damage, but hey it’s better than lost life, isn’t it?

  • Genres: Action, Adventure, Supernatural, Magic, Ecchi, Fantasy, Shounen
  • Studios: A-1 Pictures
  • Episodes: 41 / Two Seasons
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