Publisher Square Enix issued a press release announcing that the manga adaptation of “Maou Gakuin no Futekigousha” (“The Misfit of Demon King Academy”) light novel will go on an indefinite hiatus. According to the statement, the serialization was suspended because of the author’s declining health. Haruka Kaya will now concentrate on their recovery.
Also, you can check out the official press release below:
What’s more, Haruka Kaya themself said that they are to concentrate on the treatment of pancreatic cancer that they’ve been suffering from since 2019. They were happy that even though the updates were irregular, they were allowed to continue working on the manga. The artist hopes to work on the series in any way after recovery.
What is The Misfit of Demon King Academy
In case you didn’t know what “The Misfit of Demon King Academy” is about, you can read the synopsis below:
Anos, the Demon King of Tyranny, has defeated humans, spirits, and gods alike. But even demon kings get tired of all the fighting sometimes! Hoping for a more peaceful life, Anos decides to reincarnate himself. When he wakes two thousand years later, though, he finds the world has become too peaceful–his descendants have grown weak and magic is in serious decline. Intending to reclaim his rightful place, he enrolls in Demon King Academy, where he finds that his magical power is off the charts. Literally. And because they can’t measure his power, the faculty and other students regard Anos as a misfit. With the support of Misha, the one student he manages to befriend, the misfit (Demon King) begins his climb up the demon ranks!
(Source: Square Enix Manga & Books)
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