KEY POINTS

  • "The Greatest Demon Lord" Episode 8 is airing Wednesday
  • The anime is based on the original story by Myōjin Katō
  • The episode will stream on Crunchyroll

The play, which is the main attraction of the ongoing school festival, begins in "The Greatest Demon Lord Is Reborn as a Typical Nobody" Episode 8. The upcoming episode is titled "The Mask is Laughing."

The official synopsis of Episode 8 reveals Ard, who is playing the Devil, suddenly remembers the decisive battle with the Evil God. Sylphy is portraying the Evil God in the play. She feels inferior and wonders if Lydia even needs her. In the meantime, Valvatos conveys Lydia's true intentions and allows her to fight freely.

In the last episode, Sylphy went on a rampage at the festival and was sent to the maid café. Elsewhere, Ard found a tree that was rumored to contain something sealed by the Great Sword King.

Back at the festival, Olivia announced that she would enter the Great Sword King tournament against Ard's wish.

"After accomplishing everything he could as king, the most powerful Demon Lord ever, Varvatos, is now bored. To spice things up a bit, he is reborn in the future as Ard Meteor. Not without first recalibrating his powers to be perfectly average," read the official synopsis of "The Greatest Demon Lord Is Reborn as a Typical Nobody" anime, as per Crunchyroll. "But there's no way he could have predicted that everyone in the modern world would be weak as hell, making him totally overpowering once again!" 

The cast of the anime includes Toshinari Fukamachi as Ard Meteor, Rie Takahashi as young Ard Meteor, Yuki Kaida as Lydia Beginsgate, Yui Ogura as Verda El Hazard, Wakana Maruoka as Ireena Litz de Olhyde, Takehito Koyasu as Alvarto Exex, Mie Sonozaki as Olivia vel Vine, Kohei Amasaki as Varvatos, Kenta Miyake as Lizer Bellphoenix, Hina Yomiya as Ginny Fin de Salvan and Ayaka Ohashi as Sylphy Marheaven.

The opening theme song of the anime is titled "Be My Friend!!!" and it is performed by Ayaka Ohashi. The closing theme, "Reincarnation," is by ChouChou.

"The Greatest Demon Lord Is Reborn as a Typical Nobody" Episode 8 will air Wednesday. Fans can watch the episode online on Crunchyroll. It will stream in Japanese with English subtitles. The original creator of the series is Myōjin Katō.

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