All posts tagged: the devil is a part timer

5 Hidden Gems Available For Streaming On AnimeLab

Madman’s streaming service AnimeLab is only a little over a year old but it sports a catalogue of series that is not only filled with titles currently airing in Japan but also a plethora of hidden gems of the past. While the current ongoing seasons of anime are always very exciting, sometimes there are some lesser known or previously overlooked series that are shining brightly waiting for you to discover them. These are a few of the special hidden gems streaming on AnimeLab: Robotics;Notes From the team behind hit series Steins;Gate (which is also available on AnimeLab), Robotics;Notes follows a group of friends as they attempt to build a robot. It’s a simple premise that is underpinned by a complex government conspiracy plot involving a precised solar flare induced apocalyptic cataclysm, not unlike Steins;Gate’s deeper story beneath its intriguing time travel premise. While Steins;Gate is highly regarded and considered by many a modern classic, Robotics;Notes didn’t quite receive the same fanfare for reasons I cannot begin to fathom. Robotics;Notes is a delightful science adventure in the …

‘The Devil is a Part Timer’ Review

Comedy is subjective. What one person finds hilarious, another may not even crack a smirk at. With that said it almost goes without saying that anime comedy is largely hit and miss especially with Westerners. The cultural divide creates a lot of barriers for humour to be understood and for jokes to land, but there are an elite few anime that destroy all cultural boundaries and prove to be objectively a good laugh irregardless of the audience. The Devil is a Part Timer is one of those anime series. So how does this part time Devil strike up comedic gold? What’s so funny about the Devil getting a part time job? The Devil is a Part Timer comes from White Fox studio, the very same people who brought us the modern classic that is Steins;Gate. While stylistically and story wise these two series have next to nothing in common, comedically they both follow a rather simple formula with universal appeal. The comedy is relatable and it is always underlined by genuine sentiment. It is something …

‘The Devil is a Part Timer’ gets a job at AnimeLab, streaming now

In a rather unprecedented turn of events, Siren Visual have in collaboration with Madman Entertainment, begun streaming an anime series on Madman’s AnimeLab streaming service. What anime series might that be you ask? Well it is none other than the hilarious supernatural comedy The Devil is a Part Timer. Siren Visual of course hold the license to distribute The Devil is a Part Timer and in conjunction with Madman, the series is now streaming in both English and Japanese language on AnimeLab here. The Devil is a Part Timer follows the exploits of an exiled Demon King who takes up a part time job at MgRonalds in order to make ends meet. This collaborative effort between Madman and Siren Visual looks to be the beginning of a major partnership, with potential for more Siren Visual licensed anime to have a streaming home in AnimeLab. Stay tuned for more information on this partnership as it comes to light. For now be sure to check out the hilarious anime that is The Devil is a Part Timer …