Thread: Licensed Hataraku Maou-sama!
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Old 2013-04-22, 10:22   Link #655
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Originally Posted by Chaos2Frozen View Post
Yeah for some reason, Anime likes their Maou to be good guys.

Western fantasy stories are more straight forward- 'Evil Gods/Demons/Kings' are evil.
It's really more like Japan finally caught on to the fact that the straight Evil Demon Lord archetype is overused especially in the realm of fantasy stories and games (something which Japan loves way too much), and so now they can do something different by having the Maou's actually be misunderstood good guys instead.
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