FLOWER MOUND, TX – April 4, 2013 – FUNimation announced today that it has acquired the streaming rights for The Devil is a Part-Timer!, aka Hataraku Maou-sama!. This 13 episode series is from the studio behind Steins;Gate and Jormungand and from the director of Shuffle! and The Future Diary.
The Devil is a Part-Timer! will join the spring simulcast schedule along with Karneval. Series will premiere on Friday, April 5, 2013 at 1:30pm ET/ 2:30pm CT and the simulcast will air Fridays at 1:30pm ET/ 2:30pm CT on http://funimation.com
Plot Concept: Foiled by a hero when he’s inches away from conquering the world, the devil finds himself in modern-day Tokyo. With no real-world skills to speak of, the devil is forced to make ends meet flipping burgers at a fast food joint! To stall any further plans of world domination, the hero tracks the devil’s trail and takes on the lowly tasks of a telemarketer.