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'Oni no Kodomo wa Tsudanai desu': a new manga about teenage fatherhood and demons

Written by: Adrian Andulan

Published on: August 25, 2021 at 22:00 PHT (GMT+8)

The tale of a teenager and his newest unlikely friend, has just released its first chapter last August 16.

Oni no Kodomo wa Tsudanai desu | © AlphaPolis Co

The manga tells the story of Sakutaro Shimotsuki, a high school boy who entered a distant mountain with plans to die. Instead, he finds himself in an unusual circumstance after he accidentally breaks open a seal that has been keeping a demon trapped. Because the accident, the demon is released and tries to attack him. But it fails as the miasma around Sakutaro was so strong that the demon couldn't come close.

The two find themselves together as the demon child has no one to look after them, and Sakutaro is the only one who is aware of the demon being free. Left with no choice, he decides to take it upon himself to care for the creature. Thus starts a heartwarming tale of found family between a high school boy and a demon child.

"Oni no Kodomo wa Tsudanai desu" (鬼の子はさみしくたって平気だし) is a manga written by Ryorai Kei and published by AlphaPolis Co.

Source: Comic Natalie


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