Top 7 Anime like Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle
Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle is an anime manga series written and illustrated by Kagiji Kumanomata. It began publication in Shōgakukan’s weekly magazine Shūkan Shōnen Sunday on May 11, 2016. Since then, it has been collected into twenty-one tankōbon volumes.
The official synopsis of the series is: Princess Syalis is the beloved princess of the human world’s kingdom of Goodereste. Although she was kidnapped by a demon lord, her only concern is finding a good place to sleep in this castle. She, therefore, decides to spend the hours sleeping, but getting a good night’s rest turns out to be a lot of work! To fulfill her ambition, she begins by making a handmade pillow with the skin of her Teddy Demon guards and an “air cushion” from the magical Wind Shield.
The princess’s hapless demon guards soon discover that her captive expects to be treated like, well, a princess. The story begins with the Demon King, who wants to beat the Hero fairly, so he takes the Princess who was loved by the people from her, but she only cares about sleeping well in the Demon Castle.
If you’ve finished watching the Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle manga series and are looking for similar anime to watch, here are our top 7 recommendations. We’ve also included the trailer for each anime series so you don’t have to head over to YouTube and do it yourself. Enjoy watching!
1. As Miss Beelzebub Likes (Beelzebub-jou no Okinimesu mama)
Beelzebub is one of the seven princes of Hell. He betrayed God and was banished from Heaven for eternity. Then, he leads the kingdom of Pandemonium, where all former angels roam and work every single day of their immortal lives. A devil like him would give people chills at the mere mention of his name, but…What if Beelzebub is not as evil as initially thought? What if he has obsession with fluffy things? And what if Beelzebub is actually a woman?!
That is what new assistant Myurin discovers when he hire to serve Her Majesty Beelzebub. She may know exactly what to do to keep Pandemonium running like clockwork. But whenever she leaves the professionalism of the office, the girl needs some assistance in order to function like a normal devil.
As much as Myurin can’t stand being unprofessional, he is secretly obsessed with her adorable antics. And, his new job teaches him that everything is not exactly what it seems, especially with the other head devils of Pandemonium. Watch the official trailer of the anime series down below!
2. Tanaka-kun is Always Listless (Tanaka-kun wa Itsumo Kedaruge)
Tanaka Kyoji is a very listless teenager who can fall asleep anywhere – even whilst awake appears exhausted. He’s popular for his inattentiveness and his ability to fall asleep anywhere. Tanaka prays that each day will be as uneventful as the last. Thus, seeking to preserve his lazy lifestyle – however, he can by avoiding situations that require him to exert himself.
Along with his dependable friend Oota who helps him with tasks he is unable to accomplish. The lethargic teenager constantly deals with events that prevent him from experiencing the quiet and peaceful days he longs for. His chronic sleepiness means his best friend Ohta looks after him and frequently carries him from place to place. Tanaka notes that Ohta is actually a very caring person ideal for marriage. Watch the official trailer down below!
3. Himouto! Umaru-chan
Umaru Doma is a high school girl living with her older brother Taihei. At school, Umaru appears to be the ideal student with good looks, top grades and many talents. However, she transforms into a kid-sized layabout and spends time at home feeding her video game and food addiction, much to Taihei’s dismay. Watch the official trailer down below!
4. Laid-Back Camp (Yuru Camp)
Nadeshiko, a high school student who had moved from Shizuoka to Yamanashi, decides to see the famous, 1000 yen-bill-featured Mount Fuji. Even though she manages to bike all the way to Motosu, she’s forced to turn back because of worsening weather. Watch the official trailer down below!
5. Gugure! Kokkuri-san
Gugure! Kokkuri-san is an eccentric comedy center around the self-proclaim doll, Kohina Ichimatsu. Her uneventful life goes from plain to absurd when she summons a fox spirit by the name of Kokkuri-san. But contrary to popular belief, he is not the omniscient, answer-granting spirit from the legend anymore. Watch the official trailer down below!
6. Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun (Mairimashita! Iruma-kun)
The story follows Iruma Suzuki, a 14-year-old human boy who is to a demon by his lazy, selfish and neglectful parents. The demon, known as Sullivan, takes Iruma to the Demon World and officially adopts him as his grandson. Watch the trailer down below!
7. Machikado Mazoku – Anime like Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle
Dazed and confused, her mother reveals to her a dark family secret: her family is descended from a Dark Clan that was banished to live powerless and destitute by their mortal enemies, the magical girls of the Light Clan. Watch the trailer down below!
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