POPTV announces release date for Filipino-dubbed “How Not to Summon a Demon Lord”


POP TV Philippines announced on Friday that the Filipino-dubbed version “How Not to Summon a Demon Lord” will premiere on video-on-demand platform this February.

The series will be available starting on Wednesday, February 3.


A trailer was also uploaded to the POPTV Philippines Facebook page.

How Not to Summon a Demon Lord is based on a light novel series written by Yukiya Murasaki and illustrated by Takahiro Tsurusaki.

It tells the story of Takuma Sakamoto, a secluded gamer who gets sucked into the world of his favourite game, Cross Reverie with the appearance of his own character in the game, the Demon Lord Diablo. There, the two girls who summoned him cast a spell on him to enslave him. However, Takuma has a skill from Cross Reverie that reflects the magic back onto the girls, enslaving them to his will instead!

POP TV is described as a mass market Video-on-Demand service that offers users a wide variety of local language content at an affordable price. The POP TV app is available on Google Playstore and Apple App store.

The site is also streaming other anime titles like “Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma”“My Hero Academia” and “How Heavy are the Dumbbells You Lift?”