Parents' Guide to

My Daemon

By Danae Stahlnecker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Kindness over cruelty in violent sci-fi with fear, language.

TV Netflix Anime 2023
My Daemon TV poster: A young boy holds a small dog-like monster to his chest

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Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 12+

A really fantastic series, my 8 year old is not quite ready for it yet (she does some PG-13 films and is generally OK woth fantast violence, but the graphic violence in this anime is a bit too much for her age group. Very touching adventure story with friendship and understanding as the core with beautifully conceptualized creatures ("daemons"). I can't wait to watch it again with my daughter when she is a little bit older!
age 2+

My Daemon is amazing, a must watch!!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (1 ):

This action-packed sci-fi anime reminiscent of a grittier Digimon Adventures is a gripping story despite sometimes being simplistic and predictable. The fast pace and straightforward dialogue make My Daemon a little cheesy, but Kento's sincerity, Anna's loyalty, and the hope for the two to succeed make it a show worth investing in. Kento's persistent goodness is an encouraging contrast to the intense violence and thoughtless cruelty. As the stakes ramp up and Kento learns about just how complex the world is, the themes of justice and non-violence become even more important.

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