Holy Knight Tale is the ninth episode of the How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord series. It aired on August 30, 2018.
Edelgard reappears and offers Diablo a way to extract the demon lord Krebskrum from Rem's body without killing her. Meanwhile, rumors of a demon lord in Faltra brings Saddler, a ruthless and powerful Paladin, to the city.
In Order of Appearance
Differences from the Light Novel
- The being who is in collusion with Alicia is kept hidden.
- It is shown what Saddler did to the town instead of just speaking of it.
- The events in Castle Grandoise is shortened.
- Alicia's meeting with her parents is moved to the next episode as just a memory.
- Alicia's meeting with the king is moved to the next episode as just a memory.
- Saddler did not intrude on the meeting.
- Lumachina is named while in the original light novel her identity isn't known until Volume 4 and is instead just referred to in the gender-neutral term as the "head priest".
- Diablo, Rem, Shera, and Edelgard are not intruded upon by bandits whom Edelgard killed moments later.
- The encounter with Saddler in Pointy Ears is moved to a random street.