The Devil's Spice

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Akuma no Koumiryou or The Devil's Spice is an original light novel written and illustrated by Kanda Hikaru and edited by Kyle Tolray.

Story Synopsis

What does it mean to be fair?

Ageha, chef by day and cyborg assassin by night, kills to confirm his answer to that question.

After taking out one of the richest and most powerful men in Japan, he finds Kaika, the victim’s prodigy daughter, seeking him out, not for revenge, but for her own dangerous ambitions.

The deceptive and mischievous teen offers the young man a deal he cannot refuse.

Ageha needs to juggle restaurant kitchen politics, his own bloodlust, and his new moonlighting job.

Kaika has her hands full orchestrating corporate backchanneling while trying to keep a leash on her incredibly capable, perhaps too capable, new employee.

With life and death on the line, the dubious alliance between these two broken individuals leads to-


“Don’t spoil the meal! We haven’t even served the first course!”


  • 25 February 2018: Volume 6 Chapter 01 has been uploaded.
  • 04 July 2016: Volume 5 Chapter 15 and Epilogue have been uploaded. Volume 5 is officially complete.
  • 01 April 2016: Volume 5 Chapter 00 (April Fools Joke) has been uploaded.
  • 18 December 2015: Volume 4 PDF has been uploaded.
  • 06 July 2015: Volume 3 is now fully edited by Kyle Tolray. PDF of edited version is uploaded.
  • 17 December 2014: The Devil's Spice imported to Baka-Tsuki.

Series Information

  • Genre: Action, Comedy, Tragedy, Psychological, Cyberpunk, Quasi-Harem
  • Author: Kanda Hikaru
  • Illustrator: Kanda Hikaru
  • Editor: Kyle Tolray
  • Volumes: 6
  • Series Status: Ongoing

Format Standards

Every chapter (after editing) must conform to the general format guidelines.


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The Devil's Spice by Kanda Hikaru

Volume 1 - The Devil's Spice (Full Text / Wordpress / PDF)

Volume 2 - Winter Storm (Wordpress / PDF)

Volume 3 - Monster's Den (Wordpress / PDF)

Volume 4 - Festival of Rivals (Wordpress / PDF)

Volume 5 - A Hero's End (Wordpress)

Volume 6 - Blizzard's Peak (Wordpress)

Project Staff


Kanda Hikaru


Kyle Tolray




Project Status

Project Status: Ongoing