The Ryuo's Work is Never Done! (りゅうおうのおしごと!, Ryūō no Oshigoto!) is a Japanese light novel series written by Shirow Shiratori and illustrated by Shirabi. SB Creative have released twelve volumes since 2015 under their GA Bunko label. A manga adaptation with art by Kogetaokoge has been serialized in Square Enix's seinen manga magazine Young Gangan since 2015, and has been collected in four tankōbon volumes. An anime television series adaptation by Project No.9 premiered on January 8, 2018 and ran for 12 episodes to March 26, 2018.
The story revolves on a teenage boy named Yaichi Kuzuryuu who happens to be the strongest shogi player in history, holding the top title of “Ryuo” (Dragon King). One fateful day, a shogi-loving elementary student, Ai Hinatsuru, appears before him claiming that he promised to be her master.
- Light novel