In the manga, Daimaou is an agreeable magician with the appearance of a rock-and-roll singer and is a great manga fan. He is the father of Heihachi and is later revealed to be the birth father of Seravy. In the concluding chapters of the manga, he takes in a despondent Riiya and teaches Riiya seduction techniques he can use to win Chacha back. In the anime, Daimaou is the story's antagonist, a demon who wishes to conquer the land and devastate it. A long time ago, Daimaou turned the King and Queen to stone statues. The father of the King, Grand King Genius, sacrificed himself to trap Daimaou inside the castle using a barrier of crystals that formed a spirit shield. Daimaou has to send his minions to do his nasty works for him