English Title: Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?!
Japanese Title: 私、能力は平均値でって言ったよね！ — Watashi, Nouryoku wa Heikinchi de tte Itta yo ne! — “I Said Make My Abilities Average!”
Illustrator: Itsuki Akata — 亜方逸樹
Translator: Diana Taylor
Genre: Comedy, Isekai, Fantasy
Original Run: May 2016 – ongoing
English Run: February 2017 – ongoing
Japanese Publisher: Earth Star Novel (Earth Star Entertainment)
English Publisher: Seven Seas
Volumes in Japanese: 13 (In Progress)(+1 Side Novel)
Volumes in English: 11 (In Progress)
Average Price Per Volume: Kindle $8 — Nook $9 — Paperback $14
Note: Volumes will release digitally first, and then physically a few months later.
- English Website — Japanese Website
- MAL Entry — Forum — Anime-Planet
- Baka Updates — LNDB.info — Novel Updates
Synopsis: When gifted student Kurihara Misato dies right after her high school graduation, she meets God and has a peculiar request: to make her abilities average in the next life. But few things–especially wishes–ever go quite as planned. As she navigates her new life as a ten-year-old girl in a magic-filled world, she realizes God has a unique definition of average!
Reviews of Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?!
- Manga Bookshelf: Vol 1 — Vol 2 — Vol 3 — Vol 4 — Vol 5 — Vol 6 — Vol 7 — Vol 8 — Vol 9 — Vol 10 — Vol 11
- Justus R. Stone: Vol 1
MAL Entry — 12 episodes. Aired October 2019 to December 2019
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