English Title: The Unwanted Undead Adventurer
Japanese Title: 望まぬ不死の冒険者 — “Nozomanu Fushi no Boukensha”
Author: Yu Okano
Translator: Shirley Yeung
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Action
Original Run: October 2017 – ongoing
English Run: May 2018 – ongoing
Japanese Publisher: Overlap
English Publisher: J-Novel Club
Volumes in Japanese: 3 (In Progress)
Volumes in English: 2 (In Progress)
Average Price Per Volume: Kindle $7 – iBook $7 – Kobo $7
Note: Also available to read online through a J-Novel Club subscription. This series is currently digital-only.
Synopsis: Rentt Faina, a twenty-five-year-old adventurer, has been hacking away at monsters for a decade. However, without much talent for the job, Rentt finds himself stuck hunting Slimes and Goblins for meager amounts of coin every day. Little does he know, all this is about to change when he comes across a seemingly undiscovered path in the Labyrinth of the Moon’s Reflection. What awaits him at the end of the path, however, is neither treasure nor riches, but a legendary dragon that wastes no time swallowing him whole! Waking up a short time later, Rentt finds himself not quite dead, but not very alive either— He is nothing more than a pile of bones! Armed with nothing but his trusty sword, tool belt, and ghoulish new looks, Rentt sets off on his quest as a newly reborn Skeleton to achieve Existential Evolution, hoping to one day return to civilization with a more human form. Will Rentt succeed, or will the labyrinth consume him for the rest of his un-death…?
MAL Entry — Published November 2017 – ongoing (Japan Only)
If you liked The Unwated Undead Adventurer, you might also want to try…
- That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime — main character is a monster, fantasy, adventure
- Overlord — main character is a monster, fantasy, adventure
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