English Title: By the Grace of the Gods
Japanese Title: 神達に拾われた男 — “Kami-tachi ni Hirowareta Otoko”
Illustrator: Ririnra — “りりんら”
Translator: Mana Z.
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
Original Run: September 2017 – ongoing
English Run: February 2020 – ongoing
Japanese Publisher: HJ Novels (Hobby Japan)
English Publisher: J-Novel Club
Volumes in Japanese: 9 (In Progress)
Volumes in English: 5 (In Progress)
Average Price Per Volume: Kindle $8 – iBook $8 – Kobo $8
Note: Also available to read online through a J-Novel Club subscription. This series is currently digital-only.
- English Website — Japanese Website
- MAL Entry — Forum — Anime-Planet
- Baka Updates — LNDB.info — Novel Updates
Synopsis: Under the protection of the gods, a relaxed life with slimes in another world begins! One day, the life of middle-aged Japanese businessman Ryoma Takebayashi came to a rather sudden and disappointing end. Ryoma had never had a blessed life, but after his death, three great gods sought his cooperation and reincarnated him as a child in another world with swords and magic! Receiving a most cordial and divine welcome from the gods, Ryoma decides to live leisurely on his own in the forest for the time being. Working diligently at magic and hunting, Ryoma’s greatest passion comes to be researching his tamed slimes?! Training a variety of slimes (some newly discovered), the curtain rises on this easygoing life fantasy celebrating a second life with kind people in another world!
Reviews of By the Grace of the Gods
- Manga Bookshelf: Vol 1 — Vol 2
- That Man & His Manga: Vol 1
- Anime News Network (Theron Martin): Vols 1-3
MAL Entry Announced. In production. No release date yet.
MAL Entry — Publication: November 2017 – Ongoing (No English Publisher)
If you liked By the Grace of the Gods, you might also want to try…
- I’ve Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level — relaxed life, blessed by gods, slime
- In Another World With My Smartphone — powerful MC, relaxed life
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