My Noble Family is Headed For Ruin, So I May As Well Study Magic In My Free Time

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“Young Master? Is something the matter, Young Master?”

“……Eh?”

Someone was tugging on my sleeve.

After getting this dizzy feeling for a second like right before you doze off, the scene around me came into view.

“Eh?”

This “Eh?” was a different “Eh?” than the previous one.

It meant… Why am I here?

I looked around.

It seemed like some kind of banquet hall in a mansion somewhere.

There were a bunch of people around, apparently having a party.

Somehow I’m here, even though just a second ago I was getting drunk at home after work…… That’s what it meant.

“Eeeeeh!?”

This third “Eh” was spoken in a much louder tone of voice.

That was because I’d looked down at my body, and then held my hands up in front of my face.

I’m…… a child?

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Botsuraku yotei no kizokudakedo, himadattakara mahō o kiwamete mita
SMFT
Study Magic in My Free Time
没落予定の貴族だけど、暇だったから魔法を極めてみた
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05/29/20 Asada Translations c43
05/29/20 Asada Translations c42
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05/20/20 Asada Translations c39
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05/09/20 Asada Translations c30
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FearFire
New FearFire rated it
May 24, 2020
Status: c39
Starts off okay then very quickly becomes the just hand everything to the MC and have him face 0 challenges it's just meh translator and editor notes are the highlight of the chapters lol
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DimaShishandra
New DimaShishandra rated it
May 20, 2020
Status: c36
It's a bit slow isekai with it's own vibe/flavor. At the start his experiments are a bit boring but not too annoying.

If you keep in mind that he really likes magic and want to be stable from financial point of view (not as villager but as rich person) he is rather logical

MC is a bit too lucky so I'm concerned that story will have too much plot aromr in later chapters
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MisterSteak
MisterSteak rated it
February 25, 2020
Status: c1
[I am the translator for this. You'll find my version under the group Asada Translations (once it's approved). I normally would've just continued from chapter 4, except that other person's "translation" is literally unintelligible. I'm not even exaggerating, check it out after reading my properly translated version.]

So, this webnovel is the latest in a loooong string of shitty isekais by this author. So, like, don't expect anything mindblowing lol. But I have a feeling, or maybe just a naive hope, that this has the potential to be entertaining shit.... more>> Also, there's no bullsh*t "cheat" mechanic, s*upidly unbalanced videogame stats, or creepy s*x stuff, which sets it apart from like 90% of webnovels. I ain't even wrong though lol.

Maybe it'll actually be good though. Either way, I'll be translating it. No matter how bad it gets, I won't drop it, so neither should you. <<less
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kyu2000
kyu2000 rated it
April 4, 2020
Status: v1c5
Interesting. The story is commonplace. An middle-aged man take possession of a young body. The youngster is the enesime son of a noble family. Common, no? He learns magic fast, almost like a cheat. Common, no? So what is so interesting so I would give 4 stars and not 2 or 3 for a common story? THE COMMENTS !!!!!!! The translator do comments after each chapter. The common sense of a reader is here - what happened? to where this will go? what you hope happens? Don´t let this out...... more>> it would turn your experience poorer. <<less
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tyes77
tyes77 rated it
March 1, 2020
Status: c20
It's a pretty common isekai where person transfers over and he is unnaturally talented in magic. Nothing really sticks out as bad aside from his magic method which is unheard of since others never really thought to use magic in business which is really strange. Another bad point is the MC seems really carefree and doesn't have any motivation/ambition at all so be aware that the novel is mostly slice of life. Best thing I'd compare this to is death March.
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Twig Encina
Twig Encina rated it
May 12, 2020
Status: c33
The writing walks on the fine line between repeating things over and over again or not explaining how something works at all, but its not that there is nothing happening.

You are stuck with a repeated comment being shoved to you or the MC just forgetting something that happened in the same chapter without that much plot going on to explain his slip.
He is getting an education... kinda... as a magician so you might expect him to be knowledgeable on the topic even if he lacks common sense... Nah, you... more>> see the MC being ignorant over stuff that could be inferred even if you aren't familiar with it. There is not much else to say... Core cliches in place, the MC is not only dense he is even dumb, he gets some girls as companions out of nowhere, blablabla. The novel is ok, if you like the genre it can be used as bulk that it's just there..... but you should do other stuff...
The translation is better than the novel itself.... He/She sometimes feels like he also dislikes the writing that the author uses to some extent.
I would advice against this novel. Yet I do read it.... <<less
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Redmi
Redmi rated it
March 19, 2020
Status: c10
A lowly-educated middle-aged man from a backward Third World country got transmigrated to a fantasy world that has magic, into the body of the fifth son of a high-ranked noble. MC promptly found out about the said magic, and started to learn them. MC apparently is really talented with magic. And actually, nothing really happened yet.

The only interesting thing about this novel is the absolute fact that the MC isn't from Japan. So, if you want to see how a Japanese author wrote about a non-JP MC (highly likely African)... more>> doing his thing in a fantasy world, then this novel is for you.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ purely because of the MC former nationality back then on Earth. <<less
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Airojab
Airojab rated it
May 16, 2020
Status: c10
What s*upidity did I just read ? Instead of doing anything he just summons a spirit and has them do things and thats his magic ? Fine I get the elements part but don't get the way its used here, it just beats the point of actually learning any other magic just summon the elements and have them do it. The MC knows a lot of things but doesn't even know what prime numbers are ? Going further hes in backward magic world and is still thinking on how he's... more>> going to survive, By survive I mean financially. (-_-)

The MC is different from the original host and nobody even felt he's acting different, that seems just a bit too sad. <<less
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Luneder
Luneder rated it
May 10, 2020
Status: c32
This novel is basically Hachinan tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! With 90% less political talk.

below is a comparison of the two.

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Spoiler

In Hachinan tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! The MC is the son of low rank failing noble house the same as this novel.

Both are also so far down the line they are not even in position to inherit the house.

Both are super talented in magic and meet a master in the woods near their mansion.

Both use their magic to make stuff secretly for money like salt.

Both had their fathers try to defeat a dragon in the the forest in their territory but fail.

Both become adventurers then gain a higher rank of nobility than their parents without doing much.

Both have a jealous older brother who does something s*upid that the MC's have to clean up.

I can keep going but you get the jist, they are the same novel but some rewording.

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