Seijo no Maryoku wa Bannou desu

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Sei, a 20 year old office worker, was summoned to a different world after finishing her overtime work. But the person who had summoned her looked at her face and said, “This is not the Saint”. Is this neglect play!?

Sei left the royal palace and concealed her saint title. She started working at a laboratory where she made potions and cosmetics. She used her magic to grant people’s requests and slowly people began suspecting that she was a saint…

Can Sei enjoy her slow dreamy different world life without her saint title being found out?!

Associated Names
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The Power of the Saint is All Around
The Saint's Magic Ability is Omnipotent
聖女の魔力は万能です
Related Series
The Power of the Saint is All Around (Light Novel)
Recommendations
Heibon na Watashi wa Tonikaku Hibon (2)
Dragon Life (2)
The Elf Is a Freeloader (2)
Extraordinary – Ordinary – Soap! (2)
Isekai de “Kuro no Iyashi Te” tte Yobarete Imasu (LN) (2)
Common Sense of a Duke’s Daughter (2)

Latest Release

Date Group Release
08/20/18 CloudyTL c53
08/17/18 CloudyTL c52
08/12/18 CloudyTL c51
08/10/18 CloudyTL c50
08/05/18 CloudyTL c49
08/03/18 CloudyTL c48
07/30/18 CloudyTL extra 14
07/28/18 CloudyTL c47
07/22/18 CloudyTL c46
07/21/18 CloudyTL c45
07/16/18 CloudyTL c44
07/08/18 CloudyTL c43
07/01/18 CloudyTL c42
06/24/18 CloudyTL extra 13
06/17/18 CloudyTL extra 12
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arashi-chan12
arashi-chan12 rated it
July 27, 2016
Status: c3
Honestly I don't know why this has such a low rating.

It's not even past 10 chapters yet, you haters. There's not enough content to judge.

That being said I rate it a 5 to balance out a little. There's no reason to be spiteful and rate it a 1, jeez. Support the translators a little, Rie is just trying to learn Japanese.

About the story itself, well, it starts out pretty generic. Lady summoned together with cute girl and gets ignored by Prince. Reminds me of Heibon, but unlike Heibon the people... more>> around her aren't complete arseholes and she continues to stay at the royal castle as a researcher/pharmacist where she creates slightly more effective potions due to her Saint power. As its only chapter 3 so far it's hard to get a good feel on it but it could be going down a route where she creates miracle cures or becomes a legendary alchemist or such. It's too soon to judge, but we'll just have to wait and see. <<less
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Cryarc
Cryarc rated it
September 11, 2016
Status: c24
A nice relaxing story, though the beginning reminds me of +a no tachiichi where the maiden chosen by her attractive look and the one who deemed not pretty enough being abandoned almost made me feel repulsed (in +a no tachiichi the MC is being abused extremely bad because she's thought to be an extra, with ALL of the characters are assholes even the supposed to be meh love interest, or even her friend from school), fortunately it was a false alarm.

Glad that the MC in this series is a girl... more>> who is having a rather reasonable personality, she can fend herself just fine and she knows full well how to speak her anger/protests when she's being treated badly (again in comparison with +a no tachiichi where the MC just accept the abuses and pretends being fine while the readers can read her inner monologue that she's actually very depressed.)

There are romance in this series, the sweet and innocent type. The interaction between the MC and the love interest is nice to see. As usual of shoujo genre, there are one or two guys so far who fall for her, luckily there's no annoying rivalry plot between the guys. They don't disturb each others attempt to approach the MC or planning some annoying schemes to put the rival at disadvantage like the one's often depicted in childish mellodramatic shoujo stories. They simply treated her nicely and let her choose to approach the one she prefer more. Yeah it lacks conflict, but superficial conflicts sometimes too annoying and grating to read so a rather laid back and down to earth romance depiction like this feels like a breath of fresh air.

So far the characters are nice guys with the exception of the first prince, though you don't need to worry since he only met the MC once in the very beginning of the series. So far he doesn't have any futher impact to the MC's life. <<less
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Ai chan
Ai chan rated it
August 9, 2017
Status: c13
As of chapter 13, I have no idea why there are 15 people giving it a valuation of '1'.

While I admit, it's certainly not the most awesome or inspiring story, it is not bad. Not bad at all.

Let's go with the negatives first

Just like every isekai story, there's a certain measure of wish fulfillment in this story. It's not a lot, but it is obvious. The protagonist is simply someone who has 100% success rate, except for those beyond her abilities at the time. But this isn't really a problem... more>> to me. It's no different from a Level 10 alchemist mixing a Level 5 potion, I've played enough MMORPGs as a crafter that this doesn't bother me.

She is too capable, which ties to the above. She simply can do everything she wants to do better than others and there's no explanation why, yet. I'm not saying she can kill demons that nobody can kill and win at low level. She doesn't fight anyone at all, she's a pharmacist and cook, but her creations are better than everyone elses. I'm assuming this is probably because maybe she's the 'true' saint, but I'm waiting for the explanation.

Lack of depth. Anyone who read it can tell that there's not much detail in the composition. However, if you consider that this is an early webnovel and is a draft, not a final product, this flaw is easily forgiven.

Now the positives.

The protagonist is an old maid, around 25 years old. She's been working long hours for years and looked sickly when she was first summoned. Over time, she became healthier and even got a romance development with the 3rd Knight captain. She acts like a 25 year old virgin and I believe the author portrayed her innocence pretty well. I'd prefer if there's a little more details, but since it's a webnovel, I don't mind it that much.

There is no betrayal flag for the foreseeable future. While the novel did start with something like a betrayal, in which the 1st prince didn't even address her, the protagonist proved to be not a pushover. The actions of the king and ministers are also logical, as they wouldn't betray her because she's probably their saviour. This is cool with me. Frankly all the betrayal stories have gotten far too ridiculous these days.

The story is simple. It doesn't give you extreme emotions, and that's cool with me. I rarely read webnovels to feel anger, so this is totally cool in my book. It's an easy read, no mess, no heavy stuff. It's simply rosy, mushy stuff. It's like a teddy bear.

If one is to compare it with any well-known isekai novels, I'd say it's something like Mushoku Tensei, without the hardships, tragedy and perverted protagonist. It's still too early to say anything else.

Why I gave it 5 despite the flaws? Because I really enjoyed it, and that's all that matters to me. <<less
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PuddingStick
PuddingStick rated it
July 26, 2016
Status: c3
Female protagonist gets double summoned with another girl and is skipped over. I feel like I've read the premise before but I can't remember where. Either way this novel so far seems to be interesting as it is different from all of the big-cheaty-summoned-to-another-world novels. The MC doesn't have any big cheats as of yet and the character itself isn't obnoxious. I'm happy to read more.
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AC253
AC253 rated it
May 8, 2017
Status: c6
My reviews usually contain minor spoilers, even when I unintentionally try to avoid them. As always, please skim or skip my review if you'd want a fresh perspective on this novel. This may or may not be subject to change, but I'm definitely going to check out the LN version later as well.

I'd also like to mention that my review and rating is based on my own opinions and thoughts. I've seen the other reviews trashing "haters" and those who are giving this a low rating because of the translation... more>> quality, and I'd like to mention that this is common to any novel out there. If the translation is bad, then of course the ratings would be lower. That said, I highly respect translators and am thankful for their work nonetheless, especially since my problems with this novel aligns more with the story itself and has NOTHING to do with the translation quality.

As other reviewers have stated, this is very, very bland. It follows the common trope of isekai stories with nothing particularly interesting thrown into the mix (unlike +a no tachiichi, which I had enjoyed despite its faults and the rushed ending). Sure, there's interesting events here and there, and sure, the protagonists isn't hatable. Unfortunately, the way event progresses are written in a way that makes me feel as if I'm reading a summary of each chapter. I can't emotionally connect to anything.

All in all, this is a simple day-to-day slice-of-life type of story. I don't see an overarching plot, which isn't always needed, but it's rather boring overall. Honestly, I think I'd prefer reading something I can hate on rather than something that I feel like I have an obligation to finish through. Despite my low ratings, I'm sure there are many who would enjoy this. Try it if you like the isekai genre and would rather read something relaxing than stimulating. <<less
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Mintzu
Mintzu rated it
August 3, 2016
Status: c3
I actually wanted to review once there are more chapters but since there are so many 1☆ rating...

The premise might be similar to another novel in which the MC got summoned together with another girl and the people viewes her as uselles but seeing as there are only 3 chapters translated, let's wait a bit more for the story to develop :3

Edit: some people might not be satisfied with the translation quality but hey, how about helping with the translation/editing instead of giving low rating?
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mllhild
mllhild rated it
April 17, 2018
Status: c29
Really fun to read and the translation quality is good.

It has the Josei problem, like the Shounen one, of too many handsome man which makes the cast some what undistinguishable one from another if you were to think in form of appearance. Fortunately the author uses their jobs and not their names, so I mostly forgot how they were described and my image of them comes from their title+behavior.

The MCs behavior is nice and realistic considering her age and life.

I recommend it if you want something nice relaxed to read
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tallrice
tallrice rated it
December 19, 2016
Status: c14
This author has a lot of potential. Particularly, I like her side character perspectives and her culture shock details. The chapters read fairly well too and she introduces fairly well rounded characters.

However, there are just too many issue: the overall plot is nothing new in JP web novels. In fact, there's a bit of a hodgepodge of different ideas: status screens and OP character traits, modest researcher girl and a handsome noble-captain romance, introducing new cultural ideas (food) from modern Japan, an almost 19th century Dutch cityscape beside medieval castles... more>> (not that that's abnormal in JP fiction...). It's really easy to lose the flow of the plot. Judging by the progressively longer periods between releases by the author, I have a feeling she's getting a bit lost too.

I hope she starts a new novel, since I feel with a bit more planning, she could write a pretty good novel! <<less
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sagacity
sagacity rated it
November 10, 2017
Status: c14
I thought I made a review of this aleready but I guess not.

A very relaxing read, really. It has a weak start and the events seems rushed but its fine if you just lazily enjoy the story. There are a lot of cut scenes (I mean not in the story at all, that I feel should be there) and yet its fine just the way it is. The story is really easy going all around. Too bad, seems like this is going to be dropped, at the rate its getting... more>> updated, sighs*. <<less
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Sherrynity
Sherrynity rated it
July 21, 2017
Status: c9
I also read the translated light novel (published) version, so I can say this for sure; the web novel version is a simple soft-boiled egg, while the light novel version is an omelette rice seasoned with spices and served with savory home-made tomato sauce. I stopped reading this one because it feels... crude, and lacking in depth.

I won't say it's bad, but I can't note any notable part where I feel like saying "ah this is good", so for now I'll just give it 3-4 stars.
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Mirrordragon
Mirrordragon rated it
September 20, 2017
Status: --
Interesting novel. I am having fun reading it so far. It's not a regular emotional roller-coaster and the characters are being developed very well, so it's quite refreshing and interesting to read. I want to read more but sadly I can't understand Japanese and the translators that work well for Chinese don't do the same for Japanese.

I wanted to ask if anyone has read the RAWS? I want to know if she has told or has been found out to be the Saint yet? I am really curious, so please... more>> help! <<less
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