Tensei Shite Inaka de Slowlife wo Okuritai

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The protagonist, Inaka Yuuji, was run over by a truck because his awareness was dulled from overworking.

“Ahー, with this I don’t have to work so much anymore. I want to spend my next life leisurely……” was the wish Yuuji blurted out. He met God and it was decided that he will be reincarnated in the countryside of the otherworld. He became Alfred Slowlet, 2nd son of a countryside noble. Will he be able to enjoy and leisurely spend his slow life in the countryside?

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I Want to Live a Slow Life in the Countryside After Reincarnation
転生して田舎でスローライフをおくりたい
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Reincarnated as a Villager ~ Strongest Slow-life (1)
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27 Reviews


Ultrabenosaurus
Ultrabenosau
Feb 26, 2017
Status: c22
I quite enjoyed this at the beginning, but I can't read any further. SunsetChaos said in their review "... just a happy and fun childhood. It's exactly as it's described, so no one should be complaining." but I can't emphasise just how wrong this claim is. The MC is treated like dirt, like a s*ave by his "older" sister. The MC has been conditioned, it feels like I'm reading about a victim of abuse. Despite being reincarnated, thus mentally older, and way stronger than her thanks to his magic, he... more>> never stands up for himself and is terrified of his sister, yet the author keeps expecting us to believe this is normal and harmonious family life?

It's just disturbing, and aggravating. A slow, happy, cute slice-of-life story doesn't mean the MC has to be a spineless sack of s**t who is routinely abused by his family. Is it really so much to ask for an MC to be neither pathetic nor a "badass" self-insert fantasy? <<less
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boredwayfarer
boredwayfare
Dec 16, 2016
Status: c14
Quite an incredulous story of how a japanese reincarnated person obsess over the lack of rice, food variety and entertainment. Unbelievable enough since in any society in history, entertainment is almost always well-developed, and forcing a western country to eat rice is really quite thoughtless. Putting these aside, there is an overwhelming lack of realistic reactions from the people around regarding such impossible genius and knowledge that I'm not looking forward to any further character development in the future. Of course then again, one may say that many other novels... more>> do this, but that just all the more make this lie in the below average department, since nothing stands out AT ALL <<less
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CharLok
CharLok
Dec 11, 2018
Status: c22
Generic isekai

generic plot

im fairly fine with slice of life without much going on. But what really annoyed me about this novel was the authours sense of humour.

... more>> and that’s the femdom of the village, now being female myself, femdom alone won’t piss me off. But the way the females treat others, especially the males was practically abusive, as well as self sentered and selfish.

i feel like japanese novels don’t know where the line between, strong female character and oppressive female character is.

and then how the characters treat the MC, honestly, dragging around a 3 year old every where until he’s worn out? Denying everything no he says, and just expect him to accept and follow along?

Worse? A father Duelling a 6 year old and knocking him out because if some s*upid joke? On top of that blaming it on the child himself. This is ridiculous, as a child I know that some kids get hit, but literally making them faint or forcing them to do sh*t otherwise they will get beat up, is terrible.

i know that this is suppose to be the black humour, but the authour is terrible at it. Despite there being a wide cast of females, none of the female are likeable in the slightest, and they all seem to be cut from the same cloth or unreasonableness.

genric slice of life Isekai, need good or at least, likeable characters, in Order for it to pull through. It this doesn’t have that.

it only has characters that for some reason think, oppression, abuse and invading of privacy is a good thing. And I find this book incredibly uncomfortable. <<less
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lightningninja123
lightningnin
Jul 21, 2019
Status: c40
female character that harass MC is fine because for some reason the author find it fluffy, cute, easygoing to be bullied by females

I bet if a male character did the same thing as the female character then he would be the villian of the novel.
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Thormation
Thormation
Dec 28, 2016
Status: c22
What do you do when you have mastered every type of magic by the time you are six? You wander around aimlessly looking for Japanese food and getting into hijinks with your stock character family members and townsfolk. This is the story of a guy who gets sent to Fantasy God in the White Space by Truck-san. God says, hey, what do you want for your life in Fantasy World. Guy says, I want an easy comfortable life with no challenges whatsoever. God says, well the reader is going to... more>> get bored of you in no time at all, but whatever, it's your life.

This slice-of-life story of an OP reincarnator is neither offensive in its awfulness nor delightful in its wonderfulness. It is the epitome of "meh". If you have nothing better to read, then it will go down easy and fill the void. If you have anything better to read, then read that instead, because there's no nutritional value here. <<less
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PhoenixVII
PhoenixVII
Aug 03, 2019
Status: c25
This is a story of an overworked Japanese salaryman who, after a bad run-in with truck-san, wished for an easier life as a countryside noble in the less developed parallel world he reincarnates into. Some of the stuff is typical, he wished for OP magic and introduces some modern food (yay, rice) and other inventions. Some of the stuff is less typical, as in he's utterly lazy and is used and/or bullied by everyone including his family, especially his older sister. Why? Who knows, author's out of whack sense of... more>> humor I guess. MC himself is too spineless to stand up for himself with his magic and too lazy to even try for a more indirect solution. He even turns down magic school, 'fer crying out loud! 'Cuz, y'know, he's lazy. But not too lazy to be a gofer for everyone.

And contrary to what some of the reviews may indirectly imply, it's not just the female characters that bully and use him, even daddy dearest gets in the action by knocking him the f out when he turn 6 in the name of practice! But, the OP MC accepts everything 'cuz, y'know, he's lazy. Indeed, the author is very dedicated to reminding us that the MC is very, very lazy. Which gets very, very boring as the story goes on. And as unlikable as our lazy MC is, the constant threats and abuse hurled in his direction feel less like slapstick and more like... well, abuse, and thus makes it even harder for me to like this story.

The characters themselves are as simple as they get. Everyone has 1D personalities, no hidden depths, what you see is what you get. The MC is the perfect example of the passive doormat novel character I'll never like who's otherwise a blank slate with no ambitions whatsoever 'cuz, y'know, he's lazy (I hear these blank slate characters are popular because they're easy to self-insert into, but who wants to self-insert into losers like this guy?). Nobody in the first 25 chapters, nobody, has anything remotely approaching an even halfway likable personality.

I was going to give this 2 stars since, frankly, there are worse stories out there whose writing is a complete mess. This story might be boring as all hell but the writing is, at least, presentable. I have a bias against no signs of ending, without any purpose, continuous abuse and exploitation though, and this story's chances for a 2 star rating got knocked the f out when the MC suffered the same fate at the hands of daddy dearest. <<less
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zephyrnok
zephyrnok
Sep 04, 2017
Status: c24
Like many of the other reviewers noted, the story starts to fall apart into genericness. MC is the typical isekai'd Japanese who's thoughts mainly consist of "enlightening" his village with Japanese food and games. There's little plot to build on despite slight teasings of "gee, this magic would be great to make money", but it never seemed to go anywhere.

In addition, the author clearly has some grudges against women, or a fem-dom fetish as the MC is constantly abused by his sister, mother, and maid. The straw that broke the... more>> camel's back was a maid quite literally stealing candy from a 6 year-old.

It's utterly unrealistic (or utterly herbivore Japanese) that this mentally 27 can't figure out how to interact with women in order not to incite violence towards himself. <<less
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Cryarc
Cryarc
Dec 28, 2016
Status: c81
The first arc when the MC's on his own home is lightly entertaining, well the comedy is quite relaxing though at some point it's a little bit slapstick. Too bad it failed to keep the momentum and halfway trough it lost the appeal, since well the MC's basic setting is "don't want to do anything bothersome" so the story stalled as it's progressing. The MC becomes empty husk which only function is to respond to anything done by the side characters, he barely initiates any activity and when it seems... more>> he wanted to, he will give up as quick as one chapter. Also the author runs out of jokes...

Spoiler

On the second arc after that it's become completely dry, the author introduces new characters but they're not as interesting as the characters from the first arc and the author seems trying too hard to prevent the MC doing something exciting. The author repeatedly makes the MC refuse anything that seems will be exciting since he want to laze around, which makes him looks like a slob... (In the first arc it's barely mentioned but on the second arc it's often mentioned as if to remind the readers to not expect him doing something, which makes it feels irritating instead)

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ampersand
ampersand
May 15, 2016
Status: c12
This is a surprisingly enjoyable light novel.

I thought it would be a tad stereotypical / template story, although it can be said to be a bit cliche, but its enjoyable.
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SunsetChaos
SunsetChaos
Dec 29, 2016
Status: c26
Light, relaxing, enjoyable read. A leisurely slow life in the countryside, with loving family and siblings, nice villagers, etc. Fun time everyday, cute MC kid. Just look at that cover.

Nothing dark or serious. It's exactly like how Mushoku Tensei was like in the beginning. MC is not ambitious or seeking revenge or harem or anything. There's no harem or even romance, just a happy and fun childhood. It's exactly as it's described, so no one should be complaining. Otherwise just go read Mushoku Tensei if you want a sudden change... more>> of pace.

Good translations, occasional English errors here and there, nothing too bad. <<less
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bebelaugust
bebelaugust
Jan 16, 2021
Status: c505
[For the speedy reader.] While this novel has good sides, it is filled with a lot of talk about food. Filling whole chapters about their existence and even more chapters preparing his "ingenious/ miraculous" food. Which may bore or even annoy you. Further more a big percentile of reader will consider the treatment of the child as abuse and additionally his mental responses as absurdly insufficient. But be assured it is all done as a "funny joke" a trope as they say. If you can ignore all that you may... more>> find joy in the slice of life which conquers social events like "Fests" and noble gatherings at a slow pace without the need to have an all-knowing Mary Sue protagonist. Well here in lies the crux. First "The pacing"! Better prepare years of your own life as a buffer if you ever caught up to the author and wait for a meaningful development. Second "His Idiocy"! But for that you should read the remaining review.

[Speedy reader exit at this point]

As many other reviewer stated the plot does indeed not speed up at any point in time.

The only big time-skips occur at the early chapters when he skips twice.

    • Baby / Toddler -> 3 year old
    • 3 year old -> 6 year old
After those he slowly ages as the plot continues for the next two years.

Which is a shame as a lot of times his inner thoughts stay the same and are basically recycled each year.

As such it can be quite annoying as he always whines about the temperature even though he can freely manipulate it. Furthermore he considers the possibility to invoke magic while sleeping several times without ever trying it because this would mean in turn mean that the child gains a powerful tool which sets him free of the abuse. All while preserving his previous luxury of a warm and secure home. As he could just use one of the many houses he build with earth magic. But living in those far away from his ill tempered sister is not funny I guess. All the while his sister slowly imprints herself with classical conditioning. The "good" treatment being that he doesn't get hit.

But that is only one of his myriad of bad decisions. He gets robbed of his candy by a maid because he tries to bribe a maid even though it is obvious that he will be betrayed later on. At the same time he forgets that there was not even a reason to use the bribe. Because he was innocent.

The thoughtlessness of his sister was the cause of the accident which he tries to cover up. But well he is in such a traumatized state of mind. As a god damn 33-35 year old. His mind immediately escapes reality and abandoned all reason.

Those kind of tropes may work a few times. But it tires out quickly in my uneducated opinion. Heck! He doesn't need to be a genius or the world doesn't need to bow towards him. A common trope in many isekais. But he should still exercise more knowledge then an infant.

YET his escapism and inability to face reality and reason denies any attempt to establish a healthy mind. His inability in common sense would make him a tactical weapon the moment he finds himself at the wheel of a modern car.

At other occasions he gets punished "without" reason. Or that is his version of the story. At the same time even a "real" child would see his wrongdoing. He shows little to no understanding of the untold truth. For one he knows for a fact that he is considered a prodigy with an insane mana/magic capacity. Secondly he knows that his parents are really sensitive towards the usage of mana. He noticed that his parents feel even the tiniest magic manipulation he tries in their presence. Yet the moment they leave the room he never considers their existence. Like a toddler which is left baffled by "peek-a-boo".

Fully aware of his amazing capable parents he goes to the nearby field which takes him only a couple of minutes to use an ancient magic. A magic which could only be invoked by an astounding amount of mana to teleport himself a couple hundred kilometre to another country. He should know that he that the amount of mana used rivaled a fuc**ng dragon. But NO! He walked maybe 5 minutes at a leisurely pace which equals around 400-500 meter and believes that it would suffice! What kind of dimwit thinks that he would not be noticed by a couple of legendary adventures at this point.

To make it even worse at one time he barely gets back in time from his trip to the capital of the foreign country. Which obviously caused his parents to worry and talk about it inside the living room. That in turn ruffled the feather of his "beloved" sister. ALL of this is not explicitly told by the author but still undeniable true. As the protagonist enters the house oblivious to these kind of development sullied from head to toe by sand in the middle of winter. Which just underlines that he was thrown into the dirt by an unknown assailant he gets greeted by the "loving" fist of his his "bro-con-sadistic" sister. She questioned him about the sand as an representative of the family. But just like any other shounen brat he can't read the room and replies with the most blatantly obvious lie possible. That this guy should be 35 years at this point in time could not be explained. Maybe his mind regressed by his child body. If not this guy should NEVER take on a serious responsibility. A three year old could steal his candy and he would be confused while mumbling "How did he do it? How did that happen?"

If that is not enough he was even questioned about his magic usage previously. At one time his sister again as a representative asked him why his footprints just stopped in the middle of nowhere. And he doesn't even consider the fact that he revealed his ability to fly. Which in itself is an extremely rare and ancient magic. No! he just tries to hide behind some bullsh*t reason which established his undeniable usage of magic which is far more advanced then flying. An absolute pushover not just to his family which tries to teach him with their ill-chosen abuse but to the whole world. The only reason he doesn't have a (s*ave-) collar of a powerful noble or someone similar at this point in time is that he is shielded. His father takes it upon himself to guard him with great effort. And even warns his abnormal child to be more cautious. But said child in turn does not understand even the basis of the concern. Again we are talking about someone who peaked at 27 years and was then reborn.

And last but not least the fate of the story. In the latest chapter he used Gravity magic. Something which clearly screams ancient magic as a simple change of the applied vector would result in an advanced form of flying. But no he doesn't figure that out even though he once got to know that the hidden ace of a dukes daughter is that she can use such magic. And this circumstance should not be disclosed. Well anyway.

He uses this magic which was only introduced in this chapter (505) and the author seem to have noticed his mistake. Because the next logical step would be the defeats of (demonic-) sister. An absolute NO NO. At least in this novel. As the sister is the physical reincarnation of the Amazon Goddess. A conundrum which stifled the progress of the author causing him to not release a chapter for several weeks. Closing in to the good ol' month. Well here come really bad news. The author has a track record to just drop his works at one point and never go back.

Furthermore the author found a new piece for himself. His newest work revolves around a 35 year old aristocrat who will always stay single [...]. Yep a guy close to the age of the author who will NEVER engage in a romantic relation ship and will always sails past all the attractive interested females (even though all of them a smitten by the protagonist) as such an endeavor would not fit the character. I don't know if the author considers his interpersonal experience insufficient to write the least bit romantic story line or if he just outright refuses such work. But at the end of the day it explains that the protagonist of this novel never grew beyond eight years old and never meet the ice princess. And to top it of he can recycle all the different dishes to prepare in daily life in his new works. [...].

A shame. Truly as I enjoyed several acts of the novel quite a bit. His visit of another barony. His visit of the equivalent of japan. His adventures in the snow where he stood up against his sister and made serious progress.

But as always. All must end. And this novel will not end at a positive note it seems. <<less
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SakuraiKonami27
SakuraiKonam
Dec 31, 2019
Status: --
Alright, I can't stand this. Those whole joke about "woman is strong/scary" are funny at first, but somehow it become so annoying.

The absolutely thing in this novel that I hate is how his family (except his brother. Sylvio is good boy.) and maid treating Alfried. Yes. He is not like an usual 6-years-old child, BUT IT ISN'T GIVING YOU AN EXCUSE TO TREATING HIM HARSHLY (like how his dad once hitting him until he fainting just because Alfried call him "Dragon Slayer" WHICH IS NOT EXACTLY AN INSULT, JUST EMBARASSING)... more>> , ESPECIALLY WHEN HIS BODY IS STILL JUST A 6-YEARS-OLD CHILD.

I don't really like the MC too. He is too accepting that I once wonder is he a masochist. Boy, do you have a self-respect? Because if you do, I can't see it.

I know it's suppose to be a joke. But you know, there are forgiveable joke and unforgiveable joke. You call it dark joke? Dark joke isn't as s*upid as the one in this novel.

The only good thing that made me reading this, is his bro, Sylvio. He is an Angel-like brother. Unfortunately, his scene are just a few.

The one star is for the translator. They did a good job. The other star is for Sylvio. I love him. That's all. If you like a slice of life story when the protagonist is fine with the slight abuse from his family and the whole femdom, well, you will like it, maybe. <<less
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Ryugo
Ryugo
Jan 17, 2021
Status: c505
I finally got sick of people complaining and made an account.

First, the pace is slow and it lacks action. Of course it does, it’s a slice of life, by that criteria Tokyo ghoul might be the worst shoujo ever made, read the tag please.

Second, I’ll do two at once: MC gets abused and his sister has a bad personality. For that one you need to read between the lines a bit, there are several signs that Al went through regression when he reincarnated, starting by his general attitude towards Emma,... more>> to his mind reading level of expressive face (which is implicitly shown until ~c250 when it’s made explicit) and the fact that god literally called him an experimental subject, hinting that he could have side effects. Once that’s clear for you, understand that the entire narrative is given from from his perspective, the perspective of a 6~7 years old, so you can’t take everything that is said to fact value. Practically all of what people call abuse is just him being disciplined for misbehaving, have you seen a kid that age admit his wrongdoings? Well sometimes, but not always, so not him either. From there, Eleonora is depicted as a demon simply because that’s how he sees her, if you pay any sort of attention to chapter 27 Al describes her as not caring for him and so on, and at the end Emma reveals that It’s quite the opposite, she paid close attention to him all the way and she’s just a big tsundere, now you have the perspective of the dense character in every echi who can’t see his love interests, but it’s between a little brother and his muscle headed sister, you have to understand to apply it to the entire story. Also, he often says « she will kill me if she’s upset » or wathever, but SHE never actually treathens him like that, the worst she does is hit him a bit, which is a lot by today’s standard, but not being spanked is not so bad considering the medieval-ish setting, it’s only his mental image of her that is terrible enough for death treaths.

Finally, a bit of spoiler. In the latest chapters he started heading (very, very slowly) to changing the status quo, as someone else pointed out in a review, Al started digging his own grave towards being discovered for his teleportation magic, be it exposing himself in a foreign country, which will surely lead to rumors of a plain looking magician boy with dead looking eyes that should eventually make it to a certain princess with a hobby of looking at the sky all day long and is probably already on his track (but her side wasn’t given since a while ago so it’s unclear) or by being a terrible liar to his family when they ask questions (even if he is himself convinced of leading them away from suspicions). He also sterted coming out of his « no » phase, where he would fight against every form of work, and started being nice to people, like waving his hand to remove snow from the roof with magic instead of letting Bartollo climb on the roof to remove it with effort and risk injuries in case he falls from there.

So he does eventually evolve, after going trough a few arcs with the same mindset (which I personally enjoyed very much).
The author just makes it very slow, which is also somewhat more realistic than most fictions, not every day is filled with life changing events like meeting a princess (even tough I very eagerly await that one myself) <<less
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sameboi
sameboi
Sep 21, 2020
Status: c73
A lot of reviewers here can't seem to understand that the story is a COMEDY based around the MC trying to have a slow life, but always getting caught in trouble. Yes, he gets teased a lot, and he's OP so he could stop it at any time. But, the teasing is part of the joke. Read a few chapters and see if you find the gag funny before writing this one off.
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Kaylee
Kaylee
Feb 12, 2021
Status: --
Every OP cliche of JPN isekaied is here. And this gets me bored to death pretty fast.

Not to mention, did MC has 2 siblings or just one? The sister is used pretty cliche and too much imo that it gets so much tiring in reading her 'simpleton way of showing how affectionate a sister to brother' crap.
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dragonguy
dragonguy
Jan 14, 2021
Status: c505
Guys, I would give up on this novel if I were you guys. I've read the raws of this and let me tell you, the abuse on Al DOES NOT STOP and it just gets worse from here on out. And if you expect things to get better between Al and Eleanora then you are sorely mistaken. Things don't seem to change between Al and Eleanora. They don't grow closer to each other even as the story progresses. Eleanora becomes the big sister with UNREASONABLE strength. She doesn't even act... more>> like a girl, as Al states she has ZERO femininity. In fact, there was only one time in this entire work that Eleanora actually hugged Al. If you expect Al to get a harem or experience any sort of romance then move on because this story doesn't have that. Plus Al is too timid and never seems to stand up for himself. Plus it's not just his sister but also Al's parents also subject him to unnecessary abuse. They also never seem to praise him whenever he does something amazing. Also most of the women in this work are unreasonable. There are no big battles or anything like that in this story either. The only "battles" in this work is when there is sword training and even then Al still loses. There is no development in Al's personality whatsoever. He just stays a timid and lazy kid. He doesn't stand up for himself whatsoever and just keeps getting used by others. Which makes no sense to me because he is supposed to be mentally older. There are also times when Al compares how he looks to the rest of his family and he just accepts that he is not as good looking as them despite the fact that it annoys him. Even people around him comment that he has "dead looking eyes". His family does nothing about it either. They don't comfort him or console him. His sister, Eleanora, is especially annoying because she always seems to be forcing her own ideals onto Al without ever considering how Al feels. She doesn't dote on him either. She mostly immerses herself in sword training and gets stronger by the day. There are also times when she is rude towards Al or hits him for no particular reason. Also the way his family looks at him doesn't change. They still look at him like he is a lazy kid despite his magic potential and the inventions he makes. There was also a time in the web novel where Al's work was to be given to the king and Al's parents didn't react whatsoever. Rather it felt like in their eyes, Al did something troublesome. It just feels like life is being unfair to Al. It doesn't seem like the author is following any particular plot line, he is just adding whatever he feels like. Plus Al has still not met the ice princess. The web novel is over 500 chapters and Al has still not met the ice princess. Again, I've read the raws of web novel. <<less
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GodTurtleOm
GodTurtleOm
Apr 30, 2020
Status: --
Basically everyone is this series a trolling as*hole to everyone else. Since MC is a reincarnator, you don't expect him to behave much like a kid, and after spending more than a minute around him, everyone in the series seems to treat him like an incorrigible young adult. Most of the time, the other children don't feel much like children either. If the author had added five or ten years to everyone's ages, they'd seem slightly more natural.

Translation is not awful, but a bit tough to read comfortably. Tenses are... more>> inconsistent, as is subject verb agreement. Also, a lot of sequences just feel a bit off. <<less
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manzikennedy
manzikennedy
Jan 19, 2020
Status: --
I think author doesn't understand what dark humor means. It's dark humor when it subverts expectations in a hilarious way. Beating up a 6 year old over some embarrassment is not funny at all, but rather triggering. What would be funny would be something like a Chinese MC trying to enter the sect for the first time with his cheat and showing off at the entrance test. While expecting the sect master to come himself and take him in as a disciple, he sees the sect master and his army... more>> of elders running to him armed to the teeth while he suddenly gets a pale face and runs in the opposite direction wondering what he did but not knowing it's because they detected his cheat.

Now that would be dark humor since it's sad for him and the setup is too ridiculous to exist but it's not some kid being tortures. The joke is about child abuse which is relatable in a negative way. <<less
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Blackrabbit0634
Blackrabbit0
Dec 03, 2020
Status: c501
Overall impression "mediocre slice of life fantasy"..

If you are looking for exciting isekai life then you better look elsewhere..

The story really is just random everyday life with just a touch of fantasy/magic, there are no exciting battles or adventures.. Heck as of ch501 the MC is still around 8 years old,

This story really is just a slow life in the countryside, expect harvesting vegetables, fishing, just talking with bad friends, complaining about the hot/cold weather, lazing around the house, & other common stuffs like that.. Of course being an... more>> isekai there is also the isekai japan country, reproducing modern foods & toys the cliches..

As for the rankings in strength the MC isn't really strong, it's just his magic being way too convenient that people assume he is strong, he isn't even training properly so it is to be expected that with the condition of not killing, in his family maybe only the older brother is weaker than him..

The is probably a good read if your reading a chapter a day because chapters aren't really that long and there are no actual plot other than making life more relaxing,

And one final thing in my opinion the latest ch497-ch501 should be reworked, it is so bad. If this novel is 3.0/5.0 then those chapters are 1.5/5.0, it just feels like the author suddenly run out of ideas.. <<less
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malvazar
malvazar
May 13, 2020
Status: c58
My favourite novel and I've read a sh*t tonne of novels from this sight.

The MC has same personality as me so very relatable. (Interestingly the family dynamic is not too dissimilar either, with terminator like sister, and brother also quite similar to mine.).

Basically if you're looking for a protagonist which doesn't like the idea of killing stuff, and actually wants to live a peaceful calm life while focusing on the parts of life which matter.

... more>> Then you'll like this.

If you're looking for a novel where the protag likes to throw his d*ck around in a black and white world taking s*upid risks and always doing things the hard way instead of talking it out or running away while never getting punished for their lack of foresight. Then look elsewhere.

Fighting is never the answer unless you want to cause more problems. An eye for an eye makes the world blind. You can't force someone to change only force them to be afraid. Change requires lenience and patience, sure you could level kingdoms and destroy monsters with magic, but ultimately this serves to do nothing but landscaping, the underlying issue's of the world are unshaken. They are still unable to defend themselves, a kingdoms philosophies will live on within the hearts of it's people and within it's legacy. Also there are consequences for all actions, a damaged eco system, a shattered government, destabilised society. Are you really doing these things it help others? Or is it to serve a fragile ego.

Went a bit off topic I guess for a sec, anyway I really like this story and characters. It's relaxing, the characters have personalities that are more than what they do and say. His magic is flexible but at the same time the MC seems to realise that it doesn't make him invulnerable, it doesn't give him companionship or share in memories it won't make him popular only useful and threatening, and while he trains his magic, he has not lost sight in the world around him. He maintains the correct amount of caution while remembering to have fun when the opportunity presents itself.

It's a slice of life.

Calm, Lazy, Easy going, life.

The whole point of training magic is to make life more convenient and happy and safe, not to start wars or impose wills. <<less
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