The Bathroom Goddess


Links are NOT allowed. Format your description nicely so people can easily read them. Please use proper spacing and paragraphs.

“The heck are you? A peeper?”

“Would it be possible for you to spare me a cup of water?”

This conversation that was obviously mismatched at a glance, was the meeting between the Japanese company employee, Tamano Izumi, and the one who would later be known as the Sacred Kingdom of Yohk’Zai’s strongest and greatest king, Huuron.

While she was in the middle of a bath, the bathroom window connected to a mysterious world. Izumi was just enjoying her baths while she bartered things with the various people that appeared beyond the window, but before long, she ended up deeply affecting the fate of that world…

Associated Names
One entry per line
Furoba Megami
Related Series
Evil God Average (3)
Cultivation Chat Group (3)
Ascendance of a Bookworm (2)
Arachne (2)
The Elf Is a Freeloader (2)
My Daoist Life (1)
Recommendation Lists
  1. 7 - WANT TO READ
  2. Cliches, Classics, Goats
  3. my beloveds (^.^) certified rereads
  4. Read, and greatly enjoyed
  5. Strong Female Protagonists Stories with Low Romanc...

Latest Release

Date Group Release
02/14/18 Pure Love Translations afterstory 4
02/14/18 Pure Love Translations afterstory 3
03/31/17 Pure Love Translations afterstory 2
06/19/16 Oniichanyamete afterstory 1
04/24/16 Oniichanyamete c20
04/23/16 Oniichanyamete c19
04/23/16 Oniichanyamete c18
04/18/16 Oniichanyamete c17
04/17/16 Oniichanyamete c16
04/16/16 Oniichanyamete c15
03/25/16 Oniichanyamete c14
03/24/16 Oniichanyamete c13
02/20/16 Oniichanyamete c12
02/19/16 Oniichanyamete c11
12/24/15 Oniichanyamete c10
Go to Page...
Go to Page...
Write a Review
50 Reviews sorted by

mystichead rated it
November 4, 2015
Status: --
This series is a gem, Read ALL of it... its relatively short

It’s super light

It’s quite funny

It’s quite crazy

yet in the background its well laid out... how little spurts of funny random episodic-like “adventures” are connected into big plot in the background

I cant do this series justice by trying to explain further.. just read, enjoy and laugh
25 Likes · Like Permalink | Report
BlancFrost rated it
April 8, 2017
Status: afterstory part2
Absolutely wonderful novel that took the reader to many different P.O.V. So we could see what they thought of the MC. It was interesting to read how her actions helped and changed the other characters situations. How they are connected together with each visit from her bathroom window was very well thought out. I really do recommend this novel, it may be short but the journey you go through gets your imagination flowing. Romance is not present in this novel and doesn't make it lacking at all. All the MC... more>> wanted to do was have a nice relaxing bath after all! <<less
18 Likes · Like Permalink | Report
YoriMei rated it
June 17, 2018
Status: Completed
A light hearted and short read. It’s very good, although it might be a little hard to keep track of who is who at certain times. This story is very charming, with a lovely premise of a woman who simply wants to relax in the bath and a world that keeps bothering her. I quite loved the dynamic of the king and the goddess lol, though their story ended I felt like the king was 85% ready to drag her out of her window and into his world. I do... more>> love how each story is interconnected and the premise is both interesting and quite funny. It’s high in comedy/low in romance which is both good and bad in my opinion.

Tldr; it’s a good story that’ll burn A night or afternoon perfectly. <<less
7 Likes · Like Permalink | Report
despairparty rated it
April 24, 2016
Status: --
Excellent series with episodic-yet-interconnected chapters that create a culturally rich world with thoughtful worldbuilding. If you like Riso no Himo Seikatsu for the setting and outstanding characters, you'll adore this. The protagonist is refreshingly normal in a more genuine way; she has her own needs, and while she doesn't think properly sometimes, it's only natural for someone who's mind is occupied. She has a pondering nature and she's great at problem-solving, so there's nothing to get frustrated about. Everything about this series is likeable.

And of course, it's Oniichan Yamete, so... more>> the translations are naturally superb. <<less
7 Likes · Like Permalink | Report
RAGA rated it
October 30, 2017
Status: Completed
Wow. Just wow! The thought-process that went into a relatively short and lighthearted story is just AMAZING! Well done to both the author and the translators who worked on it. Just EVERYTHING that was a part of this story all has a bit of brilliance to it.

Would read again! Definitely recommended.
6 Likes · Like Permalink | Report
Sae rated it
January 1, 2017
Status: afterstory part1
Don't know why I held off reading this masterpiece for so long, but once started couldn't stop and finished it off in one go.

I'd call it a classic mythic chain type of story, however it's also unique because you don't see many of this type in the LN/WN world. And a welly, cutely, adorably and nicely done at that. A modern lady helping out the fantasy world through the bathroom window, with tightly connected and well thought-out events and relationships. Brilliant MC who is open minded, warm hearted and knows how to solve problems even if she appears a little clumsy. Nice characters with their own pov stories. Intriguing story telling that each chapter closed will leave you wanting to know what's next with the item she got. Plus the casual, witty humor. All blends very well together it's outstanding. My only little gripe is that I would reaaallly like to see some romance with one of the guys because hey all of them have their own charm so irresistible, and the way they call her goddess/witch/angel/mystic is sooo cuteee *ahem*


Story starts off with MC praising the greatness of the bath, so incredibly accurate and well written that as a Japanese I couldn't help but say hell yeah. Then the weird event and trade happens, and ends with both calmly part ways I was like 'guys, guys????' and then MC examines the window and finally says 'wth happened?' I was like 'MY POINT EXACTLY'. Anyhow I was totally pulled into the story, so good.

6 Likes · Like Permalink | Report
Fossil rated it
August 20, 2016
Status: Completed
A short comedy that was totally worth staying up until three in the morning to binge read. I regret nothing, especially those supposedly wasted fours hours of reading. That being said, I wish that the bonus chapters were all translated already, but it gives me something to look forward to.

As for what to expect, it's basically about a naked woman who spontaneously pops up in another world via bathroom window and solves all of your problems... or causes them, but that's fine too.

Now go and read it!
6 Likes · Like Permalink | Report
Uzi30 rated it
May 4, 2021
Status: Completed
Was a nice read. Not very long, even with the after story. I first assumed it would be a story revolving around comedic element of having your bathroom connected to a different world. But there is actual plot being made and characters are being developed.

The main character seem to be developed as the story goes on. Its a short story, so its not a massive change, but feels just right. I liked that it was not an episodic type story. Her actions have effects in this new world, and you... more>> can see from the perspective of the people from that world too. <<less
5 Likes · Like Permalink | Report
KKristen rated it
August 2, 2017
Status: Completed

A short, lively story about a Japanese woman whose bathroom window keeps connecting to another world. Some call her a goddess, others call her an angel, a witch, a mystic, a pe*vert -- hey, she didn't choose to appear naked, you know?! Rating:

5 stars. It's so fun watching her interact with different characters and watching as all the different meetings slowly reveal the bigger picture. The translation is excellent and there are no glaring flaws with the writing, despite the simple concept. The characters are endearing despite their... more>> short screentimes. You can finish the entire story in an afternoon, so just give it a try! <<less
5 Likes · Like Permalink | Report
October 8, 2016
Status: Completed
I love this story so much, I reread all the time.

Though it is a slice of life type of novel the author has put a lot of thought into the plot and it has a few twist and turns that kept the story interesting, it was very well planned as all the parts of the story intertwined with the ending. All the characters were agreeable and had their own little story, the MC wasn't overpowered and there were no cliche type characters which is a relief. I guess the only... more>> thing wrong with it was that I wanted more from the ending but that's just my opinion. This novel is a very light hearted and enjoyable read. 10/10 <<less
5 Likes · Like Permalink | Report
Tyizor rated it
April 24, 2016
Status: Completed
4.5/5 (doesn't exist on here, so I gave it what I thought the rating leaned towards more: 5)

Warning: Light spoilers; Wall of text incoming.

The story is definitely one worth reading. The plot is fairly simple, but everything is also loosely tied together. The story is set up on an arc-by-arc basis with each arc consisting of 2-3 chapters or so.

Ever heard of the straw millionaire? This story is basically that but with a unique spin. The woman meets a man through her magic window, trades a cup of water... more>> for his earrings, then she proceeds to continue these transactions until she saves the world (well that escalated quickly). That's an overly simplified explanation though. You'll have to read it to get the full picture.

What I liked:

-The dozens of characters were each carefully crafted (for the most part. Some of the later ones felt a little more shallow)

-The translator does a good job; the author makes the story easy to read. This is a big deal for me since most of the recent "good" LN's have been sporadic, filled with overly complex sentence structures, or filled from page to page with crammed in world-building. Don't get me wrong, I like world-building, but not when it's force fed. The world-building needs to be gradual, and this story does exactly that. Each arc tells you a little bit, and by the end you have a decently good picture. The best part? You're only told as much as you need to know. Very rarely are you told something just for the sake of "hey look, I'm world-building"

-The author makes good use of the "chance" encounters scenario. Since in most scenes the opposite party is in a dire situation, the character development doesn't seem forced.

-The tone is lighthearted, mainly because the MC is half-naked even during the serious scenes.

The author does this in a classy way without force-feeding readers with fanservice. No to little random descriptions of droplets of water running down god-sculpted bodies.

More along the lines of "Oh sh*t assassins are attacking me. Uh. Uh. Bugspray their eyes?" All while the reader is subtly reminded of what she's wearing (either through character interactions or a light-hearted aside)

-Its a definite breath of fresh air compared to a lot of the typical-trope novels. It has its own unique feel to it, while also remaining simple and light-hearted.

What I didn't like:

-Characters seemed a bit more shallow around the end, and events started to get a tad convoluted. Maybe it was because I got busier and started reading faster? Possibly, so take this complaint with a grain of salt.

-Because of the whole window charade, you *hear* about old characters, but you don't get to meet them again (sometimes). This leaves you with a bit of an empty hole. I understand why the author would do this though. Maybe the sidestories will help fix this.

Overall, it was definitely a fun read. Definitely something I'll re-read when I'm bored. I'd definitely suggest it. <<less
5 Likes · Like Permalink | Report
Tellestarle rated it
April 5, 2017
Status: Completed
Absolutely spectacular journey. It's truly a joy ride, with a tootsie roll pop like plot, slowly exposing the sweet center or a picture scroll. The story is short but surprisingly it continuously fed my imagination even after the story was over. Many full length stories spanning hundreds to even thousands of chapters long still seem to lack the vividness and expression this story brings.

Every place you can imagine; it's people, culture, climate and landscape, with just a few descriptive words and the character portrayals. Nobles, religious fanatics, cultural beliefs and... more>> superstitions. It's sort of startling how so wonderfully I could "see" everything. The characters have the most diverse personalities that even affect my mood. Ambitious, pious, charming, calm, stubborn, quirky, steadfast, cold and detached (even people who you meet for a moment or just hear about can stimulate the emotions)... It feels like I've talked to these people myself.

This story, while I won't say it's a work of art, one in a lifetime piece, it is truly a blessing and treasure that I haven't read in a while. Very refreshing feeling from the usual repetitive scenes and one dimensional conversations.

The main character is kind, but not innocent and naive. Smart but not brilliant, clever but not wily. All in all, a good hearted ordinary woman. Not perfect. But human. I feel life from her and the supporting cast as well as understand the motivations that drive them to do what they do. It is truly worth the read.

100/10 <<less
4 Likes · Like Permalink | Report
fallinlight rated it
April 23, 2022
Status: Completed
I love the story. It's short so I finished it in one sitting lmao.

The MC and a few other characters annoys me sometimes but all of them are very well-written.

And since there are many characters, I had a hard time figuring who's POV that was shown.

Overall, great story but a bit confusing sometimes.
3 Likes · Like Permalink | Report
BlueAmethyst rated it
May 18, 2020
Status: afterstory 3-4
Overall rating : 4.1.

TBG is a story regarding a series of seemingly unconnected events of the MC trying to help various people from another world. I say "seemingly unconnected" because up until the ending, you would think that this is just a story of how MC solves the problems of different people while naked in her bathroom most of the time.

The concept is good, the way which the author wrote the story was incredible - like how a weaver uses different kinds of individual ordinary strings to create a majestic... more>> eye-catching pattern. You might probably get lost or bored midway the story but that's understandable, especially when you're reading this blindly, without any expectations on the plot, and/or you were fooled that this story is just about MC's chance encounters in the shower.

MC is idle, soft on children, and has a strong sense of responsibility. At first she was going with the flow, with how troubled strangers suddenly appear at her bathroom window, but that slowly changes as she delves deeper in the political aspect of the world she interferes in.

A good read. The way this is written is slighty similar to Akuyaku Reijou wa Danna-sama wo Yasesasetai so if you read that, be sure to note the intricacies and hidden meanings in the plot too. <<less
3 Likes · Like Permalink | Report
torchingice rated it
September 20, 2017
Status: Completed
Though rather short, this is one of my favorite novels on the site! Plot and characters are super unique to any other story (unlike some novels where the MC/ML/Support Characters all are so typical).

Honestly this is a novel that most everyone will like.
3 Likes · Like Permalink | Report
inclement rated it
April 24, 2016
Status: --
A very enjoyable short novel. The story and setting is quite different from any other novel. The protagonist doesn't have any super powers, except being able to trade items with people from other worlds. Although it doesn't seem like much, the author does a great job of linking the stories together and you just have to go and read the next chapter to see what's gonna happen next.
Also the translator does a great job - it read much better and fluent compared with other Japanese translations.
3 Likes · Like Permalink | Report
HuntDragon rated it
April 24, 2016
Status: --
What a ride this story is. The story switches point of view between Izumi (the Bathroom Goddess) and a resident of the world through the looking glass, and every single story reveals more and more of the world through the window towards a great goal.

You should be reading this.
3 Likes · Like Permalink | Report
AjuPray rated it
April 24, 2016
Status: --
Wonderful read, just finished 20th chapter the final chapter and I must admit, I am quite sad at the fact that it ended. It feels like a journey coming to an end, having to say goodbye to your close friend for the final time, feeling nostalgic looking back at the times you spent together. I am amazed how the author accomplished this with only 20 chapters and I can’t thank the translator enough for sharing this wonderful gift.
3 Likes · Like Permalink | Report
sinyueliang rated it
April 24, 2016
Status: --
This is actually my favorite project on Este-sama's site. For real. Though I was slightly confused in the later chapters (roughly around chapter 13 or 14), I still found this absolutely wonderful and entertaining. Btw, I am writing this as of the ending, chapter 20. I love how the episodic chapters came together and wove a fantastic tale that ended wonderfully (though I really want more and am sad to see it end... even if there are still side stories left). I will be reading it again, since the reason... more>> it was confusing was due to the fact that I forgot all the names. Heh. Anyways, I recommend this :) It's a splendid story that weaves together to form a beautiful work. <<less
3 Likes · Like Permalink | Report
Dizzcity rated it
April 24, 2016
Status: --
Review as of chapter 20 (series complete) :

This series is great! A unique premise, colourful characters, and a interesting writing style. The Bathroom Goddess features a slowly-unfolding plot told through little episodic moments that only comes together to form this grand overarching narrative at the end. It starts off simply as a light-hearted tale of a woman with a magical window in her bathroom, trading various things with the people of the fantasy continent. But while trading, she gets to know the lands, and influence the fate of several nations,... more>> sometimes unwittingly. Told through both her eyes and the eyes of the people she's helped, you get a picture of just how much she changes people's lives for the better. And the foreshadowing is excellent - little clues hidden here and there in earlier chapters bear fruit in later chapters. This series bears reading a second or even third time to catch all the hints.

Ratings (compared to others of the slice-of-life genre) :
Story Originality: Very High.
Characterization: High.
Plot: High.
Story Pacing: Moderate.
Humour: Above Average.
Translation Quality: High.
Translation Speed: Moderate.
Overall: Excellent (5 out of 5) <<less
3 Likes · Like Permalink | Report
1 2 3
Leave a Review (Guidelines)
You must be logged in to rate and post a review. Register an account to get started.