The Old Man Who Got a Second Round in Another World


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A veteran adventurer was preparing for his retirement when his former disciple returned to the village, intending to recruit the old man to his party. Filled with regret due to an incident that happened in his first party, the old man rejected his offer. Being affected by his disciple’s adventurous spirit, the old man leaves in hopes of reigniting his long lost dream, to become the strongest adventurer that ever lived.

Associated Names
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Sono Ossan, Isekai de Nishuume Play wo Mankitsuchuu
Related Series
The Strange Adventure of a Broke Mercenary (2)
A Different World Scenery View From the Tower (1)
I Was a Sword When I Reincarnated (LN) (1)
I Was a Sword When I Reincarnated (WN) (1)
Isekai Yururi Kikou ~Raising Children While Being an Adventurer~ (1)
Mr. Nobu’s Otherworld Chronicles (1)

Latest Release

Date Group Release
05/15/18 Secondtranslation v1c4 part2
05/15/18 Secondtranslation v1c4 part1
05/08/18 Secondtranslation v1c3 part3
05/07/18 Secondtranslation v1c3 part2
05/07/18 Secondtranslation v1c3 part1
05/01/18 Secondtranslation v1c2 part2
05/01/18 Secondtranslation v1c2 part1
05/01/18 Secondtranslation v1c1
04/18/18 Secondtranslation v1 prologue part2
04/18/18 Secondtranslation v1 prologue part1
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Fuxy rated it
May 18, 2018
Status: c98
Story is not bad at all but unfortunately the world is too simple.

It seems to be based on a overly simple game that prevents a sense of reality from developing for me.

Otherwise it's entertaining enough.
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firedrake110 rated it
October 13, 2018
Status: v2 prologue
If you like reading the same two to three paragraphs each chapter, sometimes multiple times, then this is the series for you. Holy crap does the author love to repeat himself like an elementary schooler trying to pad his word count. I'm serious, he re-treads ground like an obsessive treadmill enthusiast, and it really adds to the monotony.

The story is generic, just add 20 years to the standard protag's age and expect him to act roughly the same as every other MC. He hides his secret to incredible power from... more>> his old friend, lies constantly if it would remotely lead back to anyone else getting a chance at a new start, and then sighs at all "these youngin's that can't mind their manners" when dealing with someone who's walking 1. With a level that makes him look like a rookie/idiot, and 2. With the garbage, throwaway class that can only really leech from parties (but it's super OP for him, because secret hidden knowledge he refuses to share).

He's literally the only person on the planet who has put any effort into learning how to properly swordfight, since nobody else has mastered his incredible skill of "deflecting blows with a sword, instead of taking them to the face." It's literally a world full of idiots and mooks, no exceptions.

Still, not the worst, and it can be funny. 3 stars, I'm just nitpicking <<less
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Drake888 rated it
February 5, 2019
Status: v3c7
A fun, light isekai with a slight twist. Still, this is a Japanese light novel at the end of the day with all the usual flaws. Just that the MC is not a dense teenager. If you like Japanese light novels and like the synopsis, give this a shot. If you don't like Japanese light novels, don't waste your time.
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byunisperv rated it
July 28, 2018
Status: v1 epilogue
This is a light read, not too long not too short it is enough to get your intention. As of where I am reading there are no lengthy explanation about food or monster hunting.

The story is about a lv50 36year old man with the lowest stats possible and for that he can't level up any further. By chance he got the opportunity to reset his level and stats to level 1 and got a better stats for every level up thus his second chance.

There is nothing wrong with the MC... more>> yet, he act reasonable for his age. <<less
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scribbledoutname rated it
April 29, 2019
Status: --
Would be an enjoyable story if the MC was more ruthless. I like kind MCs, but I'm not a fan of MCs that are determined to redeem every enemy they make (which seems to be the trend here). Redemption is something I'm always happy to see IRL, but it makes for an unsatisfying action story. I want to read about a badass MC and enemies who get what's coming to them. I can't really get pumped up otherwise.
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