Tondemo Skill de Isekai Hourou Meshi

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Mukouda Tsuyoshi, summoned from modern Japan to a different world of sword and magic.

He thought of what kind of a huge adventure was waiting for him, but actually, Mukouda is just a civilian who got caught in a 『Hero Summoning』!!

And that Mukouda’s base status shabby compared to the legitimate heroes(There’s even three of them!)……

On top of that, the king who summoned Mukouda and the rest were suspicious, and Mukouda left the castle by himself realizing 「Ah, this is the type that heroes would only be used」.

The only thing that Mukouda could rely on in this world is his unique skill 『Net Supermarket』――it can only order goods from modern Japan to the different world.

“It is not for combat, but if I use it properly, I might have no trouble living?”, Mukouda thought lightly, but actually――he found out that the modern「food」that he ordered would display ridiculous effects!

On top of that, ridiculous guys who were attracted by a different world’s food gathers……?!!

Associated Names
One entry per line
Gourmet Adventure of Legendary Tamer
Regarding the Display of the Outrageous Skill Which Had Bullshit Power
Tondemo Skill ga Hontouni Tondemonai Iryoku wo Hakkishita Ken Nitsuite
とんでもスキルが本当にとんでもない威力を発揮した件について
とんでもスキルで異世界放浪メシ
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Recommendations
Death March kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyusoukyoku (WN) (2)
Isekai Yururi Kikou ~Raising Children While Being an Adventurer~ (2)
The Elf Is a Freeloader (2)
Konjiki no Moji Tsukai (1)
Legend (1)
Will the Re-Summoned Hero Live as an Ordinary Person (1)

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Puddle
New Puddle rated it
May 10, 2018
Status: c59
A fun enough light story with a little humor on the side. If you want a deep or intricate world building this isn`t what you want. But if you want something to relax and read I think you'll like it.
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shadowtrap2010
New shadowtrap2010 rated it
May 8, 2018
Status: c83
This novel is good, not extremly I gota kill someone kinda novel you used to see. The MC is coward but that doesnt matter since his ally fill in the slot for him. I still hope he change in the future though but it kinda like Deathmach foodie favorite adventure !!!
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riotguards
riotguards rated it
September 25, 2016
Status: c17
I'll be honest, the synopsis spins a greater story than what is actually presented, within 17 short chapters I have learned more about boar meat than actual world building.

The "outrageous skill which has incredible powers" so far has only show itself to be able to purchase regular stuff like water and spices, not that it matters, the MC hardly uses it aside from buying a few things and even then there's barely any interesting element at play when the MC uses it.

The world itself is rather lacking, there's magic, skills,... more>> weapon mastery, etc but nobody actually uses it (except MC but sparingly) and interactions with the world are kept to a bare minimal except when it comes to trivial matters, the world is just as one dimensional as the characters.

Aside from the horrendous use of grammar the worst offender is the amount of pointless dribble that is inserted into the chapter as if the author was a novice taxidermist who pushed far too much stuffing to distract you on the horrible quality of work.

After a certain characters comes into the story its quickly hijacked by food segments in each chapter, the segments are usual half a chapter long (give or take) the quality however is S**t, here's a segment of the "fine" segment.

Spoiler

"... But there is no rice

Rice would make it better

I... forgot completely

This, would be the best with rice"

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In conclusion this isn't a novel so much as a half baked writing assessment, there was definitely potential in the concept but whether it was laziness or lack of skill this is definitely something that is not worth your time. <<less
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aridharma
aridharma
May 8, 2016
Status: --
I have read until latest chapter. 'Gourmet Adventure of Legendary Tamer ' is correct tittle for this novel. With more than 30% chapter is about cooking magical beast meat. If you like gourmet MC look like you will like this novel
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Felix3D
Felix3D rated it
May 22, 2016
Status: c9
It is... pretty rough. The language is stilted, which while a function of the translation, is also largely because of the original work. (BTW, the yAmi translation is superior) The phrasing and flow are terrible - it starts and stops, leaps and lurches. This was written in almost a "stream of consciousness" style, (like Kuma Kuma Bear) but I can only describe this as akin to "mental Diarrhea". To compare this to Wordmaster is frankly an insult to Wordmaster, as this is a Mary Sue (Brainy, sees-the-truth-of-the-world, and utterly... more>> Hax Powered) in every sense with no inkling of struggle or development. Furthermore, it's clear that the setting and the characters are only there as window dressing - they serve as scenery for the MC to shine against. There is no sense of agency, no sense of individuality when it comes to characters.

If you want cooking magical animals, look for something else. It really isn't that kind of work IMHO. It's much like how in Shield Hero there was a merchant era that quickly was developed out of, this feels like a transition stage.

Basically if you like the "Modern Conveniences stomp over generic fantasy world" and "Protagonist can do no wrong" genres, and either have enough brain damage, or more likely the "Bad (fan) fic induced Brain Damage Resistance" trait leveled up to 4/10, you should be fine.

I'll wait until the arcs fully form before putting a true rating down, but for now, it's a provisional 2/5. <<less
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MaxMax
MaxMax rated it
May 24, 2017
Status: c6
A business oriented skill is given to a thickheaded MC without any business sense, innovation, or knowledge of abusing/playing economical policies.. Literally the worst skill for someone as dense as the MC to use.

With the power to generate food, goods, clothing, and weapons out of nothing using a magic skill that runs off of money, The MC wants to leave a country that will be plagued by war, starvation, and lack of goods...

Come on! This guy is seriously a businessman??? that's like sending a Christmas card in August...

The MC and... more>> his way of doing things is generally disappointing.. <<less
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Fluffums
Fluffums rated it
January 30, 2018
Status: c62
Laid-back slice-of-life story about the travels of a Fenrir and his personal chef.

Seriously, though, the protagonist is a normal person in every way - the only talent he seems to have is above average but not professional cooking ability. His personality, strength, intelligence, and common sense are actually normal. And people react well to his cooking mainly because he uses great ingredients.

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Even the food from the "real world" that he brings over is mostly good because it gives stat boosts to people eating it. It gives the kind of rush people describe when they dope up on stimulants, so of course adventurers and battle maniacs like Fel would like it.

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And while the protagonist doesn't have the motivation to carry an action/adventure storyline, he at least reacts like the adult he is and thinks things through. He also shows interest in the world around him, so he doesn't need other people to force him to act. I really get the "innocent bystander" feeling from this guy more than any other "accidental" summonings of people who just so happened to have really eccentric personalities and adapt extremely well to the new world. Yeah, this protagonist can't carry the novel by himself. But he doesn't have to - he'll gain fun and quirky pets and acquaintances.

And the characters become more interesting and likeable as the story goes on. The setting gets more interesting the more you learn, too, and there are action scenes here and there, but the heart of the story is still basically watching a dog owner spend time with his (very) large, (way too) energetic dog. As a slice of life, 5/5 would mofu mofu the Fenrir again recommend. <<less
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GodTurtleOm
GodTurtleOm rated it
August 17, 2017
Status: c376
Mukouda works as chef, baggage carrier, and human liaison to his 3 overpowered monster companions. Occasionally he talks with gods, and sends them sweets, food, and alcohol on a weekly basis, and they give him stuff like Blessings for him and companions, or a Skill, or a useful tool. He's also been amassing more money than he knows what to do with, or what even the author knows what do with. Side characters are amusing enough, but it's mostly just slice-of-life, and no major plot developments.

General spoilers:

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Spoiler

Besides Fer and Sui, they're later joined by a mini-dragon (Dora-chan) that just as much a battle maniac as Fer and as much a food lover as the rest of them. Mukouda gets minor Blessings from the Fire and Earth goddesses, Sui gets a normal Blessing from the Water Goddess and the Blacksmith God. Fer and Dora get Blessings from the War God. Wind and Water Goddesses like snacks, Earth Goddess like beauty products, and Fire, War, Blacksmith Gods get varied types of alcohol. Also, the male gods granted him an Absolute Defense and Double Experience skill, because he can expand the shopping choices of Net Supermarket skill as he levels up, and if he died they'd miss out on the goodies he could give them. Despite that, MC is relatively weak in magic and combat terms, but with how absurdly powerful his familiars are it doesn't really matter. The male gods also put together a Divine artifact that allows them to stamp weapons (or themselves) in order to fight undead so they'd have an easier time in one dungeon.

At one point the Creator God finds out how much all the other gods have been bothering Mukouda with requests for otherworld stuff, and makes them go a month without otherworld food, drinks, and beauty products. After Mukouda thanks him with some sake, the Creator God gives him a (small) Blessing which affects his lifespan, so he'll probably live another 1000 years or so. Now he's sending offerings to 4 goddess and 3 gods, but it's more on his terms.

MC has a side-business with otherworld beauty products, which is fairly lucrative but hardly necessary, since the monster materials from the random things they hunt in the wild and in dungeons are both plentiful, rare enough, and high quality that Adventurer Guilds are limited financially in how much they can actually buy from him. Still, now he has a mansion with a couple families to work there and on his side business and guards to protect his estate.

If you're curious about the 3 teenagers he got summoned with, they realized they were in a honey trap, but one had already had a slavery bracelet placed on her. Fortunately, that hand got cut off and they all escaped together to another country, and the three got married, and one of the gods was nice enough to subtly guide them to a dungeon chest with a weak elixir to regrow her arm, along with some money. I can imagine the MC sending them a care package later, but he's not especially concerned about their goings-on.

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Tykos
Tykos rated it
February 17, 2018
Status: c47
This is the single most frustrating novel I have ever read. Main character is a pu**y and I mean a huge one. I dont care if the MC is cowardly, I can understand it, you are thrown into a new world and you are afraid of fighting. But this is too much, MC is partnered with the strongest beast in the world, can power level all he wants because Fenrir can make a barrier that protects him from everything, aside from the Ancient Dragon, and he is still scared sh*ttless... more>> when he is forced to fight, even when he is not attacked, he is scared! I can understand once or twice, but as the novel progresses he becomes more of a coward. There is no using wits to succeed, he can basically sell things from his unique skill and things Fenrir catches so there is nothing in that department either. This is just a novel about a gutless chicken who cooks for monsters and waits for them to do everything for him. If Fenrir wasnt here, MC would have died, because he would be too scared to walk on the streets. It was just a giant cringefest all around, the only upside is that the monsters are awesome, if something changes Ill pick it up again, but till then, I dont wanna see this novel again. <<less
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MoJo
MoJo rated it
February 6, 2017
Status: c1
It's a very common plot that could qualify as a sub-genre. The whole other world hero summons mix-up/innocent bystander plot, also that the nobles are really selfish tyrants is very "in" these days with all the angst ridden emo gritty re-boat nonsense. Seems to me some readers aren't satisfied unless the author doesn't fan service you like an adolescent constantly wanking off or your protag is a blood soaked revenge driven murderer. So this is refreshingly different in that way. No pervert fan service, no bloody emo killer, no massive... more>> dramas, no forced romantic cliche slave girl/bimbo. It's a slice of life, a man and his canine going on an adventure with him cooking lots of meals along the way. The protag is a sensible guy who actively avoids unnecessary trouble. Someone you could relate to as a real life reaction to a crazy situation. All in all, if you like slice of life genre or even cooking stories it's worth a read. <<less
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vampirenelf
vampirenelf rated it
January 2, 2018
Status: c42
A really worthy novel to read.

The MC is not OP and he has help from an OP character which is not human which makes it interesting and funny.

I like how the author cares for cooking details. I was drooling reading the cooking part 🤤

There is also a manga version of this, definitely check it out 😉 I got hooked with this novel because of the manga, but the novel is also pretty well translated 😆
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crystal magic
crystal magic rated it
April 15, 2018
Status: c81
Normally I’m more of a romance story kind of girl but this is supper funny and a nice light read. Don’t read this and want a life changing story, but it’s really fun to have someone summoned and do their own thing and not have any interest in world domination and fighting. Instead food and a easy life is all that is really wanted.
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Midnight Coffee
Midnight Coffee rated it
June 30, 2017
Status: c32
Don't expect anything great from this novel. This is just a simple, light hearted story about a guy who has a so very convenient skill in another world.

I am not a good reviewer, I'll just state the obvious. The story is pretty laid back, and will only continue slowly, I read to chapter 32 and I'm not sure if the novel is progressing or not. It just felt like they're happily, leisurely spent their time.

I am not a cook, or gourmet, and I don't really like or hate the cooking... more>> description in the novel although I feel that it's rough.

Well, read this novel if you have some useless time to spend, really, don't expect anything great from this novel. <<less
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loryan
loryan
February 26, 2016
Status: --
Not impressed by the setting, it seems a rip-off from konjiki no wordmaster and the writing style also doesn't seem all that great. Still, it's only the first chapter and the translator has done a wonderful job (it doesn't look like MTL at all) so I'll stick with it for a few more chapters.
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yorisoullast
yorisoullast rated it
February 28, 2018
Status: c73
Good start but turn bad for each chapter. world building is slow, character building? MEEHH... always follow same pattern, fighting monster - MC to scare to fight (ends up cowering) - Fer end up the fight on one hit - cooking happily ever after.

The good chapter is only when MC dismantling the bounty and shock people, it's pretty funny but that's all. Then again he was to scared to show Chimaera and Orthros, what's the point? they dead already (-_-)

And the most silly thing is the MC is too... more>> afraid to gave his fenrir otherworld food just because it can gave a tremendous boost stat!!! I can understand if he don't want to because it can make fight to easy to win. BUT NO!!! he just scared and that's it.

The MAIN problem on this novel is the MAIN character. Want to learn magic but afraid to used it on fight, ended up looking for new recipe than improve battle skill, and HE SCARED ALMOST FOR ANYTHING!!! <<less
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TerraCeline
TerraCeline rated it
June 18, 2016
Status: c12
I'm writing this after reading Chapter 12. Despite the slow pace, the story is really starting to move along. He's gained his first familiar. From the cover art, I can see that he'll encounter probably at least one more. He's dual registering with the merchant guild and the adventurer guild because his pet brings back high-quality prey for him to cook and the leftovers can be sold to the adventurer guild. I think this story has a ton of potential.

The translator just announced that they are dropping the series,... more>> though. Guess, this is another could-have-been, unless it's picked up. <<less
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Raenef
Raenef rated it
March 31, 2018
Status: c73
I wonder how I could read it till 73...

Story sums up to (spoiler) :

- fenrir one hits everything

- protagonist cooks with the special special ways

- phrase you know used all the time

- flees a country only to stupidly gets abused in another and saying tx for it
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Wyntile
Wyntile
March 29, 2018
Status: c80
I just came off from skim reading chapter 80... This novel did have other heroes in the beginning right? When will we ever get to having at least 1 or 2 chapters perspectives on them? This novel should honestly have its "action" genre tag removed, as there is hardly any action going on, since the protagonist doesn't do jack sh*t and leaves all the fighting to his minions - to which that usually ends in a matter of a few short sentences.

... You can tell from my reactions above... more>> that this novel isn't a good read at all, at least imho. Unless you're the type of person who loves cooking or love reading about cooking to death in every single chapter, you won't get much excitement reading this novel. Yes, I have watched other slice of life anime such as Natsume Yuujinchou, so I do love my share of slice-of-life from time to time, but even for me this novel is boring as heck. <<less
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huizizek
huizizek rated it
August 16, 2017
Status: c37
Food, and getting hungry and an interesting spin on isekais, just like the manga dungeon meshi where the focus is food, and a nice take on repeating plots. I recommend this solely because its different and feels fun despite being a short read
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BrotherofHavok
BrotherofHavok rated it
January 18, 2017
Status: c20
I say this about a lot of LN stories, but this story has potential.

MC is op in the sense that he could break the world's economy, and the giant mythical wolf that follows him is the OP 'power' which also gets him valuable goods that have nothing to do with his own powers.

The writing is better than other stories i've read; I just hope the translator comes back. Will edit for a more detailed review later when more chapters come out, but for now I would recommend this only to... more>> people that are patient enough to wait for more releases. <<less
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talosparoxi
talosparoxi rated it
May 6, 2018
Status: c68
It's a pretty good, if a bit slow, story that's mostly about cooking.

If you're in the mood for action or drama this won't fit your need at all, but if you just want a funny little story to pass the time, and maybe rev up your appetite a bit, then this is a pretty good read.

Overall, it's not amazing but for what it is, it's enjoyable enough. If you're not interested in this kind of story however, then this novel isn't going to convince you otherwise.
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Garcera-Sama
Garcera-Sama rated it
March 25, 2018
Status: --
I like it but the story is getting boring and I started anticipating the Idle Talk chapters rather than the real chapters so yeah as long as there's nothing big happening I'm gonna wait until this finishes and just read it for fun
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