By the Grace of the Gods (神達に拾われた男; "Kamitachi ni Hirowareta Otoko"; The Man Picked up by the Gods) is a novel series written by Roy and illustrated by Ririnra.

Official Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Under the protection of the gods, a relaxed life with slimes in another world begins! One day, the life of middle-aged Japanese businessman Ryoma Takebayashi came to a rather sudden and disappointing end. Ryoma had never had a blessed life, but after his death, three great gods sought his cooperation and reincarnated him as a child in another world with swords and magic! Receiving a most cordial and divine welcome from the gods, Ryoma decides to live leisurely on his own in the forest for the time being. Working diligently at magic and hunting, Ryoma’s greatest passion comes to be researching his tamed slimes?! Training a variety of slimes (some newly discovered), the curtain rises on this easygoing life fantasy celebrating a second life with kind people in another world!
(Source: J-Novel Club)

Volumes[edit | edit source]

There are currently nine volumes. The first was released in Japan on September 22, 2017, and the latest was released on February 22, 2020. The series began releasing in English on February 1, 2020.

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No. Front cover Title of Novel Release Date
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September 22, 2017[JP]

February 1, 2020[EN]

November 22, 2017[JP]

April 18, 2020[EN]

March 22, 2018[JP]

May 31, 2020[EN]

July 21, 2018[JP]

August 30, 2020[EN]

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November 22, 2018[JP]

November 22, 2020[EN]

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March 22, 2019[JP]

February 15, 2021[EN]

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August 24, 2019[JP]

March 25, 2021[EN]

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February 22, 2020[JP]
August 22, 2020[JP]
December 22, 2020[JP]
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