Clearing an Isekai with the Zero Believers Goddess, the Weakest Mage amongst the Classmates [Licensed by J-Novel Club]
Title : Clearing an isekai with the zero believers Goddess, the weakest mage amongst the classmates / [Weakest Mage]
Author : Isle Osaki
Illustrator : Tam-U
Publisher : Overlap
Bookwalker link : https://bookwalker.jp/de2a3e4762-34e2-47fd-8cfb-1ca27f2e0dea/
Couldn't see this one on the list but it's one of my current favourites.
A standard class summoning with our hero only receiving weird skills and status values lower than those of an average citizen.
He is left behind in the temple as his classmates are picked up by various countries.
Does our hero turn into Edgy McEdgelord and vow revenge against the world? No, he resolves to just learn what he can and live his life in the best way possible like the optimist he is. But on his first night away from the temple a meeting in his dreams will change his destiny forever....
This is a comedy action harem series with all the usual things that implies - overpowered waifus, devious goddesses and the odd battle. Overall though it's really good fun and I'd love to see it licensed.
Vol 1 Cover
I liked it much more than I thought I would, mainly because of the reasons stated by OP. It also pulled "weakest, but OP" card really nice - protagonists basic "firepower" is low, and doesn't change much throughout the series, most of his powerups are external and/or limited in use due to terrain/usage/time/etc. limits, so he has to be creative with his methods, and most of them are hinted on/explained/foreshadowed beforehand, so it doesn't look like asspull.
Series even features male support characters that aren't comic relief who are OP in their own ways and cover for MC's shortcomings
and even get laid before MC
Overall it's rather lighthearted read, though it does periodically hits in the feels darker moments, especially when it comes to religion and politics, and not in typical "bad nobles bad" way - most of the time their actions have pretty solid reasons behind them, even if consequences are really unpleasant.
+1 on this series. I think the action is great so far, and as Wellwisher said there's a good in-universe reason for the protagonist to be extremely powerful. Good mix of comedy, romance, and action.
6 Volumes are out now and the 7th is coming out soon.
There is also a manga adaptation with art that is quite nice.
Vol 1 link: https://store.over-lap.co.jp/Form/Product/ProductDetail.aspx?pid=EC0462
This series is fun, after reading the web novel I just wanted to actually buy the series so I'm stuck waiting for the day for this to get an English translation.
As people said the story and character are good.
The story itself is nothing super special but its done pretty good, and there's a lot of good subtle foreshadowing about future events and abilities.
The wide cast of characters are also fun, and yeah... not much else to say.
I like, and hopefully it gets a translation soon.
Shinja Zero no Megami-sama to Hajimeru Isekai Kouryaku
Clear the World like a Game with the Zero Believer Goddess [English text from cover of Japanese LN]
- Author: 大崎アイル | Osaki, Isle | Twitter
- Illustrator: Tam-U | Twitter | Pixiv
- Overlap Series page
- Japanese Wikipedia
- BW Series page
The WN is currently posting the final volume (Volume 11); the latest post was on 2021/08/27, just three days ago...
Overlap has had a steady publication rate of every four/five months for the LN, with no sign that it won't continue that way. Volume 7 was released on 2021/05/25.
The Manga adaptation has had 2 volumes released to date.
Licensed by J-Novel Club
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