The Loser Red Mage is Unmatched in Sage Time

  • Romanji: Hazure Akamadoushi ha Kenjyatime ni Musou suru
    Japanese: ハズレ赤魔道士は賢者タイムに無双する

    2 light novels published with 3 manga chapters and 102 web novel chapters.


    Leon is a failed red mage who constantly fails class changes - as a result, he acts as a support for his adventuring team, Wolf Fang Sword. Eventually, as all narou series do, he is fired from the party for not being strong enough.

    However, after leaving the team, as all narou series do, Leon finds that he was stifled by his own team. The fact that he has a “Sage” class was unprecedented, and it turns out that he can fight perfectly fine on his own. Not to mention that his Sage class has a hidden power which only activates in certain conditions...
    volume 1 cover

    This story gives similar vibes to Did You Know That a Playboy Can Change His Job to a Sage? both having similar character backgrounds and world settings. With adventurers exploring a tower in a party.
    Despite having put every conceivable effort, our little guy is having trouble upgrading his class from beginner to intermediate level. In order to be useful, he has raised his basic jobs to the limit, but he still gets kicked out of his current party. After finding out the real purpose why he was kept in the party, protagonist begin to despair and act out.
    But the guild master appears in the nick of time and gives our little hero a little help. Which may or may not involve sending him off to Stairway to Heaven, a brother our innocent protagonist mistakes for a massage parlour in the beginning.
    He is promptly made to lose his v-card and discovered sage time. He temporary upgrades his beginner class to intermediate one, learns new skills and gets a big status boost. Our little protagonist puts his newly acquired skills to use right away, making it a long and exciting night for both of our little protagonist and his partner. After exciting night that lasted longer than his sage time, our protagonist fails once again to advance his beginner class. Leaving him to ponder what is sage time and how to make use of it in the tower.
    Fate seems to finally throw him a bone as he gets a chance to ingratiate himself with a female only adventurer party. This is a R18 story, so you know where its going. Though it remains to see how our not-so-innocent-anymore protagonist is going to go about his current predicament.