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“An immortal being was sent to the surface of the earth and met a boy living alone in the middle of tundra. The being can take the shape of dying things, but only if the “impetus” is stronger than the previous one. What sort of experiences and meetings will the being encounter while living forever?”
Imagine a main character that has no personality, well not yet anyway. The only way it can develop itself is by interactions with the people it meets, and that’s what Fumetusu no Anaya seems to explore. The unnamed being which is the main character has to explore the world and the people that he meets to learn everything from how to eat, how to live and how to communicate.
And while the power to change into anything may seem cool, the being can only take the form of something or someone that is dying, usually the person or character it has been interacting with throughout the story. So that means, be prepared to get your heart strings pulled as the mangaka has done a pretty good job of getting us emotionaly invested in some of the side characters only to spin a tragic tale.
In the fantasy world, there are MANY types of monsters and goblins are usually classified as the lowest tier of monsters. In typical fantasy tropes, they’re relegated as the cannon fodder, the monsters that are the easiest to kill and generally forgettable, not exactly the kind of monsters a hero would deign to put his effort into.
However, what if the main character of a story devotes his entire life and being to killing the lowest of the low, the most basic of monsters. That’s what the manga Goblin Slayer explores. Based on the light novel of the same name, it follows a rather silent main character which goes by the name (yep no guessing there) Goblin Slayer who has dedicated his life to, yes, slaying goblins exclusively.
However, his life is about to change when he meets up with a rather newbie priestess and the once silent and brooding Goblin Slayer will now see a new adventure open up to him, where he might do something other than just slaying goblins.
Typically when it comes to reincarnation-genre manga/stories, the main character is usually reincarnated as a human child retaining all his/her memories from before, giving them a leg-up in the new world. But what if instead of reincarnating as a human, the main character instead becomes a dragon?
That’s the premise of Jaryu Tensei where the main characters reincarnates as a dragon in another world after being dying in a car crash because a couple was making out. And while he has become an all powerful dragon, he’s just too lazy to do anything.
Read as he finally gets a human form and starts adventuring and exploring this new world he has been reincarnated in while picking some interesting characters in his party along the way.