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Goblin Slayer
Goblin Slayer!, volume 1.jpg
The cover of the first light novel.
ゴブリンスレイヤー
(Goburin Sureiyā)
Genre Dark fantasy[1]
Light novel
Written by Kumo Kagyu
Illustrated by Noboru Kannatsuki
Published by SB Creative
English publisher
Demographic Male
Imprint GA Bunko
Original run February 15, 2016 – present
Volumes 7 (List of volumes)
Manga
Written by Kōsuke Kurose
Published by Square Enix
English publisher
Demographic Seinen
Magazine Monthly Big Gangan
Original run May 25, 2016 – present
Volumes 5 (List of volumes)
Manga
Goblin Slayer Side Story: Year One
Written by Kento Eida
Published by Square Enix
English publisher
Demographic Seinen
Magazine Young Gangan
Original run September 15, 2017 – present
Volumes 2 (List of volumes)
Light novel
Goblin Slayer Side Story: Year One
Written by Kumo Kagyu
Illustrated by Shingo Adachi
Published by SB Creative
English publisher
Demographic Male
Published March 15, 2018
Volumes 1
Manga
Goblin Slayer: Brand New Day
Written by Masahiro Ikeno
Published by Square Enix
English publisher
Demographic Seinen
Magazine Monthly Big Gangan
Original run May 25, 2018 – present
Anime television series
Directed by Takaharu Ozaki
Written by
Music by Kenichirō Suehiro
Studio White Fox
Licensed by
Original network AT-X, Tokyo MX, Sun TV, BS11
Original run October 7, 2018 – present
Episodes 12
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Goblin Slayer (Japanese: ゴブリンスレイヤー, Hepburn: Goburin Sureiyā) is a Japanese dark fantasy light novel series written by Kumo Kagyu and illustrated by Noboru Kannatuki. A manga adaptation by Kōsuke Kurose is serialized in the Monthly Big Gangan magazine, and a second adaptation by Masahiro Ikeno runs in the same magazine. A prequel manga by Kento Eida runs in Young Gangan. Both the novels and the manga adaptations have been licensed by North American publisher Yen Press. Three audio drama CDs have been released, bundled with the fourth, sixth, seventh, and eighth light novels. An anime television series adaptation by White Fox premiered on October 7, 2018.

Premise[edit]

In a world of fantasy, adventurers come far and wide to join the Guild, in order to complete contracts for whatever jobs are available. An inexperienced priestess joins her first adventuring party, but comes into danger after her first adventurer contract involving goblins goes wrong. After the rest of her party is wiped out, she is saved by a man known as Goblin Slayer, an adventurer whose only purpose is the eradication of goblins with extreme prejudice.

Characters[edit]

The characters in this story do not carry proper names but are named by their classes.

Goblin Slayer (ゴブリンスレイヤー, Goburin Sureiyā)
Voiced by: Yūichirō Umehara[2]
The series' main character, an experienced silver ranked adventurer who only concerns himself with hunting goblins, to the point where the Guild has awarded him a Specialist classification due to both the sheer amount of goblins that he has killed as well as his work in studying their habits and biology. The jobs he takes only involve goblins and takes no others, though he often gets roped into more dire quests for reasons beyond his control. His appearance is not as glamorous or elegant due to using equipment that would seem lacking for an adventurer of his rank. While wearing only light armor and carrying a small round shield and occasionally a short sword that is routinely broken and has to be reforged or replaced several times, he also reveals in volume 4 that he wears a magical ring that allows him to breathe underwater. Dwarf Shaman noted that his equipment is perfectly suited for taking on Goblins in their dark and cramped lairs. His style of combat relies more on pragmatism such as setting traps, using a weapon against its user, and taking whatever advantage that may come. He even uses his own imagination to repurpose a protection spell in order to kill all the goblins in a burning elven fortress. His most defining trait is the hatred of goblins that fuels him and his actions. The reason behind this is his family and village were massacred by goblins, causing him to pursue a vendetta against all goblins everywhere. After he was orphaned, he was taken in by the uncle of his childhood friend, Cow Girl, and uses his income to pay for his stay. Though he is open to the idea of there being genuinely good goblins somewhere in the world, he believes that until proven otherwise, they can only be assumed to be evil due to the death and destruction they cause.
Priestess (女神官, Onna Shinkan)
Voiced by: Yui Ogura[2]
The main female protagonist. She initially is a porcelain rank adventurer, the lowest rank, as she had just joined. Her personality consists of being young, kind, and a generally helpful person. She is capable of using healing magic and protective spells with a high amount of proficiency. After her first goblin hunt rapidly goes downhill and she is saved by Goblin Slayer, she joins with him as a new party. Even after the events of her first job, she still wishes to be an adventurer and helps her party however she can. As she fights alongside Goblin Slayer, she learns how to use spells alternatively, gaining new spells, and has started to wear armor as the story progresses. Her backstory is that of an orphan raised in a temple into priesthood along with other orphans like her.
High Elf Archer (妖精弓手(エルフ), Erufu)
Voiced by: Nao Tōyama[2]
A 2000 year old high elf adventurer. She came with Dwarf Shaman and Lizard Priest to find Goblin Slayer and recruit his help. They face some trouble earlier as they are unable to pronounce "Goblin Slayer" and refer to him by other names (mostly Orcbolg and Beardcutter), until they find him. They reveal their objective; due to the increase in other demon monsters, there are not enough people to deal with Goblins and the elf army cannot mobilize to attack goblins as it would create suspicion and panic, if the army were focusing only on taking out the weakest monsters. They wish to hire Goblin Slayer to help them kill goblins. Her party also joins him to help him. She initially looks down on Goblin Slayer, due to his unkempt and weak appearance, but later comes to respect him, when she sees him in battle. She initially comes off as rather naive, believing that Goblin Slayer is an affront to the idea of an Adventurer because he does not actually go on what she considers "adventures", but after their encounter with Ogre she comes to realize just how strong and brave Goblin Slayer is and becomes determined to make him go on a true adventure with her and the rest of their party. She is a light-weight when it comes to drinking. She is Silver Rank.
Dwarf Shaman (鉱人道士(ドワーフ), Dowāfu)
Voiced by: Yuichi Nakamura[2]
A 170 year old dwarf adventurer and Party member with High Elf and Lizard Priest. He is a cheerful and happy person mostly and is almost always arguing with High Elf Archer. As a Dwarf, he is good with metal, stone, and alcohol. At first glance, he is able to tell that Goblin Slayer is experienced and strong. He sometimes proves more knowledgeable than High Elf, despite being much younger. He is Silver Rank.
Lizard Priest (蜥蜴僧侶(リザードマン), Rizādoman)
Voiced by: Tomokazu Sugita[2]
A Lizardman adventurer and Party Member with High Elf and Dwarf Shaman. Like Priestess, he can also heal, but he also uses a sword to fight and can summon skeletal familiars to assist him in battle. He often acts as a mediator between Dwarf and High Elf, stopping their arguments. He is a very calm and composed person. He cares deeply about nature due to his religion. He is also extremely enamored with the taste of cheese, which he finds exotic as his people do not raise livestock. He is a Silver Rank.
Cow Girl (牛飼娘, Ushikai Musume)
Voiced by: Yuka Iguchi[2]
Goblin Slayer's childhood best friend and a farm hand on her uncle's farm. Her uncle took her in on his farm once her family and the Goblin Slayer's were massacred by Goblins during their childhood. The reason she survived was because she was out of town before the attack.
Guild Girl (受付嬢, Uketsuke Jō)
Voiced by: Maaya Uchida[2]
A young woman who runs the Guild's front office as a receptionist and hands out contracts to adventurers. She shows concern for the villages pleading for help against the goblins, and is exasperated from how few experienced adventurers would take such jobs. This problem would leave inexperienced rookies to die from them, or worse. She holds great amounts of respect for Goblin Slayer, due to his willingness to take on many goblin contracts others would not touch.
Witch (魔女, Majo)
Voiced by: Yōko Hikasa[2]
Spearman (槍使い, Yari Tsukai)
Voiced by: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka[2]

Media[edit]

Light novels[edit]

The light novels are written by Kumo Kagyu and illustrated by Noboru Kannatsuki. The series was originally published online.[1] SB Creative published the first volume under their GA Bunko imprint on February 15, 2016.[1][3] Eight volumes have been released in Japan so far.

A spinoff novel written by Kagyu and illustrated by Shingo Adachi, titled "Goblin Slayer Side Story: Year One" (ゴブリンスレイヤー外伝:イヤーワン, Goburin Sureiyā Gaiden: Iyā Wan), was published in March 2018.[4]

Kagyu will launch a new spinoff, titled "Goblin Slayer Side Story 2: Daikatana of Singing Death" (ゴブリンスレイヤー外伝2 鍔鳴の太刀《ダイ・カタナ》, Goblin Slayer Gaiden 2: Tsubanari no Daikatana), in the Gangan GA online magazine. The series will run for nine chapters.[5]

The fourth volume of the light novel included an original audio drama CD written by Kagyu,[6] as did the sixth,[7] seventh,[8] and eighth volumes.[9]

Yen Press licensed the novels for publication in North America, and has scheduled the first volume for release on December 20, 2016.[10][1] Yen Press has also licensed the Goblin Slayer Side Story: Year One spinoff.[11]

Volumes[edit]

No.Japanese release dateJapanese ISBNEnglish release dateEnglish ISBN
1 February 15, 2016[3]ISBN 978-4-7973-8615-8December 20, 2016[12]ISBN 978-0-316-50159-0
  1. "The Fate of Some Adventurers"
  • Interlude: "The Gods"
  1. "Cow Girl's Day"
  2. "Guild Girl's Reflections"
  3. "The Mountain Fortress Burns"
  • Interlude: "Guild Girl"
  1. "Unexpected Visitors"
  • Interlude: "The Heavy Warrior"
  1. "Traveling Companions"
  1. "Goblin Slayer"
  2. "Goblin Slaying"
  3. "The Strong Ones"
  • Interlude: "The Hero"
  1. "Dozing"
  2. "A Party of Adventurers"
  3. "Over the Goblins' Hill"
  4. "The Fate of an Adventurer"
2 May 14, 2016[13]ISBN 978-4-7973-8752-0April 18, 2017[14]ISBN 978-0-316-55322-3
  1. "Adventures and Daily Life"
  • Interlude: "Of the Gods Making Merry"
  1. "Goblin Slayer in the Water Town"
  • Interlude: "Of the Two of Them, Then"
  1. "Random Encounter"
  • Interlude: "Of the Young King"
  1. "Between Adventures"
  2. "Onward Unto Death"
  1. "Riddles"
  2. "Whispers and Prayers and Chants"
  • Interlude: "Of an Adventurer Quite Meddling with Other Adventurers"
  1. "A Moment's Rest"
  • Interlude: "Of the Slaying of the Evil Sect"
  1. "The Monster That Must Not Be Named"
  2. "City Ruins and Magical Traps"
  3. "There and Back Again"
3 September 15, 2016[15]ISBN 978-4-7973-8834-3August 22, 2017[16]ISBN 978-0-316-55323-0
  1. "Harvest Moon"
  • Interlude: "Of a Surprisingly Troublesome Woman"
  1. "Festival's Eve"
  • Interlude: "Of Concern Over This Year's Offering"
  1. "The Harvest Festival Brings Dreams"
  • Interlude: "Of the Mother Superior's Preparations for the Festival"
  1. "It's Your Smile That Matters"
  • Interlude: "Of the Gods' Creating a New Scenario"
  1. "A Scenario Overturned"
  • Interlude: "Of the Mastermind, Quite Full of Himself Behind the Scenes"
  1. "Seven Powers"
  • Interlude: "Of the Honored Hero and Her First Hail Mary Attack"
  1. "Cherish the Simple Days"
4 January 14, 2017[17][18]ISBN 978-4-7973-8955-5
ISBN 978-4-7973-8956-2 (LE)
December 19, 2017[19]ISBN 978-0-316-41188-2
  1. "Of Rookie Warrior and Apprentice Priestess"
  2. "Of a Certain Little Boy"
  3. "Of the Tavern Waitress"
  4. "Of a Perfectly Ordinary Goblin Nest"
  5. "Of a Day When He Isn't There"
  1. "Of the Destruction of the Demon-Enthralled Temple of Doom"
  2. "Of the Second Time the Necromancer's Plans Were Upset"
  3. "Of an Elf's Lazy Day"
  4. "Of the Three of Them, Some Months Ago"
  5. "Of Going There and Back Again"
5 May 15, 2017[20]ISBN 978-4-7973-9158-9September 18, 2018[21]ISBN 978-1-9753-2648-7
  1. "Tutorial"
  2. "Mass Combat"
  3. "Hack and Slash"
  4. "Rebuild"
  • Interlude: "Of Those Who Were Waiting"
  1. "Dungeon Raid"
  2. "Goblins' Crown"
  • Interlude: "Of the Gods Breathing a Sigh of Relief"
  1. "After Session—a New Dawn"
6 September 15, 2017[22][7]ISBN 978-4-7973-9159-6
ISBN 978-4-7973-9160-2 (LE)
January 22, 2019[23]ISBN 978-1-9753-2784-2
7 March 15, 2018[24][8]ISBN 978-4-7973-9161-9
ISBN 978-4-7973-9529-7 (LE)
8 October 15, 2018[25][9]ISBN 978-4-7973-9809-0
ISBN 978-4-7973-9808-3 (LE)

Side stories[edit]

No.TitleJapanese releaseEnglish release
1Goblin Slayer Side Story: Year One
Goburin Sureiyā Gaiden: Iyā Wan (ゴブリンスレイヤー外伝:イヤーワン)
March 15, 2018[4]
ISBN 978-4-7973-9041-4
October 30, 2018[26]
ISBN 978-1-9753-0284-9
2Goblin Slayer Side Story 2: Daikatana of Singing Death
Goblin Slayer Gaiden 2: Tsubanari no Daikatana (ゴブリンスレイヤー外伝2 鍔鳴の太刀《ダイ・カタナ》)
  1. "Red Blade of Doom"
  2. "Proving Grounds of Wire Frame"
  3. "Bushwhacker and Highwayman"
  4. "Critical of the Tiger"
  5. "Trial of Champions"
  1. "Dead Space"
  2. "Lair of the Evil Samurai"
  3. "Daikatana of Singing Death"
  4. "Youth and Ash, Side by Side"

Manga[edit]

A manga adaptation by Kōsuke Kurose began serialization in the June 2016 issue of Square Enix's seinen manga magazine Monthly Big Gangan on May 25, 2016.[1] Yen Press licensed the series at the same time as the light novels,[10][1] and are simulpublishing the chapters in English as they are released in Japan.[27][28]

Artist Kento Eida launched a prequel manga, titled Goblin Slayer Side Story: Year One, in Square Enix's seinen magazine Young Gangan on September 15, 2017.[29] As with the main manga, the prequel is simulpublished by Yen Press.[30]

A second adaptation of the main story, this one titled Goblin Slayer: Brand New Day and illustrated by Masahiro Ikeno, began serialization on Square Enix's Monthly Big Gangan on May 25, 2018. The story adapts the light novels starting with volume four.[31] Yen Press is also simulpublishing Brand New Day.[32]

Takashi Minakuchi will launch a manga adaptation of the Tsubanari no Daikatana novel on Square Enix's Manga Up! app and on the Gangan GA website.[33]

Goblin Slayer[edit]

No.Japanese release dateJapanese ISBNEnglish release dateEnglish ISBN
1 September 13, 2016[34]ISBN 978-4-7575-5116-9December 19, 2017[35]ISBN 978-0-316-43972-5
  • "Chapter 1"
  • "Chapter 2"
  • "Chapter 3"
  • "Chapter 4" + Omake
2 February 25, 2017[36]ISBN 978-4-7575-5258-6March 20, 2018[37]ISBN 978-0-316-44823-9
  • "Chapter 5"
  • "Chapter 6"
  • "Chapter 7"
  • "Chapter 8"
  • "Chapter 9" + Omake
3 September 13, 2017[38]ISBN 978-4-7575-5471-9June 19, 2018[39]ISBN 978-1-9753-2747-7
  • "Chapter 10"
  • "Chapter 11"
  • "Chapter 12"
  • "Chapter 13"
  • "Chapter 14"
  • "Chapter 15" + Omake
4 March 13, 2018[40]ISBN 978-4-7575-5471-9November 13, 2018[41]ISBN 978-1-9753-2806-1
  • "Chapter 16"
  • "Chapter 17"
  • "Chapter 18"
  • "Chapter 19"
  • "Chapter 20"
  • "Chapter 21"
5 September 25, 2018[42]ISBN 978-4-7575-5860-1
Chapters not yet in tankōbon format

The following manga chapters were serialized in Big Gangan and published digitally by Yen Press, but have not yet been collected into a volume:

  • "Chapter 22"
  • "Chapter 23"
  • "Chapter 24"
  • "Chapter 25"
  • "Chapter 26"
  • "Chapter 27"
  • "Chapter 28"

Goblin Slayer Side Story: Year One[edit]

No.Japanese release dateJapanese ISBNEnglish release dateEnglish ISBN
1 March 13, 2018[43]ISBN 978-4-7575-5653-9December 11, 2018[44]ISBN 978-1-9753-2928-0
  • "Chapter 1"
  • "Chapter 2"
  • "Chapter 3"
  • "Chapter 4"
  • "Chapter 5"
  • "Chapter 6"
2 September 25, 2018[45]ISBN 978-4-7575-5861-8
Chapters not yet in tankōbon format

The following chapters were serialized in Young Gangan and published digitally by Yen Press, but have not yet been collected into a volume:

  • "Chapter 7"
  • "Chapter 8"
  • "Chapter 9"
  • "Chapter 10"
  • "Chapter 11"
  • "Chapter 12"
  • "Chapter 13"
  • "Chapter 14"

Goblin Slayer: Brand New Day[edit]

The following chapters were serialized in Monthly Big Gangan and published digitally by Yen Press, but have not yet been collected into a volume:

  • "Chapter 1"
  • "Chapter 2"
  • "Chapter 3"
  • "Chapter 4"

Anime[edit]

A 12-episode anime television series adaptation by White Fox premiered on October 7, 2018,[a] and will be broadcast on AT-X, Tokyo MX, Sun TV, and BS11.[46][47][48][49] The series is directed by Takaharu Ozaki, with scripts penned by Hideyuki Kurata and Yōsuke Kuroda, character designs handled by Takashi Nagayoshi and music composed by Kenichirō Suehiro.[50][48] The opening theme song will be performed by Mili,[50] while the ending theme song will be performed by Soraru.[46] The series will be simulcast by Crunchyroll[51] with Funimation streaming the simuldub.[52]

No. Title Original air date
1 "The Fate of Particular Adventurers"
"Aru bōkenshatachi no ketsumatsu" (ある冒険者たちの結末) 
October 7, 2018
A young Priestess joins a group of rookie adventurers who decide to raid a cave infested with goblins. Things quickly go awry when the inexperienced party is ambushed by goblins, resulting in all of them save for the Priestess being killed, raped or captured. The Priestess is rescued by the arrival of Goblin Slayer, who swiftly kills the goblins attacking her. She decides to follow Goblin Slayer as he proceeds deeper into the cave, killing more goblins and teaching her about their psychology and battle tactics. With the Priestess' help, Goblin Slayer is able to kill the remaining goblins, including a goblin shaman and hobgoblin. They then discover several goblin infants, which Goblin Slayer mercilessly kills to prevent them from becoming threats in the future. Despite the traumatic experience, the Priestess decides to join Goblin Slayer as his adventuring companion. 
2 "Goblin Slayer"
"Saki o korosu mono" (小鬼を殺す者) 
October 14, 2018
Goblin Slayer accompanies his childhood friend Cow Girl to the city to sell her uncle's farm produce. He later heads to the Adventurers Guild to find work, where he is treated by the rest of the adventurers as a weirdo due to his low quality armor and only accepting goblin quests despite being a high ranked adventurer. Nevertheless, Guild Girl is glad for his help since most adventurers don't take goblin quests due to their low pay and those that do are inexperienced. Goblin Slayer reveals his past that his village was attacked by goblins, killing the villagers including Cow Girl's parents and saw his older sister raped and killed by them. This led him to train himself and learn how to kill goblins but also resulted in making him socially awkward and obsessed with killing goblins which Cow Girl's uncle warns his niece that Goblin Slayer will never be normal. Nevertheless, Cow Girl continues to support her friend since she wish to apologize to him for not bringing with him to the city on the day before the goblins attacked their village. Later, Goblin Slayer and Priestess attack a fortress occupied by goblins where they burn it down and prevent the goblins from escaping. Elsewhere, a High Elf and her companions are looking for an adventurer named Orcbolg. 
3 "Unexpected Visitors"
"Omoigakenai raikyaku" (思いがけない来客) 

Reception[edit]

The light novel ranked fifth in 2017 in Takarajimasha's annual light novel guide book Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi!, in the bunkobon category.[53]

The first volume of the manga reached 39th place on the weekly Oricon manga rankings, selling 20,360 copies in its first week.[54]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The series is listed to premiere on October 6 at 24:30, which is the same as October 7 at 12:30 AM.[46]

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