The story of Yū Okano’s untalented adventurer reincarnated as a skeleton
Kodoani.com – “Overlap Bunko 9th Anniversary Online Event” announced on Sunday that the television anime adaptation of the light novel series The Unwanted Undead Adventurer (Nozomanu Fushi no Bōkensha) by Yū Okano got the green light.
The novel’s illustrator Gian drew up the following illustration to celebrate the news:
J-Novel Club is publishing both the light novel series and manga adaptation in English, and it describes the story:
Rentt Faina, a twenty-five year old adventurer, has been attacking monsters for a decade. However, without much talent for the job, Rentt found himself stuck hunting Slimes and Goblins for meager money each day. Little does he know, all this is about to change when he encounters a seemingly unexplored path in the Maze of the Moon’s reflections.
However, what awaits him at the end of the road, is not treasure or riches, but a legendary dragon that spares no time to devour him, A short time after waking up, Rentt finds himself not completely dead, but not alive anymore— You are nothing more than a pile of bones! Armed with nothing but a trusty sword, a tool belt, and a spooky new look, Rentt begins her quest as a newly reborn Skeleton to achieve Existential Evolution, hopefully one day. that will return to civilization in more human form.
Will Rentt succeed, or will the maze destroy him for the rest of his death…?
Okano launched the series on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō website in 2016, and OVERLAP published the first volume with illustrations by Jaian in October 2017. The 10th volume will release in Japan on May 25. 4.
An adaptation of Haiji Nakasone’s manga premiered on OVERLAP’s Comic Gardo website in November 2017. The ninth volume will ship in Jpaan on April 25.