Shinmai Renkinjutsushi no Tenpo Keiei

Management of a Novice Alchemist

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Japanese: 新米錬金術師の店舗経営
English: Management of a Novice Alchemist
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 2022 to Dec 19, 2022
Premiered: Fall 2022
Broadcast: Mondays at 21:00 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: ENGI
Source: Light novel
Genres: AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.611 (scored by 2414624,146 users)
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Ranked: #59732
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Popularity: #2685
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After her parents are killed by bandits, young Sarasa Feed is sent to an orphanage where she learns about the prestigious world of alchemy. Determined to follow in her late parents' footsteps and become an independent business owner, she enrolls at the Royal Alchemist Academy to train and get certified as an official alchemist.

Five years later, Sarasa graduates from the institution and nearly achieves her dream before realizing that she lacks the funds to do so. Left with little choice, she makes do with a low-priced storefront in a town situated far away from the bustling capital. Despite the threat of treacherous terrain and dangerous monsters in the remote countryside, Sarasa begins her exciting new life as an alchemist.

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Shinmai Renkinjutsushi no Tenpo Keiei was released on Blu-ray and DVD in three volumes from December 23, 2022 to February 22, 2023.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Feed, Louis

Nakamura, Genta


Yanagi, Kouhei

Village Chief

Tamai, Yuuki


Sugiyama, Riho

Baal, Yoku

Okitsu, Kazuyuki


Isogai, Noritomo
Teramoto, Nanshi
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"はじまるウェルカム" by Aguri Oonishi

Ending Theme

"Fine Days" by Nanaka Suwa


Dec 21, 2022
8.5-, Wasn't just a moe anime.

This anime was quite a mix of things. I was expecting a more moe happy cgdct anime, but right off the bat you get this sad to depressing backstory of Sarasa, which while it fortunately turns around for her and things are great. It continue when as other reviews have mentioned there is a bit of a tonal shift episodes later and continues to happen throughout the anime periodically. You get an interesting mix of things like Slice of Life and Action, Moe and gore/blood, Happy Village and Brutal Capitalist, and way more with a good part revolving around economics ...
Dec 19, 2022
Mixed Feelings
Wow, the new Atelier game is looking great! Oh wait...wrong material, we're talking about the anime version if there ever was an imitation of it, but in all the good and bad ways possible...which was just a plain ol' fantasy snoozefest.

It's almost a given that the SoL a.k.a Slice-of-Life genre can do no wrong, only except that the other genres overshadow it to showcase a bunch of features that ultimately weigh to nothing. And this is such the case for novelist Mizuho Itsuki's series that is Shinmai Renkinjutsushi no Tenpo Keiei a.k.a Management of a Novice Alchemist. As one of the many stories under the ...
Dec 21, 2022
Oh god i almost commited seppuku while watching this...

At first it looked like normal cgdct but then it came out like absolute nonsense.
Characters are flat like animal on highway and story is practicaly none. Almost 3/4 of time you watch infantile dialogues and the rest is ultimate walk in the park for mc. Oh and not to forget you know how its named "Management of a Novice Alchemist"? It has really nothing to do with any management or being novice and its not even about alchemy. Yea you will see some some kind of transmutation circle 2-3 times and some scenes with cauldron but thats ...

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