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Banished from the Hero's Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside (light novel)
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Feb 11, 2022 3:31 PM

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What a lovely ending. I feel this anime is very underrated, im glad to give it a big score. Hopefully there will be a second season.
Feb 15, 2022 1:27 AM
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I enjoy every episode of the series, the story is light enough to watch. but in the last few episodes I feel like the story is disconnected,maybe you missed some important scenes, but this anime is still worth watching
Feb 15, 2022 7:29 PM

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Considering the lack of fanfare surrounding new seasonal fantasy series, "Banished from the Hero's Party" felt like it was an answer to Anime fans hating on the generic "Isekai" genre by putting forth a fantasy series that has almost all the elements of your typical generic "Isekai" without it actually being an "Isekai".

But it was more than that in my opinion. There was no stereo typical over powered teenage male protagonist surrounded by a harem of cute female characters who would all but throw themselves sexually at the MC while the MC sexually comes across as some prude adolescence.

Above all the majority of the main characters were all grown adults and not a cast of children acting as if they have the responsibility of adults.

Some might find this series to be "mediocre" at best because it was light-hearted and there was a lack of action. But this wasn't suppose to be an action Anime to begin with. At most it gave us exactly what was advertised being a Fantasy Romance Slice-of-Life.

I really do feel this series was underrated. After finishing the final episode of this series I almost wish there could have been more to it.
Feb 16, 2022 7:32 AM

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Nice finale. Especially with Ruti being happy. She really is a hero, but when she goes around kicking ass, taking names and helping others she does so on her own accord.

Red and Rit are still together (duh) and I'm all for it!~ They deserve each other!

I'd say the staff did a good job of keeping this open ended. Like, if there's a 2nd season then that's cool, but if not, that's cool too
Feb 22, 2022 9:04 AM
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I'm so glad that Ruti got a new blessing that can control her hero blessing, more importantly her emotions came back (´。• ᵕ •。`)

I'm so curious why Yarandrala appeared in the ending, hope there will be 2nd season.




Feb 22, 2022 9:10 AM
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Does anyone understand wtf is the guy above me is talking about.




Feb 22, 2022 8:37 PM

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Despite my issues with this show, I really liked the ending.

Good for Theodora saving Tisse. And it looks like Albert finally had a change of heart which at this point I don't really care about.

Red and Rit were finally able to make good use of the double bed, nice. And yes, those are certainly beautiful (spectacular was such a meme translation lol).

I am so happy that Ruti can live a life as a normal girl from now on, she is so adorable.

Godwin running for his life as soon as he saw Red and Ruti was hilarious.

Some nice lore about the sacred swords and the first hero.

The cute and well-endowed receptionist voiced by Nao Touyama made one last appearance, yay!

And finally... Yarandrala! Don't tease me like that, show.

Oh well, I guess that's it. I liked it, but I have to say that I liked it less than I expected. The serious moments often felt awkward; the pace was weird many times, the animation was okay or even meh in the fights. But, the SOL part was nice and the lore behind the world is certainly interesting. The blessings were always an interesting concept and the info we got in the last arc makes you want to know more... not to mention the sudden appearance of Yarandrala at the last moment haha.
Feb 25, 2022 10:31 AM
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Rit Is really sum else Gotta love a woman like her
Mar 4, 2022 12:11 AM

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Show as a whole felt indecisive if they wanted to do slow life or not. Would have enjoyed it more if they just stuck to SoL and minor conflict events instead of bringing all of the heroes and villains and ancient ruins to this one place middle of nowhere that is supposed to be of no importance where this guy just happen to settle.
Mar 7, 2022 2:22 PM

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I enjoyed it overall. In particular the theme of not letting your grace dictate your fate.

While Ares was an awful person, I do pity him. At least he's free of his grace now. Which is more akin to a curse. Fortunately, Ruti was able to awaken a new destiny.

Red and Rit did another step forward too.
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Mar 13, 2022 9:29 AM

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Loved the ending tbh.
Btw, we got another one of these tropes?

The list just keeps growing!
DooMWhiteMar 13, 2022 9:33 AM


In most cases, the MAL Average Scores don't mean anything, here is a question: were the works made before 2000 all shit?
Why are they so damn scarce in the Top 50? Think about how MAL is quite literally a filtered amount of the Anime fanbase.

Here's a timeline of the Top 15 in which you can check that, almost always, the scores are affected by the freshness, popularity and other factors that have nothing to do with quality.

Mar 26, 2022 12:21 AM

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Imagine at the end she went instead "na screw them I'm living a slow life now I'm not a hero anymore, I'm not helping them"

That's the thing, if they're not doing hero stuff when they have the power they should realize people would die. SO the message kinda go through the roof at the end of the story with her accepting the job. You can have a slow life by choosing to not help people, sure, you would be an a**hole by not helping people, but it's your choice.

Geez, if you want this plot well done just go watch the Dreamworks movie Megamind, our heroes here are literally Metro man.
TitadouMar 26, 2022 12:26 AM
Apr 4, 2022 10:23 AM

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Good thing Tisse was healed and Ruti was free from the hero's blessing with a new blessing. Ah yes. Ruti and Red was finally not interrupted in their bed time scene now. Ruti being adorable and has emotions now. She finally have a better life with her big bro. And it seems she and Ritz are gonna share the same man? Heh.

Wholesome ending, but not so wholesome series. I didn't enjoy it that much but it was a decent show.
Apr 7, 2022 2:23 PM

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ZER0PT said:
I liked this more than I thought.
Usually I'm not a big fan of these very slow slice of life anime types.
But with this one I feel like the slow-paced peaceful moments were the best parts of it.
7/10. Rit is adorable.


Agreed I was gonna give it a 7, but actually decided to bump it up to an 8, I enjoyed my time with these characters more than I expected to.
Apr 8, 2022 1:48 PM

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Not much of a slow life seeing how passionate the romance between Rit and Red was... oh and also all the action. Overall the SoL was the more interesting side with the rest being meh.

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Apr 27, 2022 11:15 PM
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The last few episodes were a bit dreb. Cliche, (overly) cartoonish, cheap (to produce), plot holes, all at the same time. But the series did manage to pull off a full battle arc for a climax. I imagine if the show had kept the consistency and moved the plot at more natural pace — e.g. imagine expanding Albert’s interaction with hero’s party, imagine more SoL moments in Zoltan and only occasional movement on the yuusha line — well, the series wouldve ran out of time well before getting any such things done.

So, the last few episodes wouldve been a choice of keeping the consistency and quality or having a crescendo and climax of sort. Would it be better to keep the consistency and end with a cliff hang? Or would it be better to have a crescendo of sort, reach climax of sort and end with happyly-ever-after?

Is a failed climax still a climax?

I am not sure. And also not sure if the show is “good” or “very good”.

I would say the avg score on this show continues a disappointing trend in MAL in recent years of overhyping garbage and failure to recognize jobs well done.

The narration of much of the anime is well done and much better done than probably majority of those scoring higher in MAL. The Yuusha line and the apothecary line were were interlinked intelligently (before they collide) with good use of narrative orders and implied points of view. The underpinning world mechanics were woven into the story moments naturally and were developed somewhat — much MUCH more than a typical score-6.

The romance moments between Red and Rit were detailedly drawn and well choreographed. The pacing was natural and soothing. The romance wasnt over the top which is important for the soothing SoL feel.

It seems romance, like mecha and politics, is one of those categories where the particular audience set of MAL dislike — and the isekai tag made sure the anime was watched beyond the subset of audience for SoL.

Still, failure to recognize something well done — even if one’s interest lies elsewhere — is just that, a failure.
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Apr 30, 2022 10:37 PM

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although not the best anime during it's time but still I enjoyed watching it despite the cliche and generic setup for fantasy there something about anime like this that makes me watch it regardless of its ratings I guess I'm a sucker for adventure anime or isekai in general. kudos to the manga author and animators of this anime
May 12, 2022 3:44 AM

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seem that Yarandrala is about to crash their party next season or OVA lol
Jul 16, 2022 4:15 PM

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Enjoyed the show but it seems like it has a identity problem. It wants to be like a casual slice of life but also wants a big typical fantasy anime with lots of drama and plot. They set up plenty of characters and build up where they could keep teetering back and forth on these two genres and being a in between for the future.
Jul 24, 2022 2:44 PM
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I have to admit I honestly was expecting a let down ending for this one the themes and pacing early on did not lead you to believe that this was going to be a show that would feel pretty complete for a 13 episode show. And I know some people will say it was cliche and predictable it's it was to a degree but I like the way that the roles of each of the characters at least is the way they were defined by their blessings called out the types of stereotypes that often fall on people to remind us that we are ourselves not necessarily are occupation or job choice. On five golly Mr Crowley Wally has to be nominated for best bug buddy of season
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Sep 29, 2022 6:19 PM
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Good story, hope it will be have second season
Oct 4, 2022 3:43 AM

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A wholesome and sussy final episode ig. Finally finished this after 9 months of neglect lmao.

Never ending plan to watch list...

Oct 24, 2022 12:53 PM
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GOOD but bro why do i have to right something about it
Dec 27, 2022 9:39 PM
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I was shocked by how much I enjoyed this show. I thought it was pretty far from your average op-character-in-slice-of-life show.

Honestly, the ending was really great. If there wasn't a little spoiler at the end (and a S2), it would have been a 10/10 ending for me. 

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Dec 29, 2022 9:32 PM
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it was just ok, not likely to watch another season if it comes out.
Jan 3, 12:25 PM
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Jan 18, 12:53 PM

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just binged this. cant wait for s2
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