Risou no Himo Seikatsu
The Ideal Sponger Life
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Risou no Himo Seikatsu

Alternative Titles

English: The Ideal Sponger Life
Japanese: 理想のヒモ生活


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Feb 3, 2017 to ?
Genres: Drama Drama, Fantasy Fantasy, Romance Romance
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Young Ace
Authors: Watanabe, Tsunehiko (Story), Hinotsuki, Neko (Art)


Score: 7.281 (scored by 30553,055 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #44942
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1337
Members: 10,659
Favorites: 79

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One day, average salaryman Yamai Zenjirou has an out-of-this-world experience—literally! He's pulled from Earth and dragged to another world where magic thrives and a gorgeous, powerful queen needs a consort. Now he's being pressured to marry that very monarch and help her bear a child. Will Zenjirou accept this life of lazy, luxurious love at the cost of leaving his home behind?

(Source: Seven Seas Entertainment)


Risou no Himo Seikatsu has been licensed in English as The Ideal Sponger Life by Seven Seas Entertainment.

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Feb 20, 2018
Sippers (All reviews)

Can I just say wow? I don't think I've ever gone into a series expecting less and been so so wrong. If you read the description or look at the cover art your first reaction will probably be "Really? Another isekai harem? When will the SAO wannabes finally die?", and then you will precede to read it anyway as a guilty pleasure because you're bored trash and have nothing better to do.

Allow me to say one thing:


So you know how typical isekai protagonists are some hated garbage of humanity, read more
Oct 23, 2020
Watame (All reviews)
Isekai, you are just like a bad habit and you are perfectly aware of the fact that it is bad for you, but you can never have enough of it.

In a nutshell
Zenjirou Yamai decides to take a walk on his day off, but he is summoned in a completely unknown world by a gorgeous woman. Upon arriving in the new world, the woman makes an offer worth Yamai’s while. I mean, who would not want to marry a hot queen, right?

Thankfully, unlike many other cliché counterparts, The Ideal Sponger Life is somewhat different because of the male protagonist. You do know these clichés, read more
Jul 13, 2020
EuropeanHirotaka (All reviews)
** I'm not native english speaker, sorry for any mistakes.

I started reading this work without any expectations. I already kind of gave up on Isekai due to having some boring elements such as extremely strong or extremely cowardly protagonists, completely passive heroes or Tsundere hysterics. But Risou no Himo Seikatsu seems to be one more at first glance, but it is not.

Story 8
Art: 10
Character: 9
Enjoyment: 10

Risou no Himo Seikatsu tells the story of Zenjirou, a simple Japanese worker who ends up being summoned to a fantasy world to marry Aura, a queen from a less developed kingdom than the land. The reason is his lineage read more
May 11, 2020
Dantalian2020 (All reviews)
Story: 8
Art: 10
Characters: 10
Enjoy: 10
Overall: 9

What a beautiful manga I just saw.

Do not be fooled by this manga, although it is isekai, it has nothing of the basic isekai cliche, more than
transported to another world, the protagonist is not strong, the manga does not revolve around him, waifu is not the stereotype of isekai's waifus, it can be said that roles are reversed here, the protagonist would come to be waifu and that is which makes this manga attractive along with its beautifully designed politics theme.

You can tell that I am an isekai anti-cliche by my comment, but it is not, read more

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