Goblin Slayer Gaiden: Year One
Goblin Slayer Side Story: Year One
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Goblin Slayer Gaiden: Year One

Alternative Titles

Japanese: ゴブリンスレイヤー外伝:イヤーワン
English: Goblin Slayer Side Story: Year One
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Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Sep 15, 2017 to ?
Genres: Action Action, Drama Drama, Fantasy Fantasy
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Young Gangan
Authors: Kagyuu, Kumo (Story), Sakaeda, Kento (Art)


Score: 7.931 (scored by 86538,653 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #8502
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Popularity: #668
Members: 22,921
Favorites: 248

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Three days after his sister's death, he finally regained the will to move. In the aftermath of a goblin raid, a lone boy mourns the loss of his village, his family...

Five years later, that same boy visits a city on the frontier and becomes an adventurer. Despite being the lowest rank and wholly inexperienced, the young adventurer immediately accepts a quest and sets out alone to raid a goblin lair. His mind already burning with a clear vision of his calling, the legend of Goblin Slayer begins!

(Source: Yen Press)


Goblin Slayer Gaiden: Year One has been simulpub in English as Goblin Slayer Side Story: Year One by Yen Press. It has also been published digitally in English by Square Enix through Manga UP!

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Jan 10, 2021
Preliminary (46/? chp)
[I never thought I'd say this, but this GOBLIN SLAYER spin-off seems to me very good]

⪻- Review | Comment and Reflection -⪼

The scoop on this manga is better than the original work. It consists of telling you IN DETAIL the past of the Goblin Slayer, and the development of him while hunting Goblins, and also the manga develops more secondary characters such as the receptionist, or the lancer, and this is important, since one of the biggest problems of the original work is that it already has the protagonist very developed and is very wise and intelligent, that is why the original work does not ...
Oct 4, 2021
Preliminary (60/? chp)
--Originally posted on 15-2-2020--

Yeah, more Goblin Slayer.

Story 7/10.

It's a prequel series about Goblin Slayer's past, along with all the other adventures you'll come across in the main Manga. I feel like this entire prequel should've been part of the main Manga, it's a way better introduction to the series and reveals a lot more about Goblin Slayer and what kind of struggles he went through to develop his skill in combat. It also does a great job focusing on the side characters and really fleshes them out throughout the manga.

Art 10/10.

Just like the main Manga, the art in this is absolutely stunning. For me it's ...
Mar 1, 2022
Preliminary (52/? chp)

I personally think, that this prequeal is actually better than the Main Manga.
The Main reason is, that it's Art & Story catches the "Savage"-Style, that i like about the series, more than the other Goblin Slayer Manga did
I felt like every Manga from the Goblin Slayer series focussed on something diffrent
Goblin Slayer (Main) focusses on Character Development
Goblin Slayer Tsubanari no Daikatana focusses on Edgyness
Goblin Slayer Brand New Day focusses on Interpersonal things
And Goblin Slayer Year One focusses on Savageness
And the Savageness is the biggest reason why I love Goblin Slayer this much and also why it's better than the other stories

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