Goblin Slayer
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Goblin Slayer

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Japanese: ゴブリンスレイヤー
English: Goblin Slayer
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Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: May 25, 2016 to ?
Genres: Action Action, Fantasy Fantasy
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Big Gangan
Authors: Kurose, Kousuke (Art), Kagyuu, Kumo (Story)


Score: 7.731 (scored by 3337733,377 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #15562
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #170
Members: 87,153
Favorites: 1,760

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In a world stalked by great beasts and frightening monsters, a more common creature is often overlooked: the goblin. While not as outright threatening as some of the larger nightmares out there, goblins are capable of grotesque feats of brutality in their own rights, often joining together in large bands and spreading destruction.

Enter the justly titled Goblin Slayer, whose sole mission in life is to wreak havoc on goblins, murdering as many of them as he possibly can. Utilizing the realm's reigning mission system for adventurers, Goblin Slayer makes sure to accept any and all goblin-related missions.

One of these quests brings him into contact with a young Priestess, who he rescues from an assault at the hands of a particularly nasty group of goblins who have raped and slaughtered her entire party. Although initially averse to human connection, Goblin Slayer begrudgingly finds himself developing an attachment to Priestess and the other party members that they gain along the way. Often tugged into massive adventures that pull him away from his goblin-murdering comfort zone, Goblin Slayer works to keep his party safe from harm and gradually overcomes the childhood trauma that crafted him into the killing machine he has become.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


Goblin Slayer is simultaneously published in English by Yen Press on the same day as the Japanese release. The publisher has been physically releasing the series since December 19, 2017. It has also been published digitally in English by Square Enix through Manga UP!


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Oct 12, 2016
Preliminary (4/? eps)
*Warning : May contain some minor spoilers...
Who am I kidding, this manga is awesome, just read it*

Story : 8
While the manga is fairly new and fresh, the story is progressively getting better with new side-characters with believable motives , relatable personality and overall looking very promising. To be fair, the first few chapters so far wasn't much for advancing the plot, but take it with a grain of salt since I consider these chapters a Prologue for grand up-coming story waiting to be told. While the manga may appear edgy at first glance , the author did a good job portraying how difficult ...
Feb 8, 2024
Mixed Feelings
Preliminary (21/? eps)
Goblin Slayer is kinda entertaining. It's not entertaining because it has a compelling plot, or any deep themes, or any multi-faceted characters (dear god no). Characters have such stupendously little depth that most of them don't even have proper names. That is not a joke. The four important main characters outside of the protagonist are referred to as "Elf", "Dwarf", "Guild Girl", and "Lizardman". Check the wiki if you don't believe me.

The setting is.. questionable. The premise is a generic RPG fantasy world except goblins are much more vile and dangerous. They wreak havoc every day by pillaging villages and raping women. Beginner adventurers attempt ...
Oct 17, 2018
Preliminary (27/? eps)
Honestly, Goblin Slayer does not impress me one bit into what it is looking to achieve, and I understand that a lot of people would buy it and praise Goblin Slayer, but I'm not one of those people.

Story: 1/10.

The story is not complicated, and the characters get as much depth as their names, which is none. Like many reviews have said before mine, this story will just follow the revenge story of one dude that "specializes" in killing goblins. His revenge path is justified, but what it isn't is the fact that he is the only one out of all the villagers to react ...

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