The BEST episodes of By the Grace of the Gods

Every episode of By the Grace of the Gods ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of By the Grace of the Gods!

When 39-year-old Takebayashi Ryoma dies from blood loss (after sneezing and hitting his head on the ground), he is reincarnated as an 8-year-old boy in a fantasy world. Not the greatest way to bite the dust, but at least he reincarnates! Set on this path by three major gods, Ryoma begins to live a life of solitude in the forest, studying slimes. But if you’re a fan of isekai…you know life for him won’t be that simple.

Last Updated: 4/8/2024Network: Tokyo MXStatus: Continuing
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Clean-Up Duty, with the Slimes
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7.86
76 votes

#1 - Clean-Up Duty, with the Slimes

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/25/2020

Ryoma arrives at Miya's house, overflowing with trash from a nearby dump. Ryoma and his slimes show a remarkable ability to clean, a skill that, as it turns out, the town of Gimul desperately needs.

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First Time in Town, with the Slimes
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7.85
79 votes

#2 - First Time in Town, with the Slimes

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/18/2020

Ryoma and the Jamil family travel to Gimul, a mining town. There, Ryoma and Eliaria take the first steps in becoming professionals in their crafts. Ryoma is given another opportunity to flex his new powers.

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The New Slimes, with the Slimes
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7.81
67 votes

#3 - The New Slimes, with the Slimes

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/6/2020

With the business going more smoothly than Ryoma ever imagined, Ryoma is able to go back to studying his slimes and adventuring. He discovers several new types of slimes.

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The New Coworkers, with the Slimes
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7.80
66 votes

#4 - The New Coworkers, with the Slimes

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/29/2020

The laundry business explodes in popularity, so Ryoma rushes out on day two to hire more help. He meets Fei and Li Ling, foreigners with a hidden past.

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The Beginning of a New Era, with the Slimes
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7.74
68 votes

#5 - The Beginning of a New Era, with the Slimes

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/20/2020

Ryoma and Eliaria make another attempt to tame the limour birds. If they succeed, it would be a great milestone in their careers as monster tamers. However, whatever the outcome, their separation is inevitable as Eliaria leaves for school.

Directors: Takeyuki Yanase
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Laundry Business, with the Slimes
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7.73
73 votes

#6 - Laundry Business, with the Slimes

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/22/2020

The laundry business is ready to open. Ryoma hires new employees to help get his business started, and throws a party to express his thanks to the friends who have supported him thus far.

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Monster Hunting, with the Slimes
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7.68
73 votes

#7 - Monster Hunting, with the Slimes

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/8/2020

The Adventurer's Guild sets up a large-scale group of adventurers to deal with the massive monster infestation discovered in the abandoned mines. Ryoma joins them.

Directors: Takeyuki Yanase
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Taming Training, with the Slimes
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7.58
67 votes

#8 - Taming Training, with the Slimes

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/13/2020

The Jamil ducal family are all experts in the art of monster taming magic. Ryoma and Eliaria receive the Jamil elders' tutelage to further hone their taming magic.

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The Lady's Training Session, with the Slimes
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7.57
76 votes

#9 - The Lady's Training Session, with the Slimes

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/1/2020

Eliaria and Ryoma practice magic and combat in Gimul. They practice fighting against the weak but numerous monsters now infesting the abandoned mine shafts.

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Ryoma, with the Slimes
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7.53
87 votes

#10 - Ryoma, with the Slimes

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/4/2020

Ryoma Takebayashi is a young boy living by himself in a forest, who, in a previous lifetime, used to be a tortured middle-aged Japanese office worker. He meets a group of distressed travelers in the forest, and decides to save them.

Directors: Takeyuki Yanase
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Departure, with the Slimes
star
7.49
78 votes

#11 - Departure, with the Slimes

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/11/2020

It turns out that the travelers Ryoma saved were the local duke and his family. Impressed by Ryoma's various skills and enamored by his personality, they offer to take Ryoma along on their journey.

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Ryoma and the New Plan
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7.48
46 votes

#12 - Ryoma and the New Plan

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/9/2023

After a small incident in his store involving a couple of unruly customers, Ryoma decides to create reinforced glass in the mines. It's also there that Ryoma discoveres the evolved form of a Poison Slime...

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Ryoma and the Second Shop
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7.44
43 votes

#13 - Ryoma and the Second Shop

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/30/2023

While on a quick job outside of Lenaf, Ryoma encounters the smash boar, a monster terrorizing the town. The monster is tough, powerful, and looks absolutely delicious.

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Starting the Business, with the Slimes
star
7.42
71 votes

#14 - Starting the Business, with the Slimes

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/15/2020

Ryoma decides to strike out on his own as an adventurer and business owner. He discusses his plans with the ducal family, and works with Serge the merchant to put his business plans in motion.

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Ryoma and the New Acquaintance
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7.41
41 votes

#15 - Ryoma and the New Acquaintance

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/6/2023

With the rest of his life moving along quite smoothly, Ryoma decides to take on more adventuring jobs to raise his adventurer rank. He visits Maylene at the Adventurer's Guild to discuss the next steps.

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Ryoma and the Flying Slime
star
7.40
42 votes

#16 - Ryoma and the Flying Slime

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/13/2023

Worgan approaches Ryoma for another job. He needs someone to hunt and collect wood from tree-like monsters called treants. They also happen to be one of the types of monsters Ryoma needs to practice fighting against.

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Ryoma and the Magic Item Market
star
7.38
39 votes

#17 - Ryoma and the Magic Item Market

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/13/2023

Ryoma enjoys the magic item market and strikes a deal with Dinome. Afterwards, back home in Gimul, Ryoma meets several children and deepens his connection to the local community.

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Ryoma and the Poster Girl
star
7.30
43 votes

#18 - Ryoma and the Poster Girl

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/23/2023

Ryoma arrives at Lenaf, the new town where he plans to open the second branch of his laundry shop. He meets Pioro and Miyabi Saionji, the father-daughter duo of the local Saionji Trading Company.

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Eliaria and the New Friends
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7.24
37 votes

#19 - Eliaria and the New Friends

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/6/2023

Life at the academy turns out to be very boring for Eliaria. Fortunately, with a little help from Ryoma, she meets some classmates who might be able to become friends with her.

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Ryoma and the Busy Days
star
7.20
40 votes

#20 - Ryoma and the Busy Days

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/20/2023

Coming back from the treant job, Ryoma discovers that, not only are the preparations for the festival going smoothly, his activities are spurring others into action. Things are looking good for this festival!

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Ryoma and the Traveling Entertainer
star
7.17
41 votes

#21 - Ryoma and the Traveling Entertainer

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/27/2023

After meeting the group of traveling entertainers that will be performing at the upcoming festival, Ryoma begins preparations, including taking on some monsters causing a nuisance in the road leading up to the town.

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Ryoma and the Crime Prevention Drill
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7.17
42 votes

#22 - Ryoma and the Crime Prevention Drill

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/16/2023

Thugs are attacking Ryoma's business and assaulting Ryoma at night. The adults around Ryoma suspect that something nefarious is going on, so they start an investigation while Ryoma works on improving security at his business.

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Ryoma and the Local Cuisine
star
7.16
43 votes

#23 - Ryoma and the Local Cuisine

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/20/2023

Ryoma learns about an upcoming festival at Gimul, and comes across some local delicacies and ingredients that aren't very popular yet. Ryoma's knowledge of Japanese food from his previous life might help him come up with something delicious.

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Ryoma and the Town of Gimul
star
6.75
36 votes

#24 - Ryoma and the Town of Gimul

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/27/2023

The Foundation Festival begins. The hard work put into the preparation paid off, and Ryoma's food stall has a good start. Ryoma takes a break to look around the festival and the town he now calls home.

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