The BEST Episodes of By the Grace of the Gods
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 19, 2021
Only 39 years into a life full of bad luck, Ryoma Takebayashi passes away in his sleep! Taking pity on him, three divine beings show compassion by reincarnating him as a young boy to a magical, new world. Now he spends his time researching and caring for slimes in the forest. But after healing an injured traveler, Ryoma decides to set out with his new friends on a journey to use his power to help others. A whole new world awaits him, where his skills as a magic user and slime tamer continue to elicit surprise and admiration.
#1 - The New Coworkers, with the Slimes
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 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.
#2 - The Beginning of a New Era, with the Slimes
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 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.
#3 - The New Slimes, with the Slimes
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 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.
#4 - First Time in Town, with the Slimes
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 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.
#5 - Laundry Business, with the Slimes
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 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.
#6 - Monster Hunting, with the Slimes
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 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.
#7 - Clean-Up Duty, with the Slimes
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 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.
#8 - Taming Training, with the Slimes
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 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.
#9 - The Lady's Training Session, with the Slimes
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 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.
#10 - Ryoma, with the Slimes
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 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.
#11 - Starting the Business, with the Slimes
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 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.
#12 - Departure, with the Slimes
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 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.