The Ideal Sponger Life

Alt title: Risou no Himo Seikatsu

Vol: 6+; Ch: 27+
2017 - ?
4.182 out of 5 from 267 votes
Rank #2,184
The Ideal Sponger Life

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?

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nathandouglasdavis Jul 8, 2019
Score 10/10

This story is much more appealing than most other isekai manga. Part of that is that it actually attempts to create a more human motivation as to why he is being summoned to another world. I'd say the normal cliche would be to summon somebody in order to help defeat the Demon King or because people from other worlds have special powers or cheat abilities that the summoners want to take advantage... read more

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Manthika May 20, 2019
Score 9/10

This is a sincerely impressive piece of work.  I went into it fully expecting it to be a bit of a time-waster, and not expecting any storyline of worth.  I haven't been so happy to be wrong in a long time.  While unfortunately I've only had access to up to chapter 15 so far, I feel like it's safe to say the rest will be good as well.   While the premise makes you think he's just going... read more

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