My Unique Skill Makes Me OP even at Level 1 announces a TV anime in the works after exceeding 1.1 million copies in sales.
By: Nicole S. Castro on May 05, 2022 at 23:26 PHT
Nazuna Miki and Subachi's fantasy light novel My Unique Skill Makes Me OP even at Level 1 (Romaji: Level 1 dakedo Unique Skill de Saikyou desu) has announced that the series is inspiring a TV anime adaptation.
Below is a commemorative illustration by Subachi to mark the milestone.
My Unique Skill Makes Me OP even at Level 1 tells the story of salaryman Ryota Sato who works for a black company (a Japanese term for companies with exploitative labor practices).
Ryota is reincarnated into a new world but cannot move on from level 1 no matter how hard he tries. Instead, he survives by making use of his unique skill of collecting rare monster drops from the creatures he defeats.
The light novel is currently serialized by Kodansha Light Novel Bunko and is at seven volumes. Meanwhile, the manga adaptation with illustrations by Mawata will have nine volumes by May 9, 2022. In total, the series has exceeded 1.1 million copies in sales.
Below is a commemorative illustration by Mawata to mark the anime milestone.
Airing date, cast, and other details regarding the TV anime will be announced on a later date.
NICOLE S. CASTRO
Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.