Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? ("Dungeon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka?") known as "DanMachi" for short, and with English subtitle Familia Myth, is a Japanese light novel series, written by Fujino Ōmori and illustrated by Suzuhito Yasuda. Also use this tag for the spinoff "Sword Oratoria"

DanMachi light novel volume 1 cover

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? (Japanese: ダンジョンに出会いを求めるのは間違っているだろうか Hepburn: Danjon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darō ka?), also known as DanMachi (ダンまち?) for short, and with English subtitle Familia Myth,1 is a Japanese light novel series, written by Fujino Ōmori and illustrated by Suzuhito Yasuda. SB Creative has published seven volumes since January 2013 under their GA Bunko imprint. It has received a spin-off light novel series and three manga adaptations. An anime television series adaptation by J.C.Staff began airing from April 3, 2015.

The story follows the exploits of Bell Cranel, a 14-year-old solo adventurer under the goddess Hestia. As the only member of the Hestia Familia, Bell works hard every day in the dungeon to make ends meet while seeking to improve himself. Bell looks up to Aiz Wallenstein, a famous and powerful swordswoman who once saved his life, and with whom he fell in love. Bell is unaware that several other girls, deities and mortals also develop affections towards him; most notably Hestia herself.

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