Goblin Slayer Gaiden: Year One (ゴブリンスレイヤー外伝:イヤーワン) is a prequel of the Goblin Slayer Series. The story was written by Kumo Kagyu and the art was done by Kento Sakaeda. It began serialization on Sep 15, 2017 in Young Gangan.


Prequel series revealing Goblin Slayer's past and the events which led him to become an adventurer with the one and only purpose of annihilating all goblins from the world.


  • It is mentioned how the young survivor become Goblin Slayer.
  • It will reveal how Cow girl changed her hairstyle from long version to short.
  • It is mentioned how Goblin slayer granted to rise from Porcelain to Silver ranked adventurer in his teenage years.