Yūsha ni Narenakatta Ore wa Shibushibu Shūshoku o Ketsui Shimashita. (勇者になれなかった俺はしぶしぶ就職を決意しました。, lit. "I, Who Didn't Become a Hero, Reluctantly Decided to Find a Job.") is a Japanese light novel series written by Jun Sakyou and illustrated by Masaki Inuzumi. The series was awarded Gold in the 23rd Fantasia Awards.
An anime adaptation by Asread has been announced and is set to air from October 2013.
"The story takes place in a fantasy world, where the northern land of the continent has been ruled by the devil king. People who are qualified to be "Yusha" by a national exam will be sent to the devil's land to combat the demons. Raul Chaser is the top student at the prep school for becoming Yusha, but Yusha system has been abolished when one of the Yusha defeated the devil king. Raul struggled to find a job in the middle of the recession due to the fall of the devil's kingdom, and finally he managed to become a clerk at a small magic item shop. One day, an applicant for a part-time job visits his shop. The girl, Phino Bloodstone, is the daughter of the defeated devil's king."