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Panasolei Gruze Day Rettenmaier (パナソレイ・グルーゼ・デイ・レッテンマイア) was the mayor of E-Rantel until the city was ceded over to the Sorcerer Kingdom. He is a noble of the royalty faction of the Re-Estize Kingdom.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

He is described as a mass of bloated, fatty oil, so much so that even his chin consists of excessive fat. His face resembles that of an unremarkable obese bulldog. The white hair on his scalp is thin enough to reflect light.

Personality[edit | edit source]

Panasolei sometimes breathes like a pig (プヒープヒー = Onomatopoeia), which lowers his overall impression as untrustworthy at first glance but he is in fact, a very clever man. His behavior aims to make others to look down on him so that he can catch them off guard.

Unlike many nobles, he doesn't look down on commoners and actually cares for them. He is also hardworking, taking a large amount of time to get accurate statistics to help forecast future trends in the economy.

Background[edit | edit source]

A noble and a member of the Royalty Faction. Due to his fair temperance towards commoners, he was precisely posted to E-Rantel.

Chronology[edit | edit source]

The Bloody Valkyrie Arc[edit | edit source]

Main article: The Bloody Valkyrie Arc

He met with the mithril ranked adventurer teams of E-Rantel: Kralgra, Sky Wolf, Rainbow, and Darkness, along with Adventurer Guildmaster Pluton Ainzach and Magic Caster Guildmaster Theo Rakheshir to discuss the appearance of the powerful vampire Honyopenyoko.[1]

The Magic Caster of Destroy Arc[edit | edit source]

Main article: The Magic Caster of Destroy Arc

When King Ramposa III and the Royal Army stayed in E-Rantel to prepare for the annual war against the Baharuth Empire and Nazarick, Panasolei gave his report of the domestic state of the Kingdom. His report revealed that the Kingdom was stepping further into economic decline and would not survive another war.[2]

The Ruler of Conspiracy Arc[edit | edit source]

Main article: The Ruler of Conspiracy Arc

The mayor along with all the other bureaucrats and officials who had previously been responsible for managing the city have fled to other lands controlled by the Re-Estize Kingdom after the Sorcerer Kingdom of Nazarick took control of the city. Ainz Ooal Gown took up residence in the mayor's former residence and remodeled it into Ainz's own chambers.[3]

The Witch of the Falling Kingdom Arc[edit | edit source]

Main article: The Witch of the Falling Kingdom Arc

Panasolei reappeared as an official of internal affairs, working with his fellows along with newly crowned King Zanac Valleon Igana Ryle Vaiself in his office to prepare for the upcoming battle with the Sorcerer Kingdom. When the office door was knocked, he attempted answer it, however he was too slow to reach it, as the knight opened it and reported that Princess Renner Theiere Chardelon Ryle Vaiself wished for an audience. The official and his fellows was asked to depart so that their king would have a private word with his sister.[4]

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Mass for the Dead Arc[edit | edit source]

Main article: Mass for the Dead Arc

After the Catastrophe, the mayor worked with several officials in E-Rantel which became the base of the Tripartite Alliance. At one such meetings he listened to Saint Clementine's report on a new adventurer and his achievements. Much later in an investigation of an outbreak of aggressive Sanitary Slimes, Panasolei attended a hearing where Lakyus Alvein Dale Aindra accused Hilma Cygnaeus as the culprit before the city officials. The new adventurer was also under suspicion as he and his team worked with Hilma to bring her herbs that could have been used to mutate the slimes plaguing the sewers. However the two were cleared of the charges as it was determined that the cause of the slimes' mutation was a freak accident. Once everything was straighten out, Panasolei directed the council's attention to handling the infestation in the sewers. When Gazef Stronoff offered to deal with it, Panasolei disagreed as he could not risk the Kingdom's trump card so lightly. Instead the protagonist and his adventurer team volunteered to deal with the situation. When teh adventurers returned after defeating the slimes, Panasolei and the others at the hearing were shocked at their feat.[5]

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Abilities and Powers[edit | edit source]

When acting as E-Rantel's mayor, Panasolei had complete authority over the fortress city. He also possesses some accounting abilities, as he was able to forecast and analyze the financial health of the Kingdom.

Relationships[edit | edit source]

Ramposa III[edit | edit source]

Due to being a loyal servant of the king and the Royal Faction, Panasolei is very familiar to his liege. As seen during their interactions, despite his physical appearance making it more difficult, Panasolei is shown to offer the king the outmost respect as his superior and loyally does his best to assist him in dealing with the various issues regarding the immensely corrupt kingdom and address its many issues. This is seen where he and Ramposa himself shares many things with each other, as seen where they both harbor genuine care for the commoners of the Kingdom and genuinely want to better it for their sakes.

However as seen by the events of Volume 14, despite hhis loyalty towards the King, Pansasolei is evidently far more loyal to the Kingdom as a whole. This is seen where Panasolei himself willingly assisted and backed Prince Zanac in dethroning Rampossa due to his foolish insistence with peace with the Sorcerer Kingdom despite how destructively clear the hostile state made it their intentions known in order to properly prepare the Kingdom for war.

Gazef Stronoff[edit | edit source]

After the failed assassination of Gazef Stronoff, the mayor provided him and his troops' medical assistance and shelter.

Pluton Ainzach[edit | edit source]

Pluton trusts Panasolei as the mayor of E-Rantel.

Theo Rakheshir[edit | edit source]

Theo trusts Panasolei as the mayor of E-Rantel.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • In the Web Novel, his name is Panasolei Gruze Vauna Rettenmaier.
  • In the Anime, Mayor Rettenmaier didn't make his appearance in the Adventurer's Guild Meeting.
  • In Mass for the Dead, Panasolei makes his first actual appearance in the franchise outside the Light Novel.
  • In Volume 14, Panasolei was never named, however his heavy breathing was recognizable as it sounded unnaturally like a sow screeching.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

  • (To King Ramposa III): "Ah, no, your humble servant overstepped his bounds. It is I who must beg your forgiveness, your Majesty. Then...shall we begin?"

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Overlord Volume 03 Chapter 3: Confusion and Understanding
  2. Overlord Volume 09 Chapter 2: Preparations for the Battle
  3. Overlord Volume 10 Chapter 1: Sorcerer Kingdom of Ainz Ooal Gown
  4. Overlord Volume 14 Chapter 3: The Last King
  5. Mass for the Dead Chapter 05: Platinum Adventurer

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Navigation[edit | edit source]

Re-Estize Kingdom
Royal Family
Ramposa III Barbro Andrean Ield Ryle Vaiself Zanac Valleon Igana Ryle Vaiself Renner Theiere Chardelon Ryle Vaiself
Nobles
Elias Brandt Dale Raeven Marquis Blumrush Marquis Pespea Margrave Urovana Marquis Boullope Count Lytton Philip Dayton L'Eyre Montserrat Azuth Aindra Panasolei Gruze Day Rettenmaier Baron Cheneko Marchioness Raeven Rii-tan Torkel Karan Dale Völkchenheim Wayne Delvin Igor Rokerson Baron Montserrat‎‎ Count Naüa‎‎ Minister of Internal Affairs‎‎ Minister of Military Affairs‎‎
Adventurers
Momon Nabe Pluton Ainzach Theo Rakheshir Lakyus Alvein Dale Aindra Evileye Gagaran Tia Tina Peter Mauk Ninya Dyne Woodwonder Lukrut Volve Igvarge Luisenberg Alberion Bellote Moknach Re-Estize Guildmaster Scama Elbero Lilynette Piani
Soldiers and Officials
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