Japanese logo of My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!

My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! (乙女ゲームの破滅フラグしかない悪役令嬢に転生してしまった…, Otome Gēmu no Hametsu Furagu Shika Nai Akuyaku Reijō ni Tensei Shiteshimatta…?, Reincarnated into an Otome Game as a Villainess With Only Destruction Flags…), abbreviated as HameFura (, Hamehura?), written by Satoru Yamaguchi and illustrated by Nami Hidaka. It began serialization online in July 2014 on the user-generated novel publishing website Shōsetsuka ni Narō. It was acquired by Ichijinsha, who published the first light novel volume in August 2015 under their Ichijinsha Bunko Iris imprint. A manga adaptation with art by Hidaka has been serialized in Ichijinsha's shōjo manga magazine Monthly Comic Zero Sum since August 2017. An anime television series adaptation by Silver Link began airing in April 2020.

Plot

Katarina Claes, the young daughter of a noble family, one day bumps her head and regains memories of her past life as an otaku. It is then that she realizes she has been reborn into the world of the otome game Fortune Lover, reincarnated as the game's villainess who, regardless of what route the player took in the original game, is doomed to be either killed or exiled. In order to avoid these routes that lead to doom, Catarina begins taking countermeasures to try and avoid things going the same way as the game. This, however, ends up having unexpected consequences on her relations with the other characters of the game's world.

Media

Light Novel

Main article: Light Novel

Satoru Yamaguchi originally began the series as a web novel hosted on Shōsetsuka ni Narō starting from 2014. The series was acquired for print publication by Ichijinsha , who published the first light novel, with illustrations by Nami Hidaka, under their Ichijinsha Bunko Iris in August 2015.

Manga

Main article: Manga

There have been two manga series associated with the light novel. The first, My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom, was first published in Japan during August 2017 and adapts the light novel series into manga format. The second, Otome Game no Hametsu Flag shika nai Akuyaku Reijou ni Tensei shite shimatta... Zettai Zetsumei! Hametsu Sunzen Hen, released its first issue in November 2019. This manga focuses on the question of what would happen if Katarina were to recover her memories when she was fifteen as opposed to during her childhood, leaving her without the friends and relationships that she garnered as a result of early planning against her bad ends.[1]

Anime

Main article: Anime

An anime adaptation of the light novel series was announced by Ichijinsha on October 19, 2018.[2] The anime was later announced to be a television series on July 18, 2019.[3] The series is animated by Silver Link and directed by Keisuke Inoue, with Megumi Shimizu handling series composition, and Miwa Oshima designing the characters. Natsumi Tabuchi, Hanae Nakamura, Tatsuhiko Saiki, Miki Sakurai, and Shu Kanematsu composed the music. It premiered on April 4, 2020 on MBS, Tokyo MX, BS11, J Tele, and other channels. angela performs the series' opening theme song "Shōjo no Route wa Hitotsu Janai!" (乙女のルートはひとつじゃない!, There's More Than Just One Route For a Girl!), while Shouta Aoi peforms the series' ending theme song "Bad End." Crunchyroll is streaming the series.

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Navigation

My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!
Light Novel
Volume 1 - Volume 2 - Volume 3 - Volume 4 - Volume 5 - Volume 6 - Volume 7 - Volume 8 - Volume 9
Manga
Volume 1 - Volume 2 - Volume 3 - Volume 4 - Volume 5
Verge of Doom
Volume 1
Anime
Episode 1 - Episode 2 - Episode 3 - Episode 4 - Episode 5
Music
Opening Themes Shōjo no Route wa Hitotsu Janai!
Ending Themes Bad End
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