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

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

English Title: My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!
Japanese Title: 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 Game no Hametsu Flag shika nai Akuyaku Reijou ni Tensei shite shimatta…” — “Bakarina”
Author: Satoru Yamaguchi — 山口 悟
Illustrator: Nami Hidaka — ひだかなみ
Translator: Shirley Yeung
Genre: Comedy, Video Game Isekai, Romance, Otome
Original Run: August 2015 – ongoing
English Run: November 2018 – ongoing
Japanese Publisher: Ichijinsha Bunko Iris (Ichijinsha)
English Publisher: J-Novel Club
Volumes in Japanese: 9 (In Progress)
Volumes in English: 9 (In Progress)

Note: Also available to read online through a J-Novel Club subscription. This series is currently digital-only.

Synopsis: After hitting her head particularly hard one day, Duke Claes’ daughter, Katarina, suddenly recalls all the memories of her past life: that of a teenage Japanese girl. Just before her untimely death, this girl recalls playing an otome game… that is exactly like the world she’s living in now! She is now Katarina Claes, the antagonist of the otome game, who nastily hounded the protagonist until the end. Knowing all the possible outcomes of the game, she realizes that every single possible route ends with Katarina being murdered or exiled! In order to avoid these Catastrophic Bad Ends, she has to use her knowledge of the game and her own wiles, starting with breaking off this engagement with the prince… Will Katarina survive while making her way through this world, where bad flags trip at every turn? Find out in this reverse-harem rom-com, led by everybody’s favorite villainess!

Volume 1
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eBook Released November 17, 2018 — ASIN: B07J1CNXXS

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Paperback Releasing May 5, 2020 — ISBN-13: 978-1718366602

Volume 2
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eBook Released February 8, 2019 — ASIN: B07KNXYS4N

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Paperback Releasing July 07, 2020 — ISBN-13: 978-1718366619

Volume 3
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Released May 4, 2019 — ASIN: B07NWXKPH8

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Paperback Releasing September 01, 2020 — ISBN-13: 978-1718366626

Volume 4
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Released July 16, 2019 — ASIN: B07RK51P2C

Volume 5
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Released April 26, 2020 — ASIN: B084NSYX19

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Paperback Releasing January 05, 2021 — ISBN-13: 9781718366640

Volume 6
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Released June 28, 2020 — ASIN: B0873C2929

Volume 7
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Releasing September 23, 2020 — ASIN: B08C2632PS

Volume 8 
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ebook Released November 28, 2020 — ASIN: B08J3ZVG6P

Volume 9 
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eBook Released July 1, 2021 — ASIN: B091Z99Z9K

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

Illustrations Sampler

Anime Adaptation

Season One MAL Entry — 12 episodes. Aired April 2020 to June 2020. Covered volumes 1 to 2 of the light novel series.

Season Two – Announced at the end of Season One.

Manga Adaptation

MAL Entry — Published March 2018 – ongoing (English release by Seven Seas)
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17 thoughts on “My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!

  1. […] My Next Life as a Villainess – All Routes Lead to Doom! or I Reincarnated into an Otome Game Villainess with Only Destruction Flags, known more affectionately online as Bakarina, is an ongoing shojo light novel series by Satoru Yamaguchi with illustrations by Nami Hidaka. The series is released digitally thanks to J-Novel Club, with translation by Shirley Yeung. This first book was released in November 2018. The manga adaptation is also being released later in the year by Seven Seas. […]

  2. […] It’s the start of the new school year after Katarina has successfully avoided any of the Bad Ends threatening her life—living her life to the fullest with all the friends (and delicious food) she could ask for! The rest of her close-knit group of friends have been busy though, with preparations for the school’s biannual festival, each manning a different stall. But even during these exciting days of fun, Katarina never fails to find herself in trouble—welcome back to My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom. […]

    1. Cool. I’ll fix that. I knew it had some material aside from volumes 1 & 2, but I didn’t know if it was from another volume or anime-original. Thanks!

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