English Title: The Epic Tale of the Reincarnated Prince Herscherik
Japanese Title: ハーシェリク — “Herscherik”
Author: Nobiru Kusunoki — 楠のびる
Illustrator: Arico — あり子
Translator: Adam Seacord
Genre: Isekai, Fantasy, Gender Swap
Original Run: April 2016 – February 2018
English Run: June 2020 – ongoing
Japanese Publisher: M Novels f (Futabasha)
English Publisher: J-Novel Club
Volumes in Japanese: 5 (Complete)
Volumes in English: 3 (In Progress)
Note: Also available to read online through a J-Novel Club subscription. This series is currently digital-only.
Synopsis: The life of Ryoko Hayakawa, a hard-core otaku, came to an abrupt end the day before her 35th birthday, before she was reincarnated as a beautiful prince in a fantasy world. However, her dream-like royal life didn’t last long, as she soon uncovered the depths of politics and corruption of her kingdom. To protect the king and his people, Ryoko, reincarnated as Prince Herscherik, resolved to conquer the darkness within his country. The problem was, the prince had no physical strength or magical powers, and even his stunning looks were surpassed by every other member of the royal family. Still, the prince persevered, using the skills he acquired during his previous life—the experience of an office worker, Ryoko’s drive for change, and her otaku brain.
Reviews of The Epic Tale of the Reincarnated Prince Herscherik
MAL Entry — (Japan) Published Deceber 2018 – ongoing (English) No English License
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