Episode 33 My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!

episode 33 my next life as a villaness

Hello Light Novel Podcast listeners! On this episode we are discussing the series, My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom. This series is being released in English by J-Novel Club. They initially released it as a digital-only series, but with its growing popularity and now an anime, it is getting a print release. A series featuring an adorably dense main character who discovers she has been reborn as the villainess character in her favorite otome game! We’re covering the first two volumes of the series which is the first arc and is the material the anime is covering.


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

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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

Japanese Publisher: Ichijinsha Bunko Iris (Ichijinsha)

English Publisher: J-Novel Club

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!

ANIME SERIES: Yes – Covered Volumes 1-2 

MANGA: Yes. Licensed for English release by Seven Seas – https://amzn.to/2NZ1YQW