Kodoani.com – The main website for the anime adaptation of the light novel My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom ( Otome Game no Hametsu Flag Shika Nai Akuyaku Reijō ni Tensei Shiteshimatta… ) revealed on Saturday that the anime series will open in Japan on December 8. The website also posted a trailer.
Light novel author Satoru Yamaguchi will write the original story for the film. Returning staff members include director Keisuke Inoue, screenwriters Megumi Shimizu and Megumu Sasano, character designer Miwa Oshima, and animation studio SILVER LINK.
While Otome Game no Hametsu Flag Shika Nai Akuyaku Reijō ni Tensei Shiteshimatta… ~Haran o Yobu Kaizoku~ (My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! The Pirate Known as “Trouble”) has replaced Tatsuhisa Suzuki voiced Alan Stuart as Yuki Ito in the game’s bonus anime CD, Suzuki will return to voice Alan in the upcoming film.
The first season of the anime premiered in April 2020. The second season, titled My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! X, to be released in July 2021.
After being hit hard on the head one day, Katarina, the daughter of Duke Claes, suddenly recalls all the memories of her previous life: that of a Japanese teenage girl. Right before her sudden death, this girl recalls playing an otome game… exactly like the world she lives in now!
She is now Katarina Claes, the villain of the otome game who hunted the protagonist to the end. Knowing all the possible outcomes of the game, she realizes that every possible path ends with Katarina being murdered or exiled! To avoid these catastrophic Bad Ends, she must use her knowledge of the game and her own schemes, starting with the annulment of her engagement to the prince…
Will Katarina survive her journey through this world where bad flags appear at every turn? Find out in this harem reverse rom-com, led by everyone’s favorite female villain!
Yamaguchi started the novel series on Shōsetsuka ni Narō! in July 2014, and Ichijinsha began publishing the novel with illustrations by Nami Hidaka in August 2015. Hidaka also provided art for the ongoing manga, which began in Comic Zero Sum’s magazine. Ichijinsha in August 2017.