KADOKAWA announced today that an anime adaptation of Yuumikan's fantasy light novel Itai no wa Iya nanode Bougyoryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu. (Official English title given to its manga adaptation: All Points are Divided to VIT Because A Painful One Isn't Liked.) is in the works. How and when the anime is distributed will be announced at a later date.
Visual for the anime project announcement
The novel has been viewed more than 60 million times on Japanese user-generated novel publishing website
Shousetsuka ni Narou since its launch in June 2016, and its print edition has been published from KADOKAWA
BOOKS since September 2017. The print edition's latest fifth volume is scheduled to be released on December
10, 2018. The novel's manga adaptation illustrated by Jirou Oimoto has been serialized in Monthly Comp-Ace
and one volume is currently available. According to KADOKAWA, the series' total print run in Japan has surpassed
The story is set in the world of VRMMO called "NewWorld Online." The protagonist Maple, who knows little about
games, divides all of her status points to defense power (VIT). She becomes very slow, can't use magic, and is
punched around even by a rabbit. However, she finds out she feels no pain and receives zero damages. As a
result of the intensive use of her points, she gets the skill of "Absolute Defense" and deadly counter skills.
As "Mobile Fortress-type Rookie," now she can disable all kinds of attacks and overcome any barriers with her
"Lethal Poison" skill. Meanwhile, she doesn't realize her own unusuality.
TV CM for the novel's first two volumes
Novel first and fifth volume covers
Manga first tankobon cover
Source: KADOKAWA press release
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