Additional cast, key visuals, theme song performer, and broadcast info revealed for upcoming isekai fantasy adaptation
Get ready to cheer for the "bad girl" because a new preview video, new cast members, new theme song performer info, and new Japanese TV broadcast details have been revealed for My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! (known in Japan as Otome Game no Hametsu Flag Shika Nai Akuyaku Reijō ni Tensei Shiteshimatta...), an upcoming TV anime based on the isekai fantasy light novel series written by Satoru Yamaguchi and illustrated by Nami Hidaka about a young lady who finds herself reincarnated as the ill-fated antagonist in the world of her favorite otome romance game.
The new cast members include (from left to right):
- Mutsumi Tamura as Alan Stuart (as a child).
- Asami Seto as Geordo Stuart (as a child).
- Sora Amamiya as Keith Claes (as a child).
- And M・A・O as Nicol Ascart (as a child).
- Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Alan Stuart.
- Shouta Aoi as Geordo Stuart.
- Tetsuya Kakihara as Keith Claes.
- And Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Nicol Ascart.
Additionally, the ending theme for the series, entitled "BAD END", is performed by Shouta Aoi.
The original My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! novels are published in Japan by Ichijinsha under their Ichijinsha Bunko Iris label, and an English language version of the series is also available from J-Novel Club, who describe the story of the series as follows:
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!
The My Next as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! TV anime is directed by Keisuke Inoue and features animation production by SILVER LINK.. The series broadcast in Japan on Mainichi Broadcasting Sytem, Tokyo MX, BS11, and J:TV beginning in April of 2020.
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Copyright notice: © Satoru Yamaguchi ・Ichijinsha/Hamefura Production Committee
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