Rebirth: How A Loser Became A Prince Charming


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Qin Guan was reborn and sent back to his final semester in High School 18 years ago. Getting a second chance at life, he works hard to turn things around and eventually become a Prince Charming. What will his life be like the second time around? What will he have to go through? How will he succeed in turning from a loser into a Prince Charming?

Rebirth: How A Loser Became A Prince Charming average rating 2.6/5 - 169 user ratings
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New silvananoir rated it
September 17, 2017
Status: c160
If you like something very fast paced, revenge, malicious plots, the typical godly powers and harem CN novel than this is not for you. If however you're like me and enjoy at times a more slow paced series than you'll probably enjoy this. The MC is a little dense but he's not into harems. He likes one girl and sticks with her so far.

There's no revenge plots, no betrayal just a fun slice of life series. He's not all-knowing, but he is talented and he does try to improve... more>> himself throughout. It's a lighthearted and relaxing series and after reading a lot of the more traditional far, this is a good break.

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New Dragon rated it
September 15, 2017
Status: c66
I'm pretty surprised at how many 1 star reviews this has gotten. Sure, it doesn't explain his time rewind and how he got his handsome looks. But the author probably just didn't bother to write about it, because it's completely bullsh-t most of the time anyways and you wouldn't believe the exposition anyways for this kind of story. The reviewers that gave it 1 star purely based on this are just nitpicking.

Aside from that, the story is well written slice of life that accurately depicts a college student in... more>> China in the year 1999. Aside from his looks, the MC is a generous and hardworking college student who does part time jobs to earn money. I had an enjoyable time reading about his slow-paced and conservative love pursuit, which is very realistic for a conservative Chinese couple in those times. I enjoyed the dormitory and camaraderie the MC has with his classmates and suite-mates, which is also very naturalistic for that setting.

I think the MC is intelligent, diligent, honest, and true to his morals, and the story is a well written slice of life about how he would want to live his college life given a second chance and better physical circumstances.

I also enjoyed the ample food descriptions of Chinese street eats and local specialties. The author is obviously a foodie.

Would give it 4/5 but I want to balance out the 1-star reviews.

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Emperor avalon rated it
July 6, 2017
Status: c13
This novel fells pretty meh. The MC went back in time, is handsomer than before, and learns things faster, but despite that, it's not a story where he uses his past knowledge to change his life, nor one where he uses his power to make money or this kind of things. It's more like a slice of life story now, and not the good kind of slice of life stories, but the one that's really boring. The MC has a clear goal, becoming rich, but the story spend more time... more>> on telling us how handsome he is through author characters than on him actually trying to make money. He doesn't even have a plan to make money for now, despite being a time traveler and having a special trait. I really hope that this story will turn better after a few more chapters, because for me who's he huge fan of the genre, it's criminal for a story with this kind of background (travelling back to the past/second chance and special ability) to fell this bland and uninteresting.

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otaku31 rated it
July 4, 2017
Status: v1c11
Really bad writing. A somewhat ugly guy travels back in time and gains a handsome body but shows almost no reaction to such supernatural events. MC also appears a bit too childish which is weird since he, technically, has been an adult for a long, long time.

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Tarlos rated it
July 25, 2017
Status: c20
Feels like I'm reading a log of events rather than an actual story. Every chapter is just: This happened, that happened, MC did this, MC did that. It's like you're an observer in the sky, watching a bunch of people interact on the ground. There's no plot, no character developments, no anything for that matter.

The very first sentence of this novel should give you a good idea of what to expect in terms on quality: "Qin Guan was reborn and sent back eighteen years in time. " Why was... more>> he reborn? Why was he sent back eighteen years? Not even the author knows. His mysterious reincarnation is never mentioned again. Apparently being randomly sent back eighteen years is very common. It must happen to everyone right? Maybe tomorrow I'll wake up and be eighteen years younger... <<less
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rodusk123 rated it
August 8, 2017
Status: c64
I struggled to force myself to read all the way to chapter 64. So far, nothing at all has happened. The entire novel is written like this:
1. Go to college
2. Work
3. People go crazy over his good looks
3. During breaks, go home with the girlfriend he only sees on the train from the train ticket he bought
4. Work during those breaks and never see your girlfriend
5. Back to step 1

This novel has no plot development at all, the entire thing is the MC reincarnated... more>> then went to school and worked as a (Spoiler here because its like his main job at the moment while he goes to college)



or any part time job they can find. It has no character development because a character ends up getting mentioned in 1 chapter and then nothing goes on because they pretty much repeat the same 'character development' in a different scenario.

There's no objective at all except stating he wants to be rich and marry his girlfriend but that's it. This is more like reading someones diary.


This is the story written in diary form.

August 8th, 2017

Today, I went to class then afterwards I went to work. I tried to contact my girlfriend but she's too busy studying. Now I had some goofy interactions with my roommates like making fun of the youngest, time for bed!

You're probably thinking, you've already stated this above but no, this is the events during about 5 chapters. They just use a lot of descriptive words to make the novel longer.


I just read the synopsis and I want to correct some things. He doesn't work towards becoming 'Prince Charming' he instantly becomes Prince Charming because he is so good looking apparently. Spoiler on how good looking he is. It'll spoil 1-2 chapters for you.

He gets a really terrible haircut that looks really choppy (their words, not mine) but he's still incredibly good looking.


Another point is, he is a loser from his previous life. In his reincarnated life where he is good looking for some reason that I feel like will never be stated at all, he isn't a loser at all. Any actions he does girls go crazy.

This ability is a spoiler so it's behind a Spoilers tag read with caution (Pfft)

In his reincarnated, he is not only good looking he also has an exceptional memory. Exceptional as in he can remember everything down to the last detail.

An example of this is during a 'mixer' where his roommates and a couple girls go to a restaurant and he eats like a pig, ruining his image (I know I stated above that everything he does makes him good looking but this is the only exception I've seen so far) but later redeems himself because he looked at all the good dancers and memorised their movements and unexpectedly becomes a top notch dancer.


I have to apologise for all these spoiler tags but it's very hard to avoid because of how little happens in the novel. Read it at your own risk and see if your opinion differentiates from mine or don't. Either way, I am never looking at this novel again.

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ProXy4 rated it
July 3, 2017
Status: c3
It's really meh. The idea seems good, but the MC adapts instantly to being reborn. And the rebirth seems ridiculous. He was "reborn" 18 years into the past, when he's in high school, but he's magically good looking and has apparently always been that way, in this life. His new life's past was also different in a IRAS way. The writing overall is bad. Even if it wasn't Qidian, it would still be a two.

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LeafLetters rated it
July 29, 2017
Status: c54
It's meh.

You can tell the author didn't have a proper plan when writing this story; it does something quite typical of poorly written stories where the MC is transferred to another world: a good quarter of the story content seems to be describing the food the characters eat.

Why on earth should I care?
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Icedragonz rated it
July 20, 2017
Status: c80
I am at chapter 23 and its kinda becoming boring..... there is nothing worth mentioning still now. ... more>>

MC is handsome but he does nothing worth mentioning with it. Moreover he still cnt get a single gf still chapter 23. Pretty slow romance and its boring overall for me


Edit:Read upto chapter 80 and its still annoying as FK..... and finally dropped it. The MC wakes up..... does his job and sometimes meets his girlfriend and again repeat..... and I am reading this from the beginning of the novel and it chapter 80 and its still going on. <<less
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The Liberator
The Liberator rated it
July 15, 2017
Status: c28
As previous comments. A middle aged guy gets reborn to his younger 18 old body and the only thing that changed is that he got a very handsome look but he is pretty much an idiot. No action so far and romance is somewhat lacking anyways I can't bring myself to like the female MC. And if this continues it will be a matter time before I consider dropping it.

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13th Echelon
13th Echelon rated it
July 29, 2017
Status: --
It has a pretty relaxed pacing and good in it's own way there's no cliches and not your typical wish fulfilling reincarnated MC in modern world where the world only turns around him. The story is actually above average you can't compare this to other novels because this one actually is more realistic than others. From the start of the novel I felt very confused because there was no background story of how did he time traveled and why does he look more handsome compared to his other self and... more>> from then on I felt like this one gives hints rather than explaining things in bulk, meaning there's going to be foreshadowing happening not in early chapters.

About the part where he adapts fast right after he traveled back in time, I can feel that it was because he's got a very good mental strength because of the transformation with his body. Take note that not only he became handsome his mind somewhat made a transformation too but vaguely recognizable.

I don't understand the hate & low rating here just because it was being released in QI (has a very bad impression & reputation in community) does not mean the novel is bad.

Translation 3/5.

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a7davidz rated it
July 14, 2017
Status: c403
In my opinion this novel is not that bad as star by others, I prob can give it a 4. 5 due to author supporting The Title mention Charming Prince -> so before leaving bad comments see the title & you have clues about what the novel about.

MC rebirth went back in time -> became handsome, photographic memory & etc.

So Far so far I read, it mostly like this,

... more>>

MC buy & sells to make profit, he does some stock & sell it at it highest point, buy houses & going to sell later, he mostly model inexchange for $ & fame. So far in novel he in America NYC Columbia University I think, (quote me if I wrong.



So far no Harem potential, due to MC like kinda says he doesn't want to make them miserably being a 2nd girlfriend, (you know, & say he don't want to betray his girlfriend,

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IICreation rated it
July 8, 2017
Status: c18
Personally I think this story as of right is great has good potential tbh I like the fact that when he goes back he obtains a more handsome body because something at least changes. Another good change is that unlike other time travel story the MC does not immediately become rich or socially powerful. I think this is more reasonable as even if you have the memories of the future your just a student. I like the slow pace of this story more as unlike the other stories this doesn't... more>> go off the speed of a bullet train just because the MCs have memories of the future <<less
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August 17, 2017
Status: --
guy goes back to an earlier time and every thing is the same except that he's really good looking, a change that is never explained. At least in 'I really am a super star' any changes are explained away as an alternate reality/ game system. In this story there's no reason or logic behind the change.

the pace of the story is laid back and MC becomes one of those people who are literally good at everything and who picks up new skills easier than breathing. The modeling parts are... more>> mildly entertaining, and so are the interactions with his roommates.

so far, the most boring part of the story are the rare moments he spends with his girlfriend. Nothing happens. Ever. They ride on the train, or walk around, or walk around some more. Once he held her hand (this after over a year of so-called dating). There's no spark between the two characters and their interactions are tepid. He has more chemistry with his modeling rival and his roommates than with any of the girls introduced which is just sad for a strait story with romance in the genre.

it has its funny moments here and there and i'll probably keep reading whenever I have time or am bored with nothing better to read. So far i'd give it a 2. 5/5 because of his self proclaimed rival.

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ce05 rated it
September 13, 2017
Status: c50
Dropped this at chapter 50.

the translation itself is neither bad nor great, it gets the job done. So not bad dear translator, not bad.

this novel itself has a lot of problems. The first very important one is, that there is literally no backstory at the start. The MC just wakes up and is in the past. This makes it really hard to relate to the MC on an emotional level at the start.

the interactions between him and his 'friends', who are not really his 'friends yet' is... more>> very strange. They should not know the guy but they more or less accept him without a second thought. Not to mention the past is all different, which means his knowledge of the supposed future does not factor into the novel at all. (Mostly) but at least he is very pretty, suddenly and without reason. And almost nothing ever really happens.

honestly, I am unsure, why anyone would want to read this novel. If you want slice of life there are better choices out there (23:11 comes to mind). If you want 'second chance' there are WAY better novels out there (dungeon hunter or emperor of soloplay come to mind). And if you want nice character interaction there are also WAY better choices out there. (Spice and wolf comes to mind)

if I had to choose one redeeming quality, then its that the MC is no pushover that waits until stuff falls into his lap.

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lacerem rated it
September 8, 2017
Status: c53
It had a nice believable start, but it gets really boring. The author tries to create a perfect man and what comes out instead a somewhat narcissistic, unsympathetic person... It lacks topic, so prepare to see a boring man's even more boring life towards perfection.
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