Itai no wa Iya nanode Bōgyo-Ryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu


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Honjou Kaede was invited by her friend, Shiromine Risa to play a VRMMO.

I don’t hate games, but painful things are a little……no, I hate it very, very much.

Eh!…the pain would be reduced if I placed stats on defense power?

Then, the only place where I can place it, is there right? Right?

Solidly fortify everything into defense, now here I come!

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I hate being in pain, so I think I'll make a full defense build.
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New IAMallEars rated it
January 16, 2020
Status: c169
This is a great novel MC is too op and her friends is op :) and I know that mc's last opponent is her best friend Sally because she hate to lose and what I hate is she know all Mc's skils and she hide some of her skills. I don't care what happened to mc's friend win or loss because I hate people that can't accept losses, what I think the end of this story is going to "mc's will battle her best friend and will consider to win... more>> or lose because she is her friend" because almost novel or drama you watch and read you will see a friend that jealous of the MC and will do anything to win against MC or to take the spotlight from the MC.

Now I will say you will like it if your into a light read not mature or dark theme novel because this novel is nice to read but will bore you till later chapter and I'm just waiting for the MC solo adventures because she has some cheat luck when she is alone. And I predict the ending is a drama moment that you will not cry at all :-D <<less
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New SAMESame rated it
January 16, 2020
Status: --
Well this novel is great if the MC don't get shadow by the another loli. Many readers don't like a side character or a friend of the MC take over the story, The MC is op and a bit clumsy and fun to see her reaction or just mourned to the monster that she killed but the way her friend take over the story you will see the MC being a side character not an MC. It's ok if you stay on pov of the MC and just time to... more>> time make the friend of the MC take some pov like the crom guy the side character. But that's the dissapointment this novel will be great for anime 😂 because there is visual movement. I want the MC take over even if it is good to read if the friend will always do the command and always have more pov than the MC then that's it for me because I don't want to read the MC being shadow. I read too many novels that the MC being shadowed and the friend take to over and boom drop it even if it's great, I don't like a MC but not an actual MC type novels just like "instant death" it's a great novel but MC get shadow because MC is so much op and lazy that the friend take over the story that I drop it. <<less
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MillenniumMoon rated it
October 30, 2016
Status: --

It was interesting at first but when her friend came around it got totally shitty in my opinion. The plot armor is strong, I mean just because she learns to dive and swim she then 'accidentally' finds a secret place that can grant special armor and skills. Then there's the part with the MC that doesn't make any sense. She levels up and puts all her status points into her defense and yet her hp is still the same. The MC is a dense loli, cute, OP and she has a fan club. She's pretty much a mary sue but then her friend came making the story about TWO mary sues.

Nah, not worth my time.

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Fluffums rated it
October 14, 2016
Status: c20
If you want a MMO story, don't read this. If you want cute girls doing cute things... eh, you might be able to read it.

The heaviest focus is on the game mechanics, but as a reader you'll find one mechanic more ridiculous than the next. Just from the start, you have to wonder what kind of game not only allows a player to put ALL her points into one stat with 0 points in all the rest, but also she gets free stat points on top of that stat so... more>> she can use her starting equipment. What follows is one ridiculous mechanic explanation after another, with very little rhyme or reason.

If you're hoping for Kaede and her friend to play together, as of chapter 20 they've mostly just stood around talking to each other about the ridiculous mechanics, then split up to do stuff. They're both tolerably cute, but the game mechanics and weird, obviously OP items just get in the way. <<less
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psychobee rated it
September 30, 2016
Status: c7
This is about an airhead girl that play a vrmmorpg because her friend forced her. And because she don't like a pain, she became a full build defense. She just give all stat point just in VIT and other stat is ZERO!

Then how can she attack? (Well you know, no STR, no AGI, etc)

That is where we laugh out loud!

If you want a simple and funny story then you must read this! Each chapter is short but always make me laugh!
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Sherrynity rated it
November 16, 2017
Status: c55
It's a slice of life comedy novel about VRMMORPG

People might find it boring, but that's because slice of life simply doesn't suits their tastes, so you should try to read this one if you think you can handle it.

One notable point is... it's a comedy; you'll see a lot of moments where Maple, the MC, bring ultimate headaches to the game developers.

Even if she's overpowered, it's all in the name of gags, so you shouldn't mind it too much.

Just enjoy it for the lulz.
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Hamsta rated it
November 4, 2016
Status: c28
The story really ran out of steam & isn't going anywhere.... It started out decently but made the main character too OP too quickly, killing any hopes of a decent story. Once the friend enters the picture, there isn't even a decent slice of life story since it tries too hard to be more "MMO-esque" but fails.

At some point I started wondering whether the author was including the chat-room commentary & skill/equipment descriptions just to pad out the word count.
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AMicrowave rated it
September 3, 2018
Status: --
This is less of a review and more of a response to those complaining about the author using the game developers to nerf her, that's what happens in mmos when an exploit that breaks game balance is found, it either gets removed from the game or nerfed, it makes it more believable that it's actually a game being played, instead of cheat hero gets cheat abilities no consequences
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Citizen27 rated it
December 20, 2017
Status: --

Ok, first off- this story is a cute story genre and not so much on VRMMO. The main premise of it is a loli going around bashing things into fluff heaven with her big ass shield, and it does just that. Also, she's good at eating things alive.... literally.

And the story's not meant to be put much thought into, it's cute for the sake of cute! now enjoy.
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fortiss146 rated it
January 5, 2019
Status: --
This novel is not for serious/perfectionist readers...

This novel is for those who like cute girls doing cute stuff... Airheaded protag~ Armor Plot~ fluffy story

Good for a change of pace...
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LuluRi rated it
January 22, 2019
Status: c119
This is a great fluffy novel to read about an op cute girl. It has enough action and it amazing how the MC gets stronger. The translator is great about releasing new chapters and each chapter is very interesting.
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Lolistalker rated it
December 15, 2018
Status: --
Start out interesting but this is one of the examples of the author making a novel about RPG game without actually having an experience or understanding of the thing he is writing, especially MMORPG, Single player RPG is one thing since it is often just power fantasy, your character is special so you could wreak havoc however you want

MMORPG, however, is different, everyone is a player and all player is equal (except for the pay to win rich bastard), balance is the utmost importance in an MMORPG, it doesn't matter... more>> how complex or varied the weapon or class or equipment or skill or whatever, once a player found a way to optimize a build, they will create the META build and share it with the community and anything that is not remotely close to efficiency with the META will be ignored, so on the surface a game might have hundreds of class or character or whatever but in the end only dozen or so will be used if it isn't balanced, to keep the game interesting of course the game should be designed with that in mind, this, however, ignore any consideration for realistic *game design* out of the window, I kinda wished this is just another isekai story, at least that way the author does not have to worry about other people and could focus on making the MC as OP as he wants

LMS is one of the biggest MMORPG novels out there, it is flawed but at least the author understand the basic of how MMO work, the MC sometimes seemed OP but when you look at other people there are plenty of strong player throughout the world and the game is balanced enough to make it somewhat believable

anyway if you like a cute, mindless and harmless story then this is not bad but if you are like me and get bothered too easily by the flawed premise then this isn't for you. <<less
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Zukigi rated it
August 15, 2018
Status: c64
Why read? Just cause is nonsensical fun all around. It's specially funny seeing the Game developers giving up trying to balance MC, n' seeing her, although unreasonably op... Still being an easy going airhead who doesn't understand that's 'something' wrong she being top10 lvl 25 player when others tops are lvl60... just gonna say that... Even I envy a flying giant turtle fortress that rains despair... It rly seems funny...

Ow yeah, it took me a GREAT time to understand something simple: hp does not rises with lvl up or vit...... more>> Its just another atribute u should upgrade, that's why she has 1k vit n' 40hp. Plz, read guys... <<less
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SeventhTale rated it
January 1, 2019
Status: c98
When I was reading this, what I felt was excitement. No matter how ridiculous the development of our MC, how she easily stumble new things just by walking, or how coincidence always happens, it's fun reading this.

It's a fluffy story of the game adventure of Maple and her friends. No too serious stuffs like PK-ing, player harassment, or personal fight. It's just about how the main character doing their own things while stumbling every hidden quest and getting unique rewards. So yeah, the setting is too much ridiculous. But... more>> you know, what matters in the end is...*insert the first sentence*

5/5 will recommend this for those who wants a relaxing reading. <<less
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Plue rated it
September 30, 2016
Status: c7
It's... well, it's not something that I hated reading.

It has no real substance, there's no real conflict. The writer or translator uses a story telling feel that doesn't lend itself to any tension and there's no doubt that the main character will simply continue to get stronger after a rather standard overwhelmingly amazing start.
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scriptor rated it
September 30, 2016
Status: c6
The innocent story of a girl who hates pain... Probably the cutest and funniest rationalization I've ever read/seen for someone choosing a full tank build, ahaha! Too early so say whether this should be 5 star so I'll mark it as 4 star right now.
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loli1488 rated it
April 25, 2018
Status: c62
Unreasonable stuff. Unreasonable story. Unreasonable characters. Unreasonable sh*t happens.

And u know wtat? Its fun. Its completely absolutely unreasonable novel, dat works as a great time killer.

Why 5 stars? Welp, I treasure my timekillers.
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Unknownisthetruth rated it
February 15, 2019
Status: c152
I have no idea what people is complaining about

Most complain is mostly people who don't read the god damn tags and/or description

The description tells you it's a happy lucky go story

The tags tells you about MC is going to be OP and lucky

If you don't like it then just leave or close it no one care if you don't like the story

The MC is cute and have a good instinct

If I would really this story is better off in anime or manga where we can see it (Personal Opinion)
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bkwrm rated it
October 25, 2018
Status: c76
This 3 isn't because it's terrible. Honestly I straight up laughed out loud in places. It's more because in general the story is rather meh. There's barely any interaction with other players, or even people in general, so far 90% of it is solo or with her friend from school. Just feels like a missed opportunity honestly.

I will also confess I am a bit jaded with the mmo novel genre, so skill ups and new OP abilities bore the hell out of me, these type stories are at their best... more>> when the MC is doing interesting stuff with their existing abilities and thinking outside the box. Here it's a mixed bag. The MC is doing hilarious stuff with her abilities, but things move so fast that it feels like instead of mining the potential of existing abilities the author just tacks new ones on top as fast as he can.

But the beginning is freaking amazing, and various places are a blast to read. Mostly when it's Maple being Maple. But at the same time too many stretches just get boring. Honestly it kinda reminds me of Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear in humor, but not as fleshed out. Honestly this sounds like a pretty sh*t mmo to play, the mechanics just don't really work. <<less
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kavinh rated it
August 18, 2017
Status: c23
The series starts out pretty well, with a MC who accidentally stumbles onto a broken build and becomes overpowered due to either being invulnerble or finding gear that stores and reflects damage.

Problem is the author tries to force the shield theme by introducing a 2nd MC saying she's a dodge shield which in the series is essentially someone who puts majority of her points into agility to dodge attacks. It completely ruins the whole premise of the story of being an OP MC with a heavy defense theme, on top... more>> of that the author goes out of his way to cripple the first MC by having the administrators of the game nerf her abilities. <<less
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January 10, 2020
Status: --
I was enjoying it at first but all the inaccuracies on a simple addition of stats are throwing me off. Also the author doesn't seem to know how an RPG works.

Any Game Developer would be smart enough to not put any absolute skills in it, specially resistance skills. Also Growth item on a beginner dungeon? And you could put skills on it as well? That's just really stupid.
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TimeVoid rated it
December 11, 2019
Status: c161
3 star for this novel

I cannot understand some reviewers that label this novel as "mary sue" thingy. I suggest ignore those reviewers.

The first thing, this novel is actually fun to read. Based on some chapters so far, some people misunderstood that the MC Maple were capable doing of anything without trials and committing mistake. On how the MC was introduced, she was an air head young girl who was very much ignorant to a certain level common sense. In the mid chapters, she was facing strong enemy which could be... more>> said that any new players with the lack proper gears will make the situation really difficult. However, she manage to beat it and acquire a great reward with a low level gear. As to clear the misunderstanding on some readers, MC maple was actually a normal "Air head" girl yet her personal luck was actually high which her being able to beat strong enemy and getting rare things in the game.

The second thing is that the Asian Hobbyist Translation is not a good translator site due to the numerous translation of either not translating completely (some of the paragraph were missing or sudden jump of transition) and sometimes merely summarize a certain long paragraph which makes the story not connected with previous paragraph/chapter. <<less
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