The World of Otome Games is Tough For Mobs

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Leon, a former Japanese worker, was reincarnated into an “otome game” world, and despaired at how it was a world where females hold dominance over males.

It was as if men were just livestock that served as stepping stones for females in this world.

The only exceptions were the game’s capture targets, a group of ikemen led by the crown prince.

In these bizarre circumstances, Leon held one weapon.

He has knowledge from his previous world, where his brazen sister had forced him to complete this game.

Leon, who really just wants to to live as a shut-in in the countryside, uses that knowledge to unexpectedly raise a ferocious revolt against the women and ikemen.

The curtains begin for an exhilarating fantasy about overtaking the fiendish heroine.

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Otomege Sekai wa Mob ni Kibishii Sekai desu
乙女ゲー世界はモブに厳しい世界です
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Fallenstreet01
New Fallenstreet01 rated it
December 12, 2019
Status: v4 extra
Just caught up with the novel and I gotta say this story is pretty good overall.

The premise is pretty basic: ... more>>
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guy dies and gets isekai-ed into a weird adventure/otome game where men are society's lowest step, being practically work slaves for rich women; he naturally is reborn into a mob with no other future than to become the manservant of some random old woman, so to avoid that fate he decides to become an adventurer by getting the most powerful cheat item in-game and gain enough fame to become independient of his family and live his life idly, but his plan backfires and gathers the attention of the kingdom who enlist him in the royal academy where the otome's main story will happen.

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At first sight, this novel is another of many other 'MC reborns in another world and everything goes his way thanks to [X] OP power' but the more you read it the more you realize that's not the case. Firstly, Alan (MC) is far from your average protagonist: he's neither a beta pushover who just happens to be a good person, nor your goody-two-shoes who wants to save others just because yes. He's a super sardonical, selfish, witty half-as*hole who, while has a good moral compass and has no desire for conflict, will definitely pick a fight on anyone who pisses him off. The OP power he gets early on, Luxion,
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a psychopathic AI-controlled battleship with enough firepower to send the entire world to hell,

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is constantly there to remind him of how OP is he, but ultimately not using his full capacities due to personal preferences.

But what is the strongest point of the story, in my personal opinion, is Alan pseudo-antagonist, Marie
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another reincarnated person who, unlike Alan decided to live lavishly in the Otome game by stealing ALL the love targets from the otome protagonist and making her own reverse harem, without knowing how important was for the love interest to fall in love with the protagonist storywise, and who also happen to be related to Alan in his previous life

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. She's without a doubt the most interesting character of the novel, because her entire personality is flawled and rotten to the core, having practically zero redeeming qualities but at the same time her flaws and selfish actions have direct concecuences in Alan, the main story settings and especially in herself, making her a somewhat pitiful character who is the worst victim of her own doings and, at some point you kind of wish she could take the MC role from Alan because she's honestly a nasty but hilarious woman!

The issue for what I don't rate the sotry with five stars is because while it's an interesting story, it does have some terrible flaws in its structure. First and what I see as the biggest problem, is that Alan's romantic interest are too two-dimensional. Probably this was made intentionally, but during the first two volumes Olivia and Ange are practically booktext definition of 'beta love interests', practically they have nothing interesting to aport to the story other than the damisels in disgrace Alan has to save. This is later fixed at the end of V2 and all V3 but their existence still hold so few weight storywise that they could be easily replaced by other girls and you wouldn't notice the change.

Secondly, is the obliviousness of Alan. Here is where Alan's strongest point as MC becomes his greatest weakness, he's very straightforward and decisive when it comes to get an objective done in the most efficient way, but if he doesn't have a goal in specific to pursue, he suddenly becomes a lazy dunce who can't figure left from right and is simply swept along with the story. He's terribly paranoic and blind to others' feelings and most of the time, he'll just assume others want him to do him wrong even when they're doing him a favour,
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and in V3, when his love interest showed genuine feelings for him, his natural course of action was to run away because he didn't know what to make of it and only got together with them because his entire family, both romantic interest, his friends and even the royal maily set him up and cornered him in a way that he had absolutely choice but face their feelings head on

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And thirdly but not less important... the chapters are too short! Not all the time, but in several occasions, details of the story are left to interpretation for the reader or relegated as side info in the background when it could become active part of the plot.
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An example would be the explanation of the old humanity and new humanity. So far we've given few glimpses and small details of that part of the story, but given that that's an important part in the background of Luxion and Creare, another AI that appears later in the story, you would expect it were more relevant in the plot, but no... unless the author is saving it for later volumes.

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Well, overall it's a good novel worth reading if you have some time to spare. I can't see it becoming an iconic story over the years nor it will gather a huge fanbase, but it's definitely a must-read if you like this kind of stories. <<less
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Darkmaster72
New Darkmaster72 rated it
December 1, 2019
Status: v1c2
It's a good story and really well translated but it's a story which you'll either like or won't like it, it's about a normal MC, who's reincarnated were gender biased is reversed, that means male's are treated like female and if you're thinking something funny I might have to disappoint you, the scniernero is somewhat like mediaeval likewise the treatment.
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Erection
Erection rated it
October 30, 2018
Status: v1c6
Guys. Please realize that the awful setting comes from the otome world. The MC is fully aware on how sht the game is. The author is basically taking shots at otome games at having over the top settings and convenient plot progression. The author is doing all of this on purpose. The MC is just trying to not get involved with the game and settle down in peacefully, but we all know that's never easy.
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anonymous StrayCat
anonymous StrayCat rated it
January 9, 2019
Status: v5c34
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After I finished at 2slow2t's site I had a 4.3ish rating at my heart. I went ahead for the syosetu web novel and spent two days to finish volume 5. Extremely disappointed. I recommend the author to change the title to "I've Became Able to Do Anything with My robots, but I Can't Seem to Get out of being popular". One thing that kind of bothered me after finishing V2c4 was V1's prologue b/c why would Marie ask Leon to complete a game b/c it's hard? What's the point? It's an otome game, you get the satisfaction of a game by going through the story and hardship. Though, that's not the focus. The story was enjoyable, but thing changed quickly. Huge spoiler up to v5 -> Okay, the author absolutely abandoned the setting of female over male after V3, and Leon is no longer a mob but an Earl. In the game, Leon has absolute superiority over Marie. Marie is afraid of Leon to death. She had a child in her previous life and broke up with her husband, and died b/c of bf abused her. Then, she came to this world and completed a reverse harem... However, that's not the problem. Leon became your typical happy go lucky harem protagonist along with his sister's reverse-harem. Leon's AI and airship are just beyond op. They can literally obliterate a whole country. In volume 3, he defeated the invaders and got engaged with Ange and Oiliva. Everything was fine until that point.

Volume 4 was the start of the downfall of the story when they start the second gen of this "game". Leon became an exchange student of another country because his sister told him that the game had second gen, and so he and his sister + the reverse harem idiots went onto the journey. The country is so-called "the strongest defensive country" because they have endless energy from the holy tree and don't require energy stones to run their airships. Anyhow, Leon's airship can basically go against the whole country. Not to mention, the characters in this second generation became extremely boring with no developments at all. Olivia basically became a shadow. Leon immediately fell in love with this second gen's main protagonist after saving her from the "abusive male main character (Eric)."Ange even went as far as wanting Leon to marry this second gen's main protagonist "Noel" because their country could obtain the seed of this holy tree and couple hundreds of years later they won't need the mana stones. I found Noel as an extremely boring character with no character development at all. Although I'm not a big fan of "holy saint" type of character like Olivia, at least there's growth for her and Ange. However, Noel is just Noel, she's ur typical older sister good at housework type of girl. The author also decided to include other reincarnated characters. Honestly, it became a mess. The reading went from delightful to extreme exhaustion. Could have been a good story, but the author decided to deviate from all the original settings from V1-V3 and turned Leon into ur ordinary op harem protagonist. Sigh.

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Armorpiercer
Armorpiercer rated it
October 10, 2018
Status: v2c3
This world is freaking hilarious

The world is the same world settings as the mentioned otome game, but for some reason the gender morale standpoint between man and woman has been reversed (and women now capable of being an arse like usual man from the middle-age novel settings)

It completely get my attention. Sleeping tiger vs the world of ar$ehole (most char. Is just unreasonable and unreasonable hence the name)

I can't wait the rise of the MC, just want to see how he react when he know he become something... more>> other than mob <<less
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Asf
Asf rated it
October 17, 2018
Status: c89
This is an OP MC male protagonist story with an otoge settings with harem and mecha.

People who are looking for a legid otogenations story will prolly want to skip this.

But the story is funny. The male MC is also relatable (for male).

Lots of parody about an otoge settings. With a male POV.

This novel is for boys despite the otoge titles..
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glowku
glowku rated it
November 27, 2018
Status: v1c5 part3
Reads like a typical isekai academy story so far.

One thing that really bothers me is the social hierarchy. It's a matriarchy, apparently, but I haven't seen anything worldbuilding-wise that is compelling and would convince me so. Every single heir to a title is apparently a male, and even though the MC has sisters, they aren't ahead of the brother in the line of succession for his barony??? Constant whinging about the female dominance in this otome game world really irks me when the writing and story suggests otherwise.
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iceprincekyo
iceprincekyo rated it
October 26, 2018
Status: --
The backstory makes no sense, girls and guys social positions in society are switched but their actual jobs are not.

It is such a jarring problem that the author just explains away as "game world logic lol"
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Jazteer
Jazteer rated it
November 24, 2018
Status: c113
This novel is unique compared to other novels with the setting of male reincarnated in an otome game (which is already somewhat unique setting as is), some may like it while others won't but that will depend on personal preferences. There are some points, however, that I would like to clarify about this novel that is likely to be misunderstood.
  • While it may look like a feminist world that strongly favours women, it isn't like the women are the one who holds the political power, and the reason for this isn't just dismissed as being the setting of the otome game, there is a proper reason for how this came to be that will be explained later on, and it isn't like the whole world is like this
  • The MC gets OP very early thanks to the OP equipment he gets, so rather than being a story about him getting stronger, it's about him NOT using that power as much as possible, since he doesn't want to get used to it and become drunk on power, instead preferring a relaxed life.
  • The otome game world holds a lot more secrets beyond to being just a game targeted for women, some of which are even outside from what is shown in the game
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    Very heavy spoilers below

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So overall I would recommend giving this novel a try, just know that even if there are some things that you may not like, everything has a reason for it to happen which do get explained later on, and nothing will be dismissed as just being a "feature" of the game.
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OfficePony
OfficePony rated it
October 17, 2018
Status: v2 ss
So... the Kingdom's name when translated by Google from the raw is Hörfart. While it sounds like "Hulr-Fart" the spelling makes me think of "Whore-Fart" which would be perfect for the setting of the story xD 10/10 would read for the who*e farts.

I have never wanted a character to die a very prolonged and painful death as I have with Marie. May she burn in eternal hellfire with an itchy crotch. She's gonna f*ck everything up. f*ck it all to hell.
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Shadowminion
Shadowminion
October 30, 2018
Status: v1c6 part3
I think this is aimed towards guys more than girls, but as a girl I actually find it rather refreshing. I mean, it's super irritating to read how bitchy girls can get but... there are so many stories with slag men and how men are the worst. It's only fair that the roles get reversed once in awhile.

There's very blatant sexism in this novel (in favour of girls this time), but I do take some satisfaction in the role reversal. Like ... more>>
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the MC wonders if this is what it feels like when young girls are sold to perverted middle-aged men when his stepmother tries to sell him off to perverted middle-aged women.

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It's definitely jarring to read in some places, because we're so used to 'normal' convention. But the MC's idea of a 'good girl' clashes furiously with the settings of the game. I find it interesting because the novel acknowledges that not all girls are like this, just that the MC's status happens to meet the specific middle-nobility that perpetuates that particular type of girl.

I do get a bit irritated at how the women in that setting flaunt their so-called 'elf lovers' and walk about with multiple entanglements though. Even in the normal world, guys don't do that. I appreciate how the word 'slut' isn't thrown about (since I myself advocate the love whoever you want as much as you want as long as you're responsible and decent about it motto) because it's 'normal' in the world, but I do think it very, very often because of my own values.

I doubt this is a story that actually intends to empower women, but it's an interesting take on reverse sexism. I mean, whichever way it goes, sexism does tend to create complete assholes. I also like how it takes into consideration that women are still women and not ridiculous men-with-boobs who are stronger and fight and whatnot and that's why society is 'matriarchal'. <<less
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Kurumi69
Kurumi69 rated it
November 12, 2018
Status: v1c3 part2
So many bad points about this novel:

  1. Unreasonable and illogical social hierarchy. The men do all the work yet the women reap all the profits.
  2. Not an otome novel despite having the word otome in its name. Trashy isekai setting with those floating islands, airships and robots.
  3. The MC keeps looking down on himself and thinking about a comfortable shut-in life yet there's no way the nobles gonna leave him be with that much money in his hands.
  4. The MC doesn't try to do anything to change his life until the crisis came right before his face.
  5. Too many unnecessary words that only increase the story's length and not contribute anything to the actual plot.
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SunsetChaos
SunsetChaos rated it
November 21, 2018
Status: v3c5
Update: Ok, some parts just really irks me. The MC can be such a pushover sometimes because he's too much of a passive pacifist who won't even kill or even cripple a single enemy. Gets beaten up quite often. Sometimes gets ordered to do this and that like be a bodyguard for a certain betch but still goes along with it.

The kingdom is rotting and literally all the other students are shallow 2 dimensional trash. MC doesn't do or even try to do anything with his cheat, doesn't even think... more>> about leaving the kingdom either when that's clearly an easy option open to him with his cheat.
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The setting is also unique for an otome reincarnation story.

The MC might be a lazy bastard, but goddamn I love his personality/attitude. I mean, just look at him on that cover. He's honest and blunt, stupid yet smart enough to know his limits, someone who's willing to win even by fighting dirty.

You might not like it at first, but keep reading, it gets started when he finally stops watching. <<less
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WordsOfWisdom
WordsOfWisdom rated it
October 20, 2019
Status: Volume 3 epilogue
(My original first review) (after reach Volume 2 chapter 6) (Rated 1*)

Honestly speaking, the story is quite good at a first try. I mean when you read only about starter volume, which is Volume 1 LN.

When you read this novel, you will get quite interesting feeling, as you see how the MC attitude and how the theme is quite new to some reader when considering an "Isekai" world.

But after reading it quite further, especially when it reach volume 2, things get more nasty to the point... more>> of beeing garbage.

what I mean is not about the story as a whole, but the whole story got trashed because the MC itself.

The Author keep always make an excuse to defend the MC by saying for example;

    • "yeah, I know I am half-hearted and I know it is wrong, but I don't care" (which mean even he is wrong, he thinks he did the right things as long as he didn't bothered, to put it simple "Hypocrite")
    • "I am just a mob, I don't want to step in the protagonist role" (Yet, since the very beginning he already make up his mind to steal the protagonist precious support items)
    • "I just want to live in peaceful life, and free. So I don't want to be dragged down by the world" (But all he did is to find trouble and use excuse to justify his doing)
    • "This is a world of otome games to begin with, so it was a cruel world" (He clearly know that it is not a game anymore and he knows that if he do something wrong, then he will the whole thing gone mess, yet HE STILL PUT IT UP AS IT WAS A GAME EVEN WHEN HE KNOWS THAT IT IS NOT A GAME ANYMORE)
Also the Author was using the "Lexon" A.I support machine as the third perspective person, which will argue about what the MC thinks. It is so called a self defense to the story,

to make all of us thinking that the Author is really aware of the MC stupidity, but yet..

aghh im so dissapointed.

not to mention how to author is die hard with making people "Sympathy" to MC by saying such as : (ofcourse it needs long narration to feel the sympathy)

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"I am idiot, yeah I know I am idiot, no need to mention it, I really know it. But why, why do I have to suffer" (basically he is not suffering any bad thing or such, he just expressing himself but pretending that he is the victim). --------------

"Is this a Karma?, why do I deserve this, I just want it back into the track where protagonist should be. (In this part he began to feel jealousy but didn't want to admit)

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as you guys can see the newly review got more and more criticism rather then praising to the novel, well it is indeed true,

because the novel become a trash as the story goes.

but maybe I just a little disappointed so far as my current state in Volume 2 chapter 6.

But while I was writing this, I see the people who has already read far a head still has the same problem pretty much as me. so I think it is really true that the story is becoming a trash, ruined by the MC itself as the Author as the leading.

to be honest, dont trust the 5* people who rated it. Mostly of them just read the early Volume, and then the rest is just who got trapped because want it or not they already read to far, so they hard to give it up.

But, well everyone has their own opinion. So if you doubt, just go try yourself and read the novel. You may Like it, or you may curse it.

Btw, not to mention HIS LITTLE SISTER WHO IS TOTALLY A bit*h ROTTEN TO THE CORE WITH ANNOYING SHIT.

Ok, To put it simple in all way

    • MC is Fcking worse of worst HYPOCRITE
    • The MC is a Fcking Coward
    • Totally Loser (Loser in a sense who act tough with his persona to hide his cowardly nature)
    • Love to "Play-Victim" to get people sympathy, and to justify his fault
(My second review)

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(after reach Volume 3 epilogue) (I rated 3*)

Ok, at first I was thinking to dropped this sh*t novel before. But then I think I need to give it a chance, since it is not fair to just gave 1* when it's only reach Volume 2.

Also it was because I read some comment in the site that provide the translated novel, people say that the MC will actually started to change (almost Half of it was true, but most of it is still the same sh*t when finished the volume 3) and the story will get better in the next volume (which mean volume 3 and above).

ok lets talk about the story and development, it is indeed things in this volume started to change in to somehow better than previous volume. The story about Kingdom and their enemy come into conclusion and have significant result about war. Which is indeed got to the story and it proved that the story is progressing and not just idle with nonsense shit. Also the development on their surrounding started to change with clear value, but also plenty sh*t still remain the same.

Actually I was feeling in this volume things were somehow got little rushed (not that fast as you imagine, thats why I said "Little"), well it is not bad.

Then I was right, because it is actually an end of this kingdom arc. And was about to move into new kingdom in next volume, thats why things was need to be cleared in this Volume 3. So when it enter new arc in next volume, there will be less sh*t for readers to complaint or find fault.

Then next we need to talk about our fcking trash MC, seriously this guy is totally hopeless and full of disappointment. To be honest,

the Author is somehow intentionally make this MC to be that shit. He indeed change too, but it is because the SITUATION that force him. I know I might sounds like hating this MC too much, honestly speaking yes I hate him. If you already read Volume 1-2 then you may know why.

Because I know his core didn't change, so when the situation is not that matter again he will back to the past shitty attitude.

I know that Character needs a special traits so people can easily remember them. But seriously, if you guys was asking me in this novel who will deserve to be MC, then I will proudly say it was LUXION. Yeah LUXION the A.I support.

Also the other characters in this volume is getting more better results, especially his little sister (yep that bitchie from his previous life).

well, as always it is better for you to read it by yourself to confirm it, since my review might be just an opinion of my own perspective. But feel free to get things based on my review too. Well.. Good luck, if you can survive in Volume 2.

Ok next is just a conclusion in simply way

  • The MC is still a sh*t despite the situation (Because if the situation become normal again, he will come back to that shitty MC in volume 2)
  • The Story is Good (Good in my term is, it is moving and not just idling with nonsense)

That's why right now I rated this novel as 3*, got 2 more * than the first time I rated. Because the Story and Development give it fair to added 2 more *.

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Ok I should keep the first review on top, and give the next review in spoiler tag. <<less
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Cryarc
Cryarc rated it
October 14, 2018
Status: c82
Written by the author of sevens and dragon, it's pretty entertaining. A little bit different from his previous work though, that the MC is strong from the beginning instead of going from weak to strong as his usual style. While entertaining, I have to admit it's not as good as sevens, mainly due to him picking the strong from beginning MC to start the story. The quality of the heroine is also lower than his usual works. There's some politics but it's not quite prevalent here.

Even though it has flaws,... more>> it's still better than usual isekai series. <<less
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Beleren
Beleren rated it
December 16, 2018
Status: v2c1 part3
The novel describes a future we all will share if we sit around and let third-wave feminists do as they want.

The characters are nice, nothing too outstanding but they are likable enough.

The plot is enjoyable so far. I have stayed on the course because I want to see those obnoxious people owned, and the author hasn't disappointed.

Sadly, the TL has stayed true to his moniker so the wait for chapters is agonizing. 4 days for a part of a single chapter. Exile into hell would have been a kinder fate.
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Keriirou
Keriirou rated it
November 14, 2018
Status: v1c9 part1
So, I feel compelled to write a review to balance some of the unreasonably negative one here. First of all, despite the Otome world mention in title, this in is more shounen than shoujo. And some people has been saying that the setting is absurd, and it is. That's the main point of the story, the MC reincarnated to an Otome game World which is really favourable to female, and even the MC is saying the world is weird.

And the MC does have a laid back attitude. It does make... more>> an interesting story though, since the MC fumbling around like that. That, and included the weird world, making this novel a hilarious one.

If you expect to read Otome story on the title, don't. This one clearly not to a story aimed toward OP shoujo style reader. This story is intended to mock those trashy isekai Otome story instead. <<less
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[email protected] rated it
August 22, 2019
Status: --
One of the best otome game genre I've ever read 😍🖒❤

A really rare & interesting otome game type story which almost have everything;- otome, action, adventure, romance, harem, mecha,... etc

Really recommend u guys to try this & not miss out this amazing story 🖒💯
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odernatter
odernatter rated it
January 31, 2019
Status: v2c3
I really like the idea of placing MC in matrialchal society. But suspension of disbelief in this one is hard to contain. It's just hurtful to read about all this harem-seeking evil noble girls. Sure I understand that author is trying to place young women in the postition of young men in other novels. But he just conviniently ignores psychological diffrences between gender which cause women in positions of power and comfort seek different things than men do. It makes all non-love intrest women in the novel to look like... more>> 1-dimensional villans without any depth. It's painful to read.

Class and social system also don't make any sense. Dungeon and adventuring system? Complete gibberish.

MC doesn't really help the novel. Author tries to make him a real character with agenda, likes and dislikes. But in the and is the all on the surface, MC only acts because of the plot and world (which supposed to be unconvinient for males) bends to accomodate him, no matter how stupid his actions are. What is probably different from other novels is that author also bends MC character to accomodate plot (Sometimes don't accepts social standards/hierachy and somtimes he does because of reasons).

Like with Sevens little incosistencies, nonsensical developments and freaking robots ruined interesing idea for me. I really hoped that author will grow as a writer compared to his previous work so I can't help but stay disappointed. But is still better than lot of trash here, so I won't give one star because of resetment. <<less
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Draakon
Draakon rated it
October 26, 2018
Status: v1c5/v3e
Damn, that an unexpected gem!

It's light-hearted, but at the same time a smart story, characters don't seem to be one-dimensional (even if MC sometimes thinks that they are), there is cute moments, there is hilarious moves, there is a dark-ish moments (they are actually quite dark, but since we see it through MC and MC attitude toward them is light-hearted, it's still keep the mood of the story very well).

Also, judging by images, he going to have a mecha with spade as a weapon, Russian army approves.

MC himself is likeable... more>> character, he is cynical sociopath most of the time and a bit selfish, but he is actually kind to whoever he think are a good people, and his kindness don't seem unfitting. His ambitions is very small, so he do not go out of his way to fight people for hoarding stuff either.

Edit: Well, I read to the end of third volume. Many things that looked like nonsense and just Otome setting was actually explained. It wasn't in one info dump, it's actually scattered through story, although there is major conversation with the Queen that explain some strangest things in the 3rd volume that makes enough sense. But it's kind of oblivious that this is afterthought on the author's part.

Now, thought almost all story MC is annoyingly indecisive in romance, to the point that

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he is tricked by his family, royalty, duke, two girls and two advanced ancient AI to go to his own engagement ceremony. He managed to escape previous attempts to corner him, but he can't run forever

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And it's seems that this is not going to be final volume. Yay? Yay. It gives you laughs, there almost no filler episodes, there is cool scenes and some of real character development (although some character seems uncapable to develop and this is part of their character). <<less
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Puruple
Puruple rated it
July 18, 2019
Status: v3c2.1
Honestly this started good. Then it when downhills, I mean if the intention of the author was to make the readers hate Marie and some other dumbass characters, the author truly did well, because they are annoying, and so is the MC. The MC gets betrayed casually by his sisters (doesn't do anything though) and for some weak ass reason the MC doesn't want to kill thus leaving enemies. In short he has power but no brains.

The only likable character is the robot.
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rutabella
rutabella rated it
February 19, 2019
Status: v2 epilogue part1
please do not listen to those talking about how "beta" the MC is for refusing to kill or because of his insecurities. The MC doesnt want to kill because he is a f*cking teenager who doesn't want PTSD. Something is wrong with you people thinking someone has to kill to be "alpha" or manly. The MC is going above and beyond to make sure no one dies, and that is extremely commendable. PLUS, ... more>>
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by the end of chapter 11 the MC gets over his insecurities of being unworthy of the 2 love interests and decides instead of accepting his inability to stand by them, he will work to become someone who can.

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real romance spoilers here
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That said he still doesnt know how to respond to livia's confession by the end of the second volume, but I think he will accept it eventually, this novel has been admirably good about keeping misunderstandings short lived

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rant aside, this is a fantastic novel, top grade, dialogue gets wordy when the MC goes on rants about how shitty the shitty nobles are, but it's great most of the time. I didn't think the second volume was that much worse than the first. I think if this novel was converted to a manga, it would be amazing. The reactions between the capture targets and the MC, as well as the dialogue between the MC and the AI are all pretty great.

I admit the MC may seem annoying at first, but he actually grows. Maybe I've read too many korean novel protagonists who are borderline sociopaths, but its refreshing to see an MC who wants to be good, who wants to help those who are bullied. And yet at the same time the MC is flawed in ways that make him interesting.

I feel pretty satisfied after reading this, its a great novel, doesn't needlessly stretch out the plot, doesn't take forever to describe how awesomely powerful the MC is. There is magic, but its mentioned offhandedly as magic and monsters are used to enhance the setting rather than be the focal point. You will sometimes read about people using magic to enhance their punches, and how magic spells are used to kill monsters, but it isnt a fighting action novel, its a fantasy novel that has fighting and action in it. A crucial difference that makes this story 100× for the better.

give this a chance no matter if you enjoy reincarnation otome novels or not, its just a damn good young adult mix of scifi, fantasy, and a dash of romance that picks up in the second volume. <<less
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