There Was No Secret Organization to Fight with the World’s Darkness so I Made One (In Exasperation)

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The protagonist wakes up to a superpower one day, out of the blue! But there’s no organization targeting the protagonist’s superpower! The prettiest girl in his grade doesn’t turn out to be a psychicer like the protagonist himself! No door opens to another world and he doesn’t get summoned! There is no secret history in the protagonist’s past! There is no reveal explaining the protagonist’s sudden attainment of his superpower! So normal! Such overwhelming normalcy! He graduates from school and gets a job without anything happening! He lives as a mediocre working adult! Having enough power to fight against all of humanity yet not seeing anything happen finally makes him snap! Fine, be that way! If this is the way it’s gonna be, then I’ll make it! I’ll make the secret supernatural organization myself! Welcome to my manmade extraordinariness!

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Secret Organization
Sekai no Yami to Tatakau Himitsu Kessha ga Nai kara Tsukutta (Hangire)
There Was No Secret Evil-Fighting Organization (srsly?!), So I Made One MYSELF!
世界の闇と戦う秘密結社が無いから作った(半ギレ)
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wantek
New wantek rated it
November 14, 2019
Status: --
This is a story about a man that got himself a supernatural power, believing someday he'll use it for the world peace, fight evil organization and such he train himself and turn him into something that even those three kingdom general from DW series turn pale in comparison.

The problem is there's no evil org, and he's probably the one and only guy with such power; making him frustated and finally came up with the idea of making the evil organization himself, while also make a good group to fight them

the... more>> writings are good, and the chapter is long, I haven't checked the translation quality but the raw is really good I wont be surprised it'll be published to LN just after reading a few 5 chapter back then. <<less
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Asf
New Asf rated it
November 7, 2019
Status: v7c6
The MC is basically the father of all psychic powers around the world.

Someone that will mold the future into what it is...

Thats right.. hes the first and he will expand it to all the people around the world. While creating events that he wished for in his dreams to happen.

... more>> Its a pretty interesting concept and the story is pretty fun in its chuuni ways but...

Remember the term "show dont tell" that people always spam in every single media they reviewed.?

Well.. if youre a strict follower of it I sudgest you skip this novel.

Because how the novel is told is like how the MC would recall everything that happens and tell you what the story is.

There is some direct events that happen in real time aswell that the novel shows.. but honestly its not a big part of it.

If you can accept that then you can enjoy the series as a shounen slice of life supernatural novel as it is.. <<less
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xiazixin
xiazixin rated it
April 6, 2019
Status: c6
Pros.
    • Its funny
    • Its cringe
    • Predictable plot
    • Lots of gag
Cons.
    • Make you roll on the floor laughing.
    • You know what's he going to do without reading it but it make you read it.
    • Stop thinking about what's going to happen next Or you are going to spoil your self.
    • You don't read it for plots.
    • It make you check for updates everyday.
    • No lolis
Tldr: cons are more than pros.
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Mabbo
Mabbo rated it
March 28, 2019
Status: c66
Okay, so, I LOVE this series.

I still don't like how the translators post the chapters without categorizing the Arcs (it's very important, I tell you) since every arc has different nuances and goal. For example, the first two chapters are from Arc zero/prologue and are filled with nothing but expositions. It's fine. The world building is heavy, and so is his rants of the shitty world he's trapped in. Chapter 3 to 7 are from First Arc (First Half), they're dedicated to the groundwork for building his secret society. The... more>> next half (8 to 18) is when the sh*t goes turbo. It'll need more time and chapters until we can see where is this going, we need to build the anticipation before we can enjoy the great and flashy climax. Not to mention, the intermissions between the arcs.

THE PROTAGONIST IS THE MAIN ANTAGONIST. Come and change my mind, but to me, that's how it is. I'm sure all of us has already known what they are, but let me recap it for a bit. The protagonist is the center character of the story, while the antagonist is the one who stirs troubles. Most antagonists are an active character who pushes the plot, while most JP's protagonists are a reactive character that is being pushed by the plot. Sago (MC) is a completely active character. He was once a reactive character, but as the world is shitty, there is nothing he can react to. We can see this transition at the end part of the prologue. He is not a villain (he could literally conquer the whole world singlehandedly, but he didn't), but he doesn't fall to the category of heroic either. An anti-hero protagonist? Maybe. Everything he does, every little thing it is, he does it out of self-interest. In OPM, Saitama is bored because he has nobody who can fight against him, and he doesn't do anything about it. Sago, on the other hand, acts. He nurtures people and plays with their life. There are several antagonists in the story itself, characters like cops and thugs alike, but nobody can actually stand to him. He has to do it himself. If anything, the closest thing to the concept of antagonist for Sago is the dull and boring world.

I won't say that this novel is flawless; I can list a number of plotholes that emerged after the third arc (Arc 1 and 2 are perfect, fite me). The magic system is Hard (go find what is Soft and Hard magic system, it helps a lot) in this novel. And most prominently, while the MC is the one who runs everything, we still can't get bored by how the novel progresses. Many surprises and gags are laid out cleverly. There are d'aww moments, exciting moments, and ROFL moments despite the fact that everything goes within prediction. Not to mention, his interaction with Kaburagi (main heroine) is refreshing. Romance subplot mostly doesn't develop, as Sago and Kaburagi are the perfect half of each other from the very first time they met.

The characters are interesting. Sago is the godmaker, he is the plot and the force of the novel. Kaburagi is the supplier, she is the one who intermediates between Sago and other characters. There are also Touka and Shouta, "Main Characters" that Sago and Kaburagi made. Vava-nyan, a lolibaba. And Igu, the main heroine (monkey). That's the set for Arc 1 and 2. For Arc 3, we get a whole new set of characters for Sago to play with, and they keep multiply as the story goes. As of the time this review is written, the RAW is only up to 67 chapters (Six Arcs, including the prologue). <<less
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Loosergirl
Loosergirl rated it
September 17, 2018
Status: c2
As of writing this, only one chapter is out and that is the prologue. This first chapter/prologue is suuper long. If it keeps this up it's going to be way meatier than it looks at first glance. It seems good though as of yet there is no dialogue and essentially no character interaction. Some amusing descriptions are used so maybe a comedy tag should be added later, if it keeps up.
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hawlol
hawlol rated it
August 21, 2019
Status: c16
While the premise is interesting, the execution is a complete 'tell, don't show'.

The chapters are long and each part is even bigger than an usual chapter size. Cool, right? Except nothing happens...

16 chapters in (which are more like 40 regular chapters) and everything I've read were mostly internal ramblings of the MC and his training/discovery of powers. NOTHING interesting happens... And I don't mean in the action/superhero genre, I mean in ANY genre. No drama, comedy, romance, suspense, not even mundane activities of a slice of life.

This 'story' is about... more>> the MC learning and training his superpowers, then FL learning and training her superpowers, then another female character learning and training her superpowers. All in a boring internal monologue manner where the MC tells and hyphothesizes about things, instead of showing or developing more powers with the story.

Spoiler

Nothing Happens! So far the MC decided to quit his job and build a secret organization. He found the FL and then gave her powers. Female lead bought a building with a bar as a front and then they recruited another young girl as their first member... That's it: everything else are powers discussion/training, even though he doesn't use them for anything important, aside from peeking at girls in the shower.

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How the hell does this have so many 5 stars reviews?

Anyways, at least the translation is very well done, so kudos for the translator. Sorry that I rly disliked the novel. <<less
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Rezkin kdt
Rezkin kdt rated it
November 21, 2018
Status: c2
Quite lengthy and surprisingly good. Very slow translation spead so you should wait until someone comes along and is constantly translating before you start.
Spoiler

He finds out he has a super power and starts training like hell, but after awhile he starts looking for other people with hos power or simular powers but finds no one.

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PedoBear Version 2.0
PedoBear Version 2.0 rated it
March 15, 2019
Status: c5 part2
I would like to recommended you to read this if you haven't yet because it's simply too fun to read because of these 2 points.

  1. Comedy : Despite most of the joke meant for japanese people, you would still find it hard to hold back laughing
  2. Logical : This point really makes the story unique and different from others. The superpowers where explained how it works and it also describe how it follows a certain rules to work, limitations, etc... the MC was certainly op but he can't do everything, sure he can pull and push things, see, taste, touch something far, shaped his psyochokinesis to different form, change its property to make it reflect light, but that's it. He was still bound by what he can do as a psychokinesis user. The MC never did something that was logically impossible for a psychokinesis user. The novel can be called realistic despite being fictional and that's the charm of it.
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Kuromori
Kuromori rated it
October 23, 2018
Status: --
It's a surpringly good one. Of course, it isn't ground breaking, and far from perfect, but the proplgue was quite long and interesting enought to leave me craving for more. I have high hopes that someone gets this one under their wing to translate.
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z4raki
z4raki rated it
April 26, 2019
Status: c8 part1
It is so funny.

The premise is good, word building and ability explanation is realistic despite it's fantasy tag. I regret not read this novel earlier because I thought it was another generic boring OP novel.

Recommended!
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aattss
aattss rated it
February 3, 2019
Status: c2
So far, premise-wise, this is a cross between OPM (MC trains super hard and becomes super op, but then finds out there's nothing to use his powers against) and Mob Psycho (person who gets "epic" psychic powers just ends up with a chuunibyou complex).
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KuroInfinity
KuroInfinity rated it
July 23, 2019
Status: v4c13
I just want to say I absolutely ADORE this novel. ... more>>
Spoiler

Except for the fake-amnesia, death and revival arc in volume 3, but even that was pretty good.

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World building and story are great, its a really refreshing kind of different that pushes, typical shonen tropes from the perspective of a third-party that's orchestrating all of this to give some youths the 'school-battle-ESP-fantasy' that they themselves could never have.

I'd totally recommend this novel to anyone who wants something different from the norm of most JP novels.

I only have a couple gripes, the first being how the 'World's Darkness' seems to be slightly overhyped as a threat in the world to suspend disbelief since it doesn't actually hurt anyone (since its all fake), which puts a little damper on things in later volumes for me.

My only other gripe being... that I wasn't the person who got to grab this project to translate first LOL

Rosie does a great job though, and I'm sure you'll enjoy this series if you're looking for something better than the typical 14-year-old's stupid power harem fantasy. <<less
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Little Big House
Little Big House rated it
June 28, 2019
Status: --
The chapters may be long but they're really worth it. Once you fet into it you'll love this story.

At first it may seem like it was a common slice of life novel, but that's not the case.

The author builds his story and throw you a small plot twist as a joke. It's really fun to read.

Hopefully, you'll try it and continue to read it.

Good read
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Nitpicking Reader
Nitpicking Reader rated it
June 25, 2019
Status: c7 part1
This novel is fun, it somewhat resemble 'To be a power in the shadows', the difference if this MC got his power by chance and trained it at first for the sake of training it without an aim, using the excuse maybe something big might happen and I need to master this power or there are others with superpowers and being evil and they "might go for him".

The MC is bland, the typical beta Japanese MC, polite, doesn't offend anyone, not using his powers for benefits (money or women...), respecting... more>> the law, doesn't mind being poor, doesn't mind doing part-time jobs, doesn't mention everyday crimes, doesn't mind if his country's is not the best one or helping the government improve the life of others, doesn't care about world poverty or corruption, completly minding his own business in other words BORING. And then he wants to play, yep he's a middle-schooler trapped in the body of an adult with childish mind.

I can understand why, the author target middle-schoolers as readers so it's ok. This is for early teens or children so they grow up as good adults who abide by the law. <<less
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aetonazniel
aetonazniel rated it
April 3, 2019
Status: c6
Its only a few chapters so far but is proving to be interesting. Its basically mundane normal life for the first two chapters until eventually he realizes his goal after his power grinding. Although I am wondering why he does not explore helping people in the world with his powers or what else he does with it be it heroic or pervy stuff. That I think would have been interesting
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I-kun
I-kun rated it
March 4, 2019
Status: v1c3
Currently when I write this review, this novel has really good rating, I thought this is wierd because even though it have only few chapter 72 out of the 90 people rate this novel 5.0 and because there's no update on my waiting list I try to read this novel, turns out it really good.
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yxw
yxw rated it
June 16, 2019
Status: c14.1
So far very good

The plot twist is really underrated

Although it would be like you know what happens next but what makes it interesting is it is still very interesting even if you know what happens next

Very funny and exciting for me who is half chuu-ni 😀😂
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pandabulan
pandabulan
May 16, 2019
Status: c11
First time write a review, coz really love it. At first the story Will be like Eminence of the shadow but this is totaly diferent this is real life intrique with slice of fantasy

A perfect combination
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rosie94hrpr
rosie94hrpr rated it
March 23, 2019
Status: c5 part2
What I like about this novel is that not only is it funny, it features an MC who actually uses his brain and figures things out on his own. There's no game/leveling system to show him his stats, no adventure's guild to explain things to him, he doesn't start ridiculously OP nor is it easy for him to become that way. He gets to become OP through his hard work and effort. It makes me excited to see where he'll go from here and what would happen if he were... more>> to get serious. <<less
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Not Red Yet
Not Red Yet rated it
October 19, 2019
Status: v1
Tried it since I figured it was like "To be a Power in the shadows" but better, I sure was wrong.

50 pages is just an internal monologue of him talking about his power and the training he did.

Does nothing with his power other than trying to start a shadow organisation to just fill his childish side.

Feels like a copy of To be a Power in the Shadows with some things done differently, and that's not saying much since it was also bad. Maybe it's because I'm too old to like... more>> these novels. <<less
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DryWater
DryWater rated it
August 22, 2019
Status: c14
Pretty boring overall. The MC has all the power at his fingertips and does absolutely nothing with it. Every chapter is just him rambling on and on about training his or his subordinates' power. It got to the point where there was an entire chapter dedicated to telling us ways he could earn money with his powers only for him to shelve most of the ideas thus making the chapter pointless. The story is nonexistent and you have to trudge through paragraphs and paragraphs of the MC's monologues only to... more>> realize that none of it even matters. The only thing I can really compliment this on is the translations. <<less
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shinidoshi
shinidoshi rated it
August 17, 2019
Status: c11
Despite being wacky and a pushover, I wish the MC was real.

First of all, he single handedly turned his Slice of Life light novel into a Spice of Life LN. (I'll be here all day, folks)

Second, for all of his misgivings, he is like a wish-granting fairy for people like me - who once desired an escape from reality, or a paranormal invasion in everyday life.

Finally, his ambitions are quite literally the polar opposite to All for One, in that he is making a Chuuniland all for his own... more>> satisfaction. If I had to put it to words, it's like having a really good fantasy author (re) write your reality. <<less
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