The official website for the film adaptation of Satoru Yamaguchi and Nami Hidaka’s “My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!” light novels has unveiled a treasure trove of exciting details. The latest trailer, main visual, theme song revelation, and the introduction of additional cast members were all unleashed to the delight of fans.
The newly announced cast members, as seen in the video presentation, include Kensho Ono as Ahkil, Ayumu Murase as Kumit, Akari Kitō as Nasheet, Reina Ueda as Hati, Yōko Hikasa as Aruks, and Rie Kugimiya as Piyo. Notably, character name spellings have yet to be officially confirmed.
Moreover, the video offers a tantalizing sneak peek at the theme song “Harenochi Hallelujah!” performed by the talented angela and Shōta Aoi.
Mark your calendars, as the film is set to grace Japanese theaters on December 8.
Notably, original light novel author Satoru Yamaguchi is crafting the film’s original story, and the project reunites several key staff members, including director Keisuke Inoue, writers Megumi Shimizu and Megumu Sasano, character designer Miwa Oshima, and animation studio SILVER LINK.
For those unacquainted with this enchanting tale, the story revolves around Katarina Claes, who, after a fateful head injury, recalls memories from her previous life as a Japanese teenager who played an otome game uncannily similar to her current reality.
In this game, Katarina is cast as the antagonist, relentlessly tormenting the game’s protagonist. Armed with knowledge of the game’s numerous deadly outcomes, she embarks on a mission to avert these Catastrophic Bad Ends, starting with breaking off her engagement to the prince.
Can Katarina successfully navigate this treacherous world where misfortune looms at every turn? Find out in this reverse-harem romantic comedy led by the beloved villainess everyone adores.
Satoru Yamaguchi initiated the original novel series on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō! website in July 2014, with Ichijinsha commencing publication of the novels, beautifully illustrated by Nami Hidaka, in August 2015.
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English-speaking audiences can indulge in the manga courtesy of Seven Seas Entertainment’s releases.