I’m in Love with the Villainess Vol. 05
A RIVAL APPEARS!
Rae is willing to do anything to be close to her mean-girl crush Claire, including being her maid and waiting on her hand and foot. And Rae’s hard work is paying off—Claire is even starting to tolerate the other girl’s presence! But that teeny-tiny bit of progress is threatened when a new transfer student shows up. Manaria Sousse is not only a beautiful foreign princess, she’s also Claire’s childhood best friend and first love! How is Rae supposed to compete with that?!
Series Overview: When corporate worker Rei Ohashi finds herself reborn as the protagonist of her favorite dating sim, it’s the perfect opportunity to do what she’s always wanted—seduce the villainess! In her previous life, Rei had no interest in the princes the game had to offer. She only had eyes for Claire François, her nemesis. Now, armed with her extensive knowledge of the game, and her undying love for Claire, will Rei finally be able to win over the woman of her dreams?
Inori is a novelist known for I’m in Love with the Villainess.
Aonoshimo is a Japanese manga artist known for the manga adaptations of Welcome to Japan, Ms. Elf! and I’m in Love with the Villainess.
Hanagata is the illustrator of Inori’s Yuri Novel “I’m in Love with the Villainess” series.
ANIME ADAPTATION OF ORIGINAL LIGHT NOVELS: announced December 2022, scheduled to premiere in 2023.
BESTSELLER: The original light novels are strong sellers in digital and print formats, and are favorites of yuri fans and tastemakers online (great word of mouth).
POPULAR GENRES: yuri (LGBT+), isekai, fantasy, comedy, academy setting, commoner/noble drama and conspiracies
SIMULTANEOUS, MULTIMEDIA PUBLISHING: Seven Seas is publishing the original light novels, manga adaptation, and spin-off light novels for this series.
SERIES INFO: Series is ongoing. Seven Seas will have a new pub whenever a new volume is released in Japan.
AGE RANGE: This Adult title might have crossover appeal with YA audiences (rated Teen 13+).
More details on Inori, Aonoshimo & Hanagata: