Seven Seas Launches Audiobook for I’m in Love with the Villainess Light Novel Series

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© Inori, Hanagata

Seven Seas Entertainment has announced an audiobook adaptation for the yuri isekai light novel series I’m in Love with the Villainess under its Siren imprint. The first volume of the audiobook series will be released for the first time in the English language in November 2023. 

The audiobook adaptation will be narrated by voice actress Courtney Shaw, who is best known for her roles in Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy and Fena: Pirate Princess. Pre-orders are now available on the Seven Seas audio books website

The series began as a Shousetsuka ni Narou web novel by Inori that was published from January 14, 2018 to February 21, 2021. Ichijinsha began publishing the series in physical format from February 26, 2019 to August 26, 2021, with five digital volumes being released under the yuri-centric GL Bunko label. A manga adaptation by Aonoshimo was published by Ichijinsha on June 18, 2020. Seven Seas Entertainment releases the light novel, manga adaptation, and light novel spinoff in English. 

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© Inori, Hanagata

A TV anime adaptation from Platinum Vision is scheduled to premiere on October 3, 2023. Crunchyroll will stream the anime series worldwide as it airs in Japan. 

Seven Seas describes the synopsis of I’m in Love with the Villainess as: 

Ordinary office worker Ohashi Rei wakes up in the body of the protagonist of her favorite otome game, Revolution. To her delight, the first person to greet her is also her favorite character, Claire Francois—the main antagonist of the story! Now, Rei is determined to romance Claire instead of the game’s male leads. But how will her villainous ladylove react to this new courtship?!


Source: press release

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