Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute!


The Eminence in Shadow

Edit
What would you like to edit?
 

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Shadow Garden
Japanese: 陰の実力者になりたくて!
English: The Eminence in Shadow
More titles

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 20
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Oct 5, 2022 to ?
Premiered: Fall 2022
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 22:30 (JST)
Producers: AT-X, BS NTV, Kadokawa, NewGin, Aiming
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Nexus
Source: Light novel
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy
Themes: IsekaiIsekai, ReincarnationReincarnation
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.941 (scored by 6927469,274 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #6622
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #647
Members: 324,345
Favorites: 4,307

Available At


Resources


Streaming Platforms

7.94
Ranked #662Popularity #647Members 324,345
Add to List
Episodes: /20
* Your list is public by default.

Synopsis

For as long as he can remember, Minoru Kagenou has been fixated on becoming as strong as possible, which has led him to undertake all kinds of rigorous training. This wish, however, does not stem from a desire to be recognized by others; rather, Minoru does everything he can to blend in with the crowd. So, while pretending to be a completely average student during the day, he arms himself with a crowbar and ruthlessly thrashes local biker gangs at night. Yet when Minoru finds himself in a truck accident, his ambitions seemingly come to a sudden end. In his final moments, he laments his powerlessness—no matter how much he trained, there was nothing he could do to overcome his human limitations.

But instead of dying, Minoru reawakens as Cid, the second child of the noble Kagenou family, in another world—one where magic is commonplace. With the power he so desired finally within his grasp, he dons the moniker "Shadow" and establishes Shadow Garden: a group whose sole purpose is to combat the enigmatic Cult of Diablos, an organization born from Cid's imagination. However, as Shadow Garden grows in both membership and influence, it becomes increasingly apparent that the Cult of Diablos is not as fictional as Cid had intended.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute! was released on Blu-ray and DVD in four volumes from January 25, 2023, to April 26, 2023.

Related Anime


Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Takashima, Daisuke
Episode Director, Storyboard


Edit

Opening Theme

Preview
Spotify
Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"HIGHEST" by OxT
Edit

Ending Theme

"Darling in the Night" by Seven Shadows (七陰) (CV: Asami Seto, Inori Minase, Suzuko Mimori, Ai Fairouz, Hisako Kanemoto, Ayaka Asai, Reina Kondou)



Oct 19, 2022
FunnyFunny
Preliminary (3/20 eps)
At first, the opening scenes seemed interesting, a story told narrative style about one typical-HS-president girl with a dark past; and how her life intersected with- the boy who is I suppose the MC- but from her perspective. The slow and plodding way it moved, the dark undertone, was a nice touch. But then in the kidnap scene this show’s hero-
I forgot his name, Edgeward McEdgelord probably, but just call him Kirito for short, drops in and takes on the thugs with: f—-ing crowbars. CROWBARS. And this wasn’t just a typical beat-up-the-baddies fight with some bloody noses and wounded pride- it was an all out ...
Nov 3, 2022
Preliminary (5/20 eps)
There are people that seem to believe this show is parody, a deconstruction of the ridiculous power fantasies of isekai-genre enjoyers. If that was the authorial intent, then they missed the mark. They missed it by a very, very long way.

This somehow manages to be a deformed mash up of a typical irony-poisoned rom-com and a real isekai offender like overlord. If it is a parody then lacks any sense of humour in its execution, somehow imagining that just being irony-poisoned would carry it through, but, what possible literary objective could you have with an irony-poisoned god who is not crippled by a soul rending ...
Oct 19, 2022
Preliminary (3/20 eps)
Spoiler
I came into watching "Shadow Garden" by chance when I saw a meme that resembled a gag I'd read in a cheesy isekai manga a while back (its literally this show, chapter 3, page 34, were hes scooping money off the floor), so thought heck I'm a sucker for bad writing in isekai, lets jump down the rabbit hole.

As of writing this review only 3 episodes were out, and I knew it was isekai fantasy, as it takes place in an academy format, which is a nice change from everyone being RPG adventurers heading to the local guild to pick up 4 slave girls. However ...

Interest Stacks

50 Entries · 81 Restacks
45 Entries · 176 Restacks

Recommendations


Recent News

Fall 2022 Simulcast List [Update 10/30]

Fall 2022 Simulcast List [Update 10/30]

In this thread, you'll find a comprehensive list of television anime acquired for simulcast release during the Fall 2022 season. Anime series licensed for home ...read more

Q4 2022 Anime & Manga Licenses [Update 12/6]

Q4 2022 Anime & Manga Licenses [Update 12/6]

In this thread, you'll find a comprehensive list of anime and manga licensed in the fourth quarter (Oct-Dec) of 2022. Fall 2022 anime which were licensed before...read more


Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute! Episode 18 Discussion ( 1 2 )
Stark700 - Feb 1
83 replies by ghost_dzns »»
2 hours ago
Is this an isekai parody?
haruf - Oct 17, 2022
15 replies by borderliner »»
2 hours ago
Aight folks just 2 more weeks to go...
Kiryotsu - Feb 1
27 replies by borderliner »»
2 hours ago
To the LN/WN readers
Kappejoj - Feb 1
7 replies by MadanielFL »»
Yesterday, 6:27 PM
Poll: Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute! Episode 2 Discussion ( 1 2 3 4 5 ... Last Page )
Stark700 - Oct 12, 2022
332 replies by susenkaonsusak »»
Yesterday, 12:06 PM