Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute!
The Eminence in Shadow
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Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute!

Alternative Titles

Japanese: 陰の実力者になりたくて!
English: The Eminence in Shadow
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Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Nov 5, 2018 to ?
Genres: Action Action, Comedy Comedy, Fantasy Fantasy
Themes: Isekai Isekai, Reincarnation Reincarnation
Serialization: None
Authors: Touzai (Art), Aizawa, Daisuke (Story)


Score: 8.421 (scored by 49504,950 users)
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Ranked: #1802
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Popularity: #918
Members: 18,332
Favorites: 986


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Shadowbrokers are those who go unnoticed, posing as unremarkable people, when in truth, they control everything from behind the scenes. Sid wants to be someone just like that more than anything, and something as insignificant as boring reality isn't going to get in his way! He trains in secret every single night, preparing for his eventual rise to power—only to denied his destiny by a run-of-the-mill (yet deadly) traffic accident. But when he wakes up in a another world and suddenly finds himself at the head of an actual secret organization doing battle with evil in the shadows, he'll finally get a chance to act out all of his delusional fantasies!

(Source: Yen Press)


Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute! has been published in English as The Eminence in Shadow by Yen Press since August 11, 2020.

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Feb 6, 2020
Mixed Feelings
Preliminary (44/? chp)
If you like the gag, repetitive jokes, misunderstanding taken to the extreme then look no further than this novel. A story about a guy suffer from extreme chuunibyou syndrome. It started out quite interesting with MC spewing crap about a secret cliche organization in a typical Isekai world whose goal is to revive the long dead demon lord. After years of picking up orphans, destroying countless of their lairs MC brain is still too stupid to even think of the mere chances his crap may have so truth in it. I mean after the xth cave you blow up that all of your "underling" claim ...
May 8, 2020
Preliminary (202/? chp)
*This review contains slight spoilers past the manga*

Is there much more to say other than it is a Power fantasy that is also an Isekai where the MC has black hair and is edgy? Yes, and its the reason I think this story will evolve past a Light Novel and Manga Adaptation.

Looking at this story for the first time it was clear to see what it was going for. It's an Isekai; guy dies, gets reincarnated with his old memories, tries to become more powerful. Its the most simple rinse and repeat pattern with a lot of modern Isekai that are coming out. There is ...
Jun 20, 2021
Preliminary (20/? chp)
(Tradução em português abaixo da em inglês?

English review (as of 3 volumes)

Have you ever got disappointed with a series that started as a funny and uncommitted one, but then it got serious, disregarding the initial approach, didn’t staying true to its essence?

So let me tell you right away: The Eminence in Shadow is not one of those series. Not even close. And I’ll try to explain why.

The Eminence in Shadow is a comedy, fantasy-isekai and action series written by Daisuke Aizawa and illustrated by Touzai. It was first published as a web novel series in the famous site Shousetsuka ni Narou, and later got licensed ...

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