Villains Are Destined to Die
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Synonyms: Death Is the Only Ending for the Villainess, Agyeok-ui Ending Jugeum-ppun
Japanese: 악역의 엔딩은 죽음뿐
English: Villains Are Destined to Die
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Type: Manhwa
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: May 1, 2020 to ?
Genres: Drama Drama, Fantasy Fantasy, Romance Romance
Themes: Reverse Harem Reverse Harem, Villainess Villainess
Serialization: KakaoPage
Authors: Gwon, Gyeoeul (Story), SUOL (Art)


Score: 8.231 (scored by 80558,055 users)
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Ranked: #3682
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Popularity: #744
Members: 21,749
Favorites: 818

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The latest otome game is all the rage recently, so a regular university student decides to see for herself if its fame is well-deserved. She clears the normal mode in no time and finds herself pitying the villainess, Penelope Eckhart. Penelope is a fake―a replacement for the duke's missing daughter, the protagonist of the game.

Initially confident about clearing the hard mode as well, the woman is shocked by the sheer leap in the level of difficulty, eventually passing out from exhaustion. However, when she wakes up, she no longer recognizes her surroundings, for she has been reincarnated into the body of the villainess!

In a world where everyone seems to be out for her blood, Penelope must make wise decisions that keep her away from the death route. A tyrant prince, a suspicious magician, a nobleman from a fallen nation, or one of her nasty adoptive brothers―whose affections will she win?

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Villains Are Destined to Die is an adaptation of Gwon Gyeoeul's Agyeok-ui Ending Jugeum-ppun web novel series. It is originally a webtoon series which has been officially published in book format by D&C Webtoon Biz (디앤씨웹툰비즈) since February 26, 2021.

The series has been published digitally in English by Tapas since October 24, 2020. The volumes have been published by Yen Press under the Ize Press imprint since November 8, 2022.


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May 26, 2022
Preliminary (55/? chp)
The Main Reason I Dropped This:

The main character doesn't treat anyone as real. She doesn't have a single genuine interaction with anyone; ever. This is fine and even entertaining at times -- except that she buys a deeply traumatized slave, whom she treats as a rabid pet and manipulates while exerting her influence as a duke's daughter. No matter how powerless she is compared to the people in her household, it's blatantly clear that she has ALL the power in their relationship. It's unbearable, UNBEARABLE to watch. She forgets about him, neglects him and keeps him wearing a collar that is connected to the ...
Mar 28, 2021
Preliminary (51/? chp)
"Villians Are Destined to Die" or "Death is the only ending for the villainess" is a very well-written Otome isekai manhwa. Based on the novel, it's very accurate and sticks to the original story magnificently.

STORY | 10 | The plot in this is pretty great. Easy to follow, with plenty of cliche moments that don't really bother me as a reader. Compared to other manhwa I've read, it's unique. It's very painful and heartwrenching, with many moments that push me to keep reading. Overall, my favorite thing about this plot though is the game aspect. It's interesting as hell watching Penelope's decisions, and the turns ...
Jun 2, 2021
Preliminary (59/? chp)
One of the best villainess manhwas out there! Penelope is one of those smart protagonists thats actually somewhat evil like a true villainess.

The whole favorability adds so much more to the story! It makes it so exciting because we get to see what each character like or dislike to increase or decrease their favorability. This way, we know the characters tastes and their personalities better.

The story is pretty true to the novel and the manhwa does a good job executing scenes.

The art is beautiful and every character is just so good-looking. Her development with each character is so natural especially her interactions ...

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