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  • Manga Score: 8.63
  • Author: Kugane Maruyama
  • Illustrator: so-bin
  • Publisher: Yen Press
  • Volumes: 14
  • DB title: Overlord
  • Rating: 16 and up
  • Genres: ActionFantasyIsekai
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Overlord (light novel)

*This is a digital eBook, not a physical book.


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Apr 14, 2016
ichii_1 (All reviews)
In the author's own words:

"The main character of the book is a skeletal mage, leading a large evil organization like the last boss of a game.
I don't believe the main characters in novels and movies who rescue people without asking for anything in return.
Readers who acknowledge that prioritizing yourself is the right mentality will enjoy this book.
It's very direct."

After reading it, he was right.

Story + Character + Enjoyment -
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Aug 10, 2015
CamTheThief (All reviews)
"Conquering the world is a very interesting idea."

(There are quite a few allusions to minor spoilers in this review, fair warning.
I have read 9 Volumes.)

There is an inherent truth in the world of anime, manga, and light novels; this truth is that far more often than not the protagonist will bear remarkable similarities to the image of a "Virtuous Hero"! That guy with the friendly demeanor who will help anyone and everyone. That often times young hero will hold the mindset of not letting anyone they know get killed. They won't give up and believe that even the villains deserve a chance at redemption. If read more

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