On July 17, an official teaser website opened its doors to announce that Satoru Yamaguchi and illustrator Nami Hidaka’s My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! (Otome gēmu no hametsu furagu shika nai akuyaku reijō ni tensei shite shimatta) light novels will get an anime TV series. The series will air in 2020, though no further details have been announced.
A teaser visual for the project was revealed, which you can check out below.
In October 2018, it was announced that the series would receive an anime project, though no details were revealed at the time.
My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! made its debut in 2014 on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō website. Ichijinsha began publishing the title under its Ichijinsha Bunko Iris imprint in 2015. To date, seven volumes have been released, with the most recent shipping to stores on October 20, 2018.
The title spawned a manga adaptation, which was also illustrated by by Nami Hidaka. The series launched in Ichijinsha’s Monthly Comic Zero Sum magazine in August 2017. To date, three volumes have been released, with the most recent shipping to stores on April 25.
J-Novel Club holds the rights to the My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! manga, which they describe as:
After hitting her head particularly hard one day, Duke Claes’ daughter, Katarina, suddenly recalls all the memories of her past life: that of a teenage Japanese girl. Just before her untimely death, this girl recalls playing an otome game… that is exactly like the world she’s living in now!
She is now Katarina Claes, the antagonist of the otome game, who nastily hounded the protagonist until the end. Knowing all the possible outcomes of the game, she realizes that every single possible route ends with Katarina being murdered or exiled! In order to avoid these Catastrophic Bad Ends, she has to use her knowledge of the game and her own wiles, starting with breaking off this engagement with the prince…
Will Katarina survive while making her way through this world, where bad flags trip at every turn? Find out in this reverse-harem rom-com, led by everybody’s favorite villainess!
Source: Comic Natalie