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'I'm the Villainess, So I'm Taming the Final Boss' releases 1st PV, more cast for October 2022

Reincarnated MC Aileen Lauren Dautriche (CV: Rie Takahashi) is out to avoid the bad end by making the last boss her lover.

By: Nicole S. Castro on July 28, 2022 at 18:04 PHT

The first promotional video has been released for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of light novel series I'm the Villainess, So I'm Taming the Final Boss by Sarasa Nagase and Mai Murasaki.

The show is scheduled to air in October 2022. Animation studio Maho Film will be in charge of the anime series.

©I'm the Villainess, So I'm Taming the Final Boss PROJECT

The romcom isekai series stars a main character who is reborn into an otome game as the story's villainess, Aileen Lauren Dautriche (CV: Rie Takahashi). As Aileen, she must avoid reaching the game's bad end, so she makes a plan to conquer the last boss (the evil king Claude Jeanne Elmir, voiced by Yūichirō Umehara), make him her lover, and see if she can open up a new route.


  • Aileen Lauren Dautriche (CV: Rie Takahashi)

  • Claude Jeanne Elmir (CV: Yūichirō Umehara)

  • Cedric Jeanne Elmir (CV: Toshiki Masuda)

  • Keith Eigrid (CV: Jun Fukuyama)

  • Belzebuth (CV: Yūki Ono)

  • Lilia Rainworth (CV: Kana Hanazawa)

  • Almond (CV: Tomokazu Sugita)


  • Original: Sarasa Nagase (Kadokawa Beans Bunko)

  • Original illustration: Mai Murasaki

  • Director: Kumiko Habara

  • Series composition, Screenplay: Kenta Ihara

  • Character design: Momoko Makiuchi, Eri Kojima, Yuko Oba

  • Music: Natsumi Tabuchi, Hanae Nakamura, Miki Sakurai, Sayaka Aoki, Kanade Sakuma

  • Animation production: MAHO FILM

About the Series

I'm the Villainess, So I'm Taming the Final Boss (Japanese: 悪役令嬢なのでラスボスを飼ってみました, Romaji: Akuyaku Reijō Nanode Last Boss o Katte Mimashita) is a Japanese light novel series written by Sarasa Nagase and illustrated by Mai Murasaki. It began serialization online in May 2017 on the user-generated novel publishing website Shōsetsuka ni Narō. It was later acquired by Kadokawa Shoten, who have published nine volumes since September 2017 under their Kadokawa Beans Bunko imprint.

A manga adaptation with art by Anko Yuzu was serialized in Kadokawa Shoten's seinen manga magazine Comp Ace from June 2018 to August 2019. Both the light novel and manga are licensed in North America by Yen Press.

Source: I'm the Villainess, So I'm Taming the Final Boss official Twitter, official website, Comic Natalie




Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.