manga04_jpg login_tab_left_jpg
Username:   Password:    Forgot Password?
App
Try out our new iPhone application!
App
Manga Poll
Aliens are real. They are your (or one is your)...
Enemy
Teacher
Slave
Savior
Best friend
Soulmate
Cohort against a greater threat
 
See Old Polls

Manga is the Japanese equivalent of comics
with a unique style and following. Join the revolution! Read some manga today!

Coded in ConTEXT

Join #baka-updates @irc.irchighway.net

RSS Feed
 
center_left_tab Manga Info center_right_tab
 
ALL    A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P    Q    R    S    T    U    V    W    X    Y    Z   
I am the Monarch (Novel)  
Login to add items to your list, keep track of your progress, and rate series!
Description
A career spearman dies on the battlefield full of regrets. He is mentally sent back in time when he was just a recruit. This time he will make all the right choices and become a monarch!

Type
Novel

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
나는 군주다

Groups Scanlating

Latest Release(s)

Status in Country of Origin
Ongoing

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
N/A

Forum

User Rating
Average: 8.1 / 10.0 (18 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.18 / 10.0
10
 39% (7 votes)
9+
 39% (7 votes)
8+
 6% (1 votes)
7+
 0% (0 votes)
6+
 0% (0 votes)
5+
 0% (0 votes)
4+
 0% (0 votes)
3+
 0% (0 votes)
2+
 11% (2 votes)
1+
 6% (1 votes)

Last Updated
November 12th 2016, 8:01am PST


Genre

Categories

Category Recommendations

Recommendations
N/A

Author(s)

Artist(s)
N/A

Year
2016

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
N/A

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #655 increased(+270)
Monthly Pos #1532 increased(+283)
3 Month Pos #2018 decreased(-293)
6 Month Pos #1712 decreased(-214)

List Stats
On 70 reading lists
On 32 wish lists
On 4 unfinished lists
On 36 custom lists

Note: You must be logged in to update information on this page.

Forum Posts
No topics currently in the forum, view the forum or add a new topic now.

tickmark preloadxmark preloadxmark preload
User Comments [ Order by usefulness ]
 

You must login to comment for this series! Register an account.

avatar
Kingdom + Low Fantasy + Rebirth   
Rating: N/A
by deathcoy
October 8th, 2016, 1:23am
Novel reminds me of the manga "Kingdom", battles are basically huge scale war where tactics & strategy, charismatic leaders and the camaraderie with their men are the focus though not as deep at a level as "Kingdom". Novel tried to touch on the cunning & guile aspect as well as court politics of fantasy medieval times but it came out half-baked. Its pretty obvious that the author struggled to convey various plots, emotions and themes to the reader. This also inevitably result in a lot of cheesy scenes and moments in the novel.

Somewhat like "Kingdom", MC started out as a lowly spearman and accumulates battlefield merits to finally become a great general. The setting is interesting to say the least. I would categorize it as low fantasy. There are goblins and orcs as well as magic but warfare is usually skirmishes between footmen like in real life. For now, very little is seen in the magic & mages department as its mostly of support role and although the common soldier can learn to utilize mana to empower their attacks, its mildly effective. Seems that the hardcore portion of magic is reserved exclusively for hero defined characters.

Anyways, the novel starts with the MC dying and not achieving his dream of becoming a great general. He underwent rebirth instead and sent back in time to when he just started out as a recruit with memories of his previous life still intact. From there he utilizes his previous memories, experiences and maturity(he was after all 38 yrs old when he died) to give him an edge to turn the tides of war and have another shot at pursuing his dream. Not all is smooth sailing though, certain unexpected events do occur since he technically changed history therefore actions and consequences do apply. Thats where the fun is at as the MC has to adapt and overcome these obstacles. The caveat being most of these turn of events are opportunistic in nature and overly convenient, further proving that the narrative & storyboard are amateurish at best.

MC is as cliche as it can get. Very typical kinda MC you see in most LN. Believes in justice, doing good things, being a good lord of a fief, saving the world, cherish friendships etc. No redeeming qualities honestly. He himself is not talented, in plain sense he is the most average of soldiers but he makes up for it with knowledge from his previous life and his determination. He started training advanced techniques from his past life and trained diligently. He also went in search of legendary weapons, items, gears that will make him stronger. Moreover he took the initiative on recruiting and training talented people to bring them over to his side. In essence, he "stole" these advantages as they're actually predestined for other characters in his past life, stacking so many boons on himself which will inevitably turn him into an overpowered character later on.

Its still too early to slap a rating to this novel but so far i do see some potential and looking forward to what the author can put out although the narrative as a whole is littered with cliches and the writing is barely passable at best. For now the "Kingdom"-like elements are probably the selling point of this novel.

... Last updated on July 15th, 2017, 10:07pm
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
Show  entries per page 


You must login to comment for this series! Register an account.
Manga Search
MANGA Fu
MEMBERS
TEAM-BU


footer