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Shinigamihime no Saikon  
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Alicia Faitlin, daughter of an impoverished aristocratic family, was forced into an arranged marriage by her uncle, but the groom is killed suddenly in the middle of the ceremony.

Although Alicia has been labeled “The Princess of Death” due to this incident, there's someone pursuing the matter of a second marriage with her. He is an upstart noble whose family was recently promoted to the ranks of the aristocracy, Kashburn Licen. This man is rumored to be a "Tyrant" but-?


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วิวาห์ครั้งใหม่เจ้าหญิงยมทูต (Thai)
Bride of the Death (French)
Shinigami Hime no Saikon
Shinigami-Hime no Saikon
The Princess of Death's Second Marriage

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3 Volumes (Complete) + Side Story

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Average: 7.9 / 10.0 (292 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.78 / 10.0
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April 15th 2015, 6:41pm PST



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Art is great but terrible execution of dialogue and plot   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by moredrowsy
August 18th, 2015, 10:53am
I was attracted to the clean and incredible artwork however that ends there.

One description: A story for females to self-insert themselves as the female where men fall for her unconditionally.

Every arc always involve a pretty boy dashing himself up to her and asking her to leave with him with no previous story or dialogue established. It's always "I see you're the wife of that duke! Elope with me instead!"

The plot goes no where and the dialogue is stale. The male lead is the typical character with a bad personality. The female is incredibly naive.

Moreover, the male mc married the female mc with the goal of producing children with noble blood. Despite being the her husband, everyone treats them as "you can't lay your hands on her even if she's your wife!" What nonsense is this...

... Last updated on August 18th, 2015, 11:12am
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Loved it!!!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by shilyte
September 11th, 2014, 8:13pm
i loved this manga. i really don't understand why it got bad reviews. the heroine is unique and original. she wasn't stupid, just a little innocent and naive at times but not in an annoying way. It was cute(come on she's only 15). it's was a refreshing change from the over the top shoujo heroine that have become the norm. Best thing she didn't cry once during the whole manga. I'm not use to that. At some point the heroine always cries over something or another. Getting jealous and disappointed over every little thing the guy does. I even like the hero. He was a well thought out character. He wasn't some sadistic a$$hole who felt the need to bully and tease the heroine(which sadly is also the norm). every characters' actions were well within ranges of what i consider normal and not over the top. So ignore the bad reviews and decide for yourself if you like the manga.
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Nice read!   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Kinky-Chan
July 14th, 2014, 8:41pm
This is an interesting read actually. The main heroine may look like some dimwitted chick but she's frankly honest and I really like her. I like Kashburn and Nora too. Although Nora is like, trying all kinds of ways to get rid of Alicia in somewhat funny ways. The storyline is pretty interesting, I kinda like the twist here and there but there's one thing I'm not really sure of though. Like the part where the assassin killed Alicia's first "husband". I mean, what was the reason for?

That part should have been clearly pointed out although I know it's just a way to get the heroine's story started. Also, the twist at the end is a bit complicated, what with the "angels wings" or whatnot. I guess I gotta re-read the ending to understand what's going on. But I'd say give it a try. The art is pretty good too (especially the hot looking guys, minus Earl Reiden. He's like a brat, honestly). But yeah, this manga has a lot of potential.
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If the other comments gotcha down...   
Rating: N/A
by Marian5390
June 2nd, 2014, 11:39am
Well, if you were considering reading this, but decided not to because of the more negative comments, trust me:
Read it anyways.
Personally, I only read one comment before I read the work, (I was afraid of spoilers) but it happened to be a negative one. Thank Mang (don't bother googling it, it's a deity me and my atheist brother made up as kids xD) I decided to read it anyways! It was really good. Really. For me, my only issue was that negative comment I read! You see; due to that comment, I refused to let myself like the characters or plot no matter how likable they became. I kept thinking, no, you can't fall in love with this story. You'll be so disappointed by the end. Don't.
But after reading the entire thing, the only thing that disappointed me was that I hadn't allowed myself to enjoy it. The female lead is just quirky beyond belief, and I love it! I love how her reaction to basically everything is Oh look, this is happening. How interesting.; and yet, she wasn't as rediculously stupid as people say. She's actually really intelligent. If she's stuck in a dangerous situation, she's not going to just act blindly. Her thoughts just aren't narrated to the reader, so you have to do a bit of guesswork and factor in completely objective logic before her motives become clear. I can see how people would think she's stupid, though, but rather than being stupid she's just blunt.
She says what she thinks, when she thinks it and that causes her to cross plenty of lines when she asks questions; but I don't really see that as stupidity. It's more like a philosophy of what's wrong with curiosity? If I don't know anything, I won't get anywhere, anyways.
As for the male lead, really nothing wrong with him. He wasn't super unique like the female lead, but he was still a decently realistic and well-rounded character.
I tend to save my tens for things that I really enjoy, but this one deserves it. The only reason I didn't utterly adore it is because I didn't let myself, so my own personal bias should not subtract from the rating. My way of rating manga is: Everything starts at ten. You subtract an appropriate amount for every annoyance and perhaps subtract more as they stack.
This manga had absolutely nothing wrong with it and would have been very enjoyable; so it gets a ten.

... Last updated on June 2nd, 2014, 11:50am
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Rating: N/A
by jeffreymgibson
April 30th, 2014, 9:54pm
The protaganist is so completly dumb and oblivious to erything going on around her and because of this, the story goes nowhere. The romance is a letdown as well. More of,a comedy than a romance, and not a very funy one. Art is good.

... Last updated on April 30th, 2014, 10:08pm
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Amazing read!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ChocolateBubbles
December 26th, 2013, 8:31am
I don't understand why some people think the protag is annoying - She's ditzy, a little bit airheaded, but she has her feet on the ground and knows where the limits are, and apologizes when she crosses them. She's a realistic with an imagination and isn't focused on stuff like "oh no hes no talks to me he hates me wah i love him all of a sudden", nah, she does her own thing. The development with the love interest is subtle, but it's there and strong, extremely from his side. There's also some comedic value in this. The main guy isn't angsty or broody with a stick up his butt when the heroine does something he doesn't like (she took her chances but felt bad about it), so that was a plus. There wasn't anything needlessly dramatic about anything, except for the whole "princess of death" title she was given.

As for the plot, some twists there, but it's more towards the end. Enjoyable

The art is great, the execution is great, I just only wish it was longer! Off to the sequel smile

... Last updated on December 26th, 2013, 8:32am
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Cute art, good plot, annoying heroine   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by Kulianne
October 18th, 2013, 9:56am
Title says it all.
It could have been much better, have we had a decent heroine. She really is annoying beyond belief and stupid to the point of impossible.
I wish the author would have made her a bit more aware and calculating, while still keeping that 'realistic' and blunt side of her.
The art and the idea of the plot gives it some points, otherwise, it's quite bad.

... Last updated on October 18th, 2013, 9:57am
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One of the worst mangas I've ever read.   
Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by follybaby
September 25th, 2013, 2:40pm
1.) I hate glasses. Wore them for years until I could wear contacts, and I think that it hides the face/ruins art. Sorry... just my opinion.,
2.) I can't stand stupid girls. Depending on how good a story is, I can push past the anti-glasses... but stupid girls are a deal-breaker.

I made it through three chapters telling myself, 'It'll get better... it'll get better.' It didn't get better and I couldn't take it anymore. Glasses, stupid girls, lack of development.
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Very good.   
Rating: N/A
by fruityfresh
August 25th, 2013, 2:36pm
I really liked (most of) the characters and the plot was beautiful along with the art. I just really hated Nora's guts though... -__- Still can't get over the fact that Kashburn is still going to keep her as a his (supposed) lover even though he and Alicia have already fallen in love and gotten married. Not the mention the fact that Nora is a complete witch and keeps tricking Alicia to her death....
But overall, this was an excellent manga and I am going to continue on by reading the new sequel that's been released! I hope everyone else also does so! It's called Shinigamihime no Saikon: Baraen no Tokei Koushaku. Enjoy your reading smile
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Pretty Good   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by rainbowlollipoppony
July 25th, 2013, 12:17pm
It was a pretty good read - something to save for when you're bored and have nothing else to do.

Pros :
1. Hot guys
2. Suprises you
3. Art work was good

Cons :
1. Heroine is a little too dim-witted
2. A lot of back-stabbing
3. Personally, I didn't like how the story went, but it wasn't like something drastic happened that made me feel that way. I just would have done it differently.

I LOVED Ruark. He was soooo adorable.
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
He had me there at the end of the last couple chapters. Totally wasn't expecting that priest-guy either.
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