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Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute  
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Associated Names
Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute!
The Eminence in Shadow
To Be a Power in the Shadows!
Восхождение в тени
想要成为影之实力者
陰の実力者になりたくて!
숨은 실력자가 되고싶어서

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Latest Release(s)
c.33 by Biamam Scans 22 days ago
c.32 by Biamam Scans about 1 month ago
c.31 by Biamam Scans 2 months ago
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Status
in Country of Origin
6 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

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Average: 8.5 / 10.0 (219 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.25 / 10.0
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Last Updated
August 2nd 2021, 11:02am PST


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Year
2019

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Comp Ace (Kadokawa Shoten)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Yen Press (September 2021)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #216 increased(+9)
Monthly Pos #53 increased(+40)
3 Month Pos #112 decreased(-2)
6 Month Pos #84 increased(+37)
Year Pos #120 increased(+59)

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On 1915 reading lists
On 213 wish lists
On 26 unfinished lists
On 230 custom lists

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You will like this if....  
by metroid
October 7th, 2021, 4:11am
Rating: N/A
You are stupid or you are a teen, or both.
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God this is stupid.  
by RockoDyne
August 27th, 2021, 7:39pm
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
There has only been one joke in this entire manga. You get a scene of cliche anime bullshit, then later it's explained that he was actually doing it for some completely wacky and random reason. Lather, rinse, repeat. It ends up being a perfect example of the kind of trite writing it thinks it's mocking. It is pure hipster in that it gives you the wink and the nod to show that it is self aware that what it is doing is stupid, and then proceeds to do the stupid thing, because irony.
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An absolute gem  
by AM_Woody
June 23rd, 2021, 5:10am
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
I don't understand people complaining about how edgy our MC is, it's the entire point of the story! If you don't find the parody funny or whatever then I understand, but I absolutely love it.
Good pace, funny characters, and fun plot.
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Meh  
by Mutilätion
April 21st, 2021, 11:21pm
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
I don't know what you have to be smoking to call this a masterpiece. The story is good in some parts, but the 90% of the story where all I'm seeing is a cringey edgelord just takes away from everything I enjoyed
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Far too good  
by FakestKing
March 1st, 2021, 5:28pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
At first it’s funny and still is throughout, but then it picks up into this plot that manages to tie in his chuunibyou with an actual and serious issue. It’a a diamond hiding in plain sight.
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One of my favs  
by just1moreazn
September 29th, 2020, 10:10am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
Give it a chance, it truly is one of the funniest manga's I have ever read.
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Comedic Gold  
by zeidrich
March 30th, 2020, 9:49pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
Agreed. This is a really engaging and funny series. The series doesn't take itself too seriously and pokes fun at the genre and itself with great comedic timing.

One of the better writers and series.
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When your chuunibyou becomes reality but you are to dense to realize  
by ChaoticOrder
October 18th, 2019, 6:47am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
Oh my god. Where do I even begin with this story… I'm gonna be talking about the LN in addition to the manga with this review because they are both great and the manga follows closely enough.

First off, it is super hilarious. It is like a way more silly Overlord. It follows a guy who is SO disillusioned by his Chuunibyou-ness that he is brilliant but the DENSEst dude ever. He wants: “To be a Power in the shadows” and is slowly achieving his goal throughout the story. Because he is a chuunibyou he makes up a story about the revival of the demon king. This turns out to be true, however, he just thinks that everyone is also being a chuunibyou with him and doesn't ever realize. He's also one of the most powerful beings ever but doesn't brag about it, instead, he uses it to put himself in situations that he thinks is “cool” while we the reader laugh and cringe. The characters are all likable and there is some great action too. 10/10 I hope this gets an anime.

... Last updated on October 18th, 2019, 6:48am
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Chuunibyou  
by dragonlord7012
September 13th, 2019, 1:10am
Rating: N/A
Imagine a dude all about the mafia underworld grim tough guy aesthetic.
Who was so chunni, that reality started to go along with it.
You now understand what this manga is about.
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Great, funny read!  
by Killerthug
August 5th, 2019, 10:41am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
This is one of the funniest manga I've read in ages!
Mixes OP MC with great, complex story. It's very funny and with an intricate plot that is simply explained in a few chapters. Great stuff, can't wait for more!!
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