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Survive as the Hero's Wife  
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Canaria has been reincarnated as the villain of a popular cliché novel. According to the novel, she is destined to be executed by her husband! Determined to survive, her objective is simple: get a divorce! Will her plans be enough to save her life, or will unexpected circumstances arise to complicate matters even further?

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Comment survivre quand on est la femme du héros
Putri dalam Dunia Novel
Soy la esposa del héroe
Survive comme l'épouse du héros
Sống lại thành vợ anh hùng
This Villainess Wants a Divorce!
Yangpanso Ju-ingong-ui Anaelo Sal-anamgi
Yoku aru Fantasy Shousetsu de Gakeppuchi Hi to shite Ikinokoru
النجاة كزوجة البطل
양판소 주인공의 아내로 살아남기

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88 Chapters (Ongoing)

Season 1: 39 Chapters (Complete) 1~39
Season 2: 28 Chapters (Complete) 40~68
Season 3: 10 Chapters (Ongoing) 69~

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Average: 8.1 / 10.0 (177 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.86 / 10.0

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Another Isekai  
by Periwinkles
September 20th, 2020, 11:53am
Rating: N/A
Ive been reading a lot of Manhwas under the category of Isekai lately and you will definitely see the resemblance of the plots.

The MC died got transferred to another world, met the prince, problem, then marry then end.

What sets apart this manhwa from the others is what the MC's predicament between the empress. No love triangles and no magic powers involved, not so complicated plot.

The new manhwa chapters are so nerve wrecking
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I hope my cinnamon roll Ethan doesnt die. If that happens my heart is gonna break, big time! The cliff hanger is too painful.
and it keeps me wanting more.

I hope the chapters are updated weekly rather than monthly (im sorry if that sounds rude. Its ok if its just monthly as long as its updated)

Kudos to the illustrators, writers and ofcourse.. Our translators. 🌼
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It's alright Edit: Dropped it  
by goodieblanker
August 25th, 2020, 7:42pm
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
Beautiful art. It's a slow burn, with lots of fluff. It's not the greatest thing I've ever read but it's not bad either. The hard thing about waiting for new chapters is I forget the general plot of these manhwas and when I have to reread I tend to get bored, so to avoid that I'm just gonna put a recap under the spoiler tag. Lol. I don't want to drop this because it's really pretty but I can't be bothered to keep rereading it again.

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the couple: FL pretends to be a pawn of the empress, but is actually helping the prince. The prince falls for FL because she's smart, kind, and helps him from being killed by the empress. He finally confessed but FL is still trying to figure out her feelings for him, although to the reader it's crystal clear she's in love with him too.

Side characters: original FL of the novel (who the prince was supposed to fall in love with and marry, became their ally and has something going on with the green haired noble that became one of the knights supporting the prince. Noah, the ML's half brother has a good relationship with the leads and does not want conflict

Main plot: empress wants to kill ML, is now suspicious of FL. Empress has brother who wants nothing but to make his sister happy, and did the "as you know bob" trope, outing himself to the leads that he killed the marquess to have control over his family (the parlams). Noah has a silver haired servant in cahoots with the empress' brother, who I think also wants the downfall of the emperor.

Also there are filler chapters(halloween, boutique, etc) that made me cringe and roll my eyes. Typing it out made me realize just how little I care about the plot.

Edit: too childish and I feel like it's becoming a chore now to continue. I'm sorry story but Imma have to drop you 🙁

... Last updated on August 25th, 2020, 8:12pm
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Came for the political intrigue, but stayed for the fluffy, fashionable characters  
by moonmystery
May 18th, 2020, 9:39pm
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
The author definitely got the big picture down when it comes to the plot, but I don't think he/she has the skills to pull off the juicy dialogues that make the individual arcs exciting. Instead, this story feels more like an outline, not very fleshed out. Plot seemed forced, and arc resolutions appeared out of thin air deus ex machina style. The storytelling skills were just not there. I was not impressed with the script writing and character nuances...The first 6 chapters were pretty bad, but things pickup and get deeper plot-wise after that. Overall, I still binged it all in one go. Still would recommend if you are into the 2nd chance/isekai trope, but there are definitely better stories out there.

On the bright side, the art is so pretty and I'm in love with all the close attention paid to each characters' fashion choices. I think I am obsessed with the MC's dresses.The character designs are also so pretty. Everyone looks fire~! I also like how the MC develops throughout the series. I don't think she ever annoyed me!

... Last updated on May 18th, 2020, 9:44pm
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Super childish  
by kira6
April 8th, 2020, 2:55am
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
The story was interesting at first, but after the male lead returned from the war, it became extremely childish and filled with unnecessary fan service. There was a Halloween party, popularity contest, and even a whole chapter about them opening up a boutique and the male lead (an emperor-to-be) working as a waiter. All of these fillers just detract from the main story. Instead it's like they're in a school setting when they're supposed to be running a kingdom. I heard someone describe the characters and dialogue akin to Barbie dolls, and I wholeheartedly agree.
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Beautifully drawn, however....  
by Bebe~
March 19th, 2020, 1:00pm
Rating: N/A
There's no denying that the art is beautiful but the dialogue...oof. It definitely needs some work. I'm not as engaged as I would be with some of the other mangas that I've been reading. It's very flat? IDK how to explain it. The dialogue seems so 1D...simple.

... Last updated on March 28th, 2020, 8:30pm
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Love it  
by bluedrop
March 10th, 2020, 9:35am
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
Beautiful art. I love the heroine so so sooooo much
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It's ok, nothing to rave about  
by Missjennie
January 7th, 2020, 11:51am
Rating: N/A
I am a big fan of isekai mangas/manhwas so when I saw this, I knew I had to read it. Unfortunately, my excitement stopped there.

Art: pretty but I've seen better. I feel the characters all have 1 stoic, uninterested look when they're not required to show obvious emotion. Although the use of colour is good, the lack in detail is what puts me off.

Characters: the characters are likable but a bit boring and predictable. The main issue with the story is our MC. She's lacking in intelligence and spunk even though she's reincarnated and should now be a woman in her 30s but doesn't act like one (for example, bringing up the topic IN FRONT of Cesar's knight and his brother Noah's servant about Noah asking to share a room when they were young SMH!). She's also naive. She tends to think that she can manipulate the story to the original plot even though she's changed the main events. After chapter 39, I've gotten tired of her bringing up the topic of divorce everytime she sees her husband, without properly consulting with him. As a main character, she's lacking in so many areas. I just pity Cesar. He's a typical unfavoured prince but is suddenly favoured due to his achievements in a war. He's also quiet and has a problem communicating with Canaria/MC about things that bother him which leads to misunderstandings. The MC being careless in her actions and words that cause rumours doesn't help much either.

Plot: predictable! Modern woman in her 20s dies and reincarnates as the story's villain at the age of 12. This type of storyline has been recycled many times but if done right can become a good read. This one falls short witth the slow pace of the story and somewhat uninteresting characters.

I suggest reading these similar reincarnation themed mangas: Lady baby, Suddenly became a princess one day, I am a child of this house, Sincerely, I becsme the duke's maid, The duchess' 50 tea recipes, Doctor Elise. There are many others but I can't name them all.

Overall, I couldn't read past chapter 39. It's definitely one where I may come back to it if I'm bored.
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Good read if you like reincarnated villainess genre  
by Sapphiresky
November 9th, 2019, 8:39am
Rating: N/A
Is it original? No, not at all.
Have I thoroughly enjoyed it? Absolutely!

Read it if you need your reincarnated villainess fix. MC would make Bakarina proud.

Added bonus: art style is really pretty. Wouldn't say it's got a lot of technical or layout finesse, but the faces and outfits are 10/10
Update: got bored with this series and dropped. It's gone on way too long.

I lost interest after
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Canaria and Caesar finally are a thing. I don't need the political fallout bs afterward

In all fairness, it takes a lot to make me like a romance (unless it's got other stuff going for it) so I guess that's something.

... Last updated on February 16th, 2020, 1:49am
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by PZcolo
September 11th, 2019, 3:58am
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
The story here is something I've seen several times already and sometimes done better so it's just ok. The precarious position she has to balance while being in the middle of a power struggle between the prince and the empress could have been interesting but it has not been exploited at any length.

I like thou that most characters act as befitting their standing, you won't see petty noble women bullying the MC in the middle of a party here, characters are consistent and realistic for the most part which is a big plus, also, dialogues are good too, another usual weak point. For the most part, the characters don't get much development and have received little attention, the previous heroine and the main lead get some to an extent but not much for the genre, it mainly focuses on the MC and I can't say I like the MC, she has knowledge of the story yet squanders it by thinking that the world is set on stone and does not lift her head to see what happens around her. She's not particularly intelligent yet is no idiot either, has a somewhat weak personality, except for a few times she also lacks decisiveness and is the kind to act oblivious even after the other confesses to her, also, she's a hypocrite
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she dislikes the Lancaster heroine because in the novel she married the prince when she didn't love him yet she is married to the prince not out of love and she has done quite an effort to have the prince fall for her while she doesn't hold any interest for him, leading to a one sided love at the time she makes that statement

Other than that, the art is quite good and other than the possible friendship with the Lancaster girl the relations of the characters are rather boring or lacking, the romance likewise weak imo (mostly due to the MC's dullness) and other relations are not really developed. Also, there is little comedy, which I like, it takes itself seriously.

Overall, it's a somewhat good take on the transmigrated into a novel series, not the best and certainly not the worse, if you like the genre give it a try.

... Last updated on September 11th, 2019, 4:00am
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by theabbster1
August 29th, 2019, 12:44am
Rating: N/A
Ok I’ve kind of been on a roll—I’ve read so many “reborn as the villainess in a novel” stories recently (there’s so many??) and I love this one, it’s just too cute. I love the male lead, he’s just too adorable (he’s a blusher hehe!) And I’m a sucker for dense female leads so if you like that highly recommended. Art is excellent as well.

... Last updated on August 29th, 2019, 12:44am
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