What It Takes to be a Villainess - Recommendations

Alt titles: Agnyeoui Jeong-ui, The Justice of a Villainous Woman

What It Takes to be a Villainess

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The Villainess Turns the Hourglass

The Villainess Turns the Hourglass

After her lowly mother married a count, Aria enjoyed a life full of luxury while harassing her gentle stepsister Mielle. Several years later, Aria is about to be executed when Mielle reveals that she wickedly tricked Aria into building the bad reputation that ultimately brought her to the scaffold. Just as Aria desparately wishes she could change her fate, she sees a curious hourglass that takes her back into the past. Now, Aria can destroy Mielle by using her own tactics against her like a true villainess. The power of the hourglass is on her side... Can Aria take everything from Mielle, or will her actions change the past in ways she couldn't have imagined?

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shakbait123 shakbait123 says...

Strong lead, not truly evil but uses underhanded and cunning tactics to gain the upper hand.  Neither of them are meek, and they are both beautiful women who know how to get what they want and manipulate situations in their favor.

786Cookie 786Cookie says...

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Jishou Akuyaku Reijou na Konyakusha no Kansatsu Kiroku

Jishou Akuyaku Reijou na Konyakusha no Kansatsu Kiroku

Crown prince Cecil was so brilliant that everything in life was easy to the point of boring him, then one day, his fiancée Bertia suddenly said "Prince Cecil, I am a villainess!" Claiming that this world is the same as that of an "otome game" from her past life and that she is playing the role of the "villainess" in it, she aims to play her part well and have their engagement annulled. With that goal in mind, she sets about causing turmoil in Cecil's daily life.

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786Cookie 786Cookie says...

both of the fl's are villainesses who are reincarnated but this manga is narrated by the fiancee's POV. It's one of the best manga I've ever read anf I highly recommended it.

Doctor Elise: The Royal Lady with the Lamp

Doctor Elise: The Royal Lady with the Lamp

Dr. Song, the youngest professor at the leading College of Medicine in Korea, was a royal brat of a princess in her previous life. But just as she’s about to meet an untimely death over the ocean, she wakes up as Princess Elise once again?! Enlightened with the medical knowledge of a master surgeon, is this her chance to mend her past relationships and heal an ailing empire, or is fate sealed to repeat itself?

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MinRei MinRei says...

after being isekaid the mc has to deal with being the fiance of the crown prince.

for queen with a scalpel/lady with a lamp she isekaid to a different world where she became a doctor and she once again isekaid to her original world, for justice of a villainous woman she is isekaid to a novel.

so with knowledge of some events with the future along with the skills they have from their previous lives, they fight for their survival and thus their achievements keep stacking up. 

they also share the same fate of one day becoming the queen.

Villainess in Love

Villainess in Love

So I’ve become Yunifer Magnolia, the villainess who’s crazed with jealousy that Duke Ishid Lucrenze, the devastatingly handsome hero, has eyes only for Raelle, Yunifer’s best friend. Yunifer torments Raelle so much that Yunifer’s killed off at the end. But... I’M Yunifer now. UGH! Good news is, I’ve reincarnated a year before her tragic end, so there’s time to make sure Ishid and Raelle have a fairy tale ending (and I stay alive). Bad news is, I got drunk and woke up with Ishid next to me. Crap.

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SparklingLilac SparklingLilac says...

Not really similar plot wise but both female leads are villianesses with some sort of knowledge surrounding how the plot is meant to play out and were not originally meant to be the FL and even were the OG villianesses of their respective stories. Through the power of their newly changed personality they make the male lead totally head over heels for them. Both also have dark haired male leads.

You've Never Met a Villainess Like Me

You've Never Met a Villainess Like Me

The successful life of the villainess who somehow completely changed the empire’s performance culture. She’s been a trainee for 5 years. Before she knew it all her juniors started to make their debuts. Hopeless days… Then one day, I possessed the duke’s daughter, Ashley. How unlucky do you have to be to possess the villainess? And it just had to be the villainess who’s supposed to be burned to death. And she only has 1 year remaining. But why are there so many handsome guys? “Yeah, I’ve made up my mind!” I’ll gather all the handsome guys and make a boy group...

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I Shall Live As a Prince

I Shall Live As a Prince

Lee Hyun Ho, an ordinary man who was looking for a job in Korea, has been reincarnated into a prince from the Joseon dynasty. But unfortunately, he was reincarnated into Grand Prince Jinseong, the younger brother of the tyrant Yeonsangun! Although he graduated from a decent school, Hyun ho struggled to find a job. One day, he went to sleep after spending his day living the ordinary life of a poor Korean, and when he opened his eyes, he found himself as Grand Prince Jinseong from the 15th century. Since he was now a rich prince, his plan was to live the high life but… He finds out that his brother is Yeonsangun, the king of Joseon, infamous for being a crazy tyrant! And thus marks the start of the ordinary job seeker, Grand Prince Jinseong’s (Lee Hyun Ho) plan of making the tyrant Yeonsangun into a great king and to protect his own wife.

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Everything Was a Mistake

Everything Was a Mistake

Duroa Valrose is reincarnated as a villainess in a book she was reading right before her death. In order to avoid her fate of being burned at the stake, she approaches the future Male Lead, Nocton Edgar. Nocton, however, seems determined to harass her, making her do everything he wants her to do. "Come again, Valrose." The mysterious Nocton unexpectedly sought her out every day. Then one day, her friend of 10 years says something incredible to her. "Actually, I had a premotion. The Duke of Edgar is a terrible villain!" He is not the hero,'but the villain? As soon as she realized that she had misinterpreted his role, she decides to get away from Nocton. "Let's not meet anymore." But the villain’s reaction was strange. "Don't go. You've always been special to me." he is suspicious of his sudden change of attitude. Will she able to get rid of Nocton safely?

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How to Get Rid of My Dark Past

How to Get Rid of My Dark Past

During my teenage years, I wrote a novel about Reina, the only daughter of the Duke of Solei, who wears an eye patch in one eye and a black dye dragon on her left arm. The ultimate moody emo villainess with skull decorations and black roses on everything she owns... The ultimate symbol of my dark and moody past - and now I am suddenly her?! To make matters worse, even the overpowered minion characters who I made swear their allegiance to me have now started running wild... to the point that I'm the one who feels like begging on my knees. This is enough! Just, why is everything so embaressingly overdramatic? It's time to clean up my dark past!

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Daddy, I Don’t Want to Marry!

Daddy, I Don’t Want to Marry!

I’m Jubelian? The daughter of the duke and the villainess of this novel? I managed to avoid my death with some previous knowledge about my life. Now, I should be able to live in peace! “I’m not going to marry a man unless he has everything. I want the most wealthy, famous, and competent man there is.” But my father tells me the Crown Prince who is known to be a lunatic is to be my husband! As an extraordinary measure, I couldn’t help but start a contract relationship with a handsome side character that looks better than the main one. “Why are you trying to avoid being engaged to the prince?” “He’s scary. I heard that he even kills his own entourage if he doesn’t like them.” A few days later, the prince sent a terrible letter to me. “I will not kill you.” Oh no, did I set up another death trap for myself?

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How to Change a Path Full of Thorns Into One Full of Happiness

How to Change a Path Full of Thorns Into One Full of Happiness

I am Karne Pivoine Feian, a poor and pitiful princess in hiding. Due to some unfortunate circumstances, I’m currently residing in the house of a Baroness under a hidden identity. I promised I’d do anything they asked me. But I didn’t think I’d be asked to do things that would put my life in danger! As expected, freeloading in someone else's house is no easy feat. I've got no choice. I have to find a way to reclaim my identity! One day, a handsome man approached me to offer a deal. "I’ll give you an unimaginably great reward if you bring me what I ask of you." I think I've already found my reward, though! I've not only gained money, but an absolute hottie as well. Will I finally be able to walk down a path of happiness?

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