Free with 60-day trial

Audible Membership

$14.95 a month

1 credit a month, good for any title to download and keep.
The Plus Catalogue—listen all you want to thousands of Audible Originals, podcasts, and audiobooks.
$14.95 a month plus applicable taxes after 60 day trial. Cancel anytime.
Buy Now for $18.74

Buy Now for $18.74

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Tax where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

Our hero wakes to find himself in the body of one of his favorite Isekai anime characters. In this new world, the hero is a once-in-a-hundred-year prodigy, a master Arcanist, and is blessed by the god of magic himself! 

He has a harem of beautiful women at his beck and call, an Empire under his control, and the most powerful Arcana Spirits the world has ever seen. 

Sounds great, right? Well, there's just one problem.... Our hero isn't *the* hero.   

Our hero is the bad guy with a tragic ending. 

Armed with only his knowledge of the anime and the body of 11-year-old Aren Ulvani, can our hero turn his life around, or will the events of the anime come to pass regardless of what he does?

©2019 Kenneth Arant (P)2019 Kenneth Arant

More from the same

What listeners say about I'm the Bad Guy!?

Average Customer Ratings
Overall
  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    3
  • 4 Stars
    0
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0
Performance
  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    3
  • 4 Stars
    0
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0
Story
  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    3
  • 4 Stars
    0
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

MORE PLEASE

this is my jive man. please author 🙏 more sir. Your style is good. I think I'll try your snake book next 🐍

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Anonymous User
  • 2019-06-16

Surprisingly good! Only 1 problem!

The story is well paced, power levels are slowly formed instead of info dumped, the world building is gradual with what little there is, and the characters are fun and interesting. The only problem is to short. I want more!

13 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Jaime Velazquez
  • 2019-06-15

Marvelous

Was skeptical at first, but I couldn’t keep myself from listening. I was really disappointed that is was so short, however it was so worth it. Can’t wait for the next one.

5 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Rijah
  • 2019-06-19

Not long enough

I wish this book was longer. The length is the book is not my only complaint though.
The narration is sort of flat and the voice of the head mage is hard to understand.

4 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Timothy Dove
  • 2019-06-22

Love the story

Most the books that I’ve listened on Audible are either really good or crap. This book is somewhere in between but leaning more to the good side. The only real issue I have with the book is the narrator. Most of the characters he does really good but to him particular really pisses me off. With one he uses a French accent that you cannot hear or understand and the other has the worst sounding voice that you can imagine. On the plus side I love how he betrays the king and the main character. The book as a whole I loved and I can’t wait to listen to the next one.

2 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • JTB8
  • 2019-06-16

love this book

I love this book it is a little short though unfortunately. When I saw an audio version released I decided to buy it to support the author.

2 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Anon
  • 2019-09-28

good book

enjoyable and unexspected would like to see where this goes in the future ... good book

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazon Customer
  • 2019-09-26

Better than most short book.

The story a bit average at first, but still interesting. The characters are simple but the author acknowledges this, and uses it in the humor. Hoping to listening to the next book soon.

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Rahvin
  • 2019-07-17

awsome

really enjoyed it. but only thing i didnt like is that it was to short. really looking for the next

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Anthony
  • 2019-07-01

Great but longer story.

I loved the book but it was just to short. Please make the next one at lease 2 times longer at a minimum please.

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Bodi
  • 2020-11-21

It’s okay

I kind of like it, but the whole story is so cringe from the fact that he supposedly doesn’t know that he is just as powerful as everyone else, or that he can cast his summons magic faster than anybody. the fact that he can't perceive other praise of him is annoying also.