The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs

The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs v2 Prologue Part 2

The students were moving in a hurry in order to prepare for the school festival.

It was a sad sight to see that it was mainly the boys that were busy while the girls were only ordering them around.

I knew fully well that this scene came from a world that was gentle towards girls while being troublesome for boys.

However, there was an atmosphere of fun as well in this moment before the festival.

The scenery that differed from the usual academy was refreshing and pleasant.

The one who sought to destroy such pleasant things came to my cafe.

It was my older sister, the second daughter, “Jenna.”

My sister, who was a fanatic about the city, sat on a chair and slumped over a desk.

Behind her was her lover──a demi-human slave who had cat ears, a tall figure, wore a high-class suit, and was her exclusive servant.

It was common for girls in the academy to have slaves like what she was doing.

Almost all of the girls in the advanced class had lovers attend to them.

──It was indeed a sorrowful sight.

When I was cleaning up the interior of cafe with Livia, my troublesome sister stormed in, and I concealed my discomfort.

“What do you want? If you’re here to cause a bother, then I’d prefer if you go back.”

Livia warned me about being frank.

“Leon, you can’t say something like that to your older sister.”

As if she had just gained a new ally, my sister lifted her head and protested.

“She’s right! You should treat me better. Can’t you at least bring out some tea?”

What an awful attitude she had.

However, this was a world where girls held a strong position.

Right, this was a world where women domineered over men.

That was only the beginning of it.

“Like I said, hurry up and tell me why you’re here. I’m busy right now.”

My sister started speaking with a disgruntled attitude.

“To tell the truth, I had a fight with a close friend of mine.”

I was surprised that my sister even had a close friend, but I kept silent about it.

“A fight, you say? If so, then I think you should reconcile with that person.”

When Livia said so with a smile, my sister laughed scornfully.

“It’s pointless. After all, our fight centered around a man.”

“A, a man? U, umm──”

Perhaps unfamiliar with the matters between boys and girls, Livia turned to me for help.

“Were you two competing for a man?”

“You see, he’s the heir of a viscount household, and he’ll be rich in the future.”

“He’ll be rich?”

After listening to her, it turned out that boy was the heir of a viscount household. but since he was poor up until now, it seemed that nobody looked his way.

However, he held some territory in the Holfault Kingdom’s mainland.

It was discovered that the territory was a landmine of resources.

The country would aid him in the development of a mine that would be under his ownership. In other words, he was going to have a huge source of income.

Since that was the case, the boy who hadn’t been noticed until now was being pursued by girls like he was prey being discovered by carnivores.

“Since he owns that territory in the mainland, he’ll definitely be wealthy in the future. With such an excellent case like this, I can’t help but go after him.”

Livia listened to her story.

“I, it doesn’t have to do with love? Do you like that boy or──”

“Such things are unnecessary for marriages between nobles. What matters is the ability to earn a living. Love and affection is something I can enjoy with ‘Meole’ here and other lovers. Do you not know that having assets is important?”

──I didn’t need to know that!

I wanted to wallop her.

She was a woman, but since she was my dear sister, was I not allowed to knock some sense into her?

“You’re just as rotten as ever, I see.”

Leaving that aside, this was the first time I heard the name of the cat-eared slave behind her, Meole.

I wasn’t really interested in him from the beginning, so I didn’t really care.

“Anyways, you’re saying that the person tried to snatch away the boy you were aiming for? It would do you well to sever relations with such a person. Those who try to go after someone else’s sweetheart are the worst.”

Cheating, unfaithfulness, and adultery were pretty bad, weren’t they?

Thereupon, my sister replied.

“──That’s not it.”

“Huh?”

“My friend had been aiming for him since the beginning, but since the conditions were right, I wondered if I could go for him as well.”

──So the one trying to steal him away was her!

She was the one that was being the worst kind of person.

“You’re terrible. I’m not going to say anything more to you.”

My sister objected when I said that.

“Why won’t you help me?! If you acted as an intermediary between my friend and me, this matter could be resolved. The only thing you have going for you is your strength, so use it to help out your precious sister.”

“Precious? Hey, go look up the definition of precious in a dictionary.”

In the first place, why would I have cared about settling the matter?

When I was about to ask what she wanted from me,

“Look, you’re strong, right? So, you just need to introduce yourself in front of my friend and the boy. Simple, no?”

──Was she planning to use my power to threaten her friend and the boy? Didn’t that make her the worst?!

Livia warned my older sister.

“You can’t do that!”

“──Why not?”

When my sister glared at her, Livia was surprised and took a step back. Meole, who stood in the back, folded his arms and intimidated Livia.

“U, um──”

I stepped in front of Livia.

“Despite what I said just a while ago, I’ll voice my opinion. ──You’re absolutely disgusting. I’m not going to do anything to help you. Also, don’t pick on Livia. I prioritize Livia over you, and Anjie wouldn’t stay silent if something happened to her.”

My sister soon flinched after hearing that.

“M, my bad. Bringing in the daughter of a duke household is no laughing matter. Anyways, you’re a useless, stupid brother. Meole, let’s go.”

“Yes, milady.”

No, it was her story that was no laughing matter.

My older sister left the empty classroom.

Livia was relieved.

“That was a little scary.”

The cat-eared guy was a slim man with a well-defined musculature, making his glare frightening since his tall figure and his muscles gave off a sense of intimidation.

Livia couldn’t help but feel scared.

“Don’t worry about it. If they do something, then tell me. I’ll crush them at once.”

“That’s a bit much─but, thank you for your concern.”

When I saw Livia’s smile, I averted my gaze from her.

Upon which, I heard the sound of frantic footsteps.

They came from Daniel and Raymond.

“This is serious, Leon!”

“I, it’s the neighboring classroom!”

When the four of us headed towards the empty classroom next to ours, Julian’s figure appeared there.

He was handing out leaflets to the girls that came to watch.

“If you have the spare time, please come. I welcome you.”

The girls blushed from Julian’s smile.

“O, okay!”

“I’ll go. I’ll do all I can to come during the three days of the school festival!”

“I, I’ll spend a lot of money!”

Was there some kind of propagandism was going on here?

With his refreshing smile, Julian was advertising his own exhibit in front of the girls.

“We welcome you to our ‘princess cafe’!”

──It was a princess cafe!

Daniel dropped his shoulders.

“It should’ve been nearly impossible for the room next to ours to be a cafe as well.”

Raymond kept glancing at my direction.

“Do you think they did it to spite you, Leon? I believe there were people in the executive committee that lost to that bet about the duel. But even so, this is too cruel.”

When Julian noticed me, he looked at me with a telling smile.

Did this guy hate me? What a coincidence. I hated him as well.

His navy blue, fluttering hair seemed to have been sparkling. As expected, one could say that he was the type of prince that would make for a capture target in an otome game. He was beautiful to a fault, and sparkled to a fault.

Well, Julian, who was the former crown prince but now currently just a prince, was Anjie’s former fiance.

He was an utter fool who casted away Anjie and chose a different girl.

Originally, it wasn’t supposed to be Anjie or that girl, but the protagonist of this world, Livia, that he would choose.

Things got thrown into disorder because of that girl.

“Baltfault, it seems that you’re running a cafe. I, along with a few others, are also planning to open one. Do come if you’re able to. We welcome you.”

I took offense at the stupid prince’s triumphant expression.

Livia was surprised after Julian handed her a leaflet.

“A, a set of tea and sweets goes for one hundred dia!”

Livia was about to collapse from the shock, so I rushed in to catch her.

When I picked up the leaflet and examined it, there were some very bullish prices there. ──No, rather than being bullish, they were approaching the level of rip-offs.

Speaking in terms of my previous life, it felt like paying for cheap tea and sweets with ten thousand yen. To make matters worse, the extra options jacked up the prices even more──so that in a matter of minutes, twenty thousand to thirty thousand yen would be gone in a flash.

Even hostess bars weren’t as bad as that!

Daniel and Raymond were dumbfounded.

I thought that ten to twenty dia would be enough for one customer, but I was careless. This was an academy that spoiled daughters from noble families attended.

There were many rich people, so it was fine to make the prices steeper.

Julian tilted his head when looking at Livia.

“Was that too cheap? Though, Marie said that this was a good price. Honestly, I would have liked to earn more.”

Livia seemed to have been disheartened by the difference in their senses of money.

“──Leon, nobles are unbelievable. I would never have the courage to go into such an expensive cafe like this.”

“You’d be right to feel that way. It’s fine to just ignore these guys.”

She had fundamentally been raised in a different environment, so her differing sense of values wasn’t something that could easily be ignored.

──It couldn’t be helped since her differing sense of values was a huge matter.

Julian made an expression of irritation.

“They’re fairly lax prices. However, Baltfault──I won’t lose this time.”

Julian proceeded to leave after saying that, but we followed him in order to inspect the movements of this enemy.

What was this guy saying, talking about not losing at a school festival?

What a comical guy. It seemed he had a knack for getting people to laugh.

When we entered room in succession, Julian was surprised.

“H, hey, why did you come here?!”

“Well, I suppose I’m scouting.”

“How impudent!”

“I’m going to be honest, I was curious so I decided to see what you were up to. Well, you can show me what this is, right?”

When I pushed Julian to the side, I was surprised at the unthinkable sight laid before me.

I already had a hunch about it from the beginning, but this wasn’t a cafe.

Gorgeous sofas lined up along low tables within a dim room.

The place had originally been an empty classroom, but it was filled to the brim with a high-class aura, perhaps from all the effort that had been put into its interior design.

Inside the room were “Chris Fier Arkwright” and “Brad Fou Field” who were trying out some outfits.

What they were wearing was pretty much a suit. However, the torso area was unbuttoned. They wore shirts that matched with their black suits.

I couldn’t help but shout.

“Isn’t this a host club?!”

Chris, a serious young man with blue hair and eyeglasses, noticed me and sharpened his already piercing gaze.

“Baltfault, was it?”

Brad, who had long purple hair and was wearing a flashy suit, brushed his bangs.

“Are you here to inspect us as enemies? You’re the same sneaky, filthy bloke as ever.”

The filthy ones were them.

Rather than being a cafe, wasn’t this actually a host club?

“You’re all playing unfair!”

When I said that, Chris looked very delighted and laughed.

“I didn’t expect you say those words. It seems that it was the right choice to go along with Marie’s suggestion. It’s valuable enough to see your bitter expression.”

This guy again! He really was just up to no good!

Julian made a declaration in front of us.

“The ones who will win during this school festival will be us. Baltfault, don’t try to run away when your loss is apparent.”

Julian really took joy in agitating me.

Were these guys idiots? Were cafes and host clubs something to compete on? In the first place, the playing field was different from the previous battle!

Livia constantly tilted to her head to the side.

“Um, is this a cafe? I feel like the atmosphere is closer to that of a pub.”

Brad brought his face closer to Livia to intimidate her.

“Is the honor student making a complaint? I would prefer if you not make any complaints towards Marie’s suggestions. Furthermore, we’re not serving alcohol. Just sweets and tea. We are the ones doing the service, though. You just don’t understand Marie’s line of thinking.”

“U, umm, but, something seems off.”

I cut in between Livia and Brad.

“No touching. You’ll dirty Livia. Buzz off.”

When I made hand motions to shoo him away, a wrinkle appeared between Brad’s eyebrows.

“──You really are an irritable guy, aren’t you?”

Were these guys not ashamed about being the former heirs of prestigious households? I wouldn’t really say that a host club was the proper course of action to take in the school festival.

Daniel, who looked at the inside of the room as if he was seeing something unusual, was surprised at the menu on a table.

“The service charge itself is one hundred dia!”

Raymond was also astonished.

“S, something this expensive for a cafe…”

As we were surprised, the girl who seemed to have coordinated the dresses, a person who reincarnated, appeared from behind some curtains. “Kyle” was next to her.

Did she plan on participating too as a hostess?

This girl’s name was “Marie Fou Lafuan”. She was the youngest daughter of the Lafuan viscount household, and a woman that deceived the heirs of prestigious noble families, including Julian.

She was an extraordinarily wicked woman for someone who reincarnated, which was something that I could’ve lived without.

She had a petite build, blond hair, and blue eyes. Perhaps she was a devil who took on a cute disguise. Her long hair was soft and curly, and she had a slender figure with a chest that could called a slab.

I couldn’t help but feel annoyed whenever I looked at her.

──It made me remember about my younger sister from my previous life.

“It’s a matter of course. Let me say this. Everyone, not to mention Julian, was originally going to become the heirs of prestigious families. Isn’t it natural to pay that much to receive our services?”

I clicked my tongue when I saw Marie in her dress.

“Are you the princess being advertised? Aren’t you the youngest child of a viscount household? Calling yourself a princess is──”

Marie’s face turned a bit red as she replied to me.

“M, my heart is that of a princess at all times.”

Thereupon, Brad followed up.

“Marie, you’re always our princess. Our treasured woman.”

Thank you, Brad. Anyways, it was quite rude for a mob like you, someone with a minor role, to say that.”

“I do not lie. I’m a pure being, after all.”

If you’re pure, then hoodlums are saints. Stop joking around.”

I wanted to send a low kick towards this woman.

Marie brushed her gentle hair and then spoke to us.

“I look forward to the day of the school festival. Though, since your cafe will be empty, we’ll use it as our break room. Ah, we’ll make sure to pay you. So, do serve us proper tea.”

Even if she hadn’t said that, I still wouldn’t have made any lies regarding tea.

After all, that would be a disgrace towards my mentor.

At any rate, an unexpected enemy showed up right next to us.


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79 thoughts on “The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs v2 Prologue Part 2”

    1. Leon serious mode activated.

      Marie screwed up. if she didn;t dais that he had just say ,,good luck” and go doing his cafe.

  1. I thought Julian was supposed to stay away from Marie since he lost. Well not like I expected him to keep to terms since he is rather self centered individual. As for Jenna the MC’s older sister… what a nasty piece of work she is. First she helps in bombing her brother and then tries to snag the man her friend likes while trying to get MC to support her by using force. Seriously what a witch she is, I can’t help bur feel for poor Leon. All these people are quite annoying.

    1. He is but nobodys going to try and enforce it at least for now besides he probably has an excuse for why hes with them

    2. Not only is she a b*tch, she is delusional. If the viscount heir is going to be rich, he can pick a nice and more faithful girl rather than any girl with a lover. She even wants to keep her lover and thinks that her slave truly loves her……..Yeah, it would be obvious who the viscount heir chooses if the other girl really did pursue the viscount heir since the beginning.

      1. The fact that his choice is clear is precisely why she is seeking Leon’s help. She wants Leon to intimidate her supposed friend into breaking off their relationship.

  2. Meatbun Delivery~
    Thank you for the chapter ( ●w●)

    Is the host club targeting girls or guys?
    Why can i only see them creating troubles for themself?

    1. That would make sense if they caused more trouble for themselves i mean its targeted towards girls but they have maria dressed like a princess and idiots who will probably treat the customers like trash and their most likely serving bad tea and snacks at an outrageous price so any one who has taste will probably leave

    1. Honestly it’s his dumb obessesion with tea and his “Mentor” honor is what he doesn’t smeared due to leon learing tea from that guy…
      Seriously I’d be fine if Leon was a clothes fanatic that way we would be seeing more dresses, clothes, and styles to the two waifus!

      1. i think his obsession not with tea and his “mentor” but the manliness and passion that his “mentor” show to him, and i think that’s why too he not like if other people make light about “tea”, coz it’s like mocking(?) the thing that his mentor proud(?) of.

        (im sorry for my bad english and my lack of vocabulary)

    2. “In the red? So what? I’m rich now. I was able to squeeze out so much from the idiotic students in this academy, after all. I have to spend it somehow, don’t I?”

      Leon’s exact words last update.

      Marie’s group is trying to use this as a way to get back at Leon, but he really doesn’t care about profit. What seems to bother him is that they’re selling crap tea at stupidly high prices and justifying it because of the ‘service’ they’re providing.

      My prediction is that as far as the ‘competition’ goes, Marie’s cafe will get more customers and make more money. Due to her greedy personality it won’t be enough though. Meanwhile Leon gets to sell the best tea he can to a handful of customers who genuinely appreciate the atmosphere and he’s happy enough with that.

      1. I think your right marias cafe will get most of the female customers but i think leons will attract a higher tier customer and more men

  3. Call the police! Call the press! An unlicensed bordello inside the academy, what a joke! He should leak this info on the psycho old noble ladies network and have them “teach” these boys reality.

    Thanks for the chaoter

  4. Thanks for the chapter.
    TL, did you translating raw WN or LN? I wanna brave myself to tackle the raw WN. Your part-release teasing really makes me giddy. Is there many differences between WN and LN of this series btw?

        1. My bad. What I mean the different is there are additional scenes and explanations in the LN.
          Like the epilogue part 2 from the LN not exist in the WN. The way they called Livia and Anjie got more explanations in the LN than in the WN.

  5. There’s really no reason for him to compete over this, honestly. This is just that trope where the MC loves food – just replace food with “Tea” and whoever this “Mentor” is.

    1. Yeah, the conflict here is pretty stupid. It would be one thing if he laughed it off and planned a prank, but instead the story is playing it straight. Even if you try to squint really hard, it is impossible to find any actual harm to Leon. At worst, their place stays packed and they have to work a sleazy escort bar all day for a modest sum of money while Leon spends a day of boredom. Not that Leon could expect any real traffic even if they weren’t there, as he is the most loathed guy in the academy and all.

    2. He follows the way of the tea and gentlemanless that his mentor showed him, he doesnt care about money as he previously stated that he was filthy rich and needed a way to spend it anyways, and remember how he says that even if they treat him poorly he would still give a nice service since it would follow his mentor footsteps, the guy is crazy about the way of the tea, and its not a straight competition either, is just the guys flaunting “Oh i made more income than you, oh ho ho ho ho” while their menu is a rip off that just sells their faces as a lowkey host club/pub

  6. Tch… such impurdent toward our MC, World Protag& Antagonist. Though, our MC still find da wae to flip thy table around.
    *cough* Ahem. Now, let the Cafe Fest War Begin!!!
    :3
    And thanks 4 the chap. Though i prefer u slow down a bit.
    🙂

  7. My Impression for this project :
    1st vol : interesting enough with less screening for the annoying sister
    2nd vol : expecting getting angry and need to punch someone face to calm down

    Hmm… Still, I’m curious about the continuation, hope it’s not gonna be like “curiosity kills cat” thingythingythingythithingy .

  8. i don’t know why, but this chapter maxed my anger level. why mc not stab that slave’s eyes, how dare him to stare at my livia like that, and scared her too 0.0. and that stupid ikemen too, how dare him try to touch our angel, cut his hand please 0_0

    oh that feel good. anyway tq for the chappy

    1. Just some additional scenes and explanations according to bakapervert. I haven’t looked at the WN myself.

  9. Thank you for the chapter~

    Seriously Leon, if i were you, i would’ve killed that older sister already. She didn’t do anything, doesn’t have anything, doesn’t even has any title, everything was given by Leon, she even tried to bomb Leon, and she still dare to act like that? If i not to kill her, i would’ve at least take back her share of golds.

    1. She doesn’t have a share she bought that slave with leons money which im pretty sure she stole and the fact that she tried to kill him even if it was under threat would mean she didn’t bet on him she most likely lost money because if she did bet on anyone it would have been julian

  10. Whoop looks like a lot of Chinese novel fans have made there way here thinking the best course of action is violence. That wouldn’t suit the gentleman Leon, who is only angry cause he hates his ex sisters group and wants to serve some good tea dispite his bad reputation.

    Fufufu, no matter how much he denies liking Livia, he seems to still reflexively defend her from the other scumbag guys. Is that just his gentlemanly instinct talking, or is it something more?

    Thanks for the chapter!

  11. Thanks for the translation! Seems like the capture targets missed the memo on the fact that they’re too weak to protect their “princess.” Also, Leon seems to have raised another flag with Livia protecting her from his sister and her exclusive servant. 😀 Wonder when Leon and Marie are going to realize they were siblings in their previous life? Or that the island Marie was planning on collecting for resources and OP items was collected already. Considering the capture targets popularity along with there being five of them as draws Leon’s group are going to have a hard time getting customers. After all, I think their main attractions are Livia and Angie serving in maid outfits and have the negative effect of most of the academy being pissed at Leon for not losing the duel ruining their plans for easy money. You’d think their families would have given severe instructions on gambling etiquette along with not betting anything can’t afford to lose during the summer break and taking responsibility for their own actions. Speaking of Angie, where’d she disappear off to?

  12. This. . . whole chapter is just. . . I can’t believe how stupid those boys are being. Anjie wearing a maid’s uniform was reasoned out since she already did it before in order to learn etiquette. But. . . These boys went from the highest status building to the red light district. Seriously, what is wrong with them?!?! They are supposed to be the best males of the story who will inherit their roles to serve as the backbone of the country. Why on earth are they willing to flirt with other women in front of the girl they like to earn more money to flaunt in front of another male of lower status. Like swans who covered themselves in sh*t and flaunted their sh**ty feathers in front of a common (though handsome in his own ways) brown bird?

    1. I somehow doubt they’ll be flirting with other girls their probaly going to screw themselves over by flirting with maria in front or acting like her slaves in front of the customers

  13. Thank goodness those five utter idiot is disheartened from their family. Who knows what will happen to that kingdom if they still hold their position. Hmm.. kingdom of hoodlum….

  14. His sister from earth and this sister here ….. seems like he can’t get a decent nee chan in this life cycle…….

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