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I Want to Pursue the Mean Side Character! is my very first visual novel! I hope you enjoy it!


Beatrix is used to being misunderstood by her fellow peers.
With her sharp eyes, tall height, and ringlets, she looks like the mean villain straight from a novel.

Thus, she decided that if she was forever going to be seen as the mean bully, she might as well reside herself to the role.

However, things change when she becomes fast friends with the new commoner transfer student, to everyone’s surprise including her own.

And more weirdly, how this new transfer student can seem to understand her better than anyone else and can see her for her true self rather than the part she had been reluctantly forced to play!

Beatrix Clermont, our easily misunderstood narrator. Has only one friend. Current concern is her height. 

Lily Abbot, Beatrix's best and only friend. Says weird things sometimes like "tsundere" and "moe." Current concern is how to stop running into males randomly.


Content Advisory: Recommended Ages 16+ (Strong Language and Slight Mention of Death)

Play Time: 30 minutes???



Story+Code+Art by Tsun-Angelique
Logo, UI by m.

Sound Effects by ObseydianX
Music by maodamashii and Kevin Macleod

Castilian Spanish Translation by Julia Contothanassis
French Translation by Apolline
Portuguese Translation by Vignett
Chinese Translation by Lyencha

Special Thanks to NiAsobu, foleso, ingthing, Artic Fox, WoLoLoiK and many others on DevTalk+!

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PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux, Android
Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars
(292 total ratings)
Authorstsungelique, M., Tsundere Studio
GenreVisual Novel
Made withPaint Tool SAI, Ren'Py
Tags2D, Anime, Fantasy, Female Protagonist, LGBT, Ren'Py, Yuri
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
InputsKeyboard, Mouse
AccessibilityOne button


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I remember playing this 2 years ago. Uwa its so cute

10/10 please invite me to their wedding, I love them so much ❤️❤️❤️

This really remind me of the manga  "I favor the villainess" , The storys are really similar in a way  but any way really good game I Personally, really like it!

And just saying truck-kun did it again!

LOL i was going to ask if it was based of of that manga! I really like it ^_^

i love it!! it was fun to play though i never thought it would end like this. it melted my heart <3

Short but very good, love how Lily put the Prince in his place and the scene of Lily carrying  Beatrix


look like side character is the main character 😂 

This game was so adorable! Just pure fluff and an easy to follow storyline. -///-

New video out

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Full ending of I want to pursue the mean side character 

full gameplay

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i was so excited for the wedding </33

cute! the prince's reactions were priceless 🤭

aaawe it was so gay and so cute!! 10/10 would play againnnnnnn

This was very cute!! I love villainess x heroine stuff and always appreciate more content with it lol (things like "I Favor the Villainess", "My Next Life as  Villainess",  "Please Bully Me, Miss Villainess", if your looking for some good ones ;)) 

Just saying, those mangas are so good!! 

Its really remind me of "I Favor the Villainess" In some ways, I really like your taste in manga I also read those mangas and they are amazing!

by any chance do you know anymore mangas like this ones?

She is pretty cute!

Short, but cute. No actual gameplay, choices, etc, just story.

this game is so sweet and so cute!! I hope it's longer though but it's alr!

People who like this should check out the anime + light novel "My Next Life as a Villaness: All Routes Lead to Doom!", there's very obvious lesbians

There is also a manga with (almost) the exact same idea where the main character reincarnated as the heroin of an otome game but instead of going out with the jerk MLs she obsesses over the Villainess and trys to date her, Forgot the name of it though

Also Catarina is a bi queen without even trying getting every character in the game in love with her just for being herself

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Usually I only play BL games and not the GL ones since I'm more used to BL but I came across this and it seemed super interesting so I tried it out! And damn, I'm addicted now. TIME TO READ GL NOVELS AND PLAY LOTS OF GL GAMES.

Ps: The game was super great, the art style was great, characters were great, and plot were great, ending was good too! Overall a 10/10!

WAAAA THIS GAME IS SO CUTEEE!!! I love the whole idea of it <3

This game is wonderfulllll. I've always wanted some gl isekai and they were so cute, especially the ending too. I love the artstyle and the pastel colors.

AAAAAAAAA I love this!! Despite being short I got the entire context of it and I am in love with Lily's assertive yet loving attitude and Beatrix's misunderstood feelings, goddd I love how Beatrix found hope and how Lily didn't give up on Beatrix, and also the roast, I love it!!

awawawa omg this so cute!!! gay panic wished it had more endings lolol

Thank you so much!!!

i love it !!! btw im not sure if this is a rude question but is this game based off the manga "im in love with the villainess" ? because i see a lot of references to it lmao

Sort of! It's basically based off Heroine x Villainess Tropes in Isekai manga lol It's one of my favorite tropes so I decided to write my own version of it!

cool ^^ !!

such a delightful little game, I was smiling the whole way through! the art is fantastic, the humour is on point, and the characters are wonderful! 10/10 would get hit by a truck and be sent to a magical world to date the mean girl again

Thank you!!!

imma try this outttttt

this is awesome !! 


I found this on android first, but yeah, good stuff :D


i love this game!! :D


Cute! There were some typos here and there, but not enough to lose track of what was happening. The character designs are lovely!

Thank you so much!!!



nice game, i want to ask something.

what is the font you used here? can you please tell me the name? I need it.

this is the cutest thing in the world i love it

Aww thank you so much!!!


YAY!! Thank you!

I just makes this account to comment on your game, It was pretty good, short but it was a lovely story. When i have a credit card I will give you support for your work and love on this game.

oh my gosh!!! I'm so flattered you went that far! Thank you!

Liked: Character designs, Bea's backstory,  the references to anime tropes and otome games. Cons: Someone else mentioned this, but theres a bug with the text being cut off until the second line is loaded. There's also some typos, but most people would look over them anyway. I do wish it was longer but that's just my preference. In all, it's super cute and good for when you just want to go on a 'short romance vn' spree.

Thank you!!! Also thank you for pointing that out! I'll check it out later!!

This was short and sweet. Lily and Bea have completely won me over <3 This was so cute and makes me feel so warm hehe. I adore the idea, the soft art style and the music! I'm smiling so hard at this :D

Thank you so much for playing!!! I'm glad you got the warm fuzzies!

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