an ambitious or ruthlessly self-seeking person, especially one who has recently acquired wealth or social status.
Kurosaki Kageyama was the model office worker: a rising star among colleagues. Peers and superiors alike sang his praises, and his rise through the ranks of the company was meteoric. He was the type of person people would say 'if it weren't for him, we wouldn't have gotten where we are today.' A man of many talents—a charismatic leader, a skilled negotiator, a visionary strategist, and someone meticulous in all their dealings.
But despite this, something managed to slip through the cracks.
"I can't believe it. Kurosaki Kageyama is dead?!"
The day would remain a sobering reminder for many, but a not-insignificant number of people celebrated the date each year with joy and vigour, praising whatever higher power heard their pleas to finally be free of such a demon.
Leir Starfield is on top of the world, the CEO for the tech corporation that changed the world. He's never needed anybody to get where... more>> he is and rightfully basks in the glory of it all, even if the nobodies down below despise him for selfish, greedy reasons. His whole way of life is thrown out the window when his investigation of an energy crystal sends him through a portal into another world that hasn't even discovered electricity! What's an inventor to do?! Why is he a foxgirl and what is this magic that everyone is slinging around? No matter! Leir has built himself from nothing once before! But things take a turn when a thief makes off with his energy crystal, his only way back home, and it's going to take a ragtag team of vigilantes and some magical technology created by Leir's own hand to get it back! Surely, he can get through this without falling flat on his face, right?
It's been four long years since the start of the zombie apocalypse, and Luca has been a disappointment to his sergeant father for such a... more>> long time. Then just as he finally managed to figure out that he does in fact have an ability. He inexplicably died while using his power and somehow woke up in the body of a beat-up orphan dressed in rags. He can no longer live comfortably in the base and has to fight to survive. With a new body, new background, and no chance to return to his previous life, Luca struggles to create a good life for himself as he joins a team and goes out of the base to complete missions. He creates strong bonds with his new teammates and strives to live a better life.