"Death, Be Not Proud" (死よ、驕るなかれ, Shiyo, Ogoru nakare) is the fifth volume of 86 -Eighty Six- light novel series.

Synopsis Edit

Desperate for more information on Legion Developer Zelene Birkenbaum, the Eighty Sixth Strike Package sets its sights on the United Kingdom of Roa Gracia. Little do they know, their hunt for answers is about to yield far more information than they bargained for. Within the United Kingdom, a Legion strategy crazy enough to terrify even the Eighty-Six is already well underway...

Summary Edit

Prologue: The King of Corpses Edit

Chapter 1: Melancholy of Monsters Edit

Chapter 2: Citadel of the Swans Edit

Chapter 3: Deaf to the Songbirds' Lament Edit

Chapter 4: Ex Machina Edit

Epilogue: Flowers Bloom Not on Snowy Fields Edit

Illustrations Edit


  • The cover of this volume can be seen in the second OVA of Eromanga-Sensei after Eromanga Sensei receives a copy to give to her stepbrother. Both Eromanga-Sensei and 86 share the same light night novel publisher, Dengeki Bunko.
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