light novel releases for october 2018

Light Novel Releases for October 2018


Here are all the light novels releasing during the month of October 2018

OCTOBER 4, 2018

Invaders of the Rokujouma Volume 16
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2RkFPNk

OCTOBER 7, 2018

How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord Volume 5
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2IyhH5K

OCTOBER 9, 2018

Lazy Dungeon Master Volume 2
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2O1rMxV

Nier Automata: Long Story Short Volume 1
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2RjkB1Z
Purchase from The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2O0dxcC

OCTOBER 13, 2018

I Saved Too Many Girls and Caused the Apocalypse Volume 10
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2ICmdjP

OCTOBER 15, 2018

Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Volume 11
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2NZ239w

OCTOBER 16, 2018

Boogiepop Omnibus Volume 1 (Volumes 1-3)
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2IxNFiq
Purchase from The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2xSgwd5

The Reprise of the Spear Hero Volume 1
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2IvfnMJ
Purchase from The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2RpbbCq

OCTOBER 19, 218

An Archdemon’s Dilema How to Love Your Elf Bride Volume 2
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2xU5VP7

The Combat Baker and Automaton Waitress Volume 6
Bookwalker – http://bit.ly/2Nh32ws

OCTOBER 21, 2018

The Unwanted Undead Adventurer Volume 3
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2ICmEKZ

OCTOBER 23, 2018

Kokoro Connect Volume 2
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2Ixcb3a

OCTOBER 25, 2018

Infinite Stratos Volume 4
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2IyWusj

OCTOBER 27, 2018

Arifureta Volume 8
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2Ix5caF

OCTOBER 29, 2018

Sorcerous Stabber Orphen Volume 2
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2IvLLid

OCTOBER 30, 2018

The Empty Box and Zeroth Maria Volume 4
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2Iyvyce
Purchase from The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2QphpRs

Final Fantasy VII On The Way to a Smile
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2xQPLWA
Purchase from The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2zL23B1

Goblin Slayer Side Story: Year One Volume 1
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2NVul4C
Purchase from The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2DOtX37

Sword Oratoria Volume 7
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2OvVPxa
Purchase from The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2Nh5eE0

Is it Wrong to Try to Pick-Up Girls in a Dungeon Volume 12
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2zLO6mH
Purchase from The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2Ng6kA7

Mirai
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2O2pqPC
Purchase from The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2y72TpH

No Game No Life Volume 7
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2IxDRF5
Purchase from The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2zM24F6

Re:Zero Volume 8
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2IvM4tn
Purchase from The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2NhRWam

Spice and Wolf Volume 20
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2OuXaEz
Purchase from The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2P4mjD7

Wolf and Parchment Volume 3
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2OtaaKY
Purchase from The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2DQQQD6

True Tenchi Muyo Volume 2
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2IwASwO
Purchase from The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2PMde2m

Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Volume 8 (Print Edition)
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2Iwsiy5
Purchase from The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2DLlzS2

Onimonogatari
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2RdpwBP
Purchase from The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2y81vU1

top 10 light novels in japan for the week of september 17-23 2018

Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of September 17-23, 2018


Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of September 17-23, 2018

10. *4,252 *4,252 Kage no Tsukaite Vol.2

*9. *4,916 *7,280 Perfect Darling

*8. *5,961 34,021 Natsume no Yuujinchou: Utsusemi ni Musubu
aka Natsume’s Book of Friends
https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=9419
The manga is licensed for English release by Viz. 74 episode anime, streaming on Crunchyroll
View the Manga on Amazon

*7. *6,918 *8,373 Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai

*6. *7,059 54,074 Accel World Vol.23
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/accel-world/
Licensed for English release by Yen On. Volume 15 releases Sept 18, 2018.
24 episode anime (+2 OVAs) Licensed for English release by Viz. Adapted volumes 1-4 of the light novels. A feature film was also released, and was an original story by novelist Reki Kawahara.
View the Light Novels, Manga, and Anime on Amazon

*5. *7,098 *7,098 Madan no Ou to Michelia
Lord Marksman and Michelia
http://madan.wikia.com/wiki/Madan_no_Ou_to_Michelia
A standalone spin-off of the Madan no Ou to Vanadis series.
View the Manga and Anime on Amazon

*4. *7,230 *7,230 World Teacher: Isekaishiki Kyouiku Agent Vol.9
aka World Teacher: Other World Style Education & Agent
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/world-teacher-other-world-style-education-agent-ln/
No English License

*3. *8,157 *8,157 Isekai wa Smartphone to Tomo ni. Vol.14
aka In Another World With My Smartphone
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/in-a-different-world-with-a-smartphone/
Licensed for English release by J-Novel Club. Volume 10 released September 20, 2018
12 episode anime streamed on Crunchyroll. It covered volumes 1-3 of the light novel series.
View the Light Novels and Anime on Amazon

*2. *9,383 *9,383 Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Memory Records Vol.3
The spin-off light novel series of the Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor series
MAIN SERIES – aka Akashic Records of the Bastard Magical Instructor
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/akashic-records-of-the-bastard-magical-instructor/
No English license for the light novels.
The manga is licensed for English release by Seven Seas. Volume 4 releases in August.
Anime adaptation – 12 episodes. Licensed in NA by Funimation.
View the Manga and Anime on Amazon

*1. 11,999 11,999 High School DxD: Harem-ou Memorial
Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the High School DxD series
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/high-school-dxd/
No English license for the light novels.
The manga is licensed for English release by Yen Press. Volume 10 released in December.
Anime adaptation – 36 episodes + 4 OVAs. Licensed in NA by Funimation. Available on Crunchyroll. The anime has covered volumes 1-7 & part of 8. The 4th anime season, High School DxD Hero is scheduled for an April 2018 release.
View the Manga and Anime on Amazon

so i'm a spider so what volume 2 light novel review

So I’m a Spider, So What? Volume 2 Light Novel Review


Review of the light novel So I’m a Spider, So What? Volume 2 by Okina Baba

📔LIGHT NOVEL INFORMATION
TITLE: So I’m a Spider, So What?
AKA: Kumo Desu ga Nani ka?, 蜘蛛ですが、なにか?, So I’m a spider, what about it?
AUTHOR: Okina Baba
ILLUSTRATOR: Tsukasa Kiryu
TRANSLATOR: Jenny McKeon
PUBLISHER (English): Yen On
RELEASE DATE (English): March 27, 2018
PURCHASE (Amazon): https://amzn.to/2IfSJIe
PURCHASE (Book Depository): http://bit.ly/2oDbwUz

PUBLISHER (Japan): Kadokawa Books
RELEASE DATE (Japan): March 10, 2016
VOLUMES RELEASED (Japan to Date): 9 (most recent volume released July 10, 2018)
ANIME SERIES: Announced

sword art online volume 13 Alicization Dividing light novel review

Sword Art Online Volume 13 Alicization Dividing Light Novel Review


Review of the light novel Sword Art Online Volume 13 Alicization Dividing by Reki Kawahara

📔LIGHT NOVEL INFORMATION
TITLE: Sword Art Online
AKA: ソードアート・オンライン, SAO, Alicization Arc
AUTHOR: Reki Kawahara
ILLUSTRATOR: Abec
TRANSLATOR: Stephen Paul
PUBLISHER (English): Yen On
RELEASE DATE (English): April 24, 2018
PURCHASE (Amazon): https://amzn.to/2DtuXJX
PURCHASE (Book Depository): http://bit.ly/2DO27Ps

PUBLISHER (Japan): Dengeki Bunko
RELEASE DATE (Japan): August 10, 2013
VOLUMES RELEASED (Japan to Date): 20 (most recent release September 17, 2017)
ANIME SERIES: 49 episodes covering volumes 1-7 (with some material from volume 8)
Upcoming 52 episodes covering the Alicization Arc (at least volumes 9-18)

sorcerous stabber orphen volume 1 light novel review

Sorcerous Stabber Orphen Volume 1 Light Novel Review


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Review of the light novel Sorcerous Stabber Orphen Volume 1 by Yoshinobu Akita

📔LIGHT NOVEL INFORMATION
TITLE: Sorcerous Stabber Orphen The Wayward Journey
AKA: Majutsushi Orphen Hagure Tabi , 魔術士オーフェンはぐれ旅
AUTHOR: Yoshinobu Akita
ILLUSTRATOR: Yuuya Kusaka
TRANSLATOR: Andrew Hodgson
PUBLISHER (English): J-Novel Club
RELEASE DATE (English): August 26, 2018
PURCHASE (Amazon): https://amzn.to/2D77he7

PUBLISHER (Japan): TO Books (Fujimi Shobo)
RELEASE DATE (Japan): September 2011 via TO Books (May 1994 via Fujimi Shobo)
VOLUMES RELEASED (Japan to Date): 20 (Fujimi Release) (TO Books released 10 books which each contained 2 volumes) (complete)
ANIME SERIES: 2 seasons of anime. Season 1 (24 episodes) October 1998-March 1999. Season 2 (23 episodes) October 1999-March 2000. Season 1 roughly covered the 1st volume. Season 2 was original material.

top 10 light novels in japan for the week of september 3-9 2018

Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of September 3-9, 2018


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Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of September 3-9, 2018.
There’s a new series hitting the Top 10 this week, which I always find fun. It shares a bond with a previous series that has regularly visited the Top 10 Light Novel List.
Sorry it’s getting posted later than usual. But hey, better late than never, right?

10. *3,500 *10,134 Kaifuku Jutsushi Yarinaoshi: Sokushi Mahou to Skill Copy no Chouetsu Heal Vol.4
aka The Redo of a Healing Magician ~ Transcendental Healing of Instant Death Magic and Skill Copying
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/kaifuku-jutsushi-no-yarinaoshi-sokushi-mahou-to-skill-copy-no-choetsu-heal/
No English License. Was #1 in Bookwalker’s Next Big Light Novel Poll

 

*9. *3,564 **3,564 Nanatsu no Maken ga Shihai suru
New Series! Same author as Alderamin of the Sky

 

*8. *3,941 **3,941 Oushuu Youitan Vol.19
No English license.

 

*7. *4,009 *12,562 Seirei Gensouki Vol.11
aka Seirei Gensouki Spirit Chronicles
https://j-novel.club/s/seirei-gensouki-spirit-chronicles
Licensed for English release by J-Novel Club. Volume 1 released August 28, 2018

 

*6. *4,102 *32,269 Hidan no Aria Vol.29
https://myanimelist.net/manga/12297/
http://www.novelupdates.com/series/hidan-no-aria/
aka Aria the Scarlet Ammo
The light novel looks to have been licensed by a company called Digital Manga Group, but only the 1st 2 volumes are available vie eBook with volume 2 released May 29, 2014

 

*5. *4,732 136,829 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Vol.26
aka The Irregular at Magic High School
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/mahouka-koukou-no-rettousei/
Licensed by Yen On. Volume 9 releasing September 18, 2018
26 episode Anime covered volume 1-7 excluding volume 5. Available on Crunchyroll

 

*4. *8,375 **8,375 Kyoukaisenjou no Horizon (XI B) Vol.28
aka Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/kyoukai-senjou-no-horizon/
No English License
Had 2 13 episode anime seasons, which aired in 2011 & 2012

 

*3. 10,365 *10,365 Hataraku Maou-sama! Vol.19
aka The Devil is a Part-Timer!
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/hataraku-maou-sama/
Licensed for English release by Yen On. Volume 11 released August 21, 2018.
13 episode anime aired April-June 2013 & covered volumes 1-2

 

*2. 18,005 *18,005 Natsume no Yuujinchou: Utsusemi ni Musubu
aka Natsume’s Book of Friends
https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=9419
The manga is licensed for English release by Viz. 74 episode anime, streaming on Crunchyroll

 

*1. 23,937 *23,937 Accel World Vol.23
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/accel-world/
Licensed for English release by Yen On. Volume 15 releases Sept 18, 2018.
24 episode anime (+2 OVAs) Licensed for English release by Viz. Adapted volumes 1-4 of the light novels. A feature film was also released, and was an original story by novelist Reki Kawahara.

otorimonogatari light novel review

Otorimonogatari Monogatari Volume 11 Light Novel Review


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Review of the light novel Otorimonogatari (Monogatari Volume 11) by Nisioisin
Yeah, this one turned into more of a discussion video, but it’s still pretty much spoiler-free.

📔LIGHT NOVEL INFORMATION
TITLE: Otorimonogatari
AKA: Monogatari Series, 物語シリーズ, 囮物語
AUTHOR: Nisioisin
ILLUSTRATOR: VOFAN
PUBLISHER (English): Vertical
RELEASE DATE (English): August 28, 2018
PURCHASE (Amazon): https://amzn.to/2PBxYcc
PURCHASE (Book Depository): http://bit.ly/2Luin0L

PUBLISHER (Japan): Kodansha Box
RELEASE DATE (Japan): June 29, 2011
VOLUMES RELEASED (Japan to Date): 24 (most recent released June 14, 2018)
ANIME SERIES: 97 TV episodes. Kizumonogatari was adapted over 3 films