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

top 10 light novels in japan for the week of august 27-september 2 2018

Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of August 27-September 2, 2018


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Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of August 27-September 2, 2018

10. *4,775 *11,138 Toaru Ossan no VRMMO Katsudouki Vol.16
aka A Certain Middle-Aged Man’s VRMMO Activity Log
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/a-certain-middle-aged-mans-vrmmo-activity-log/
No English license

*9. *4,784 118,353 Mirai no Mirai (Kadokawa Bunko)
aka Mirai of the Future
https://myanimelist.net/anime/36936/Mirai_no_Mirai
The LN adaptation is licensed by Yen On and will release October 30th
Novelization of the upcoming anime film – released July 20, 2018
Same director as The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars, Wolf Children, and The Boy and the Beast.

*8. *4,808 **4,808 Saikyou Mahoushi no Inton Keikaku Vol.7
aka The Greatest Magicmaster’s Retirement Plan
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/the-greatest-magicmasters-retirement-plan/
No English License

*7. *5,502 **5,502 Shin no Nakama ja Nai to Yuusha no Party wo Oidasareta node, Henkyou de Slow Life suru Koto ni Shimashita Vol.2
aka I Was Kicked out of the Hero’s Party Because I Wasn’t a True Companion so I Decided to Have a Slow Life at the Frontier
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/i-was-kicked-out-of-the-heros-party-because-i-wasnt-a-true-companion-so-i-decided-to-have-a-slow-life-at-the-frontier/
No English License

*6. *6,634 **6,634 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

*5. *6,849 *38,801 Date A Live Vol.19
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/date-a-live/
No English license
22 +2 OVA episode anime series. Licensed for NA release by Funimation. The anime covered volume 1-7 of the light novel series.

*4. *7,484 *16,162 Hachi-nan tte, Sore wa Nai desho! Vol.14
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/hachinan-tte-sore-wa-nai-deshou/
No English License.

*3. *8,056 132,097 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

*2. *8,553 **8,553 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

*1. 14,181 *28,167 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

how a realist hero rebuilt the kingdom volume 4 light novel review

How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom Volume 4 Light Novel Review


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Review of the light novel How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom Volume 4 by Dojyomaru

📔LIGHT NOVEL INFORMATION
TITLE: How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom
AKA: Genjitsu Shugi Yuusha no Oukoku Saikenki, 現実主義勇者の王国再建記, Re:CONSTRUCTION THE ELFRIEDEN KINGDOM TALES OF REALISTIC BRAVE
AUTHOR: Dojyomaru
ILLUSTRATOR: Fuyuyuki
PUBLISHER (English): J-Novel Club / Seven Seas
RELEASE DATE (English): October 19, 2017 (eBook)
PURCHASE (Amazon): https://amzn.to/2MT3Zim

PUBLISHER (Japan): Overlap Bunko
RELEASE DATE (Japan): June 25, 2017
VOLUMES RELEASED (Japan to Date): 7 Volumes (Ongoing. Most recent released June 25, 2018)
ANIME SERIES: None

top 10 light novels in japan for the week of august 20-26 2018

Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of August 20-26, 2018


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Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of August 20-26, 2018
Five new titles on the list this week, including a new #1!

10. *5,656 *45,110 Ryuuou no Oshigoto! Vol.9
aka The Ryuo’s Work is Never Done
https://global.bookwalker.jp/de23be2c95-bbac-4cce-9177-50a9dc26073c/
licensed in English by Bookwalker (exclusive to them, in eBook format only) Volume 4 released July 17, 2018
12 episode anime streamed on Crunchyroll. According to several of you, the anime covered the first 5 volumes

*9. *5,944 113,569 Mirai no Mirai (Kadokawa Bunko)
aka Mirai of the Future
https://myanimelist.net/anime/36936/Mirai_no_Mirai
The LN adaptation is licensed by Yen On and will release October 30th
Novelization of the upcoming anime film – released July 20, 2018
Same director as The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars, Wolf Children, and The Boy and the Beast.

*8. *5,950 *10,158 Date A Live Fragments: Date A Bullet Vol.4
http://date-a-live.wikia.com/wiki/Date_A_Live_Fragment:_Date_A_Bullet
No English license for the main series or this spin-off

*7. *6,120 *42,752 Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Vol.8
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/sword-art-online-alternative-gun-gale-online/
Licensed for English release by Yen On. Volume 2 releases September 18, 2018.
The series is written by Keiichi Sigsawa who is the author of Kino’s Journey.
12 episode anime streamed on Crunchyroll. Covered volume 1-3

*6. *6,363 **6,363 Toaru Ossan no VRMMO Katsudouki Vol.16
aka A Certain Middle-Aged Man’s VRMMO Activity Log
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/a-certain-middle-aged-mans-vrmmo-activity-log/
No English license

*5. *7,144 *41,880 Tenshi-tachi no Kagai Katsudou Vol.6
aka Angel’s Extracurricular Activities
No English License

*4. *8,678 **8,678 Hachi-nan tte, Sore wa Nai desho! Vol.14
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/hachinan-tte-sore-wa-nai-deshou/
No English License.

*3. 13,986 *13,986 Hidan no Aria Vol.29
https://myanimelist.net/manga/12297/

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

*2. 14,745 124,041 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

*1. 18,984 *31,952 Date A Live Vol.19
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/date-a-live/
No English license
22 +2 OVA episode anime series. Licensed for NA release by Funimation. The anime covered volume 1-7 of the light novel series.

light novel releases for september 2018

Light Novel Releases for September 2018


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These are the Light Novels releasing in September 2018.
Pretty substantial number of titles including a number of new series/one shot premieres.

SEPTEMBER 3

The Master of Ragnarok and Blesser of Einherjar 3
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2oim23s

SEPTEMBER 5

Gear Drive 1
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2Nw8fRQ

SEPTEMBER 6

Boogiepop 6
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2NufUA9

SEPTEMBER 7

Outbreak Company 5
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2wpQ5uz

SEPTEMBER 9

Amagi Brilliant Park 1
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2PiB6JT

SEPTEMBER 10

The Champions of Justice and the Supreme Ruler of Evil
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2BUqVcR

SEPTEMBER 11
Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life? 3 (Print Release)
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2LEc4Th
Purchase from Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2LBMT3S

How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom 1 (Print Release)
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2C0gFQi
Purchase from Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2C15I0Y

Infinite Dendrogram 7
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2LF2u2u

SEPTEMBER 13
Der Werewolf: The Annals of Veight
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2PjL79W

SEPTEMBER 15

The Magic in this Other World is Too Far Behind 6
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2NsBjJX

SEPTEMBER 17

Last and First Idol
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2BZ14jR

SEPTEMBER 18

Accel World 15
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2MYilxT
Purchase from Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2LEneaE

Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody 6
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2LCD3yR
Purchase from Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2oiomaG

Goblin Slayer 5
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2BUrgw9
Purchase from Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2LDXxqT

The Irregular at Magic High School 9
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2wpJuQM
Purchase from Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2wqpwWh

Overlord 8
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2LCDkln
Purchase from Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2wqpIVv

A Sister’s All You Need 2
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2PjLt0g
Purchase from Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2MUqL9N

Strike the Blood 10
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2MYjbL3
Purchase from Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2wxLMMX

Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online 2
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2wscBD7
Purchase from Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2MzCkDT

SEPTEMBER 19

JK Haru is a Sex Worker in Another World
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2wscJm5

SEPTEMBER 20

In Another World with My Smartphone 10
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2N66aiU

SEPTEMBER 22

How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom 7
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2PJllwR

SEPTEMBER 24

Demon King Daimaou 7
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2NvAmAO

SEPTEMBER 28

Seraph of the End 4
Purchase from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2PPIvBv
Purchase from Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2N5T8Sa

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