top 10 light novels in japan for the week of august 6-12 2018

Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of August 6-12, 2018


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Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of August 6-12, 2018.
Almost a nuclear option on the list this week with 8 new titles! Which 2 managed to hold on?

10. *6,246 265,882 Bokura no Nanokakan Sensou
aka Our Seven-Day War
https://myanimelist.net/anime/37828/Bokura_no_Nanokakan_Sensou

*9. *7,166 **7,166 Nejimaki Seirei Senki: Tenkyou no Alderamin Vol.14
aka Alderamin on the Sky
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/nejimaki-seirei-senki-tenkyou-no-alderamin/
No English license. 13 episode anime aired on Crunchyroll
Final Volume

*8. *8,257 **8,257 Hataraku Maou-sama! SP Vol.2
aka The Devil is a Part-Timer SP
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/hataraku-maou-sama/
The main series is licensed for English release by Yen On. They are releasing volume 11 on August 21, 2018.
No English license for the SP books.
An anime was based on the 1st 2 volumes of the light novels. It streams on Crunchyroll

*7. *8,841 **8,841 Itai no wa Iya nano de Bougyoryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu. Vol.4
aka I hate being in pain, so I think I’ll make a full defense build.
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/itai-no-wa-iya-nanode-bogyo-ryoku-ni-kyokufuri-shitai-to-omoimasu/
No English license

*6. *9,895 *19,080 Boku no Hero Academia The Movie: Futari no Hero
Novelization of the film. Film is getting a North American release in September
Short Story Light Novels and Manga are licensed by Viz
Anime streaming on Crunchyroll

*5. 10,453 *96,906 Mirai no Mirai (Kadokawa Bunko)
aka Mirai of the Future
https://myanimelist.net/anime/36936/Mirai_no_Mirai
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.

*4. 21,146 *21,146 Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Vol.7
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

*3. 22,259 *22,259 Tenshi-tachi no Kagai Katsudou Vol.6
aka Angel’s Extracurricular Activities
No English License

*2. 24,412 *24,412 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. Not sure how many volumes it covered

*1. 68,612 *68,612 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

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top 10 light novels in japan for the week of july 30-august 5 2018

Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of July 30-August 5, 2018


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Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of July 30-August 5, 2018
Cheating a little this week and including 11 titles because…reasons 😉

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11. *3,973 **4,449 Dai-6 Koujo Denka wa Kuro Kishi no Hanayome-sama Vol.1
No English license

10. *4,080 **4,425 Izure Saikyou e to Itaru Michi Vol.1
No English license

*9. *4,486 **4,486 Nichijou dewa Saenai Tada no Ossan, Hontou wa Chijou Saikyou no Senshin
No English license

*8. *4,766 104,953 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Vol.14
aka Konosuba God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World!
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/kono-subarashii-sekai-ni-shukufuku-o/
Light Novels licensed in English by Yen On. Volume 6 releases August 21, 2018
Manga licensed in English by Yen Press
There is an anime adaptation. 20 episodes + 2 OVAs (Covered volumes 1-4). Licensed by Crunchyroll

*7. *4,853 *31,685 Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records Vol.12
aka Akashic Records of the B*st*rd 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.

*6. *4,879 *20,807 Hoshi no Kirby: Star Allies – Friends Daibouken!-hen

*5. *5,506 **5,506 Aoki Hagane no Arpeggio
Appears to be a side story based on the Arpeggio of Blue Steel
The manga is licensed by Seven Seas
The anime streams on Crunchyroll

*4. *5,941 *31,224 Mirai no Mirai (Kadokawa Tsubasa Bunko)
aka Mirai of the Future
https://myanimelist.net/anime/36936/Mirai_no_Mirai
Licensed for English release by Yen On
The film just released in Japan on July 20.

*3. *9,185 **9,185 Boku no Hero Academia The Movie: Futari no Hero
Novelization of the film
Short Story Light Novels and Manga are licensed by Viz
Anime streaming on Crunchyroll

*2. 11,825 *86,453 Mirai no Mirai (Kadokawa Bunko)
aka Mirai of the Future
https://myanimelist.net/anime/36936/Mirai_no_Mirai
Licensed for English release by Yen On
The film just released in Japan on July 20.

*1. 13,366 *15,731 Risou no Himo Seikatsu Vol.11
aka The Ideal Sponger Life
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/risou-no-himo-seikatsu/
No English license for the Light Novels
Seven Seas has licensed the manga & will release the 1st volume March 12, 2019

lazy dungeon master volume 1 light novel review

Lazy Dungeon Master Volume 1 Light Novel Review


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Review of the light novel Lazy Dungeon Master Volume 1 by Supana Onikage

📔LIGHT NOVEL INFORMATION
TITLE: Lazy Dungeon Master
AKA: Zettai ni Hatarakitakunai Dungeon Master ga Damin wo Musaboru Made, 絶対に働きたくないダンジョンマスターが惰眠をむさぼるまで,
I absolutely don’t want to work as a dungeon master until I indulge in my laziness
AUTHOR: Supana Onikage
ILLUSTRATOR: Youta
PUBLISHER (English): J-Novel Club
RELEASE DATE (English): August 5, 2018
PURCHASE (Amazon.com): https://amzn.to/2KBkVEN

PUBLISHER (Japan): Overlap Bunko
RELEASE DATE (Japan): April 25, 2016
VOLUMES RELEASED (Japan to Date): 8 (Most recent released July 2018)
ANIME SERIES: None

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the devil is a part-timer volume 10 light novel review

The Devil is a Part-Timer Volume 10 Light Novel Review


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Review of the light novel The Devil is a Part-Timer Volume 10 by Satoshi Wagahara

📔LIGHT NOVEL INFORMATION
TITLE: The Devil is a Part-Timer
AKA: Hataraku Maou-sama! , はたらく魔王さま!
AUTHOR: Satoshi Wagahara
ILLUSTRATOR: 029
PUBLISHER (English): Yen On
RELEASE DATE (English): April 24, 2018
PURCHASE (Amazon.com): https://amzn.to/2Oebeyp
PURCHASE (Book Depository): http://bit.ly/2G2FzMx

PUBLISHER (Japan): Dengeki Bunko
RELEASE DATE (Japan): December 10, 2013
VOLUMES RELEASED (Japan to Date): 18 Volumes (most recent release January 18, 2018) + 4 side story volumes.
ANIME SERIES: 13 episode anime series. Covered volumes 1-2

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Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of July 23-29, 2018


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Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of July 23-29, 2018

10) 06,267 Hoshi no Kirby : Star Allies – Friends Daibouken! Hen
Novelization of the storyline for the Kirby Star Allies video game

9) 06,417 Kono Subarashii sekai ni shukufuku o! 14
aka Konosuba God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World!
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/kono-subarashii-sekai-ni-shukufuku-o/
Light Novels licensed in English by Yen On. Volume 6 releases August 21, 2018
Manga licensed in English by Yen Press
There is an anime adaptation. 20 episodes + 2 OVAs (Covered volumes 1-4). Licensed by Crunchyroll

8) 06,432 Kyuutei Shinkan Monogatari 3
No English License.

7) 06,861 Hazure Waku no “Joutai ijou Skill” de saikyou ni natta ore ga subete o juurin surumade 1
aka I Became the Strongest With The Failure Frame【Abnormal State Skill】As I Devastated Everything
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/i-became-the-strongest-with-the-failure-frame%e3%80%90abnormal-state-skill%e3%80%91as-i-devastated-everything/
No English License

6) 07,486 Seitokai no Shuunen- Hekiyou Gakuen Seitokai  mokushiroku 9
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/seitokai-no-ichizon/
No English License.

5) 07,532 Imouto Sae ireba ii. 10 
aka A Sister’s All You Need
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/imouto-sae-ireba-ii/
Licensed for English release by Yen On. Volume 2 releases Sept. 18, 2018
12 episode anime. Currently streaming on Crunchyroll. The anime covered volumes 1-3 with some material from volume 4

4) 10,960 Shin High School DxD 1 
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 began airing in April 2018.

3) 12,501 Roku de nashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Record 12 
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.

2) 13,595 Arifureta shokugyou de sekai saikyou Rei(Zero) 2
https://j-novel.club/s/arifureta-zero
Licensed for English release by J-Novel Club.

1) 23,608 Mirai no Mirai
aka Mirai of the Future
https://myanimelist.net/anime/36936/Mirai_no_Mirai
Licensed for English release by Yen On
The film just released in Japan on July 20.

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is it wrong to try to pick up girls in a dungeon volume 11 light novel review

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick-Up Girls in a Dungeon Volume 11 Light Novel Review


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Review of the light novel Is It Wrong to Try to Pick-Up Girls in a Dungeon Volume 11 by Fujino Omori

📔LIGHT NOVEL INFORMATION
TITLE: Is It Wrong to Try to Pick-Up Girls in a Dungeon
AKA: ダンジョンに出会いを求めるのは間違っているのだろうか, Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru no Darou ka, Danmachi, Familia Myth
AUTHOR: Fujino Omori
ILLUSTRATOR: Suzuhito Yasuda
PUBLISHER (English): Yen On
RELEASE DATE (English): June 12, 2018
PURCHASE (Amazon.com): https://amzn.to/2LVWlmY
PURCHASE (Book Depository): http://bit.ly/2kv07UU

PUBLISHER (Japan): GA Bunko
RELEASE DATE (Japan): October 14, 2016
VOLUMES RELEASED (Japan to Date): 13 (most recent released February 14, 2018)
ANIME SERIES: Yes. 13 episodes. Covered volumes 1-5.

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Light Novel releases for August 2018

Light Novel Releases for August 2018


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Here are the Light Novels releasing in August 2018! Lots of titles, and a bunch of new light novel series getting released as well.
I missed a few titles while recording, but kind of jammed them in while I was editing. Sorry for that. It’s kinda sloppy.

August 3
Invaders of the Rokujouma Volume 15
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2LSKrtS

 

August 5
Lazy Dungeon Master Volume 1
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2LQbFOF

 

August 07
Arifureta Volume 3 (Print)
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2uT6Zky
The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2NL22kX

Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life? Volume 2 (Print)
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2NR4Xsr
The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2LMKJmk

Monster Girl Doctor Volume 3
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2AfIT8L
The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2NOjxRd

Toradora Volume 2
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2OkURAU
The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2LJsU7m

August 9
Boogiepop Overdrive: The King of Distortion (Early Digital Release)
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2n6uItj

Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life? Volume 3 (Digital)
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2LStQmZ

Me, a Genius? I Was Reborn into Another World and I Think They’ve Got the Wrong Idea Volume 3 (Final Volume)
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2LtlrKr

August 11
Arifureta Volume 7 (Digital)
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2LEZzeo

August 13
I Saved Too Many Girls and Caused the Apocalypse Volume 9
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2uUNJTN

August 15
Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Volume 10 (Digital)
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2K5gQsw

August 16
The Magic in this Other World is Too Far Behind Volume 5
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2LO4Ct6

August 17
The Combat Baker and Automaton Waitress, Vol. 5
Bookwalker – http://bit.ly/2mNk8aD

An Archdemon’s Dilemma: How to Love Your Elf Bride Volume 1
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2AgbkmY

August 18
The Rising of the Shield Hero Volume 12
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2JZtaKH
The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2OlsdzJ

August 20
Infinite Stratos Volume 3
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2Agn8FU

August 21
Fireworks, Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom? (light novel)
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2LSuroJ
The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2AoXcYX

Defeating the Demon Lord’s a Cinch (If You’ve Got a Ringer), Vol. 1
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2AdU0ir
The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2Oinr5U

Sword Art Online 14 (light novel)
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2OgnNdv
The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2Agsp0a

A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 16 (light novel)
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2JYNJqH
The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2NPgvwg

The Asterisk War, Vol. 7 (light novel)
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2uTelV9
The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2LvtNkY

Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers, Vol. 5 (light novel)
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2NLGc0M
The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2K0VlJc

I’ve Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level, Vol. 2
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2LtBPdK
The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2OlZPxf

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Vol. 3
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2NMkuJS
The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2LSq0u0

Reborn as a Vending Machine, I Now Wander the Dungeon, Vol. 2 (light novel)
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2JYZu0n
The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2K4MPc2

The Devil Is a Part-Timer!, Vol. 11
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2LSLEy8
The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2LpXhR0

Konosuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!, Vol. 6
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2LtmrOH
The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2JW8zHb

Baccano!, Vol. 8
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2LIBaEP
The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2vaxS2S

August 22
Kokoro Connect Volume 1
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2KcXd1m

August 26
Sorcerous Stabber Orphen Volume 1
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2Or5thT

August 28
Otorimonogatari
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2OkArbi
The Book Depository – http://bit.ly/2Luin0L

Seirei Gensouki Volume 1
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2v3GDfF

August 30
If It’s For My Daughter I’d Even Defeat a Demon Lord Volume 7
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2Age4ku

August 31
The Eccentric Master and the Fake Lover
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2NPoxVI