top 10 light novels in japan for the week of July 16-22 2018

The Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of July 16-22, 2018


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Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of July 16-22, 2018

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10) 04,990 Death march kara hajimaru isekai kyousoukyoku 14
aka Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/death-march-kara-hajimaru-isekai-kyusoukyoku-ln/
Licensed for English release by Yen On. Volume 6 will release in September 18, 2018.
Had a 12 episode anime which aired January-March, 2018. It streamed on Crunchyroll
The manga is also licensed and being released by Yen Press

9) 07,359 Kamitachi ni hirowareta otoko 4
aka The Man Picked Up By the Gods
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/the-man-picked-up-by-the-gods-reboot/
No English License.

8) 09,031 Eromanga Sensei 10
https://myanimelist.net/manga/63271/Eromanga-sensei
No English license for the Light Novels. The manga has been licensed by Dark Horse. The first volume is releasing October 9, 2018.
Had a 12 episode anime that aired April-June 2017. Streamed on Crunchyroll

7) 09,667 Seitokai no Shuunen Hekiyou Gakuen Seitokai  mokushiroku 9
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/seitokai-no-ichizon/

6) 10,194 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

5) 14,331 Roku de nashi Majutsu Koushi to akashic records 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.

4) 14,480 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) 15,240 Kishibe Rohan wa Tawamurenai (Collection of Short Stories)
The manga has 121 volumes in Japan. It is licensed for English release by Viz.
Recent episodes of the anime adaptation can be viewed on Crunchyroll

2) 19,476 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

1) 23,092 by adding both editions 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.

WorldEnd Volume 1 Light Novel Review

WorldEnd Volume 1 Light Novel Review


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Review of the light novel WorldEnd What Do You Do at the End of the World? Are You Busy? Will You Save Us? Volume 1 by Akira Kareno

📔LIGHT NOVEL INFORMATION
TITLE: WorldEnd What Do You Do at the End of the World? Are You Busy? Will You Save Us?
AKA: Shuumatsu Nani Shitemasuka? Isogashii desuka? Sukutte Moratte Ii desuka?, Sukasuka, 終末なにしてますか? 忙しいですか? 救ってもらっていいですか?
AUTHOR: Akira Kareno
ILLUSTRATOR: ue
PUBLISHER (English): Yen On
RELEASE DATE (English): July 31, 2018
PURCHASE (Amazon.com): https://amzn.to/2JZFlqJ
PURCHASE (Book Depository): http://bit.ly/2MvEm3x

PUBLISHER (Japan): Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
RELEASE DATE (Japan): October 31, 2014
VOLUMES RELEASED (Japan to Date): 5 Volumes + 1 Side Story Volume (Complete. Sequel series is Sukamoka)
ANIME SERIES: 12 episodes. Adapted volumes 1-3

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SAO Alternative Gun Gale Online Volume 1

SAO Alternative Gun Gale Online Volume 1 Light Novel Review


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Review of the light novel Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online Volume 1 Squad Jam by Keiichi Sigsawa.
Spin-Off novel series based on Reki Kawahara’s Sword Art Online.

📔LIGHT NOVEL INFORMATION
TITLE: Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online
AKA: ソードアート・オンライン オルタナティブ ガンゲイル・オンライン, SAO:GGO
AUTHOR: Keiichi Sigsawa
ILLUSTRATOR: Kouhaku Kuroboshi
PUBLISHER (English): Yen On
RELEASE DATE (English): June 26, 2018
PURCHASE (Amazon.com): https://amzn.to/2NJGm8J
PURCHASE (Book Depository): http://bit.ly/2LzNPtK

PUBLISHER (Japan): Degeki Bunko
RELEASE DATE (Japan): December 10, 2014
VOLUMES RELEASED (Japan to Date): 7 (Ongoing. Most recent volume released June 9, 2018)
ANIME SERIES: 12 episodes. Covered up to Volume 3. Streamed on Crunchyroll

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Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of July 9-15, 2018


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Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of July 9-15, 2018.

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10) 05,053 Kono subarashii sekai ni shukufuku o! Extra – Ano orokamono ni mo kyakkou o! 3

aka Konosuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World! Extra, that fool is also in the spotlight! The Supporting Role can be Wonderful
No license for these spin-off novels.

9) 06,703 Watashi, nouryoku wa heikinchi de tte itta yo ne! 8

aka Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?!
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/i…
Licensed for English release by Seven Seas. Volume 3 releases digitally in August & print in September.

8) 07,272 Ore wo suki nano wa omae dake ka yo 9

Google translates as You Only Love Me
https://myanimelist.net/manga/96643/O…
No English License

7) 07,377 Maou gakuin no futekigousha 2

Google Translate – Mismatched School Nominee No English License

6) 10,224 Mirai no Mirai

aka Mirai of the Future
https://myanimelist.net/anime/36936/M…
Licensed for English release by Yen On The film just released in Japan on July 20.

5) 13,169 Kyoukaisenjou no Horizon XI A

aka Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/k…
No English License
Had 2, 13 episode anime seasons, which aired in 2011 & 2012

4) 15,670 Kumo desu ga, nanika? 09

aka So I’m a Spider, So What?
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/k…
Licensed for English Release by Yen On. Volume 3 is releasing July 31.
Recently it’s been announced it will be getting an anime.
Yen Press also releases the manga in English

3) 15,707 Kono Subarashii sekai ni Shukufuku o! 14

aka Konosuba God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World!
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/k…
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

2) 27,240 Eromanga Sensei 10

https://myanimelist.net/manga/63271/E…
No English license for the Light Novels.
The manga has been licensed by Dark Horse. The first volume is releasing October 9, 2018.
Had a 12 episode anime that aired April-June 2017. Streamed on Crunchyroll

1) 30,297 Death March kara hajimaru isekai kyousoukyoku 14

aka Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/d…
Licensed for English release by Yen On. Volume 6 will release in September 18, 2018.
Had a 12 episode anime which aired January-March, 2018. It streamed on Crunchyroll
The manga is also licensed and being released by Yen Press

Overlord Volume 7 Light Novel Review


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Review of the light novel Overlord Volume 7 Invaders of the Great Tomb by Kugane Maruyama

LIGHT NOVEL INFORMATION
TITLE: Overlord
AKA: オーバーロード
AUTHOR: Kugane Maruyama
ILLUSTRATOR: so-bin
PUBLISHER (English): Yen On
RELEASE DATE (English): May 22, 2018
PURCHASE (Amazon.com): https://amzn.to/2KKWedZ
PURCHASE (Book Depository): http://bit.ly/2r2X0Gy

PUBLISHER (Japan): Enterbrain
RELEASE DATE (Japan): August 30, 2014
VOLUMES RELEASED (Japan to Date): 13 (most recent released April 27, 2018. Still Ongoing)
ANIME SERIES: 26 + 2 compilation movies. Cover Volumes 1-6. 3rd Season has just started

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Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of June 25-July 1, 2018


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Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of June 25-July 1, 2018

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10) 05,409 Rokujouma no Shinryakusha!? 29
aka Invaders of the Rokujouma
https://j-novel.club/s/invaders-of-the-rokujouma/
Licensed for English release by J-Novel Club. Up to Volume 14 has been released for eBook sale. On their website, they are releasing later volumes in installments.
The 12 episode anime is available on Crunchyroll & licensed by Sentai Filmworks. It covered volume 1-6 & part of 7

9) 06,767 Kishibe Rohan wa sakebanai ( collection of short stories)
-Kishibe Rohan wa sakebanai is from the jojo no kimyou na bouken ‘s manga.
aka Rohan Kishibe Does Not Shout: Short Story Collection 4th volume
The manga has 121 volumes in Japan. It is licensed for English release by Viz. Recent episodes of the anime adaptation can be viewed on Crunchyroll

8) 07,662 nijuurasen gaiden : nesshisen
Nesshisen is a side story for the Nijuurasen series, which is a yaoi series
No English license.

7) 07,819 Isekai Maou to Shoukan shoujo no dorei majutsu 10
aka How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord
https://j-novel.club/s/how-not-to-summon-a-demon-lord
Licensed for English release by J-Novel Club. Volume 4 releases July 23, 2018
Anime based on the series has just started airing & is streaming on Crunchyroll

6) 07,883 Hai to gensou no Grimgar level.13
aka Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/grimgal-of-ashes-and-illusion/
Licensed for English release by J-Novel Club (eBook) & Seven Seas (Print). The manga is licensed by Yen Press
12 episode +1 OVA anime covered volumes 1-2 and streamed on Crunchyroll.

5) 09,360 Kono subarashii sekai ni shukufuku o! Extra Ano orokamono ni mo kyakkou o!
aka Konosuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World! Extra, that fool is also in the spotlight! The Supporting Role can be Wonderful
No license for these spin-off novels.

4) 10,053 Mirai no Mirai
aka Mirai of the Future
https://myanimelist.net/anime/36936/Mirai_no_Mirai
Novelization of the upcoming anime film – releasing July 20, 2018

3) 10,188 Yoimonogatari
Monogatari Series
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/monogatari-series/
Licensed for English release by Vertical. Most recent English release is HANAMONOGATARI: Flower Tale
Out June 26. Anime series also available in English

2) 11,163 Re: Zero Kara Hajimaru Isekai Seikatsu Ex3
Licensed for English release by Yen On. Volumes 1 & 2 are available

1) 24,746 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
Manga licensed in English by Yen Press
There is an anime adaptation. 20 episodes + 2 OVAs (Covered volumes 1-4). Licensed by Crunchyroll

Light Novel Releases for July 2018


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Here are the light novels being released in English for the month of July, 2018.
A slightly slower release month, with only 15 light novels being released. Maybe a chance to catch up on the backlog of light novels from previous months 😉

JULY 3, 2018
The Empty Box and Zeroth Maria Volume 3
Purchase (Amazon) – https://amzn.to/2KcfDUR
Purchase (The Book Depository) – http://bit.ly/2N6m5KS

JULY 4, 2018
Invaders of the Rokujouma Volume 14
Purchase (Amazon) – https://amzn.to/2Kpq5b3

JULY 10, 2018
Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Volume 7 (Print Release)
Purchase (Amazon) – https://amzn.to/2N360pm
Purchase (The Book Depository) – http://bit.ly/2MrREOc

JULY 12, 2018
In Another World With My Smartphone Volume 9
Purchase (Amazon) – https://amzn.to/2KrpqWx

JULY 15, 2018
The Magic in this Other World is Too Far Behind Volume 4
Purchase (Amazon) – https://amzn.to/2tHRiLO

JULY 17, 2018
Durarara!! Volume 10
Purchase (Amazon) – https://amzn.to/2N4YWZu
Purchase (The Book Depository) – http://bit.ly/2KqTQVF

Magical Girl Raising Project Volume 4
Purchase (Amazon) – https://amzn.to/2lAZ32e
Purchase (The Book Depository) – http://bit.ly/2yPGcKy

The Unwanted Undead Adventurer Volume 2
Purchase (Amazon) – https://amzn.to/2yL221N

JULY 20, 2018
Demon King Daimaou Volume 6
Purchase (Amazon) – https://amzn.to/2KbokPi

JULY 23, 2018
How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord Volume 4
Purchase (Amazon) – https://amzn.to/2tzyyyS

JULY 31, 2018
Dawn of the Mapmaker: The Surveyor Girl and the Forbidden Knowledge Volume 1
Purchase (Amazon) – https://amzn.to/2KqcK2m

So I’m a Spider, So What? Volume 3
Purchase (Amazon) – https://amzn.to/2tAYoSZ
Purchase (The Book Depository) – http://bit.ly/2KdGhgp

The Saga of Tanya the Evil Volume 3
Purchase (Amazon) – https://amzn.to/2N4ztiS
Purchase (The Book Depository) – http://bit.ly/2lELiQs

WorldEnd: What Do You Do at the End of the World? Are You Busy? Will You Save Us? Volume 1
Purchase (Amazon) – https://amzn.to/2KpU16Y
Purchase (The Book Depository) – http://bit.ly/2MvEm3x

Occultic;Nine Volume 3 (Print Release)
Purchase (Amazon) – https://amzn.to/2KmZ1cB
Purchase (The Book Depository) – http://bit.ly/2MnvWLa

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