top 10 light novels in japan for the week of April 15-21 2019

Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of April 15-21 2019

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Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of April 15-21, 2019.
Sales are as reported on the Oricon website. There are 3 different lists that are compiled into this Top 10.

10. 6,215 Copies Sold 86 –Eighty Six
86 -エイティシックス- Ep.6 明けねばこそ夜は永く
86 —Eighty Six
http://www.lightnovels.site/2019/05/29/86-eighty-six/
Published in English by Yen On

9. 6,353 Copies Sold Jaku Chara Tomozaki-kun Lv.7
弱キャラ友崎くん Lv.7 イラスト集付き特装版
Bottom Tier Tomozaki Lv.7 Special Edition
Bottom-tier Character Tomozaki
http://www.lightnovels.site/2019/06/08/bottom-tier-character-tomozaki/
Licensed for English release by Yen On. Volume 1 releases July 23, 2019

8. 7,605 Copies Sold Nanchatte Cinderella Ōkoku sōran-hen o togibanashi no tsudzuki, hajimemashita
なんちゃってシンデレラ 王国騒乱編 お伽話のつづき、はじめました。 3
Fake Cinderella Continuing the Kingdom Mayhem Fables

7. 7,846 Copies Sold Jaku Chara Tomozaki-kun Lv.7
弱キャラ友崎くん Lv.7
Bottom-tier Character Tomozaki
http://www.lightnovels.site/2019/06/08/bottom-tier-character-tomozaki/
Licensed for English release by Yen On. Volume 1 releases July 23, 2019

6. 8,068 Copies Sold Rakudai Kishi no Eiyuutan Volume 16
落第騎士の英雄譚 16
Chivalry of a Failed Knight
http://www.lightnovels.site/2019/06/08/chivalry-of-a-failed-knight/
No English License for the light novels

5. 10,408 Copies Sold
Fate/strange Fake 5
http://www.lightnovels.site/2019/06/08/fate-strange-fake/
No English License
Ryohgo Narita Same author as Durarara & Baccano

4. 15,143 Copies Sold Imouto sae Ireba ii volume 12
妹さえいればいい。 12
A Sister’s All You Need
http://www.lightnovels.site/2019/06/08/a-sisters-all-you-need/
Licensed for English release by Yen On

3. 16,402 Copies Sold Meitantei Konan: Konjō no Fisuto
名探偵コナン 紺青の拳
Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire
Adaptation of the 23rd Detective Conan film

2. 22,889 Copies Sold Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Volume 28
魔法科高校の劣等生 28 追跡編 上
The Irregular at Magic High School
http://www.lightnovels.site/2019/05/29/the-irregular-at-magic-high-school/
Published in English by Yen On

1. 31,720 Copies Sold Amarimonogatari
余物語
Licensed for English release by Vertical

top 10 light novels in japan for the week of April 8-14 2019

Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of April 8-14, 2019

Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of April 8-14, 2019.
Sales are as reported on the Oricon website. There are 3 different lists that are compiled into this Top 10.

  1. 6,134 Copies Sold Bungo Stray Dogs BEAST
    文豪ストレイドッグス BEAST
  2. 6,308 Copies Sold Rakudai Kishi no Eiyuutan Volume 16
    落第騎士の英雄譚 16
    Chivalry of a Failed Knight
    No English License for the light novels
  3. 6,954 Copies Sold Isekai Nonbiri Nouka Volume 5
    異世界のんびり農家 05
    Farming Life in Another World
    https://www.novelupdates.com/series/isekai-nonbiri-nouka/
    No English License for the light novels
  4. 9,100 Copies Sold Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken Volume 14
    転生したらスライムだった件 14
    That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime
    http://www.lightnovels.site/2019/05/30/that-time-i-got-reincarnated-as-a-slime/
    Licensed for English release by Yen On
  5. 10,615 Copies Sold Netoge no Yome wa Onnanoko ja Nai to Omotta? Volume 19
    ネトゲの嫁は女の子じゃないと思った? Lv.19
    And you thought there is never a girl online?
    No English License for the light novels
  6. 11,262 Copies Sold Itai no wa Iya nanode Bōgyo-Ryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu Volume 6
    痛いのは嫌なので防御力に極振りしたいと思います。 6
    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 for the light novels. An anime adaptation is in production
  7. 15,744 Copies Sold Meitantei Konan: Konjō no Fisuto
    名探偵コナン 紺青の拳
    Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire
    Adaptation of the 23rd Detective Conan film
  8. 17,171 Copies Sold 86 -Eighty Six-
    86 -エイティシックス- Ep.6 明けねばこそ夜は永く
    86 —Eighty Six—
    http://www.lightnovels.site/2019/05/29/86-eighty-six/
    Published in English by Yen On
  9. 25,733 Copies Sold
    Fate/strange Fake 5
    No English License
    Ryohgo Narita Same author as Durarara & Baccano
  10. 66,359 Copies Sold Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Volume 28
    魔法科高校の劣等生 28 追跡編 上
    The Irregular at Magic High School
    http://www.lightnovels.site/2019/05/29/the-irregular-at-magic-high-school/
    Published in English by Yen On
top 10 light novels in japan for the week of april 1-7 2019

Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of April 1-7, 2019


Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of April 1-7, 2019.
Sales are as reported on the Oricon website. There are 3 different lists that are compiled into this Top 10.

10) 5,900 Copies Sold Bokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai
ぼくたちは勉強ができない 非日常の例題集
We Never Learn
No license for the light novel.
The Manga is licensed for English release by Viz.
An anime is currently airing.

9) 6,242 Copies Sold Shōsetsu eiga doraemon Nobita no getsumen tansa-ki
aka 小説 映画ドラえもん のび太の月面探査記
aka Doraemon the Movie 2019: Nobita’s Chronicle of the Moon Exploration

8) 6,247 Copies Sold Shinrei Tantei Yakumo Volume 11
心霊探偵八雲 11 魂の代償
Psychic Detective Yakumo

Shinrei Tantei Yakumo


No English License for the light novel series

7) 6,283 Copies Sold Sentouin, Hakenshimasu! Volume 3
戦闘員、派遣します! 3
Combatants Will Be Dispatched!

Combatants Will Be Dispatched!


Licensed for English release by Yen On. Volume 1 will release August 20, 2019

6) 7,263 Copies Sold Isekai Cheat Magician Volume 9
異世界チート魔術師 9
Fantasy World Cheat Magician

Isekai Cheat Magician


No English License for the light novel series.
An anime is in production

5) 11,322 Copies Sold Re:Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu Volume 19
Re:ゼロから始める異世界生活 19
Re:Zero Starting Life in Another World

Re:Zero Starting Life in Another World


Licensed for English release by Yen On

4) 12,966 Copies Sold Isekai Nonbiri Nouka Volume 5
異世界のんびり農家 05
Farming Life in Another World

Farming Life in Another World


No English License for the light novels

3) 13,527 Copies Sold Isekai Shokudou Volume 5
異世界食堂 5
Restaurant to Another World

Restaurant to Another World


Licensed for English release by Seven Seas

2) 16,957 Copies Sold Bungo Stray Dogs BEAST
文豪ストレイドッグス BEAST

1) 23,625 Copies Sold Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken Volume 14
転生したらスライムだった件 14
That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime


Licensed for English release by Yen On

top 10 light novels in japan for the week of march 25-31 2019

Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of March 25-31 2019


Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of March 25-31 2019
List is compiled from the Oricon website.

10. 7,879 Copies Sold Seirei Gensouki Volume 13
精霊幻想記 13. 対の紫水晶
Serei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles

Seirei Gensouki

9. 8,511 Copies Sold Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance Volume 20
精霊使いの剣舞 20 共鳴の聖魔剣
Blade Dance of the Elementalers

Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance


No English license for the light novels

8. 10,104 Copies Sold Date A Live Volume 20
デート·ア·ライブ 20 十香ワールド

Date A Live


No English License for the light novel series.

7. 10,408 Copies Sold Isekai Cheat Magician Volume 9
異世界チート魔術師 9
Fantasy World Cheat Magician

Isekai Cheat Magician


No English License for the light novel series.

6. 11,257 Copies Sold Hachinan tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! Volume 16
八男って、それはないでしょう! 16
Eighth son, I don’t think so!

Hachinan tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! (LN)


No English license for the light novel series. An anime is in production

5. 13,103 Copies Sold Re: Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu Tanpenshuu Volume 4
Re:ゼロから始める異世界生活 短編集 4
Re:Zero Starting Life in Another World
Short Story volume. Not currently licensed.

4. 16,508 Copies Sold Isekai Shokudou Volume 5
異世界食堂 5
Restaurant to Another World

The Other World Dining Hall (WN)


Licensed for English release by Seven Seas

3. 18,025 Copies Sold Psychic Detective Yakumo Volume 10
心霊探偵八雲 10 魂の道標
Shinrei Tantei Yakumo

Shinrei Tantei Yakumo


No English License for the light novel series

2. 30, 746 Copies Sold Re:Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu Volume 19
Re:ゼロから始める異世界生活 19
Re:Zero Starting Life in Another World

Re:Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu (LN)


Licensed for English release by Yen On

1. 63, 237 Copies Sold Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken Volume 14
転生したらスライムだった件 14
That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime

Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken (LN)


Licensed for English release by Yen On

top 10 light novels in japan for the week of march 18-24 2019

Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of March 18-24 2019


Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of March 18-24, 2019
List is compiled from the Oricon website.

10) 7,959 Copies Sold – Shōsetsu eiga doraemon Nobita no getsumen tansa-ki
aka 小説 映画ドラえもん のび太の月面探査記
aka Doraemon the Movie 2019: Nobita’s Chronicle of the Moon Exploration

9) 8,276 Copies Sold – Date a Bullet Volume 5
デート·ア·バレット 5 デート·ア·ライブ フラグメント
Spin Off of Date a Live
No License for the this series or its parent series

8) 8,281 Copies Sold – To Aru Ossan no VRMMO Katsudouki Vol. 18
とあるおっさんのVRMMO活動記 18
A Certain Middle-Aged Man’s VRMMO Activity Log

A Certain Middle-Aged Man’s VRMMO Activity Log


No License for the Light Novels

7) 8,936 Copies Sold – Goblin Slayer Vol. 10
ゴブリンスレイヤー 10

Goblin Slayer


Light Novel series is licensed for English release by Yen On

6) 9,239 Copies Sold – Isekai wa Smartphone to Tomoni Volume 16
異世界はスマートフォンとともに。 16
aka In Another World With My Smartphone

In a Different World with a Smartphone


Licensed for English release by J-Novel Club

5) 12,335 Copies Sold – Isekai Yururi Kikou ~Kosodate shinagara Boukensha shimasu~ Volume 6
異世界ゆるり紀行 子育てしながら冒険者します 6
Isekai Yururi Kikou ~Raising Children While Being an Adventurer~

Isekai Yururi Kikou ~Raising Children While Being an Adventurer~


No English License for the light novels

4) 12,892 Copies Sold – Kamitachi ni Hirowareta Otoko Volume 6
神達に拾われた男 6
The Man Picked up by the Gods

The Man Picked up by the Gods


No English License for the light novels

3) 13,809 Copies Sold – High School DxD DX Volume 6
ハイスクールD×D DX.5 スーパーヒーロートライアル

High School DxD DX


No English license for the light novels or their parent series. The manga of High School DxD is licensed by Yen Press

2) 15,694 Copies Sold – Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records Volume 14
ロクでなし魔術講師と禁忌教典 14
Akashic Records of the Bastard Magical Instructor

Akashic Records of the Bastard Magical Instructor


No license for the light novels. The manga is licensed by Seven Seas

1) 25,855 Copies Sold – Date A Live Volume 20
デート·ア·ライブ 20 十香ワールド

Date A Live


No English License for the light novels

top 10 light novels in japan for the week of march 11-17 2019

Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of March 11-17 2019


Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of March 11-17, 2019
List is compiled from the Oricon website.

10. 6,180 Copies Sold – Vol. 4
aka 新説 狼と香辛料 狼と羊皮紙 Ⅳ
aka Wolf and Parchment
Sequel series to Spice & Wolf. Both the prequel and sequel series are licensed by Yen On.

9. 6,383 Copies Sold –
aka A3! バッドボーイポートレイト
aka A3! Bad Boy Portrait

8. 7,538 Copies Sold – Watashi, Nouryoku wa Heikinchi de tte Itta yo ne! Vol. 10
私、能力は平均値でって言ったよね! 10
aka Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?

I Said Make My Abilities Average!


Licensed for English release by Seven Seas

7. 7,664 Copies Sold
本好きの下剋上~司書になるためには手段を選んでいられません~第四部「貴族院の自称図書委員Ⅵ」
aka Ascendance of a Bookworm
Licensed for English release by J-Novel Club

6. 7,821 – Copies Sold – Shōsetsu eiga doraemon Nobita no getsumen tansa-ki
aka 小説 映画ドラえもん のび太の月面探査記
aka Doraemon the Movie 2019: Nobita’s Chronicle of the Moon Exploration

5. 8,139 Copies Sold – Maou Gakuin No Futekigousha Vol. 4
魔王学院の不適合者 4 上 ~史上最強の魔王の始祖、転生して子孫たちの学校へ通う~

Maou Gakuin No Futekigousha


No English license

4. 11,285 Copies Sold
浅草鬼嫁日記 六 あやかし夫婦は今ひとたび降臨する。 Vol. 6
aka Asakusa Devil Wife Diary
No English License

3. 11,305 Copies Sold – Death March kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyusoukyoku Vol. 16
デスマーチからはじまる異世界狂想曲 16
aka Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody

Death March kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyusoukyoku (LN)


Licensed for English release by Yen On

2. 17,246 Copies Sold – Goblin Slayer Vol. 10
ゴブリンスレイヤー 10

Goblin Slayer


Light Novel series is licensed for English release by Yen On

1. 18,037 Copies Sold
aka 新約 とある魔術の禁書目録 22
aka A Certain Magical Index New Testament

Toaru Majutsu no Index: New Testament


No English license for the spin-off series. The main series is licensed by Yen On

top 10 light novels in japan for the week of march 4-10 2019

Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of March 4-10 2019


Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of March 4-10, 2019
List is taken from the Oricon website.

10. 5,154 Copies Sold – Vol. 4
aka 新説 狼と香辛料 狼と羊皮紙 Ⅳ
aka Wolf and Parchment
Sequel series to Spice & Wolf. Both the prequel and sequel series are licensed by Yen On.

9. 5,212 Copies Sold – Maou Gakuin No Futekigousha Vol. 4
aka 魔王学院の不適合者 4 上 ~史上最強の魔王の始祖、転生して子孫たちの学校へ通う~

Maou Gakuin No Futekigousha


No English license for the light novels

8. 6,329 Copies Sold – Honzuki no Gekokujou ~ Shisho Ni Naru Tame Ni Shudan wo Erande iraremasen ~ Vol. 18
aka 本好きの下剋上 ~司書になるためには手段を選んでいられません~
aka Ascendance of a Bookworm

Ascendance of a Bookworm


Light Novels and manga are licensed by J-Novel Club. An anime has recently been announced.

7. 6,379 Copies Sold – Saikyou no Kanteishi tte Dare no Koto? Vol. 6
aka 最強の鑑定士って誰のこと?~満腹ごはんで異世界生活~
aka Who is the Strongest Appraiser
No English license for the light novels

6. 8,127 Copies Sold – Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute! Vol. 2
aka 陰の実力者になりたくて!
aka To Be a Power in the Shadows!

To Be a Power in the Shadows!


No English license for the light novels

5. 8,462 Copies Sold – Kusuriya no Hitorigoto Vol.8
薬屋のひとりごと 8
aka The Pharmacist’s Monologue

Kusuriya no Hitorigoto


No English License for the light novels

4. 8,770 Copies Sold – Shōsetsu eiga doraemon Nobita no getsumen tansa-ki
aka 小説 映画ドラえもん のび太の月面探査記
aka Doraemon the Movie 2019: Nobita’s Chronicle of the Moon Exploration

3. 10,927 Copies Sold – Zoku, Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Bakuen wo! Vol. 2
続·この素晴らしい世界に爆焔を! 2 この素晴らしい世界に祝福を!スピンオフ わがままバスターズ
aka Continued, Gifting this Wonderful World with Explosions! Vol. 2

Zoku, Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Bakuen wo!


Main series is licensed for English release by Yen On.

2. 14,227 Copies Sold – Vol. 22
aka 新約 とある魔術の禁書目録 22
aka A Certain Magical Index New Testament

Toaru Majutsu no Index: New Testament


No English license for the spin-off series. The main series is licensed by Yen On

1. 21,715 Copies Sold – Vol. 16
aka デスマーチからはじまる異世界狂想曲 16
aka Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody

Death March kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyusoukyoku (LN)


Light Novel series licensed for English release by Yen On