Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of August 13-19, 2018


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Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of August 13-19, 2018
Not a lot of movement on the list this week, especially compared to last week.

10. *5,361 *13,618 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

*9. *5,895 *42,744 Mirai no Mirai (Kadokawa Tsubasa 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. *6,985 *26,065 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

*7. 10,719 107,625 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.

*6. 10,911 *14,567 Hoshi no Kirby: Star Allies – Uchuu no Daipinch-hen
Novelization of the storyline for the Kirby Star Allies video game

*5. 12,477 *34,736 Tenshi-tachi no Kagai Katsudou Vol.6
aka Angel’s Extracurricular Activities
No English License

*4. 12,968 *12,968 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.

*3. 15,042 *39,454 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

*2. 15,486 *36,632 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

*1. 40,684 109,296 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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