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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