Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of December 17-23 2018


Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of December 17 to 23, 2018.

10. *7,123 **7,123 Souzai Saishuka no Isekai Ryokouki Vol.6
aka 素材採取家の異世界旅行記
aka Material Collector’s Another World Travels
No English license for the light novels or manga

*9. *7,324 *13,997 Gekijouban Dragon Ball Super: Brolly
aka 劇場版 ドラゴンボール超: ブロリー
aka Dragon Ball Super: Broly
The manga is licensed for English release by Viz
The Dragon Ball Super anime is currently streaming on Crunchyroll
The novel adaptation of the twentieth movie in the Dragon Ball series, and the first to carry the Dragon Ball Super branding

*8. *8,542 **8,542 Isekai wa Smartphone to Tomo ni. Vol.15
aka 異世界はスマートフォンとともに。
aka In Another World With My Smartphone
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/in-a-different-world-with-a-smartphone/
Licensed for English release by J-Novel Club. Volume 12 releases January 26, 2019
12 episode anime streamed on Crunchyroll. It covered volumes 1-3 of the light novel series.

*7. *9,592 **9,592 Only Sense Online Vol.16
aka ―オンリーセンス・オンライン―
https://myanimelist.net/manga/70795/
http://www.novelupdates.com/series/only-sense-online/
The light novel is not licensed
The manga is not license
There has been no anime

*6. 11,396 *24,378 Goblin Slayer Vol.9
aka ゴブリンスレイヤー
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/goblin-slayer/
Licensed for English release by Yen On. Volume 6 releases January 22, 2019
12 episode anime streaming on Crunchyroll. Covered volume 1-2 with a short story from volume 4.

*5. 14,761 *14,761 Imouto sae Ireba Ii. Vol.11
aak 妹さえいればいい。
aka A Sister’s All You Need
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/imouto-sae-ireba-ii/
Licensed for English release by Yen On. Volume 3 releases January 22, 2019
12 episode anime. Currently streaming on Crunchyroll. The anime covered volumes 1-3 with some material from volume 4

*4. 17,553 *17,553 Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou Vol.9
aka ありふれた職業で世界最強
Arifureta From Common Place to World’s Strongest
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/arifureta-shokugyou-de-sekai-saikyou-ln/
Licensed for English release by J-Novel Club. Volume 8 released October 28, 2018.
The J-Novel Club translation is getting a print release by Seven Seas. Volume 4, Print, came out December 18, 2018.
Seven Seas is also releasing the manga.
An anime has been announced and is set to release in July 2019.

*3. 18,466 *18,466 Shin High School DxD Vol.2
aka 真ハイスクールD×D
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.

*2. 24,528 167,200 Sword Art Online Vol.21
aka ソードアート・オンライン
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/sword-art-online/
Licensed for English release by Yen On. Volume 15 released December 18, 2018
New season of the anime is currently airing, covering the Alicization Arc.
First new volume since September 2017
First new material not covered in the webnovel – First original material since 2008

*1. 39,299 *91,010 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka Vol.14
aka ダンジョンに出会いを求めるのは間違っているだろうか
aka Is It Wrong to Try to Pick-Up Girls in a Dungeon
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/dungeon-ni-deai-o-motomeru-no-wa-machigatte-iru-darou-ka/
Licensed for English release by Yen On. 12 volumes released. Volume 13 comes out March 2019
13 episode Anime series streamed on Crunchyroll and covered the 1st 5 volumes.

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