Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of December 24-30 2018


Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of December 24-30, 2018

10. *7,586 *13,936 Hai to Gensou no Grimgar Vol.14
aka 灰と幻想のグリムガル
aka Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/grimgal-of-ashes-and-illusion/
Licensed for eBook release by J-Novel Club. Released in print by Seven Seas.
Volume 13 will be released in eBook format February 18, 2019.
Volume 9 releases in print February 5, 2019

*9. *7,591 *26,057 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 aired in April 2018.

*8. 10,207 *10,207 Isekai Meikyuu de Harem wo Vol.9
aka 異世界迷宮でハーレムを
aka Slave Harem in the Labyrinth of the Other World
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/slave-harem-in-the-labyrinth-of-the-other-world/
No English License for the light novels.

*7. 13,387 *14,179 Hachi-nan tte, Sore wa Nai desho! Vol.15
aka 八男って、それはないでしょう!
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/hachinan-tte-sore-wa-nai-deshou/
No English License for the light novels.
An anime has recently been announced as being in production

*6. 14,330 105,340 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.

*5. 14,702 *15,501 Around 40 Kenja no Isekai Seikatsu Nikki Vol.8
aka アラフォー賢者の異世界生活日記
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/arafoo-kenja-no-isekai-seikatsu-nikki/
No English license for the light novels.

*4. 16,320 183,520 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

*3. 17,701 *35,254 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.

*2. 22,418 *23,581 Hidan no Aria Vol.30
aka 緋弾のアリア
aka Aria the Scarlet Ammo
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/hidan-no-aria/
No active license for the light novels.

*1. 28,313 *29,394 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu Vol.18
aka Re:ゼロから始める異世界生活
aka Re:Zero Starting Life in Another World
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/rezero-kara-hajimeru-isekai-seikatsu/
Licensed for English release by Yen On. Volume 9 will be released February 19, 2019
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List based on posting from My Anime List – https://myanimelist.net/news/56660087

 

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