Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of January 14-20 2019


Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of January 14-20 2019

10. *4,484 **6,953 Tensai Ouji no Akaji Kokka Saiseijutsu Vol.3
aka 天才王子の赤字国家再生術
aka The Genius Prince’s Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt (Hey, How About Treason?)
Ranked 4th place on the New Work ranking in Kono Light Novel Ga Sugoi 2019
An English license for the light novels was recently announced by Yen On. Volume 1 is currently slated for August 2019

*9. *4,492 *13,967 Ookami to Koushinryou Vol.21
aka 狼と香辛料
aka Spice and Wolf
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/ookami-to-koushinryou/
Licensed for English release by Yen On. They have released up to volume 20 in English
Had 2 anime seasons. Season 1 covered volumes 1-2 & Season 2 covered volumes 5-6

*8. *4,973 **4,973 Ikinokori Renkinjutsushi wa Machi de Shizuka ni Kurashitai Vol.5
aka 生き残り錬金術師は街で静かに暮らしたい
aka The Survived Alchemist with a Dream of Quiet Town Life
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/the-last-surviving-alchemist-wants-to-live-quietly-in-the-city/
Licensed for English release by Yen On. The first volume will release later this year.
The manga is licensed by Yen Press

*7. *4,992 *20,928 Kumo desu ga, Nani ka? Vol.10
aka 蜘蛛ですが、なにか?
aka So I’m a Spider, So What?
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/kumo-desu-ga-nani-ka/
The light novels are licensed for English release by Yen On. Volume 5 is coming March19, 2019
The manga are licensed for English release by Yen Press
An Anime is currently in production

*6. *5,142 **5,142 Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Memory Records Vol.4
aka ロクでなし魔術講師と追想日誌
aka Memory Records of Bastard Magic Instructor
Spin-off of the series Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor
No License for the light novels
The manga of the main series is licensed by Seven Seas. They will be releasing the 6th volume in April 2019

*5. *5,583 207,054 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

*4. *6,153 **6,153 Sengoku Komachi Kuroutan Vol.10
aka 戦国小町苦労譚
aka Chronicles of The Hardships of Komachi in The Sengoku Era
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/chronicles-of-the-hardships-of-komachi-in-the-sengoku-era/
No English license for the light novel series

*3. *6,746 *30,634 Yakusoku no Neverland: Mama-tachi no Tsuisoukyoku
aka 約束のネバーランド ~ママたちの追想曲~
aka The Promised Neverland – Mama’s Reflection Song
No license for the light novels. This is the 2nd light novel volume based on the manga
The manga is licensed for English release by Viz.
An anime adaptation is currently airing.

*2. *9,206 *26,435 Eromanga-sensei Vol.11
aka エロマンガ先生
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/ero-manga-sensei/
No English license for the light novels
The manga is licensed for English release by Dark Horse Comics
Had a 12 episode anime which aired April-June 2017 + an OVA which just released.
The anime covered the first 3 volumes.

*1. 21,802 *32,166 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka Gaiden: Sword Oratoria Vol.11
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外伝 ソード・オラトリア
aka Is It Wrong to Try to Pick-Up Girls in a Dungeon On the Side Sword Oratoria
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/dungeon-ni-deai-o-motomeru-no-wa-machigatte-iru-darou-ka-gaiden-sword-oratoria/
Licensed for English release by Yen On. They will be releasing volume 8 February 19, 2019
Had a 12 episode anime series which covered volumes 1-4

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