Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of November 19-25, 2018


Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of November 19-25, 2018.
Only two titles survive from last week’s list, and the top seller this week? Man, it crushes everyone!

10. *5,026 *80,966 Seishun Buta Yarou Series Vol.1
aka 青春ブタ野郎シリーズ
aka Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/seishun-buta-yarou-series/
No English License for the light novels
An anime adaptation is currently airing. It is set to cover volumes 1-5 of the series, while a film releasing in 2019 will adapt the final 2 volumes 6-7.

*9. *5,373 **5,373 The New Gate Vol.13
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/the-new-gate/
No English License

*8. *5,465 **5,465 Kidou Senshi Gundam NT
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/kidou-senshi-gundam-uc/
No English license for the Light Novel
Novel adaptation of the film of the same name. Which itself is based on the 11th volume of the Gundam Unicorn novel series.

*7. *8,026 *88,664 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Vol.15
aka この素晴らしい世界に祝福を!
aka Konosuba God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/kono-subarashii-sekai-ni-shukufuku-o/
Licensed for English release by Yen On. They will be releasing the 7th volume December 11, 2018
22 episode anime series covering volumes 1-4 available on Crunchyroll. A feature film is coming in 2019. Based on information available, it might cover volume 5.

*6. *8,607 **8,607 Toaru Ossan no VRMMO Katsudouki Vol.17
aka とあるおっさんのVRMMO活動記
aka A Certain Middle-Aged Man’s VRMMO Activity Log
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/a-certain-middle-aged-mans-vrmmo-activity-log/
No English license for the light novels

*5. 12,584 *12,584 Kami-tachi ni Hirowareta Otoko Vol.5
aka 神達に拾われた男
aka The Man Picked Up By the Gods
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/the-man-picked-up-by-the-gods-reboot/
No English license for the light novels.

*4. 16,455 101,154 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Vol.27
aka 魔法科高校の劣等生
aka The Irregular at Magic High School
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/mahouka-koukou-no-rettousei/
Licensed by Yen On. Volume 10 is being released December 18, 2018
26 episode Anime covered volume 1-7 excluding volume 5. Available on Crunchyroll

*3. 17,980 *17,980 Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata “FD” Vol.2
aka 冴えない彼女
Spin-Off of the series Saekano How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/saenai-heroine-no-sodatekata/
Appears to be short stories set within the main series’ timeline.
Original series is complete at 13 volumes.
No English license for the light novels.
The 8 volume manga adaptation has been released in English by Yen Press
25 episode anime aired January 2015-June 2017. A Film is set to release in 2019.

*2. 19,360 *19,360 Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records Vol.13
aka ロクでなし魔術講師と禁忌教典
aka Akashic Records of the Bastard Magical Instructor
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/akashic-records-of-the-bastard-magical-instructor/
No English license for the light novels.
The manga is licensed for English release by Seven Seas. Volume 5 released in November 2018.
Anime adaptation – 12 episodes covering the first 5 volumes. Licensed in NA by Funimation.

*1. 92,404 *92,404 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. Vol.13
aka やはり俺の青春ラブコメはまちがっている。
aka My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong as a I Expected
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/yahari-ore-no-seishun-love-come-wa-machigatte-iru/
26 episode anime covered volumes 1-11
Licensed for English release by Yen On. Volume 7 will release February 19, 2019

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