Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of September 3-9, 2018


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Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of September 3-9, 2018.
There’s a new series hitting the Top 10 this week, which I always find fun. It shares a bond with a previous series that has regularly visited the Top 10 Light Novel List.
Sorry it’s getting posted later than usual. But hey, better late than never, right?

10. *3,500 *10,134 Kaifuku Jutsushi Yarinaoshi: Sokushi Mahou to Skill Copy no Chouetsu Heal Vol.4
aka The Redo of a Healing Magician ~ Transcendental Healing of Instant Death Magic and Skill Copying
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/kaifuku-jutsushi-no-yarinaoshi-sokushi-mahou-to-skill-copy-no-choetsu-heal/
No English License. Was #1 in Bookwalker’s Next Big Light Novel Poll

 

*9. *3,564 **3,564 Nanatsu no Maken ga Shihai suru
New Series! Same author as Alderamin of the Sky

 

*8. *3,941 **3,941 Oushuu Youitan Vol.19
No English license.

 

*7. *4,009 *12,562 Seirei Gensouki Vol.11
aka Seirei Gensouki Spirit Chronicles
https://j-novel.club/s/seirei-gensouki-spirit-chronicles
Licensed for English release by J-Novel Club. Volume 1 released August 28, 2018

 

*6. *4,102 *32,269 Hidan no Aria Vol.29
https://myanimelist.net/manga/12297/
http://www.novelupdates.com/series/hidan-no-aria/
aka Aria the Scarlet Ammo
The light novel looks to have been licensed by a company called Digital Manga Group, but only the 1st 2 volumes are available vie eBook with volume 2 released May 29, 2014

 

*5. *4,732 136,829 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

 

*4. *8,375 **8,375 Kyoukaisenjou no Horizon (XI B) Vol.28
aka Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/kyoukai-senjou-no-horizon/
No English License
Had 2 13 episode anime seasons, which aired in 2011 & 2012

 

*3. 10,365 *10,365 Hataraku Maou-sama! Vol.19
aka The Devil is a Part-Timer!
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/hataraku-maou-sama/
Licensed for English release by Yen On. Volume 11 released August 21, 2018.
13 episode anime aired April-June 2013 & covered volumes 1-2

 

*2. 18,005 *18,005 Natsume no Yuujinchou: Utsusemi ni Musubu
aka Natsume’s Book of Friends
https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=9419
The manga is licensed for English release by Viz. 74 episode anime, streaming on Crunchyroll

 

*1. 23,937 *23,937 Accel World Vol.23
https://www.novelupdates.com/series/accel-world/
Licensed for English release by Yen On. Volume 15 releases Sept 18, 2018.
24 episode anime (+2 OVAs) Licensed for English release by Viz. Adapted volumes 1-4 of the light novels. A feature film was also released, and was an original story by novelist Reki Kawahara.

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