JAPANESE TITLE: 本好きの下剋上 ～司書になるためには手段を選んでいられません～ — “Honzuki no Gekokujou: Shisho ni Naru Tame ni wa Shudan wo Erandeiraremasen”
AUTHOR: Miya Kazuki — 香月 美夜
ILLUSTRATOR: You Shiina — 椎名 優
PUBLISHER (English): J-Novel Club
RELEASE DATE (English): May 20, 2019 (eBook) September 3, 2019 (paperback)
SYNOPSIS: A certain college girl who’s loved books ever since she was a little girl dies in an accident and is reborn in another world she knows nothing about. She is now Myne, the sickly five-year-old daughter of a poor soldier. To make things worse, the world she’s been reborn in has a very low literacy rate and books mostly don’t exist. She’d have to pay an enormous amount of money to buy one. Myne resolves herself: If there aren’t any books, she’ll just have to make them! Her goal is to become a librarian. This story begins with her quest to make books so she can live surrounded by them! Dive into this biblio-fantasy written for book lovers and bookworms!
PUBLISHER (Japan): TO Books
RELEASE DATE (Japan): January 2015
VOLUMES RELEASED (Japan to Date): 22
ANIME SERIES: Yes. 2 Season 26 episodes.
MANGA: Yes. Published in English by J-Novel Club
In this video I’m talking about the light novel series making their debut during the month of March 2020.
There’s only 5 to discuss and J-Novel Club publishes 4 of them! That said, there’s a mix of Sci-Fi, Romance, and typical light novel zaniness!
In the video I cover: Crest of the Stars Collected Edition Volumes 1-3 (paperback)(ebook released earlier) Releasing March 03, 2020 — ISBN-13: 978-1718350700 Amazon: https://amzn.to/2FP35y6 BookDepository: http://bit.ly/32yAE24
The Invincible Shovel Volume 1 (ebook)(paperback will release in May) eBooks Releasing March 12, 2020 — ASIN: B084JFDBQW Amazon: https://amzn.to/2vS7QFr
Can Someone Please Explain What’s Going On? Volume 1 (ebook) Releasing March 16, 2020 — ASIN: B083QVVXDK Amazon: https://amzn.to/2TowN5a
JAPANESE TITLE: 弱キャラ友崎くん — “Jaku Chara Tomozaki-kun”
AUTHOR: Yuuki Yaku — 屋久ユウキ
PUBLISHER (English): Yen On (Yen Press)
TRANSLATOR: Winifred Bird
RELEASE DATE (English): July 30, 2019
Tomozaki is one of the best gamers in Japan, and in his opinion, the game of real life is one of the worst. No clear-cut rules for success, horribly balanced, and nothing makes sense. But then he meets a gamer who’s just as good as him, and she offers to teach him a few exploits…
PUBLISHER (Japan): Gagaga Bunko (Shogakukan)
RELEASE DATE (Japan): May 18, 2016
VOLUMES RELEASED (Japan to Date): 8
ANIME SERIES: Announced! Release date TBA
MANGA: Yes. Not Licensed
JAPANESE TITLE: 無職転生 ~異世界行ったら本気だす~ — “Mushoku Tensei -Isekai Ittara Honki Dasu-“
AUTHOR: Rifujin na Magonote
PUBLISHER (English): Seven Seas
TRANSLATOR: Kevin Frane, Paul Cuneo
RELEASE DATE (English): April 4, 2019
Just when an unemployed thirty-four-year-old otaku reaches a dead end in life and decides that it’s time to turn over a new leaf—he gets run over by a truck and dies! Shockingly, he finds himself reborn into an infant’s body in a strange new world of swords and magic. His new identity is Rudeus Grayrat, but he still retains the memories of his previous life. Follow Rudeus from infancy to adulthood, as he struggles to redeem himself in a wondrous yet dangerous world.
PUBLISHER (Japan): MF Books (Media Factory) RELEASE DATE (Japan): January 23, 2014 VOLUMES RELEASED (Japan to Date): 22 ANIME SERIES: Announced. Set to air sometime in 2020 MANGA: Yes. Available in English from Seven Seas – https://amzn.to/30QKzPK
Review of the light novel JK Haru is a Sex Worker in Another World: Summer by Ko Hiratori. Check it out on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/2TQLwGp Review is of the official English release from J-Novel Club
JAPANESE TITLE: JKハルは異世界で娼婦になったsummer “JK Haru wa Isekai de Shoufu ni Natta: Summer”
AUTHOR: Ko Hiratori
ILLUSTRATOR: J-ta Yamada
PUBLISHER (English): J-Novel Club
TRANSLATOR: Emily Balistrieri
RELEASE DATE (English):
PUBLISHER (Japan): N/A
RELEASE DATE (Japan): N/A
VOLUMES RELEASED (Japan to Date): 2
ANIME SERIES: None
MANGA: Yes. Not released in English
In this video I’m unboxing the season two boxset of the Monogatari light novels written by Nisioisin.
This set is from English publisher Vertical with brand new art by Monogatari series cover artist, Vofan.