top 10 light novels in japan for the week of august 20-26 2018

Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of August 20-26, 2018

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Here are the Top 10 Light Novels in Japan for the week of August 20-26, 2018
Five new titles on the list this week, including a new #1!

10. *5,656 *45,110 Ryuuou no Oshigoto! Vol.9
aka The Ryuo’s Work is Never Done
licensed in English by Bookwalker (exclusive to them, in eBook format only) Volume 4 released July 17, 2018
12 episode anime streamed on Crunchyroll. According to several of you, the anime covered the first 5 volumes

*9. *5,944 113,569 Mirai no Mirai (Kadokawa Bunko)
aka Mirai of the Future
The LN adaptation is licensed by Yen On and will release October 30th
Novelization of the upcoming anime film – released July 20, 2018
Same director as The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars, Wolf Children, and The Boy and the Beast.

*8. *5,950 *10,158 Date A Live Fragments: Date A Bullet Vol.4
No English license for the main series or this spin-off

*7. *6,120 *42,752 Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Vol.8
Licensed for English release by Yen On. Volume 2 releases September 18, 2018.
The series is written by Keiichi Sigsawa who is the author of Kino’s Journey.
12 episode anime streamed on Crunchyroll. Covered volume 1-3

*6. *6,363 **6,363 Toaru Ossan no VRMMO Katsudouki Vol.16
aka A Certain Middle-Aged Man’s VRMMO Activity Log
No English license

*5. *7,144 *41,880 Tenshi-tachi no Kagai Katsudou Vol.6
aka Angel’s Extracurricular Activities
No English License

*4. *8,678 **8,678 Hachi-nan tte, Sore wa Nai desho! Vol.14
No English License.

*3. 13,986 *13,986 Hidan no Aria Vol.29

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

*2. 14,745 124,041 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Vol.26
aka The Irregular at Magic High School
Licensed by Yen On. Volume 9 releasing September 18, 2018
26 episode Anime covered volume 1-7 excluding volume 5. Available on Crunchyroll

*1. 18,984 *31,952 Date A Live Vol.19
No English license
22 +2 OVA episode anime series. Licensed for NA release by Funimation. The anime covered volume 1-7 of the light novel series.