For the list this week, I combined the sales of a regular and special edition volume, which made it #1 on the list for the week. I think that’s a better representation of the sales, and it’s more fun to talk about 10 light novel series instead of only 9 😉
10. 3,529 Copies Sold Tensei Youjo wa Akiramenai
aka Reborn Little Girl Won’t Give Up
No license for the light novels
9. 3,895 Copies Sold – Yakusoku no Neverland: Mama-tachi no Tsuisoukyoku
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.
8. 5,311 Copies Sold – Shōsetsu eigadoraemon Nobita no getsumen tansa-ki
aka 小説 映画ドラえもん のび太の月面探査記
aka Doraemon the Movie 2019: Nobita’s Chronicle of the Moon Exploration
7. 5,555 Copies Sold Saijaku Muhai no Bahamut volume 17
aka Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle
No license for the light novels.
6. 5,756 Copies Sold – Hataraku maō-sama no meshi!
aka The Devil is a Part Timer Meshi
The main series is license for English release by Yen On
5. 5,998 Copies Sold Classroom of the Elite Volume 10
aka ようこそ実力至上主義の教室へ 10
Licensed for English release by Seven Seas. Volume 1 is available digitally & comes out in print May 7.
4. 9,151 Copies Sold – Kouka Koukyuu Monogatari Volume 9
aka 紅霞後宮物語 第九幕
aka The Red Sea Shrine Story Volume 9
No License for the series
3. 9,806 Copies Sold – Mazemonogatari (Mix Story)
2. (1.) 25,185 Copies Sold – Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei: Shiba Tatsuya Ansatsu Keikaku Vol.2
aka 魔法科高校の劣等生 司波達也暗殺計画 2
aka The Irregular at Magic High School Plan to Assassinate Tatsuya Shiba
Parent Series is licensed for English release by Yen On.
1. 2.) 22,052 + 6,475 = 28,527 Copies Sold (includes sales for both normal and special edition) Ryuuou no Oshigoto! Volume 10
aka The Ryuo’s Work is Never Done
aka りゅうおうのおしごと! 10
The light novels are released in English by Boowalker.