Log Horizon

Log Horizon

Log Horizon

English Title: Log Horizon
Japanese Title: ログ・ホライズン — “Log Horizon”
Author: Mamare Touno — 橙乃ままれ
Illustrator: Kazuhiro Hara — ハラカズヒロ
Translator: Taylor Engel
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Isekai (Video Game)
Original Run: March 2011 – ongoing
English Run: April 2015 – ongoing
Japanese Publisher: Enterbrain
English Publisher: Yen Press
Volumes in Japanese: 11 (In Progress)
Volumes in English: 10 (In Progress)
Average Price Per Volume: Paperback — $12

Synopsis: When thirty thousand Japanese gamers are suddenly trapped in the online game world of “Elder Tale,” a realm of swords and sorcery–that was, up until yesterday, very much a fantasy–is now their cold, hard reality. Severed from their everyday lives, they’re faced with fighting monsters, eating food with no flavor, and being unable to die?! Amid the chaos in “Elder Tale” Akihabara, veteran gamer Shiroe locates his old friend Naotsugu and teams up with the beautiful female assassin Akatsuki. Together they embark on an adventure to change the world as they know it!

Volume 1 — The Beginning of Another World
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Released April 21, 2015 — ISBN-13: 978-0316383059

Volume 2 — The Knights of Camelot
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Released July 21, 2015 — ISBN-13: 978-0316263818

Volume 3 — Game’s End: Part One
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Released November 17, 2015 — ISBN-13: 978-0316263849

Volume 4 — Game’s End: Part Two
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Released March 22, 2016 — ISBN-13: 978-0316263856

Volume 5 — A Sunday in Akiba
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Released July 19, 2016 — ISBN-13: 978-0316263863

Volume 6 — Lost Child of the Dawn
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Released November 15, 2016 — ISBN-13: 978-0316263870

Volume 7 — The Gold of the Kunie
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Released March 21, 2017 — ISBN-13: 978-0316263887

Volume 8 — The Larks Take Flight
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Released June 27, 2017 — ISBN-13: 978-0316470957

Volume 9 — Go East, Kanami!
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Released October 31, 2017 — ISBN-13: 978-0316470971

Volume 10 — Homesteading the Noosphere
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Released February 27, 2018 — ISBN-13: 978-0316471053

Reviews of Log Horizon
AniTay: Vol 1Vol 2Vol 3Vol 4
Fandom Post: Vol 1Vol 2Vol 3Vol 4Vol 5Vol 6Vol 7Vol 8Vol 9
Suitable for Treatment: Vol 1Vol 2Vol 3Vol 4Vol 5Vol 6Vol 7Vol 8Vol 9Vol 10

Illustrations Sampler

Anime Adaptation
Season 1 — MAL Entry — 25 episodes — Aired October 2013 – March 2014
Season 2 — MAL Entry — 25 episodes — Aired October 2014 – March 2015
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Note: Volumes 1 to 5 were adapted in the first season, followed by volumes 6 to 10 in the second season.

Related Manga
Log HorizonMAL Entry — 1 volume — Published May 2013 – June 2013 (English release by Yen Press)
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Log Horizon: The West Wind Brigade — 11 volumes — MAL Entry — Published July 2013 – March 2018 (English releases by Yen Press)
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4 responses to “Log Horizon

  1. Thanks for such a great resource! I’ve been searching for months for light novel in a digital book format that I could read on my kindle, and all I’ve been able to find are the manga versions. I’ve come to understand that yen on only publishes the manga in America under yen press and I’d rather pay for them than read pirated versions. Does anyone know why Japanese light novels aren’t available in America digitally? It seems like a no brainier to me. They could be sold for 5-10 dollars and they’d make a killing. I’d have spent hundreds already lol.

    If anyone knows about if or when they’ll start releasing Log Horizon or SAO on id love to know.

    Thanks again!

    • I have an “ebook available” tag for all light novels that have a digital version officially available in English — feel free to check that out to see what titles are included so far. Log Horizon is print-only at the moment, but that may change one day. I imagine Yen Press would like to get the digital rights for all the titles they localize, but this might not be a simple matter. But some titles such as Sword Art Online started out as print-only, but now it looks like some volumes are getting ebook releases. Perhaps in time this will happen with Log Horizon as well.

      • Thanks Cho! I hope so as well. I know they’d make a lot more money in the digital realm than print, as manufacturing and shipping costs would be non-existent. There are so many I want to read but don’t have access to, and I’d rather not read a pirated copy.

        I appreciate your response, and very much appreciate your site.

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