How is spring going for everyone? It’s time for a monthly roundup of light novel posts I’ve found–mostly reviews for now:
- AniTAY reviews Sword Art Online: Progressive volume 1.
- A Case Suitable for Treatment reviews DanMachi volume 2.
- Ian Wolf of Anime UK News reviews Log Horizon volume 1.
- The Supplementary Paper reviews reviews Kino’s Journey.
- Books are My Lovers reviews Kieli volume 1.
- Young Adult Book Guide looks at some new novel releases, including a couple light novels.
- Some progress for a couple fan translation projects I’ve been watching: Yume Nikki and Okobore Hime to Entaku no Kishi.
- There has been a new novel released by Haikasoru: Red Girls: The Legend of the Akakuchibas, by Kazuki Sakuraba. The name should sound familiar–she is the author of the Gosick light novel series. The book is available digitally and as a paperback.
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- Don’t forget there are more light novels releasing this month! On May 19th, A Certain Magical Index volume 3 will release, followed by Kagerou Daze volume 1 and the Attack on Titan: Kuklo Unbound omnibus on May 26th.
And one last piece of news… This May will mark the one-year anniversary for this website! Maybe I’ll come up with something fun to celebrate? (Feel free to give me ideas.)
4 thoughts on “News: Light Novel Articles (April 2015)”
Wow, never heard of Kieli before even though I actually searched somewhat for other English titles to pick up. There really needs to be more advertisement for light novels.
Kieli is a good one, and perhaps the most overlooked series from Yen Press. I reviewed the first volume here.
I saw the ping back. Thank you! You have a great site here for light novel resources! I will be referring here lots. I don’t typically read light novels but found myself recently sinking into them.
Thanks, ravenousbiblioworm! There are more light novels in English than most are aware of, so I think there’s something for most anyone at this point. Fans of YA especially should find picking up a light novel or two nice for a change of pace–they typically work with a different style and setting than English readers will be used to.