My Little Sister Can Read Kanji

(pictured: My Little Sister Can Read Kanji -- art by Halki Minamura)

My Little Sister Can Read Kanji

English Title: My Little Sister Can Read Kanji
Japanese Title: 僕の妹は漢字が読める — Boku no Imouto wa Kanji ga Yomeru
Author: Takashi Kajii
Illustrator: Halki Minamura
Translator: Samuel Pinansky
Genre: Comedy, Satire
Original Run: June 2011 – July 2012
English Run: December 2016 – ongoing
Japanese Publisher: HJ Bunko (Hobby Japan)
English Publisher: J-Novel Club
Volumes in Japanese: 5 (Completed)
Volumes in English: 3 (In Progress)
Average Price Per Volume: Kindle $7 — iBook $7 — Kobo $7
Note: Also available to read online through a J-Novel Club subscription. This series is currently digital-only.

Synopsis: The year is 2202, and Japan has become the land of moe. Aspiring author Gin Imose and his little sister Kuroha are traveling to TOKYO to meet with the world famous author, Gai Odaira. Kuroha is uninterested in his orthodox literary style, and amazingly is able to read ancient modern Japanese books written in kanji! This fateful encounter sets off a chain of events that could change the course of literary history! Could it be that, long ago, books could be about more than little sisters showing their panties and getting in compromising situations with their non-blood- related older brothers? Impossible! It’s hard to even imagine a Japan where everyone could read kanji and the Prime Minister was a 3D human being…

Volume 1
AmazoniBookJ-Novel ClubKobo
Released December 17, 2016 — ASIN: B01MEEX5DR

Volume 2
AmazoniBookJ-Novel ClubKobo
Released March 3, 2017 — ASIN: B01MT48UG8

Volume 3
Amazon — iBook — J-Novel ClubKobo
Released May 21, 2017 — ASIN: B06XFLDV4B

Reviews of My Little Sister Can Read Kanji

Manga Adaptation
MAL Entry (Japan Only) — 2 volumes — December 2011 – October 2012

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