J-Novel Club has added two new light novel series to its lineup:
- Demon King Daimaou — by Shoutarou Mizuki (with art by Souichi Itou)
- Infinite Dendrogram — by Sakon Kaidou (with art by Taiki)
Demon King Daimaou is a completed series in Japan with 13 volumes, which ran from 2008 to 2014. It was published by HJ Bunko (Hobby Japan). There was a 12-episode anime adaptation in 2010, which you can find streaming on Crunchyroll.
Infinite Dendrogram is a newer series, starting in 2016 in Japan. So far there are 3 volumes, also published by HJ Bunko.
Demon King Daimaou Synopsis:
Far in the future, Japan has become a land ruled by magic and those who wield it. Akuto Sai arrives at Constant Magical Academy—the most prestigious magic school in the world—for his first year of high school. The only student to pass the Academy’s intense entrance exam, he has his sights set on become a High Priest, the most powerful and virtuous magician in the land. However, when he arrives at the Academy, his future occupation is prophesied to be… The Demon King?! Now Akuto is the number one target on campus, and he must navigate his way with the help of his friends—a troublesome delinquent, a beautiful observer android, an honor-bound class representative, and a mysterious girl from his past—through the seedy underbelly of the world’s premier magic academy.
Infinite Dendrogram Synopsis:
In the year 2043, Infinite Dendrogram, the world’s first successful full-dive VRMMO was released. In addition to its ability to perfectly simulate the five senses, along with its many other amazing features, the game promised to offer players a world full of infinite possibilities. Nearly two years later, soon-to-be college freshman, Reiji Mukudori, is finally able to buy a copy of the game and start playing. With some help from his experienced older brother, Shu, and his partner Embryo, Reiji embarks on an adventure into the world of Infinite Dendrogram. Just what will he discover and encounter in this game world known for its incredible realism and infinite possibilities?
As is the case for all of J-Novel Club’s titles, you can read the first part of these light novels for free. If you are interested in reading more as they are translated from week to week, there are two subscription models available. The premium model will give you the added benefit of downloading a full ebook each month. Be sure to give the site a good look, if you haven’t yet!
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These guys have picked up multiple great books recently. They’ve really stepped up their game.