Reincarnated as a Sword

Reincarnated as a Sword

English Title: Reincarnated as a Sword
Japanese Title: 転生したら剣でした — Tensei Shitara Kendeshita — “I Was a Sword When I Recinarnated” — “TenKen”
Author: Yuu Tanaka – 棚架ユウ
Illustrator: Llo – るろお
Translator: Mike Rachmat
Genre: Isekai, Reincarnation, Fantasy, Comedy
Original Run: July 2016 – ongoing
English Run: May 2019 – ongoing
Japanese Publisher: GC Novels (Micro Magazinesha)
English Publisher: Seven Seas
Volumes in Japanese: 9 (In Progress)
Volumes in English: 7 (In Progress)
Average Price Per Volume: Paperback $14 — Kindle $8 — Nook $8

Synopsis: A modern man is reborn into a fantasy world as a sword in this new isekai light novel series! Reincarnated as a sentient weapon with memories of his past life, but not his name, a magical sword saves a young beastgirl from a life of slavery. Fran, the cat-eared girl, becomes his wielder, and wants only to grow stronger, while the sword wants to know why he is here. Together, the strange duo’s journey has only just begun!

Volume 1
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eBook Released May 2, 2019 — ASIN: B07NW2WJKQ

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Paperback released August 6, 2019 — ISBN-13: 978-1642751413

Volume 2
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eBook Released June 27, 2019 — ASIN: B07QKVW6WG

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Paperback released September 24, 2019 — ISBN-13: 978-1642751420

Volume 3
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eBook Released August 22, 2019 — ASIN: B07TK6JXHB

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Paperback released November 19, 2019 — ISBN-13: 978-1642757248

Volume 4
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eBook Released December 5, 2019 — ASIN: B07ZJZKH1Q

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Paperback to release February 25, 2020 — ISBN-13: 978-1645051961

Volume 5
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eBook Releasing March 12, 2020 — ASIN: B081J62KND

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Paperback Releasing August 11, 2020 — ISBN-13: 978-1645054634

Volume 6
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(eBook) Released June 11, 2020 — ASIN: B0866GQLK9

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Paperback Releasing September 22, 2020 — ISBN-13: 978-1645057222

Volume 7
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eBook Releasing October 8, 2020 — ASIN: B08CS95RRN

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Paperback Releasing January 05, 2021 — ISBN-13: 978-1645058212

Reviews of Reincarnated as a Sword

  • English Light Novels (Haruka): Vol 1
  • Anime News Network: Vol 1
  • Justus R. Stone: Vol 1

Illustrations Sampler

Manga Adaptation

MAL Entry — (Japan) Published April 2017 – ongoing. (English publication by Seven Seas) Published December 2019 – ongoing. AmazonBook DepositoryRightStuf

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9 thoughts on “Reincarnated as a Sword

  1. […] Reincarnated as a Sword, Vol. 1 is the first volume to an isekai-fantasy light novel series where the protagonist is, as one would have guessed, reincarnated as a sword after a tragic end in their previous life. This series follows Teacher, the telepathic sword, and Fran, the sweet and cool-headed cat-girl on their adventures. It’s a story that strikes a decent balance between a light-hearted atmosphere and somewhat gory depictions of an adventurer’s/sword’s duties and purpose. Yuu Tanaka combines action-adventure and slice-of-life elements in a fantastical world to bring you a story of wonder and growth. And sprinkled within are illustrations by Llo: art that accents the charming nature of our characters and the detailed beauty that is the magical sword. […]

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