I’m a Behemoth, an S-Ranked Monster, but Mistaken for a Cat, I Live as an Elf Girl’s Pet

English Title: I’m a Behemoth, an S-Ranked Monster, but Mistaken for a Cat, I Live as an Elf Girl’s Pet Japanese Title: Sランクモンスターの≪ベヒーモス≫だけど、猫と間違われてエルフ娘の騎士(ペット)として暮らしてます — “S-Rank Monster no “Behemoth” dakedo, Neko to Machigawarete Elf Musume no Pet toshite Kurashitemasu” Author: Ginyoku Nozomi – 銀翼のぞみ Illustrator: Yanomitsuki – 夜ノみつき Translator: TBA Genre: Adventure, Ecchi, Isekai, Comedy Original… Read More I’m a Behemoth, an S-Ranked Monster, but Mistaken for a Cat, I Live as an Elf Girl’s Pet

Banished from the Hero’s Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside

English Title: Banished from the Hero’s Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside Japanese Title: 真の仲間じゃないと勇者のパーティーを追い出されたので、辺境でスローライフすることにしました — “Shin no Nakama ja Nai to Yuusha no Party wo Oidasareta node, Henkyou de Slow Life suru Koto ni Shimashita” Author: Zappon- ざっぽん Illustrator: Yasumo – やすも Translator: TBA Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Romance Original… Read More Banished from the Hero’s Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside

Adachi and Shimamura

English Title: Adachi and Shimamura Japanese Title: 安達としまむら — “Adachi to Shimamura” Author: Hitoma Iruma – 入間人間 Illustrator: Non – のん Translator: Molly Lee Genre: Yuri, Romance, Slice of Life Original Run: March 2013 – ongoing English Run: April 2020 (eBook) June 2020 (Print) – ongoing Japanese Publisher: Dengeki Bunko (ASCII Media Works) English Publisher:… Read More Adachi and Shimamura

Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear

English Title: Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear Japanese Title: くま クマ 熊 ベアー Author: Kumanano – くまなの Illustrator: 029 Translator: Jan Cash & Vincent Castaneda Genre: Comedy, Isekai, Video Game World, Adventure Original Run: May 2015 – ongoing English Run: March 2020 (eBook) May 2020 (Print) – ongoing Japanese Publisher: PASH! Books (Shufu to Seikatsusha) English Publisher: Seven Seas… Read More Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear

The Eminence in Shadow

English Title: The Eminence in Shadow Japanese Title: 陰の実力者になりたくて! — “Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute!” Author: Daisuke Aizawa – 逢沢大介 Illustrator: Touzai – 東西 Translator: Kristi Fernandez Genre: Isekai, Comedy, Action Original Run: November 2018 – ongoing English Run: June 2020 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: Enterbrain English Publisher: Yen On (Yen Press) Volumes in Japanese:… Read More The Eminence in Shadow

Penguindrum

English Title: Penguindrum Japanese Title: 輪るピングドラム — “Mawaru PENGUINDRUM” Author: Kunihiko Ikuhara, Kei Takahashi — 幾原邦彦, 高橋慶 Illustrator: Lily Hoshino — 星野リリイ Translator: TBA Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Supernatural Original Run: July 2011 – February 2012 English Run: May 2020 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: Gentosha Comics English Publisher: Seven Seas Volumes in Japanese: 3 (Complete) Volumes… Read More Penguindrum

May These Leaden Battlegrounds Leave No Trace

English Title: May These Leaden Battlegrounds Leave No Trace — *Note* was originally advertised as The Penetrated Battlefield Should Disappear Japanese Title: 撃ち抜かれた戦場は、そこで消えていろ — “Uchinukareta Senjou wa, Soko de Kieteiro” Author: Kei Uekawa — “上川 景 Illustrator: TEDDY /Mechanical Designs by Naohiro Washio Translator: Roman Lempert Genre: War, Fantasy Original Run: January 2019 – ongoing… Read More May These Leaden Battlegrounds Leave No Trace

I Had That Same Dream Again

English Title: I Had That Same Dream Again Japanese Title: また、同じ夢を見ていた — “Mata, Onaji Yume wo Mite ita” Author: Yoru Sumino — 住野よる Illustrator: N/A Translator: TBA Genre: Drama, Slice of Life Original Run: February 2016 (Novel, One-Shot) English Run: May 2020 Japanese Publisher: Futabasha (later re-released by Futaba Bunko) English Publisher: Seven Seas Volumes… Read More I Had That Same Dream Again

The Greatest Demon Lord Is Reborn as a Typical Nobody

English Title: The Greatest Demon Lord Is Reborn as a Typical Nobody Japanese Title: 史上最強の大魔王、村人Aに転生する — “Shijou Saikyou no Daimaou, Murabito A ni Tensei Suru” Author: Myojin Katou – 下等 妙人 Illustrator: Sao Mizuno – 水野早桜 Translator: Jessica Lange Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Harem Original Run: May 2018 – ongoing English Run: November 2019 – ongoing… Read More The Greatest Demon Lord Is Reborn as a Typical Nobody

High School Prodigies Have it Easy Even in Another World

English Title: High School Prodigies Have it Easy Even in Another World Japanese Title: 超人高校生たちは異世界でも余裕で生き抜くようです! — “Choujin Koukousei-tachi wa Isekai demo Yoyuu de Ikinuku you desu!” Author: Riku Misora — 海空 りく Illustrator: Sacraneco — さくらねこ Translator: Nathaniel Thrasher Genre: Isekai, Adventure Original Run: October 2015 – February 2020 English Run: May 2020 – ongoing… Read More High School Prodigies Have it Easy Even in Another World

The Extraordinary, the Ordinary, and SOAP!

English Title: The Extraordinary, the Ordinary, and SOAP! Japanese Title: 非凡・平凡・シャボン! — “Hibon, Heibon, Shabon!” Author: Nao Wakasa — 若桜なお Illustrator: ICA Translator: C. Steussy Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Comedy Original Run: September 2016 – December 2017 English Run: February 2020 (on J-Novel site. Ebook will release later) – ongoing Japanese Publisher: ArianRose (Frontier Works) English… Read More The Extraordinary, the Ordinary, and SOAP!

The Invincible Shovel

English Title: The Invincible Shovel Japanese Title: スコップ無双 「スコップ波動砲!」( `・ω・´)♂〓〓〓〓★(゜Д ゜ ;;;).:∴ドゴォォ — “Scoop Musou: “Scoop Hadouhou!” (`・ω・´)♂〓〓〓〓★(゜Д゜ ;;) .:∴ドゴォォ” Author: Tsuchise Yasohachi — つちせ八十八 Illustrator: Yuuki Hagure — 憂姫はぐれ Translator: Elliot Ryoga Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure, Ecchi Original Run: January 2019 – ongoing English Run: March 2020 (eBook) – ongoing Japanese Publisher: MF Bunko… Read More The Invincible Shovel

Interspecies Reviewers: Ecstasy Days

English Title: Interspecies Reviewers: Ecstasy Days Japanese Title: 異種族レビュアーズ えくすたしー・でいず — “Ishuzoku Reviewers: Ecstasy Days” Author: Tetsu Habara — 葉原鉄 — Based on the original work by Amahara Illustrator: W18 — Based on original designs by Masha Translator: TBA Genre: Ecchi, Monster Girls, Comedy Original Run: December 2018 (see note below regarding publishing status) English… Read More Interspecies Reviewers: Ecstasy Days

A Mysterious Job Called Oda Nobunaga

English Title: A Mysterious Job Called Oda Nobunaga Japanese Title: 織田信長という謎の職業が魔法剣士よりチートだったので、王国を作ることにしました — “Oda Nobunaga to Iu Nazo no Shokugyou ga Mahou Kenshi yori Cheat Datta node, Oukoku o Tsukuru Koto ni Shimashita” Author: Kisetsu Morita — 森田季節 Illustrator: Kaito Shibana — 柴乃 櫂人 Translator: TBA Genre: Fantasy, Kingdom Building Original Run: July 2017 – March… Read More A Mysterious Job Called Oda Nobunaga

The Tales of Marielle Clarac

English Title: The Tales of Marielle Clarac Japanese Title: マリエル・クララックの婚約 — “Marieru kurarakku no konyaku” Author: Haruka Momo — 桃 春花 Illustrator: Maro — まろ Translator: Philip Reuben Genre: Romance, Comedy Original Run: March 2017 – ongoing English Run: April 2020 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: Ichijinsha English Publisher: J-Novel Club Volumes in Japanese: 7 (In… Read More The Tales of Marielle Clarac

Bibliophile Princess

English Title: Bibliophile Princess Japanese Title: 虫かぶり姫 — “Mushikaburi-hime” Author: Yui — 由唯 Illustrator: Satsuki Sheena — 椎名咲月 Translator: Alyssa Niioka Genre: Shoujo, Romance, Original Run: July 2016 – ongoing English Run: March 2020 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: Ichijinsha Bunko Iris NEO (Ichijinsha) English Publisher: J-Novel Club Volumes in Japanese: 5 (Complete) Volumes in English:… Read More Bibliophile Princess

Bloom Into You: Regarding Saeki Sayaka

English Title: Bloom Into You: Regarding Saeki Sayaka Japanese Title: やがて君になる 佐伯沙弥香について — “Yagate Kimi ni Naru: Saeki Sayaka ni Tsuite” Author: Hitoma Iruma – 入間人間 Illustrator: Nakatani Nio – 仲谷 鳰 Translator: Jan Cash & Vincent Castaneda Genre: Drama, Slice of Life, Yuri Original Run: November 2018 – ongoing English Run: Month Year –… Read More Bloom Into You: Regarding Saeki Sayaka

Can Someone Please Explain What’s Going On?!

English Title: Can Someone Please Explain What’s Going On?! Japanese Title: 誰かこの状況を説明してください — “Dareka Kono Joukyou wo Setsumei Shite Kudasai! ~Keiyaku kara Hajimaru Wedding~” Author: Tsuredurebana — 徒然花 Illustrator: Rin Hagiwara — 萩原凛 Translator: Matthias Hirsh Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Shoujo Original Run: September 2013 – ongoing English Run: March 2020 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: ArianRose… Read More Can Someone Please Explain What’s Going On?!

Magic User: Reborn in Another World as a Max Level Wizard

English Title: Magic User: Reborn in Another World as a Max Level Wizard Japanese Title: マジックユーザー TRPGで育てた魔法使いは異世界でも最強だった — “Magic User: TRPG de Sodateta Mahoutsukai wa Isekai demo Saikyou Datta.” Author: Mikawa Souhei – 三河宗平 Illustrator: Ryota-H Translator: Jordan Rousey Genre: Isekai, Table-Top Gaming Original Run: March 2017 – ongoing? (last volume released October 2018) English… Read More Magic User: Reborn in Another World as a Max Level Wizard

I Refuse to be Your Enemy!

English Title: I Refuse to be Your Enemy! Japanese Title: 私は敵になりません! — “Translation” Author: Kanata Satsuki — “佐槻奏多” Illustrator: Mitsuya Fuji — “藤未都也” Translator: Molly Lee Genre: Fantasy, Romance Original Run: September 2015 – August 2017 English Run: February 2020 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: PASH! Books English Publisher: J-Novel Club Volumes in Japanese: 6 (Complete)… Read More I Refuse to be Your Enemy!

Outer Ragna

English Title: Outer Ragna Japanese Title: ゲーム実況による攻略と逆襲の異世界神戦記 — “Game Jikkyou ni yoru Kouryaku to Gyakushuu no Outer Ragna” Author: Kasugamaru — “かすがまる” Illustrator: NAMCOOo — “海鼠” Translator: Alexander Keller-Nelson Genre: Video Game, Action, Fantasy Original Run: November 2018 – ongoing English Run: February 2020 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: Legend Novels English Publisher: J-Novel Club Volumes… Read More Outer Ragna

Teogonia

English Title: Teogonia Japanese Title: 神統記 Author: Tsukasa Tanimai — “谷舞 司” Illustrator: Kouichiro Kawano — “河野紘一郎” Translator: Shaun Cook Genre: Fantasy, Reincarnation, Action Original Run: March 2018 – ongoing English Run: February 2020 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: PASH! Books English Publisher: J-Novel Club Volumes in Japanese: 3 (In Progress) Volumes in English: 3 (In… Read More Teogonia

Isekai Rebuilding Project

English Title: Isekai Rebuilding Project Japanese Title: 異世界再建計画 — “Isekai Saiken Keikaku” Author: Yukika Minamino — “南野 雪花” Illustrator: Kotokan Translator: Adam Seacord Genre: Isekai, Diplomacy, Satire Original Run: March 2019 – ongoing English Run: February 2020 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: Legend Novels English Publisher: J-Novel Club Volumes in Japanese: 2 (In Progress) Volumes in… Read More Isekai Rebuilding Project

The World’s Least Interesting Master Swordsman

English Title: The World’s Least Interesting Master Swordsman Japanese Title: 地味な剣聖はそれでも最強です — “Jimi na Kensei wa Soredemo Saikyou desu” Author: Rokurou Akashi — “明石六郎” Illustrator: Shiso — “しらこみそ” Translator: Noboru Akimoto Genre: Isekai, Action Original Run: May 2018 – ongoing English Run: February 2020 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: PASH! Books English Publisher: J-Novel Club Volumes… Read More The World’s Least Interesting Master Swordsman

By the Grace of the Gods

English Title: By the Grace of the Gods Japanese Title: 神達に拾われた男 — “Kami-tachi ni Hirowareta Otoko” Author: Roy Illustrator: Ririnra — “りりんら” Translator: Mana Z. Genre: Fantasy, Adventure Original Run: September 2017 – ongoing English Run: February 2020 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: HJ Novels (Hobby Japan) English Publisher: J-Novel Club Volumes in Japanese: 10 (In… Read More By the Grace of the Gods

Of Dragons and Fae: Is a Fairy Tale Ending Possible for the Princess’s Hairstylist?

English Title: Of Dragons and Fae: Is a Fairy Tale Ending Possible for the Princess’s Hairstylist? Japanese Title: 髪結師は竜の番になりました(やっぱり間違いだったようです) — “Kamiyuishi wa Ryuu no Tsugai ni Narimashita (Yappari Machigai Datta Sou Desu)” Author: Tsukasa Mikuni — “三国司” Illustrator: Yukikana (English Edition) — Aoi Fuyuko (Japanese Edition) Translator: Molly Lee Genre: Fantasy, Romance Original Run: June… Read More Of Dragons and Fae: Is a Fairy Tale Ending Possible for the Princess’s Hairstylist?

The Misfortune Devouring Witch is Actually a Vampire?!

English Title: The Misfortune Devouring Witch is Actually a Vampire Japanese Title: 意地っ張りな魔女殿へ — “Ijippari na Majo Dono e” Author: Kiiro Himawari — “向日葵きいろ” Illustrator: Kibiura — “きびうら” Translator: Amber Tamosaitis Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Shoujo Original Run: February 2018 – April 2018 English Run: January 2020 Japanese Publisher: N/A English Publisher: Cross Infinite World Volumes… Read More The Misfortune Devouring Witch is Actually a Vampire?!

At Night I Become a Monster

English Title: At Night I Become a Monster Japanese Title: よるのばけもの — “Yoru no Bakemono” Author: Yoru Sumino — “住野よる” Translator: Diana Taylor Genre: Drama, Supernatural Original Run: December 2016 English Run: January 2020 (eBook), April 2020 (print) Japanese Publisher: Futabasha (2016), Futaba Bunko (2019) English Publisher: Seven Seas Volumes in Japanese: 1 (Complete) Volumes… Read More At Night I Become a Monster

Her Majesty’s Swarm

English Title: Her Majesty’s Swarm Japanese Title: 女王陛下の異世界戦略 — “Joou Heika no Isekai Senryaku” Author: 616th Special Information Battalion– “第616特別情報大隊” Illustrator: Eiri Iwamoto — “巖本英利” Translator: ZackZeal Genre: Isekai, Kingdom Building, Monsters Original Run: October 2018 – ongoing English Run: January 2020 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: Legend Novels (Kodansha) English Publisher: J-Novel Club Volumes in… Read More Her Majesty’s Swarm

Kobold King

English Title: Kobold King Japanese Title: コボルドキング Author: Syousa. Illustrator: sime Translator: Fatuma Muhamed Genre: Fantasy, Town Management Original Run: January 2019 – ongoing English Run: January 2020 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: Legend Novels (Kodansha) English Publisher: J-Novel Club Volumes in Japanese: 2 (In Progress) Volumes in English: 1 (In Progress) Average Price Per Volume:… Read More Kobold King

The Underdog of the Eight Greater Tribes

English Title: The Underdog of the Eight Greater Tribes Japanese Title: 八大種族の最弱血統者 — “Translation” Author: Washiro Fujiki — “藤木わしろ” Illustrator: Yu Kodama — “児玉酉” Translator: Roy Nukia Genre: Fantasy, Action Original Run: July 2019 – ongoing English Run: January 2020 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: HJ Bunko (Hobby Japan) English Publisher: J-Novel Club Volumes in Japanese:… Read More The Underdog of the Eight Greater Tribes

The Economics of Prophecy

English Title: The Economics of Prophecy Japanese Title: 予言の経済学 — “Yogen no Keizaigaku” Author: Norafukurou — “のらふくろう” Illustrator: Rei Shichiwa — “七和禮” Translator: Hikoki Genre: Isekai, Fantasy Original Run: November 2018 – ongoing English Run: January 2020 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: Legend Novels (Kodansha) English Publisher: J-Novel Club Volumes in Japanese: 2 (In Progress) Volumes… Read More The Economics of Prophecy

Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina

English Title: Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina Japanese Title: 魔女の旅々 — “Majo no Tabitabi” Author: Jougi Shiraishi — “白石定規” Illustrator: Azure — “あずーる” Translator: Nicole Wilder Genre: Fantasy, Adventure Original Run: April 2016 – ongoing English Run: January 2020 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: GA Novel (Softbank Creative) English Publisher: Yen On (Yen Press) Volumes… Read More Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina

The Holy Knight’s Dark Road

English Title: The Holy Knight’s Dark Road Japanese Title: 聖なる騎士の暗黒道 — “Seinaru Kishi no Ankokudou” Author: Yusaku Sakaishi — “坂石遊作” Illustrator: Heiro — “へいろー” Translator: David Teng Genre: Fantasy, Comedy Original Run: March 2019 – ongoing English Run: December 2019 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: HJ Bunko (Hobby Japan) English Publisher: J-Novel Club Volumes in Japanese:… Read More The Holy Knight’s Dark Road

Review: Ascendance of a Bookworm – Pt 2: Apprentice Shrine Maiden (Vol 1)

After surviving her baptism, and discovering an available library within the temple walls, Myne is starting her days as an apprentice shrine maiden. After a generous donation and some accidental strong-arming, the reincarnated young girl is hoping for some quality time with her beloved books—but little does she realise how difficult it will be for… Read More Review: Ascendance of a Bookworm – Pt 2: Apprentice Shrine Maiden (Vol 1)

You Call That Service?

English Title: You Call That Service? Japanese Title: お前のご奉仕はその程度か? — “Omae no Gohoushi wa Sono Teido ka?” Author: Kisetsu Morita — “森田季節” Illustrator: Hiroki Ozaki — “尾崎弘宜” Translator: Jasmine Bernhardt Genre: Comedy, Fantasy Original Run: July 2011 – October 2013 English Run: December 2019 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: GA Bunko (SOFTBANK Creative) English Publisher: Yen… Read More You Call That Service?

Chivalry of a Failed Knight

English Title: Chivalry of a Failed Knight Japanese Title: 落第騎士の英雄譚 — “Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry” Author: Riku Misora — “海空 りく” Illustrator: Won — “をん” Translator: Benjamin Daughety Genre: Action, Fantasy Original Run: July 2013 – ongoing English Run: November 2019 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: GA Bunko (SOFTBANK Creative) English Publisher: Sol Press Volumes in… Read More Chivalry of a Failed Knight

Demon Lord, Retry!

English Title: Demon Lord, Retry! Japanese Title: 魔王様、リトライ! — “Maou-sama, Retry!” Author: Kurone Kanzaki — 神埼黒音 Illustrator: Makoto Iino — 飯野まこと Translator: Adam Seacord Genre: Isekai, Fantasy Original Run: October 2018 – ongoing English Run: November 2019 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: M Novels (Futabasha) English Publisher: J-Novel Club Volumes in Japanese: 7 (In Progress) Volumes… Read More Demon Lord, Retry!

Altina the Sword Princess

English Title: Altina the Sword Princess Japanese Title: 覇剣の皇姫アルティーナ — “Haken no Kouki Altina” Author: Yukiya Murasaki — むらさきゆきや Illustrator: himesuz Translator: Roy Nukia Genre: Fantasy, Adventure Original Run: October 2012 – ongoing English Run: November 2019 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: Famitsu Bunko (Enterbrain) English Publisher: J-Novel Club Volumes in Japanese: 15 (In Progress) Volumes… Read More Altina the Sword Princess

Suppose a Kid From the Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town

English Title: Suppose a Kid From the Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town Japanese Title: たとえばラストダンジョン前の村の少年が序盤の街で暮らすような物語 — “Tatoeba Last Dungeon Mar no Mura no Shounen ga Joban no Machi Kurasu Youna Monogatari” Author: Toshio Satou — サトウとシオ Illustrator: Nao Watanuki — 和狸ナオ Translator: Andrew Cunningham Genre: Fantasy, Comedy Original Run: February 2017 – ongoing… Read More Suppose a Kid From the Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town

Tentai Books Licenses Turning the Tables on the Seatmate Killer

Today on their Twitch stream, Tentai Books announced their latest acquisition, Turning the Tables on the Seatmate Killer… Read More Tentai Books Licenses Turning the Tables on the Seatmate Killer

J-Novel Club Announces the Acquisition of Six New Titles at April 2021 Livestream!

J-Novel Club LLC is ecstatic to announce the acquisition of multiple new titles following their latest announcement livestream held on April 2, 2021, on Twitch. The light novel titles will have a digital launch immediately with the two manga series coming soon to the J-Novel Club website.… Read More J-Novel Club Announces the Acquisition of Six New Titles at April 2021 Livestream!