List of Light Novels

Recent Light Novels

Below is a list of series that are currently releasing (bolded), or are recently-released standalones or completed series (marked “Completed“). Titles marked “Latest Volume” are caught up with the newest release in Japan. Scroll down further for a list of older light novels.

[P] = paperback, [H] = hardcover, [D] = digital, [PS] = paperback soon (a later release than digital)

Pic Title Genre
Accel World Virtual Reality
[P] [D]
Akaoni: Contract with a Vampire Fantasy (Romance)
[D]
Another Horror, Completed
[H] [D]
Ao Oni Horror (Game)
[D]
Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest Isekai (Harem)
[P] [D]
The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water Magic School
[P] [D]
Baccano! Adventure
[H] [D]
Battle Divas Fantasy (Harem)
[D]
Black Bullet Action (Sci-fi), Latest Volume [P] [D]
Bluesteel Blasphemer Isekai (Reincarnation), Completed [D]
Boogiepop Thriller (Urban Fantasy)
[P] [D]
Book Girl Drama (Mystery), Completed [P] [D]
A Certain Magical Index Urban Fantasy
[P] [D]
Clockwork Planet Fantasy (Gearpunk)
[P] [D]
The Combat Baker and Automaton Waitress Fantasy
[D]
Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody Isekai (MMO Game)
[P] [D]
Demon King Daimaou Magic School (Harem)
[D]
The Devil is a Part-Timer! Comedy (Fantasy)
[P] [D]
Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?! Isekai (Comedy)
[D] [PS]
Durarara!! Urban Fantasy
[P] [D]
The Empty Box and Zeroth Maria Fantasy (High School)
[P] [D]
The Faraway Paladin Isekai (Reincarnation), Latest Volume [D]
Goblin Slayer Fantasy
[P] [D]
Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Isekai
[P] [D]
Haruhi Suzumiya Fantasy (High School), Completed [H] [P] [D]
How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom Isekai
[D] [PS]
How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord Isekai (Harem)
[D]
I Became the Secretary of a Hero! Isekai
[D]
If It’s for My Daughter, I’d Even Defeat a Demon Lord Fantasy
[D]
In Another World With My Smartphone Isekai (Harem)
[D]
Infinite Dendrogram Virtual Reality
[D]
Infinite Stratos Mecha (Harem)
[D]
Invaders of the Rokujouma!? Comedy (Harem)
[D]
The Irregular at Magic High School Magic School
[P] [D]
I Saved Too Many Girls and Caused the Apocalypse Fantasy (Harem)
[D]
Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Fantasy
[P] [D]
Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? On the Side: Sword Oratoria Fantasy
[P] [D]
The Isolator Sci-fi
[H] [D]
I’ve Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level Isekai
[P] [D]
Juni Taisen: Zodiac Wars Survival Game
[H] [D]
Kagerou Daze Urban Fantasy, Latest Volume [P] [D]
Kieli Fantasy (Romance), Completed [P] [D]
Kingdom Hearts Fantasy (Game)
[P] [D]
Konosuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World! Isekai (Comedy)
[P] [D]
Log Horizon Isekai (MMO Game), Latest Volume [P]
Magical Girl Raising Project Fantasy (Survival Game)
[P] [D]
The Magic in This Other World is Too Far Behind! Isekai
[D]
Master of Ragnarok and Blesser of Einherjar Isekai (Harem)
[D]
Me, a Genius? Isekai (Comedy)
[D]
Mia and the Forbidden Medicine Report Magic School, Completed
[D]
Mikagura School Suite Fantasy (High School)
[P]
Mixed Bathing in Another Dimension Isekai (Harem), Latest Volume [D]
Monogatari Urban Fantasy
[P]
Monster Girl Doctor Fantasy (Harem)
[P] [D]
My Big Sister Lives in a Fantasy World Comedy, Completed
[D]
My Favorite Song: The Silver Siren Isekai (Romance)
[D]
My Little Sister Can Read Kanji Comedy
[D]
My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong as I Expected Drama (Romcom)
[P]
[New Life+] Young Again in Another World Isekai (Harem)
[D]
No Game No Life Fantasy (Harem)
[P] [D]
Obsessions of an Otome Gamer Isekai (VN Game)
[D]
Occultic;Nine Sci-fi (Mystery), Latest Volume [P] [D]
Outbreak Company Isekai (Comedy)
[D]
Overlord Isekai (MMO Game)
[H] [D]
Pandora Hearts: Caucus Race Fantasy, Completed
[P] [D]
Paying to Win in a VRMMO Virtual Reality, Completed
[D]
Psycome Comedy (Harem), Completed [P] [D]
Reborn as a Vending Machine, I Now Wander the Dungeon Isekai (Comedy)
[P] [D]
Record of Lodoss War Fantasy
[H] [D]
Re:Zero Isekai
[P] [D]
The Rising of the Shield Hero Isekai (Harem)
[P] [D]
Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers Fantasy (Mystery)
[P]
The Ryuo’s Work is Never Done! Comedy (Slice of Life)
[D]
The Saga of Tanya the Evil Isekai (Military)
[P] [D]
Seraph of the End: Guren Ichinose: Catastrophe at Sixteen Action
[P]
The Seven Deadly Sins Action
[P] [D]
So I’m a Spider, So What? Isekai (Reincarnation)
[P] [D]
Spice and Wolf Fantasy
[P] [D]
Strawberry Panic Yuri Romance, Completed
[P] [D]
Strike the Blood Urban Fantasy
[P] [D]
Strongest Gamer: Let’s Play in Another World Isekai (Comedy)
[D]
Sword Art Online Virtual Reality
[P] [D]
Sword Art Online: Progressive Virtual Reality, Latest Volume [P] [D]
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Isekai (Reincarnation)
[P] [D]
Tokyo Ghoul Action, Completed
[P] [D]
Toradora! Romcom
[P] [D]
Unwanted Undead Adventurer Fantasy
[D]
The Violet Knight Isekai
[D]
Walking My Second Path in Life Fantasy, Latest Volume
[D]
Wolf and Parchment: New Theory Spice and Wolf Fantasy
[P] [D]
Your Lie in April: A Six-Person Etude Drama, Completed
[P] [D]
Your Name Drama (Fantasy), Completed [H] [D]
Yume Nikki: I Am Not in Your Dream Surreal (Game), Completed [D]
Zaregoto Mystery
[P]

Older Light Novels

Below is a list of older series and standalones.

More Novels

Below is a list of other Japanese novels that have been translated into English, that may be of interest to light novel fans. Currently releasing series are bolded.