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.

Pic Title Genre
Accel World Virtual Reality
Akaoni: Contract with a Vampire Fantasy (Romance)
Another Horror, Completed
Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest Isekai (Harem)
The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water Magic School
Baccano! Adventure
Black Bullet Action (Sci-fi)
Bluesteel Blasphemer Isekai (Reincarnation)
Book Girl Drama (Mystery), Completed
Brave Chronicle Magic School, Completed
A Certain Magical Index Urban Fantasy
Clockwork Planet Fantasy (Gearpunk)
The Combat Baker and Automaton Waitress Fantasy
Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody Isekai (Harem)
Demon King Daimaou Magic School
The Devil is a Part-Timer! Comedy
The Disappearance of Hatsune Miku Drama (Sci-fi), Completed
Durarara!! Urban Fantasy
The Faraway Paladin Isekai (Reincarnation)
Goblin Slayer Fantasy
Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Isekai
Haruhi Suzumiya Fantasy (High School), Completed
How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom Isekai
If It’s for My Daughter, I’d Even Defeat a Demon Lord Fantasy
In Another World With My Smartphone Isekai (Harem)
Infinite Dendrogram Virtual Reality
Invaders of the Rokujouma!? Comedy (Harem)
The Irregular at Magic High School Magic School
I Saved Too Many Girls and Caused the Apocalypse Fantasy (Harem)
Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Fantasy
Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? On the Side: Sword Oratoria Fantasy
The Isolator Sci-fi, Latest Volume
Kagerou Daze Urban Fantasy
Kieli Fantasy (Romance), Completed
Kingdom Hearts Fantasy (Game)
Konosuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World! Comedy
Log Horizon Isekai (MMO Game)
Magical Girl Raising Project Fantasy (Death Game)
Mixed Bathing in an Alternate Dimension Isekai (Harem)
Monogatari Urban Fantasy
My Big Sister Lives in a Fantasy World Comedy
My Favorite Song: The Silver Siren Isekai (Romance)
My Little Sister Can Read Kanji Comedy
My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong as I Expected Drama (Romcom)
Naruto True Story Action, Completed
No Game No Life Fantasy (Harem)
Occultic;Nine Sci-fi (Mystery)
Overlord Isekai (MMO Game)
Pandora Hearts: Caucus Race Fantasy, Completed
Paying to Win in a VRMMO Virtual Reality
Psycome Comedy (Harem)
Re:Zero Isekai
The Rising of the Shield Hero Isekai
Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers Fantasy (Mystery)
Seraph of the End: Guren Ichinose: Catastrophe at Sixteen Action
The Seven Deadly Sins Action
Sound! Euphonium Drama (High School)
Spice and Wolf Fantasy
Strike the Blood Urban Fantasy
Sword Art Online Virtual Reality
Sword Art Online: Progressive Virtual Reality
Tokyo Ghoul Action, Completed
The Violet Knight Isekai
Your Lie in April: A Six-Person Etude Drama, Completed
Your Name Drama (Fantasy)
Zaregoto Mystery

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.