Winter 2016 Anime Based on Light Novels

Here are the anime based on light novels that will be airing in Japan this season (with links to their English simulcasts — I will update as more are potentially announced). What shows are you going to watch this winter? Based on Light Novels: Durarara!!x2 (Part 3 of Season 2) — Crunchyroll Gate (Season 2) —… Read More Winter 2016 Anime Based on Light Novels

Review: Durarara!! (Vol 1)

For general information on this series: Durarara!! entry This review is for the first volume of Durarara!! by Ryohgo Narita. The English edition was released by Yen Press in July 2015. The second volume released in November 2015, and will be followed by the third in March 2016. The series is completed with thirteen volumes in Japan, but a sequel series titled Durarara!!… Read More Review: Durarara!! (Vol 1)

News: Five New Light Novels (November 2015)

Just a reminder that there’s been five new light novels released in English this month! I’ll make sure I update all the entries next chance I get. Naruto: Kakashi’s Story (paperback, ebook) Amazon — Barnes and Noble — Book Depository Accel World volume 5 (paperback) Amazon — Barnes and Noble — Book Depository A Certain Magical Index volume 5 (paperback)… Read More News: Five New Light Novels (November 2015)

Interview with LN Translator Stephen Paul

I had the special opportunity to send a few questions to Stephen Paul about what it’s like working as a translator for Yen On, the light novel imprint for Yen Press. The work that goes into bringing light novels to English-speakers is a topic I haven’t seen delved into much, so I think it’s great… Read More Interview with LN Translator Stephen Paul

LN Reading Program — August 24

It’s time to wrap up our summer reading! For the third and final week of this month’s LN reading program, we will discuss the final act of Durarara!! (volume 1) and The Witch’s House: Diary of Ellen. Durarara!! And our first volume concludes with everything ending happily ever after… sort of? It was a wild ride for the last few chapters, but overall… Read More LN Reading Program — August 24