No Game No Life

English Title: No Game No Life Japanese Title: ノーゲーム・ノーライフ — “No Game No Life” Author: Yuu Kamiya — 榎宮 祐 Illustrator: Yuu Kamiya — 榎宮 祐 Translator: Daniel Komen Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Isekai, Fantasy, Harem Original Run: April 2012 – ongoing English Run: April 2015 – ongoing Japanese Publisher: MF Bunko J (Media Factory) English Publisher: Yen… Read More No Game No Life

News: Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan (2014)

Though this site focuses on light novels in English, I feel it’s useful to take a look at what’s making waves in Japan every now and then. Series that are popular in Japan may become likely candidates for official releases in English, and it is interesting to note the trends within Japanese pop fiction. Over… Read More News: Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan (2014)

News: Light Novel Articles (December 2014)

It’s now 2015, but we have one more entry for light novel-themed blog posts from 2014 to cover. Here’s some links I can share from December: Have you read the Zaregoto books available in English? Here are brief reviews of Book 1: Kubikiri Cycle and Book 2: Kubishime Romanticist at Anime Vios. Geekout South-West has had some… Read More News: Light Novel Articles (December 2014)

News: Light Novel Articles (August 2014)

Another month has passed, and I’ve decided to put together another post of links to blog posts regarding light novels: The Stefan Keys Blog reviewed a one-shot light novel called Gekkou, which appears to be a mystery with a romance subplot. A review by Windborne was added for an action series called Itsuka Tenma no… Read More News: Light Novel Articles (August 2014)

News: Yen Press Licenses Log Horizon, Devil is a Part-Timer, NGNL, Pandora Hearts LNs

Yen Press has revealed yet another set of light novel licenses for their Yen On imprint. Titles to be released in 2015 will include Log Horizon (March 2015), The Devil is a Part-Timer! (April 2015), No Game No Life (April 2015), and Pandora Hearts: Caucus Race (May 2015). The announcement was made via this article on… Read More News: Yen Press Licenses Log Horizon, Devil is a Part-Timer, NGNL, Pandora Hearts LNs

News: Light Novel Articles (July 2014)

Every now and then (perhaps each month) I’d like to link some articles I know of that deal with light novels. Here are a few I’ve come across for July (or late June): Frog-kun of Fantastic Memes wrote about the potential of original English light novels, and gives a couple suggestions for reading. Zeroreq011 wrote a piece… Read More News: Light Novel Articles (July 2014)