Light Novel Notes (March 2016)

It’s about time I put together another one of these posts! Let’s start by looking over what light novels we’ve got now. Recent Releases In January, we had five new releases! Pandora Hearts: Caucus Race (vol 3), Strike the Blood (vol 2), The Isolator (vol 2), Kagerou Daze (vol 3), and Seraph of the End:… Read More Light Novel Notes (March 2016)

Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan (2015)

Another year has passed, and it’s time to take a look at the light novel series that have sold the most copies in Japan for 2015. Over the course of 2015, the top-selling light novels were: Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? — 1,220,217 The Irregular at Magic High School… Read More Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan (2015)

News: Yen Press Licenses The Irregular at Magic High School

Yen Press announced another light novel acquisition today on their Twitter feed: So we hope you'll share our excitement for the latest addition to the Yen On lineup! Coming this October…… [drum roll] — Yen Press (@yenpress) March 9, 2015 An Irregular at Magic High School! — Yen Press (@yenpress) March 9, 2015 The Irregular at… Read More News: Yen Press Licenses The Irregular at Magic High School

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: Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan (First Half 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. From… Read More News: Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan (First Half 2014)

News: Spring 2014 Anime Based on Light Novels

As is often the case, many anime airing this season in Japan are based on light novels. You can watch the following series for free on Crunchyroll, if they are available in your region: Black Bullet Chaika: The Coffin Princess If Her Flag Breaks The Irregular at Magic High School Nanana’s Buried Treasure No Game,… Read More News: Spring 2014 Anime Based on Light Novels