List of Light Novels Released in English

Yen Press have licensed:

Combatants will be dispatched / Sentouin, Hakenshimasu!
- Published in Japan under Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
- Series ongoing on 2 volumes. This isn't a series with a quick release schedule, as the author focuses more on their other series...
- ... which is one you might have heard of - this series is written by the same person as KonoSuba.
- As the title doesn't really show it, this is a series about a secret organisation trying to conquer a fantasy world. As you might expect from the author, it's primarily a comedy.
- Volume 1 scheduled for release in August.

The War Ends the World/Raises the World / Kimi to Boku no Saigo no Senjou, Arui wa Sekai ga Hajimaru Seisen
- Published in Japan under Fantasia Bunko
- Series ongoing on 6 volumes
- Written by Sazane Kei, one of those authors who has long done relatively well in Japan (his previous series, Sekai no Owari no Encore, being perhaps the most well known) but never quite successful enough to get any of the things that would get attention in the West.
- The English title is, incidentally, not a translation of the Japanese title, but a bit of English text on the cover.
- Volume 1 scheduled for release in August

The Genius Prince's Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt (Hey, How About Treason?) / Tensai Ouji no Akajikokusai Saiseijutsu ~Sou da, Baikoku Shiyou~
- Published in Japan under GA Bunko
- Series ongoing on 3 volumes. The author has in the past written generally fairly short series - with the 4th volume this will become his joint longest series to date.
 
This week's releases:
Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash level. 9: Here and Now, to Far, Far Away (physical release)
How Not to Summon a Demon Lord 1 (physical release)
How Not to Summon a Demon Lord 2 (physical release)
In Another World with My Smartphone 2 (physical release)
In Another World with My Smartphone 1 (physical release)
Boogiepop Omnibus vols 4-6
Toradora 4
Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles 3 (E-Book ONLY)
Classroom of the Elite 1 (E-Book ONLY)
My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! 2 (E-Book ONLY)
Cooking with Wild Game 1 (E-Book ONLY)
I Shall Survive Using Potions! 1 (E-Book ONLY)
 
This week's releases:
Lazy Dungeon Master 4 (E-Book ONLY)
The Combat Baker and Automaton Waitress 8 (E-Book ONLY)
How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom 8 (E-Book ONLY)
I Saved Too Many Girls and Caused the Apocalypse 12 (E-Book ONLY)
Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash level. 13 Heart, Open, A New Door (E-Book ONLY)
 
This week's releases:
My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong As I Expected 7
Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World- 9
The Empty Box and Zeroth Maria 5
Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Sword Oratoria 8
Woof Woof Story: I Told You To Turn Me Into A Pampered Pooch, Not Fenrir!
A Certain Magical Index 18
Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online 3: 2nd Squad Jam
An Archdemon's Dilemma: How to Love Your Elf Bride 4 (E-Book ONLY)
Ao Oni: Forever (E-Book ONLY)
Infinite Stratos 6 (E-Book ONLY)
Welcome to Japan, Ms. Elf! 1 (E-Book ONLY)
 
This week's releases:
5 Centimeters Per Second: One More Side
How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord 7 (E-Book ONLY)
Kokoro Connect 4: Michi Random (E-Book ONLY)
Der Werwolf: The Annals of Veight 03 -Unification of the South- (E-Book ONLY)
Invaders of the Rokujouma!? 19 (E-Book ONLY)
 
I hope you took advantage of it because it isn't happening again for a very long time.

This week's releases:
The Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar 6 (E-Book ONLY)
Amagi Brilliant Park 4 (E-Book ONLY)
In Another World With My Smartphone 13 (E-Book ONLY)
 
Vertical has licensed:

Seraph of the End: Guren Ichinose Resurrection at Nineteen/Owari no Seraph: Ichinose Guren, 19-sai no Resurrection
- A spinoff of Seraph of the End/Owari no Seraph, this series comes between the previously released Catastrophe at Sixteen and the main series.
- Written and illustrated by the same person as the prequel, and written by the writer of the manga.
- Originally published under Kodansha Lanove Bunko.
- Series ongoing in Japan at 2 volumes.
- Scheduled for release in December.

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J Novel club has licensed:

The Greatest Magicmaster's Retirement Plan / Saikyou Mahoushi no Inton Keikaku
- Published in Japan under HJ Bunko
- Series ongoing in Japan on 4 volumes
- Originally a webnovel serialised on Shousetsuka ni Narou
- The web novel is ongoing on 9 parts
- Parts 1-4 of volume 1 are available to read now

Campfire Cooking in Another World with My Absurd Skill / Tondemo Skill de Isekai Hourou Meshi
- Published in Japan under Overlap Novels
- Series ongoing in Japan on 6 volumes
- Originally a webnovel serialised on Shousetsuka ni Narou
- The web novel is ongoing on 441 chapters.
- This is a fairly successful series in Japan (it had the bestselling volume in 2018 of series that aren't aimed at girls, and without anime adaptations or English language releases) which has spun off manga, voice dramas and even a web browser game.
- Parts 1-4 of volume 1 are available to read now

Ascendance of a Bookworm / Honzuki no Gekokujou
- Published in Japan under TO Books
- Series ongoing in Japan on 18 volumes (plus a gaiden)
- Originally a webnovel serialised on Shousetsuka ni Narou
- The web novel is completed with 5 parts (the 18 volumes so far cover up to part 4 of the web novel)
- Placed first in Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi!'s tankobon rankings in both 2018 and 2019
- Has an anime adaptation planned
- Parts 1-2 of volume 1 are available to read now
 
I hope that those of you who wanted to catch up have done so by now - we have 54 volumes coming up between now and the end of April - about one and a quarter a day on average.

This week's releases:
Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? 13
So I’m a Spider, So What? 5
WorldEnd: What do you do at the End of the World? Are you busy? Will you save us? 3
The Irregular at Magic High School 11: Visitor Arc III
The Rising of the Shield Hero 14 - delayed to 15th August
Magical Girl Raising Project 6: limited (II)
Didn't I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?! 5 (Physical release)
Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two-Hit Multi-Target Attacks? 2
The Asterisk War 09: Whispers of a Long Farewell
The Ancient Magus Bride: The Silver Yarn
Defeating the Demon Lord’s a Cinch (If You’ve Got a Ringer) 3
True Tenchi Muyo Vol. 3: Washu
Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep The Novel
Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: The Wayward Journey 4. Gather in my Forest, Wolves! (E-Book ONLY)
Demon King Daimao Act 10 (E-Book ONLY)
The Ryuo's Work Is Never Done 7 (E-Book ONLY)
 
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Demelza

Adventuring Alchemist
AUKN Staff
Not even close to being caught up...

I’ve bought the latest DanMachi and Durarara for this week. Will pick up Don’t You Love Your Mum (..) and the second Ancient Magus’ Bride LN at some point in the future...
 
J-Novel Club has license RESCUED:

Full Metal Panic!
- Series complete in Japan on 12 volumes
- This series was previously licensed for English release by Tokyopop, who released four volumes (covering the first 5 volumes in Japan) before they dropped out of the market and cancelled the series as a result.
- The series has had various manga and anime adaptations, and light novel, manga and anime spin-offs and side stories.
- Published in Japan under Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
- The series is being retranslated for this new release, and parts 1-4 of volume 1 are available to read now.
 
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