List of Light Novels Released in English

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:
Skeleton Knight in Another World 1 (Physical release)
Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles 5 (E-Book ONLY)
Restaurant to Another World 2 (E-Book ONLY)
How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord 9 (E-Book ONLY)
Outbreak Company: The Power of Moe 9 (E-Book ONLY)
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:
Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World- 10
My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong as I Expected 7.5
The Empty Box and Zeroth Maria 6
Katanagatari 2
Bungo Stray Dogs 1: Osamu Dazai’s Entrance Exam (delayed to 9th July... My fault for trusting the word of a book store)
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Sword Oratoria 9
Accel World 18: The Black Dual Swordsman
The Asterisk War 10: Conquering Dragons and Knights
Woof Woof Story 2
A Certain Magical Index 19
Restaurant to Another World 1 (Physical release)
The Hero is Overpowered but Overly Cautious 1
Skeleton Knight in Another World 2 (E-Book ONLY)
Infinite Dendrogram 9 (E-Book ONLY)
I Saved Too Many Girls and Caused the (Little) Apocalypse 14 (E-Book ONLY)
In Another World with my Smartphone 15 (E-Book ONLY)
 
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Demelza

Adventuring Alchemist
AUKN Staff
I think Bungo has been delayed until next month, Yen moved it out of the June release section anyways.

I plan to pick up the DanMachi spin-off (and Bungo in the future), as well as Woof Woof story and The Hero is Overly cautious.
 

TiagoCosta

Magical Girl
My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong as I Expected 7.5 for me.

eventually Zeroth Maria, but I'm one volume behind on it.
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:
Koyomimonogatari part 1
Didn't I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?! 6 (Physical release)
Reincarnated as a Sword 2 (E-Book ONLY)
The Ryuo's Work is Never Done! 8 (E-Book ONLY)
An Archdemon's Dilemma: How to Love Your Elf Bride 6 (E-Book ONLY)
Cooking with Wild Game 3 (E-Book ONLY)
Side-By-Side Dreamers (E-Book ONLY)

Plus e-book rereleases for vols 1-7 and 7.5 of My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong as I Expected
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:
JK Haru is a Sex Worker in Another World (physical release)
Last and First Idol (physical release)
Infinite Stratos 8 (E-Book ONLY)
Kokoro Connect: Nise Random (E-Book ONLY)
Full Metal Panic 2 (E-Book ONLY)
Welcome to Japan, Ms Elf! 2 (E-Book ONLY)

As an aside, I've been making these posts in this thread every week (with a couple posted early because of not being available at the right time) for more than 3 years now... Yikes.
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
Yen Press have licensed:
I'm a "Behemoth", an S-Ranked Monster, but Mistaken for a Cat, I Live as an Elf Girl's Pet/S-Rank Monster no "Behemoth" Dakedo, Neko to Machigawarete Elf Musume no Pet to Shite Kurashitemasu
  • Originally a web-novel published on Shousetsuka ni Narou
  • Published in Japan under GC Novels (the same label as TenSura)
  • Series ongoing on 2 volumes
  • The web novel is ongoing on 3 volumes
  • Due for release in 2020

Interspecies Reviewers: Ecstasy Days/Ishuzoku Konkou Reviewers: Ecstasy Days
  • A novel spinoff of the manga of the same name, which has also been published by yen press (the second volume comes out later this month)
  • Appears to be a collection of short stories.
  • Published in Japan by Kadokawa
  • Only 1 volume out at present. I'm not aware of any plans for any further volumes.
  • Due for release in 2020

Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina/Majo no Tabitabi:
  • Published in Japan under GA Novels
  • Series ongoing in Japan on 9 volumes, with a 10th due out next month
  • The series is a sequence of short stories, although they do form a continuous whole.
  • Due for release in 2020

The Penetrated Battlefield Should Disappear There: Bullet Witchcraft & Ghost Program / Uchinukareta Senjo wa, Soko de Kieteiro
  • Published in Japan under Fujimi Fantasia Bunko, won the grand prize in the 31st Fantasia Taisho contest
  • Series ongoing in Japan on 2 volumes
  • Due for release in 2020

Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai/Seishun Buta Yarou:
  • Published in Japan under Dengeki Bunko. Despite being more than 5 years old now, this is still the label's newest mega-hit.
  • Written by the same author as Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo.
  • Series ongoing on 9 volumes.
  • The series has ranked on KonoRano every year since it came out, coming 18th last year.
  • Had an anime adaptation that aired in Autumn 2018.
  • According to Aruseus (I haven't checked) this is Yen Press's 100th light novel license.
  • Due for release in 2020
 
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Arveene

School Idol
Behemoth basically sounds like Woof Woof Story. Not sure I'm interested. And Interspecies Reviewers I'd probably go for the manga if I was going for anything...

That said.

Bunny Girl Senpai! Nice to see they did get it. Did seem likely, but glad for confirmation that it won't get stuck in Saekano hell of having the manga localized but not the light novel. I don't know anything about the other two, but Wandering Witch sounds potentially cute? Maybe like Kino's Journey.

The Penetrated Battlefield. Niceee translation on that title. Still, maybe it'll be something like 86?
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
Seven Seas have licensed:
Bloom into You (Saeki Sayaka ni Tsuite) / Yagate Kimi ni Naru: Saeki Sayaka ni Tsuite:
  • Published in Japan under Dengeki Bunko
  • Spin-off of Bloom into You, focused on Saeki Sayaka
  • Series ongoing in Japan on 2 volumes
  • Written by Iruma Hitoma, author of Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko, Adachi to Shimamura, Usotsuki Mii-kun to Kowareta Maa-chan and more.
  • Volume 1 scheduled for release in February

At Night I Become a Monster / Yoru no Bakemono:
  • Published by Futabasha, and later rereleased under their Futaba Bunko label
  • Series complete at 1 volume
  • Written by Sumino Yoru - the same author as other bestselling not-really-light-novel-but-sometimes-listed-with-them series Kimi no Suizou wo Tabetai (I want to eat your pancreas) and Mata, Onaji Yume wo Miteita
  • Due for release in Spring or Summer 2020
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
J-Novel Club have licensed:
Demon Lord, Retry! / Maou-sama, Retry!
  • Originally a web novel published on Shousetsuka ni Narou.
  • Initially published in Japan under Monster Bunko, then released in kanzenban edition under M Novels. The picture used in the license announcement is the M Novels version.
  • The web novel finished on 5 volumes, before restarting again a few months ago - seemingly with a spin-off.
  • The light novel is ongoing on 3 volumes. The light novel version is radically changed from the original web novel, so that shouldn't be used as a guide as to how long the series will be.
  • An anime adaptation of the series is currently airing.

There Was No Secret Evil-Fighting Organization (srsly?!) So I Made One MYSELF / Sekai no Yami to Tatakau Himitsu Kessha ga Nai kara Tsukutta (Hangire)
  • Originally a web novel published on Shousetsuka ni Narou.
  • Published in Japan under Overlap Bunko
  • The web novel is ongoing on 6 volumes
  • The light novel version has just a single volume out so far.

Otherside Picnic / Urasekai Picnic:
  • Published in Japan under Hayakawa Bunko JA
  • Series ongoing in Japan on 3 volumes

Onna dakara, to Party wo Tsuihousareta no de Densetsu no majo to Saikyou Tag wo Kumimashita
  • English title still awaiting approval.
  • Originally a web novel published on Shousetsuka ni Narou.
  • Published in Japan under Overlap Novels
  • The web novel is ongoing on 7 volumes
  • The light novel version of this series also has just a single volume out to date.

Seinaru Kishi no Ankokudou
  • English title TBC
  • Published in Japan under HJ Bunko
  • Series ongoing in Japan on 1 volume

BEATLESS
  • Being translated for Tokyo Otaku Mode - serialisation will be exclusive to their premium members.
  • The volume started being serialised on the above site but was dropped partway through the volume. The part that had been serialised was previously available to read for free but now no longer is.
  • E-Book will be released (for everyone) in 2020.
  • Serialised in Japan in Newtype magazine from July 2011 to August 2012, then published as a single volume, before then being rereleased last year under Kadokawa Bunko as two separate volumes
  • An anime adaptation aired in 2018

Altina the Sword Princess / Haken no Kouki Altina
  • Published in Japan under Famitsu Bunko.
  • Series ongoing in Japan on 14 volumes.
  • Written by the same author as How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord - but don't expect this to be a similar style of story.

They have also announced that they will be doing a kickstarter for print editions of the first 31 volumes of Rokujouma. They have also confirmed that, should the Kickstarter succeed, they will finish the series in print.
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
Sol Press have licensed:
Busy Wizard: This Warlock Just Wants to Provide for His Wives/Yami Zokusei no Mahoutsukai daga, Naze ka Yuusha ni Natte Shimatta
  • Originally a web novel published on the 18+ version of Shousetsuka ni Narou, based on a non-R-18 short story that was posted under a different title on the main Shousetsuka ni Narou site.
  • Published in Japan under King Novels.
  • This is the first adult light novel to be licensed for English language release. Ever.
  • The light novel is ongoing in Japan on 5 volumes - the web novel is not divided into volumes
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:
Sword Art Online Progressive 6
The Irregular at Magic High School 12: Double Seven Arc
Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest 6 (Physical release)
Welcome to Japan, Ms. Elf! 2 (E-Book ONLY)
Ascendance of a Bookworm: I'll do anything to become a librarian Part 1: Daughter of a Soldier vol 2 (E-Book ONLY)
Record of Wortenia War 1 (E-Book ONLY)

Bungo Stray Dogs has been delayed to the end of the month.
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:
My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! 4 (E-Book ONLY)
Classroom of the Elite 3 (E-Book ONLY)
How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom 9 (E-Book ONLY)
The Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar 8 (E-Book ONLY)
Amagi Brilliant Park 6 (E-Book ONLY)
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:
86 -eighty six- 2
Goblin Slayer Year One 2
WorldEnd: What Do You Do at the End of the World? Are You Busy? Will You Save Us? 4
Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two-Hit Multi-Target Attacks? 3
Toradora! 6
Defeating the Demon Lord’s a Cinch (If You’ve Got a Ringer) 4
If It’s for My Daughter, I’d Even Defeat a Demon Lord 8 (E-Book ONLY)
I Shall Survive Using Potions! 3 (E-Book ONLY)
Lazy Dungeon Master 6 (E-Book ONLY)
Seriously Seeking Sister! Ultimate Vampire Princess Just Wants Little Sister; Plenty of Service Will Be Provided! (E-Book ONLY)
Plus ebook releases of vols 1-4 of A Sister's All You Need.

Bungo Stray Dogs is now scheduled for late August.
 
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Demelza

Adventuring Alchemist
AUKN Staff
I'm so far behind on Toradora now....

Will be picking up Do You Love Your Mum volume 3 and 86 volume 2.
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:
Bottom-tier Character Tomozaki 1
Last Round Arthurs: Scum Arthur & Heretic Merlin 1
Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash level. 10: Love Songs Won't Reach
Final Fantasy XIII-2: Fragments Before
The Saga of Tanya the Evil 6: Nil Admirari
Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online 4: 3rd Squad Jam: Betrayers’ Choice
The Dirty Way to Destroy the Goddess's Hero 1
Little Witch Academia: The Nonsensical Witch and the Country of Fairies
Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation 2
Voices of a Distant Star Words of Love/Across the Stars
Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation 3 (E-Book ONLY)
Demon King Daimaou Act 12 (E-Book ONLY)
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:
Reincarnated as a Sword 1 (Physical release)
In Another World With My Smartphone 5 (Physical release)
If It’s for My Daughter, I’d Even Defeat a Demon Lord 4 (Physical release)
The Magic in this Other World is Too Far Behind! 4 (Physical release)
Invaders of the Rokujouma!? 22 (E-Book ONLY)
Campfire Cooking in Another World with My Absurd Skill 2: Winged Gyoza and the Phantom Dragon (E-Book ONLY)
Skeleton Knight in Another World III (E-Book ONLY)
Crest of the Stars 2 (E-Book ONLY)
Middle-Aged Businessman, Arise in Another World! Making a Name for Myself Thanks to Goddess Power! (E-Book ONLY)
In Another World With My Smartphone 16 (E-Book ONLY)

Smartphone 5 and Uchino 4 get the best and second best ranks any J-Novel Club physical releases have ever gotten. They still can't beat an upper-mid tier release from a more established retailer, though.
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:
Classroom of the Elite 2 (Physical release)
The Night is Short, Walk on Girl
Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles 6 (E-Book ONLY)
The Greatest Magicmaster's Retirement Plan 2 (E-Book ONLY)
JK Haru is a Sex Worker in Another World: Summer (E-Book ONLY)
Outbreak Company: The Power of Moe 10 (E-Book ONLY)
 
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