List of Light Novels Released in English

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:
So I’m a Spider, So What? 6
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime 6
Bungo Stray Dogs 1
Neon Genesis Evangelion: ANIMA 1 (E-Book ONLY)
Reincarnated as a Sword 3 (E-Book ONLY)
I Saved Too Many Girls and Caused the Apocalypse 15 (E-Book ONLY)
 
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kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:
KonoSuba: God's Blessing on this Wonderful World! 9: Crimson Fate
Koyomimonogatari Part 2
Kingdom Hearts Re: coded
Division Maneuver 2: Binary Hero
An Archdemon's Dilemma: How to Love Your Elf Bride (E-Book ONLY)
Der Werwolf: The Annals of Veight 05 (E-Book ONLY)
Infinite Stratos 9 (E-Book ONLY)

Interesting to see Kingdom Hearts actually beating something for once...
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:

Combatants Will be Dispatched! 1
I've Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level 5
Ascendance of a Bookworm Part 1 vol 1 (Physical release)
The Devil is a Part-Timer 14
Infinite Dendrogram 1 (Physical release)
Baccano! 11: 1705 The Ironic Light Orchestra
Infinite Dendrogram 2 (Physical release)
Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest Zero 1 (Physical release)
The Genius Prince’s Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt (Hey, How About Treason?)
Ascendance of a Bookworm Part 1 vol 3 (E-Book ONLY)
Full Metal Panic! 3 (E-Book ONLY)
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:
How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom 4 (Physical release)
Restaurant to Another World 2 (Physical release)
Amagi Brilliant Park 07 (E-Book ONLY)
Restaurant to Another World 3 (E-Book ONLY)
Why Shouldn't a Detestable Demon Lord Fall in Love 1 (E-Book ONLY)
The Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar 9 (E-Book ONLY)
Record of Wortenia War II (E-Book ONLY)


Also The Combat Baker and Automaton Waitress 1 is now available outside of Bookwalker. Still digital only, though.
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
Seven Seas have licensed:
  • Adachi and Shimamura/Adachi to Shimamura
  • Series ongoing in Japan on 8 volumes
  • Originally published under Dengeki Bunko, with the earlier volumes having been serialised in Dengeki Bunko Magazine
  • Written by Iruma Hitoma, author of Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko, amongst others.
  • This is the first yuri light novel for Seven Seas to licence since Strawberry Panic
  • Volume 1 scheduled for release on 2nd June
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:
Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody 9
Suspension: Kubitsuri High School – The Nonsense User’s Disciple
The Miracles of the Namiya General Store
Accel World 19: Full of the Dark Nebula
Reincarnated as a Sword 2 (Physical release)
Skeleton Knight in Another World II (Physical release)
Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World 1*
Why Shouldn't a Detestable Demon Lord Fall in Love?! 1
Otherside Picnic: Their Strange Exploration Files (E-Book ONLY)
Invaders of the Rokujouma!? 23 (E-Book ONLY)
Invaders of the Rokujouma!? 24 (E-Book ONLY)
Invaders of the Rokujouma!? 25 (E-Book ONLY)

*This may be the lowest ranked release on book depository this week (Detestable Demon Lord isn't sold on there), but this is largely because they have completely screwed up their listing for this entry... in that:
1 - Typing the title (including the volume number) redirects you to volume 2
2 - Typing the title (excluding the volume number) shows volume 2 and a bunch of other random stuff but not volume 1
3 - The only way to get to the title on there is by entering the ISBN number...
4 - ...which then has the wrong title (the entry uses the ditched working title for the series)...
5 - ...and has a dodgy picture of the cover of volume 1 of SukaSuka as the cover image
Given those things it's a miracle that anyone has bought it on that site at all...
 
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kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:
Goblin Slayer 8
A Certain Magical Index 20
In Another World with My Smartphone 6
Durarara!! 13
The Magic in This Other World is Too Far Behind! 5
How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord 6
If It’s for My Daughter, I’d Even Defeat a Demon Lord 5
My Hero Academia: School Briefs 3
Sexiled: My Sexist Party Leader Kicked Me Out, So I Teamed Up With a Mythical Sorceress! 1 (E-Book ONLY)
Lazy Dungeon Master 7 (E-Book ONLY)
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:
Torture Princess: Fremd Torturchen 2
Campfire Cooking in Another World with My Absurd Skill 3 (E-Book ONLY)
Middle-Aged Businessman, Arise in Another World! Making a Name for Myself Thanks to Goddess Power! 2 (E-Book ONLY)
Crest of the Stars 3 (E-Book ONLY)
Demon King Daimaou 13 (E-Book ONLY)
Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation 4 (E-Book ONLY)
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:
The Rising of the Shield Hero 14
Strike the Blood 13: The Roses of Tartarus
Skeleton Knight in Another World 3 (Physical release)
A Sister's All You Need. 5
The Irregular at Magic High School 13: Steeplechase Arc
The Survived Alchemist with a Dream of Quiet Town Life 01
The Asterisk War 11: The Way of the Sword
There Was No Secret Evil-Fighting Organization (srsly?!), So I Made One MYSELF! 1 (E-Book ONLY)
Kokoro Conect: Yume Random (E-Book ONLY)
How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom 10 (E-Book ONLY)
Outbreak Company: The Power of Moe 11 (E-Book ONLY)
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:
Toradora 7
Infinite Dendrogram 10 (E-Book ONLY)
SCP Foundation: Iris Through the Looking Glass (E-Book ONLY)
I Saved Too Many Girls and Caused the Apocalypse 16 (E-Book ONLY)
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
Seven Seas have licensed:
The Invincible Shovel/
Code:
Scoop Musou: "Scoop Hadouhou!" ( `・ω・´)♂〓〓〓〓☆(゜Д ゜ ;;;).:∴dogooo
  • Originally a web novel on Shousetsuka ni Narou, the web novel was dropped upon the release of the first light novel volume
  • Published in Japan by MF Bunko J
  • Series ongoing on 3 volumes
  • Has reached a degree of attention and thus success in Japan purely on the basis of having undoubtedly the most stupid title in light novel history.
  • As you might expect, this is primarily a comedy series.
  • Volume 1 scheduled for release in May next year.

Edit: It's such a stupid title that I have to put it in a code box to stop it forming random smileys...
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
Seven Seas have licensed:
Penguindrum/Mawaru Penguindrum
  • Published by Gentousha, under their confusingly named Gentousha Comics label.
  • Released in Japan at around the same time as the anime
  • Series complete in Japan on 3 volumes
  • Volume 1 scheduled for release on 19th May 2020
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
Some licenses from the last few days that weren't posted due to me being busy with other stuff:

Seven Seas have licensed:

Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear:
  • Originally a webnovel serialised on Shousetsuka ni Narou
  • Web novel ongoing with chapters numbered up to 579 (1 of which came out since the license), plus 4 different chapter 0s.
  • Published in Japan under PASH! Books
  • Light novel ongoing with 13 volumes at present
  • Incidentally, the Japanese title of the series is "kuma" (the Japanese word for bear) written in hiragana, katakana and kanji then the word "bear" in katakana
  • The series shares an illustrator with The Devil is a Part-Timer!
  • Volume 1 scheduled for release in May next year

I Had that Same Dream Again/Mata, Onaji Yume wo Miteita:
  • Written by the same person as I Want to Eat Your Pancreas
  • Not actually a light novel, it was released in Tankobon format by Futabasha then rereleased in bunko format under Futaba Bunko
  • Series complete on 1 volume
  • Scheduled for release in May next year.

Yen Press have licensed:

Weathering with You/Tenki no Ko:
  • The novel version of Makoto Shinkai's latest film
  • Published in Japan under Kadokawa Bunko and Kadokawa Tsubasa Bunko - the cover Yen Press used is that from Kadokawa Bunko
  • Completed in Japan on 1 volume
  • Has sold over 600k copies in Japan
  • Scheduled for release on 17th December
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:
No Game No Life 9
Sword Art Online 17: Alicization Awakening
Overlord 11: The Dwarven Crafter
Bungo Stray Dogs 2
Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash level. 11: At That Time, We each Dreamed on Our Own Paths (Physical release)
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Anima 1
World's Strongest Rearguard: Labyrinth Country & Dungeon Seekers 1
Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation 3 (Physical release)
Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance
Magical Girl Raising Project 7: Jokers
Final Fantasy XIII-2: Fragments After
In Another World With My Smartphone 17 (E-Book ONLY)
Full Metal Panic! 4 (E-Book ONLY)
Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles 7 (E-Book ONLY)
Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest 10 (E-Book ONLY)

Shame DanMachi got delayed - that would have made the contest at the top even more interesting...
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
Sol Press have licensed:
Chivalry of a Failed Knight/Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry:
  • Series ongoing in Japan on 16 volumes.
  • Released under GA Bunko
  • Had an anime adaptation that aired in Autumn 2015
  • Vols 1-3 scheduled for release on 16th November - one day after vol 17 comes out in Japan.

Rumours (almost certainly true given their release pace and the fact that no fewer than 3 volumes are coming out in a few weeks' time) going round that they've had this license for several years...
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
This week's releases:
The Empty Box and Zeroth Maria 7
My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong as I Expected 8
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Sword Oratoria 10
Didn't I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?! 7
Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- 11
Ascendance of a Bookworm Part 1 vol 2
Woof Woof Story 3
The Hero is Overpowered but Overly Cautious 2
Infinite Dendrogram 3
Suppose a Kid from the Last Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town 1
An Archdemon's Dilemma: How to Love Your Elf Bride 2
An Archdemon's Dilemma: How to Love Your Elf Bride 1
Demon Lord, Retry! 1 (E-Book ONLY)
Magic User: Reborn in Another World as a Max Level Wizard (E-Book ONLY)
Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: The Wayward Journey 5. Erase My Past, Assassin! (E-Book ONLY)
Ascendance of a Bookworm: I'll do anything to become a librarian! Part 2: Apprentice Shrine Maiden Vol. 1 (E-Book ONLY)

Sorry, I didn't allow enough time for this yesterday (when did the first week of the month become such a big release week?)
 

kuuderes_shadow

Thousand Master
J-Novel Club have licensed:
By the Grace of the Gods/Kami-tachi ni Hirowareta Otoko:
  • Published in Japan under HJ Books
  • Series ongoing on 7 volumes
  • Originally a web novel serialised on Shousetsuka ni Narou - there are two versions of this web novel, the originally of which is complete at 5 volumes
  • A revised version of the web novel is currently ongoing, and seems to have become permanently stuck in volume 3 (for the last 131 chapters)
  • Parts 1-2 of volume 1 are available to read now

The Underdog of the Eight Greater Tribes/Hachi Daishuzoku no Saijaku Kettousha:
  • Series ongoing in Japan on 2 volumes
  • Published in Japan under HJ Bunko
  • This is the author's third series, and the first to get a release in the west (none of the previous ones have any sort of adaptation either)
  • Parts 1-3 of volume 1 are available to read now
 
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