light novel Archives

J-Novel Club to Hold Panel at Anime Expo Lite 2021
J-Novel Club, the digital-first publisher of Japanese light novels and manga, will join the livestream event running July 3rd & 4th; All panels also to be available via VOD July 5th to 16th Anime Expo Lite 2021 proudly presents the J-Novel Club panel as part of this year's two-day, livestream convention running Saturday, July 3rd[...]
Naruto, One Piece, Bleach: Manga Light Novel Spinoff Round-up
You shouldn't be surprised that Naruto, One Piece, and Bleach have light novel spinoffs They're not prose adaptations of the manga or anime stories, but brand-new, original stories In Japan, popular manga series become full-on multimedia franchise factories, and apart from anime, toys, and merchandise, prose spinoffs are also commonplace It makes sense Fans can't[...]
Attack on Titan: Manga in the final 1% to 2% of Ending
It has been simulcast with Western streaming services like Crunchyroll and Funimation. The manga has also spawned many spinoff manga and light novels, several spinoff anime, video games, and a 2-part live-action film project The manga currently has more than 100 million copies in print worldwide The anime series' debut was what pushed sales of the[...]
Yen Press Announces New Publishing Plans for Haruhi Suzumiya Novels
Yen Press announced new plans to re-release the Haruhi Suzumiya Light Novels today  Two new volumes of the original Haruhi Suzumiya novel series will be published every month, leading up to the June 2021 release of the new book The Intuition of Haruhi Suzumiya. "Intuition of Haruhi Suzumiya" cover art, Yen Press Yen Press had previously published[...]
Yen Press Announces Four New Manga and Light Novel Titles
Yen Press announced a new slate of upcoming titles that include the manga series When a Magician's Pupil Smiles and Goblin Slayer Side Story II: Dai Katana and both the light novel series and manga adaptation of I Was a Bottom-Tier Bureaucrat for 1,500 Years, and the Demon King Made Me a Minister. "When a Magician's[...]
Yen Press Announces Sword Art Online Platinum Collector’s Edition
Yen Press announced they will publish the Sword Art Online Platinum Collector's Edition, a deluxe limited edition box set of the iconic Sword Art Online light novel series written by Reki Kawahara with illustrations by abec. Sword Art Online Platinum Collector's Edition, Yen Press Sword Art Online could be considered the crown jewel of the Isekai genre[...]
Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai Manga Improves on the Novel
Yen Press has published the manga adaptation of Hajime Kamoshida's bestselling romantic comedy light novel Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai, which also got a globally popular anime adaptation The Yen Press omnibus edition combines both tankubon editions, so the complete first story arc is collected in one book, which is a good[...]
Yen Press Announces New Haruhi Suzumiya Light Novel After 9-Year Gap
 The Intuition of Haruhi Suzumiya, the next installment of the classic light novel series The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, will be released as a digital ebook on November 25, 2020, at the same time as the Japanese release Yen Press will release a print edition of The Intuition of Haruhi Suzumiya at a later date. "The[...]
Yen Press Launches New That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime manga
1 is a manga spinoff of the hugely popular and successful light novel series The Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime The mothership series spawned a globally popular anime series, a manga series adaptation, and already another manga spinoff The Way of the Monster Nation is yet another manga spinoff. "That Time I Got Reincarnated[...]
Restaurant to Another World V1
Food is home and hearth. The first volume of the manga, adapted from Inuzaka's original light novel series, which also spawned an anime series currently available on Crunchyroll, is a series of short stories and vignettes A tomboy adventurer comes to the restaurant to eat her late swashbuckling grandfather's favourite dishes to remember him by[...]
Yen Press Announces December 2020 Titles at Anime Expo Lite
Acquisitions included manga titles, new light novels and an art book. These titles are all scheduled for release in December 2020. Overload Artbook cover art from Yen Press Overlord: The Complete Anime Artbook By Hobby Book Editorial Department A deep dive into the planning and making of the hit anime adaption of Overlord reveals delicately crafted settings and the incredible[...]
Bestia is Yen Press' Latest Fantasy Romance Manga Series
This series is once again an adaptation of a Light Novel (Japanese for Young Adult) fantasy about a young man who discovers a world he didn't know existed lurking beneath the reality he thought he knew. Bestia Volume 1 cover from Yen Press As you might know by now, Japanese manga and anime culture cater to very[...]
Official Cover for Yen Press' I'm a Behemoth, But Mistaken for a Cat, I Live as an Elf Girl's Pet published by Yen Press.
There's a lot about her chest. The story began life as a light novel (Japan's designation for Young Adult) by Nozomi Ginyoku that became popular enough to warrant a manga adaptation to gain new readers and, of course, entice fans to buy a visualization of the story And it is very much For Horny Boys Only[...]
Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai official cover by Yen Press.
This often means it's a light novel (Young Adult in Japan) High school student Sukata Azusugawa sees something you don't see every day in the school library, a girl in a bunny suit out of Playboy And it's not just any girl; it's Mai Sakurajima, a minor celebrity in his school A former child star[...]
Yen Press Announces Full List of July 2020 Titles
Yen Press released its complete list of manga and light novels coming out in July Once again, there's a wide and varied list for everyone to sink their teeth into. For the Kid I Saw in My Dreams V5 cover art from Yen Press For the Kid I Saw in My Dreams, Vol 5 By Kei Sanbe On Sale[...]