In this brand new weekly column, translator Frog-kun explores how our favorite anime, manga, and light novels are translated into English. What is lost in translation? More importantly, what is found in translation? This week, Frog-kun looks at the first Re:ZERO novel, published in English by Yen Press! Hit the jump to read more!
The official Twitter of Dengeki Bunko announced yesterday that Shibai Kineko's comedy light novel series Netoge no Yome wa Onnanoko ja Nai to Omotta? (And You Thought There is Never a Girl Online?) had finally reached one million print run with its latest 11th volume published in Japan today on June 10. Hit the jump for more details.
Also according to the Oricon report, the top-selling light novel series in the first half of this year was Natsume Akatsuki's Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!/KonoSuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World! published from Kadokawa Shoten's Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko imprint. It didn't rank even in the top 10 last year. Check the series/volume rankings after the jump.