Light novel and manga distributor J-Novel Club is rolling out 13 new titles! The publisher revealed the slate today at AX Lite, including Slayers, Holmes of Kyoto, and many more—some available to start reading right away. Get the full list after the jump!
J-Novel Club decided to ring in the new year in style with the announcement of three new manga titles. The latest licenses are I Shall Survive Using Potions!, The Magic in this Other World is Too Far Behind!, and Animeta!, and the J-Novel Club site went live with the first three chapters of each. Read on for details.
Digital light novel publisher J-Novel Club announced a partnership with Crunchyroll, which aims to offer Crunchyroll members access to its latest selection of light novels. Read on for details.
Digital light novel subscription service J-Novel Club introduced a new series this week with the addition of Lazy Dungeon Master. Read on for more.
The latest license from J-Novel Club is Mari Okada's autobiography, so you can learn all about her rough rise in From Truant to Anime Screenwriter: My Path to "Anohana" and "The Anthem of the Heart". Read on for more.
J-Novel Club LLC has announced the acquisition of Arifureta Zero from OVERLAP Inc. The first part of volume 1 will be available on j-novel.club to read for free today, The E-Book for volume 1 will go on sale in early April of 2018. J- Novel Club will be starting the online pre-publication release for its Members and Premium Members the same day as it is published in
Japan, for our first official simultaneous publication. More after the jump.
Ever wondered how Japanese novels are adapted into anime? How do the anime and novel versions compare? Is the novel always better? In this issue of "Novel vs Anime," we look at INVADERS of the ROKUJYOMA!?, the slapstick comedy series about the most in-demand apartment ever. Hit the jump to read more!
J-Novel Club has announced the acquisition of light novel series Demon King Daimaou and Infinite Dendrogram from Hobby Japan. The first half of volume 1 of each series is available now at j-novel.club for Members, as well as a free ~40 page preview of the series. More after the jump.
The latest light novel series to join the lineup at J-Novel Club is Hobby Japan's If It's for My Daughter, I'd Even Defeat a Demon Lord, written by CHIROLU and illustrated by Truffle. The series is available to members now, including half of the first volume, and you can sample it in a free 40-page preview. Read on for more.
In time for AnimeJapan, J-Novel Club has announced the addition of Bluesteel Blasphemer, the latest from light novelist Ichirou Sakaki, whose previous works include the anime-adapted Chaika, The Coffin Princess, Outbreak Company, and Scrapped Princess.More after the jump.
Digital light novel service J-Novel Club has announced the addition of fantasy series Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest. The first 40 pages are available for free immediately on J-Novel Club, and the rest of the upcoming five volumes will be available to subscribers for $4.50 a month. More after the jump.
J-Novel Club has a new addition to its expanding library with the announcement of the hit light novel series In Another World With My Smartphone. The pre-publication version of the first half of volume 1 is available for members to read now on j-novel.club, along with a free 40-page preview. Read on for more.
Light novel-hungry readers will be pleased to learn about a new partnership between publisher Seven Seas Entertainment and digital light novel subscription platform J-Novel Club. They're teaming up with the goal of making more light novels available in print, and they're starting with Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash and Occultic;Nine. Read on for more.
J-Novel Club, a digital publishing platform for light novel in English has announced the introduction of two new titles, self-aware fantasy The Faraway Paladin and "silly, sexy" Mixed Bathing in Another Dimension. Both series are available now. J-Novel Club will be releasing the series in weekly installments for J-Novel Club Members, and then will be publishing e-books on services including Amazon, Kobo, Nook, and iBook.
In this special edition of our weekly "Found in Translation" column, Japanese translator Kim Morrissy interviews Samuel Pinansky, the owner of J-Novel Club. Hit the jump to find out about the company's origins, why Sam loves My Little Sister Can Read Kanji, the possibility of your favorite light novel series getting an English release, and more!