Tag Archives: Light Novels

2020 Continues Trend of Decline with Announcement of ‘Eromanga Sensei’ Season 2

Aniplex and A-1 Pictures have announced that a second season of the series Eromanga Sensei in the works. The new episodes are expected to air during the fall 2020 season…

Anime Studio Mistakenly Licenses Same Isekai Light Novel Twice, Pretends it is Two Different Series

TOKYO, Japan — A famous anime studio has mistakenly licensed the same isekai light novel twice and has decided to just pretend it is two different series, according to a…

Epstein Didn’t Kill Himself, Transported to Another World

Questions still surround the case of financier Jeffery Epstein who was found dead in his jail cell back in August. Although ruled as an apparent suicide, lack of clear evidence…

Light Novel ‘I Groped My Classmate and Ended up in Political Office’ to Receive Anime Adaptation

Production company Aniplex revealed this week that a recent light novel series gaining popularity would be getting an upcoming anime adaptation. The series, titled I Groped My Classmate and Ended…

Fantasy Light Novel ‘We Are Updating Our Privacy Policy to Reflect Increased Transparency Requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation’ Enters Publication

Publishing news website Yen Press announced this week that a new light novel by Ainana Hiro titled We Are Updating Our Privacy Policy to Reflect Increased Transparency Requirements of the General…

‘Sword Art Online’ Author Admits He Doesn’t Play Video Games

Kawahara Reki, the creator of the immensely popular Sword Art Online series, revealed shocking details regarding his career during a press conference earlier today after a journalist asked him if he drew any…

New Anime Announcement Tests Limits of How Far the Little Sister Concept Can Go

Kadokawa made an official announcement that its latest anime adaptation would be based on the light novel series Ore ga Suki Nano wa Imouto Dakedo Imouto ja nai. Written by…

Tsukasa Fushimi Again Snubbed for Nobel Prize in Literature

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — The Swedish Academy awarded English novelist Kazuo Ishiguro the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature earlier today. The committee lauded the Japanese-born author, “who, in novels of great…

‘Eromanga Sensei’ Author no Longer on Speaking Terms with Sister

Tsukasa Fushimi, author of the popular works such as Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai and the currently airing anime Eromanga Sensei, expressed his grief in a recent press…

New Light Novel Consists Entirely of One Long Title

Dengeki Bunko announced earlier this week the publication of the first light novel in which the entire content is contained within the title. The novel, written by Yuta Tanaka, consists entirely of a 196-page-long title. The light…