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The latest edition of “Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi!” has also offered its opinion regarding the best light novel characters of 2016, boasting a ranking that has perhaps indicated that some individuals desire more of a certain “science vs magic” series.

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  • Anonymous commented on November 29, 2016 05:11

    Don't get me wrong, I love most of his works and I was glad to see Alice (with) Rabiit enter this list, since the setting actually makes him a truly unsung hero after every volume.... More

  • Anonymous commented on November 28, 2016 15:55

    proof that if you actually read LN you are probably an "out of touch with reality and current trends" jackass... More


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Avid light novel readers have contributed to the 2017 edition rankings of the “Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi!” guidebook, which were divided between bunkobon (serialized novels) and tankobon (standalone novels) categories and have shown the mighty Re:Zero being booted from first place on a ranking for once.

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  • Anonymous commented on November 27, 2016 15:40

    it's a blasphemy that mushoku tensei isn't on top.... More

  • Anonymous commented on November 27, 2016 03:34

    No, it's not over. The new novel about Holo's daughter is gonna be released soon.... More


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The upcoming 11th volume of Re:Zero‘s light novel is supposedly set to unveil more about the previously revealed Minerva, a cute new blonde that will soon grace the immensely popular series, with Twitter already celebrating her oncoming arrival with a wealth of luxurious fan-art.

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  • Anonymous commented on November 13, 2016 07:13

    Probaly the heiresses of the seven witches... I mean, Satella is the first member of his harem and he has at least the authorities of two of the deadly sins...... More

  • Anonymous commented on November 13, 2016 02:01

    rem who?... More


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Ancient British actor Ian McKellen (known for his role as Gandalf in Lord of The Rings) took part in an interview with Chinese streaming service Bilibili, an event where he was asked to read an except from the Fate/stay night novel – an odd request that seemingly had the actor more befuddled than everyone else.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 19, 2016 02:49

    You know his name, so he is worth something.... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 18, 2016 23:10

    Thinks that's bad? How about giving him the later volumes of "To Love Ru Darkness" and see how freaked out Magnito/Gandalf gets.... More


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The untimely passing of light novel author Tomohiru Matsu – author of Papa no iu Koto wo Kikinasai! amongst others – has naturally caused a stir in the otaku community, immediately causing fans and non-fans alike to mourn his death.

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  • Anonymous commented on May 7, 2016 06:05

    You obviously suffer downs. There's been more then two, and I meant in more then one year.... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 6, 2016 21:36

    Please fuck off if you only read or view genres related to your so-called "pedo" materials, you chose to seek out the obvious and ignore the other works especially on a adult site such as... More


Sugoi Japan Awards 2016 Results Announced

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The Sugoi Japan Awards have determined the top 5 anime, light novels, manga and entertainment novels that should receive more foreign attention, the results likely being influenced overwhelmingly by popularity and unsurprisingly containing only modern titles.

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  • Nigmund Freud commented on March 26, 2016 20:33

    Name "deeper" stuff? Yeah take most seinen material as your general example. Naoki Urusawa's Monster, Ghost In The Shell, Death Parade, Texhnolyze, Serial Experiments Lain, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Death Note, etc. Anime as a medium,... More

  • Nigmund Freud commented on March 26, 2016 20:29

    >Really good stuff needs no marketing. Tell that to Disney, Pixar or Marvel Studios.... More


Danmachi Spin-Off Anime Announced

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A spin-off anime has been announced for the surprisingly popular Danmachi series in the form of an adaptation of the “Sword Oratoria” light novel, which focuses on the adventures of the lovely blonde Aiz Wallenstein, with there being seemingly little chance that the anime’s previous characters (such as the notable boob-ribboned Hestia) will make a return.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 8, 2016 10:25

    Having a new Danmachi show without Hestia is like suggesting a bikini contest without any females. Sure some people will like it, a few will love it, but 90% of people out there are thinking to themselves... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 25, 2016 06:20

    Which Rei?... More


SpiceandWolf-10thAnniversary

The 10th anniversary of money and wolf-girl series Spice & Wolf has ushered in an announcement by way of Dengeki Bunko magazine, who have revealed that a sequel is currently in the works for the esteemed light novel series, which certainly suggests subsequent anime adaptations are also on the horizon.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 14, 2016 18:22

    No way we're ever going to see another anime series, irrespective of the novels getting a sequel- they had TONS of content they could (and should) have adapted already which they didn't bother doing. Pity.... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 13, 2016 00:39

    Charming story though tbh. Makes you see more than what the show told you about and by the end you'd appreciate her presence when it all gets wrapped up together with the other female cast.... More


Naruto Itachi Shinden Anime Announced

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The Naruto franchise has netted another announcement by way of Jump Festa 2016, as it has been revealed that the Itachi Shinden spin-off novels (part of the Naruto Shinden series) is slated for an anime adaptation, certain to generate acclaim from the anti-hero’s legion of obsessed fans.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 24, 2015 03:01

    Haters? If you can't see that the show has lost all meaning, and is being milked for $$$ and not being allowed to die gracefully, you're an idiot.... More

  • Daniel Park commented on December 24, 2015 01:28

    I'm still holding out for more Rock Lee related content.... More


Top 10 Light Novels Franchises of 2015

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The 2016 edition of Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! has enlightened readers to its top light novel series of 2015, the ranking more than likely being influenced by the largely popular anime adaptations of most the results, though the top spot has once again been taken (for the 3rd year in a row) by one particularly tale of youthful indiscretion…

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  • Yamato commented on November 29, 2015 13:20

    This is my first time hearing of #5 and.... Jesus Christ, that title. I know light novels have a tendency to have overly long-winded titles, but this one seems particularly glaring because it's literally three... More

  • Anonymous commented on November 28, 2015 22:59

    Touma has already shown interest in Oriana, lest everyone forget...... More


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The esteemed light novel rankings of Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! have arrived once again with both male and female character lists, unsurprisingly bearing a resemblance to anime rankings as the most notable franchises have dutifully acquired all the top spots – though it is clear that there is a distinct interest in Oregairu amongst readers.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 3, 2015 19:21

    hahahahaha... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 3, 2015 19:20

    FUCKk... More


Suisei no Gargantia 2 Cancelled

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A recent event held in honor of reputable mecha anime Suisei no Gargantia has revealed that the anime’s highly awaited 2nd season has been cancelled, sure to send its many avid fans into a fit of rage and sorrow.

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  • Anonymous commented on April 14, 2016 23:54

    They've used all the money for season 2 to release the pachinko Suisei no Gargantia...... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 11, 2015 15:20

    Now that's disappointing. I already bought a lot of sht related to the anime on my last trip to Japan, now this SOBs don't plan on making a 2nd season...... More


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