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“Bungaku Shoujo”
(3.7)
JP “Bungaku Shoujo”
Drama Mystery Psychological Romance School Life Shounen
For Tohko Amano, a third-year high-school student and self-styled “book girl,” being the head of the literary club is more than just an extracurricular activity. It’s her bread and butter…literally! Tohko is actually a literature-gobbling demon, who can be found at all hours of the day munching on torn out pages from all kinds of books. But for Tohko, the real delicacies are hand-written stories. To satisfy her gourmet tastes, she’s employed (rather, browbeaten) one Konoha Inoue, who scribbles away each day after school to satisfy Tohko’s appetite. But when another student comes knocking on the literary club door for advice on writing love letters, will Tohko discover a new kind of delicacy?... more>>

Bungaku Shoujo won Kadokawa Shoten’s 2007 light novel award for light novels under the mystery category.

Placed 7th (2007) and 3rd (2008) on “このライトノベルがすごい!” (This Light Novel is Amazing!) without an anime nor manga associate.

Novels:

– Main story:

1. Book Girl and the Suicidal Mime

2. Book Girl and the Famished Spirit

3. Book Girl and the Captive Fool

4. Book Girl and the Corrupted Angel

5. Book Girl and the Wayfarer’s Lamentation

6. Book Girl and the Undine Who Bore a Moonflower

7-8 Book Girl and the Scribe Who Faced God

– Short stories:

1-4. Bungaku Shoujo to Koisuru Souwashuu (Episode)

– Gaiden:

1. Bungaku Shoujo Minarai no, Hatsukoi

2. Bungaku Shoujo Minarai no, Shoushin

3. Bungaku Shoujo Minarai no, Sotsugyou

– Last Volume:

Hanjuku Sakka to Bungaku Shoujo na Henshuusha (Muse) <<less
Releases: 0
Accel World
(3.5)
JP Accel World
Action Adventure Fantasy Romance School Life Sci-fi Shounen
Even in the future, all the advances and innovation in the world can’t change the dynamics of the school playground. And for Haruyuki Arita, a... more>> fat kid in junior high, that means he’s destined to always be at the bottom of the food chain, prime pickings for the school bullies. But when he encounters the beautiful Kuroyukihime, an avatar in the virtual world where he relaxes, Haruyuki’s life is turned on its head as he dives into Brain Burst, a mysterious computer program, and the Accelerated World with her help. And it’s in the Accel World that Haruyuki casts off his depressing reality and takes hold of the chance to become a Burst Linker, a knight to protect his princess! <<less
Releases: 2
Another
(4.2)
JP Another
Completed Horror Mystery Psychological School Life Seinen Supernatural
In the spring of 1998, Kouichi Sakakibara transfers to Yomiyama North Middle School. In class, he develops a sense of unease as he notices that... more>> the people around him act like they’re walking on eggshells, and students and teachers alike seem frightened. As a chain of horrific deaths begin to unfold around him, he comes to discover that he has been placed in the cursed Class 3 in which the student body head count is always one more than expected. Class 3 is haunted by a vengeful spirit responsible for gruesome deaths in an effort to satisfy its spite. To stop the vicious cycle gripping his new school, Kouichi decides to get to the bottom of the curse, but is he prepared for the horror that lies ahead…? <<less
Releases: 0
Baccano!
(4.4)
JP Baccano!
Action Adventure Comedy Drama Historical Horror Mature Psychological Romance Supernatural
“Baccano”, which Narita translates as “stupid commotion”, is Italian for “ruckus”. Each of the stories in the series involves several unrelated plots intersecting and crossing each other as events spiral farther and farther out of control. Immortal alchemists, mafia operated speakeasies, and many other elements of pulp fiction mashed together for a world straight out of the movies.... more>>

It all started 300 years ago on a boat where the alchemists summoned the “demon” in order to obtain the method of immortality. The demon gave the alchemist the liquor of immortality, the only way to die is to pass down the way to produce the liquor.

But the following night, one of the alchemist started to devour his companions. To escape the threat, the alchemists scattered all over the world. In America during the temperance movement, centering around the liquor of immortality, the “stupid commotion” starts! <<less
Releases: 0
Bakemono No Ko
(2.2)
JP Bakemono No Ko
Completed Action Adventure Fantasy
The story is set in the human realm (Tokyo's Shibuya ward) and the bakemono realm (Shibutenmachi). In these two worlds which must not intersect, there... more>> lives a lonely boy and a lonely bakemono. One day, the boy gets lost in the bakemono world, becomes the disciple of the bakemono Kumatetsu, and is renamed Kyuuta. <<less
Releases: 0
Black Bullet
(4)
JP Black Bullet
Action Drama Harem Horror Mature Mystery Romance Sci-fi Seinen Tragedy
A near future, where humans have been defeated by the viral parasites named Gastrea. They have been exiled into a small territory and live in despair, side by side with terror.... more>>

In this world trapped in darkness—

Rentaro, a boy living near Tokyo and member of the "Civil Security" – an organization specializing in fighting against the Gastrea – is used to accomplishing dangerous tasks. His partner is Enju, a precocious young girl. They fight thanks to their peculiar powers until one day, when they receive a special assignment from the government. This top secret mission is to prevent the destruction of Tokyo...

Set in a near future, this thrilling heroic-action story... starts now! <<less
Releases: 0
Death March kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyusoukyoku (LN)
(4.1)
JP Death March kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyusoukyoku (LN)
Action Adventure Comedy Fantasy Harem Shounen Slice of Life
Satou, an adult programmer, suddenly noticed that he was thrown into another world wearing casual clothes at level 1. He gained a high level and many treasures after using the 3-times-use disposable magic, Meteor Shower, once. After that he intends to do another world “sightseeing tour”?... more>>

He meets three beast-kin girls, beautiful purple and black-haired sisters and an eccentric blonde-haired elf girl, along with various people during his trip. Although occasionally fighting demons and demon lords, this is a heartwarming fantasy story at heart <<less
Releases: 15
Dungeon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatte Iru Darou ka
(4.2)
JP Dungeon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatte Iru Darou ka
Action Adventure Comedy Ecchi Fantasy Harem Romance Seinen
Is it wrong to face the perils of Dungeon alone, in a single-member guild blessed by a failed goddess? Maybe. Is it wrong to dream... more>> of playing hero to hapless maidens in Dungeon? Maybe not. After one misguided adventure, Bell quickly discovers that anything can happen in the labyrinth-even chance encounters with beautiful women. Only problem? He’s the one who winds up the damsel in distress! <<less
Releases: 0
Dungeon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatte Iru Darou ka Gaiden – Sword Oratoria
(4)
JP Dungeon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatte Iru Darou ka Gaiden – Sword Oratoria
Action Adventure Comedy Fantasy Harem Romance Seinen
This is a side story adaptation of Dungeon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatte Iru Darou ka (LN). It covers the story of one... more>> of the strongest 1st class adventurer Ais Wallenstein and her desire to reach even greater heights with her friends in . <<less
Releases: 1
Durarara!!
(4.4)
JP Durarara!!
Action Comedy Drama Mystery Romance School Life Supernatural
Durarara!! is about a number of unusual people who gather in Ikebukuro, Tokyo--- a youth who yearns for an un-mundane life, a hoodlum, a stalker denpa-girl, a young man who deals in information ?for fun?, a black-market doctor, a high-schooler obsessed with magic, as well as a ?headless rider? riding a bike painted black.... more>>

These unusual people begin a series of abnormal stories that never fail to create headaches. But, although their personalities are all twisted? they still talk about love.

Note: A sequel novel series "Durarara!! SH" began in 2014. <<less
Releases: 0
Fujoshi Kanojo.
(4.2)
JP Fujoshi Kanojo.
Comedy Romance Slice of Life
This blog is a record of battle as dictated by a man with a fujoshi girlfriend. Okay, that was a lie. I’m not fighting at... more>> all. The war is purely one-sided. Each day I am dragged further and further into the world of otaku. I cannot be held responsible for any damages incurred by reading this blog and falling into the same predicament. There is much otaku talk contained within, so please follow your directions carefully, and do not exceed your recommended dosage. <<less
Releases: 0
Gakusen Toshi Asterisk
(3.9)
JP Gakusen Toshi Asterisk
Action Comedy Ecchi Fantasy Harem Romance School Life Sci-fi Seinen
The Academy City on water, “Rikka”. This city, otherwise known as ‘Asterisk’, was famous for being the world’s largest stage for the integrated battle entertainment . The young boys and girls of the belonging to the six academies made their wishes with Shining Armaments in their hands, vying for supremacy — Amagiri Ayato is one of them.... more>>

Ayato arrived at Rikka at the invitation of the Student Council President of the Seidoukan Academy, Claudia, and right after that he incurred the wrath of the Julis, and ended up having to duel her. <<less
Releases: 18
Goblin Slayer
(4.6)
JP Goblin Slayer
Action Adventure Fantasy Harem Mature Romance Seinen Tragedy
“I only have goblins in my mind.”... more>>

This is a story about a man who could only kill goblins but wished to become an adventurer.

“I can’t save the world. I can only kill goblins.”

It was said that, from a guild near the borders, there was a man who only hunted goblins and raised himself to Silver rank (Rank 3). He was that kind of rare existence…

During a female priest’s first party as an adventurer, when she was caught in danger, that man, the “Goblin Slayer," lent his hand out to help.

He would do anything and everything to exterminate goblins.

The priest was saved by him, the guild receptionist was grateful towards him, and his childhood friend, a cattle herder girl, was waiting for his return.

It was then, that a young female elf who heard of his feats appeared and made a request…

The extremely popular web novel has finally been published as a book! Kagyu Kumo and Kannatsuki Noboru presents this dark fantasy story. Let’s begin! <<less
Releases: 13
Hataraku Maou-sama!
(4.6)
JP Hataraku Maou-sama!
Action Comedy Drama Fantasy Harem Romance Shounen Supernatural
After being soundly thrashed by the hero Emilia, the Devil King and his general beat a hasty retreat to a parallel universe…only to land plop... more>> in the middle of bustling, modern-day Tokyo! Lacking the magic necessary to return home, the two are forced to assume human identities and live average human lives until they can find a better solution. And to make ends meet, Satan finds gainful employment at a nearby fast food joint! With his devilish mind set on working his way up the management food chain, what will become of his thirst for conquest?! <<less
Releases: 16
Hibike! Euphonium – Kitauji Koukou Suisougakubu e Youkoso
(4.3)
JP Hibike! Euphonium – Kitauji Koukou Suisougakubu e Youkoso
School Life Shounen Slice of Life
The Kitauji high school concert band club had at one time participated in national tournaments and was a champion school, but after the club's adviser... more>> changed, they have not been able to even participate in the qualifying tournament. However, thanks to the newly appointed adviser's strict instruction, the students are steadily improving and build up their strength. As they fight over who plays solos, some students give priority to studying and quit club activities. Finally, the long wished-for day of the contest arrives. <<less
Releases: 2
I Reincarnated Into a Vending Machine
(4.2)
JP I Reincarnated Into a Vending Machine
Adventure Comedy Fantasy Romance Supernatural
He, who was an authentic Vending Machine maniac, died from a traffic accident while protecting a vending machine. He, who had expected that his life... more>> was finished, woke up in a lake shore surrounded by abundant nature. He didn’t understand what had happened to himself. He only knew that he had become a vending machine. Alone in the labyrinth of another world… As he wanders alone, he meets a lone girl who causes the story to change. <<less
Releases: 52
Imouto sae Ireba Ii.
(4.3)
JP Imouto sae Ireba Ii.
Comedy Ecchi Romance Shounen Slice of Life
Surrounded by many different kinds of company, our protagonist: Hopeless siscon Hashima Itsuki. ... more>>

1st class genius and lover, the high end unfortunate-beauty Kani Nayuta.

Troubled about love, troubled about friendships, troubled even in her dreams, victor of the 3 crowns Shirakawa Miyako.

Brutal tax sabre, Ōno Ashley.

Natural born illustrator, Puriketsu.

Each and every one as hesitant as the next, and each and every one dealing with their own headaches. This is a busy story of a group of bewildering characters that plays games together, takes trips together, and works together, never a single dull day.

Watching over them is the kind and thoughtful, completely perfect, superhuman little brother of Itsuki; Chihiro, with a huge secret of his own―.

From the author that brought you ‘Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai’ (‘Haganai’), Hirasaka Yomi has drawn the curtains for the latest youth love-comedy series! <<less
Releases: 0
Kagerou Days
(4)
JP Kagerou Days
Comedy Drama Mystery Romance Supernatural
KAGEROU DAZE, written by Jin and illustrated by Shidu, joins Shintarou Kisaragi, a NEET—person “Not in Education, Employment, or Training”—who has refused to leave the comfort of his room for two whole years. But Shintarou’s easy and solitary life is about to take an unexpected turn when his computer crashes and he is forced to venture into the world he was happy to shut out forever…and stumbles into the middle of a hostage situation!... more>>

Note: The song album "daze/days" contains the short story "My little daze" featuring Ayano in a brand new story. <<less
Releases: 0
Kieli
(2)
JP Kieli
Adventure Fantasy Romance Shounen Supernatural
Kieli is a reclusive girl isolated by her ability to see ghosts. Her only friend is her “roommate,” Becca, the precocious spirit of a former... more>> student still residing in Kieli’s dorm. Everything in Kieli’s life changes suddenly when the girls meet the handsome but distant Harvey who, like Kieli, can see ghosts. He also turns out to be one of the legendary Undying, an immortal soldier bred for war now being hunted by the Church. When Kieli joins Harvey on a pilgrimage to lay to rest the spirit of a corporal possessing an old radio, as unlikely as it seems, she feels she may have finally found a place where she belongs in the world. And in Kieli, Harvey may have found a reason to live again. <<less
Releases: 0
Kimi no Na wa
(4.5)
JP Kimi no Na wa
Completed Comedy Drama Gender Bender Romance School Life Supernatural
A girl stranded in a small lakeside village deep within the mountains, Mitsuha, and a boy caught up in the oddly orderly chaos of bustling... more>> Tokyo, Taki, begin to dream of another, unfamiliar life. Before long, they realize that they aren’t dreaming at all, but actually switching bodies. Separated even further apart than they ever would have imagined, yet still somehow inexplicably connected, they search for the truth behind their strange phenomenon and discover what really happened on that fateful night when the stars rained from the sky. <<less
Releases: 8
Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days
(3)
JP Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days
Completed Action Adventure Comedy Drama Fantasy Mystery Shounen
Releases: 0
Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories
(2.2)
JP Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories
Completed Adventure Comedy Drama Fantasy Mystery Shounen
In the Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories (Novel) series:... more>>

1. Sora Hen (Sora's Story)
2. Riku Hen (Riku's Story) <<less
Releases: 0
Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku o!
(4.6)
JP Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku o!
Adventure Comedy Ecchi Fantasy Harem Romance Shounen
Kazuma Satou is a shut in who loves games, and his life ended suddenly… appearing before him is a beautiful girl claiming to be a... more>> goddess. Kazuma, who was transported into another world, worked hard to earn a living! He wanted to live a stable life, but was burdened with problems caused by the goddess he brought along to the different world with him. He was even targeted by the demon king’s army!? <<less
Releases: 87
Kumo Desu ga, Nani ka?
(4.5)
JP Kumo Desu ga, Nani ka?
Action Adventure Comedy Drama Ecchi Fantasy Mystery Sci-fi Seinen
The world where the Hero and the Demon King continue to oppose each other. The grand magic from the Hero and the Demon King cross over worlds and exploded in the classroom of a certain high school.... more>>

The students who died in the explosion will be reincarnated in a different world. The protagonist, who had the lowest reputation in the class, was reincarnated into a spider. Nevertheless, she adapted quickly to the present condition with strong willpower.

This is a story of she who has become a spider trying whatever she can to live. <<less
Releases: 680
Log Horizon
(4.5)
JP Log Horizon
Action Adventure Comedy Drama Fantasy Romance Shounen
By its eleventh expansion pack, the massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) Elder Tale (エルダー・テイル Erudā Teiru) has become a global success, having a following... more>> of millions of players. However, during the release of its twelfth expansion pack: Novasphere Pioneers (ノウアスフィアの開墾 Nōasufia no Kaikon), thirty thousand Japanese gamers who are all logged on at the time of the update, suddenly find themselves transported inside the game world and donning their in-game avatars. In the midst of the event, a socially awkward gamer called Shiroe along with his friends Naotsugu and Akatsuki decide to team up so that they may face this world which has now become their reality along with the challenges which lie ahead. <<less
Releases: 19
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