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“Bungaku Shoujo”
(3.9)
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... more>> 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?

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
9S
(2.1)
JP 9S
Action Mystery Sci-fi Shounen
The Security System that Seals the Savage Science Smartly by its Supreme Sagacity and Strength... more>>

9S is set in an age of science, but in a too distant future. The Mad Scientist, Mineshima Yujiro, disappeared several years previous to where the story begins. The inheritance he left behind, the technology and objects he had created, were given the codename ‘Legacy’, and are highly sought after by government agencies and terrorists, for reasons both good, and…not so pleasant. One of these ‘objects’ he left behind was his daughter, imparted with a mental calculating capacity that dwarfs supercomputers, combined with her physical body, which makes for a devastating combination. <<less
Releases: 3
A Match Made in Heaven (Huang Yan Ting)
(3.2)
CN A Match Made in Heaven (Huang Yan Ting)
Mystery Romance
Female Lead: Qiao Ren, attorney... more>>

Male Lead: Xiao Yang, homicide detective

Introduction:

Qiao Ren wants a simple life; work a stable job, eat yummy food, and catch a man who cooks yummy food.

Xiao Yang has two life passions; solving crimes, and cooking.

One day, Qiao Ren texts her neighbor, Xiao Yang:

‘Detective, since our lives are heading in the same direction, us living together is an ideal situation.’

Xiao Yang mulls over Qiao Ren’s suggestion, and he replies:

‘I’m busy. Wait till you’re IQ is on par with an average person then we’ll talk.’ <<less
Releases: 1
A Mistaken Marriage Match: A Generation of Military Counselor
(4.6)
CN A Mistaken Marriage Match: A Generation of Military Counselor
Action Adventure Comedy Drama Fantasy Historical Martial Arts Mystery Romance Supernatural
She is an honorably retired SWAT officer with meritorious deeds and is a dashing detective who solves cases like a god.... more>>

One day, a strange golden board with eight divinatory trigrams brings her to a different world, where she is is bestowed as a gift to a general’s manor.

He is a grim god of war whose power overwhelms six countries and the defender-general of the state with military power in his hands. An imperial edict brought him a delicate concubine. He turned and left. After returning, his second in command and soldiers ignored him. Instead, they kept on saying, “What does madam think?”

When has the general’s manor changed its owner?

Solving cases, training soldiers, night attacks, suppressing bandits, street fights, counter-terrorism operations, naval battles – one after another appeared on stage. She played with flourish, yet he was unable to resist even a little. <<less
Releases: 187
A Mistaken Marriage Match: Pursuit of Murderer in Liao Yue
(3.8)
CN A Mistaken Marriage Match: Pursuit of Murderer in Liao Yue
Action Adventure Historical Martial Arts Mystery Romance
What do you get when you put a thick-skinned, acting-dumb constable and the aloof, genius daughter of the Premier in the same town?... more>>

For the sake of winning a bet, Lou Chen left her home and crossed into neighboring Liao Yue for some sight-seeing and treasure-hunting. But barely a few days into her trip, she gets embroiled in a mystery murder which leads her to meet a nonchalant, happy-go-lucky constable, who is obviously hiding an astute brain under his flippant appearance.

Turns out that this flippant constable has a birth mystery that links back to some of the most prominent families in Liao Yue. Coincidentally, this constable also seems to have something to do with her sword “Cang Feng” which apparently used to belong to his family before it disappeared 18 years ago. <<less
Releases: 13
A Mistaken Marriage Match: Record of Washed Grievances
(4.5)
CN A Mistaken Marriage Match: Record of Washed Grievances
Adventure Historical Mystery Romance Supernatural
She is intelligent, beautiful, calm, and professional. As the youngest chief forensic investigator for the past few years, her future was very bright. All of this, however, changed with a bizarre time-travel.... more>>

Her face was now destroyed. All right. But unexpectedly she was also a “gift” from a small kingdom! Her life deviated from the initial course. By her side would from time to time emerge bizarre and bewildering incidents. She makes painstaking investigations, unravels the layers of mysteries, pleads for justice on behalf of the living ones, and redresses injustices for the dead. There have been no vengeful spirits under her knife!

Just as everything has settled down, as she looked back, she was inwardly glad. One life, one world, two-people. Today’s mistaken marriage is only to be tied with you. <<less
Releases: 146
A Tale of Two Phoenixes
(4.1)
CN A Tale of Two Phoenixes
Adventure Drama Fantasy Harem Historical Josei Mystery Romance
The most famous deed of this princess was her words to her younger brother Liu Ziye.... more>>

When he became emperor, she told him, “Although your highness and I are of different sexes, we are the children of the same father. Why can you sleep with so many different women, while I must be only with my husband? This is so unfair!”

And after the Emperor Liu Ziye heard his elder sister’s words, he ridiculously thought it made sense. So he immediately corrected his “wrong ways” and painstakingly selected thirty handsome youths for her to enjoy.

Chu Yu awoke in the princess’s body and realized that she had obtained a male harem of three thousand; should she take just one to drink, or keep all of them? <<less
Releases: 33
Absolute Choice
(4)
CN Absolute Choice
Action Comedy Drama Fantasy Martial Arts Mystery Romance Supernatural Xuanhuan
When the Absolute Choice appears, if a choice is not made, time will remain halted.... more>>

If he fails to complete the task after making a choice, time will reverse and the Absolute Choice will restart.

[Option 1: Single-handedly kill the demon world’s Great Demon King with your strength ]

[Option 2: Use three words to capture the thousand year old virgin’s heart ]

Shi Xiaobai chose option 1 and was fancily killed thousands of times; he chose option 2 and was rejected thousands of times in a variety of ways.

Absolute Choice (Having picked 3210 times): “Make your choice, youth!”

Shi Xiaobai: “I choose death!”

Shi Xiaobai killed himself in anger, thinking he had liberated himself.

Absolute Choice (Having picked 3211 times): “Make your choice, youth!”

Shi Xiaobai: “…” <<less
Releases: 115
Akugyaku no Black Maria
(4.3)
JP Akugyaku no Black Maria
Action Adult Adventure Comedy Fantasy Harem Mature Mystery Psychological Romance Seinen
He was publicly a town physician who used healing magic, but an assassin undercover. The young man, Shizuru who had lost most of his memories... more>> seven years ago and was transported into another world, had through the help of a blind woman who helped him, taken that path in life. Surrounded by beautiful women and girls with peculiar personalities for companions – a beautiful black wolf who understands human language, a liquor-soaked demolisher, a sniper with magic eyes, and a young lady with split personalities – the man would mutter even now: “I want to run away” <<less
Releases: 17
Akumu no Sumu Ie – Ghost Hunt
(4.2)
JP Akumu no Sumu Ie – Ghost Hunt
Drama Horror Mystery Shoujo Supernatural
Midori’s mother has finally acquired her dream home, but it isn’t long before supernatural phenomenas disrupt the peace of the family. And if unexplained electricity failures, strange phone calls, and the eerie presence of spirits weren’t enough, finding unexplainable blood in the bathroom becomes the last straw. Mai and Shibuya Psychic Research are... more>> brought in to investigate, but what horrors will they find in the ‘dream’ home that turns out to be nothing but a nightmare?

The two books are a continuation of the Evil Spirit Series (Akuryou), but in a different setting. <<less
Releases: 83
All You Need Is Kill
(4.4)
JP All You Need Is Kill
Action Mecha Mystery Psychological Romance Sci-fi Tragedy
When the alien Mimics invade, Keiji Kiriya is just one of many recruits shoved into a suit of battle armor called a Jacket and sent... more>> out to kill. Keiji dies on the battlefield, only to be reborn each morning to fight and die again and again. On his 158th iteration, he gets a message from a mysterious ally--the female soldier known as the Full Metal Bitch. Is she the key to Keiji's escape or his final death? <<less
Releases: 0
ALLBLACK – Phase#1: Project (Red Lambda Thesis)
(4.3)
ID ALLBLACK – Phase#1: Project (Red Lambda Thesis)
Action Mystery Sci-fi Supernatural
Last night I woke up without any recollection of what happened to me, just like I was born yesterday.... more>>

But then again, you can’t prove the existence of “past.”

You could have just been born right now and your whole memory was fabricated.

That is what I am feeling right now; lost, confused, and unsure.

So yes, I might have just been born last night, but somehow my “past” is chasing me.

I can’t remember it, but apparently I caused a private aircraft to crash.

Damn, I wish I can just remember something!

My name, I don’t even remember my own name! But why?

Why instead of my own name, I know who is responsible for what happened to me?

That’s not all, I’m not even sure that I am human. Not after what happened today.

I literally stopped rain. No, not like that. I didn’t turn the weather from pouring to sunny, no.

But I, how do I put it…

I made thousands of raindrops cease to fall, suspending them into the air as if gravity don’t work around me.

I understand, I think I will have to put an end to this.

My name is ———, let me tell you a story about me. <<less
Releases: 1
Amnesiac Queen
(4.2)
CN Amnesiac Queen
Drama Josei Mystery Romance
Once again, Ye Zhen Zhen had lost her memories. When she opened her eyes once more, arranged in front of her were——... more>>

1. A Maternal Grandfather, the Murdered Victim

2. A Large Inheritance

3. A Deeply in Love Fiancé

4. An Overbearing Maternal Uncle and his Wife

5. A Docile Servant

6. The Aloof, Cold, Abstinent Doctor in Charge of the Case

7. A Seemingly Difficult Police Officer

Reincarnated as a detective, Ye Zhen Zhen stared dubiously at them all. Who was the murderer? Was it her? It…?

Only one was the real murderer, but there was far more than just one culprit.

The author’s IQ is low; this is a sweet, loving romance novel. The author is serious.

Reading Guideline

Fictional background; please do not take it seriously

The male and female leads are both virgins.

Light, sweet love, 1V1/Monogamy, HE/Happy Ending <<less
Releases: 1
Angel Beats! – Track Zero
(4.2)
JP Angel Beats! – Track Zero
Action Adventure Comedy Mystery Seinen Supernatural
The light novel is the official prequel to the anime series.
It tells the story of how Yuri and Hinata meet, how they find out... more>> about "Angel" and the other characters and how the SSS was founded. <<less
Releases: 0
Another
(4.1)
JP Another
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
Apartment for Rent
(4)
CN Apartment for Rent
Adult Horror Mature Mystery Psychological Seinen
The story takes places in a strange and mysterious rental apartment house. Each tenant has their own unique features, interests and fetishes.... more>>

The landlord is a useless bum who inherited the apartment house through sheer luck, in order to satisfy his own curiosity, he took on a set of unique personalities as tenants. He doesn’t want the hard-working well-behaved students, the office workers with steady incomes, or the simple families. He just wants “normal people” who fits certain criteria, has tendencies for abnormal behaviours, basically anyone who can satisfy his curiosity for the dark side of the human nature.

As result he ended up with a PE teacher with a record for domestic violence, a university student who is a gaming addict, a divorcee with his angelic little girl, a mysterious writer, a gay couple, and an eye-candy. Eight tenants and a perverted Landlord, six rooms and a bunch of secrets, the potential of our human nature made it impossible to predict how much more secrets each room held. <<less
Releases: 22
Apartment From Hell
(3.8)
CN Apartment From Hell
Action Adult Drama Horror Mystery Psychological Romance Slice of Life Supernatural Tragedy
To become the actors of a real life horror movie. To struggle for survival in this world straight from a scary film.... more>>

Entering this apartment is equivalent to stepping on a road of no return.

Only the ones that the apartment choose will be able to see it. Only they will be able to enter it. But all those who are chosen to become residents have their freedom of choice taken away. If they try to escape the apartment, they will be killed by its curse.

In this apartment, once bloody words appear on room walls, the residents must follow the instructions of these words. They must travel to the appointed location and stay there for the appointed period of time. Failure results in death. But once they reach their destination, they will face endless supernatural and scary scenarios. Those countless phantoms and ghosts that exist deep down in your nightmares will be everywhere, waiting to take over your lives.

Even if they stay alive and return to the apartment, they must face the next time. The next time that the bloody words appear.

To leave this apartment, there is only one way… <<less
Releases: 12
Arcane Divine Throne
(3.9)
CN Arcane Divine Throne
Action Comedy Fantasy Martial Arts Mystery Romance Xuanhuan
“Knowledge is equal to power.”... more>>

“What is called God, merely is just an Arcanist that is bit stronger.”

Bringing with him a great amount of knowledge, Xia Feng passed through and arrived. <<less
Releases: 15
Assassins Pride
(4.3)
JP Assassins Pride
Action Adventure Comedy Ecchi Fantasy Harem Martial Arts Mystery Romance Shounen
In the world where only the aristocrats have the power to fight the monster – mana. A youth named Kufa is dispatched as a tutor... more>> to find Mareida’s talent, a nuisance girl born in a duke’s family. If she is not talented, assassinate her. – that, is the dark side of his task……. <<less
Releases: 2
Bad∞End∞Night
(4.3)
JP Bad∞End∞Night
Horror Mystery
Bad∞End∞Night is a novel by Hitoshizuku-P, based on a series of Vocaloid songs, the NighT Series. The plot revolves around eight actors trapped in a... more>> never-ending play, seeking a way to escape. <<less
Releases: 8
Battle Frenzy
(4.5)
CN Battle Frenzy
Action Comedy Fantasy Martial Arts Mystery Romance School Life Sci-fi Supernatural Xianxia
Amidst a disaster, an orphan contracts a sickness.... more>>

In his waking hours, he is tormented by his ailment, but when he slumbers, there is infinite darkness.

One day, when he was five years old, a strange Fate Trickster appeared in his dreams. Ten years later, he dreams of becoming a lord. To do so, he takes a chance to trade his fate!

That day, Wang Zhong once again stood at the gates of the Great Heavens Heroic Soul Academy. He was about to start a brand new life. <<less
Releases: 20
Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou
(4.3)
JP Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou
Drama Mystery Romance Seinen
Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou is a mystery series in which Shinokawa Shioriko, a young owner of a bookstore in Kamakura, unravels the mysteries of the ancient books that are taken there. ... more>>

The story begins with a young man named Daisuke, who practically grew up without reading books due to his phobia, who brings the complete (and autographed) collection of works by Natsume Soseki, (Japanese writer of the Meiji era) that he inherited from his grandmother, to the mysterious bookstore. Will the shy and introverted Shioriko solve the mystery of the books? <<less
Releases: 21
Bishoujo wo Jouzu ni Nikubenki ni Suru Houhou
(4.2)
JP Bishoujo wo Jouzu ni Nikubenki ni Suru Houhou
Adult Ecchi Harem Mature Mystery Romance Seinen
Our socially despondent protagonist decides to have some fun using risky blackmail to methodically transform an innocent daft classmate into his personal sex slave.
Releases: 52
Bizarre Terrors
(4.7)
CN Bizarre Terrors
Horror Mystery Supernatural Tragedy
A mysterious murder occurs one night in an appartement. Li , a reporter, sensed it. However her brother An, a horror novelist, objects to her getting involved in this due to their past.... more>>

The day after , Li senses another killing happening, and while trying to stop it, she meets Jin, someone with same ability like her.

Now the three of them, including An try to understand what exactly is going on… <<less
Releases: 1
Black Bullet
(4.2)
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