This tag is to be used when the series in question is based on an anime (preferably Japanese). This tag is not to be confused with Adapted From Anime. When the series is adapted, that means that its plotline follows the original anime. However, if it is based on the anime, then it is either just a spin off or is simply taking place in the same setting/world.
"There isn't anyone who can take a hit from me. If there is, then it must be that I deliberately spare him." – Liu Yun... more>>
"You pervert scum!" Rias Gremory pointed at Liu Yun's face.
"Beast!" Himejima Akeno tried to cover her naked body and cursed.
"My virginity!" Koneko softly sobbed.
"Oi, oi, Liu Yun, you must take responsibility... " Fueguchi Hinami rubbed her pregnant belly.
Ten years have passed. Miyuki is a shop assistant at a bookstore, and Akane is working at her parents’ okonomiyaki shop.... more>>
Yayoi is a popular manga artist, Nao is a soccer team coach, and Reika is a teacher at a middle school.
Five girls are seemingly living peaceful days at first glance, however, they began to realise something is wrong with this world.
That…is the Story of Despair crafted by Joker…
It's me, Kagari Atsuko! For my dream of becoming a witch, I've come all the way from Japan to this prestigious magic academy. ...However, doing... more>> nothing but boring studies is tedious every day... One such day, I took a trip to a place where fairies are said to gather, a hill full of magical power! Here, I met with this hill's guardian, Seafla. Eh? The dog and cat she lives with have run away? All right, Lotte, Sucy and I, the three of us, go look for them! The popular TV anime's original novel!!
“It’s not that I want to find happiness, nor am I looking to be promised something definite.”... more>>
“What I want is more than that- To find a place somewhere out there, far away.”
“To find the place where I want to be.”
Miho, a girl who is still undecided on her future after graduation.
Shouta, a boy who still longs for his estranged father.
Both are in their third year of high school, leading completely different paths in life. But before long, their paths will cross, amid this little drama called the entrance exams…
~A Novelization of the anime Tenchi Muyo GXP created by the original author. It goes in much further depth and coninues on beyond the scope of the anime~... more>>
Seina Yamada is a young Japanese high school student living with his parents and younger sister in rural Okayama, Japan. One morning, following a hapless bike ride through the country, a large spacecraft crashes into the lake behind the Masaki residence, causing a violent tsunami that Seina is unable to escape from and he sinks, almost drowning. He regains consciousness shortly after, meeting Amane Kaunaq, the spacecraft’s pilot, who gives Seina an application. Seina takes it, and shows it to his family at home. Mistaking it for a contest entry, his mother and sister aggressively force him to fill it out; afterwards he retreats to his room and falls asleep. The following morning, awakened aboard a vessel in orbit, Seina is informed by an official that he has successfully joined the Galaxy Police.
Doremi Harukaze is in her 1st year of high school now! Doremi is very excited to meet her friends from elementary school, but Onpu Segawa... more>> is nowhere to be seen… While on the road back, memories come flooding back, but why is the MAHO Dou still standing!?
It is the year of 2400. Most of the world’s population transferred its consciousness into the virtual reality of Diva, whose servers are located in... more>> the Earth’s orbit. This freed people from their mortal bodies, and also opened up many new opportunities. However, the resources of Diva’s servers are limited and their use must be worked for the benefit of society. A certain hacker named Pioneer regularly hacks the Diva server in order to invite its inhabitants to go with him to explore outer space. As the investigation shows, the cyber attacks come from the real world, from the surface of Earth. To catch the criminal, Diva sends an agent of the security system, Angela Balzac. To perform the operation, she is given a body, and a partner that inhabits the surface of Earth.
“Rather than for me to just end it all like this, I’ll decide for myself how I want to live by any means!”... more>>
Third class citizen Hibiki from the male-only planet of Taraak sneaks aboard the extra large battleship Ikazuchi as a result of unusual circumstances. However, it comes under attack from the Magno’s Family pirates from the female-only planet of Majere! It is Hibiki’s first encounter with those who are said to ‘eat men’s innards’ but——. The current much talked about work from the most attention grabbing production company GONZO. The greatest Sci-Fi anime, now here in novel form. (It is fully loaded with beautiful women as well♥)
--Synopsis from Volume 1
The series is divided into three stages. First Stage is three volumes long and covers the first season of the anime. Second Stage is also three volumes long and covers the second season, Vandread Second Stage. Extra Stage is a single volume and consists of short stories that take place before, during, and after the anime series.
True Calendar (T.C.) 71 - A new age where 70% of the human population lives in space thanks to the development of "Dyson Sphere", a city in space.... more>>
The world is divided into two main powers: The Dorssia Military Pact Federation, a power which grew out of a military alliance, and the Atlantic Rim United States (ARUS), which grew in power as it expanded its trade agreements. The minor nation of JIOR has declared neutrality between these two forces and maintains its peace through economic prosperity.
Within the JIOR's Dyson Sphere, Haruto Tokishima lived an ordinary life as a high school student in the division known as "Module 77"—until the Dorssian military begins their sudden invasion!
But the whole world will be shaken when Haruto meets the mysterious humanoid weapon, Valvrave!
A novelization of the anime of the same name.
The young girl appeared at the end of summer.... more>>
We had been very close childhood friends, regardless of time. We formed the ‘Super Peace Busters’ and had always played with each other. However, when we had become high school students, we were poles apart. Jintan became a shut-in. Anaru endeavoured to meet the expectations of her female friends. Yukiatsu and Tsuruko entered an elite high school. Poppo gave up studying and travelled around the world. Finally, the only one unchanged, a girl called Menma, suddenly appeared in front of Jintan, hoping he can help her to grant her wish. With this turning point she induced, the six of them gathered once again…
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.
Suffering from extreme amnesia, high school student Saya Otonoshi can't remember anything from her life beyond the last year. Living with a foster family outside a military base in Okinawa, Japan, Saya's attempts to live a normal life are shattered when a Chiropteran, a horrific vampire-like monster, attacks her. Saved at the last minute by a mysterious man named Hagi, Saya is presented with a sword that awakens in her a warrior's skills and bloodlust, and sets her on a course that will lead her to the answers of her missing memories, and into battle against a race of creatures intent on destroying the world.... more>>
The epic adventure that began in the groundbreaking film Blood: the Last Vampire and has continued through the worldwide phenomenon TV series Blood+ is brought to life in this all-new series of novels adapting the hit show. Saya's journey of horror, magic, romance and mystery will stretch across time and around the world, expanding on the television series with new characters, new adventures and breathtaking action.
A tale of two people, Tono Takaki and Shinohara Akari, who were close friends but gradually grow farther and farther apart as time moves on.... more>> They become separated because of their families yet continue to exchange contact in the form of letters. Yet as time continues to trudge on, their contact with one another begins to cease. Years pass and the rift between them grows ever larger. However, Takaki remembers the times they have shared together, but as life continues to unfold for him, he wonders if he would be given the chance to meet Akari again as the tale embarks on Takaki's realization of the world and people around him.
These novels are an official publication, not fan-made. They were written by the show’s director, Hiroyuki Kakudou, and one of the screenwriters, Hiro Masaki. Therefore,... more>> information revealed in them can be considered canon. Notice the use of verb “can” here, meaning that it is not an absolute. You’ll discover as you read on that not everything is exactly as portrayed in the television series.
In an alternate history of the aftermath of World War II, Japan has been cleaved in half, with the south—Honshu and the other islands—allied with... more>> the United States and the northern island Hokkaido annexed by the enigmatic Union. It was on Hokkaido that a mysterious tower had been built, a strand of metal reaching up out of the atmosphere, visible from the northern tip of Honshu. In 1996, three teenagers, Hiroki, Takuya and Sayuri, make a pact—they will build an experimental aircraft, almost invisible to surveillance, cross over to Hokkaido and unlock the secrets of the tower. Their dream was never realized, because Sayuri was sent to Tokyo for treatment after she fell into a coma. It is now three years later. The rosy illusions of youth have fallen away, but not the unbreakable strength of the trio’s promise. The truth of the tower will be uncovered, and with it, the link between it and Sayuri’s mysterious, carefully tended condition.
More action and giant robots await in the Rahxephon novel. Relive events from the anime plus untold stories from a 1st person perspective, seen through... more>> the eyes of the various characters in the Raxephon mythos.
Eleven-year-old Satsuki and her sassy little sister Mei have moved to the country to be closer to their ailing mother. Soon, in the woods behind... more>> their spooky old house, Satsuki and Mei discover a forest spirit named Totoro. When Mei goes missing, it’s up to Satsuki to find her sister, and she’ll need help from some new, and magical, friends.