US Light Novel Release Calendar

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Last Updated: 2017/5/12

How to Understand This Page:

  • Bolded out title in the overview: publication completed in the U.S.
  • Bolded out volumes: published
  • Underlined volumes: confirmed release date
  • Volumes with no formatting: predicted release date
  • Links of the volumes lead to the covers respectively.
  • The Japanese covers have thin borders! – Only next to the new series that have no US cover yet.
  • (+# SS) – meaning: extra Side Stories/Short Stories Volumes
  • Sources: ranobe-mori.net, Amazon, Book Depository, respective publishers’ websites and blogs.

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Alphabetical overview of listed novels (*click to jump):


Accel World

Author: KAWAHARA Reki
Illustrations: HIMA
Status: 21 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: Dengeki Bunko (ASCII Media Works)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback
  • Vol. 01: Kuroyukihime’s Return – July 22, 2014, ISBN 978-0-316-37673-0
  • Vol. 02: The Red Storm Princess – November 18, 2014, ISBN 978-0-316-29636-6
  • Vol. 03: The Twilight Marauder – March 24, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-29637-3
  • Vol. 04: Flight Toward a Blue Sky – July 21, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-29638-0
  • Vol. 05: The Floating Starlight Bridge – November 17, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-29639-7
  • Vol. 06: Shrine Maiden of the Sacred Fire – March 22, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-29640-3
  • Vol. 07: Armor of Catastrophe – September 27, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-35819-4
  • Vol. 08: The Binary Stars of Destiny – December 20, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-31761-0
  • Vol. 09: The Seven-Thousand-Year Prayer – March 21, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-50270-2
  • Vol. 10: Elements – June 20, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-46605-9
  • Vol. 11: The Carbide Wolf – September 19, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-46606-6
  • Vol. 12 – December 12, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-46607-3
  • Vol. 13 – predicted date: March 2018
  • Vol. 14 – predicted date: June 2018
  • Vol. 15 – predicted date: September 2018
  • Vol. 16 – predicted date: December 2018
  • Vol. 17 – predicted date: March 2019
  • Vol. 18 – predicted date: June 2019
  • Vol. 19 – predicted date: September 2019
  • Vol. 20 – predicted date: December 2019
  • Vol. 21 – predicted date: March 2020

The Asterisk War

Author: MIYAZAKI Yuu
Illustrations: okiura
Status: 11 (+2 SS) Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: MF Bunko J (Media Factory)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1: Encounter with a Fiery Princess – August 23, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-31527-2
  • Vol. 2: Awakening of Silver Beauty – December 20, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-39858-9
  • Vol. 3: The Phoenix War Dance – April 18, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-39860-2
  • Vol. 4: Quest for Days Lost – August 22, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-39862-6
  • Vol. 5 – December 12, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-39865-7
  • Vol. 6 – April 17, 2018, ISBN 978-0-316-39867-1
  • Vol. 7 – predicted date: August 2018
  • Vol. 8 – predicted date: December 2018
  • Vol. 9 – predicted date: April 2019
  • Vol. 10 – predicted date: August 2019
  • Vol. 11 – predicted date: December 2019
  • Short Stories or Spin-offs, not known if they’re included in the license.

Baccano!

Author: NARITA Ryohgo
Illustrations: ENAMI Katsumi
Status: 22 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: Dengeki Bunko (ASCII Media Works)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Hardcover + Digital
  • Vol. 1: The Rolling Bootlegs – May 24, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-27036-6
  • Vol. 2: 1931 The Grand Punk Railroad: Local – August 23, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-27039-7
  • Vol. 3: 1931 The Grand Punk Railroad: Express – December 20, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-27041-0
  • Vol. 4: 1932 Drug & The Dominos – April 18, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-27043-4
  • Vol. 5: 2001 The Children of Bottle – September 19, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-55866-2
  • Vol. 6: 1933 The Slash ~Cloudy to Rainy~: Part 1 – December 12, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-44227-5
  • Vol. 7: 1933 The Slash ~Bloody to Fair~: Part 2 – predicted date: May 2018
  • Vol. 8: 1934 Alice in Jails: Prison – predicted date: September 2018
  • Vol. 9: 1934 Alice in Jails: World – predicted date: January 2019
  • Vol. 10: 1934 Peter Pan in Chains: Finale – predicted date: May 2019
  • Vol. 11: 1705 The Ironic Light Orchestra – predicted date: September 2019
  • Vol. 12: 2002 Bullet Garden: A-side – predicted date: January 2020
  • Vol. 13: 2002 Blood Sabbath: B-side – predicted date: May 2020
  • Vol. 14: 1931 Another Junk Railroad: Special Express – predicted date: September 2020
  • Vol. 15: 1710 Crack Flag – predicted date: January 2021
  • Vol. 16: 1932 man in the killer: Summer – predicted date: May 2021
  • Vol. 17: 1711 Whitesmile – predicted date: September 2021
  • Vol. 18: 1935-A Deep Marble – predicted date: January 2022
  • Vol. 19: 1935-B Dr. Feelgreed – predicted date: May 2022
  • Vol. 20: 1931 the time of the oasis: Winter – predicted date: September 2022
  • Vol. 21: 1935-C The Grateful Bet – predicted date: January 2023
  • Vol. 22: 1935-D Luckstreet Boys – predicted date: May 2023

Black Bullet

Author: KANZAKI Shiden
Illustrations: UKAI Saki
Status: 7 Volumes – Hiatus
Original publisher: Dengeki Bunko (ASCII Media Works)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital

Book Girl

Author: NOMURA Mizuki
Illustrations: TAKEOKA Miho
Status: 8 Volumes – Complete
Original publisher: Famitsu Bunko (Enterbrain)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital

  1. Book Girl and the Suicidal Mime – July 27, 2010, ISBN 978-0-316-07690-6
  2. Book Girl and the Famished Spirit – January 25, 2011, ISBN 978-0-316-07692-0
  3. Book Girl and the Captive Fool – August 16, 2011, ISBN 978-0-316-07693-7
  4. Book Girl and the Corrupted Angel – January 24, 2012, ISBN 978-0-316-07694-4
  5. Book Girl and the Wayfarer’s Lamentation – July 24, 2012, ISBN 978-0-316-07695-1
  6. Book Girl and the Undine Who Bore a Moonflower – January 22, 2013, ISBN 978-0-316-07696-8
  7. Book Girl and the Scribe Who Faced God, Part 1 – July 23, 2013, ISBN 978-0-316-07697-5
  8. Book Girl and the Scribe Who Faced God, Part 2 – January 21, 2014, ISBN 978-0-316-07698-2

A Certain Magical Index

Author: KAMACHI Kazuma
Illustrations: HAIMURA Kiyotaka
Status: 22 (+2 SS) Volumes – Complete
Original publisher: Dengeki Bunko (ASCII Media Works)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1 – November 18, 2014, ISBN 978-0-316-33912-4
  • Vol. 2 – February 24, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-25942-2
  • Vol. 3 – May 19, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-34054-0
  • Vol. 4 – August 18, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-34056-4
  • Vol. 5 – November 17, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-34059-5
  • Vol. 6 – February 23, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-34060-1
  • Vol. 7 – June 28, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-27223-0
  • Vol. 8 – August 23, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-35992-4
  • Vol. 9 – November 15, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-35996-2
  • Vol. 10 – February 21, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-35998-6
  • Vol. 11 – May 23, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-36000-
  • Vol. 12 – August 22, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-36002-9
  • Vol. 13 – November 14, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-44267-1
  • Vol. SS 1 – (skipped over?)
  • Vol. 14 – February 20, 2018, ISBN 978-0-316-44270-1
  • Vol. 15 – predicted date: May 2018
  • Vol. 16 – predicted date: August 2018
  • Vol. SS 2 – (skipped over?)
  • Vol. 17 – predicted date: November 2018
  • Vol. 18 – predicted date: February 2019
  • Vol. 19 – predicted date: May 2019
  • Vol. 20 – predicted date: August 2019
  • Vol. 21 – predicted date: November 2019
  • Vol. 22 – predicted date: February 2020

Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody

Author: INANA Hiro
Illustrations: shri
Status: 10 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: Kadokawa Books (Fujimi Shobo, Kadokawa)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1 – January 24, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-50463-8
  • Vol. 2 – May 23, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-50797-4
  • Vol. 3 – September 19, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-55608-8
  • Vol. 4 – January 23, 2018, ISBN 978-0-316-55609-5
  • Vol. 5 – May 22, 2018, ISBN 978-0-316-55610-1
  • Vol. 6 – predicted date: September 2018
  • Vol. 7 – predicted date: January 2019
  • Vol. 8 – predicted date: May 2019
  • Vol. 9 – predicted date: September 2019
  • Vol. 10 – predicted date: January 2020

The Devil Is a Part-Timer!

Author: WAGAHARA Satoshi
Illustrations: 029 (Oniku)
Status: 17 (+2 SS, +1 Spin-off) Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: Dengeki Bunko (ASCII Media Works)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1 – April 21, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-38312-7
  • Vol. 2 – August 18, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-38501-5
  • Vol. 3 – December 15, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-38502-2
  • Vol. 4 – April 19, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-38503-9
  • Vol. 5 – August 23, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-38504-6
  • Vol. 6 – December 20, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-38506-0
  • Vol. 7 – April 18, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-46936-4
  • Vol. 8 – August 22, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-47391-0
  • Vol. 9 – December 12, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-47418-4
  • Vol. 10 – predicted date: April 2018
  • Vol. 11 – predicted date: August 2018
  • Vol. 0 – predicted date: December 2018
  • Vol. 12 – predicted date: April 2019
  • Vol. 13 – predicted date: August 2019
  • Vol. 14 – predicted date: December 2019
  • Vol. 15 – predicted date: April 2020
  • Vol. 16 – predicted date: August 2020
  • Vol. 0-II – predicted date: December 2020
  • Vol. 17 – predicted date: April 2021
  • Vol. High School N! – spin-off, illustrated by MISHIMA Kurone; probably won’t get licensed.

DRRR!! (Durarara!!)

Author: NARITA Ryohgo
Illustrations: YASUDA Suzuhito
Status: 13 Volumes – Complete
Original publisher: Dengeki Bunko (ASCII Media Works)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1 – July 21, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-30474-0
  • Vol. 2 – November 17, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-30476-4
  • Vol. 3 – March 22, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-30477-1
  • Vol. 4 – July 19, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-30478-8
  • Vol. 5 – November 15, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-30479-5
  • Vol. 6 – March 21, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-30481-8
  • Vol. 7 – July 25, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-43968-8
  • Vol. 8 – November 21, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-47429-0
  • Vol. 9 – predicted date: March 2018
  • Vol. 10 – predicted date: July 2018
  • Vol. 11 – predicted date: November 2018
  • Vol. 12 – predicted date: March 2019
  • Vol. 13 – predicted date: July 2019
  • Short Stories or Spin-offs, not known if they’re included in the license.

The Empty Box and Zeroth Maria

Author: MIKAGE Eiji
Illustrations: Tetsuo
Status: 7 Volumes – Complete
Volume subtitles: No
Original publisher: Dengeki Bunko (ASCII Media Works)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1 – October 31, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-56110-5
  • Vol. 2 – February 20, 2018, ISBN 978-0-316-56111-2
  • Vol. 3 – predicted date: June 2018
  • Vol. 4 – predicted date: October 2018
  • Vol. 5 – predicted date: February 2019
  • Vol. 6 – predicted date: June 2019
  • Vol. 7 – predicted date: October 2019



Goblin Slayer

Author: KAGYU Kumo
Illustrations: KANNATUKI Noboru
Status: 6 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: GA Bunko (SoftBank Creative)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1 – December 20, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-50159-0
  • Vol. 2 – April 18, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-55322-3
  • Vol. 3 – August 22, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-55323-0
  • Vol. 4 – predicted date: December 2017
  • Vol. 5 – predicted date: April 2018
  • Vol. 6 – predicted date: August 2018



Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash

Author: JYUMONJI Ao
Illustrations: SHIRAI Eiri
Status: 10 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: OVERLAP Bunko (OVERLAP)
Licensed by: Seven Seas / J-Novel Club
Format: Paperback / Digital

The Irregular at Magic High School

Author: SATO Tsutomu
Illustrations: ISHIDA Kana
Status: 22 (+1 SS) Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: Dengeki Bunko (ASCII Media Works)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback
  • Vol. 1: Enrollment Arc, Part I – April 19, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-34880-5
  • Vol. 2: Enrollment Arc, Part II – August 23, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-39029-3
  • Vol. 3: Nine School Competition Arc, Part I – December 20, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-39030-9
  • Vol. 4: Nine School Competition Arc, Part II – April 18, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-39031-6
  • Vol. 5 (3rd Arc) – August 22, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-39032-3
  • Vol. 6 (4th Arc, Part I) – December 12, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-39033-0
  • Vol. 7 (4th Arc, Part II) – predicted date: April 2018
  • Vol. 8 (5th Arc) – predicted date: August 2018
  • Vol. 9 (6th Arc, Part I) – predicted date: December 2018
  • Vol. 10 (6th Arc, Part II) – predicted date: April 2019
  • Vol. 11 (6th Arc, Part III) – predicted date: August 2019
  • Vol. 12 (7th Arc) – predicted date: December 2019
  • Vol. 13 (8th Arc) – predicted date: April 2020
  • Vol. 14 (9th Arc, Part I) – predicted date: August 2020
  • Vol. 15 (9th Arc, Part II) – predicted date: December 2020
  • Vol. 16 (10th Arc) – predicted date: April 2021
  • Vol. 17 (11th Arc, Part I) – predicted date: August 2021
  • Vol. 18 (11th Arc, Part II) – predicted date: December 2021
  • Vol. 19 (11th Arc, Part III) – predicted date: April 2022
  • Vol. SS – predicted date: August 2022
  • Vol. 20 (12th Arc) – predicted date: December 2022
  • Vol. 21 (13th Arc) – predicted date: April 2023
  • Vol. 22 (13th Arc) – predicted date: August 2023

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

Author: OMORI Fujino
Illustrations: YASUDA Suzuhito
Status: 12 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: GA Bunko (Softbank Creative Corp.)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1 – December 16, 2014, ISBN 978-0-316-33915-5
  • Vol. 2 – April 21, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-34014-4
  • Vol. 3 – August 25, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-34015-1
  • Vol. 4 – December 15, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-34016-8
  • Vol. 5 – April 19, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-31479-4
  • Vol. 6 – August 23, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-39416-1
  • Vol. 7 – December 20, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-39417-8
  • Vol. 8 – April 18, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-39418-5
  • Vol. 9 – September 19, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-56264-5
  • Vol. 10 – December 12, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-44245-9
  • Vol. 11 – predicted date: April 2018
  • Vol. 12 – predicted date: August 2018

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? On the Side: Sword Oratoria

Author: OMORI Fujino
Illustrations: HAIMURA Kiyotaka
Status: 9 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: GA Bunko (Softbank Creative Corp.)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1 – November 1, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-31533-3
  • Vol. 2 – February 21, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-31816-7
  • Vol. 3 – June 20, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-31818-1
  • Vol. 4 – October 31, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-31822-8
  • Vol. 5 – February 20, 2018, ISBN 978-0-316-44251-0
  • Vol. 6 – predicted date: June 2018
  • Vol. 7 – predicted date: October 2018
  • Vol. 8 – predicted date: February 2019
  • Vol. 9 – predicted date: June 2019

The Isolator

Author: KAWAHARA Reki
Illustrations: Shimeji
Status: 4 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: Dengeki Bunko (ASCII Media Works)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Hardcover
  • Vol. 1: The Biter – June 23, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-26059-6
  • Vol. 2: The Igniter – January 19, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-26889-9
  • Vol. 3: The Trancer – November 22, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-55272-1
  • Vol. 4: The Stinger – predicted date: early 2018
  • *This series is released slowly. About one, max. two volumes per year.



Kagerou Daze

Author: Jin (Shizen no Teki-P)
Illustrations: Sidu
Status: 7 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: KCG Bunko (Enterbrain)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1: In a Daze – May 19, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-25947-7
  • Vol. 2: A Headphone Actor – September 22, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-34204-9
  • Vol. 3: The Children Reason – January 26, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-30875-5
  • Vol. 4: The Missing Children – July 19, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-30876-2
  • Vol. 5: The Deceiving – September 27, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-54528-0
  • Vol. 6: Over the Dimension – January 24, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-46664-6
  • Vol. 7: From the Darkness – July 25, 2017, ISBN 978-0-31-643964-0



Kieli

Author: KABEI Yukako
Illustrations: TAUE Shunsuke
Status: 9 Volumes – Complete
Original publisher: Dengeki Bunko (ASCII Media Works)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback

  1. The Dead Sleep in the Wilderness – July 14, 2009, ISBN 978-0-7595-2929-8
  2. White Wake on the Sand – March 23, 2010, ISBN 978-0-7595-2930-4
  3. Prisoners Bound for Another Planet – September 28, 2010, ISBN 978-0-7595-2931-1
  4. Long Night Beside a Deep Pool – April 26, 2011, ISBN 978-0-7595-2932-8
  5. The Sunlit Garden Where It Began, Part 1 – September 20, 2011, ISBN 978-0-7595-2933-5
  6. The Sunlit Garden Where It Began, Part 2 – April 3, 2012, ISBN 978-0-7595-2934-2
  7. As the Deep Ravine’s Wind Howls – September 24, 2012, ISBN 978-0-7595-2935-9
  8. The Dead Sleep Eternally in the Wilderness, Part 1 – April 23, 2013, ISBN 978-0-7595-2936-6
  9. The Dead Sleep Eternally in the Wilderness, Part 2 – September 24,2013, ISBN 978-0-7595-2937-3

KONOSUBA: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!

Author: AKATSUKI Natsume
Illustrations: MISHIMA Kurone
Status: 11 (+4 SS) Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: Sneakers Bunko (Kadokawa)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1: Oh! My Useless Goddess! – February 21, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-55337-7
  • Vol. 2: Love, Witches & Other Delusions – April 18, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-46870-1
  • Vol. 3: You’re Being Summoned, Darkness – August 22, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-46873-2
  • Vol. 4 – December 19, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-46876-3
  • Vol. 5 – April 17, 2018, ISBN 978-0-316-46878-7
  • Vol. 6 – predicted date: August 2018
  • Vol. 7 – predicted date: December 2018
  • Vol. 8 – predicted date: April 2019
  • Vol. 9 – predicted date: August 2019
  • Vol. 10 – predicted date: December 2019
  • Vol. 11 – predicted date: April 2020
  • Short Stories or Spin-offs, not known if they’re included in the license.

Log Horizon

Author: TOUNO Mamare
Illustrations: HARA Kazuhiro
Status: 10 (+1 SS) Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: Enterbrain Bunko (Enterbrain)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback

Magical Girl Rising Project

Author: ENDOU Asari
Illustrations: maruino
Status: 11 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! Bunko (Takarajimasha)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1 – June 20, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-55857-0
  • Vol. 2: restart, part 1 – November 14, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-55991-1
  • Vol. 3: restart, part 2 – predicted date: March 2018
  • Vol. 4: episodes – predicted date: July 2018
  • Vol. 5: limited, part 1 – predicted date: November 2018
  • Vol. 6: limited, part 2 – predicted date: March 2019
  • Vol. 7: JOKERS – predicted date: July 2019
  • Vol. 8: ACES – predicted date: November 2019
  • Vol. 9: episodesφ – predicted date: March 2020
  • Vol. 10: Peaceful Days of Magical Girls – predicted date: July 2020
  • Vol. 11: QUEENS – predicted date: November 2020

The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya

Author: TANIGAWA Nagaru
Illustrations: ITO Noizi
Status: 11 Volumes – Hiatus
Original publisher: Sneakers Bunko (KADOKAWA)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Hardcover / Paperback
  1. The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya – April 1, 2009, ISBN 978-0-316-03901-7 / 978-0-316-03902-4
  2. The Sigh of Haruhi Suzumiya – October 7, 2009, ISBN 978-0-316-03881-2 / 978-0-316-03879-9
  3. The Boredom of Haruhi Suzumiya – July 1, 2010, ISBN 978-0-316-03886-7 / 978-0-316-03887-4
  4. The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya -November 2,2010, ISBN 978-0-316-03890-4 / 978-0-316-03889-8
  5. The Rampage of Haruhi Suzumiya – June 7, 2011, ISBN 978-0-316-03882-9 / 978-0-316-03884-3
  6. The Wavering of Haruhi Suzumiya – November 7, 2011, ISBN 978-0-316-03891-1 / 978-0-316-03892-8
  7. The Intrigues of Haruhi Suzumiya – June 19, 2012, ISBN 978-0-316-03895-9 / 978-0-316-03896-6
  8. The Indignation of Haruhi Suzumiya – November 20, 2012, ISBN 978-0-316-03900-0 / 978-0-316-03899-7
  9. The Dissociation of Haruhi Suzumiya – June 18, 2013, ISBN 978-0-316-03893-5 / 978-0-316-03894-2
  10. The Surprise of Haruhi Suzumiya – November 19, 2013, ISBN 978-0-316-03898-0 / 978-0-316-03897-3 (2-in-1 omnibus)
  11. HIATUS

Mikagura School Suite

Author: Last Note.
Illustrations: Akina
Status: 8 Volumes – Complete
Original publisher: MF Bunko J (Media Factory)
Licensed by: One Peace Books
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1: Stride after School – August 28, 2017, ISBN 978-1-944937-33-1
  • Vol. 2
  • Vol. 3
  • Vol. 4
  • Vol. 5
  • Vol. 6
  • Vol. 7
  • Vol. 8



MONOGATARI Series

Author: NISIOISIN
Illustrations: VOFAN
Status: 22 Volumes – Complete(?)
Original publisher: Kodansha BOX (Kodansha)
Licensed by: Vertical Inc.
Format: Paperback
  1. KIZUMONOGATARI: Wound Tale – December 15, 2015, ISBN 978-1-941220-97-9
  2. BAKEMONOGATARI Part 01: Monster Tale – December 20, 2016, ISBN 978-1-942993-88-9
  3. BAKEMONOGATARI Part 02: Monster Tale – February 28, 2017, ISBN 978-1-942993-89-6
  4. BAKEMONOGATARI Part 03: Monster Tale – April 25, 2017, ISBN 978-1-942993-90-2
  5. NISEMONOGATARI Part 01: Fake Tale – June 27, 2017, ISBN 978-1-942993-98-8
  6. NISEMONOGATARI Part 02: Fake Tale – August 22, 2017, ISBN 978-1-942993-99-5
  7. NEKOMONOGATARI (BLACK): Cat Tale – November 28, 2017, ISBN 978-1-945054-48-8
  8. NEKOMONOGATARI (WHITE): Cat Tale – January 23, 2018, ISBN 978-1-945054-49-5
  9. No futher volumes licensed yet as per the author’s request (but honestly it’s just a question of time, so I’ll list them).
  10. KABUKIMONOGATARI
  11. HANAMONOGATARI
  12. OTORIMONOGATARI
  13. ONIMONOGATARI
  14. KOIMONOGATARI
  15. TSUKIMONOGATARI
  16. KOYOMIMONOGATARI
  17. OWARIMONOGATARI Part 01
  18. OWARIMONOGATARI Part 02
  19. OWARIMONOGATARI Part 03
  20. ZOKUOWARIMONOGATARI
  21. OROKAMONOGATARI
  22. WAZAMONOGATARI
  23. NADEMONOGATARI
  24. MUSUBIMONOGATARI

Monster Girl Doctor

Author: ORIKŌ Yoshino
Illustrations: Z-Ton
Status: 3 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: Dash X Bunko (Shueisha)
Licensed by: Seven Seas Entertainment
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1 – December 19, 2017, ISBN 978-1-626926-54-7
  • Vol. 2 – early 2018
  • Vol. 3 – mid 2018



My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong as I Expected

Author: WATARI Wataru
Illustrations: Ponkan8
Status: 12 (+3 SS) Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: GAGAGA Bunko (Shogakukan)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback
  • Vol. 1 – September 27, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-31229-5
  • Vol. 2 – May 23, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-39601-1
  • Vol. 3 – September 19, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-31806-8
  • Vol. 4 – January 23, 2018, ISBN 978-0-316-31807-5
  • Vol. 5 – May 22, 2018, ISBN 978-0-316-31808-2
  • Vol. 6 – predicted date: September 2018
  • Vol. 6.5 – predicted date: January 2019
  • Vol. 7 – predicted date: May 2019
  • Vol. 7.5 – predicted date: September 2019
  • Vol. 8 – predicted date: January 2020
  • Vol. 9 – predicted date: May 2020
  • Vol. 10 – predicted date: September 2020
  • Vol. 10.5 – predicted date: January 2021
  • Vol. 11 – predicted date: May 2021
  • Vol. 12 – predicted date: September 2021

No Game No Life

Author: KAMIYA Yuu
Illustrations: KAMIYA Yuu
Status: 9 (+1SS) Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: MF Bunko J (Media Factory)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1 – April 21, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-38311-0
  • Vol. 2 – July 21, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-38517-6
  • Vol. 3 – October 27, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-38519-0
  • Vol. 4 – March 22, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-38521-3
  • Vol. 5 – December 18, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-38523-7
  • Vol. 6 – July 25, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-38526-8
  • Vol. 7 – December 12, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-31643-9
  • Vol. 8 – January 23(?), 2018, ISBN 978-0-316-50266-5
  • Vol. 9 – predicted date: July 2018
  • Vol. SS: Practical War Game – probably not included in license

Occultic;Nine

Author: SHIKURA Chiyomaru
Illustrations: pako
Status: 2 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: OVERLAP Bunko (OVERLAP)
Licensed by: Seven Seas / J-Novel Club
Format: Paperback / Digital
  • Vol. 1 – July 4, 2017, ISBN 978-1-626926-59-2
  • Vol. 2 – September 12, 2017, ISBN 978-1-626926-61-5



Overlord

Author: MARUYAMA Kugane
Illustrations: so-bin
Status: 11 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: Enterbrain
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Hardcover + Digital
  • Vol. 1: The Undead King – May 24, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-27224-7
  • Vol. 2: The Dark Warrior – September 27, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-36391-4
  • Vol. 3: The Bloody Valkyrie – January 24, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-36393-8
  • Vol. 4: The Lizardman Heroes – May 23, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-39759-9
  • Vol. 5: The Men of the Kingdom Part I – September 19, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-39761-2
  • Vol. 6: The Men of the Kingdom Part II – January 23, 2018, ISBN 978-0-316-39879-4
  • Vol. 7 – predicted date: May 2018
  • Vol. 8 – predicted date: September 2018
  • Vol. 9 – predicted date: January 2019
  • Vol. 10 – predicted date: May 2019
  • Vol. 11 – predicted date: September 2019

Psycome

Author: MIZUSHIRO Mizuki
Illustrations: Namanie
Status: 6 Volumes – Complete
Original publisher: Famitsu Bunko (Enterbrain)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital



Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-

Author: NAGATSUKI Tappei
Illustrations: OTSUKA Shinichirou
Status: 12 (+4 SS) Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: MF Bunko J (Media Factory)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1 – July 19, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-31530-2
  • Vol. 2 – November 15, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-39837-4
  • Vol. 3 – March 21, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-39840-4
  • Vol. 4 – June 20, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-39842-8
  • Vol. 5 – November 14, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-39845-9
  • Vol. 6 – February 20, 2018, ISBN 978-0-316-39847-3
  • Vol. 7 – predicted date: June 2018
  • Vol. 8 – predicted date: November 2018
  • Vol. 9 – predicted date: March 2019
  • Vol. 10 – predicted date: July 2019
  • Vol. 11 – predicted date: November 2019
  • Vol. 12 – predicted date: March 2020
  • Vol. 13 – predicted date: July 2020
  • Short Stories or Spin-offs, not known if they’re included in the license.

Regarding Reincarnating as Slime

Author: Fuse
Illustrations: Mitz Vah
Status: 10 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: GC Novels (Micro Magazine)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback
  • Vol. 1 – predicted date: early 2018
  • Vol. 2
  • Vol. 3
  • Vol. 4
  • Vol. 5
  • Vol. 6
  • Vol. 7
  • Vol. 8
  • Vol. 9
  • Vol. 10

The Rising of the Shield Hero

Author: ANEKO Yusagi
Illustrations: MINAMI Seira
Status: 17 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: MF Books (Media Factory)
Licensed by: One Peace Books
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1 – September 15, 2015, ISBN 978-1-935548-72-0
  • Vol. 2 – October 20, 2015, ISBN 978-1-935548-78-2
  • Vol. 3 – February 16, 2016, ISBN 978-1-935548-66-9
  • Vol. 4 – June 14, 2016, ISBN 978-1-935548-65-2
  • Vol. 5 – August 23, 2016, ISBN 978-1-935548-67-6
  • Vol. 6 – November 22, 2016, ISBN 978-1-935548-56-0
  • Vol. 7 – April 18, 2017, ISBN 978-1-944937-08-9
  • Vol. 8 – June 13, 2017, ISBN 978-1-944937-09-6
  • Vol. 9 – October 17, 2017, ISBN 978-1-944937-25-6
  • Vol. 10 – December 19, 2017, ISBN 978-1-944937-26-3
  • Vol. 11 – predicted date: April 2018
  • Vol. 12 – predicted date: June 2018
  • Vol. 13 – predicted date: 2018
  • Vol. 14 – predicted date: 2018
  • Vol. 15 – predicted date: 2019
  • Vol. 16 – predicted date: 2019
  • Vol. 17 – predicted date: 2019

Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers

Author: YAMAGATA Ishio
Illustrations: Miyagi
Status: 6 (+1 SS) Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: Dash X Bunko (Shueisha)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback
  • Vol. 1 – April 18, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-50141-5
  • Vol. 2 – August 22, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-55619-4
  • Vol. 3 – December 12, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-55620-0
  • Vol. 4 – April 17, 2018, ISBN 978-0-316-55622-4
  • Vol. 5 – August 21, 2018, ISBN 978-0-316-55623-1
  • Vol. 6 – predicted date: December 2018
  • Spin-off “archive1 – Don’t pray to the flower”, not known if included in the license.



The Saga of Tanya the Evil

Author: Carlo Zen
Illustrations: SHINOTSUKI Shinobu
Status: 8 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: Enterbrain
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1: (Deus lo vult) – November 14, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-51244-2
  • Vol. 2: (Plus Ultra) – predicted date: March 2018
  • Vol. 3: (The Finest Hour) – predicted date: July 2018
  • Vol. 4: (Dabit deus his quoque finem.) – predicted date: November 2018
  • Vol. 5: (Abyssus abyssum invocat) – predicted date: March 2019
  • Vol. 6: (Nil Admirari) – predicted date: July 2019
  • Vol. 7: (Ut sementem feceris, ita metes) – predicted date: November 2019
  • Vol. 8: (in omnia paratus) – predicted date: March 2020



Seraph of the End: Guren Ichinose: Catastrophe at Sixteen

Author: KAGAMI Takaya
Illustrations: YAMAMOTO Yamato
Status: 7 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: Kodansha Lanove Bunko (Kodansha)
Licensed by: Vertical Inc
Format: Paperback; 2-in-1 omnibus
  • Vol. 1 – January 5, 2016, ISBN 978-1-941220-98-6
  • Vol. 2 – May 24, 2016, ISBN 978-1-942993-05-6
  • Vol. 3 – November 8, 2016, ISBN 978-1-942993-74-2
  • Vol. 4 – December 19, 2017, ISBN 978-1-945054-30-3



So I’m a Spider, So What?

Author: BABA Okina
Illustrations: KIRYUU Tsukasa
Status: 5 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: Kadokawa Books (Fujimi Shobo)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback
  • Vol. 1 – predicted date: early 2018
  • Vol. 2
  • Vol. 3
  • Vol. 4
  • Vol. 5
  • Vol. 6



Sound! Euphonium

Author: TAKEDA Ayano
Illustrations: ASADA Nikki
Status: 5 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: (Takarajimasha)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital



Spice & Wolf

Author: HASEKURA Isuna
Illustrations: ASAKURA Juu
Status: 19 Volumes – Complete
Original publisher: Dengeki Bunko (ASCII Media Works)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1 – December 15, 2009, ISBN 978-0-7595-3104-8
  • Vol. 2 – June 15, 2010, ISBN 978-0-7595-3106-2
  • Vol. 3 – December 21, 2010, ISBN 978-0-7595-3107-9
  • Vol. 4 – June 28, 2011, ISBN 978-0-7595-3108-6
  • Vol. 5 – December 13, 2011, ISBN 978-0-7595-3110-9
  • Vol. 6 – June 26, 2012, ISBN 978-0-7595-3111-6
  • Vol. 7: Side Colors – December 11, 2012, ISBN 978-0-316-22912-8
  • Vol. 8: Town of Strife 1 – April 23, 2013, ISBN 978-0-316-24546-3
  • Vol. 9: Town of Strife 2 – August 20, 2013, ISBN 978-0-316-24548-7
  • Vol. 10 – December 17, 2013, ISBN 978-0-316-32236-2
  • Vol. 11: Side Colors II – April 22, 2014, ISBN 978-0-316-32427-4
  • Vol. 12 – August 26, 2014, ISBN 978-0-316-32432-8
  • Vol. 13: Side Colors III – December 16, 2014, ISBN 978-0-316-33661-1
  • Vol. 14 – April 21, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-33959-9
  • Vol. 15: The Coin of the Sun I – August 25, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-33961-2
  • Vol. 16: The Coin of the Sun II – December 15, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-33963-6
  • Vol. 17: Epilogue – April 26, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-33964-3
  • Vol. 18: Spring Log – June 20, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-47167-1
  • Vol. 19: Spring Log II – predicted date: first half of 2018

Wolf & Parchment (Spice & Wolf New Theory)

Author: HASEKURA Isuna
Illustrations: ASAKURA Juu
Status: 2 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: Dengeki Bunko (ASCII Media Works)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1 – November 14, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-47345-3
  • Vol. 2 – predicted date: early 2018
  • *Different sources lists this novel as either Wolf and Parchment, or Wolf on the Parchment. Title to be confirmed in November.



Strike the Blood

Author: MIKUMO Gakuto
Illustrations: Manyako
Status: 17 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: Dengeki Bunko (ASCII Media Works)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 1: The Right Arm of the Saint – September 22, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-34547-7
  • Vol. 2: From the Warlord’s Empire – January 19, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-34549-1
  • Vol. 3: The Amphisbaena – May 24, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-34551-4
  • Vol. 4: Labyrinth of the Blue Witch – September 27, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-34553-8
  • Vol. 5: Fiesta for the Observers – January 24, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-34556-9
  • Vol. 6: Return of the Alchemist – May 23, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-34558-3
  • Vol. 7: (Night Lord of the Blazing Light) – September 19, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-56265-2
  • Vol. 8 – January 23, 2018, ISBN 978-0-316-44208-4
  • Vol. 9 – predicted date: May 2018
  • Vol. 10 – predicted date: September 2018
  • Vol. 11 – predicted date: January 2019
  • Vol. 12 – predicted date: May 2019
  • Vol. 13 – predicted date: September 2019
  • Vol. 14 – predicted date: January 2020
  • Vol. 15 – predicted date: May 2020
  • Vol. 16 – predicted date: September 2020 (2nd Season: The Demise Arc)
  • Vol. 17 – predicted date: January 2021

Sword Art Online

Author: KAWAHARA Reki
Illustrations: abec (read as: abeshi)
Status: 19 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: Dengeki Bunko (ASCII Media Works)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 001: Aincrad – April 22, 2014, ISBN 978-0-316-37124-7
  • Vol. 002: Aincrad – August 26, 2014, ISBN 978-0-316-37681-5
  • Vol. 003: Fairy Dance – December 16, 2014, ISBN 978-0-316-29642-7
  • Vol. 004: Fairy Dance – April 21, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-29643-4
  • Vol. 005: Phantom Bullet – August 18, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-29644-1
  • Vol. 006: Phantom Bullet – December 15, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-29645-8
  • Vol. 007: Mother’s Rosary – April 19, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-39040-8
  • Vol. 008: Early and Late – August 23, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-39041-5
  • Vol. 009: Alicization Beginning – December 20, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-39042-2
  • Vol. 010: Alicization Running – April 18, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-39043-9
  • Vol. 011: Alicization Turning – August 22, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-39044-6
  • Vol. 012: Alicization Rising – December 12, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-39045-3
  • Vol. 013: Alicization Dividing – April 17, 2018, ISBN 978-0-316-39046-0
  • Vol. 014: Alicization Uniting – predicted date: August 2018
  • Vol. 015: Alicization Invading – predicted date: December 2018
  • Vol. 016: Alicization Exploding – predicted date: April 2019
  • Vol. 017: Alicization Awakening – predicted date: August 2019
  • Vol. 018: Alicization Lasting – predicted date: December 2019
  • Vol. 019: Moon Cradle – predicted date: April 2020

Sword Art Online Progressive

Author: KAWAHARA Reki
Illustrations: abec (read as: abeshi)
Status: 4 Volumes – Ongoing
Original publisher: Dengeki Bunko (ASCII Media Works)
Licensed by: Yen On (Yen Press)
Format: Paperback + Digital
  • Vol. 001 – March 24, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-25936-1
  • Vol. 002 – June 23, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-34217-9
  • Vol. 003 – October 27, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-34883-6
  • Vol. 004 – October 25, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-54542-6



ZAREGOTO Series

Author: NISIOISIN
Illustrations: TAKE
Status: 9 Volumes – Complete
Original publisher: Kodansha Novels (Kodansha)
Licensed by: Vertical Inc.
Format: Paperback


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