More titles getting a print release


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    Amazon has 2 more JNC series listed with paperbacks.

    The Magic in This Other World Is Too Far Behind!
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/1718354002

    If It's for My Daughter, I'd Even Defeat a Demon Lord
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/1718353006

    EDIT: Now here's a list of JNC titles. Bolded ones have or will have a print release.

    Novels:

    Altina the Sword Princess
    Amagi Brilliant Park
    An Archdemon's Dilemma: How to Love Your Elf Bride
    Ao Oni
    Apparently it's My Fault That My Husband Has The Head of a Beast
    Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest (SSE)
    Arifureta Zero (SSE)
    Ascendance of a Bookworm
    Beatless
    Bluesteel Blasphemer
    Brave Chronicle: The Ruinmaker
    Campfire Cooking in Another World with My Absurd Skill
    Clockwork Planet (SSE)
    Cooking with Wild Game
    Crest of the Stars
    Banner of the Stars
    Demon King Daimaou
    Demon Lord, Retry!
    Der Werwolf: The Annals of Veight
    ECHO
    The Faraway Paladin
    From Truant to Anime Screenwriter: My Path to “Anohana” and “The Anthem of the Heart”
    Full Metal Panic!
    Gear Drive
    The Greatest Magicmaster's Retirement Plan
    Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash (SSE)
    How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom (SSE)
    How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord
    I Saved Too Many Girls and Caused the Apocalypse
    I Shall Survive Using Potions!
    If It’s for My Daughter, I’d Even Defeat a Demon Lord
    In Another World With My Smartphone
    Infinite Dendrogram
    Infinite Stratos
    Invaders of the Rokujouma!?
    JK Haru is a Sex Worker in Another World
    Kokoro Connect
    Last and First Idol
    Lazy Dungeon Master
    The Magic in this Other World is Too Far Behind!
    The Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar
    Me, a Genius? I Was Reborn into Another World and I Think They've Got the Wrong Idea!
    Middle-Aged Businessman, Arise in Another World!
    Mixed Bathing in Another Dimension
    My Big Sister Lives in a Fantasy World
    My Little Sister Can Read Kanji
    My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!
    Occultic;Nine (SSE)
    Otherside Picnic
    Outbreak Company
    Paying to Win in a VRMMO
    Record of Wortenia War
    Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles
    Seriously Seeking Sister! Ultimate Vampire Princess Just Wants Little Sister; Plenty of Service Will Be Provided!
    Side-By-Side Dreamers
    Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: The Wayward Journey
    There Was No Secret Evil-Fighting Organization (srsly?!), So I Made One MYSELF!
    The Unwanted Undead Adventurer
    Walking My Second Path in Life
    Welcome to Japan, Ms. Elf!
    Yume Nikki: I Am Not in Your Dream

    Manga:

    A Very Fairy Apartment
    An Archdemon's Dilemma: How to Love Your Elf Bride
    Animeta!
    Ascendance of a Bookworm
    Cooking with Wild Game
    Demon Lord, Retry!
    Discommunication
    How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom
    I Shall Survive Using Potions!
    Infinite Dendrogram
    Marginal Operation
    Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles
    Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: Reckless Journey
    Sweet Reincarnation
    The Faraway Paladin
    The Magic in this Other World is Too Far Behind!
    The Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar
    The Unwanted Undead Adventurer



  • JNC are absolute madlads. r/madlads
    All jokes aside though, this means they would have 4 LNs listed with paperbacks, if I am not mistaken.
    Man that is nice, especially since I am not a big fan of ebooks and they have some series I am interested in getting.
    Keep em coming!


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    @happy I call them madlads even more that they are releasing both volumes 1&2 of Smartphone and Demon Lord on the first day lol.

    But this is pretty awesome. If something as recent as Isekai Mahou can get a print, I’m really crossing my fingers for Elf Bride! :P



  • @legitpancake
    Haha, true.
    Saw some manga chapters of elf bride and they were enjoyable. Wouldnt mind getting my hands on something fluffy down the line. From their current line-up I guess I want Amagiri Brilliant Park and Outbreak company printed, even though outbreak company is probabaly never gonna happen. We'll unless they make some big bucks and decide they dont mind printing some.


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    Do these have an anime announced (yet)?

    I'm a little surprised, just because I didn't think they were series topping the sales lists whenever Sam leaks the top sellers. Though it's probably also true that the top sellers are already getting a print run, and these may be next in line down the list. If It's for My Daughter in particular seems like it could be off-putting to possible general readers because of ... spoilers, though I be overly biased by my own reaction there.

    If there's not already an anime announced, it's making me vaguely suspicious this is preempting an announcement. Or print could just be a reasonable strategy for second tier sellers (if I'm correct in calling them second tier).



  • @hatguy12 I believe For My Daughter is the 4th best seller.

    Isekai Mahou is in the top 10 above Isekai Maou


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    I stand corrected (and surprised) then. I must not have been paying enough attention to Sam's leaks.


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    Do we know if there are age ratings on these like most of the other publishers do with their LN releases?


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    Print releases for two more books are up on Amazon.
    JK Haru Is a Sex Worker in Another World
    Last and First idol


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    Nice. Does Last and First Idol have color inserts?

    I know Sam was saying Print on Demand could be something to look into for JK Haru since it didn't have inserts.


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    Great, i really wasn't expecting a print release for Last and first idol, i'm preordering that one right away.


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    @terrence Both JK Haru and Idol are basically regular novels, with no images save for the cover.

    Wondering if Sam will print Mari Okada's Truant. I'm surprised he chose to print Idol before it, honestly.


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    Wow, I'm pleasantly surprised. I may get JK Haru again since it was amazing but it may be a little awkward having that title on my shelf lol. I didn't think they'd sell enough digitally to warrant print editions, especially Last and First Idol. Unless Sam figures it will reach the right audience easier that way?


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    @hyperion said in More titles getting a print release:

    Wow, I'm pleasantly surprised. I may get JK Haru again since it was amazing but it may be a little awkward having that title on my shelf lol. I didn't think they'd sell enough digitally to warrant print editions, especially Last and First Idol. Unless Sam figures it will reach the right audience easier that way?

    From what I've noticed of Amazon rankings, JK Haru actually sold decently well. I guess being an isekai, even with its... unique take on it, was enough to get it some good sales.

    As for Last and First Idol, yeah, I'd say it's more to give the book more recognition in science fiction circles.

    Well, given they're one-shots I'm not surprised they got print releases since even if they don't sell, the money lost on them would be minimal; if a print-on-demand model is possible given their lack of color pages, that just makes them even less of a risk.



  • I believe Sam also said the sales threshold for one-shot e-books is much lower to justify a physical run.


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    I don't want JK Haru to be a one-shot though... :(



  • @guspaz agreed really hope JNC goes for that Doujin the author released a short while ago.



  • F*ck! Yes!
    I wished for this since the day they were announced (Well, them being licensed and physical releases were announced on the same day lol)

    The next step is figuring out how to handle the embarrassment when I'm talking with my local indie bookstore owner about special ordering it lol.


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    @bloodygaikotsu said in More titles getting a print release:

    The next step is figuring out how to handle the embarrassment when I'm talking with my local indie bookstore owner about special ordering it lol.

    Are you talking about ordering it for yourself or for the book store? If it is for yourself the you can order it online but if it is to stock it in the bookstore then I believe passion is a great asset.