Light novel suggestion



  • Oh man, I second Campione! so much. Would love to see an official translation of that series.



  • @DTTA said in Light novel suggestion:

    My brother suggests High School DxD, Date A Live, Campione, and Biblia Used Bookstore Casebook, though I think some are Kadokawa, so unlikely.

    They all are, except Campione! which is Shueisha.



  • If we're talking Shueisha (which will probably be the hardest company to license from) then we need the light novels for the shonen jump manga already being translated in America.

    Shokugeki no Soma
    Black Clover

    The thing about Black Clover is that the storyline in the Black Clover Light Novel is directly involved with the current arc of the manga.

    So I am just here reading the manga with no background knowledge of what the hell happened before twe got to this point.

    Viz media should have translated the Light Novel it's pretty much a slap in the face to fans outside of Japan. Like what are we suppose to do at that point...just pirate it. Which I really would rather not do!



  • I want mentioned these in the main thread, but I'd like Shakugan no Shana, Dantalian, GOSICK, Shigofumi, Beautiful Bones and Lost Universe. The last of which is uber important to me.
    Lost Universe is so special to me that I'd be happy to spend $150 on extras.



  • Add some ROM-COM title/s without scifi or supernatural occurrence!


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    @Phil99 I'd enjoy that too


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    @Dark-Star-Key You know I translated the subs for the DVDs of Shigofumi's anime. It's a shortish series I'd love to release personally.


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    I'd second the general ROMCOM requests, though less comedy and more drama would also be appreciated. Maybe the White Album 2 light novel adaptation? Furthermore I would like to add „ Washio Sumi wa Yuusha de aru “, the single-novel prequel to Yuuki Yuuna. Albeit that's licensed by Kadokawa, so it's rather unlikely.


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    Kumo desu ga, Nani ka

    I read the WN translation and now I like to read the NV. There are some changes between the WN and the LN. There are also a trnslation of the manga.

    The story starts with kumo-chan but after some time the story of other reincarnated appears. All stories converge and join near the end. I found it much interesting.


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    @Jaquobus said in Light novel suggestion:

    I'd second the general ROMCOM requests, though less comedy and more drama would also be appreciated. Maybe the White Album 2 light novel adaptation?

    We need this! Does it conclude the story like the visual novel, or leave off unresolved like the anime?

    I'm still hoping some crazy company brings over the visual novels (though, that company may have to be Atlus / Sega who brought over Tears to Tiara and are bringing Utawaremuruno games, which seems unlikely).

    I could definitely use more drama / triangles in my life like White Album 2.



  • Now for even more obscure suggestions. I'd love to see Satoru Akahori's ancient Saber Marionette J novels and absolutely any based on Tatsunoko series, if they even exist.


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    @Terrence I actually do not know first-hand if it resolves anything, but I recall someone saying so on a discussion thread about the anime. Also, I would hope that 6 light novels are enough to get to a resolution.



  • May I suggest World Teacher or Lazy Dungeon Master ? :) Would love it if J-Novel licensed them



  • I have so many suggestions that it's not even funny, so I apologize. I'll list my top picks from the list first in case you don't want to read it all.

    My Top Picks from My Suggestions: Youjo Senki; Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry; GATE; Hagure Yuusha no Aesthetica; GJ-bu; NakaImo; Nejimaki Seirei Senki: Tenkyou no Alderamin; Oda Nobuna no Yabou; Papa no Iu Koto wo Kikinasai!; and Outbreak Company

    My Suggestions: Youjo Senki (aka Saga of Tanya the Evil); Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry (aka Chivalry of a Failed Knight/A Tale of the Worst One); Campione!; Absolute Duo; Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (aka Haganai: I Don't Have Many Friends); So I Can't Play, H; Date a Live; Densetsu no Yuusha no Densetsu (aka Legend of the Legendary Heroes); GATE: Jietai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri; GJ-bu; Hagure Yuusha no Aesthetica (aka Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero); High School DxD; Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou (aka Demon King Daimao); Inou-Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de (aka When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace); Kamisama no Inai Nichiyoubi (aka Sunday Without God); Katanagatari; Kono Naka ni Hitori, Imouto ga Iru! (aka NakaImo: My Little Sister is Among Them); Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? (aka Is This a Zombie?); Mondaji-tachi ga Isekai kara Kuru Sou Desu yo? (aka Problem Children Are Coming From Another World, Aren't They?); Nejimaki Seirei Senki: Tenkyou no Alderamin (aka Alderamin on the Sky); Oda Nobuna no Yabou (aka The Ambition of Oda Nobuna); Ore ga Ojousama Gakkou ni "Shomin Sample" Toshite Gets♥Sareta Ken (aka Shomin Sample); Ore no Nounai Sentakushi ga, Gakuen Love Comedy wo Zenryoku de Jama Shiteiru (aka NouCome); Outbreak Company; Papa no Iu Koto wo Kikinasai! (aka Listen to Me, Girls! I Am Your Father); Saijaku Muhai no Bahamut (aka Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle); Seiken Tsukai no World Break; Seikoku no Dragonar/Seikoku no Ryuu Kishi; Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance (aka Blade Dance of the Elementalers); Seitokai no Ichizon (aka Student Council's Discretion); Taimadou Gakuen 35 Shiken Shoutai; Zero no Tsukaima (aka The Familiar of Zero); and Kyoukaisenjou no Horizon (aka Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere)



  • @Ryan-Monahan Youjo senki and Alderamin are beautiful choices, I hope ANYONE licenses them


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    Well, when you cooperate with seven seas, they maybe have rights for LN Mushoku Tensei and Akashic Records of the Bastard Magical Instructor, because they release a manga. In case of Akahashic Records I will be truly happy to see it translated.



  • @ImIlyaz said in Light novel suggestion:

    @Ryan-Monahan Youjo senki and Alderamin are beautiful choices, I hope ANYONE licenses them

    I second that. Alderamin would be really amazing I saw the anime and wanted to read all of it but sadly only Volume 1 is completely translated and all the other volumes just partial I think.



  • @xNovacaine mm, I'm in the same situation!



  • An additional suggestion would be "The New Gate". It would fit in the current "novel-style" because almost every novel you guys licensed is about Game/Alternate (Game) reality



  • May be you can do "I said makes my abilities average" (http://www.es-novel.jp/booktitle/24heikinchi.php) or "ascendance of bookworm" (http://www.novelupdates.com/series/ascendance-of-a-bookworm/). Both listed as shoujou but I think it can be enjoyed by male reader too. I've read fan translated version of both novel, it was good read and it can serve a breather from usual harem novel here.
    ps. sorry for horrible grammar..


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