[Spoilers] Sorcerer's Receptionist and Sequel WN Discussion Thread
Starting a thread here for discussion about the "Sorcerer's Receptionist" (Mahou Sekai no Uketsukejou ni naritai desu) web novel and its ongoing sequel "Mahou Sekai no Monogatari."
Sorcerer's Receptionist WN: https://ncode.syosetu.com/n2056dv/
New installments are posted in advance to the author's website. Syosetsu currently has up to installment 16 and the website up to installment 24.
To answer a post in the Members Only forum:
The Receptionist light novels and web novel are 99% identical except that the WN side stories aren't included in the LN. The LN has a few exclusive side stories as well.
One of the few differences between the LN and WN is
Additionally, in the sequel's WN,
To sum up, their relationship is not yet wrapped up, so there may be a better resolution coming to past issues. And Rockmann's past behavior becomes more understandable if you've read the side stories and sequel.
(Disclaimer: My Japanese sucks, so there may be translation errors. Feel free to correct me if you notice any.)
@aneliese shakes fist I wish those first two bits had been included in the LN!
This series is one that really makes me want to learn Japanese; I wish I had the time and motivation to do it T-T If those WN exclusive side stories and the sequel are never translated, I really might need to just pull myself up by my bootstraps and learn.
The web novel includes a character guide which offers some additional tidbits: http://ncode.syosetu.com/n2183eg/1/
On the mythological parallels:
Spoilers about Locktiss from her web novel side story: