J-Novel Club Licenses Slayers, Holmes of Kyoto, and More


Gentle novel and manga distributor J-Novel Membership had been readily available immediately for Anime Expo Lite, the West Coast conference’s reply to the present social distancing measures in place. Throughout their business panel, they rolled out an thrilling slate of 13 mild novel and manga titles, a few of which can be found to start out proper now on their web site in the event you’re a JNC member!


Here is the total listing of recent titles:


The Bloodline

publishing first on J-Novel Membership


After the autumn of civilization, a hierarchical society was born the place blood determines the whole lot. The wealthy steal each the blood and lifespans of the poor, rejoicing of their now-eternal lives.

Nagi is a commoner fated to die, whereas Saya is royalty, gifted with everlasting youth. When destiny brings their unlikely paths collectively, their harmless love set the gears in movement to tear down the partitions of a society constructed upon great inequality and racial discrimination.



Lovely and sensible sorcerer women simply cannot have good issues, huh? All I wished to do was swipe just a little little bit of bandit treasure. Now all of a sudden I am being chased round by icky trolls, nasty demons, imply mummies, and brooding golem unhealthy boys. And for what? A tiny little artifact that may convey in regards to the finish of the world? Hah! I am going to present them there is a cause you do not cross Lina Inverse…


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I Love Yuri and I Received Bodyswapped with a Fujoshi! (manga adaptation)

Meet Reiji Yoshida: a yuri otaku that loves yuri greater than anything on the earth. All he needs is to get pleasure from his passion in peace, however bother ensues when he crosses paths with Mitsuru Hoshina, a fujoshi who’s obsessive about boys’ love. Hijinks ensue, and a vengeful ghost residing of their college’s manga membership swaps their our bodies!

Polar opposites in each personalities and hobbies conflict on this thrilling first quantity—observe the adventures of their comedic physique swap experiences!


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My On the spot Demise Means is So Overpowered, No One in This Different World Stands a Probability In opposition to Me!

Awaking to absolute chaos and carnage whereas on a faculty journey, Yogiri Takatou discovers that everybody in his class has been transported to a different world! He had in some way managed to sleep via the complete ordeal himself, lacking out on the Present — powers bestowed upon the others by a mysterious Sage who appeared to move them. Even worse, he and one other classmate had been ruthlessly deserted by their pals, left as bait to distract a close-by dragon.


Though not terribly bothered by the considered dying, he reluctantly decides to guard his lone companion. In spite of everything, a lowly Stage 1000 monster would not stand an opportunity towards his secret energy to invoke On the spot Demise with a single thought! If he can keep awake lengthy sufficient to hassle utilizing it, that’s…

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WATARU!!! The Scorching-Blooded Combating Teen & His Epic Adventures in a Fantasy World After Stopping a Truck with His Naked Arms!!

It is a great day for Wataru Ito, highschool pupil, grasp martial artist, honorable and humble teenager, and all-around superior man. Throughout his day by day run to high school he occurred to get hit by a big truck barreling round a nook.

Not that that is the form of occasion that may be the tip of the likes of Wataru, after all, however when a truck runs into you, you get despatched to a different world. That is simply the way in which issues are typically. Nonetheless, Wataru’s not about to take this type of factor mendacity down! The very first thing he units out to do is locate who’s the hardest hombre on this land and go up towards the best challenges this new world has to supply!

Oh, and the best fighter on this place additionally occurs to be the Demon Lord who’s kidnapping folks all throughout the dominion in an try to wipe out humanity? Even higher! Wataru’s foremost curiosity is in dealing with a troublesome battle; saving the world within the course of is simply icing on the cake!

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Report of Wortenia Struggle (manga)

Ryoma Mikoshiba, an unusual high-schooler adept at martial arts, someday finds himself summoned to a different world. Those who summoned him, the O’ltormea Empire, cite the truth that ‘when these summoned kill one other residing being, they’ll take in a fraction of their energy and make it their very own’ as their cause. However upon studying the empire makes use of these they summon to strengthen themselves by foul means, Ryoma is consumed by hatred and slays an necessary member of the O’ltormean court docket.

Making an attempt to flee the Empire’s borders whereas conserving his id a secret, he’s accosted by two twin sisters— one golden-haired, the opposite silver-haired— in a gathering that units the gears of destiny in movement. The curtain rises on a file of the wars of a younger supreme ruler on this different world fantasy!


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A Lily Blooms in One other World

a J-Novel Coronary heart title

Miyako Florence isn’t unhappy when her fiancée breaks off their engagement after two years. It’s all in line with plan! Whisked to the world of her favourite otome recreation, Miyako frees herself from a boring noble to pursue her true soulmate: the sport’s villainess Fuuka Hamilton. Proud Fuuka solely has eyes for his or her mutual ex-fiancée! Miyako confesses her like to Fuuka and proposes that they run away collectively.

Fuuka agrees on one situation: Miyako should make her say “I’m joyful” in 14 days. With conniving nobles, unusual illnesses, and magical rituals pulling them aside, can Miyako win the villainess’s coronary heart? A tentative bud blossoms on this twisting romance from the creator of Sexiled: My Sexist Celebration Chief Kicked Me Out, So I Teamed Up With a Legendary Sorceress!

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Mapping: The Trash-Tier Talent That Received Me right into a High-Tier Celebration


Be aware Athlon was actually wanting ahead to turning into an adventurer along with his greatest good friend (and crush) Miya. That’s, till he drew Mapping—a uncommon talent with virtually no objective. In different phrases, it’s trash. This kicks off a vicious spiral for Be aware, who plummets additional and additional into the depths of self-loathing despair when Miya leaves him. He now spends his days consuming away his earnings, questioning how issues may need been completely different if solely he’d pulled a greater talent…

However little does he know his trash-tier talent is about to attain him an invitation to a top-tier adventuring occasion! Be aware’s now decided to seek out his approach via life—and a dungeon!—with a purpose to make one thing of himself.


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Mapping: The Trash-Tier Talent That Received Me right into a High-Tier Celebration (manga adaptation)


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The Sorcerer’s Receptionist

a J-Novel Coronary heart title


In a world of on a regular basis magic, Nanalie has all the time dreamed of turning into a receptionist on the prestigious Sorcerer’s Guild. To realize her purpose, she must attend a magic college stuffed with princes and the daughters of nobles. Decided to show {that a} commoner may be the primary pupil, she should compete with Rockmann, the son of a duke. When she graduates, she lands her dream job they usually go their separate methods.

Nanalie enjoys spending every day alongside her acquainted Lala and her variety co-workers, however evidently destiny gained’t let her escape her entanglement with Rockmann that simply…


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Black Summoner

Waking up in a wierd new place with no reminiscence of his previous life, Kelvin learns that he’s bartered away these very reminiscences in change for highly effective new talents throughout his latest transmigration. Heading out into a complete new world as a Summoner — along with his first Follower being the very goddess who introduced him over! — Kelvin begins his new life as an adventurer, and it isn’t lengthy earlier than he discovers his hidden disposition as a battle junkie.

From the Black Knight of the Historic Citadel of Evil Spirits to the demon inside the Hidden Cave of the Sage, he revels within the combat towards one formidable foe after one other. Be a part of this OP adventurer in an exhilarating and epic saga as he and his allies carve their approach into the annals of historical past!


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Black Summoner (manga)

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Holmes of Kyoto

a J-Novel Coronary heart title



Half a yr after transferring to Kyoto, highschool woman Aoi Mashiro brings her late grandfather’s outdated scrolls to Kura, an vintage retailer nestled in Kyoto’s Teramachi-Sanjo buying arcade, for an appraisal. One factor results in one other, and he or she winds up working there part-time. The supervisor’s son, Kiyotaka Yagashira—nicknamed the “Holmes of Kyoto”—is uncannily perceptive, and collectively, they clear up unusual instances referring to the antiques delivered to them by shoppers.


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