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Japan's Weekly Light Novel Rankings for Jan 29 - Feb 4

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Feb 8, 2018 11:04 AM
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Here are the weekly light novel rankings for January 29 - February 4

Rank / This week's sales by copies / Cumulative sales / Titles

*1. 16,014 16,014 Boku no Hero Academia: Yuuei Hakusho Vol.3
*2. 14,268 58,978 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e Vol.7.5
*3. *8,291 34,188 Hidan no Aria Vol.27
*4. *7,781 *7,781 Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu Vol.9
*5. *7,370 *7,370 Hisshou Dungeon Unei Houhou Vol.8
*6. *5,953 *5,953 Saikyou Mahoushi no Inton Keikaku Vol.5
*7. *5,642 *5,642 Infinite Dendrogram Vol.6
*8. *5,482 *5,482 Kikan shita Yuusha no Gojitsudan Vol.1
*9. *5,383 41,608 Ryuuou no Oshigoto! Vol.7
10. *5,138 *5,138 Adokenai Hibi wa Meguri

11. *4,758 25,446 Okitegami Kyouko no Iromihon
12. *4,505 25,453 Gamers! Vol.9
13. *4,416 74,325 Ryuuou no Oshigoto! Vol.1
14. *4,370 *4,370 Trap x Trap Vol.2
15. *4,368 *4,599 Flower Knight Girl: Kodai Hanazono e
16. *4,133 55,091 Ryuuou no Oshigoto! Vol.2
17. *4,099 *4,099 Kekkaishi e no Tensei Vol.2
18. *3,983 54,133 Ryuuou no Oshigoto! Vol.3
19. *3,930 *3,930 Ichika Koukyuu Ryourichou Vol.6
20. *3,879 *3,879 Monster no Goshujinsama Vol.11

21. *3,840 *3,840 Koukyuu Reika Den
22. *3,719 48,421 Ryuuou no Oshigoto! Vol.4
23. *3,664 *9,480 Reinousha Minato Vol.11
24. *3,647 *3,647 Moto Saikyou no Kenshi wa, Isekai Mahou ni Akogareru Vol.2
25. *2,796 *2,796 Watashi wa Akuyaku Reijou nanka ja Nai!!

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*3. 14,268 58,978 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e Vol.7.5
*7. *8,291 34,188 Hidan no Aria Vol.27
*8. *7,781 *7,781 Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu Vol.9
*9. *7,370 *7,370 Hisshou Dungeon Unei Houhou Vol.8
14. *5,953 *5,953 Saikyou Mahoushi no Inton Keikaku Vol.5
17. *5,642 *5,642 Infinite Dendrogram Vol.6
21. *5,482 *5,482 Kikan shita Yuusha no Gojitsudan Vol.1
23. *5,383 41,608 Ryuuou no Oshigoto! Vol.7
34. *4,505 25,453 Gamers! Vol.9
36. *4,416 74,325 Ryuuou no Oshigoto! Vol.1

37. *4,368 *4,599 Flower Knight Girl: Kodai Hanazono e
38. *4,133 55,091 Ryuuou no Oshigoto! Vol.2
40. *4,099 *4,099 Kekkaishi e no Tensei Vol.2
42. *3,983 54,133 Ryuuou no Oshigoto! Vol.3
44. *3,930 *3,930 Ichika Koukyuu Ryourichou Vol.6
45. *3,879 *3,879 Monster no Goshujinsama Vol.11
46. *3,840 *3,840 Koukyuu Reika Den
49. *3,719 48,421 Ryuuou no Oshigoto! Vol.4
50. *3,664 *9,480 Reinousha Minato Vol.11
(cut-off 3,664)

Book
10. 16,014 16,014 Boku no Hero Academia: Yuuei Hakusho Vol.3
(cut-off 5,257)

Literature Books Genre (duplicates removed)
*6. *5,138 *5,138 Okitegami Kyouko no Iromihon
*7. *4,758 25,446 Okitegami Kyouko no Iromihon
*8. *4,370 *4,370 Trap x Trap Vol.2
12. *3,647 *3,647 Moto Saikyou no Kenshi wa, Isekai Mahou ni Akogareru Vol.2
16. *2,796 *2,796 Watashi wa Akuyaku Reijou nanka ja Nai!!
(cut-off 2,495)

Source: Oricon Youtaijou

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Feb 8, 2018 11:17 AM

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I didn't know that bnha novel exists lol

Other than that isekai harem are still dominating
 
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Feb 8, 2018 11:21 AM

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I want to assume that people gonna say that Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e is a good LN because I know the anime was shit.

 
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Feb 8, 2018 11:30 AM

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Like if there was not enough chapters in manga, they start to produce novel of it.
 
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Feb 8, 2018 11:52 AM
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shanimebib said:
I want to assume that people gonna say that Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e is a good LN because I know the anime was shit.

Pretty sure the anime isn't like the novel due to the derailing stuff o.O

OT: Wait, so there's a BNHA novel? Huh. Well I see then.

Other than that not much to add really.
 
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Feb 8, 2018 11:57 AM
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shanimebib said:
I want to assume that people gonna say that Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e is a good LN because I know the anime was shit.


Yeah the LN is good. The protagonist is good, the heroine is good, the rivals are good
 
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Feb 8, 2018 1:05 PM

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Snow said:

Literature Books Genre (duplicates removed)
*6. *5,138 *5,138 Okitegami Kyouko no Iromihon
*7. *4,758 25,446 Okitegami Kyouko no Iromihon


I suppose Adokenai Hibi wa Meguri should be the first one.
Not changing this signature until P.A. Works announces 2nd season of Shirobako.
 
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Feb 8, 2018 1:27 PM

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Pleasure to see BNA even having good LN sales!
 
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Feb 8, 2018 3:24 PM

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*7. *5,642 *5,642 Infinite Dendrogram Vol.6

This should be a good start for new arc.
 
Feb 8, 2018 3:25 PM

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Trap x Trap ... what a scary title.
 
Feb 8, 2018 4:20 PM

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New isekai selling, that's good.
 
Feb 8, 2018 5:50 PM

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*1. 16,014 16,014 Boku no Hero Academia: Yuuei Hakusho Vol.3

wait what???

what the fuck, it's already dominating the manga, and now the novel???
 
Feb 8, 2018 11:12 PM

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Series rankings from Oricon website:
*1. Ryuuou no Oshigoto
*2. Boku no Hero Academia: Yuuei Hakusho
*3. Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e
*4. Overlord
*5. Death March kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyousoukyoku
*6. Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
*7. Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!
*8. Hidan no Aria
*9. Sword Art Online
10. Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Seikatsu
11. Hisshou Dungeon Unei Houhou
12. Saikyou Mahoushi no Inton Keikaku
13. Infinite Dendrogram
14. Gamers!
15. Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e
16. Kikanshita Yuusha no Gojitsudan
17. Kagerou Daze
18. Jiei & Shin Series
19. Boukyoku Tantei Series
20. Kokuhaku Yokou Renshuu

(Source: Oricon website)

#18's series title is the character names, written in kanji. So I'm not 100% confident that I got them right and they aren't some obscure pronunciation.
Weekly light novel releases (from 20/10/2014)
Monthly light novel sales ranks (from Jan 2015)
Bestselling light novel volumes of the year/all time* (and more in the same club).
*that there is data for

There is no such thing as shit taste. Only idiots who think everyone should have the same taste as they do.
 
Feb 9, 2018 3:20 AM
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The novel was actually pretty solid. The stories were pretty short but everyone on my Japan TL on twitter was buying this so no wonder.
 
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*3. *8,291 34,188 Hidan no Aria Vol.27

This keep going...
 
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