Category Archives: Light J-Novels

The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent

So this is going to be another anime post, but it’s combined with the light novels as well. SPO (I don’t know what the Japanese portmanteau is) is a current release available on Funimation. I had been ignoring the books … Continue reading

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The Great Cleric

A book in which very little happens, yet I didn’t find it boring. Yet another isekai, an unfortunate salaryman dies in a shooting, and is reborn into a world of magic, monsters, and demons (but at least those are safely … Continue reading

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Book Review I, May 2021

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Isekai. Game designer watches as his game get shut down. Suddenly finds himself in a game world. As the Demon Lord he designed/played. No social skills; he can’t deal with people. So he … Continue reading

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Excess Weight of Light Novels

So, as I said, I’ve been reading a lot to pass the time. Sadly, not all of it is good writing. Actually, a lot of it isn’t. So, in the vein of “I read this crap so you don’t have … Continue reading

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Daybreak on Hyperion (LN)

I know, I know, every story I run across is the greatest Light Novel ever. I refuse to say that about this story, because not enough of it has been written yet! More! MORE! Why? Well, to start with, it’s … Continue reading

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LN: Mushoku Tensi

Well, for some values of light… starting from it’s origins as a web novel, there are over 280 chapters, running 4,000 – 5,000 words each. At well north of a million words (even without the side-stories), it’s about 4 western-length … Continue reading

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It’s Been a While…

So I think I’ll talk about a LN for a little bit. I’m still following the Baka-Tsuki translation of Ichiban Ushiro no Daimou (Demon King at the Back of the Classroom). The twelve-episode anime series covered the first five novels … Continue reading

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