Weekly anime roundup – Autumn 2014 week 4

Not only did MCM expo take up my entire day on Saturday, and not only was I busy on both Sunday and yesterday, but Crunchyroll finally continued with yama no susume on Wednesday, which meant that I spent all my anime watching time that day catching up on that. So I haven’t actually watched all that much this week. I’ve got a lot of watching to do, so I’d better get busy.

This lack of watching is part of the reason why the rankings haven’t changed much this week, along with the fact that as the season progresses any changes become slower.

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English and Japanese Light Novel releases for week commencing 27th October 2014

English Releases:

Yen On (28th October):
Another

Japanese Releases:

Kodansha X Bunko White Heart (30th October):
Tokisokunomiya no Bannin – Oushuu Youi Tan* 10 (非時宮の番人 欧州妖異譚10)
花嫁はもう一度恋をする
オジサマ侯爵と秘めた恋 ウェディング・イヴ
ねこみみ令嬢と束縛貴公子 優しく撫でて、甘く鳴いて
学園K -Wonderful School Days-

Famitsu Bunko (30th October):
Haken no Kouki Altina 7 (覇剣の皇姫アルティーナVII)
覇剣の皇姫アルティーナ 小綺譚
アルジャン・カレール -革命の英雄、或いは女王の菓子職人-〈上〉
アルジャン・カレール -革命の英雄、或いは女王の菓子職人-〈下〉
フリーダムウォーズ 牢獄のアオイバラ
僕と彼女の恋するミュージック・デイズ

Monster Bunko (30th October):
Boku wa Isekai de Fuyo Mahou to Shoukan Mahou wo Tenbin ni Kakeru 2 (ぼくは異世界で付与魔法と召喚魔法を天秤にかける(2))
異世界の迷宮都市で治癒魔法使いやってます(1)
レベル99冒険者によるはじめての領地経営(1)
勇者パーティーにかわいい子がいたので、告白してみた。(1)

Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko (31st October):
Kantai Collection -KanColle- Toaru Chinjufu no Ichinichi 2 (艦隊これくしょん ‐艦これ‐ とある鎮守府の一日 (2))
Shuumatsu Nani Shitemasu ka? Isogashii desu ka? Sukutte Moratte Ii desu ka? (終末なにしてますか? 忙しいですか? 救ってもらっていいですか?)
End Re End 2 Konkai no Event wa, Subete Kimi no Sei. (エンド・リ・エンド (2) 今回のイベントは、すべてキミのせい。)
Hoshifuru Yoru wa Shachiku wo Nagure 2 (星降る夜は社畜を殴れ (2))

Hero Bunko (31st October):
Next Life 5 (ネクストライフ 5)
Cheat Kusushi no Isekai Tabi 1 (チート薬師の異世界旅 1)

Kadokawa Beans Bunko (31st October):
Kokuhaku Yokou Renshuu – Hatsukoi no Ehon (告白予行練習 初恋の絵本)
臨床犯罪学者・火村英生の推理 (4) スウェーデン館の謎
緋ノ刻印 (2)
猫乃木さんのあやかし事情
百花の守り主さま 一念発起の弟子入り志願!

Kodansha Ranobe Bunko (31st October):
Clockwork Planet 3 (クロックワーク・プラネット3)
Meguru Linker 4 (巡ル結魂者4)
僕の文芸部にビッチがいるなんてありえない。2
Service & Butler 3 (サービス&バトラー3)
湯けむり温泉郷まほろばの非日常 ~おんせん部活動日和~
ばってんが!

Vanilla Bunko (31st October):
蜜檻~騎士王のいきすぎた純情~
背徳のマリアージュ~王女は支配者の指先に溺れる~

Chiffon Bunko (31st October):
身代わり花嫁は愛を乞われる 海の都に散る純潔
満月に秘める巫女の初恋 女神は闇夜の淫儀を好みて

Kadokawa Ruby Bunko (31st October):
鬼の求婚 ~桃太郎の受難~
求愛の呪文がちがいます

Cobalt Bunko (31st October):
さまよえる本に結末を ウィルブック・ハンターあるいは甘い憂鬱
天女は恋する、龍冠の君
皇女アナスタシア 〜もう一つの物語〜
薔薇に雨 孤高の王子に捧げる初恋
聖櫃の癒し手 -Restauro-

HJ Bunko (1st November):
Hyakuren no Haou to Seiyaku no Valkyrie 6 (百錬の覇王と聖約の戦乙女6)
Kou 1 Desu ga Isekai de Joushu Hajimemashita 4 (高1ですが異世界で城主はじめました4)
Kochira Toubatsu Quest Assen Madoguchi 1 (こちら討伐クエスト斡旋窓口 1)
姉ちゃんは中二病4女子高生ラノベ作家の憂鬱!?
VRMMO wo Kane no Chikara de Musou Suru 3 (VRMMOをカネの力で無双する3)
Mahou Kenshi no Extra 3 (魔法剣士のエクストラ3)
チート剣士の海中ダンジョン攻略記水着娘とハーレム巨船

Sonya Bunko (2nd November):
Gunpuku no Katsuai (軍服の渇愛)
初恋の爪痕

Adult light novel labels with releases this week:
Puchipara Bunko Creative (volumes released 30th October)
Puchipara Bunko (volumes released 30th October)

*This is guesswork. If you know how this title is actually read, please let me know.

Disclaimers: Volumes not on amazon’s list of upcoming light novel releases are not listed above. Re-releases may be included by accident but will be removed if spotted. Romaji titles may not be entirely accurate. Some titles are in practice released a day or two earlier than the release dates given above.

Japanese Light Novel Sales for w/c 13th October – summary and assorted comments.

Full data of the weekly sales can be viewed here: http://myanimelist.net/forum/?topicid=1293687

LNDB thread with longer term sales figures (for volumes recorded as selling more than 30k copies) can be found here: http://forums.lndb.info/showthread.php?tid=54 (this has been updated with this week’s data, but is currently still missing some aggregate data and weekly sales figures from several years ago)

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English and Japanese Light Novel releases for week commencing 20th October 2014

English Releases:

Seven Seas Entertainment (21st October):
Alice in the Country of Diamonds

Japanese Releases:

Asahi Novels (21st October)
Zekkai Sensen 1: Tagiru Midway (絶海戦線1 滾るミッドウェー)
終焉の王国2 偽りの乙女と赤の放浪者
グラン・リーオ 遺跡をめぐるブリゲイ

Taiseisha Priere Bunko (22nd October):
白薔薇は束縛にふるえる

MF Bunko J (24th October):
Madan no Ou to Vanadis 10 (魔弾の王と戦姫〈ヴァナディース〉10)
Re: Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 5 (Re:ゼロから始める異世界生活5)
Machine-Doll wa Kizutsukanai 14 Facing “Violent Silver” (機巧少女は傷つかない14 Facing “Violet Silver”)
Sekai no Owari no Encore 2 Kyokkou no Ryuutei (世界の終わりの世界録<アンコール>2 極光の竜帝)
Sate, Game Guard wo Kouryaku Shiyou ka. 4 (さて、異世界を攻略しようか。4)
Ore ga Shujinkou ja Nakatta Koro no Hanashi wo Suru Part 5 (俺が主人公じゃなかった頃の話をする Part5)
Yoroi no Himegimi-tachi: arui wa mahou ishi kikan kougakuka no maou ni yoru shakaikeiyakuron (鎧の姫君たち あるいは魔法石機関工学科の魔王による社会契約論)
Kyou kara Boku wa! (今日から僕は!)
Sengoku Yawoyorozu: Mukakin dakedo Kami Koroshi (戦極ヤヲヨロズ 無課金だけど神殺し)

MF Books (24th October):
Hachi-nan tte, Sore wa Nai deshou! 3 (八男って、それはないでしょう! 3)
Mushoku Tensei: Isekai Ittara Honki Dasu 5 (無職転生 ~異世界行ったら本気だす~ 5)
Din no Monshou: Mahoushi Rejisu no Tensei Tan 2 (ディンの紋章 ~ 魔法師レジスの転生譚 ~ 2)
Yaruki-nashi Eiyuutan 2 (やる気なし英雄譚 2)

Superdash Bunko (24th October):
Shishi wa Hatarakazu: Seijo wa Akaku 5 Kakushite, Aitsu wa Hataraita (獅子は働かず 聖女は赤く 5 かくして、あいつは働いた)
メサイア・クライベイビィ 3 永遠を捨てる者

C Novels Fantasia (24th October):
転落少女と破壊の獣 – 空なき世界〈アルミナ〉
神とただびと – 朔月京物の怪語り
きみと繋がる七不思議 – ひみつの放課後委員会I

Lululu Bunko (24th October):
忠犬侍女の愛しの王子様

Pinky Bunko (24th October):
ハツコイはエイプリルフールに。
彼の言いなり・24時間 うしろの席のS王子さま

Mahou no i-Land Bunko (24th/25th October):
BLACK SPIDER ―囚ワレタ蒼―
ニンギョウの杜 (上)
お女ヤン!!外伝 ~酒豪女子と金欠男子。
花色ハツコイ。 ~Eternal Promise~
BABY BLUE 君の瞳に映る、涙の色は (下)
花のプリンス部!
神様がくれた時間

Overlap Bunko (25th October):
Seiju no Kuni no Kinju Tsukai 1 (聖樹の国の禁呪使い 1)
Isekai Meikyuu no Saishinbu wo Mezasou 2 (異世界迷宮の最深部を目指そう 2)
Maken Senki 1 ~Ikai no Gunshi Ransei wo Iku~ (魔剣戦記 1 ~異界の軍師乱世を行く~)
Namapo Aniki (生ポアニキ)
Sousei no Hexenritta II Shukusai no Majohime-tachi (双星の異端騎士(ヘクセンリッター)II 祝祭の魔女姫たち)
Crisis Gear 5 Shinsou, Soshite (クライシス・ギア 5 真相、そして)

adult light novel labels with releases this week:
Bishoujo Bunko (volumes released 20th October)
Jewel Books (volumes released 24th October)
Mitsuneko Bunko (volumes released 24th October)

Note: Titles are given in romaji above if, and only if, any one of the following criteria apply:
– The title of the series is actually written in romaji
– The volume is (at the time of writing) in the top 10 light novel releases for the week on amazon.
– The series has an entry on myanimelist.net

Titles of English releases are (obviously) in English.

Disclaimers: Volumes not on amazon’s list of upcoming light novel releases are not listed above. Re-releases may be included by accident but will be removed if spotted. Romaji titles may not be entirely accurate. Some titles are in practice released a day or two earlier than the release dates given above.

Manga and Light Novel order from Japan (honto.jp) – 18th October 2014

Double-sized order this time, although it’s likely to be the last for a while now. Quite a few of the items are 7-21 day availability and as such the order is likely to not be dispatched for a while, and some of the items may not ship at all. This is already my second attempt at ordering 7-byougo no Sakata-san to, Ore vol. 4

Light novels:
7-byougo no Sakata-san to, Ore 4 END
Ore, Twintail ni Narimasu 4-7 (vols 1-3 currently not available to order)
Hitsugi no Chaika 4
Lucky Chance 5-7
Tokage no Ou 2
GJ-bu Chuutoubu 2
Rokujouma no Shinryakusha!? 2-3
Jinsei 2
Kamisama no Inai Nichiyoubi 2-3
Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata 4
Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou 2
Wakamurasaki (Hikaru ga Chikyuu ni Ita Koro…… 3)
Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru 6

Manga:
Saki 13
Kami Nomi zo Shiru Sekai 23-24
Yuru Yuri 12
Tasogare Otome x Amnesia 8-10 END
Morita-san wa Mukuchi 8
Mikakunin de Shinkoukei 2-3
Shinohayu: the dawn of age 2
Rakka Ryusui 2-3
Yama no Susume 4-5
Hanayamata 2-3
Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun 2-3
Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii 2

Total cost = 24034 yen (£172) + shipping, for 40 books.

Here’s hoping that I actually get the 10x points (I can’t quite be sure from reading the email, but that’s probably just my slight lack of understanding. I think it’s saying you get points if you order within the stated time period, rathre than if it ships then). It could save me about 2000 yen off the next order. Which would be nice.