Oricon yearly light novel sales for 2017 (UPDATED 7th May 2018)

The period covered in this data is 21st November 2016 to 19th November 2017.

Last year’s rankings

Updated 7th May 2018 to include rank 51-200 on the book rank, rank 51-100 on the bunko rank, rank 11-50 on the book author and bunko author ranks, the bungei top 50, rank 11 to 30 on the Shinsho novels ranking and rank 21-30 on the light novels rankings

Volume ranking:

*1. 316,861 Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou 7
*2. 316,193 Shousetsu Kimi no Na wa. (Kadokawa Bunko)
*3. 315,396 Sword Art Online 19
*4. 226,687 Sword Art Online 20
*5. 193,530 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei 21
*6. 192,739 Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko kara Miru ka? (Kadokawa Bunko)
*7. 186,249 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love-Come wa Machigatteiru. 12
*8. 184,833 Kimi no Na wa. (Kadokawa Tsubasa Bunko)
*9. 181,093 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei 22
10. 174,502 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei 23
11. 170,547 Overlord 12
12. 155,404 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka 12
13. 149,528 Kimi wa Tsukiyo ni Hikari Kagayaku
14. 144,731 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 11
15. 141,695 Meitantei Conan: Karakurenai no Love Letter
16. 139,076 Musubimonogatari
17. 121,067 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 11
18. 115,481 Youjo Senki 1
19. 111,710 No Game No Life Practical War Game
20. 111,267 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 12
21. 106,742 Shinobumonogatari
22. 105,574 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 12
23. 102,751 Honooro wo Ikumono
24. *95,390 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e 5
25. *94,430 Kamisama no Goyounin 7
26. *91,824 Kimi no Na wa. Another Side:Earthbound
27. *86,690 Tokyo Ghoul:re Novel [quest]
28. *69,313 Youjo Senki 2
29. *69,306 Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken 9
30. *66,638 Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken 10
31. *65,327 Haikyuu!! Shousetsuban!! 8
32. *64,742 BLEACH WE DO knot ALWAYS LOVE YOU
33. *64,243 Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko kara Miru ka? (Kadokawa Tsubasa Bunko)
34. *56,816 Boku no Hero Academia Yuuei Hakusho 2
35. *50,155 Youjo Senki 3
36. *47,562 Okitegami Kyouko no Urabyoushi
37. *46,152 Youjo Senki 7
38. *40,838 Gakkou no Toshi Densetsu wa Shitteiru
39. *40,413 Suki ni Naru Sono Shunkan wo.
40. *39,642 Zutto Mae Kara Suki Deshita
41. *37,343 Idol Ouji wa Shitteiru
42. *36,887 Bleach Can’t Fear Your Own World 1
43. *36,103 Abunai Tanjoubi Blue wa Shitteiru
44. *35,359 Gekijouban Kuroko no Basuke LAST GAME
45. *31,811 One Piece Novel: Mugiwara Stories
46. *30,766 Hoshi no Kirby: Meta-knight to Ginga Saikyou no Senshi
47. *30,483 Hoshi no Kirby: Kessei! Kirby Hunters Zet no Maki
48. *29,115 Jinrui Saikyou no Tokimeki
49. *28,102 Boku no Hero Academia Yuuei Hakusho 1
50. *26,790 12-sai ~Mamoritai~

Series ranking:

*1. 1,173,096 Sword Art Online
*2. *960,418 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!
*3. *925,671 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
*4. *809,636 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei
*5. *564,642 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e
*6. *501,026 Shousetsu Kimi no Na wa.
*7. *489,916 Eromanga-sensei
*8. *443,995 Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records
*9. *426,706 Overlord
10. *417,891 Youjo Senki
11. *391,843 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka
12. *372,958 No Game No Life
13. *330,664 Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken
14. *329,389 Gamers!
15. *288,988 Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata
16. *277,871 Monogatari Series
17. *269,982 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru.
18. *257,979 Kokuhaku Yokou Renshuu
19. *240,241 Imouto Sae Ireba Ii.
20. *236,607 Knights & Magic
21. *220,401 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Spin-off
22. *210,078 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka Gaiden
23. *197,894 Goblin Slayer
24. *170,169 Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou
25. *166,077 Ryuuou no Oshigoto!
26. *163,475 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index
27. *155,754 Isekai wa Smartphone to Tomo ni.
28. *154,986 Hidan no Aria
29. *148,575 Accel World
30. *144,561 Strike the Blood

Sales by author: (note: Sales for some authors includes regular novels)

*1. 1,427,555 Kawahara Reki (Sword Art Online, Accel World, Zettai Naru Isolator)
*2. 1,191,696 Akatsuki Natsume (Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! + various spin-offs)
*3. 1,031,306 Uehashi Nahoko (no light novels released this year)
*4. *996,174 Nagatsuki Tappei (Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu + various spin-offs)
*5. *835,045 Satou Tsutomu (Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei)
*6. *662,048 Omori Fujino (Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka + various spin-offs)
*7. *652,067 Nanatsuki Takafumi (no light novels released this year)
*8. *622,793 Kinugasa Shougo (Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e)
*9. *501,896 Hitsuji Tarou (Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records + spinoff)
10. *489,916 Fushimi Tsukasa (Eromanga-sensei)
11. *486,427 Kamiya Yuu (No Game No Life, Clockwork Planet)
12. *449,439 Nisio Isin (Monogatari, Boukyaku Tantei Series)
13. *429,329 Arikawa Hiro (no light novels released this year)
14. *426,706 Maruyama Kugane (Overlord)
15. *423,088 Shinkai Makoto (Kimi no Na wa.)
16. *419,043 Carlo Zen (Youjo Senki)
17. *383,447 Mikami En (Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou)
18. *354,063 Aoi Sekina (Gamers!)
19. *346,347 Fuse (Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken)
20. *341,077 Maruto Fumiaki (Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata)
21. *309,254 Yonezawa Honobu (Kotenbu series)
22. *307,094 Watari Wataru (Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru)

Breakdown of individual rankings below.

Book: (included in volume rankings)

*57. 184,833 Kimi no Na wa. (Kadokawa Tsubasa Bunko)
*69. 170,547 Overlord 12
*89. 141,695 Meitantei Conan: Karakurenai no Love Letter
*93. 139,076 Musubimonogatari
130. 115,481 Youjo Senki 1
156. 106,742 Shinobumonogatari

(cutoff at rank 200 – 93,623)

Bunko: (included in volume rankings)

**8. 316,861 Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou 7
**9. 316,193 Shousetsu Kimi no Na wa.
*10. 315,396 Sword Art Online 19
*16. 226,687 Sword Art Online 20
*24. 193,530 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei 21
*26. 192,739 Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko kara Miru ka?
*29. 186,249 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. 12
*31. 181,093 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei 22
*36. 174,502 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei 23
*44. 155,404 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka 12
*47. 149,528 Kimi wa Tsukiyo ni Hikari Kagayaku
*52. 144,731 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 11
*63. 121,067 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 11
*73. 111,710 No Game No Life Practical War Game
*75. 111,267 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 12
*81. 105,574 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 12
*83. 102,751 Honooro wo Ikumono
*94. *95,390 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e 5
*96. *94,430 Kamisama no Goyounin 7
100. *91,824 Kimi no Na wa. Another Side:Earthbound

(cutoff at rank 100 – 91,824)

Bungei: (duplicates removed, included in volume rankings)
29. 86,690 Tokyo Ghoul:re Novel [quest]
32. 69,313 Youjo Senki 2
33. 69,306 Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken 9
38. 66,638 Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken 10
39. 65,327 Haikyuu!! Shousetsuban!! 8
40. 64,742 Bleach WE DO knot ALWAYS LOVE YOU
43. 56,816 Boku no Hero Academia Yuuei Hakusho 2
46. 50,155 Youjo Senki 3
49. 47,562 Okitegami Kyouko no Urabyoushi
50. 46,152 Youjo Senki 7

(cutoff at rank 50 – 46,152)

Shinsho Novels: (duplicates removed, included in volume rankings)

*8. *64,243 Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko kara Miru ka? (Kadokawa Tsubasa Bunko)
14. *40,838 Gakkou no Toshi Densetsu wa Shitteiru
15. *40,413 Suki ni Naru Sono Shunkan wo.
16. *39,642 Zutto Mae Kara Suki Deshita
18. *37,343 Idol Ouji wa Shitteiru
19. *36,887 Bleach Can’t Fear Your Own World 1
20. *36,103 Abunai Tanjoubi Blue wa Shitteiru
22. *35,359 Gekijouban Kuroko no Basuke LAST GAME
24. *31,811 One Piece Novel: Mugiwara Stories
25. *30,766 Hoshi no Kirby: Meta-knight to Ginga Saikyou no Senshi
26. *30,483 Hoshi no Kirby: Kessei! Kirby Hunters Zet no Maki
27. *29,115 Jinrui Saikyou no Tokimeki
28. *28,102 Boku no Hero Academia Yuuei Hakusho 1
30. *26,790 12-sai ~Mamoritai~

(cutoff at rank 30 – 26,790)

Light Novels: (duplicates removed, included in volume rankings)

(all listed above – cutoff 95,390)

Authors (Book):

12. 449,439 Nisio Isin (Monogatari, Boukyaku Tantei Series)
17. 426,706 Maruyama Kugane (Overlord)
18. 419,043 Carlo Zen (Youjo Senki)
30. 346,347 Fuse (Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken)

(cutoff at rank 50 – 248,943)

Authors (bunko):

*4. 1,427,555 Kawahara Reki (Sword Art Online, Accel World, Zettai Naru Isolator)
*6. 1,191,696 Akatsuki Natsume (Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! + various spin-offs)
*8. 1,031,306 Uehashi Nahoko (no light novels released this year)
*9. *996,174 Nagatsuki Tappei (Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu + various spin-offs)
10. *835,045 Satou Tsutomu (Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei)
13. *662,048 Omori Fujino (Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka + various spin-offs)
14. *652,067 Nanatsuki Takafumi (no light novels released this year)
17. *622,793 Kinugasa Shougo (Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e)
23. *501,896 Hitsuji Tarou (Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records + spinoff)
25. *489,916 Fushimi Tsukasa (Eromanga-sensei)
26. *486,427 Kamiya Yuu (No Game No Life, Clockwork Planet)
30. *429,329 Arikawa Hiro (no light novels released this year)
31. *423,088 Shinkai Makoto (Kimi no Na wa.)
35. *383,447 Mikami En (Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou)
37. *354,063 Aoi Sekina (Gamers!)
39. *341,077 Maruto Fumiaki (Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata)
46. *309,254 Yonezawa Honobu (Kotenbu series)
47. *307,094 Watari Wataru (Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru)

(cut-off at rank 50 – 264,360)

Source: Oricon via refugee-chan

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