Half-year Japanese light novel sales rankings (first half 2017)

Data covers 21st November 2016 – 21st May 2017

Volume ranking:

*1. 292,267 Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou Vol.7
*2. 285,125 Sword Art Online Vol.19
*3. 264,066 Kimi no Na wa. (Kadokawa Bunko)
*4. 173,046 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Vol.21
*5. 148,020 Kimi no Na wa. (Kadokawa Tsubasa Bunko)
*6. 129,377 Musubimonogatari
*7. 102,985 Youjo Senki Vol.1
*8. 101,480 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu Vol.11
*9. *95,920 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Vol.11
10. *94,187 Honooro wo Ikumono
11. *92,710 No Game No Life: Practical War Game
12. *91,034 Accel World Vol.21
13. *85,498 Ima Sara Tsubasa to Iwaretemo
14. *80,553 Tokyo Ghoul:re [quest]
15. *79,431 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu Vol.12
16. *74,491 Kimi no Na wa. Another Side: Earthbound
17. *71,009 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Spin-off: Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Bakuen wo! Vol.4
18. *69,463 Meitantei Conan: Karakurenai no Love Letter
19. *68,431 Shinrei Tantei Yakumo: Another Files “Bourei no Negai”
20. *63,055 Youjo Senki 2
21. *61,604 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Vol.10
22. *60,501 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Vol.1
23. *60,135 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu Vol.1
24. *59,791 Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken 9
25. *59,517 Kimi wa Tsukiyo ni Hikari Kagayaku
26. *59,488 Fate/strange Fake Vol.4
27. *58,999 BLEACH WE DO knot ALWAYS LOVE YOU
28. *57,862 Owari no Seraph: Ichinose Guren, 16-sai no Hametsu Vol.7
29. *56,710 Date A Live Vol.16
30. *56,001 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu Vol.10
31. *55,279 Hidan no Aria Vol.24
32. *55,036 Strike the Blood Vol.16
33. *54,728 Haikyuu!! Shousetsuban!! 8
34. *54,669 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka: Familia Chronicle Episode Ryu
35. *54,650 Tensei Shitara Slima Datta Ken 10
36. *54,540 Eromanga-sensei Vol.8
37. *40,080 Boku no Hero Academia: Yuuei Hakusho Vol.2
38. *36,858 Tantei Team KZ Jiken Note: Idol Ouji wa Shitteiru
39. *35,159 Suki ni Naru Sono Shunkan wo.: Kokuhaku Jikkou Inkai
40. *34,240 Tantei Team KZ Jiken Note: Gakkou no Toshi Densetsu wa Shitteiru
41. *33,538 Hirune Hime: Shiranai Watashi no Monogatari (Kadokawa Tsubasa Bunko)
42. *28,622 Zutto Mae kara Suki deshita.: Kokuhaku Jikkou Iinkai
43. *27,557 Gekijouban Kuroko no Basket: Last Game
44. *25,438 12-sai.: Omoritai
45. *24,273 Ao no Exorcist: Spy Game

Series ranking:

The number in brackets is the number of new volumes that came out in this period. * in the brackets indicates a related anime airing during the period covered.

*1. 707,300 Sword Art Online (1)
*2. 578,811 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! (2*)
*3. 540,806 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu (2)
*4. 412,086 Kimi no Na wa. (0)
*5. 344,286 Youjo Senki (1*)
*6. 299,957 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei (1)
*7. 275,579 Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records (1*)
*8. 239,132 Eromanga-sensei (1*)
*9. 231,214 Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken (2)
10. 168,725 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Spin-off (1*)
11. 155,631 Overlord (0)
12. 155,625 Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata (1*)
13. 151,679 Monogatari Series (1)
14. 140,639 Kokuhaku Yokou Renshuu (0)
15. 137,160 No Game No Life (0)
16. 123,136 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka Gaiden: Sword Oratoria (2*)
17. 117,210 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka (0*)
18. 108,564 Goblin Slayer (2)
19. 104,018 Hidan no Aria (2)
20. *96,624 Fate/strange Fake (1)
21. *96,200 Bungou Stray Dogs (0*)
22. *94,469 No Game No Life: Practical War Game (1)
23. *93,118 Accel World (1)
24. *88,653 Haikyuu!! Shousetsu-ban!! (1)
25. *87,316 Imouto sae Ireba Ii. (1)
26. *85,505 Gamers! (2)
27. *84,372 Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou (1)
28. *80,553 Tokyo Ghoul:re (1)
29. *79,133 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index (1)
30. *76,801 Ryuuou no Oshigoto! (1)

Note: SaeKano had a release just 2 days before the start of the period covered. Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index also had one less than 2 weeks previously.

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

*1. 874,055 Kawahara Reki (Sword Art Online/Accel World/Zettai Naru Isolator)
*2. 747,536 Akatsuki Natsume (KonoSuba)
*4. 591,486 Nagatsuki Tappei (Re:Zero)
*5. 534,742 Nanatsuki Takafumi (no light novels released this year)
*7. 375,656 Uehashi Nahoko (Moribito Series)
*9. 345,432 Carlo Zen (Youjo Senki)
10. 344,447 Mikami En (Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou)
11. 341,099 Shinkai Makoto (Kimi no Na wa.)
12. 318,399 Satou Tsutomu (Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei)
13. 317,733 Hitsuji Tarou (Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records
14. 253,031 Nisio Isin (Monogatari Series/Saikyou Series)

Cutoff for bunko authors: 312,193
Cutoff for non-bunko authors: 246,684

Breakdown of individual rankings below.

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Oricon yearly light novel sales for 2016 (UPDATED 3rd December with author details for ranks 11-20)

The period covered in this data is 23rd November 2015 to 20th November 2016.

Last year’s rankings

Volume ranking:

*1. 1,196,994 Kimi no Na wa. (Kadokawa Bunko)
*2. *,321,834 Sword Art Online 17
*3. *,298,674 Sword Art Online: Progressive 4
*4. *,288,839 Sword Art Online 18
*5. *,282,826 Kimi no Na wa. Another Side: Earthbound
*6. *,220,667 Kimi no Na wa. (Kadokawa Tsubasa Bunko)
*7. *,213,663 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei 19
*8. *,187,833 No Game No Life 8
*9. *,177,519 Overlord 10
10. *,169,814 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei 20
11. *,161,438 Wazamonogatari
12. *,156,725 Kotonoha no Niwa
13. *,155,634 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 1
14. *,155,363 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 1
15. *,148,378 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei SS
16. *,145,803 No Game No Life 9
17. *,135,511 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 2
18. *,131,893 Byousoku 5 Centimetre
19. *,131,173 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka 10
20. *,131,170 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 3
21. *,127,970 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 2
22. *,125,218 Kokuhaku Yokou Renshuu: Koi-iro ni Sake
23. *,122,772 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 8
24. *,122,677 Overlord 11
25. *,120,767 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 4
26. *,119,434 Kagerou Daze 7
27. *,115,277 Nademonogatari
28. *,112,892 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 5
29. *,112,786 Eiga Ansatsu Kyoushitsu: Sotsugyou-hen
30. *,110,574 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 3
31. *,106,472 Haikyuu!! Shousetsu-ban!! 6
32. *,105,563 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 6
33. *,104,601 Arslan Senki 15: Senki Futou
34. *,104,090 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 7
35. *,*90,982 Meitantei Conan: Junkoku no Nightmare
36. *,*85,881 Owari no Seraph: Kyuuketsuki Mikaela no Monogatari 1
37. *,*70,653 Orange 1
38. *,*69,515 Osomatsu-san: Bangai-hen
39. *,*69,190 Haikyuu!! Shousetsu-ban!! 7
40. *,*63,424 Papillion Rouge to Arashi no Hoshi: Kaizoku to Joou no Kouchuuki
41. *,*62,184 Naruto: Konoha Shinden – Yukemuri Ninpouchou
42. *,*61,795 Kaizoku to Joou no Kouchuuki: Kaizokuou to Akazu no “Mon”
43. *,*61,083 Orange 2
44. *,*61,010 Zutto Mae kara Suki deshita.: Kokuhaku Jikkou Iinkai
45. *,*57,153 Owari no Seraph: Kyuuketsuki Mikaela no Monogatari 2
46. *,*56,695 Natsume no Yuujinchou: Tamayura no Ie
47. *,*54,480 One Piece Film Gold

Series ranking: (figure in brackets is number of volumes released this year)

*1. 1,417,661 Kimi no Na wa. (2 versions of the same novel)
*2. 1,174,562 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! (2)
*3. 1,020,673 Sword Art Online (2)
*4. 1,007,381 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu (3)
*5. *,711,154 Overlord (2)
*6. *,602,256 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei (2)
*7. *,562,187 No Game No Life (2)
*8. *,450,791 Monogatari Series (2)
*9. *,449,192 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka (2)
10. *,435,482 Kokuhaku Yokou Renshuu Series (2)
11. *,422,569 Boukyaku Tantei Series (4, although one of these came out on 17th November)
12. *,380,144 Hai to Gensou no Grimgar (3)
13. *,361,088 Sword Art Online: Progressive (1)
14. *,294,478 Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken (3)
15. *,292,746 Bungou Stray Dogs (1)
16. *,287,728 Saijaku Muhai no Bahamut (4)
17. *,282,826 Kimi no Na wa. Another Side: Earthbound (1)
18. *,282,077 Netgame no Yome wa Onna no Ko ja Nai to Omotta? (4)
19. *,281,195 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index (3)
20. *,256,782 Haikyuu!! Shousetsu-ban!! (2)
21. *,236,127 Kagerou Daze (1)
22. *,225,229 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Spin-off (1)
23. *,195,199 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu (3)
24. *,185,710 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. (0)
25. *,181,314 Ensemble Stars! (3)
26. *,180,275 Imouto sae Ireba Ii. (2, although a third came out 4 days earlier)
27. *,174,175 Orange (1)
28. *,168,542 Gakusen Toshi Asterisk (2)
29. *,163,829 Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records (2, although a third came out 2 days earlier)
30. *,162,562 Date A Live (2)

Sales by author: (note: Sales for some authors includes regular novels.)
*1. 1,540,797 Kawahara Reki (Sword Art Online/SAO: Progressive/Accel World)
*2. 1,485,612 Shinkai Makoto (Kimi no Na wa/Kotonoha no Niwa/Byousoku 5 Centimetre)
*3. 1,414,165 Arikawa Hiro (no light novel releases this year)
*4. 1,399,791 Akatsuki Natsume (Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!)
*5. 1,171,819 Nagatsuki Tappei (Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu)
*6. *,959,288 Nisio Isin (Boukyaku Tantei Series/Monogatari Series)
*7.  *,924,604 Uehashi Nahoko (no light novel releases this year but much of the sales come from Moribito)
*8. *,853,056 Nanatsuki Takafumi (Shomin Sample)
*9. *,773,861 Satou Tsutomu (Mahouka)
10. *,711,154 Maruyama Kugane (Overlord)
11. *,636,339 Konno Bin (no light novel releases this year)

Cutoff for bunko authors: 636,339
Cutoff for non-bunko authors: 449,683

Breakdown of individual rankings below.
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Half-year Japanese light novel sales rankings (first half 2016)

Data covers 23rd November 2015 – 22nd May 2016

Series ranking:

The number in brackets is the number of new volumes that came out in this period. * in the brackets indicates a related anime airing during the period covered.
*1. *,757,412 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! (1*)
*2. *,489,374 Sword Art Online (1)
*3. *,371,880 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei (1)
*4. *,321,535 Sword Art Online: Progressive (1)
*5. *,308,471 Monogatari Series (1)
*6. *,304,721 No Game No Life (1)
*7. *,302,013 Hai to Gensou no Grimgar (2*)
*8. *,297,459 Boukyaku Tantei Series (2)
*9. *,280,586 Kokuhaku Yokou Renshuu Series (1, assuming zutto mae suki dakara is excluded)
10. *,263,357 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu (1*)
11. *,238,163 Saijaku Muhai no Bahamut (2*)
12. *,213,521 Overlord (0)
13. *,210,762 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka (1)
14. *,178,019 Netoge no Yome wa Onna no Ko ja Nai to Omotta? (1*)
15. *,165,442 Haikyuu!! Shousetsu-ban!! (1*)
16. *,157,460 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Spin-off (1*)
17. *,155,250 Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry (2*)
18. *,138,679 Orange (1, plus live action)
19. *,132,196 Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken (1)
20. *,128,460 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index (1)
21. *,127,373 Owari no Seraph: Kyuuketsuki Mikaela no Monogatari (2*)
22. *,123,649 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. (0)
23. *,120,955 Eiga Ansatsu Kyoushitsu (2*)
24. *,119,692 Gakusen Toshi Asterisk (1*)
25. *,105,145 Imouto sae Ireba Ii. (1)
26. *,104,704 Bungou Stray Dogs (0*)
27. *,104,267 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei SS (1)
28. *,101,012 Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri Gaiden (2*)
29. *,100,077 Owari no Seraph: Ichinose Guren, 16-sai no Catastrophe (0*)
30. *,*96,084 Date A Live (1*)

Note: Several series had releases less than 3 weeks before the start date, which would thus have had an impact on sales, but these are not included in the release numbers.

Volume ranking:

*1. *,284,686 Sword Art Online: Progressive Vol.4
*2. *,261,951 Sword Art Online Vol.17
*3. *,198,065 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Vol.19
*4. *,168,737 No Game No Life Vol.8
*5. *,153,066 Monogatari Series: Off Season Vol.2 “Wazamonogatari”
*6. *,122,488 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Vol.1
*7. *,106,698 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Vol.2
*8. *,104,267 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei SS
*9. *,101,596 Haikyuu!! Shousetsu-ban!! Vol.6
10. *,100,516 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Vol.3
11. *,*99,714 Eiga Ansatsu Kyoushitsu: Sotsugyou-hen
12. *,*99,215 Kokuhaku Yokou Renshuu Vol.5 “Koi-iro ni Sake”
13. *,*95,262 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Vol.8
14. *,*91,545 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index Vol.15
15. *,*91,211 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Vol.4
16. *,*84,582 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Vol.5
17. *,*83,913 Okitegami Kyouko no Taishoku Negai
18. *,*81,961 Owari no Seraph: Kyuuketsuki Mikaela no Monogatari Vol.1
19. *,*78,955 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Vol.6
20. *,*77,700 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Vol.7
21. *,*77,172 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka Vol.10
22. *,*73,163 Okitegami Kyouko no Bibouroku
23. *,*69,693 Date A Live Vol.14
24. *,*68,614 Hataraku Maou-sama! Vol.15
25. *,*67,552 Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Vol.4
26. *,*63,424 Papillion Rouge to Arashi no Hoshi: Kaizoku to Joou no Kouchuuki
27. *,*61,080 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Vol.18
28. *,*57,306 Orange Vol.1
29. *,*56,147 Zero no Tsukaima Vol.21
30. *,*54,888 Hidan no Aria Vol.22
31. *,*51,568 Kokuhaku Yokou Renshuu Vol.1
32. *,*50,950 Orange Vol.2
33. *,*50,939 High School DxD Vol.21
34. *,*49,792 Hai to Gensou no Grimgar Vol.1
35. *,*49,194 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu Vol.1
36. *,*47,483 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Spin-off: Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Bakuen wo! Vol.1
37. *,*47,403 Strike the Blood Vol.15
38. *,*47,215 Kokuhaku Yokou Renshuu Vol.2 “Yakimochi no Kotae”
39. *,*45,412 Owari no Seraph: Kyuuketsuki Mikaela no Monogatari Vol.2
40. *,*44,813 Fate/strange Fake Vol.3
41. *,*44,565 Eromanga-sensei Vol.6
42. *,*44,136 Hai to Gensou no Grimgar Vol.2
43. *,*43,742 Last Embryo Vol.2
44. *,*43,035 Tokyo Ravens Vol.14
45. *,*42,683 Okitegami Kyouko no Suisenbun
46. *,*42,520 Kokuhaku Yokou Renshuu Vol.4 “Ima Suki ni Naru.”
47. *,*42,107 Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry Vol.9
48. *,*41,617 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu Vol.2
49. *,*41,567 Madan no Ou to Vanadis Vol.14
50. *,*41,302 Bungou Stray Dogs Gaiden Vol.1
51. *,*39,569 Meitantei Conan: Junkoku no Nightmare
52. *,*33,839 Zutto Mae kara Suki deshita.: Kokuhaku Jikkou Iinkai
53. *,*33,801 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu: Korotan – Toite Minitsuku! Bunpou no Jikan
54. *,*30,808 Boku no Hero Academia: Yuuei Hakusho
55. *,*30,423 Orange Vol.3
56. *,*30,131 Jinrui Saikyou no Junai
57. *,*29,982 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu: Korotan
58. *,*29,672 Tantei Team KZ Jiken Note: Youkai PC wa Shitteiru

Thresholds:
Bunko: 56325 (100th)
Book: 79832 (100th)
Shinsho Novels: 29506 (20th)

(source:Oricon via MAL)

Data from this as well as for the last few weeks will be added to LNDB with the next update which should be done tomorrow. EDIT: this is now done

Oricon yearly light novel sales for 2015

The period covered in this data is 17th November 2014 to 22nd November 2015.

Volumes ranking:

*1. *,531,409 Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou Vol.6
*2. *,325,991 Sword Art Online: Progressive Vol.3
*3. *,285,081 Sword Art Online Vol.16
*4. *,255,785 Kagerou Daze Vol.6
*5. *,251,640 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Vol.16
*6. *,247,532 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Vol.15
*7. *,244,336 Bakemono no Ko (Kadokawa Bunko)
*8. *,224,761 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. Vol.10
*9. *,217,136 Naruto Hiden Series Vol.1
10. *,207,460 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. Vol.10.5
11. *,199,729 Coffee-ten Talleran Jikenbo Vol.4
12. *,194,973 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Vol.17
13. *,187,465 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. Vol.11
14. *,168,810 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Vol.18
15. *,158,397 Naruto Hiden Series Vol.2
16. *,157,524 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index Vol.12
17. *,157,104 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka Vol.7
18. *,156,331 No Game No Life Vol.7
19. *,151,793 Haikyuu!! Shousetsu-ban!! Vol.5
20. *,149,060 Toshokan Sensou Vol. 1
21. *,148,228 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka Vol.9
22. *,146,981 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka Vol.8
23. *,144,473 Kamisama no Goyounin
24. *,143,937 Naruto Hiden Series Vol.3
25. *,143,148 Naruto Hiden Series Vol.4
26. *,140,934 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka Vol.1
27. *,140,327 Monogatari Series: Off Season Vol.1 “Orokamonogatari”
28. *,138,225 Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Vol.1
29. *,137,576 Kuroko no Basket: Replace Vol.6
30. *,131,972 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka Vol.6
31. *,128,980 Okitegami Kyouko no Bibouroku
32. *,124,208 Overlord Vol.1
33. *,123,720 Kamisama no Goyounin 3
34. *,121,110 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka Vol.2
35. *,119,780 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index Vol.13
36. *,115,292 Bakemono no Ko (Kadokawa Tsubasa Bunko)
37. *,110,999 Naruto Hiden Series Vol.6
38. *,110,216 Naruto Hiden Series Vol.5
39. *,105,627 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu: Koro-tan
40. *,104,261 Boruto: Naruto The Movie
41. *,100,035 The Last: Naruto the Movie
42. *,*92,689 Meitantei Conan: Gouka no Himawari
43. *,*92,040 Eiga Ansatsu Kyoushitsu
44. *,*87,789 Naruto: Itachi Shinden – Koumyou-hen
45. *,*87,612 Tokyo Ghoul Vol.3 “Sekijitsu”
46. *,*80,917 Jinrui Saikyou no Hatsukoi
47. *,*71,235 Ansatu Kyoushitsu: Koro-tan – Kiso Tango de Wakaru! Jukugo no Jikan

Series ranking: (figure in brackets is number of volumes released this year)

*1. 1,220,217 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka (3)
*2. 1,175,978 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei (3)
*3. 1,050,446 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. (2)
*4. *,927,413 Overlord (2)
*5. *,883,833 Naruto Hiden Series (6)
*6. *,788,895 Sword Art Online (1)
*7. *,494,721 Kagerou Daze (1)
*8. *,413,663 Kokuhaku Yokou Renshuu Series (1)
*9. *,405,666 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index (3)
10. *,390,856 Sword Art Online: Progressive (1)
11. *,380,413 Boukyaku Tantei Series (3)
12. *,336,883 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka Gaiden: Sword Oratoria (3)
13. *,333,922 Haikyuu!! Shousetsu-ban!! (1)
14. *,326,179 No Game No Life (1)
15. *,314,890 Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online (3)
16. *,313,744 Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata (3, although one of these was on 20th November)
17. *,313,159 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. Tanpenshuu (1)
18. *,302,486 Owari no Seraph: Ichinose Guren, 16-sai no Hametsu (2)
19. *,294,451 Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri (various rereleases)
20. *,289,046 Hataraku Maou-sama! (3)
21. *,288,060 Monogatari Series (1)
22. *,263,824 Date A Live (2)
23. *,254,547 Bakemono no Ko (Kadokawa Bunko) (1)
24. *,250,630 Kuroko no Basket: Replace (1)
25. *,242,408 Seiken Tsukai no World Break (5)
26. *,237,742 Accel World (2)
27. *,234,809 Shinmai Maou no Testament (2)
28. *,230,153 Hidan no Aria (3)
29. *,226,010 Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry (3)
30. *,216,734 Naruto Shinden Series (3)

Sales by author:

*1. 1,628,698 Arikawa Hiro (Toshokan Sensou)
*2. 1,557,100 Oomori Fujino (DanMachi/Sword Oratoria)
*3. 1,482,482 Kawahara Reki (Sword Art Online/Progressive/Accel World/Zettai Naru Isolator)
*4. 1,363,605 Watari Wataru (OreGairu)
*5. 1,203,613 Satou Tsutomu (Mahouka)
*6. *,927,413 Maruyama Kugane (Overlord)
*7. *,852,704 Nisio Isin (Boukyaku Tantei Series/Monogatari Series)
*8. *,653,079 Kamachi Kazuma (Index/Heavy Object/Zashiki Warashi/Mitou Shoukan/TMnHnZW)
*9. *,646,678 Mikami En (Biblia)
10. *,498,871 Higashiyama Akira (Naruto Hiden, figure includes non-light novels)
11. *,490,185 Uehashi Nahoko (no light novels released this year, figure includes non-light novels)
12. *,372,780 Towada Shin (Naruto Hiden/Tokyo Ghoul novels)

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