Monthly Japanese Light Novel Sales Figures October 2017

Data covers 2nd October – 5th November

Volume ranking:

*1. 66,514 Overlord 12
*2. 61,293 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e 7
*3. 57,286 Kino no Tabi 21
*4. 55,736 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index 19
*5. 46,462 Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata 13
*6. 33,459 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. Vol.12
*7. 31,498 Sword Art Online Vol.20
*8. 30,165 Kokuhaku Yokou Renshuu: Heart no Shuchuu
*9. 24,010 Netoge no Yome wa Onna no Ko Janai to Omotta? level 15
10. 21,414 Knight’s & Magic 8
11. 21,364 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 14
12. 20,678 ONE PIECE novel: Mugiwara Stories
13. 20,660 Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry 13
14. 20,657 GENESIS Series: Kyoukaisenjou no Horizon 10 pt 1
15. 18,725 Kekkai Sensen Good As Good Man
16. 17,196 Youheidan no Ryouriban 4
17. 16,273 Kokuhaku Yokou Renshuu: Ijiwaru na Deai
18. 14,686 Izakaya Bottakuri 8
19. 14,034 Watashi, Nouryoku wa Heikinchi de tte Itta yo ne! 6
20. 13,792 Shounen Onmyouji: Kegare no Migiwa e Koishitau

Series ranking:

*1. 122,079 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e
*2. *91,043 Overlord
*3. *90,983 Kino no Tabi -the Beautiful World-
*4. *78,463 Sword Art Online
*5. *65,850 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
*6. *57,920 Imouto Sae Ireba Ii.
*7. *57,481 Kokuhaku Yokou Renshuu
*8. *57,406 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index
*9. *53,989 Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata
10. *41,749 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru.
11. *37,550 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!
12. *30,804 Knight’s & Magic
13. *24,010 Netoge no Yome wa Onna no Ko Janai to Omotta?
14. *22,915 Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry
15. *20,699 No Game No Life
16. *20,678 ONE PIECE novel: Mugiwara Stories
17. *20,666 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei
18. *20,657 GENESIS Series: Kyoukaisenjou no Horizon
19. *18,725 Kekkai Sensen Good As Good Man
20. *18,490 Isekai wa Smartphone to Tomo ni.

(source: Oricon via refugee-chan)

Last month: September 2017
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Note that due to issues with my computer this wasn’t done in the usual way, so there’s a higher than usual chance of errors. I apologise if there are any, and would welcome any errors you spot being pointed out.

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Monthly Japanese Light Novel Sales Figures September 2017

Data covers 4th September – 1st October

Volume ranking:

*1. 190,225 Sword Art Online Vol.20
*2. 148,485 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. Vol.12
*3. *98,550 Overlord Vol.12
*4. *47,009 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu Vol.14
*5. *34,045 Hidan no Aria Vol.26
*6. *28,086 Goblin Slayer Vol.6
*7. *25,129 Imouto sae Ireba Ii. Vol.8
*8. *22,250 Tokyo Ravens Vol.15
*9. *20,226 Knights & Magic Vol.8
10. *19,660 Shinsetsu Ookami to Koushinryou: Ookami to Youhishi Vol.3
11. *18,487 Gamers! DLC
12. *16,400 Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko kara Miru ka?
13. *16,318 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e Vol.4
14. *16,159 Heavy Object Vol.14
15. *15,249 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Vol.23
16. *15,151 Oda Nobuna no Yabou Vol.19
17. *15,061 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e Vol.5
18. *14,619 Isekai wa Smartphone to Tomo ni. Vol.10
19. *14,443 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Vol.12
20. *14,419 Toaru Ossan no VRMMO Katsudouki Vol.13

Series ranking:

*1. 229,602 Sword Art Online
*2. 159,263 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru.
*3. 112,173 Overlord
*4. *93,422 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
*5. *84,591 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e
*6. *45,069 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!
*7. *40,326 Gamers!
*8. *38,996 Goblin Slayer
*9. *36,551 Knight’s & Magic
10. *35,191 Isekai wa Smartphone to Tomo ni.
11. *34,474 Hidan no Aria
12. *33,460 Imouto Sae Ireba Ii.
13. *33,379 No Game No Life
14. *30,438 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei
15. *22,250 Tokyo Ravens
16. *20,922 Ookami to Koushinryou
17. *19,122 Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken
18. *18,843 Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko kara Miru ka?
19. *18,487 Gamers! DLC
20. *16,159 Heavy Object

Last month: August 2017
Next month: October 2017

(source: Oricon via myanimelist (volume rankings) and a source who wishes to remain anonymous (for the series rankings))

Monthly Japanese Light Novel Sales Figures August 2017

Data covers 7th August – 3rd September

Volume ranking:

*1. 149,330 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Vol.23
*2. *41,666 Date A Live Vol.17
*3. *33,111 Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records Vol.9
*4. *29,827 Death March kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyousoukyoku Vol.11
*5. *29,373 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Vol.12
*6. *25,616 Monogatari Series: Monster Season “Shinobumonogatari”
*7. *24,201 Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko kara Miru ka?
*8. *22,348 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e Vol.3
*9. *22,101 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e Vol.1
10. *21,327 Arafoo no Isekai Seikatsu Nikki Vol.4
11. *21,050 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e Vol.4
12. *20,245 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e Vol.2
13. *19,941 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e Vol.5
14. *19,836 Gakusen Toshi Asterisk Vol.12
15. *19,145 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e Vol.6
16. *18,781 Bleach: Can’t Fear Your Own World Vol.1
17. *17,966 Date A Live Fragments: Date A Bullet Vol.2
18. *16,309 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e 4.5
19. *14,616 Tsujou Kougeki ga Zentai Kougeki de 2-kai Kougeki no Okaasan wa Suki desu ka? Vol.3
20. *13,001 Kimi no Na wa.

Series ranking:

*1. 178,610 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei
*2. 124,830 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e
*3. *76,947 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!
*4. *70,766 Gamers!
*5. *55,143 No Game No Life
*6. *43,277 Date A Live
*7. *42,048 Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records
*8. *37,204 Knight’s & Magic
*9. *35,455 Death March kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyousoukyoku
10. *35,278 Monogatari Series
11. *34,850 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
12. *33,456 Isekai wa Smartphone to Tomo ni
13. *31,551 Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko kara Miru ka?
14. *28,372 Sword Art Online
15. *23,522 Arafoo Kenja no Isekai Seikatsu Nikki
16. *20,375 Tsujou Kougeki ga Zentai Kougeki de 2-kai Kougeki no Okaasan wa Suki desu ka?
17. *20,081 Shousetsu Kimi no Na wa.
18. *19,836 Gakusen Toshi Asterisk
19. *19,793 Ore wo Suki nano wa Omae dake ka yo
20. *19,541 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka

(Source: Oricon via myanimelist.net and refugee-chan)

Last month: July 2017
Next month:

Monthly Japanese Light Novel Sales Figures July 2017

Data covers 3rd July – 6th August

Volume ranking:

*1. 71,195 Shinobumonogatari
*2. 55,362 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 12 RE
*3. 50,982 Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko kara Miru ka?
*4. 29,090 Highschool DxD DX 4
*5. 26,588 Isekai Shokudou 4
*6. 26,549 86 -eighty-six- 2
*7. 25,860 Madan no Ou to Vanadis 17
*8. 25,825 Hai to Gensou no Grimgar 11
*9. 24,982 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e
10. 24,671 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 13
11. 24,023 Ryuuou no Oshigoto! 6
12. 23,139 Gamers! 8
13. 22,632 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e 2
14. 22,329 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Extra
15. 22,220 Tondemo Skill de Isekai Hourou Meshi 3
16. 20,905 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 12 LE
17. 20,282 Gate Season 2 1
18. 19,810 Shousetsu Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda
19. 19,654 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e 3
20. 19,478 Tsuki ga Michibiku Isekai Douchuu 12

Series ranking:

*1. 122,380 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!
*2. 118,800 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e
*3. *95,011 Gamers!
*4. *84,125 No Game No Life
*5. *82,817 Knight’s & Magic
*6. *73,796 Monogatari Series
*7. *66,731 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
*8. *61,884 Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko kara Miru ka?
*9. *58,239 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei
10. *56,921 Isekai Shokudou
11. *43,213 Ryuuou no Oshigoto
12. *42,880 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka
13. *41,369 Sword Art Online
14. *40,372 Eromanga-sensei
15. *38,165 Isekai wa Smartphone to Tomo ni.
16. *35,194 86 -eighty-six-
17. *31,728 Machine Doll wa Kizutsukanai
18. *29,090 Highschool DxD Tanpenshuu
19. *26,961 Hai to Gensou no Grimgar
20. *26,207 Shousetsu Kimi no Na wa.

(Source: Oricon via refugee-chan)

Last month: June 2017
Next month: August 2017

Monthly Japanese Light Novel Sales Figures June 2017

Data covers 5th June – 2nd July

Volume ranking:

*1. 149,230 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei 22
*2. *57,300 Eromanga-sensei 9
*3. *47,966 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka Gaiden: Sword Oratoria 9
*4. *45,485 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 13
*5. *45,148 Strike the Blood 17
*6. *28,860 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka 12
*7. *26,014 Netgame no Yome wa Onna no Ko ja Nai to Omotta? 14
*8. *24,447 Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata Girls Side 3
*9. *21,106 Meitantei Conan: Karakurenai no Love Letter
10. *20,731 Berserk: Enryuu no Kishi
11. *20,677 Isekai Shokudou 4
12. *20,318 Hachi-nan tte, Sore wa Nai deshou! 11
13. *17,982 Youjo Senki 8
14. *17,504 Isekai Cheat Magician 6
15. *14,205 Watashi, Nouryoku wa Heikinchi de tte Itta yo ne! 5
16. *13,663 Sekaiichi Hatsukoi: Hatori Yoshiyuki no Baai 2
17. *12,626 Okitegami Kyouko no Urabyoushi
18. *11,713 Eromanga-sensei 1
19. *11,165 Genjitsu Shugisha no Oukoku Saikenki 4
20. *10,931 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 11

Series ranking:

*1. 203,899 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei
*2. 124,989 Eromanga-sensei
*3. *87,739 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
*4. *60,408 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka Gaiden
*5. *60,375 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka
*6. *53,645 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!
*7. *45,681 Strike the Blood
*8. *43,834 Sword Art Online
*9. *36,178 Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records
10. *31,091 Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata
11. *28,059 Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata Girls Side
12. *27,381 Youjo Senki
13. *26,337 Netoge no Yome wa Onna no Ko ja Nai to Omotta?
14. *25,801 Isekai Shokudou
15. *23,996 No Game No Life
16. *21,106 Gekijouban Meitantei Conan: Karakurenai no Love Letter novelisation
17. *20,731 Berserk Novelisation
18. *20,318 Hachi-nan tte, Sore wa Nai deshou!
19. *19,212 Shuumatsu nani Shitemasuka? Isogashii desu ka? Sukutte Moratte Ii Desu ka?
20. *18,393 Isekai Cheat Magician

(Source: Oricon via refugee-chan and myanimelist.net)

Last month: May 2017
Next month: July 2017

Monthly Japanese Light Novel Sales Figures May 2017

Data covers 8th May – 4th June

Volume ranking:

*1. 104,528 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka 12
*2. *60,729 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index 18
*3. *41,218 Hataraku Maou-sama! 17
*4. *35,667 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 11
*5. *33,541 Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou 6
*6. *33,161 Goblin Slayer 5
*7. *28,787 Meitantei Conan: Karakurenai no Love Letter
*8. *26,431 IS: Infinite Stratos 11
*9. *25,341 Zettai Naru Isolator 4
10. *25,235 Okitegami Kyouko no Urabyoushi
11. *24,487 Ookami to Koushinryou 19
12. *22,767 Imouto Sae Ireba Ii. 7
13. *20,488 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e 6
14. *16,924 Oda Nobuna no Yabou 18
15. *16,839 Shin Tenchi Muyou! Ryououki Gaiden: Tenchi Muyou! GXP 15
16. *16,784 Eromanga Sensei 1
17. *16,206 Youheidan no Ryouriban 3
18. *15,335 Risou no Himo Seikatsu 9
19. *15,245 Only Sense Online -Only Sense Online- 12
20. *14,798 Haikyuu!! Shousetsuban!! 8

Series ranking:

*1. 129,895 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka
*2. *91,636 Eromanga Sensei
*3. *81,468 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!
*4. *69,454 Rokudenashi Majutsu Kyoushi to Akashic Records
*5. *62,001 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index
*6. *50,947 Sword Art Online
*7. *44,625 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
*8. *41,218 Hataraku Maou-sama!
*9. *40,591 Goblin Slayer
10. *39,683 Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou
11. *37,047 Imouto Sae Ireba Ii.
12. *28,787 Gekijouban Meitantei Conan: Karakurenai no Love Letter Novelisation
13. *27,365 Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e
14. *26,431 IS: Infinite Stratos
15. *25,572 Boukyaku Tantei Series
16. *25,385 Ookami to Koushinryou
17. *25,341 Zettai Naru Isolator
18. *23,485 Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata
19. *23,113 Shuumatsu Nani Shitemasuka? Isogashii Desu ka? Sukutte Moratte Ii Desu ka?
20. *22,911 Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken

(Source: Oricon via refugee-chan)

Last month: April 2017
Next month: June 2017

Monthly Japanese Light Novel Sales Figures April 2017

Data covers 10th April – 7th May

Volume ranking:

*1. 71,711 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 11
*2. 55,440 Meitantei Conan: Karakurenai no Love Letter
*3. 43,922 Haikyuu!! Shousetsuban 8
*4. 42,328 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou Ka Gaiden: Sword Oratoria 8
*5. 41,196 Hidan no Aria 25
*6. 36,817 Fate/Strange Fake 4
*7. 24,610 Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry 12
*8. 23,979 Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Memory Records 2
*9. 22,190 Eromanga Sensei 1
10. 22,137 Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken 10
11. 22,075 Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records
12. 20,938 Arafoo Kenja no Isekai Seikatsu Nikki 3
13. 19,732 Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records 2
14. 18,075 Eromanga Sensei 2
15. 18,018 Jinrui Saikyou no Tokimeki
16. 17,941 Saijaku Muhai no Bahamut 12
17. 17,689 Fate/Prototype Sougin no Fragments 5
18. 17,679 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 12
19. 17,481 Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records 3
20. 16,661 Toaru Ossan no VRMMO Katsudouki 12

Series ranking:

*1. 136,017 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!
*2. 127,576 Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records
*3. 108,036 Eromanga Sensei
*4. *76,914 Sword Art Online
*5. *72,271 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
*6. *57,170 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka Gaiden
*7. *55,440 Gekijouban Meitantei Conan Karakurenai no Love Letter Novelisation
*8. *47,804 Haikyuu!! Shousetsuban!!
*9. *47,393 Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken
10. *43,947 Fate/Strange Fake
11. *42,218 Hidan no Aria
12. *31,558 Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Memory Records
13. *30,379 Shuumatsu Nani Shitemasuka? Isogashii Desu ka? Sukutte Moratte Ii Desu ka?
14. *27,511 Zero Kara Hajimeru Mahou no Sho
15. *27,496 Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata
16. *25,635 Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry
17. *24,939 Tsujou Kougeki ga Zentai Kougeki de Nikai Kougeki no Okaa-san wa Suki Desu ka?
18. *24,725 Fate/Prototype Sougin no Fragments
19. *24,637 Arafoo Kenja no Isekai Seikatsu Nikki
20. *23,497 Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka

(Source: Oricon via refugee-chan)

Last month: March 2017
Next month: May 2017