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Can we have an LN thread?

What are you reading? Thoughts on LN's you've read?

I've read Yahari and HakoMari. Yahari was great and I'm waiting for the next volume. As for HakoMari, it started out amazing, but I didn't like the development from volume three and forward, feels like I'm in the minority there.
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Is it just for me, or is bakatsuki down? Did they move or something?
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>>108970017
It's down for me as well,
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Spice and Wolf, Twelve Kingdoms, Kino no Tabi.

12 Kingdoms and Kino no Tabi are great, Spice and Wolf I've grown bored of.
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Hakomaria will end in Maria's death or Kazukis.

Either way, they're not getting together.

AHAHAHAHAHAH
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>>108969753
How can one possibly dislike the Kingdom Royale and the Wish-crushing cinema?
I literally had a hard on when Kazuki realized he was insane as fuck and was okay with that
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>>108970320
But if Maria dies, she will probably go on a boat ride with Kazuki, and if he dies, he will probably take her as well. Remember that he is a yandere.
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>>108970017
Server is down for some reason, no one knows why yet.
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Zaregoto, man. God fucking damn.
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>>108970483
It's like, the change of tone and characters felt like fan fiction.

Like, you're accostumed to a character then suddenly his actions change so much that you can't recognize him.
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>>108970655
Re-reading, I noticed that Kazuki being insane/yandere was already there from the start, there were some subtle hints about his connection with O as well, so my second read was much more interesting than the first one. Volume 6 is still my favorite though.
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>>108970998
I don't know, maybe I just didn't like the direction it took. Either way vol.1 is my favorite, I loved it.
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Mahouka. After 3 volumes I have completely stopped caring about Tats being such a gary stu and am just rolling with it. It's actually funny how broken he is.
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Reading Dungeon 5. Bell's friends mistaking rabbit monsters for Bell is oddly amusing.
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>>108970655
>suddenly his actions change so much
No, that was there from the start. You should give the first novel a reread.
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>>108970017
Looks like someone missed the last thread.

http://archive.foolz.us/a/thread/108954640
>I've talked with them. It seems Yen Press is closing on them because of Index and they're thinking of a solution.
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>>108971576
That just bait someone made up. No one actually knows what's wrong because the leader hasn't answered why it's down.
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>>108971569
I'l do it.. Probably.
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>>108971576
>I've talked with them
>Twitter, posted 3 hours ago, they have no idea what's going on, site admin pls reply
Because trolling is a new thing here on /a/.
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>>108970998
>his connection with O as well,
>mfw they mistranslated it as 0 for the first however many volumes
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>>108971645
>because the leader hasn't answered why it's down.
He shows up every few days or so. Not exactly a very attentive site admin.

Apparently he also does random site updates without notifying anyone as well.
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>>108970320
It will end in Aya's death.


The actual Aya, not the metaphorical one.

Incoming time travel box.
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>>108971971
Well, all of the updates were a load of bullshit, just like 4chan updates.
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>>108969753
I hear some anons are working on Re:Monster. Is it google translate tier, or is it actually being translated?
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>>108972138
I hear both. Though the hilarious amount of retardation and misinformation going around in the Re:Monster communities outside of /a/ are great.

>No, her name's Blo-ri
Fucking idiots.
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>>108971760
To be fair, you couldn't really tell on the text. I have the bunkos and I would have made the same mistake.
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>>108972039
Guys...

Guys.

Guys listen.

What if.

Listen to this.

What if.

The admin.

Is moot?
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>>108971510
That plot progression.
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LNs are all over the place quality wise, and I'm not a particularly big YA person in terms of English language either but there are definitely worthwhile examples out there.

Yahari is the main one I follow as well, but I read All You Need is Kill a little while back and found it solid as well.
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>>108969753
Are LNs anime? No? Are they manga? No?
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>>108972301
So what's your point? Don't tell me you think we're not allowed to have LN threads around here.
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>>108972301
Your new is showing.
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>>108972301
They're closely tied to manga and anime, mods agreed don't bother them about it. It's not like we don't have plenty of Kancolle, VN, Japanese language threads, etc already.
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>>108972301

You're a really big faggot.
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>>108972426
You best guard your anus then
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>>108969753
>>What are you reading?
I thought it'd be a good time to catch up on DRRR translations, but from what I can tell, they've barely made any progress since I last looked 2010. Unless a different person has picked them up. I guess I'll have to look around whenever b-t goes back up.
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>Several large cranes were unloading 1 meter x 1 meter x 2 meter icicles
from large battlefield vehicles specially modified for this purpose. Seeing
this would naturally cause people to believe that the days where super
robot anime became reality were not too far off.

>"......If we could completely ignore energy efficiency, that is."
Once Tatsuya figures out the fusion reactor Gundams will be an everyday thing.
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>>108969753
Owari no Chronicle.

Sayama is a pretty interesting and funny protagonist.
The amount of shit Kawakami can come up with is just amazing.
And that scene in 2-B was probably the most lewd thing I've ever read.
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>>108972673
Haven't you read Heavy Object? Humanoid mecha is so inefficient.
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>>108972721
Let's not go there, I've argued that point on /m/ enough.
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Daidenyuden
Mondaiji
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Isn't Maria supposed to be really pretty?

She kind of looks creepy.
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>>108973211
The artist isn't exactly the best.
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>>108969753
I read all genre except (forced) dramas.
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>>108973516
>Oratoria
How is that compared to the main series? A lot of the series charm comes from Bell's stupidity and his constant unlucky encounters with strong enemies and situations. I just imagine the Loli team wouldn't have much trouble considering they're a team full of OP fucks.

Though the amazon twins are hot.
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I'm thinking on buying a Kindle to read my LNs in PDF files. I'm tired of reading on my PSP.

Should I?
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>>108971510
>Dungeon
Man, the manga is so much fun. I can't wait for YP's release.

Which reminds me I have like 10 volumes left of S&W to buy.
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>>108973712
>How is that compared to the main series?
Not as good as the main series is the general consensus, but still worth buying/interesting because you will miss out on too much stuff if you don't. Yen Press readers are kinda fucked if they don't license this series as well.

The main problem isn't that they are OP because there are always more OP monsters. The issue is that it is a parallel timed event, so in essence you got partially spoiled already. They say it's a side story, but everything's very closely related to the main story. In fact, people say there are more "main plot" than the main novel simply because Bell's too low level to "get into the main plot" still.

My ranking of the volumes 5 >>>> 3 >> side > 4 > 1 >>>> 2.
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>>108974115
I'm still reading volume 5 (Black Goliath fight just started), but it seems to be starting to actually get ready to reveal shit about the dungeon. Side story aside, I'd agree with your ranking, though.

I like Haimura's designs better all around, though. I'll probably get around to reading it at some point, I just won't prioritize it much considering like you said, I more or less know a lot of the results because of the main story.

Also, has it mentioned if anyone knows how many floors the dungeon is? I can't recall.
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>>108970546
>Volume 2 and volume 5's ending
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>>108974438
>Volume 6's translation
Oh wait.
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Yen Press thread?
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>>108974361
Gaiden 1 doesn't diverge much, but Gaiden 2 you might wanna pick up, and it explains a plot point that will not get explained in Volume 5.

As for Haimura's design, 2ch would agree with you. Every single volume people shit on Yasuda until volume 5 with the bath images; I like Yasuda. People joked that Yasuda reads 2ch so he went balls drawing to make volume 5 look good (he actually posed that on twitter too that he worked really hard on it this time).

Nobody knows how deep the dungeon is. Loki Familia's deepest with 59 as far as what's being reported to the Guild anyway; I wouldn't be surprised if Ottarl went deeper.

Enjoy the Goliath fight. Completely insane in the end. Ryuu and Asfi are so awesome. Just FYI, Gaiden 2 does have the Spartoi Udeus/Udaios fight, so that's another Monster Rex fight to look forward to (but Ais probably wrecked him easily).
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>>108974715
The two gaidens cover up to volume 5 already? That means the author might want to slow down on how often they're released if he doesn't want to spoil shit in the main series with it. If he even cares to, since it's going to take Bell a few more volumes to catch up, especially if he keeps getting all S stats before leveling up.

And Yasuda isn't bad, I just like Haimura's style more. It's easier to see what's going on and have a more of an action feel to them. And Hiamura knows how to design a nice weapon and dwarf, gotta love it.

Can't imagine Ottarl or whoever got further. Going by his fight with Ais, he's a bit lower on the fighting strength, though I don't know much about the Freya familia's progress.
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Anyone got pdfs of HO vols 7 and 8 since BT is down?
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>>108975291
https://www.mediafire.com/folder/6a6tgxa6o18vk/Epimetheus

Only 7 is there, though.
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>>108975195
>The two gaidens cover up to volume 5 already?
No it doesn't, [s]but Bell used something that Lily picked up but is actually from Ais in volume 2; it doesn't explain where the weapon is from in volume 5 itself.[/spoiler]

You might've confused volume 3's attacker with someone else. Ottarl hasn't fought Ais, and definitely could take down Ais since he's level 7.
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>>108975376
Thanks.
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Please, anyone have the link for XxX Holic novel from Nisio?
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>>108975385
>You might've confused volume 3's attacker with someone else. Ottarl hasn't fought Ais, and definitely could take down Ais since he's level 7.
Oh, I assumed the masked beastman leader calling her a monster was him, but I might have missed or misread something. I'll have to go back and check if it ends up bothering me enough.

I wouldn't be sure the difference between level 6 and 7 is that great, though. At that point it really depends how many stats they grinded before each level up, like Bell and his all S bullshit. Though Bell seems to have gotten a little bit stronger from possible hidden stat increases from just leveling up, so maybe it would.
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>>108972271
Wait...last time I checked Baka-Tsuki didn't have any All you need is Kill LN translations.

Am I blind, or can I get them somewhere else? Last I checked only the manga was translated.
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Currently reading Henneko volume 1.
I'm in chapter 3 and its pretty good so far.
Tsukiko Tsutsukakushi best girl.
Azuki Azusa a great too.
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>>108975804
Pretty sure the novel has an official English release, what with it getting a hollywood movie adaption.
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>>108975804
Baka-Tsuki never had All you need is Kill
I think it's only been officially translated
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I'm reading Mahouka. I finally understand why LNs are considered one of the lowest forms of literature in Japan.
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Reminder the LOGH light novels are being translated, and well this time.
Google "legendofgalacticheroes blogspot" it should be the first result. I can't post direct link because of the spam filter.
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>>108975970
>using Mahouka as the rule
Sasuga shitty hackers.
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>>108975970
You should read something better, like Color Wars, or Oreimo.
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>>108975767
Please, help me.
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>>108970017
Yen-Press did it.
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>>108975769
>difference between level 6 and 7 is that great, though
Finish reading that Goliath fight and you will understand. The gap between levels are pretty much insurmountable unless you have some hax rare ability, and even then you would still lose in a 1v1 fight 100% of the time. In fact, the level gap only gets bigger as you level up.

>>108975970
You should hack Baka-Tsuki and release all the info "for the lulz".
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>>108970546
Only read the first two volumes- First one didn't really grab me but the second one was outstanding.
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>>108976514
It's pretty cheap on amazon.
I know that's probably not what your looking for though.
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Been following Maria since somewhere around when the third book was being translated on BT, I think.
Mahouka, in bursts, depending on the whims of the translators.
SAO, now only through tap's site. And his translations of Progressive's manga.
ultraslow SAO Progressive novel translations at another site.
Started reading Index but stalled in the single digit volumes.

Found out about Mushoku Tensei from another /a/ thread (probably one of the Re:Monster threads) and have been following that. There's no really high quality translation work yet, but it's sort of passable. The guy's almost done book 2.
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>>108976955
Yen Press will overtake the Progressive translation soon.
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>>108976935
Its not for me, it is for someone, who cant find this.

I cant find too.
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>>108970017
Sorry, kernel panic -> reset -> drive corruption. Everything is fixed now though.

I will sudoku myself now.
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>>108976955
>Started reading Index but stalled in the single digit volumes
Which volume?
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Why are there so few yuri LNs?
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>>108977160
Because yuri is horrible and yuri fans are insufferable.
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>>108973211
Unreliable narration.
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>>108977125
>Pretending to be Last Guardian
Also, the forum's still broken.
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>>108977125
>implying TLG comes here
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>>108976955
>Mahouka
>Mushoku Tensei
>SAO
>Re:Monster
I will never understand why people read these novels that are pretty much just self-insert, masturbatory writing typical of web novels. There's a reason why people shit on ??????? and brand ???? the cancer of light novels.
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BT is back up.
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>>108977367
>Posting Love Lab
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>>108977125
>some minutes after that someone posts on twitter
T-TLG? Is that you?
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People finding the latter volumes of HakoMari too depressing should read Kamisu Reina (it's worst).
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>>108977466
Pretty sure TLG doesn't touch the twitter. Pretty sure TLG doesn't touch anything but the site itself, and even that's rare.
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>>108977542
TLG is my dad and he told me you're wrong.
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>>108975907
>>108975938

Sigh...
Pretty sure it'd be impossible to get in my country, or cost a fortune to import.

Anywhere I can buy it/pirate or whatever online?
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>>108977263
Easy fix (compare to the drive crash), thanks.

>>108977328
Not often but from time to time. I often have to VPN to 4chan though....
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>>108977356
Sometimes it's fun to read an overpowered curbstomp novel. Though reincarnation or world transfer are often completely pointless themes that really don't get played with very well.
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Finished Gekkou recently. Much better than I expected. The ending was a bit open, but I think I liked the way it was left.

>>108970546
This. The ending to volumes two and five were astounding. Definitely my favorite of Nisio's works.

Volume 6 never.
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>>108977666
>Sigh...
Kill yourself.
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>>108977689
>VPN
why?
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>>108971510
>>108972258
I did some googling and only found a translation for the first volume? Are you reading moonrunes, or are the other volumes translated?
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>>108977689
Man you missed the big-ass thread earlier. People were going crazy saying it was Yen Press fault.
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>>108977356
What is with the current trend of pulling shit off of ??????? and making books out of them? I went on Amazon just to look around at LNs and there are a bunch of those LNs that originated on ???????.

Are they too lazy to just make something original now and just profit off of something that seems popular?
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>>108977708
>Gekkou
I had forgotten why I liked that so much, so I reread it recently. And then I remembered very clearly. Dem character interactions.
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>>108977754
Why? A small search yielded next to no results, apart from some raws of the manga.

And shipping to Souther Europe would be...quite expensive.
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>>108977860
I believe anon has a problem with your reddit-tier use of language.
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>>108977860
No, he means kill yourself for typing like a faggot.

Faggot.
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>>108977788
>Are you reading moonrunes
Moonrunes aren't as bad as they seem, Anon. Start learning. But yes, I'm reading it with my low-level moon.

>>108977805
>Are they too lazy to just make something original now and just profit off of something that seems popular?
Yes. I find a lot of the top-ranked novels on Syosetu to be shit as well.
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>>108977916
This
>>108977815
Also, it really isn't hard to find, at all.
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>>108977805
Why gamble on something that may or may not be popular when you have series that are proven to be popular?
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>>108977756
Work

>>108977802
Damn
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>>108977941
My moon is still bad, buts it almost seems like a lot of the LNs, from ??????? or not, are almost fanfiction.net tier with pretty illustrations.

really demotivates me to actually finish a book i picked up.
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>>108978031
Here's the archive
http://archive.foolz.us/a/thread/108954640
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>>108977802
Yen Press is the savior of the Western LN industry.
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>>108978046
>are almost fanfiction.net tier
They are, for the most part. A lot of the authors don't actually plan ahead and just do whatever comes to mind. Like how often there's a stat theme for characters, and it's stated it takes forever to grind stats etc, but the MC does it in an extremely short amount of time and everyone else starts to do the same. Basically devolving into DBZ power level shit.

Granted despite flaws like that, I do occasionally find a couple I enjoy for the characters more than the worldbuilding.
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>>108977941
I started learning vocab with anki but I've been sadly neglecting the grammar books.

Just one more reason to work harder on it, I guess.

>>108978046
>are almost fanfiction.net tier with pretty illustrations.

I know what you mean, I've dropped a few on baka-tsuki because I just couldn't handle the writing style. I thought it might just be that the translation was poor, but it might have something to do with the writing in Japanese.
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>>108978046
What the fuck is ???????
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>>108978194

oh, you're talking about plot/content rather than writing, so I don't know what you mean.

But does anyone else have issues with the writing in some of the translations on baka-tsuki?
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>>108978168
All I can say that at least LNs are great to practice low level moon with.

Still want to be able to read Rakuin no Monshou. Just from reading the 2 volumes on BT makes it look interesting.
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>>108978226
Google it and find out.
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>>108978243
I do. Some need good editors and proofreaders there.
They almost always happen in jap-chinese-eng translations.
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>>108973864
Do it. Especially if you're reading on a PSP. It's 100 bucks and you can have access to any book and LN anywhere.
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>>108978243
It seems like they're mostly translated literally. Like literally making no sense in english.
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>>108978243
>But does anyone else have issues with the writing in some of the translations on baka-tsuki?
A lot of the translators don't know shit about English, like what a proper noun is or how to use em dashes. Granted a lot of native English speakers don't either. They also really, really want to "preserve" the Japanese flow of a sentence, which is retarded.

>>108978272
>All I can say that at least LNs are great to practice low level moon with.
Agreed. I honestly skipped grammar books like an above Anon mentioned and have just been figuring shit out through LNs. Which is probably bad in the long run, but fuck it, it motivates me at least.
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>>108978243
By now I can read them more or less without any problems as long as it isn't Mondaiji-tier.
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>>108978243
>But does anyone else have issues with the writing in some of the translations on baka-tsuki?
A lot of them are really bad.

Relying on b-t for the majority of your LN translations is a pretty terrible idea.
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Do you judge a LN based on its cover? I actually often find myself doing that. Though when I say cover, that does include the title.
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>>108978487
>Do you judge a LN based on its cover?
No, of course not. There's this whole saying we have about books and covers, you know.
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>>108970546
>>108974438
>>108974459

Wait, Zaregoto is in English? I know that there's the first two volumes by Del Ray, but there's more?
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>>108978574
Yeah, on suiminchuudoku.
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>>108978487
I've been burned by that too many times.
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>>108969753
>What are you reading?

I was reading HakoMari, got to volume three I think where the cocky asshole gets a box and suddenly the next chapter wouldn't load.

Shit is actually torturing me. It's such bullshit since I was getting so into it.
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>>108978546
Yes, but you can often guess what a light novel is about from its cover. Like if it's 1 or more girls on the girl, possibly holding weapons, it's probably harem.
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>>108978718
Baka-Tsuki is back so try roloading now.
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>>108977788
Licensed by YP, no idea why they would choose this title. Totally different from rest of their licenses.

>>108977805
http://over-lap.co.jp/bunko/narou/
New bunko labels even start this shit to get sales. I'm telling you that one or two years from now, every single LN animated will be of Narou origin. You literally cannot name any new titles from new authors that have over 10k sales outside of Dengeki Bunko, and those ones from Dengeki Bunko only got sales cause they super heavy advertise them as their winning novels for the Dengeki Contest.

How does it feel that www.fanfiction.net is taking over anime?
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>>108978762
Oh thank god. I was getting so bored reading manga since Tokyo Ghoul is the only manga I'm actually interested in now.
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>>108978832
You know Baka-tsuki should only be your starting point for LNs, right? There are still plenty of translations to be found off that site.
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>>108978831
>Licensed by YP, no idea why they would choose this title. Totally different from rest of their licenses.
They probably plan to market it via SAO.
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>>108978831
>LNs being taking over by fanfiction.jp

Fucking horrible.
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>>108978900
He was talking about HakoMari, that's done on Baka-Tsuki.
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>>108977356
Actually, it kind of seemed like a self-insert story to me at first, but the author really started kicking the MC in the balls later on. It's only the "childhood arc" that's where life is the most rosy. Also, story does have a significantly more "mature" (as in plot development not PLOT and gore) as the volumes progress. I was honestly surprised by it.

tl;dr Went in expecting a masturbatory OP gary-stu, left pleasantly surprised.
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>>108978914
Bell is nowhere near Kirito's OP level. Not to mention they translated the title as IS IT WRONG TO TRY TO PICK UP GIRLS IN A DUNGEON?
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>>108978946
Oh, I see.
Sorry anon, if I had noticed your post earlier I would have uploaded a pdf for you.
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>>108978900
I was only interested in HakoMari. I don't read two LN's at the same time.
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>>108977788
https://solitarytranslation.wordpress.com/
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>>108978900
>There are still plenty of translations to be found off that site
But what if there's a series I'm really interested in and it's only there?
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>>108979028
Then get in the habit of downloading the stuff you're reading.

Also work on your moonrunes because a lot of those translations are bad quality.
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>>108979014
>wordpress
That's not going to survive for very long once YP starts publishing.
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>>108977156
>>Started reading Index but stalled in the single digit volumes
>Which volume?

BT is down so I can't check. I know I didn't get past what season 2 covered. Just sort of lost interest and put it down for later, and now the series is like 30+ books long, which is intimidating when I know the translations are frequently iffy and therefore more demanding to try to read.

>>108977356
>self-insert, masturbatory

I like the world-building aspect some of them do.

note: *some* of them. Others, I see them recommended fanatically somewhere, tentatively take a look, and hit the NOPE nuke from orbit button. Like I couldn't get past the prologue of, what was the name, something like Legendary Moonlight Sculptor or something, without saying "you've got to be fucking kidding me" fifteen times and then dropping it. Some of them, I don't even get past the promo blurb.

SAO and Mahouka, though /a/ rages and shitposts constantly, have stuff in the text (but not in the anime) that happen to entertain me (MMO mechanics and magical computer science nerdery). I don't care how much some people care about whether the authors do or do not imagine themselves as being the overpowered main characters.

I'd read more Hagure Yuusha Estetica if it was in readable form too, knowing full well that it's trashy, just to see the main character being a hilarious ass.

I guess basically, if it's entertaining and doesn't mash my personal ragebuttons, why would I *not* read it for free? Other people have different rage triggers and are entertained by different things.
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>>108979102
He can simply create a new one.

Tap is also still up.
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>>108979155
>BT is down so I can't check.
Down, up, same thing, right?
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>>108979102
>once YP starts publishing
Yeah whenever the hell that would be. It's not even on their release schedule for another half a year at least. I bet they're waiting for the anime announcement and then release it as the anime airs.
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>>108979155
>Dropping Index

Fucking Daihaiseisai or whatever arc is such a drag to get through, almost a year and I'm still not through it.
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>>108979180
Publisher: Yen On (December 16, 2014)
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>>108979155
>BT is down so I can't check
It's back up now
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>>108979155
>translations are frequently iffy and therefore more demanding to try to read.
That stops after the volumes covered in S2 since Js06 started translating.
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>>108979221
Link?
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>more Decoration Disorder Disconnection translations never

When I say this, I'm actually really hoping someone will reply with a "stupid anon, we got the next book translated ages ago".
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>>108979266
Now, now, don't mislead him. It mostly stops, but there are a few chapters js06 didn't touch.

Also
>capitalizing the j
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>>108979284
http://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/fujino-omori/is-it-wrong-to-try-to-pick-up-girls-in-a-dungeon-vol-1/9780316339155/

You can order it on amazon.
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>>108979331
>capitalizing the j
Bad habit of mine.
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>>108979340
>In Orario, fearless adventurers band together in search of fame and fortune within the monstrous underground labyrinth known as Dungeon. But while riches and renown are incentive enough for most, Bell Cranel, would-be hero extraordinaire, has bigger plans.

>He wants to pick up girls.

>Is it wrong to face the perils of Dungeon alone, in a single-member guild blessed by a failed goddess? Maybe. Is it wrong to dream of playing hero to hapless maidens in Dungeon? Maybe not. After one misguided adventure, Bell quickly discovers that anything can happen in the labyrinth-even chance encounters with beautiful women. Only problem? He's the one who winds up the damsel in distress!

Oh god.
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>>108978621
Okay damn, does anybody have a place to grab Zaregoto digitally? Amazon only has paperback. And I'm not sure if I want to commit to buying something just from a few reviews
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>>108979302
I feel the same whenever I mention Dai Denyuuden. Although to be fair recently translations did seem to pick up a bit so maybe I shouldn't jinx it.
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>>108979444
http://zaregoto.ftp.sh/
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>>108979444
The first volume is exceptionally easy to find online. Go look for it.
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>>108979498
Thanks.

>>108979517
You mean the torrent on nyaa? Because I was still at 0% after quite some time.
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>>108978831
>Totally different from rest of their licenses.
I wonder why they picked Kagerou Daze.
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>>108979424
why
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>>108979592
>You mean the torrent on nyaa? Because I was still at 0% after quite some time.
No, I mean DDLs.
It's out of print, so it ending up being really accessible online.

Meanwhile, the second volume used to be impossible to find scans of. Someone only uploaded it relatively recently.

Then after that you go with the fan translations.
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>>108979594
Cause tumblr loves it, and tumblr actually pays unlike /a/
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>>108979424
Well, the description isn't necessarily wrong minus the last sentence save for his encounters with Ais.

They sure did try making it cheesy, though.
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>>108978831
What's wrong with contests?
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Is there anywhere I can find volumes 2-6 of Yahari Ore? Or is watching the anime enough and I can just skip to volume 7?
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>>108979802
Nothing?

I'm just saying only 1 book selling (not even well, just decently) from over 6000 submission indicates that ???? has ruined the industry by flooding their shit because publishers are not willing to spend the money to advertise other new titles.
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>>108980032
The anime covers those volumes, they haven't been translated yet.
Spyro is going to translate them though.
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>>108979209
>Fucking Daihaiseisai or whatever arc is such a drag to get through, almost a year and I'm still not through it.

Academy-City-wide school sports festival arc? That might actually be where I stalled in the middle of too.

>>108979266
>That stops after the volumes covered in S2 since Js06 started translating.
Oh good. I may get into it again before season 3.

>>108979248
>>BT is down so I can't check
>It's back up now
Ah, was still down when I found the thread.
...Yeah, I think I finished book 9 and just never got around to starting 10.

>>108978952
Mushoku Tensei? I found my way into the barely readable animesuki thread, and yeah. The source is up to like 18 books worth of material. Apparently there's a ton of worldbuilding and character development and following different paths from the usual cliche.
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>>108980197
>season 3

Should I tell him?
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>>108980197
>season 3.
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>>108980093
Thanks
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>>108980197
>>108980197
>Mushoku Tensei
This is the timeline:
34 hiko for 20 years --> randomly died
Reborn in a magic world
0-2 being a pervert
3-5 train under a magician, became grand wizard (and harem starts here)
07 be tutor to a bitch and train her
10 successfully mindbreaks her and starts RPG
>15 went to college, and starts a religion
16 harem forms, has 2 waifus 2 siblings and 2 senpais

Right now he's 18.
This is worse than Mahoukaman.
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>>108980264
>>108980313
Not the same guy, but tell me. Did the announcements say anything about the series ending or something?
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>>108980062
>I'm just saying only 1 book selling (not even well, just decently) from over 6000 submission indicates that ???? has ruined the industry by flooding their shit because publishers are not willing to spend the money to advertise other new titles.

Wasn't the light novel industry already flooded several years ago?

I remember someone once posted three collage images of every light novel published that month. And it was insane. Vast amounts of "slap a pretty girl's picture on the cover and a long title and hope it sells a few thousand copies" are play there. It's a very weird inward-facing industry, apparently.

Like imagine all if the English language trashy ebooks on Amazon and B&N were also getting small print runs. That's Japan right now. Except they started ages ago and skipped the ebook phase. The print a ton of stuff and see what sticks, then promote the top few.

Possibly someone will come in and say that that happened to manga, too, a decade earlier.
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>>108980504
JC Staff basically said
>The Index/Railgun adaptations have been a great success, and it really helped to make the novels more popular!
>So, as the novels are already that popular we won't be making new adaptations for the foreseeable future.
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>>108980504
If it doesn't happen during the Kamachi 10th anniversary announcements, then it's not happening. They've been slow about announcing them too, didn't get anything in May, and June announcement was a Misaki fig.
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>>108980523
>Wasn't the light novel industry already flooded several years ago?
Yes, but those didn't sell so they got out phased. Narou shit sells and we're now stuck with it.
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>>108980313
>>>108980197 (You)
>>season 3.
I am fully aware that I probably have a few years before then.

Which I will NEED, because Kamachi.exe writes like one book every three weeks, which is how I got so far behind in the first place.
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>>108980780
>Kamachi.exe
Didn't he only write 6 books last year? Kawahara also wrote 6, Kawakami wrote 3 each that are size of 3. Nisio wrote around the same as Kawakami.

This is just for published books, not including the shorts that they all have to write.
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>>108969753
Started reading Color Wars and then I heard it had a reset.
Now I lost all motivation and js06 has nearly finished catching up.
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>>108981053
>Didn't he only write 6 books last year?
Who knows what Kamachi does. Like the material he made for the movie was enough for its own season or something.

We just won't see the some of what he writes and tosses in the garbage.
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>LN
That shit goes on /jp/. Can't you read the top where it says "Anime & Manga"? I don't see "Anime, Manga & Shitty Japanese Commercial Literature".
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>>108981106
What book did you get to?
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>>108981115
But more than Kawakami (pic related)? I just don't get why people immortalize Kamachi like he writes the most each year, cause I really don't think he does.
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>>>/jp/
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>>108980402
>This is worse than Mahoukaman.

Stop cherrypicking.
He also

-Fails to save a newbie adventurer he could have easily saved because he (MC) was too greedy
-His brilliant plan of switching job requests and building up his traveling companion's reputation fails on him (Ironically, he wanted to actually find the "best solution/way to satisfy both sides" which backfired on him and caused him to lose all trust he built up for a couple of months)
-Beats up and bad-mouths his own father even though he (MC) was obviously in the wrong
-Has the girl who took his virginity and closest female to him leave after the first night
-Has erectile dysfunction for three years after that
-Fails to save his father


I can go on and on. Trust me, his life isn't that of a gary stu. Honestly, this is way darker than your generic LN and author puts legitimate challenges and hardships in his way. This reminds me more of a somewhat darker western fantasy story except with an eastern plot.

Also the author does world building quite well. He puts elements into play that only make sense several volumes later instead of the generic "insert chekov's gun into first chapter, fire it a couple chapters later".
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>>108981223
>>108981330
>being new to LN threads
>being new in general
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>>108981223
And here I thought it said shitty chinese cartoons & shitty japanese comics
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>>108981288
No one said he writes the most. Why even bring that up, are you feeling competitive over nothing?
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Nobody read Rokka no fucking Yuusha?
/a/ i'm dissapoint.
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>>108981707
I read most of volume 1 a while back and liked what I read, but for some reason I can't motivate myself to finish it. Not sure why.
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>>108981053
>>Kamachi.exe
>Didn't he only write 6 books last year?
I'm not sure exactly. He does multiple series, plus some other projects, so I'd have to dig to make a list. They outright have to make him slow down, because otherwise he writes faster than they can edit and sell Index.

> Kawahara
Well, only his Accel World and SAO Progressive books are "new" though. The main SAO line is still heavily revised versions of what he already wrote years and years ago. He's seriously still got like six books worth of that left to print.

I was expecting him to slow down a bit, but he's actually starting another series. I'm not sure if that's going to be at the expense of the publishing speed of one of the others.
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>>108981707
Huh, looks interesting, picked up
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>>108981410
It happens at the end of volume 5, but it isn't a full reset. It's more a partial memory change for everyone but the main characters. It was necessary because everyone sees Akuto fighting, so the memory change allows him to go back to his more normal student life.
You should keep reading.
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>>108981841

Somehow its a chore I know, for me it's because the story is so fucking dark, I can't stomach it. Not edgydark mind you, its like NTR without the NTR.
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>>108981559
I'm merely wondering why people call him Kamachi.exe but never Kawakami.exe or Nisio.exe.

>>108981871
Miki wants him to only do 5 books this year, Kawahara says he wants to keep 6 books a year still. This is in the afterwards of Absolute Isolator. To be honest, AI's just filling his schedule cause there isn't even a set date for the publication of book 2.
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>>108981707
>Women can get special powers that men can't
>All of the women are stupid as hell save for the mountain bitch who's actually just a giant cunt, so it isn't much different
>Men starting resolving problems but the women start fucking everything up again
This novel.
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>>108982234
>I'm merely wondering why people call him Kamachi.exe
Because that's purely a Kamachi in-joke and it in part works due to the side jokes of Kamachi being Miki's money making program. You can't just steal the joke and apply it to other fast authors.
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>>108982234
>Kamachi.exe
Because reading his works is like reading machine translations. Soulless, and of poor quality.
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>>108982234
>I'm merely wondering why people call him Kamachi.exe but never Kawakami.exe or Nisio.exe
Because Kamachi refuses to divulge any information about himself. All we know about the guy is apparently he's fairly young and male. He doesn't participate in fan signings, twitter, anything. By fan logic (jokingly), he must not actually be able to do these, thus be a program.

Explaining jokes ruins all the fun, you know?
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>>108982246

I can't say it better than you the only non brain dead women is fremy/best girl everyone else is either raped semen majin receptacle, Black mailed NTR women, psychopath and bipolar bitch.
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>>108982458
>Explaining jokes ruins all the fun, you know?
Why'd you explain it then you fucking retard.
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>>108981342
Not him, but as someone who does not speak moon I can not stand the translations. The little faggotry of the guy who translated so much Mondaiji was standable, the shit from Mushuku is unbearable.
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>>108982570
Because you kept nagging at us like a mad fanboy of the other authors.
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>>108982617
No I didn't bitchboy.
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>>108982617
Not him but I appreciate the explanation. For the record, I only mad fanboy after mystery writers.
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>>108982714
Well now you're definitely coming off as such.
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>>108982603
It gets a lot better after the first 50% to 75% of the first volume. The TL and the Ed realized that inserting their comments really broke the immersion
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Currently reading ????????? because I felt like reading Vanadis author's other work. It was a bad move and now my autism compels me to finish it. You don't see Celtic influence in many LN these days though.

I find Samayou Shinki no Duelist better than Danmachi though.
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>>108977708
Just finished Gekko in few hours. Awesome read.
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>>108984257
What do you think? I'm a huge Kawaguchi fans and i really like to hear others opinion. Currently reading Seizoyumi no Leena here.
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>>108984257
How is duelist better?
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Any one has an update on what happened to translatorfag and the ore twintail on?
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>>108984471
Nothing groundbreaking in Thousand and Aegis but those "boss fights" against were intense as hell.

>>108984526
It didn't have a shota who could do everything and everyone loves him for no reason. I can see myself getting tired of Duelist soon, the hapopy merchant facade can only entertain me this much.
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>>108984257
Why'd you put the first title in Japanese and have the other two in romaji?

That said, I haven't gotten into Duelist yet. I started to read the prologue and it the whatever the fuck it was wanted who I would assume to be the MC to smile. And then I decided to put it off for later.

I do enjoy Dungeon for the most part, though.
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Spice and Wolf is best LN
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>>108984622
>It didn't have a shota who could do everything and everyone loves him for no reason
The only one who really doesn't have a reason for randomly liking Bell is Ais. And it started from wanting to apologize to him for thinking her mistake might have hurt him anyway. I just assume her obviously being romantically interested in him is due to him being cute like a rabbit and not a tsundere jerkass like Bate.
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>>108984257
I like this one
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>>108984622
Dungeon doesn't have a shota who could do everything; in fact, he is pretty weak still so far. And complaining about harem in danmachi is almost the same as whining about Zeus having multiple waifus.
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>>108984623
Copy + paste because I was too lazy and had to use the original Jap title to google search for an image.

>>108984750
I sure there are other reasons why I dislike Danmachi, I can't recall them all. Don't let my opinion leave a bad taste in your mouth.
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>>108984781
Those guys on Shiro are so likeable. Actually paper price rocketing when they printed it. When i asked them about why it still 50000 rupiahs they said they already promised to the fans about the price. So based.
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>>108984843
>Have Zeus as a foster father
>He constantly tells you to fuck every girl you see
>But I wanna be a hero!
>Somehow avoid being a god-level pervert
Bell's seldom 'possessed' moments are the results of brainwashing, right?

>Dungeon doesn't have a shota who could do everything
Yes it does. The elder Amazon sister wants to /ss/ with him, too.
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>>108984843
He solo'd a powered up Minotaur by vol 3 and gained yet another unique ability together with yet another overpowered unique weapon in 4. And that's when I had enough.
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>>108981053

Ignore the Chinese. He has always release 6 books per year.
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>>108985073
No she doesn't. She wants to /ss/ with her captain who IS a true shota.

But yes he was literally brainwashed
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>>108985187
Still not enough compared to Hajime. That guy solo'ed the entire dungeon.
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>>108984257

This isn`t translated anywhere is it
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>>108985187
>He solo'd a powered up Minotaur by vol 3
It was leading up to that since volume 1 and his fast growth is one of if not the major element to the story. On the other hand, his Exp ability will only work until he catches up to Ais, then it goes from overpowered to wasted skill slot.

>overpowered unique weapon in 4
The minotaur knife is good, not overpowered. It was even made by a novice blacksmith. Magic swords are what are overpowered.

Saying his Argonaut ability is a unique, overpowered ability is entirely correct, though.

>>108985312
>No she doesn't. She wants to /ss/ with her captain who IS a true shota.
You just denied and then repeated what was said.
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>>108985187
Minotaur is weak as hell man and Bell was full S stats. His new weapon is useless against Goliath and his new ability is also useless against anything of importance without standing around to charge.
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>>108985437
Glad to hear that there's something to look forward to, what else is there in book 5 and beyond?

>>108985403
Not that I know of.
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>>108985656
He almost died in the beginning and end of the volume, and he only survived due to awesome teammates (3 of them are more powerful than him and one is only level 1).
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>>108985814
3? He gained another?
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>>108985656
>what else is there in book 5
Bell and his party getting completely fucked over by the dungeon (adventurers dumping mobs on him, monsters spawning out the ass, ceiling collapsing on them and pit falls), seeing a lot of girls naked and bathing with no consequence (nor should there be since half of them peeked at Bell's stats when he was KO'd, which is a dick move), more adventurer dickbaggery due to god assholerly, and a souped up Goliath dungeon boss.
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>>108985414
>It was leading up to that since volume 1 and his fast growth is one of if not the major element to the story. On the other hand, his Exp ability will only work until he catches up to Ais, then it goes from overpowered to wasted skill slot.

Is it though?
><Skill>

>[Single-Minded Pursuit]

>Accelerates Growth

>Effects last as long as his feelings are unchanged

> Effects are determined by the strength of his feelings

So if his feelings change to something like "I want to protect Ais" instead of "I want to catch up to Ais" then his growth can continue. Also, what was this about skill slots again?
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>>108985856
He gained 5 new teammates temporarily.
One is a level 1 supporter like Lily.
One is a level 2 tank who took a deathblow for Bell (they both survived barely) after his Argonaut fireball failed and he couldn't move due to exhaustion.
One is an OP level 4 DPS/tank that can cast spell while moving (even A is can't do this).
One is another level 4 DPS/tank that has a rare ability shared by less than 5 people, which gave the ability to fly and be invisible among other things.
One is a level 2 DPS that can do AOE prison that can chain even Monster Rex to the ground as long as her magic holds.

Not to mention Welf is the most OP of them all.
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>>108986256
If the feeling changes from "wanting to catch up to Ais" to "wanting to protect Ais", that's STILL a change. He just wants to be able to fight with Ais. I imagine the skill only works with the initial feeling otherwise the first effect would be pointless as only the second effect would make a difference.

Although it could just be Hestia's misunderstanding and he could actually "want to be a hero" and Ais is just part of it.

And I say wasted skill slot because you only get skills when you level up, right? If his skill from level 1 becomes unusable due to having achieved his goal, it's a wasted skill slot.

>>108986298
>Welf
That's what happens when you make overpowered weapons and can render the enemy's magic harmful to the enemy.
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Anyone else read ELYSION? I found it pretty generic. Not bad for keeping entertained but nothing special.
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>>108986298
You got names for these brave and seemingly overpowered people?

And Lily might only technically be level 1. Hasn't her status not been updated for like over half a year or some shit? Considering just the shit she goes through with just Bell, she has to be down for level 2 by now.
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>>108986505
Skill slots are unlimited, magic is only limited to 3 except rare cases with elves. Both Lefiya and Liveria (especially, especially Liveria) are these cases.

Everyone wants to know what skills Ais have.
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>>108986684
>I found it pretty generic.
It actually sounded pretty generic so I left it alone on a 'will check out later' note. I'd rather read something potentially more interesting first.
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>>108986712
Chigusa, Ouka, Ryuu, Asfi and Mikoto in that order.
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>>108986769
Honestly, I only read it when I have nothing else to spend time on. At least the art is great.
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>>108986684
That art. I might just pick it up.
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>>108986743
>Skill slots are unlimited
Right, but it's one skill per level isn't it? Which means he'll eventually be down one for his level, which of course can be remedied by just leveling up again, but still.
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>>108986824
Nah remember he got his Realize Freeze (I honestly don't know wtf that spells translate to) mid-level.
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>>108986814
Picking LNs for the art seems kind of a waste. There's only a handful of illustrations after all.
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>>108986814
>like 5 illustrations a novel
>picking up a novel for the art
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Kamachi's HEAVY OBJECT series is fun
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>>108986945
>>108986940
I have no idea what to read nowadays and I don't visit such threads all the time, so yeah.
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>>108987023
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>>108986927
Oh, that's right, shit. The spell's probably some sort of Greek like most of what everything else is. I'm personally way too fucking lazy to reverse-engineer what the author calls it. It is amusing how the author will use English when he can't figure out what the Greek would be, like will o' the wisp.

>>108986940
Different Anon, but I do tend to at least check out what scenes an author or illustrator chooses to highlight. This is from my habit of looking at all the illustrations before even reading the summary of a LN, though.
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>>108987023
Why don't you search by genre when it comes to LNs? Or just read the description. And leave pretty art for manga.
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>>108987117
>Or just read the description
LN descriptions are almost always ass. Doesn't help that for some reason Japan likes including character conversations or quotes in them. Just don't fucking understand why.
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>>108987117
It feels good to randomly stumble upon an enjoyable LN. It's not like I read the whole LN if it sucked, I only do it for authors I like.
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>>108982515
>fremy best girl
good taste
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Are all the Spice and Wolf LNs released in English yet?

I'd like to read them, but I'm not buying shit if the series isn't finished being released.
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>>108987218
>good taste
Have you seen the competition? It's more like the only taste.
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I always find light novels base in sales, because I am so sick of authors ending shit prematurely cause they sell for less than a fractale.
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>>108987242
12 is coming out soon so 5 more to go.

Buy them. Even if they drop it there's other translations so it's not like you'll never get to read the end.
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Anyone read this? "The previous hero wants to retired" or something.
http://mfbooks.jp/books/sendai01/
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>>108987283
>trusting japs taste
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>>108987440
Just find the ones that sell for more than 10k but less than 50k.
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>>108987413
Yes actually, I have/do read it. The web version, anyway.
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>>108987536
Was it as interesting as the synopsis sound?
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>>108986684
I read the first volume, but the Engrish of the translator isn't good enough for me to keep up with it.
I can manage 35th platoon since I like it a lot, but not this.
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>>108987566
It's not bad, I suppose? It's not really noteworthy either, though. The characters are fun and fairly well-written, but as by the title, the MC literally wants to just travel around not doing shit and retire from being a hero and let the new guy take over.
Too bad the MC's fairly unlucky and still gets wrapped up in shit. Not that he can die, being immortal due to hero bullshittery. Being strong from the start also removes a lot of suspense as well, but there are plenty of strong enemies to make for a good fight.

Some interesting events do happen, like currently he's been turned into a shota and is exploring a dungeon to get back at a loli vampire for, well, making him a shota. His party for it consists of an angry elf, a shotacon nun, a tomboy fighter/ninja bestgirl, and 3 fairly dumb pirates.

One of my concerns though is that the new hero, whatshisface, is on the cover of volume 3 but in the web version nothing's mentioned of him since the ending of volume 2 in the web version. I assume that means he just keeping the new hero's side of the story in the published version only.
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>>108987861
I read 35th platoon for the villan.
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>>108987945
That sounds good enough for me already. Does it have political intrigue as well?

By the way, thanks for the summary.
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>>108987995
Haunted is pretty great, yeah.
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>>108988076
I like how he's just an evil maniac. No stupid sob story or "he's actually a good guy" bullshit.
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>>108988031
>Does it have political intrigue as well
A little, but not so much it's made much difference. An archbishop makes the protagonist wanted by saying he's evil, but at best an incompetent assassin comes after him and ultimately nothing comes of it. There's also some side shit with some princesses but I can't even remember what the unimportant shit was.

???????? has plenty of fantasy political bullshit, though.
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>>108988149
I see, that's another novel I have a read. Thanks again.
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>>108987945
>Being strong from the start
I really do not give a darn about this. There is more to a story than struggling in a fight.
Not saying you were implying this, but many people do and I personally believe these people are the "Naruto" audience.
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>>108976179
>and well this time.
>I am a freelance Chinese - English translator.
Forgive me if I'm a little skeptical.
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>>108988428
Apparently he knows Japanese too.
>This is translated from Japanese into English. Book 1 Chapter 0 and 1 were translated from Chinese into English. Then, I discovered that the Japanese to Chinese translators actually took a lot of liberty with the text, so I abandoned it. (Can you imagine translators adding entire dialogues and paragraphs that didn’t exist?)
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>>108988428
>Introduction
>This is translated from Japanese into English. Book 1 Chapter 0 and 1 were translated from Chinese into English. Then, I discovered that the Japanese to Chinese translators actually took a lot of liberty with the text, so I abandoned it. (Can you imagine translators adding entire dialogues and paragraphs that didn’t exist?)
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>>108988548
Official localizations do this all the time.
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>>108987995
>>108988076
>>108988118
Wait Haunted is the villain? I thought it was the school chairman.
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>>108988634
I can understand changing a "...!" to a "What!?" and other changes for better word flow, but adding entire paragraphs is outright retarded.
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>>108988780
>1 villain
Everyone except the 35th platoon are villains, Anon.
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>>108988830
No they're villains too.
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>>108988541
>>108988548
Well, I guess that's a relief.
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>>108988197
Looking at the tiny preview images available for Sendai Yuusha, it at least looks like the artist is pretty damn good.

Now if only some brave Moonman would scan the novels so I could collect them all.
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>>108989020
Are you, are you sure? They don't look that evil in comparison to everyone else.
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>>108992112
Mari is best girl.
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>>108992352
I started liking the almost-rapist a lot more after v3.
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Why is yahari so good? I have no idea why I like it so much, but I can't stop thinking about it and the next volume.
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>>108992631
The MC and/or characters make you think with their generally pointless dribble. Helps you to remember 8man and get a feel for the character.

Basically, you're sympathizing.
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>>108992112
Is maid a trap?
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>tfw Mogifag

suffering
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>>108969753
>tfw animated Loli Kazuki never
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>>108992695
One way to find out.
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>>108969753
As Ii-chan would say, it wasn't the case of characters changing, but their priorities.
Currently reading Owari no Chronicle and Zaregoto.
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She's basically a non-Vanadis but healthy Sasha.
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>>108976955
Shota wizard is pretty fun so far.
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>>108977708
>Volume 6 never
He's not really fast but better than nothing, don't you think so?
We should be grateful to him
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HakoMari vol.7 never ;w;
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>>108969753
Waiting new chapters of Vanadis, Campione, Log Horizon and LMS, I am aware of my shit taste.
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>>108969753
Sugar Candy Bullets Can't Pierce Anything
;_;
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So far I haven't I really don't like vol 9 of Vanadis but then again I hate amnesia subplots more than anything.
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>>108984257
So who's gonna in charge Vanadis anime?i heard will be sanzigen
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Speaking of Vanadis, one thing that annoys me is that a Viscount (Augre) apparently is of a higher rank than an Earl (Tigre)
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>>108977708
gekkou was amazing.

top notch interaction and chemistry between the leads.
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>>108969753
>>>/lit/
LNs are badly done literature
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Is Highschool DxD better than Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu?
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Have you encountered light novels that have promising or great worldbuilding but other aspects that force you to drop the series?

Anything other than Hidan no Aria?
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>>108997508
What is /a/'s beef with Hidan no Aria anyway? I've never touched the series and don't intend on ever doing so.
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Wheres the love for love nowadays

also it's not all about swords and shit
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>>108994651
I don't know why I read LMS. The things that happen in it are so unbelievable and stupid but I can't stop reading. I guess it's cause MC is a turbojew.
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>>108997679
What's the point of talking about something you already talked a million times before? Nostalgia really isn't the name of the game here on /a/.
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>>108997758
because it's a good story, also you can read the complete LN set in english.
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>>108997812
We already did, what else is there left to say? It ended, it's done and there is nothing left to talk about.
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>>108997571
I think it's the fact that it takes itself seriously with historic characters, unlike let's say, DxD.
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>>108997881
>never re-reading something because you enjoyed it

ok
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>>108997918
Correction, it rapes historic characters and tries to play it straight. Just look at what he did to Sherlock Holmes. Poor guy, was turned into first arc fodder.
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>>108997929
>LN
>enjoyable after reading it once

Have some taste in something that isn't from fan fiction.net
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>>108977708
LN with good chemistry and character interaction?
Picked the fuck up, thanks man.

>>108977525
Picked up, sounds depressing but I hope the characters stay consistent in this one, Mikage.
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Never read this, but that SIG SG 552 Commando.
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>>109001139
/k/ pls go
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>>109001139
I need to know what this is because reasons.
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>>109001567
I was just quoting whatever's in the illustration.
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>>109001728
Literal translation would be "The Assassination Club in my school".
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>>108979498
Thank anon.
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Is this good?
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>>109002481
Fire Emblem 7 the LN.
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>>109002558
So the redhead is Lyn?
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>>109002558
Then LN Lyn will end with Eliwood instead of the tactician?
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>>109002756
There is no Hector?

Fucking dropped
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>>109002708
Female Eliwood with a bit of Hector. No magic in the series.
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>>109002708
Hector with a vagina.
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Why do you choose to read shit.
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>>109003439
Picked up
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I finished Zaregoto volumes 4 and 5 and now I'm a little confused.

I get that Utsurigi killed a dude and impersonated him while dressing the corpse up to look like himself and leaving a message on the wall to tell Tomo not to spill the beans. He escaped without leaving any trace because he's a super hacker and shit. Then he let Ii come up with some bullshit theory to satisfy everyone. What I don't get is the part where apparently Mad Demon was somehow in on it from the start but was apparently so frightened of Utsurigi that he just played along with everything. What were the hints he was dropping? Was the entire thing just for the benefit of everyone who wasn't Utsurigi, the Professor, and Tomo?
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>>108970017
It's the jews
First MangaTraders
Now BakaTsuki
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>>109004175
It's up again.
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Why are you reading shit
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>>108994930
>Earl
But that's not how it works, he's a count. And the viscount part might even just be a mistranslation since the translator doesn't know what he's doing.
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>>108997733
>turbojew
I have to agree that's pretty much the only reason I am. Would be nice if the ln had illustrations or even covers, though.
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