J-Novel Club hosted a Livestream where they shared a few new titles coming west. The publisher focuses more on light novels, which have risen in popularity amongst western readers in recent years.
Here are the announced titles coming west:
Reincarnated as an Apple: This Forbidden Fruit Is Forever Unblemished!
By Gato with Illustrations by Itsuki Mito
Daisuke Furutsu gets hit by a truck, only to find out his death was an accident. As an apology, God lets him draw five Cards of Fate that are supposed to grant him superpowers in the next life. The first four draws are amazing—stuff like magic and an infinite inventory. But everything changes when Daisuke pulls a “curse” card and gets reincarnated… as an apple? Parts 1 and 2 of Volume 1 of this delicious light novel series launches later today on J-Novel Club!
Peddler in Another World: I Can Go Back to My World Whenever I Want!
By Hiiro Shimotsuki with Illustrations by Takashi Iwasaki
After quitting his job at a toxic company, Shiro Amata moves into the house his grandmother left him in her will. When Shiro Amata discovers his grandmother’s closet doubles as a doorway to another world, he does what any reasonable person would do: set up a business selling useful items from Japan to the locals and become so rich that he never needs another job ever again!
An Introvert’s Hookup Hiccups: This Gyaru Is Head Over Heels for Me!
By Yuishi with Illustrations by Kagachisaku
When the gorgeous Nanami confesses to the introverted Yoshin, he knows it’s too good to be true. How’s an introverted guy supposed to keep his cool dating when he knows it’s all just a dare? Even more puzzling, despite her gaudy appearance, this supposed gyaru isn’t actually all that good with guys! Follow Nanami and Yoshin’s adventures in Parts 1 and 2 of An Introvert’s Hookup Hiccups: This Gyaru Is Head Over Heels for Me! Volume 1 will be available later today on J-Novel Club.
Making Magic: The Sweet Life of a Witch Who Knows an Infinite MP Loophole
By Aloha Zachou with Illustrations by Tetubuta
Making Magic: The Sweet Life of a Witch Who Knows an Infinite MP Loophole’s reincarnated protagonist must navigate a gamelike world filled with monsters and dungeons. Thankfully, she possesses Creation Magic which allows her to make whatever item she please… well, so long as she’s got enough mana. Ah, there’s always a catch, isn’t there? But where there’s a rule, there’s a loophole—and this little witch knows just the trick to expand her mana pool a bit more each day. Parts 1 and 2 of Volume 1 of this magic-filled isekai by Aloha Zachou will be launching later today!
The Invincible Little Lady
By Chatsufusa with Illustrations by fuumi
On her deathbed, a sickly young girl wishes to be reborn with a strong body that will never succumb to anyone or anything. Lo and behold, her wish is granted! Upon reincarnating into another world as Mary Regalia, she discovers her new body has maxed-out attributes, from physical strength to defense—even magic
The Mythical Hero’s Otherworld Chronicles
By Tatematsuri with Illustrations by Ruria Miyuki
Unexpectedly summoned to the world of Aletia, Hiro Oguro soon discovers this isn’t his first visit. Long ago, he was the Hero King Mars, ruler of battlefields and founder of empires. Now he’s back, a thousand years after he left, and his legacy is in peril. Can he live up to his own legend now that Aletia needs him again? Launching later today with Parts 1 and 2 of Volume 1.
Campfire Cooking in Another World with My Absurd Skill Sui’s Great Adventure (Manga)
By Momo Futaba with Original Work by Ren Eguchi and Character Designs by Masa
Fans of Campfire Cooking in Another World with My Absurd Skill will be excited to hear that the manga spinoff is here, and Sui (the adorable slime) is the star! In Campfire Cooking in Another World with My Absurd Skill: Sui’s Great Adventure (Manga), we join our intrepid newborn in the middle of a great forest, its cowardly master attempting to make his way through to the other side. Read on to experience the forest from a different perspective, spanning between meals and griffons to potions and more! But be careful – children tend to get lost, especially in dense and confusing woodland… Chapter 1 of Volume 1 is available later today on J-Novel Club.
Rebuild World (Manga)
By Kirihito Ayamura with Original Work by Nahuse and Original Illustrations by Gin, yish, and cell
Hunters brave the ruins of a long-dead civilization at the behest of the corporate city-states who thrive on its detritus. Amidst the decay lie powerful artifacts of ancient technology, eclipsing anything the corporations can develop. Akira, the protagonist of Rebuild World (Manga) is uneducated, underfed, and unprotected—just another homeless kid in the sprawling slums between the walls of Kugamayama City and the deadly wastelands which surround it. Relic hunting offers his only hope of clawing his way to a better life outside the slums. Follow Akira’s adventure in Chapter 1 of Volume 1 as a desperate foray into the ruins threatens to end his brief life—until he meets a mysterious, incorporeal woman named Alpha.
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