Light Novels (ranobe) are a style of book popular with Japanese readers. They are often, but not always, serialized in anthology magazines before being compiled into book form. Many are published directly as books. Light Novel are most often first printed in bunkoban format. Many popular anime have been based on Light Novel's, including Full Metal Panic, Suzumiya Haruhi, the Monogatari Series, Oreimo, To Aru Majutsu no Index, Toradora, Sword Art Online, Accel World, Chuunibyou, and many more.
One thread per series.
Title and Author must be included in the thread title.
There are no requirements, but please try and include as much information about a series as possible when starting a new thread.
Threads should be about Light Novel's only, discuss manga in the appropriate demographic board.
Manga adaptions of Light Novels should be discussed in the appropriate demographic board.
Anime adaptions of Light Novels should be discussed in the Otaku Theater.
General Light Novel Discussion threads are welcome in this forum.
Members are welcome and encouraged to start threads in this forum.
Prefixes are based on publishing status in Japan
Ongoing: Currently published in Japan
Complete: Publication has ended in Japan
Hiatus: A temporary halt in publication.
Canceled: Publication has been terminated prematurely.
Info: Mod use only. For rules, guides, and the hangout thread.
Last edited by Kaiten; February 03, 2014 at 04:29 PM.