Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan: 2018 (First Half)

Sword Art Online sells 336,568 + 212,594, followed by Overlord, Re:Zero, The Ryuo’s Work is Never Done!, The Irregular at Magic High School

This list covers sales surveyed from November 20, 2017 to May 20, 2018.

RankEstimated Sales
in Period
TitlePublisher
Author
1526,840OverlordEnterbrain
Writer: Kugane Maruyama/ Illustration: so-bin
2400,272Re:ZeroKadokawa
Writer: Tappei Nagatsuki/ Illustration: Shinichirou Otsuka
3390,643The Ryuo’s Work is Never Done!SB Creative
Writer: Shirō Shiratori/ Illustration: Shirabi/ Supervision: Saiyuki
4352,843The Irregular at Magic High SchoolASCII Media Works
Tsutomu Satou
Illustration: Kana Ishida
5336,568Sword Art Online: ProgressiveASCII Media Works
Story: Reki Kawahara
Illustration: abec
6312,899Konosuba – God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!Kadokawa
Writer: Natsume Akatsuki/ Illustration: Kurone Mishima
7271,881No Game, No LifeMedia Factory
Writer/Illustration: Yuu Kamiya
8238,797That Time I Got Reincarnated as a SlimeMicro Magazine
Writer: Fuse/ Illustration: Mitz Vah
9212,594Sword Art OnlineASCII Media Works
Story: Reki Kawahara
Illustration: abec
10211,393Death March to the Parallel World RhapsodyKadokawa
Writer: Hiro Ainana/ Illustration: shri

Source: Oricon

Sword Art Online: Progressive leads with 2 books, followed by 1 Overlord, 2 Irregular at Magic High School, 1 No Game No Life, 1 Konosuba
This list covers sales surveyed from November 20, 2017 to May 20, 2018.

RankEstimated Sales
in Period
TitlePublisherRelease Date
Author
1195,088Sword Art Online: Progressive 005Kadokawa2018/02
Story: Reki Kawahara
Illustration: abec
2192,975Overlord 13Kadokawa2018/04
Writer: Kugane Maruyama/ Illustration: so-bin
3160,333The Irregular at Magic High School 24Kadokawa2018/03
Tsutomu Satou
Illustration: Kana Ishida
4147,969The Irregular at Magic High School 25Kadokawa2018/04
Tsutomu Satou
Illustration: Kana Ishida
5145,393No Game No Life 10Kadokawa2018/02
Writer/Illustration: Yuu Kamiya
6132,256Konosuba – God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World! 13Kadokawa2017/12
Writer: Natsume Akatsuki/ Illustration: Kurone Mishima
7129,333Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? 13SB Creative2018/02
Writer: Fujino Ōmori/Illustration: Suzuhito Yasuda
8112,511Sword Art Online: Progressive 006Kadokawa2018/05
Story: Reki Kawahara
Illustration: abec
9100,188Kagerou Daze Ⅷ -summer time reload-Kadokawa2017/12
JIN (Shizen no Teki-P) / Illustration: Shizu
1090,307Re:Zero 15Kadokawa2017/12
Writer: Tappei Nagatsuki/ Illustration: Shinichirou Otsuka

Source: Oricon

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