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.Hack//New Testament

Set in an alternate timeline of Earth, in the year 2010. After a computer virus called “Pluto’s Kiss” crashes nearly every computer in the world, Internet access is blocked for the general public to address security concerns. After two years without the Internet and online games, an MMORPG called “The World” is released. Kite, who, after witnessing an abnormality in the game that causes his friend to go comatose, goes on a quest to unravel the mysteries behind the popular MMORPG, “The World”. Who is kite from the [.hackers?] This is a retelling of the early .hack series in novel format.

“Bungaku Shoujo”

For Tohko Amano, a third-year high-school student and self-styled “book girl,” being the head of the literary club is more than just an extracurricular activity. It’s her bread and butter…literally! Tohko is actually a literature-gobbling demon, who can be found at all hours of the day munching on torn out pages from all kinds of books. But for Tohko, the real delicacies are hand-written stories. To satisfy her gourmet tastes, she’s employed (rather, browbeaten) one Konoha Inoue, who scribbles away each day after school to satisfy Tohko’s appetite. But when another student comes knocking on the literary club door for advice on writing love letters, will Tohko discover a new kind of delicacy? Bungaku Shoujo won Kadokawa Shoten’s 2007 light novel award for light novels under the mystery category. Placed 7th (2007) and 3rd (2008) on “このライトノベルがすごい!” (This Light Novel is Amazing!) without an anime nor manga associate. Novels: – Main story: 1. Book Girl and the Suicidal Mime 2. Book Girl and the Famished Spirit 3. Book Girl and the Captive Fool 4. Book Girl and the Corrupted Angel 5. Book Girl and the Wayfarer’s Lamentation 6. Book Girl and the Undine Who Bore a Moonflower 7-8 Book Girl and the Scribe Who Faced God – Short stories: 1-4. Bungaku Shoujo to Koisuru Souwashuu (Episode) – Gaiden: 1. Bungaku Shoujo Minarai no, Hatsukoi 2. Bungaku Shoujo Minarai no, Shoushin 3. Bungaku Shoujo Minarai no, Sotsugyou – Last Volume: Hanjuku Sakka to Bungaku Shoujo na Henshuusha (Muse)

A Flower of Love and its Fragrance

Aika and Manaka are both twin sisters. The two were always together wherever they go, whatever they do. This is a relationship between two people. That will never change… or so they believed. One such day, there was a “difference” that occurred between the two. I wonder when this all happened. That “difference” was the sole trigger that led to the distorted start of a story.

Academy for the Peculiar

Absconditum Series (Book #1) Catheria Rions never wished for more. She’s okay with what she have. Her only wish is to get herself out of the world wherein she doesn’t belong-that’s what she thought. Until one day, everything just turned upside down-her best friend gone, her normal life vanished. What will happen if she will be thrown to her own luxurious hell with a hot devil? Not all wishes are made, no matter how hard you work, especially if there is something destined to happen to you. When she’s slowly finding out about the missing puzzle pieces of her past, that’s when she discovers the lies of one special person from the Academy for the Peculiar.

Akuyaku Tensei Dakedo Doushite Kou Natta.

Eliza Kaldia, who reincarnated as a noble girl villainess in a fantasy otome game, was stuck in a world that seemed far from her image of how noble girls should be living, as the fated events of the game were still far off while she remained a child. In the first place, it was suspect if she could even live to make it to the school setting of the game. Due to changes in the situation of the neighboring country which never appeared in the original game, the world became nothing like the flowery school life from the game. It was a world where even young girls had to take up weapons. How did it turn out this way… I don’t have any cheat-like abilities. I can’t use magic. My sense of ethics might have become a little twisted due to being reincarnated.

All You Need Is Kill

When the alien Mimics invade, Keiji Kiriya is just one of many recruits shoved into a suit of battle armor called a Jacket and sent out to kill. Keiji dies on the battlefield, only to be reborn each morning to fight and die again and again. On his 158th iteration, he gets a message from a mysterious ally–the female soldier known as the Full Metal Bitch. Is she the key to Keiji’s escape or his final death?

Ame no Hi no Iris

The story is centred around a cute android who initially had a happy life with her master who dearly loved her. But she was then struck by a series of misfortunes and ended up in a robot-equivalent of concentration camp. Through experiencing and witnessing the sufferings towards herself as well as the people/robots around her, she eventually gained a better appreciation of life.

Another

In the spring of 1998, Kouichi Sakakibara transfers to Yomiyama North Middle School. In class, he develops a sense of unease as he notices that the people around him act like they’re walking on eggshells, and students and teachers alike seem frightened. As a chain of horrific deaths begin to unfold around him, he comes to discover that he has been placed in the cursed Class 3 in which the student body head count is always one more than expected. Class 3 is haunted by a vengeful spirit responsible for gruesome deaths in an effort to satisfy its spite. To stop the vicious cycle gripping his new school, Kouichi decides to get to the bottom of the curse, but is he prepared for the horror that lies ahead…?

Apartment for Rent

The story takes places in a strange and mysterious rental apartment house. Each tenant has their own unique features, interests and fetishes. The landlord is a useless bum who inherited the apartment house through sheer luck, in order to satisfy his own curiosity, he took on a set of unique personalities as tenants. He doesn’t want the hard-working well-behaved students, the office workers with steady incomes, or the simple families. He just wants “normal people” who fits certain criteria, has tendencies for abnormal behaviours, basically anyone who can satisfy his curiosity for the dark side of the human nature. As result he ended up with a PE teacher with a record for domestic violence, a university student who is a gaming addict, a divorcee with his angelic little girl, a mysterious writer, a gay couple, and an eye-candy. Eight tenants and a perverted Landlord, six rooms and a bunch of secrets, the potential of our human nature made it impossible to predict how much more secrets each room held.

Apartment From Hell

To become the actors of a real life horror movie. To struggle for survival in this world straight from a scary film. Entering this apartment is equivalent to stepping on a road of no return. Only the ones that the apartment choose will be able to see it. Only they will be able to enter it. But all those who are chosen to become residents have their freedom of choice taken away. If they try to escape the apartment, they will be killed by its curse. In this apartment, once bloody words appear on room walls, the residents must follow the instructions of these words. They must travel to the appointed location and stay there for the appointed period of time. Failure results in death. But once they reach their destination, they will face endless supernatural and scary scenarios. Those countless phantoms and ghosts that exist deep down in your nightmares will be everywhere, waiting to take over your lives. Even if they stay alive and return to the apartment, they must face the next time. The next time that the bloody words appear. To leave this apartment, there is only one way…

Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou (LN)

Among the class that was transported to another world, Nagumo Hajime is an ordinary male student who doesn’t have ambition nor aspiration in life, called “Incompetent” by his classmates. The class is summoned to become heroes and save a country from destruction, students of the class are blessed with cheat specs and cool job classes, but that’s not the case with Hajime, his job class is a “Synergist” and his stats are very normal (mediocre). “Synergist,” to put it in another word is just the artisan class. Being the weakest, he then falls to the depth of the abyss when he and his classmates are exploring a dungeon. What did he find in the depth of the abyss and can he survive?

Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou (WN)

Among the class that was transported to another world, Nagumo Hajime is an ordinary male student who doesn’t have ambition nor aspiration in life, called “Incompetent” by his classmates. The class is summoned to become heroes and save a country from destruction, students of the class are blessed with cheat specs and cool job classes, but that’s not the case with Hajime, his job class is a “Synergist” and his stats are very normal (mediocre). “Synergist,” to put it in another word is just the artisan class. Being the weakest, he then falls to the depth of the abyss when he and his classmates are exploring a dungeon. What did he find in the depth of the abyss and can he survive?

As the Result of I, a Former Eighth Grader Syndrome Patient, Took Advantage of Psychology Effect, Somehow I Ended up Having to Conclude an Agreement w

Going through a gloomy middle school period covered with dark history, he is Kido Souta. Souta was going through a peaceful high school life without any problem, until the thing about he took advantage of psychology effect had been discovered by Minase Eri. As a result, he had to make an agreement with the school’s number one, Minase Eri. “Then, will you make an agreement with me? “ Could Souta, whom the school’s number one had an eye on, maintain his peaceful and safe school life?

Astarte’s Knight

My life of being continually abused by my parents ended when I was 18. The next time I opened my eyes, what awaited me was my life as the lowest class of demon “Ghoul”, protecting one of hell’s castles, Astarte Castle. The lowest class of demon, “Ghoul”, was my new life. I was scorned by the demons in the castles for being such a weak, low ranked monster. But my fate was changed when I met the castle lord’s daughter, Astarte (age 10).

B.A.D.

“How can you call someone insane if they’re not even arbitrarily murdering other people?” she said while holding a bar of chocolate in one of her hands. Mayuzumi Azaka, an arrogant, cold hearted, self-willed picky eater is also a fourteen-year-old girl with supernatural powers. Holding her red paper umbrella, dressed in her Gothic Lolita fashion, she smiled at me. A smile that seems to bring me into a deeper despair. And then under a blooming cherry blossom, she spoke to me “Stay by my side.” A cruel and painful, ugly and beautiful mysterious fantasy is about to begin!

Baccano!

“Baccano”, which Narita translates as “stupid commotion”, is Italian for “ruckus”. Each of the stories in the series involves several unrelated plots intersecting and crossing each other as events spiral farther and farther out of control. Immortal alchemists, mafia operated speakeasies, and many other elements of pulp fiction mashed together for a world straight out of the movies. It all started 300 years ago on a boat where the alchemists summoned the “demon” in order to obtain the method of immortality. The demon gave the alchemist the liquor of immortality, the only way to die is to pass down the way to produce the liquor. But the following night, one of the alchemist started to devour his companions. To escape the threat, the alchemists scattered all over the world. In America during the temperance movement, centering around the liquor of immortality, the “stupid commotion” starts!

Battle Royale

The novel on which the manga and movies were based.

Black Butterfly, Where Does the Black Butterfly Go Drink Water

Jude Green caught a serial killer that put New York into a big panic. The serial killer name was Alvin Johns. Alvin looked normal like a regular salary man, but underneath his basement, there were many bodies tortured and killed. It became a big issue because the killer looked totally normal and nice looking young man. Jude was the guy who put cuff on his wrist. During the interrogation, Alvin told the detectives and the profilers that he won’t talk unless he gets interrogated by Detective Jude. Jude was annoyed, but he didn’t have any choice but to interrogate Alvin. They were in the room, and Alvin asked Jude how he was able to figure out where he was. Alvin tells Jude they are very similar, and they will meet again. Jude thought little weird how Alvin said they will meet again, but he didn’t care that much. Later he hears Alvin ran away killing one guard. He left a small note saying, ‘See you again. I’ll write you, Detective J. I wasn’t joking?’ After Alvin escape, he constantly wrote Jude a letter, and Jude kept that a secret. During those time, Jude solves some murder cases, but Alvis pops out and helps Jude whenever Jude needed help….

Blazblue Bloodedge Experience

A spinoff alternate universe light novel from the universe of Blazblue. Technically takes place between the third game in the series, Blazblue Chronophantasm and Blazblue Central Fiction, explaining the new character Naoto Kurogane’s background. The release dates coincide with this viewing order as well. There are two parts, but it is treated as a separated single volume, chapter numbers carrying over between the two novels. One day, your typical Japanese high school student, Naoto Kurogane has a very bad day and meets a mysterious blonde-haired, golden eyed girl in a black mantle. Despite having trouble dealing with crowds, he attempts to maintain his pedestrian life, despite separating from his family, the Terumi Clan, going on to stay with his maternal aunt and cousin, Haruka, taking his mother’s last name Kurogane. Despite leaving the clan, he still has the hereditary bloodline technique, the ‘Hunter’s Eye’, which let’s him see the remaining lifeforce of people around him. As Naoto’s life and state of being changes after his fateful encounter, he must contend with mysterious and familiar threats from unknown agencies, cameo-filling bounty hunters, and domestic dangers.

Bokurano Alternative

During a summer camp, 15 children were chosen to pilot a giant 500m tall robot to defend the earth. An alternate retelling of the Bokurano manga.