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Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan by Volume: 2014 (First Half)

posted on 2014-06-03 23:30 EDT
5 Kagerou Daze books, 2 SAO books, 2 Monogatari books, 1 Baka & Test book, 2 A Certain Magical Index books

The following chart covers sales from November 18, 2013 to May 18, 2014:

Rank Estimated Copies Sold
in Period
Title Publisher Release Date
Author
1 330,936 Kagerou Daze V -the deceiving- Kadokawa 2014/03
Jin (Shizen no Teki-P)
Illustration: Shizu
2 308,464 Sword Art Online: Progressive 2 Kadokawa 2013/12
Story: Reki Kawahara
Illustration: abec
3 288,251 Sword Art Online 14 Alicization Uniting Kadokawa 2014/04
Story: Reki Kawahara
Illustration: abec
4 192,805 Owarimonogatari Part II Kodansha 2014/01
NisiOisin
Illustration: VOFAN
5 175,588 Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts 12 Kadokawa 2013/11
Kenji Inoue
Illustration: Yui Haga
6 174,411 Owarimonogatari Part III Kodansha 2014/04
NisiOisin
Illustration: VOFAN
7 163,961 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index (New Testament: A Certain Magical Index) 9 Kadokawa 2014/01
Kazuma Kamachi
Illustration: Kiyotaka Haimura
8 162,072 The irregular at magic high school 13 Steeple Chase Kadokawa 2014/04
Tsutomu Satou
Illustration: Kana Ishida
9 159,951 Kuroko's Basketball -Replace V- Fuzoroi no Ace-tachi Shueisha 2014/05
Sawako Hirabayashi
Original Story/Illustration: Tadatoshi Fujimaki
10 134,504 Kagerou Daze -in a daze- Enterbrain 2012/05
Jin (Shizen no Teki-P)
Illustration: Shizu
11 127,232 My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU 9 Shogakukan 2014/04
Wataru Watari
Illustration: Ponkan8
12 122,788 Kagerou Daze Ⅳ -the missing children- Enterbrain 2013/08
Jin (Shizen no Teki-P)
Illustration: Shizu
13 121,312 Accel World 16 -Shirayuki-hime no Madoromi- Kadokawa 2014/02
Reki Kawahara
Illustration: HIMA
14 116,042 Kagerou Daze Ⅱ -a headphone actor- Enterbrain 2012/09
Jin (Shizen no Teki-P)
Illustration: Shizu
15 115,978 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index (New Testament: A Certain Magical Index) 10 Kadokawa 2014/05
Kazuma Kamachi
Illustration: Kiyotaka Haimura
16 110,368 Kagerou Daze Ⅲ -the children reason- Enterbrain 2013/05
Jin (Shizen no Teki-P)
Illustration: Shizu
17 95,058 Durarara!! ×13 Kadokawa 2014/01
Ryohgo Narita 
Illustration: Suzuhito Yasuda
18 93,469 Date A Live 10 Angel Kadokawa 2014/03
Koushi Tachibana
Illustration: Tsunako
19 89,619 My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU 8 Shogakukan 2013/11
Wataru Watari
Illustration: Ponkan8
20 88,953 Aria the Scarlet Ammo ⅩⅥ Hoshi no Toride no Jinrō Kadokawa 2013/12
Chūgaku Akamatsu
Illustration: Kobuichi
21 87,753 The Devil is a Part-Timer! 10 Kadokawa 2013/12
Satoshi Wagahara
Illustration: 029
22 84,779 Date A Live 9 Nanazai Change Kadokawa 2013/12
Koushi Tachibana
Illustration: Tsunako
23 84,153 No Game, No Life 5 Gamer Kyōdai wa Tsuyokute New Game ga Okirai na yō Desu Kadokawa 2013/11
Yuu Kamiya
24 78,565 No Game, No Life 1 Gamer Kyōdai ga Fantasy Sekai o Seifuku Suru Sō Desu Kadokawa 2012/04
Yuu Kamiya
25 76,197 Infinite Stratos 9 Overlap 2014/04
Izuru Yumizuru
Illustration: CHOCO
26 75,947 Nisekoi: False Love Urabana 2 Shueisha 2013/12
Original Story: Naoshi Komi
Author: Hajime Tanaka
27 74,959 Haikyu!! Novel Edition!! Ⅱ Shueisha 2013/12
Original Story: Haruichi Furudate
Author: Kiyoko Hoshi
28 74,575 High School DxD 17 Kyōin Kenshū no Valkyrie Kadokawa 2014/02
Ichiei Ishibumi
Illustration: Miyama-Zero
29 73,103 Aria the Scarlet Ammo ⅩⅦ Hidan no Joshō Kadokawa 2014/04
Chūgaku Akamatsu
Illustration: Kobuichi
30 69,983 No Game, No Life 6 Gamer Fusai wa Sekai ni Idonda Sō Desu Kadokawa 2014/04
Yuu Kamiya

Source: Oricon


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