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Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan by Series: 2015 (First Half)

posted on 2015-05-31 23:50 EDT

This list covers sales surveyed from November 17, 2014 to May 17, 2015.

Rank Estimated Copies Sold
in Period
Title Publisher
Author
1 624,815 My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Shogakukan
Wataru Watari
Illustration: Ponkan8
2 592,084 The irregular at magic high school ASCII Media Works
Tsutomu Satou
Illustration: Kana Ishida
3 528,617 Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? SB Creative
Writer: Fujino Ōmori/Illustration: Suzuhito Yasuda
4 451,359 Naruto Story Series Shueisha
Original Story: Masashi Kishimoto / Text: Akira Higashiyama, Others
5 354,259 Sword Art Online Progressive ASCII Media Works
Story: Reki Kawahara
Illustration: abec
6 322,987 Kagerou Daze Enterbrain
JIN (Shizen no Teki-P) / Illustration: Shizu
7 314,775 Sword Art Online ASCII Media Works
Story: Reki Kawahara
Illustration: abec
8 245,373 Haikyu!! Novel Edition!! Shueisha
Original Story: Haruichi Furudate/ Writer: Kiyoko Hoshi
9 245,006 My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Short Story Collection Shogakukan
Wataru Watari
Illustration: Ponkan8
10 227,314 Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend Fujimi Shobo
Story: Fumiaki Maruto / Illustration: Kurehito Misaki
11 209,615 Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online Kadokawa
Writer: Keiichi Sigsawa / Supervisor: Reki Kawahara / Illustration: Kouhaku Kuroboshi
12 205,604 Kokuhaku Yokō Renshū Kadokawa
Writer: Tōko Fujitani/Original Concept: HoneyWorks/Illustration: Yamako
13 187,250 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index (New Testament: A Certain Magical Index) ASCII Media Works
Kazuma Kamachi / Illustration: Kiyotaka Haimura
14 182,068 The Testament of Sister New Devil Kadokawa
Tetsuto Uesu / Illustration: Nekosuke Okuma
15 179,886 Mikagura Gakuen Kumikyoku Media Factory
Writer: Last Note / Illustration: Akina
16 176,175 World Break: Aria of Curse for a Holy Swordsman SB Creative
Akamitsu Awamura / Illustration: refeia
17 165,836 Tokyo Ghoul Short Story Collection Shueisha
Original Story: Sui Ishida / Writer: Shin Towada
18 159,655 Blue Spring Ride Novelization Shueisha
Io Sakisaka
19 151,798 Absolute Duo Media Factory
Takumi Hiiragi-Boshi / Illustration: Yū Asaba
20 142,853 Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Side Story SB Creative
Writer: Fujino Ōmori/Illustration: Kiyotaka Haimura
21 128,690 Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign: Ichinose Guren, 16-Sai no Hametsu Kodansha
Takaya Kagami / Illustration: Yamato Yamamoto
22 127,020 The Devil is a Part-Timer! ASCII Media Works
Satoshi Wagahara / Illustration: 029
23 118,972 Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts Short Story Collection Enterbrain
Kenji Inoue / Illustration: Yui Haga
24 118,001 The Heroic Legend of Arslan Kadokawa Shoten
Yoshiki Tanaka
25 113,538 Log Horizon Enterbrain
Mamare Touno / Illustration: Kazuhiro Hara
26 112,658 Amagi Brilliant Park Fujimi Shobo
Shoji Gatoh / Illustration: Yuka Nakajima
27 108,329 Nou Shou Sakuretsu Girl Kadokawa
Original Concept: rerulili Writer: Erika Yoshida / Illustration: Chatsubo
28 108,130 Lord Marksman and Vanadis Media Factory
Tsukasa Kawaguchi / Illustration: Yoshi☆wo
29 107,557 Durarara!! ASCII Media Works
Ryohgo Narita / Illustration: Suzuhito Yasuda
30 105,602 Assassination Classroom Koro-tan Novelization Shueisha
Novel: Atarō Kuma / Original Story: Yusei Matsui / English Supervisor: Kōdai Abe

Source: Oricon


This article has a follow-up: Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan by Volume: 2015 (First Half) (2015-06-02 00:30)
follow-up of Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan by Volume: 2014
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