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Do You Like Your Mom? Light Novel Sells 12,000 Copies in 9 Days

posted on by Lynzee Loveridge

Whether due to its award or unique ad campaign, the light novel Do You Like Your Mom? Her Normal Attack is Two Attacks at Full Power is off to a good start. The debut novel sold over 12,889 copies in nine days since it was released on January 20, according to Oricon's rankings. It's currently ranked at #16.

The story is about a high school boy transported to an RPG-like fantasy world with his mother, who proves to be a highly useful companion.

Animate celebrated the novel's publication by encouraging customers to come shopping for light novels with their moms. Participants received a 16-page short story booklet as a bonus. The store chain wasn't particular about who customers claimed was there mother, accepting both men and hug pillows as stand-ins.

[Via Yara-on!]

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