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Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan by Volume: 2015

posted on by Egan Loo
3 Sword Art Online books, 1 Kagerou Daze book, 4 The irregular at magic high school books, The Boy and The Beast, 3 My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU books

This list covers sales surveyed from November 17, 2014 to November 22, 2015.

Rank Estimated Sales
in Period
Title Publisher Release Date
Author
1 325,991 Sword Art Online Progressive 003 Kadokawa 2014/12
Story: Reki Kawahara
Illustration: abec
2 285,081 Sword Art Online 16 Kadokawa 2015/08
Story: Reki Kawahara
Illustration: abec
3 255,785 Kagerou Daze VI -over the dimension- Kadokawa 2015/03
JIN (Shizen no Teki-P) / Illustration: Shizu
4 251,640 The irregular at magic high school 16 Kadokawa 2015/05
Tsutomu Satou
Illustration: Kana Ishida
5 247,532 The irregular at magic high school 15 Kadokawa 2015/01
Tsutomu Satou
Illustration: Kana Ishida
6 244,336 The Boy and the Beast Kadokawa 2015/06
Mamoru Hosoda
7 224,761 My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU 10 Shogakukan 2014/11
Wataru Watari
Illustration: Ponkan8
8 217,136 Naruto: Kakashi's Story Shueisha 2015/02
Original Story: Masashi Kishimoto/ Novel: Akira Higashiyama
9 207,460 My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU 10.5 Shogakukan 2015/03
Wataru Watari
Illustration: Ponkan8
10 194,973 The irregular at magic high school 17 Kadokawa 2015/08
Tsutomu Satou
Illustration: Kana Ishida
11 187,465 My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU 11 Shogakukan 2015/06
Wataru Watari
Illustration: Ponkan8
12 168,810 The irregular at magic high school 18 Kadokawa 2015/11
Tsutomu Satou
Illustration: Kana Ishida
13 158,397 Naruto: Shikamaru's Story Shueisha 2015/03
Original Story: Masashi Kishimoto/ Novel: Takashi Yano
14 157,524 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index (New Testament: A Certain Magical Index) 12 Kadokawa 2015/03
Kazuma Kamachi / Illustration: Kiyotaka Haimura
15 157,104 Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? 7 SB Creative 2015/04
Writer: Fujino Ōmori/Illustration: Suzuhito Yasuda
16 156,331 No Game, No Life 7 Kadokawa 2015/07
Writer/Illustration: Yuu Kamiya
17 151,793 Haikyu!! Novel Edition!! Shueisha 2015/05
Original Story: Haruichi Furudate/ Writer: Kiyoko Hoshi
18 148,228 Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? 9 SB Creative 2015/09
Writer: Fujino Ōmori/Illustration: Suzuhito Yasuda
19 146,981 Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? 8 SB Creative 2015/06
Writer: Fujino Ōmori/Illustration: Suzuhito Yasuda
20 143,937 Naruto: Sakura's Story Shueisha 2015/04
Original Story: Masashi Kishimoto/ Novel: Tomohito Ōsaki
21 143,148 Naruto: Konoha's Story Shueisha 2015/05
Original Story: Masashi Kishimoto/ Novel: Shō Hinata
22 140,934 Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? SB Creative 2013/01
Writer: Fujino Ōmori/Illustration: Suzuhito Yasuda
23 140,327 Orokamonogatari Kodansha 2015/10
Writer: NisiOisin/ Illustration: VOfan
24 138,225 Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Kadokawa 2014/12
Writer: Keiichi Sigsawa / Supervisor: Reki Kawahara / Illustration: Kouhaku Kuroboshi
25 137,576 Kuroko's Basketball -Replace VI- Shueisha 2015/09
Original Creator/Illustration: Tadatoshi Fujimaki/ Writer: Sawako Hirabayashi
26 131,972 Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? 6 SB Creative 2014/11
Writer: Fujino Ōmori/Illustration: Suzuhito Yasuda
27 128,980 Okitegami Kyōko no Bibōroku Kodansha 2014/10
Writer: NisiOisin/ Illustration: VOfan
28 124,208 Overlord 1 Enterbrain 2012/07
Kugane Maruyama
29 121,110 Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? 2 SB Creative 2013/02
Writer: Fujino Ōmori/Illustration: Suzuhito Yasuda
30 119,780 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index (New Testament: A Certain Magical Index) 13 Kadokawa 2015/07
Kazuma Kamachi / Illustration: Kiyotaka Haimura

Source: Oricon


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