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Kadokawa Launches 'Novel 0' Light Novel Label

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Kadokawa announced on Monday that it will launch a new light novel label named "Novel 0" on February 15. The label will produce works aimed at 30-year old males, and it will have the theme of "A cool adult way of living." Kadokawa has opened a website for the label, which shows the label's concept visual.

Kadokawa revealed the upcoming projects for the label, which include:

  • Kacchū Monogatari (Armor Story; tentative title) by Isao Miura (The Sacred Blacksmith), illustration: Runa (The Sacred Blacksmith)
  • S20/Sengo Tokyo no Taimaroku (S20/Post-War Tokyo Exorcism Chronicles) by Hiro Ito (Majestic Prince script, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya light novel) and Hirokazu Minemori (Zettai Jō-senpai no Yōkai Gaku Kōza), illustration: Masayuki Takano (Blood Alone)
  • Muhō no Bengonin: Hōtei no Petenshi (Lawless Council: Courtroom Imposter) by Tooru Shiwasu (Boku to Kanojo no Game Sensō), illustration: toi8 (MAOYU, Chain Chronicle)
  • Ryū to Seigi: Jinma Chōtei Kyoku Sousa File.01 (The Dragon and Justice: Human-Demon Arbitration Bureau Investigation File.01) by Yūta Sen (Monster Days), illustration: Hana Amano (Show, Monster Days)
  • Instant Magi by Juntarō Aoki (Galileo no Mahōjin), illustration: Mitsuru Obunai (ufotable)
  • An as-yet untitled work by Hikaru Sugii (Heaven's Memo Pad), illustration: Jinsei Kataoka (Deadman Wonderland)

In addition, the label will also have upcoming works from the following authors:

  • Yoshinobu Akita (Orphen)
  • Keishi Ayasato (B.A.D. Beyond Another Darkness)
  • Yūichi Uchibori (Warawanai Kagakusha to Saku Hana no Mahōtsukai)
  • Kazuma Ōtorino (Nanana's Buried Treasure)
  • Takaya Kagami (Seraph of the End)
  • Okina Kamino (Cat Planet Cuties)
  • Keiichi Satou (Rage of Bahamut: Genesis director) and Kenji Saito (Trinity Seven)
  • Ao Jūmonji (Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash)
  • Okonau Suzuki (Buta wa Tonde mo Tada no Buta?)
  • Hisashi Suzuki (Magical Warfare)
  • Noritake Tao (Galge no Sekai yo, Yōkoso!)
  • Shō Tomono (Lunar Saga)
  • Hijiri Niimi (Boku to Do-S to Fujoshi to Nōkin)
  • Keika Hanada (The house in Fata morgana)
  • Tsukasa Higuchi (Double Access)
  • Ko Maisaka (Himiko-Den)
  • Ryo Mizuno (Record of Lodoss War)
  • Iori Miyazawa (Boku no Maken ga, Urusai Ken ni Tsuite)
  • Chōshirō Miwa (Steins;Gate Enkan Rensa no Ouroboros)
  • Tōki Yanagimi (AntiMagic Academy "The 35th Test Platoon")
  • Ryō Yoshigami (Psycho-Pass Genesis)
  • Matsuri Yoshino (Anzu in a bad mood)

Source: The Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web


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