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Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan by Volume: 2017 (First Half)

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This list covers sales surveyed from November 21, 2016 to May 21, 2017.

Rank Estimated Sales
in Period
Title Publisher Release Date
Author
1 285,125 Sword Art Online 19 Kadokawa 2017/02
Story: Reki Kawahara
Illustration: abec
2 264,066 Novel your name. Kadokawa 2016/06
Makoto Shinkai
3 173,046 The irregular at magic high school 21 Kadokawa 2017/02
Tsutomu Satou
Illustration: Kana Ishida
4 148,020 your name. Kadokawa 2016/08
Writer: Makoto Shinkai/ Art: Chiiko
5 129,377 Musubimonogatari Kodansha 2017/01
Writer: NisiOisin/ Illustration: VOfan
6 102,985 The Saga of Evil Tanya 1 Kadokawa 2013/10
Writer: Carlo Zen/ Illustration: Shinobu Shinotsuki
7 101,480 Re:Zero 11 Kadokawa 2016/12
Writer: Tappei Nagatsuki/ Illustration: Shinichirou Otsuka
8 95,920 KonoSuba – God's blessing on this wonderful world!! 11 Kadokawa 2017/05
Writer: Natsume Akatsuki/ Illustration: Kurone Mishima
9 92,710 No Game, No Life Practical War Game Kadokawa 2016/12
Writer/Illustration: Yuu Kamiya
10 91,034 Accel World 21 Kadokawa 2016/12
Writer: Reki Kawahara/ Illustration: Hima
11 80,553 Tokyo Ghoul:re Novel [quest] Shueisha 2016/12
Original Story: Sui Ishida/ Novel: Shin Towada
12 79,431 Re:Zero 12 Kadokawa 2017/03
Writer: Tappei Nagatsuki/ Illustration: Shinichirou Otsuka
13 74,491 your name. Another Side: Earthbound Kadokawa 2016/08
Writer: Arata Kanō/ Original Story: Makoto Shinkai/Cover Illustration: Masayoshi Tanaka/ Illustration: Hiyori Asahikawa
14 71,009 KonoSuba – God's blessing on this wonderful world!! Spinoff Zoku Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Bakuen o! Warera, Megumin Tōzoku-dan Kadokawa 2016/12
Writer: Natsume Akatsuki/ Illustration: Kurone Mishima
15 69,463 Detective Conan: The Crimson Love Letter Shogakukan 2017/04
Writer: Shima Mizuki/ Original Story: Gosho Aoyama/Script: Kobun Shizuno
16 63,055 The Saga of Evil Tanya 2 Plus Ultra Kadokawa 2014/05
Writer: Carlo Zen/ Illustration: Shinobu Shinotsuki
17 61,604 KonoSuba – God's blessing on this wonderful world!! 10 ! Kadokawa 2016/11
Writer: Natsume Akatsuki/ Illustration: Kurone Mishima
18 60,501 KonoSuba – God's blessing on this wonderful world!! Aa, Damegamisama Kadokawa 2013/10
Writer: Natsume Akatsuki/ Illustration: Kurone Mishima
19 60,135 Re:Zero 1 Kadokawa 2014/01
Writer: Tappei Nagatsuki/ Illustration: Shinichirou Otsuka
20 59,791 Regarding Reincarnation as Slime 9 MicroMagazine 2016/11
Writer: Fuse/ Illustration: Mitz Vah
21 59,488 Fate/strange Fake 4 Kadokawa 2017/04
Writer: Ryohgo Narita/ Original Story: Type-Moon/ Illustration: Shizuki Morii
22 58,999 Bleach We Do knot Always Love You Shueisha 2016/12
Writer: Makoto Matsubara/Original Story & Illustrations: Tite Kubo
23 57,862 Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign 7 Kodansha 2016/12
Takaya Kagami / Illustration: Yamato Yamamoto
24 56,710 Date A Live 16 Kadokawa 2017/03
Writer: Koushi Tachibana/ Illustration: Tsunako
25 56,001 Re:Zero 10 Kadokawa 2016/10
Writer: Tappei Nagatsuki/ Illustration: Shinichirou Otsuka
26 55,279 Aria the Scarlet Ammo XXIV Kadokawa 2016/12
Writer: Chūgaku Akamatsu/ Illustration: Kobuichi
27 55,036 Strike the Blood 16 Kadokawa 2016/12
Writer: Gakuto Mikumo/ Illustration: Manyako
28 54,728 Haikyu!! Novel Edition!! Shueisha 2017/05
Original Story: Haruichi Furudate/ Writer: Kiyoko Hoshi
29 54,669 Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Familia Chronicle episode Ryū SB Creative 2017/03
Writer: Fujino Ōmori/ Illustration: Niritsu
30 54,650 Regarding Reincarnation as Slime 10 MicroMagazine 2017/04
Writer: Fuse/ Art: Mitz Vah

Source: Oricon


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