News Slayers Novels Get Sequel After 18 Years
posted on 2018-01-18 18:00 EST by Karen Ressler
A Fantasia Bunko livestream presentation revealed on Thursday that "the newest Slayers book is moving forward this year." The new work, the first new installment in writer Hajime Kanzaka and illustrator Rui Araizumi's series in nearly 18 years, will be a sequel to the novel series' 15th volume.
Fujimi Shobo's Fantasia Bunko label published the first volume of writer Slayers novel in 1990, and the 15th novel, Slayers 15: Demon Slayers!, in May 2000. Tokyopop published eight of the novels in English.
The main novel series and the 1991 side story novel Slayers Special have together inspired five television anime series, two original video anime, five anime films, and multiple manga adaptations.