Addition/Modification/Removal Thread
14-05-2017, 12:14 AM (This post was last modified: 04-06-2017, 06:56 PM by SamZ.)
Post: #101
The following light novel labels are aimed at males:

Publisher: Hifumi Shobo

オルギスノベル
Orgis Novel
[seijin]
http://www.orgis-novel.com/
Adult light novel label that's aimed at adult males. Described as a label aimed at men from their twenties to their forties who became unsatisfied with light novels and general novels. Adult web novel works from the novel contribution website "Nocturne Novels" (ノクターンノベルズ) are published in book/paper format under the "Orgis Novel" label with the addition of illustrations to them. (Nocturne Novels is an adult section of the novel contribution website "Shousetsuka ni Narou" (小説家になろう) that's aimed at adult male audience). The label started on February 25th, 2017 with the release of three light novel volumes. One light novel volume is released on a monthly basis.

Release Date: Monthly (25th)
Circulation: 2017/02 - ?


Publisher: Shogakukan

ガガガブックス
Gagaga Books
[shounen]
http://gagagabunko.jp/
Shounen light novel label. Entertainment light novels aimed at boys. Web novel works from the web novel posting website "Shousetsuka ni Narou" are published in paper/book format under the label with the addition of illustrations. The "Gagaga Books" label was started as the "Gagaga Bunko" 10th anniversary project. The label started on May 18th, 2017 with the release of one light novel volume.

Circulation: 2017/05 - ?

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Comments:

The following official website of the light novel labels should also be updated:

Gagaga Bunko website:
http://gagagabunko.jp/

Lululu Bunko website:
http://lululubunko.jp/

Six more light novel labels will be added soon...
20-05-2017, 03:57 AM (This post was last modified: 28-05-2017, 12:08 AM by SamZ.)
Post: #102
Another light novel label:

Publisher: Mag Garden

マッグガーデンノベルズ (マッグガーデンノベルズ 小説家になろうシリーズ)
Mag Garden Novels (Mag Garden Novels Shousetsuka ni Narou Series)
[shounen]
http://comic.mag-garden.co.jp/mgnbooks/novels/
The "MAG-Garden NOVELS" (マッグガーデンノベルス) label, which serialized mostly novelization of manga works from the manga magazine "Comic Blade", was renewed and restarted on June 30th, 2016 as the "Mag Garden Novels" (マッグガーデンノベルズ) label. The new "Mag Garden Novels" label centers on the publication of works from the novel posting website "Shousetsuka ni Narou" (小説家になろう) in book/paper format with the addition of illustrations.

Size: B6
Circulation: 2016/06 - ?

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Comments:

The label is aimed at males according to several online stores: bookwalker, booklive, mandarake, and toranoana.

Please note that this label will be added along side the existing "MAG-Garden NOVELS", so there will be the old label, which published novelization of manga, and the new label, which publishes novels from the Shousetsuka ni Narou website:
MAG-Garden NOVELS (old label)
Mag Garden Novels (new label)

More labels to be mentioned soon...
21-05-2017, 12:23 AM (This post was last modified: 28-05-2017, 12:57 AM by SamZ.)
Post: #103
And another light novel label:

Publiosher: Kodansha

KCデラックス ラノベ文庫 (KCDX ラノベ文庫)
KC Deluxe Ranobe Bunko (KCDX Ranobe Bunko)
[shounen]
Novelization of popular manga works. The label novelizes shounen manga. Started on March 17th, 2016.

Circulation: 2016/03 - ?

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Comments:

The label novelizes shounen manga, and seems to be associated with the male oriented light novel label "Kodansha Ranobe Bunko" (Kodansha LightNovel).
28-05-2017, 12:48 AM (This post was last modified: 04-06-2017, 10:39 PM by SamZ.)
Post: #104
The following labels are aimed at males according to Toranoana:
Freedom Novel
Asahi Novels
Seikaisha FICTIONS

The following labels are aimed at males according to Toranoana, bookwalker, and Tsutaya:
VG Bunko
μNOVEL

The following label is aimed at males according to amazon, bookwalker, honto, and booklive:
Kodansha Box

These labels will be updated as so in their respective pages.

Also the light novel volumes published by "TO Books" (TOブックス) are aimed at males. "TO Books" publishes 3 to 4 light novel volumes on a monthly basis.
28-05-2017, 01:49 AM (This post was last modified: 28-05-2017, 01:50 AM by SamZ.)
Post: #105
A new light novel label that's related to the "Hero Bunko" light novel label:

Publisher: Shufunotomosha

プライムノベルス
Prime Novels
[seinen]
http://herobunko.com/
A sibling light novel label of the "Hero Bunko" label that's aimed at an adult audience. Various genre of light literature, romance, mystery, SF, fantasy, ... will be published. Unlike it's sibling label "Hero Bunko", the label will publish light novels aimed at adults, but like it's sibling label, it will center on the publication of web novels from the "Shousetsuka ni Narou" website in book/paper format. The label started on January 18th, 2017 with the release of four light novel volumes.

Size: B6
Release Date: Monthly
Circulation: 2017/01 - ?

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Comments:

According to Toranoana the label is aimed at males.

More labels to be mentioned soon...
03-06-2017, 06:19 AM (This post was last modified: 04-06-2017, 02:59 PM by SamZ.)
Post: #106
Another new label:

Publisher: Shinkigensha

モーニングスターブックス
Morning Star Books
[shounen]
http://www.shinkigensha.co.jp/morningstar/
A light novel label that publishes web novels from the web novel posting website "Shousetsuka ni Narou" (小説家になろう) in book/paper format.

Circulation: 2016/08 - ?

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Comments:

The label is aimed at males according to Toranoana.
04-06-2017, 04:37 PM (This post was last modified: 04-06-2017, 04:38 PM by SamZ.)
Post: #107
The following publisher and light novel label will be added:

Publisher:
リンダパブリッシャーズ
Linda Publishers
http://lindapublishers.com/

レッドライジングブックス
Red Rising Books
[shounen]
http://www.redrisingbooks.net/
A light novel label that's aimed at males, and publishes web novels from the web novel posting website "Shousetsuka ni Narou" (小説家になろう) in book/paper format. The label started on October 22nd, 2016 with the release of one light novel volume.

Release Date: Monthly; 23rd
Circulation: 2016/10 - ?

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Comments:

The label is aimed at males according to Toranoana.
04-06-2017, 05:32 PM (This post was last modified: 04-06-2017, 05:32 PM by SamZ.)
Post: #108
And another label:

Publisher: Jitsugyou no Nihonsha

Jノベルライト
J Novel Light
[shounen]
The label started on November 18th, 2016 with the release of one light novel volume.

Circulation: 2016/11 - ?

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Comments:

The label is aimed at males according to Toranoana and Booklive.
04-06-2017, 07:52 PM (This post was last modified: 04-06-2017, 07:53 PM by SamZ.)
Post: #109
The following publisher and label will be added:

Publisher:
ツギクル
Tsugikuru
https://www.tugikuru.jp/

ツギクルブックス
Tsugikuru Books
[shounen]
http://books.tugikuru.jp/
Publishes popular works from the net. Web novel works from the web novel posting website "Shousetsuka ni Narou" (小説家になろう) are published in book/paper format under the label. The light novel volumes are published by Tsugikuru, and sold through SB Creative (SOFTBANK Creative). The label started on February 10th, 2017 with the release of one light novel volume.

Circulation: 2017/02 - ?

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Comments:

The label is aimed at males according to Toranoana.
04-06-2017, 11:44 PM
Post: #110
And another light novel label from Kodansha:

Publisher: Kodansha

Kラノベブックス
K Ranobe Books
[shounen]
http://lanove.kodansha.co.jp/k_lanovebooks/
Web novel works from the web novel posting website "Shousetsuka ni Narou" will be published in book/paper format under this label with the addition of illustrations. The label started on June 2nd, 2017 with the release of two light novel volumes.

Circulation: 2017/06 - ?

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Comments:

Web novel works that will be published under the new light novel label "K Ranobe Books" might also get manga adaptations in Shounen Sirius' web manga page "Suiyoubi no Sirius" (水曜日のシリウス). Already two of the works to be published in book format under this new label, were also announced to get a manga adaptation in "Suiyoubi no Sirius" (Wednesday's Sirius).


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