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Light novel

Light Novel is a type of Japanese novel written primarily for young readers like high school students. The novel form is spreading and is well received by authors and readers around the world.

"Light novel" is a mainly published in separate book volumes, while some of them have their chapters serialized in anthology magazines before collection in book form, comparable to how manga are published.  

A distinguishing characteristic of light novels is that they are illustrated with anime and manga art style, often being adapted into such media.  


The content of light novels is also varied: from romantic love to detective, adventurer. Light novels are heavily influenced by Manga - Anime; the plot is often similar to the manga plot; In addition, light novels use a variety of Manga-Anime illustrations. Many famous light novels have been adapted into Anime - Manga, it can be said that Novel is a huge script treasure for Japanese 2D industry. Conversely, popular anime or manga can be adapted into light novels.


The light novel style is also aimed at the convenience of the reader. The paragraphs are usually very short and inserted between long conversations. Through a long time to find a place and conquer readers all over the world, the current light novel has made remarkable progress and become popular in many countries around the world.

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