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  1. Japanese Light Novel

    #71562012-01-17 04:33:28Johtoh said:

    Hello, i am looking for someone to help me find a japanese light novel to buy on amazon. Sadly i cant read kanji, so can someone please help me find it in english.

  2. #71982012-01-17 07:54:19break said:

    @Johtoh there aent realy that many light novels in english apart from haruhi anyways... i think

    o, some light novels are available in german too btw. gosick, kino#s journey, some volumes of trinity blood and boogiepop and another one which's name i forgot

  3. #72052012-01-17 09:12:02Gargron said:

    You could try looking for it on J-List, they sell Japanese games for the English market, after all. (And yes, that link has my code in it, so if you buy your game from them because of me, I will be rewarded, right)

  4. #73002012-01-18 00:15:36 *Senkonna said:

    Then you need to rephrase your opening post:

    Hello, I am looking for someone to help me find Japanese light novels to buy on Amazon. Sadly I can't read ANY JAPANESE AT ALL, so can someone please help me find them in ENGRIIIIISH?

    Chances are, if you can't find it on listings, then it's not commercially available in English, and you have a few choices:

    • Wait for it to be licensed by an overseas publisher and published in English (LOLOLOLOLOLOL GOOD FUCKING LUCK)
    • Wait for fans to start translating it (Not as much LOL since I translate some shit myself, but still, good fucking luck)
    • Start learning 日本語 like your life depends on it (GOD FORBID YOU HAVE TO LEARN ANYTHING THOUGH)


  5. #73252012-01-18 02:15:49reki said:

    ^ This.

    As an alternative, you can check out Baka-Tsuki's site. They translate some light novels.

  6. #77782012-01-20 03:15:10Momimochi said:

    .... Are you Chinese? Because there are a shitload of light novels translated and up to date in Chinese.

    Other than that, refer to @Senkonna's suggestions.

  7. #78122012-01-20 06:07:17 *Senkonna said:

    The book format is used in other languages, but the term「light novel」is usually restricted to Japan, not sure if they have a technical term in China or Korea too though (I be a Japanigga only nigs), but I know they exist. And us Japaniggas tend to put more illustration spam within the books.

  8. #79092012-01-20 15:11:53Momimochi said:

    No term at all. They're just called novels.

    @InsaneBoredGame It's Taiwanese. All the "Chinese Light Novels" are Taiwanese. Hell, 90% of all translated manga available in China are either Taiwanese or Cantonese.