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Podcast 12 A Certain Magical Index

12/4/2018
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In this episode of the Light Novel Podcast, we talk about the long-running series, A Certain Magical Index (Toaru Majutsu no Index) by Kazuma Kamachi. Between the original series and its sequel, New Testament, it has nearly 50 volumes in Japan. Unfortunately, we are a ways behind in the English market, having not yet completed […]

Duration:02:09:21

Podcast 11 Goblin Slayer

11/17/2018
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*WARNING* This podcast is about the light novel series, Goblin Slayer. It will contain discussions about the topics of rape and violence. Listener discretion advised. We will be comparing how the light novel, manga, and anime cover the mature content in Goblin Slayer in different ways. We’ll also discuss the controversy that surrounded the first […]

Duration:02:24:23

Podcast 10 Sam Pinansky of J-Novel Club

10/10/2018
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Hello Light Novel Podcast listeners! This is a very special episode as we have our first guest! Sam Pinansky, the head-honcho at J-Novel Club, talks to us about all aspects of the light novel industry, including anime, different funding models, and moving from eBooks into print! And there might just be some news about a […]

Duration:01:55:27

Podcast 9 Fall 2018 Anime Based on Light Novels

9/29/2018
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Hello Light Novel Podcast listeners! In this episode, we’re talking about the upcoming Fall 2018 anime schedule, and specifically about the anime based on light novels! Notes will be further updated soon… I’m just quickly uploading this before I go to work 😉 Cast Justus R. Stone BioGundam Terrence Kyle Jean-Luc News Coming Soon… Series […]

Duration:01:23:33

Podcast 8 How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom

9/9/2018
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Hello Light Novel Podcast listeners! On this episode we are talking about the light novel series How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom! This series is brought to us in English by J-Novel Club. It’s an isekai series that focuses more on kingdom building and politics. It sounds dry, but it’s a really well done […]

Duration:02:02:30

Podcast 7 Is it Wrong to Try to Pick-Up Girls in a Dungeon

8/18/2018
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Hello Light Novel Podcast listeners! Welcome to Podcast #7. In this episode, we’re talking about the fantasy series, Is it Wrong to Try to Pick-Up Girls in a Dungeon (known as Danmachi for short). The series follows a young, naive, boy who travels to the great city of Orario in order to become an adventurer […]

Duration:01:57:16

Podcast 6 Infinite Dendrogram

8/1/2018
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Hello Light Novel Podcast Listeners! Welcome to Episode 6, where we are focusing on the J-Novel Club title, Infinite Dendrogram! This VRMMO light novel has become a favorite for a number of us on the podcast, so we’re pretty excited to share it with you! To keep the podcast from spiraling into a 5+ hours […]

Duration:01:54:02

Podcast 5.2 – Vertical, Yen On, and Seven Seas at Anime Expo

7/11/2018
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Hello Light Novel Podcast listeners! Welcome to this special second part podcast covering the light novel announcements from Anime Expo. This time, we’re covering the announcements made by Vertical, Yen On, and Seven Seas. Cast Justus R. Stone Flyz Jean-Luc Kyle C. Series Discussed SEVEN SEAS Classroom of the Elite Spring or summer 2019 […]

Duration:01:15:07

Podcast 5.1 – J-Novel Club Announcements at Anime Expo

7/7/2018
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Hello Listeners! On this episode, we’re going over all the major announcements J-Novel Club made at Anime Expo on July 5, 2018. They announced eight new light novel licenses, and also had some other big news! We discuss it all in this episode! Cast in this Episode Justus R. Stone Bio-Gundam Terrence Tom News Well, […]

Duration:01:32:06

Podcast 4 – Anime Expo Licensing Predictions & Wants

6/20/2018
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Hey there podcast listeners! On this episode we are talking about the upcoming Anime Expo! We are guaranteed 10 new light novel licenses this weekend. But odds are, we could see upwards of 20+ new light novel titles being brought to the English market. So we thought we’d each pick a few titles that we […]

Duration:01:36:40

Podcast 3 – The Devil is a Part-Timer Volumes 1-4

6/9/2018
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Show Notes Hey there podcast listeners! On this episode we are discussing the first 4 volumes of the slice-of-life/action/supernatural battles light novel series The Devil is a Part-Timer! Cast in this Episode Justus R. Stone Kyle C. Jean-Luc (JL) Terrence Topics Discussed NEWS Rikako Akiyoshi interview on Justus’ YouTube Channel J-Novel Club has a ton […]

Duration:01:28:11

Podcast 2 – That Time We Talked About Sword Art Online for 2 Hours

5/24/2018
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Show Notes It’s time for the second episode of the Light Novel Podcast! This week, we’re talking about the first two arcs of Sword Art Online – Aincrad and Fairy Dance. We thought we should break this series up so the podcast didn’t go too long. And even with only talking about two parts of […]

Duration:01:43:33