Category «Mystery»

Holmes of Kyoto

Half a year after moving to Kyoto, high school girl Aoi Mashiro brings her late grandfather’s old scrolls to Kura, an antique store nestled in Kyoto’s Teramachi-Sanjo shopping arcade, for an appraisal. One thing leads to another, and she winds up working there part-time. The manager’s son, Kiyotaka Yagashira—nicknamed the “Holmes of Kyoto”—is uncannily perceptive, …

The Detective Is Already Dead

When the story begins without its hero Kimihiko Kimizuka has always been a magnet for trouble and intrigue. For as long as he can remember, he’s been stumbling across murder scenes or receiving mysterious attache cases to transport. When he met Siesta, a brilliant detective fighting a secret war against an organization of pseudohumans, he …

The Misfit of Demon King Academy

Tired of ceaseless war destroying humans, spirits, and demons alike, the Demon King of Tyranny, Anos Voldigoad, reincarnates to restore peace. Two thousand years have passed…but who could have known that his descendants’ complacency would cause magic to regress so much? After receiving an invitation to the illustrious Demon King Academy, a school tasked with …

Reborn as a Space Mercenary: I Woke Up Piloting the Strongest Starship!

When Satou Takahiro is swept away from his ordinary life into the world of his favorite video game, a universe of space battles, interstellar colonies, and danger in the vastness of outer space awaits. Soon, he’s living as “Hiro” the mercenary, with a tricked-out spaceship and a babe on each arm! There are space pirates …

Sword Art Online

Read the novel that ignited the phenomenon!In the year 2022, gamers rejoice as Sword Art Online – a VRMMORPG (Virtual Reality Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game) like no other – debuts, allowing players to take full advantage of the ultimate in gaming technology: NerveGear, a system that allows users to completely immerse themselves in …

Seishun Buta Yarou Series

“Hey, shall we kiss?” She who was teasing me with these seductive words temporarily disappeared before my eyes.​There could not be a bunny girl inhabiting a library. Azusagawa Sakuta faced a scene that toppled common sense—he encountered a bunny girl, and she is nowhere a normal bunny girl. She is Sakurajima Mai senpai, a student …

Durarara!! SH

Durarara!! SH is a sequel series of light novels following Durarara!!. Set one and a half years after the end of the original series, SH features the same setting as Durarara!! and much of the previous series’ cast returns alongside several new main characters. The first volume was published in April 2014 under the Dengeki …

Rebuild World

The pinnacle of human civilization has come and gone, leaving only ruins in its wake. Society and science now struggle to rebuild, rediscovering scraps of knowledge from powerful ancient artifacts that defy comprehension. These relics of the “Old World” can make the fortunes of those who find them—if ancient security systems and rogue bioweapons don’t …

I Kept Pressing the 100-Million-Year Button and Came Out on Top

BUTTON MASH TO VICTORY On the verge of flunking out of Grand Swordcraft Academy due to his total lack of talent, Allen Rodol’s life goes from bad to worse when the class prodigy challenges him to a duel where it’s win or face expulsion. However, the night before his hopeless bout, a mysterious hermit grants …

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