Fujino Omori, author of DanMachi (also known as Family Legend and Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?) has surpassed the record held by Katanagatari author Nisio Isin for number of novels lightly published consecutively in a single series.
Isin published one light novel in the Katanagatari series every month from January to December 2007, holding the record for 16 years before being usurped by Omori this month. The latter author has now published 13 light novels in his DanMachi series for 13 consecutive months, since the publication of Astrea Record, Vol. Is it wrong to try to pick up girls in a dungeon? Tales of Heroes arrives with the publication of Family Myths: Volume Lyu 2 on October 14, 2023.
The first DanMachi light novel was published in 2013. Since then, the DanMachi series has been adapted into three different manga series, five anime seasons, two mobile games, and a film. As of this writing, 19 volumes of the light novel series have been released, along with 13 volumes of the spin-off novel series Sword Oratoria, which has also received its own anime adaptation. The most recent spin-off light novel series, Familia Chronicle, currently has three volumes.
Celebrating the new Light Novel record
To celebrate his achievement, Omori tweeted the following: “Thanks to all of you, we have been able to publish continuously for 13 months. I thought I heard that the consecutive monthly publishing record for a light novel series was 12 months, so I challenged it, but in the end I completely failed! To all the staff and readers involved, thank you so much!!! #DanMachi10thAnniversary #DanMachi #danmachi
Kazuma Kamachi-sensei and Nisio Isin-sensei are truly amazing! Humans cannot become gods!!! (I won’t do that again!!!)” Several industry names tweeted in response to their congratulations, including authors Reki Kawahara (Sword Art Online), Koushi Tachibana (Date A Live ) and Gakuto Mikumo (Strike the Blood).
While Omori currently holds the record for the number of light novels published consecutively in a series, the record for the number of light novels published consecutively in multiple series is currently held by Kazuma Kamachi with 28 editions. consecutive versions. Kamachi is the author of The Unexplored Summon://Blood-Sign, A Some Magical Index, Saikyou wo Kojiraseta Level Counter Stop Kenseijo Beatrice no Jakuten Sono Na wa “Buu Buu”, Apocalypse Witch and most recently A Some Dark Side ITEM .
The English translation of the light novel DanMachi Volume 18 will be available on December 18, 2023.
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