As promised I’m here with the second part of the Fantasy Light Novel series. If you have not read the first part of this series then you must check it out as I have mentioned Best Fantasy Light Novels Of All Time For You. I suggest you should check out that list before you read this one or you can check out that one right after this one.
So what are the light novels that I have included in this Blog?
Well, I have included 15 Light Novel which is good and you will definitely love them. But the only thing that makes it different from the others is that these were not quite popular as the ones that I have mentioned in my previous blogs. So without wasting any more time let’s get straight to the list.
NOTE: Rating has been taken from NovelUpdate and Goodreads.
“That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Sword”(4.2)
This light novel right here combines elements of fantasy, adventure, and reincarnation, the story follows the extraordinary journey of a young man who finds himself mysteriously reincarnated as a sentient sword.
The protagonist, named Satoru Mikami, was an ordinary 37-year-old corporate worker who meets an untimely end while saving a stranger from a random act of violence. However, instead of passing on to the afterlife, Satoru wakes up in a vast cave, transformed into a sword. To his surprise, the sword possesses unique abilities and the ability to communicate telepathically.
Satoru encounters a lonely and powerful forest spirit named Veldora, who has been sealed for centuries. The two form an unlikely partnership as they embark on a quest to uncover the truth behind their mysterious circumstances. Along the way, Satoru, now known as Rimuru Tempest, encounters a variety of colorful characters, including fellow adventurers and powerful monsters.
As Rimuru’s reputation grows, he establishes a nation called Tempest, where humans and monsters coexist in harmony. Using his newfound powers, Rimuru strives to create a world where all creatures can live together peacefully. However, challenges arise as he faces enemies who seek to exploit his abilities for their own gain.
“That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Sword” is a thrilling tale of friendship, exploration, and self-discovery as Rimuru, a once ordinary man, navigates a world filled with magic, danger, and countless adventures, all while striving to fulfill his newfound destiny.
“The Empty Box and Zeroth Maria”(4.7)
“The Empty Box and Zeroth Maria” is a captivating light novel that delves into the twisted world of mystery and psychological turmoil. The story revolves around Kazuki Hoshino, an ordinary high school student who finds his life turned upside down when he encounters a girl named Aya Otonashi, who possesses an enigmatic box.
In this intriguing tale, Kazuki discovers that Aya is not an ordinary girl, but rather a participant in a deadly game known as the “Box Ruler” game. The game is orchestrated by the enigmatic and all-powerful Maria, a supernatural being capable of manipulating reality. The objective of the game is for Aya to collect various “gifts” hidden within individuals known as “containers” and bring them to Maria. However, there is a catch: every time Aya retrieves a gift, the container loses the memories associated with it.
As Kazuki becomes entangled in this twisted game, he finds himself increasingly drawn to Aya and determined to protect her. Along the way, he encounters other participants of the game, each with their own motivations and dark secrets. As the mysteries deepen and the stakes rise, Kazuki must navigate a treacherous web of deceit, betrayal, and psychological manipulation.
“The Empty Box and Zeroth Maria” is a gripping and thought-provoking light novel that explores themes of power, identity, and the consequences of one’s choices. With its intricate plot twists and morally ambiguous characters, this thrilling tale will keep readers on the edge of their seats, questioning the true nature of reality and the limits of human nature.
“A Certain Magical Index”(4.4)
Have you ever wondered what the will world look like in 100 yrs or maybe in 50yrs how technologically advanced we would be? Well, this Light Novel revolves around the futuristic city of Academy City, where scientific advancements have revolutionized the world, a young student named Toma Kamijo finds himself entangled in a dangerous web of supernatural phenomena. “A Certain Magical Index” is a captivating light novel series written by Kazuma Kamachi.
Toma possesses an extraordinary ability called Imagine Breaker, which allows him to nullify any supernatural power with a single touch. His seemingly ordinary life takes a dramatic turn when he encounters a young nun named Index Librorum Prohibitorum, who possesses a vast library of forbidden magical texts implanted within her mind.
As Toma becomes Index’s protector, he discovers a secret war brewing beneath the surface of Academy City. Various factions, including magicians and espers, compete for power and knowledge. Toma becomes embroiled in this conflict, where he encounters formidable adversaries, forms unexpected alliances, and uncovers dark conspiracies that threaten to unravel the delicate balance of the city.
Throughout his journey, Toma’s path crosses with a diverse cast of characters, including the level 5 esper Mikoto Misaka and her group of friends known as Judgment. Together, they navigate treacherous mysteries, face dangerous opponents, and confront the moral dilemmas of a world where science clashes with magic.
“A Certain Magical Index” combines elements of science fiction, fantasy, and action to create an immersive world filled with intricate plotlines, complex characters, and thought-provoking themes. As Toma fights to protect Index and preserve the fragile equilibrium of Academy City, he discovers that the power to change destinies lies within his own hands.
“A Certain Scientific Railgun”(4.03)
The story is set in the futuristic Academy City, the story follows the adventures of Mikoto Misaka, a powerful electro master and one of the top-ranked students in the city’s renowned Tokiwadai Middle School.
Mikoto possesses the ability to manipulate electricity, making her a formidable esper in a city where supernatural powers are common. As she navigates through her daily life, she becomes entangled in a series of mysterious events that threaten the safety and balance of Academy City.
In her quest to uncover the truth, Mikoto finds herself caught up in a complex web of conspiracies and secret experiments. Along the way, she forms unlikely alliances with her friends, including Kuroko Shirai, a teleporting esper, and Kazari Uiharu, a technopath.
As Mikoto delves deeper into the dark underbelly of Academy City, she discovers a disturbing experiment known as the Level 6 Shift, which aims to artificially enhance the powers of espers to dangerous levels. Determined to put an end to this injustice, she embarks on a dangerous mission to expose the truth and protect the lives of her fellow espers.
“A Certain Scientific Railgun” combines elements of science fiction, action, and mystery, offering an engaging narrative filled with thrilling battles, heartfelt friendships, and thought-provoking ethical dilemmas. It explores themes of power, morality, and the consequences of playing with forces beyond human control in a world where scientific advancement knows no bounds.
“The Faraway Paladin”(4.6)
Written by Kanata Yanagino, the story follows the extraordinary journey of Will, a young boy who is raised in the care of three undead beings: Blood, Mary, and Gus. Despite being surrounded by death and darkness, Will’s upbringing is filled with love, knowledge, and teachings of righteousness.
Guided by his undead mentors, Will learns about honor, loyalty, and the ways of the world. As he grows older, he becomes aware of his unique heritage as a human reincarnated into this undead world. Determined to discover his purpose and fulfill his destiny, Will sets out on a quest to become a paladin, a warrior of divine light.
During his adventures, Will encounters various allies, including a skilled female warrior named Gideon and a wise elf magician named Menel. Together, they face formidable challenges, confront dangerous enemies, and navigate a complex world filled with magic, monsters, and ancient secrets.
As Will’s journey unfolds, he uncovers the truth about his past and the mysteries surrounding his existence. The Faraway Paladin explores themes of identity, morality, and the eternal struggle between light and darkness. It is a tale of self-discovery, courage, and the unwavering pursuit of justice in a world shrouded in shadows.
“The Alchemist Who Survived Now Dreams of a Quiet City Life”(4.0)
This is another type of story I prefer reading. For ex- certainly overpowered protagonist is chilling quite in a remote area and suddenly few people poked him for no reason and now they have to pay back for what they did. And this story is kind of similar, the story follows the journey of Mariela, a talented alchemist who miraculously survives a deadly battle, but with the cost of losing her memories. Seeking solace and a new purpose in life, she embarks on a quest to find a peaceful city where she can lead a tranquil existence.
As Mariela ventures into the vast world, she encounters a variety of colorful characters, each with their own dreams and desires. Along the way, she unravels the mysteries of her forgotten past and gradually regains her alchemical abilities, honing them to perfection. With her unique skills and unwavering determination, Mariela becomes a beacon of hope for those she meets, inspiring them to pursue their own dreams and aspirations.
In her pursuit of a quiet city life, Mariela discovers that achieving tranquility is not an easy task. The city she finds is bustling with complex societal dynamics, political intrigue, and magical creatures. As she becomes entangled in the city’s affairs, Mariela’s true strength and resilience are put to the test.
“The Alchemist Who Survived Now Dreams of a Quiet City Life” is a captivating tale that combines elements of fantasy, adventure, and self-discovery. It explores themes of personal growth, friendship, and the relentless pursuit of one’s dreams. Join Mariela on her quest as she strives to find peace in a world full of chaos and forge her own path to a quiet city life.
“The Hero and His Elf Bride Open a Pizza Parlor in Another World”(4.0)
Another Isekai Light Novel, this time around to the protagonist is transported to another world or to a fantastical realm where a hero and his elven wife embark on an extraordinary culinary adventure.
The story follows Kazuma, a brave hero, and his wife, Elysia, a beautiful elf. After defeating the Demon Lord and bringing peace to their world, Kazuma and Elysia find themselves longing for a new purpose. Their shared passion for food leads them to open a pizza parlor in a different dimension, filled with magical creatures and unique challenges.
As they set up shop in the new world, Kazuma and Elysia face various obstacles, from understanding the local ingredients and tastes to competing with other legendary eateries. With their culinary skills and determination, they strive to create the most delicious and unique pizzas that cater to the diverse tastes of both humans and magical beings.
Along the way, they encounter quirky customers, forge new friendships, and unravel the mysteries of this enchanting realm. Through their pizza-making adventures, Kazuma and Elysia not only bring joy and satisfaction to their patrons but also discover the power of food to bridge gaps between different races and cultures.
“The Hero and His Elf Bride Open a Pizza Parlor in Another World” is a delightful blend of fantasy, romance, and mouthwatering cuisine, promising readers a delectable journey filled with heartwarming moments, unexpected twists, and a slice of life in a realm beyond imagination.
“The Magic in this Other World is Too Far Behind!”(4.0)
The story revolves around Suimei Yakagi, an ordinary high school student who, along with his friends, is abruptly summoned to a parallel world filled with mythical creatures and arcane forces.
However, Suimei quickly realizes that he possesses an unparalleled amount of magical talent, surpassing even the denizens of this extraordinary world. Determined to uncover the secrets behind his immense powers, Suimei embarks on a perilous journey, determined to confront the enigmatic being known as the Demon Lord.
Accompanied by a diverse group of companions, including the sword-wielding warrior Lefille, the wise and mystical Mizuki, and the mischievous yet loyal Reiji, Suimei ventures into uncharted territories, braving treacherous dungeons, engaging in intense battles, and unraveling ancient mysteries that could reshape the fate of both worlds.
As the narrative unfolds, “The Magic in this Other World is Too Far Behind!” delves into themes of self-discovery, friendship, and the consequences of wielding immense power. With its richly imagined universe, intricate magic systems, and a compelling cast of characters, the novel offers an exhilarating blend of action, fantasy, and heartfelt moments that will captivate readers from start to finish.
“The Greatest Demon Lord Is Reborn as a Typical Nobody”(3.85)
This Light Novel had its anime adaptation at beginning I loved it but I kind of lost interest due to the protanist surrounded by too many female side characters. But apart fro that it is quite good and the story follows Anos Voldigoad, a former all-powerful demon lord who reincarnates into a world where his once-mighty reputation is reduced to that of an ordinary individual.
After a long and tiresome war between the forces of darkness and humanity, Anos finds himself on the brink of death. However, his unwavering will and unmatched power manage to transcend time itself, granting him a second chance at life. Reborn as a seemingly powerless youth named Anos Voldigoad, enrolls in a prestigious magic academy to understand the world that has drastically changed during his absence.
Although Anos possesses unparalleled magical abilities, he hides his true identity and adopts the guise of an average student. Determined to reclaim his lost glory, he befriends Misha Necron and Sasha Necron, two students who hold an uncanny resemblance to his loyal servants from the past.
As Anos navigates the intricacies of student life, he faces various challenges and obstacles, including skeptical classmates, enigmatic teachers, and complex relationships. With his intelligence, unwavering resolve, and a touch of mischievous humor, Anos slowly unveils his true powers, gradually asserting his dominance in the face of those who dare oppose him.
“The Greatest Demon Lord Is Reborn as a Typical Nobody” is a captivating tale that explores themes of friendship, self-discovery, and the relentless pursuit of one’s true identity. Join Anos on his quest to regain his rightful place in a world that underestimates his true potential.
“The Genius Prince’s Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt”(4.2)
In the enchanting world of Albein, where magic and adventure intertwine, a young prince named Wein Salema Arbalest possesses a remarkable intellect that sets him apart from his peers. However, rather than indulging in a life of luxury and leisure, Wein takes on a daunting challenge – raising a nation out of crippling debt.
“The Genius Prince’s Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt” is a captivating light novel that follows Wein’s extraordinary journey. Blessed with an unparalleled mind for economics, politics, and strategy, Wein uses his exceptional wit and knowledge to devise innovative solutions for his kingdom’s financial crisis.
Accompanied by his loyal and resourceful maid, Ninym, Wein confronts various obstacles and adversaries along the way. From negotiating with powerful nations to combating corruption within his own borders, he employs his sharp intellect to unravel the mysteries of governance and economics, ensuring the prosperity and well-being of his people.
As the story progresses, Wein’s unparalleled wisdom earns him the admiration and respect of allies and rivals alike. However, he soon realizes that the path to success is riddled with complex challenges, moral dilemmas, and sacrifices that test his character and principles.
“The Genius Prince’s Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt” is a compelling tale that combines elements of political intrigue, strategic planning, and heartfelt relationships. Through Wein’s extraordinary leadership and unwavering determination, readers are taken on a captivating adventure that explores the intricacies of governance and the true nature of a selfless ruler.
“Welcome to Japan, Ms. Elf!”(3.93)
The story follows the adventures of Haruki, an ordinary Japanese high school student, whose life takes an unexpected turn when he encounters a spirited and beautiful elf named Eifa.
One fateful day, Eifa mysteriously appears in modern-day Japan, having been transported from her fantastical world. With no means to return, she seeks refuge in Haruki’s home. As the two worlds collide, their unlikely cohabitation leads to a series of comedic and heartwarming encounters.
Haruki finds himself caught up in Eifa’s struggle to adapt to the unfamiliar human world, from navigating everyday technology to understanding cultural customs. Through their shared experiences, the bond between Haruki and Eifa deepens, and they form an endearing friendship.
However, the arrival of other supernatural beings from Eifa’s realm further complicates their lives. Haruki and Eifa find themselves embroiled in magical mishaps and thrilling escapades, encountering witches, fairies, and mythical creatures along the way. Together, they must confront the challenges posed by these otherworldly intruders while striving to find a way for Eifa to return home.
“Demon Lord, Retry!”(3.9)
Our protagonist, Akira Oono, is the game’s creator and also goes by the in-game persona of the powerful Demon Lord, Hakuto Kunai.
However, one fateful day, Akira finds himself mysteriously transported into the world of “Infinity Game.” Surprisingly, he takes on the form of Hakuto Kunai, his demon lord avatar. Caught in this bewildering turn of events, Akira soon discovers that the game’s reality is far more dangerous and challenging than he anticipated.
Now trapped in a world filled with magic, mythical creatures, and imminent war, Akira embraces his new role as the Demon Lord and becomes determined to protect his newfound allies. With his unrivaled knowledge and game skills, he embarks on a quest to bring peace to the land.
As Akira encounters formidable enemies, uncovers the truth behind his arrival, and meets a variety of colorful characters, he begins to question the boundaries between the virtual and real worlds. Alongside the loyal and spirited Aku, a young girl who believes in his cause, Akira faces countless trials and battles to ensure the survival of both the game and the real world.
“Demon Lord, Retry!” is a thrilling tale of adventure, friendship, and the blurred lines between fantasy and reality as Akira fights to protect what he holds dear in a world that defies his expectations.
“The Death Mage Who Doesn’t Want a Fourth Time”(4.2)
the protagonist of this Light Novel is Vandalieu, a young man who, after being ruthlessly betrayed and killed, finds himself reincarnated in a dark fantasy world known as Lambda.
In this new world, Vandalieu discovers that he possesses a unique ability: the power to manipulate death. He can control the undead and even absorb their powers, granting him immense strength. Despite his newfound abilities, Vandalieu harbors deep resentment towards the world that has rejected him three times already. Determined to live a peaceful life, he sets out on a journey to find solace and build a place where he can belong.
Along the way, Vandalieu befriends various individuals, including a dark elf, an insectoid girl, and a golem. Together, they face countless challenges, from battling monstrous creatures to navigating treacherous dungeons. Vandalieu’s goal is not only to survive but also to uncover the mysteries surrounding his unique abilities and the truth behind his past lives.
“The Death Mage Who Doesn’t Want a Fourth Time” is a thrilling tale filled with action, adventure, and a touch of dark humor. As Vandalieu strives to carve his own path in a world that has repeatedly rejected him, readers will be immersed in a captivating story of redemption, self-discovery, and the quest for acceptance.
“Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai”(4.3)
Yet another Light Novel which has its anime adaptation I learly remmebr when I first started watching anime this was one the animes that I first came across. And this is how the story goes, In a high school, where the protagonist, Sakuta Azusagawa, finds himself entangled in a mysterious phenomenon known as “Adolescence Syndrome.”
Sakuta’s life takes an unexpected turn when he encounters Mai Sakurajima, a famous teenage actress dressed in a provocative bunny girl outfit. However, he soon discovers that Mai is not a figment of his imagination but is actually invisible to everyone else at their school. Intrigued by this anomaly, Sakuta resolves to uncover the truth behind Mai’s invisibility and the nature of the Adolescence Syndrome.
As Sakuta investigates the phenomenon, he encounters other girls who are also afflicted by the Adolescence Syndrome, each experiencing their own unique and bizarre problems. Whether it’s Tomoe Koga, a classmate with a split personality, or Kaede Azusagawa, Sakuta’s younger sister who suffers from memory loss, each girl’s struggle resonates with Sakuta on a personal level.
Through his interactions with these troubled girls, Sakuta learns valuable life lessons, tackles complex emotions, and delves into the depths of human psychology. As he strives to help each girl confront and overcome their individual challenges, he also confronts his own past traumas and insecurities.
Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai is a thought-provoking and emotionally-charged narrative that explores the intricacies of adolescence, friendship, love, and the struggles of growing up in a society that often fails to acknowledge and understand the inner turmoil of its young inhabitants.
And with this, I would like to end this series of Fantasy Light Novels. And if you decided to read any of the light novel from the sereis then do write in the comment setion. I would really love to know about it. And if you have any suggestion feel free to give too. And with this I would like to conlude this Blog. You can check out my other Blogs to. Top underrated anime series of all time