Japanese Novels

Reviews for Japanese novels for Japanese learners.

Beginner (JLPT N4 ~ N3 Level Japanese)

Study Beginners Japanese With Science!

Japanese Graded Readers for JLPT N5 and N4 Learners


Intermediate (JLPT N3 ~ N2 Level Japanese)

Lose Yourself in Japanese: “I Want to Eat Your Pancreas” 「君の膵臓を食べたい」

School Romance Novel 放課後美術室 (After School Art Room)

Light Novel Comedy「はめふら」(Bakarina)

Life, Death, and Cats 世界から猫が消えたなら (If Cats Disappeared from the World) for Japanese Learners

5 Japanese Light Novels for JLPT N3 Level Learners

What is Happiness? また、同じ夢を見ていた (Mata Onaji Yume wo Miteita)


Advanced (JLPT N2 ~ N1 Level Japanese)

Feminist Fantasy「女だから」(Sexiled)

Fantasy, Mystery「かがみの孤城」(Kagami no Kojou)

Japanese Short Stories「5分シリーズ」(5 Minute Series)

Isekai Stuck in a Video Game Light Novel – ログ・ホライズン (Log Horizon)

I Can’t Go to Heaven – 僕は天国に行けない (Boku wa Tengoku ni Ikenai)

The Thrills and Horrors of Overwork in Japan – わたし、定時で帰ります (Watashi Teiji de Kaerimasu)

Advanced (JLPT N1+ Level Japanese)

War, Humanity, and Letters「ヴァイオレット・エヴァーガーデン」(Violet Evergarden)

Ink Wash Painting and Grief 「線は、僕を描く」(Sen wa Boku wo Egaku)

Slice of Rowing Life 君と漕ぐ(Kimi to Kogu) for Japanese Learners

An Advanced Taisho Era Challenge「千手學園少年探偵團」(Senju Gakuen Shonen Tanteidan)

Sci-fi, Horror, Adventure – 裏世界ピクニック (Otherside Picnic)