We’re in here; reading and analyzing the stories written by Honeyfeed Authors for… quite a long time. We know this article may not be the usual ones where we write manga or light novel reviews. This time, we’re going to delve into the world of Honeyfeed! A place where Original English Light Novels (OELN) authors gather as a community to write and present their unique story in a format consists of Japanese Light Novel and English Novels.
The top 10 titles will be based on the overall experience that includes story, format, genres, ongoing status or the number of words and chapters. Every reader has their own set of preferences, and it is up to you to decide which title you would like to support. By support, leave comments and constructive feedback to authors. Please be considerate of people’s feelings; writing web novels is a tedious and challenging process. By the way, Honeyfeed is free, so create an account for the convenience of reading Original English Light Novels (OELNs) such as listing titles to your Library or bookmark specific paragraphs or lines to continue where you left off in the future!
10. This Elf Became a Trucker to Return to Her World
- Authors: AmbiReine
- Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Girls Love, Isekai, Magic
- Volumes: 12
- Published: July 2020 - Ongoing
The Demon King Ond has launched his army, Ceathe is the only one who can stand against their evil forces. Just when Ceathe and Ond’s magic collided, it creates a wormhole that sends them to another world-Earth. Ceathe starts to look for ways to return home and quickly discovers a common trend in the society—getting hit by a truck. Is getting hit by trucks her only ticket to returning home? Will Ond successfully get his revenge?
The story focuses on a first person perspective of Ceathe and Ond alternately, chapter by chapter to avoid confusion to the readers and to show the progression of they complement each other as if they happened at the same time. But as the story progresses, we get to read other character’s perspectives toward the main characters. There will be some side-stories as a way of providing context to future development. Each chapter is pretty short and concise to convey the story the author intended. If you’re interested in reading a story as if you have multiple different cameras with thoughts of their own of how they see and read the situations and conversations while dealing with Earth’s society as a fantasy characters, you might like this one.
9. Parable of the Renegades
- Authors: Jio Kurenai
- Genres: Action, Adventure, Shounen, Philosophical, Supernatural
- Volumes: 44
- Published: December 2016 - Ongoing
Hidden within the society are rare subspecies of humans called “Renegades.” There isn’t much information to locate and identify Renegades. Paranoia spreads among the people ever since they revealed their existence. The story focuses on a sheltered High School student Lucas Thorne, who only wanted a thrilling experience or a break at least from his tiring daily life. Such wish is soon turned for the worst when Rio Kiyodera, an assassin, ambushed him and blackmailed him into joining her hunt for seven wanted Renegades with potentials to bring calamities to the world.
Set in a modern world where we have access to weapons and other necessities for an ordinary life. Well, not too ordinary when everyone is cautious toward each other as if we’re playing a game of Among Us. You will get to experience both Lucas Thorne and Rio Kiyodera’s story and there will be a lot of character development if you’re into that. The webnovel shows the cultural difference between the western and eastern side of the planet, but do know that this is fiction, so don’t take it too seriously as they are for entertainment purposes.
- Authors: Ana Fowl
- Genres: Magic, Psychological, Tragedy, Seinen, Drama
- Volumes: 12
- Published: July 2020 - Ongoing
Concept no longer exist. An existence said not to be real. Ancient means for unknown purposes. It is none other than Magical Girls. However, in this day and age, they aren’t real at all? Such phenomenon can exist although one couldn’t grasp their existence without a concept. It all depends on how they activate it. Their powers lies within them and it is not something that should be abused nor forced upon ordinary individuals.
Ideathesia is an interesting webnovel series, as the psychological and drama is the main genres, where the main character, Yui Samidare, falls into a state that cannot be explained to ordinary people in this world. Imagine getting a blender and mix Chaos;Child and Magical Girls. The pacing of the story is slow as there is a lot of world building for readers to understand the circumstances. That is where Nobuyuki comes in to guide Yui when it comes to magic and search for other Crystallums.
7. The Hunters: Gaea
- Authors: FILTER
- Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Shounen, Action
- Volumes: 39
- Published: June 2020 - Ongoing
Gaea is a harsh world where Monsters, Demons and magic exist. The human race has live through this terror, defending against Demons and Monsters with advanced technology with the knowledge of magic of this world. This is the story of Alexander Ares; a young hunter who will join the world’s demon slaying police force known as the Hunters Guild and to become the best Hunter there is.
The story started off with Alex being forced to wake up by one of his best friends Sal by almost getting himself decapitated with a thrown wooden shield in his own room. On that same day, Alex decides to show his determination to his mom to be an official hunter to his mom, but he got denied because of how protective his parents are. Feeling frustrating, he steals a quest from the guild to proof himself, including his friends.
The pacing of the story is slow and focuses on the character progression and development of Alex and his friends. They have to improve themselves in order to go to Hell and become Doomslayers and save his sister. Disregard the Doomslayer, but you get the idea of where the story is going. The action is well orchestrated in terms of teamwork and improvising of what the characters have. If you are interested in Monster Hunter in a magical world of monsters and demons and hell, yes, hell, you might be interested in this series.
6. Star Ghost Isekai Agency
- Authors: SparkNorkx
- Genres: Action, Fantasy, Isekai, Romance, Military/War
- Volumes: 60
- Published: May 2020 - Ongoing
18-year old journalist Leilani Hikaru returns to Tokyo from her Hawaii trip. One night, a truck runs over her, putting her into a critical condition. After the accident, she finds herself a half-cyborg in a fantasy world and assigned to work for a special isekai agency called Star Ghost. Will she be able to become the next reincarnated hero of two worlds?
Are you a gun enthusiast? Big fan of tactical battlefield and warfare that is under stealth missions and a lot of chaos for plot purposes? Then this series is for you! We have H&K, a few bulletproof vest and don’t touch that RPG, we won’t need them. The story is well written and immersive and somewhere between short and medium chapters, so you can finish a chapter in no time. Tactical, fantasy, action, military and also isekai genres putting in a blender and produce this series, what could go wrong? Explosions happened in the background. Don’t worry about that explosion.
5. I Was Born the Unloved Twin
- Authors: CCmei
- Genres: Fantasy, Isekai, Slice of Life, Historical
- Volumes: 69
- Published: January 2020 - Ongoing
You know the drill. Living as a princess. Have a perfect little sister who marries an extremely hot and perfect foreign prince. But I will let you into something, I’m the villainess and we all know how villainess meet their ends, right? Yeah, that’s what I’ve been experiencing all this time in a never-ending cycle of life.
To explain of what is happening to main character Rosalia. She have been through a lot, by a lot, we mean like Re:Zero but start from the beginning, so there is no checkpoint of even a save data. With this in mind, get ready to embrace and feel the hatred, resentment, jealousy and other emotions from her. One of the reasons why this series is intriguing is because of how impactful not just Rosalia’s emotions in the story but the author as well. CCmei’s emotions can be felt in those words and it shows how much effort put into the series. The story showcase how it feels to have your sibling receive more love from your parents than you. To all parents who are reading this, please give equal attention to your kids. If you are interested in villainess’ point of perspective in a horrible world that treats you unfairly, give this one a try. You won’t regret it.
- Authors: Voyager
- Genres: School, Sci-Fi. Action, Psychological
- Volumes: 6
- Published: November 2020 - Ongoing
In a futuristic city of Beacon, education is at utmost important to the society. Designed with a state of the art and technologies that makes the city the most livable city in the world. And then there is Morioka, a First-Year whose existence was not known to everyone.
Have you ever feel like you just want to be alone and move along with life, but getting interrupt by a series of events? That’s Morioko in this series. You may be thinking what so special about living in Beacon as it provides the best education but hear us out. It isn’t a normal education system. It is a battle royale, in a one-on-one setting, and students have the ability to summon their Stand Power! Ahem, sorry about that, in this world they are called Familiars and such ability makes a person to be called Espers. Whoever loses in the battle royale will have no choice but to leave Beacon. As for what lays outside the city of Beacon, that is for you to find out.
3. Will the Stars Remember My Name?
- Authors: Q.I.
- Genres: Psychological, Romance, Tragedy, School, Drama
- Volumes: 30
- Published: April 2020 - Ongoing
After the death of his parents, Ryouta takes the responsibility of taking care of his little brother. Ryouta’s high school experience change for better or worse, starting with his own brother’s girlfriend Futaba.
Without their parents, Ryouta and Ryuuji work part time jobs, whenever they can, to be able to bring food to the table and pay the bills. The story doesn’t focus on Ryouta as it has a small circle of main characters in high school. Ryouta is more like a ghost in terms of personalities, keeping himself hidden from his classmates and not cause any problems, while Ryuuji is a polar opposite of Ryouta. However, Ryuuji’s relationship with Futaba gives Ryouta new opportunities to make new friends which in turn brings more problems. The psychological and tragedy are emphasized through the traumatic experience and problems the main characters had gone through. The whole concept of the series is what it feels like to be an outlier in a cultural norm in high school and makes readers and Ryouta question what they should have done in those situations.
2. A Religious Witch?!
- Authors: Basic Baka
- Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Supernatural
- Volumes: 11
- Published: July 2020 - Ongoing
Lilith Moonfell is a water witch who had just lost her mother due to an illness at a young age. During her grieving, she met an older man of the cloth and the two fall in love. However, they got separated by bandits and she has been traveling ever since to look for him while avoiding Alrath, a demon who wants to have a contract with her after saving them. As she travels, she meets all kinds of people and broadens her perspective on the world.
As Lilith tries to cover all kinds of education in witchcraft, her curiosity of Deacon Giles, who is a church’s priest that was built in the village called Frostkin, slowly grows inside her. Deacon welcomes Lilith to the church wholeheartedly, but you can’t help but feel something suspicious behind his actions, due to the synopsis provided by Basic Baka. Even so, every chapter is well written and they provide a balance amount of answers and questions to readers. The pacing is somewhere in the middle and they are not too short or long for each chapter.
1. Atk 0 Crit All~My attack stat is negligible, so I can’t help but rely on critical hits to succeed!~
- Authors: Kazesenken
- Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Isekai, Culinary, Magic
- Volumes: 154
- Published: February 2020 - Ongoing
Claude Evers has been summoned to another world to find out that he has zero proficiency for attack and magic. It is a world of swords and magic, which leads Claude to have no choice but to become a…chef? Now, Claude has to rely on his creativity and implement his strange high critical stat properly to stand by his master’s side. With many monsters and enemies in this world, what kind of solutions can Claude serve?
Each chapter is somewhere between short and long chapter, so it isn’t that bad. There are many sub-arcs within the story so far, but the concept of the story is engaging in a way that it shows how Claude is learning how to adapt to the new world and his awkward ability while taking a responsibility to take care of his master, who summoned him to this world. This series provides culinary experience and more than just a chef, including fighting monsters and critical thinking scenes, haha get it? Overall, if you like to read a story of what it feels like to be a chef and an adventurer in another world in a fantasy setting, give this one a go.
Phew. That is the end of this Top 10 recommended web novels in Honeyfeed to read, and they are selected based on 2020 in terms of the overall experience. There are many other titles and authors in Honeyfeed to explore and read their contents in whichever genres that suit your liking. If you ever have a question regarding which titles you should read based on specific genres, don’t be afraid to join Honeyfeed’s discord channel! That is where authors and readers gather to discuss their writing styles, anime, games and recommendations.
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