What You Need to Know:
- Today is the second new release day of October, and it's FULL of awesome light novels!
- Whether you're looking for some new otome isekai fun, or ready to catch up on your favorite reincarnated assassin, there's plenty of reading for you this week.
- Plus, Yen Press has got a couple beloved continuing manga series for you, as well!
- Let see everything this week has in store for us all below.
- That'll do it for this week. Demon lords, ghost boys, and heroes of all kinds...there's lots to love in this batch!
I'm the Villainess, So I'm Taming the Final Boss, Vol. 1 (light novel) by Sarasa Nagase and Mai Murasaki
Villains Have Their Own Routes Too!
When her engagement to the prince ends unceremoniously, details of the young noblewoman Aileen’s past life come rushing back and help her realize she’s living inside the world of one of her favorite otome games—as the heroine’s greatest rival! However, her memory has more plot holes than bad fan fiction…and the only certainty is that if she doesn’t do something quick, her death is all but assured. The hero/main-love-interest can’t be relied on, so why not see what the last boss has to say?
Toilet-bound Hanako-kun, Vol. 10 by AidaIro
If Nene and Kou want to return to their own world, they have to kill “Amane Yugi” and “Sousuke Mitsuba”— or rather, the versions of them living within the canvas of No. 4’s boundary. Faced with that cruel choice, Nene instead proposes a way to escape from this fake world to the boy she can’t help but call “Hanako-kun.” At the same time, Kou tries to win over Mitsuba...but just who exactly is this “Mitsuba”?!
I'm the Hero, but the Demon Lord's Also Me, Vol. 2 by Akiyoshi Ota and Tatsuya Endo
As if learning that he may be both the hero and the demon lord wasn’t enough for Yuuma Tsugari to handle, beauties from another world keep popping up out of nowhere, throwing his normal life into chaos! The fight over him only gets worse when Princess Alfin’s little sister and one of the demon generals join the fray—and with an exhibitionist and a masochist now added to the mix, the number of erotic high jinks are sure to skyrocket as well. Yuuma’s life certainly isn’t ordinary anymore …In fact, he might be the (un)luckiest man alive!
The World's Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat, Vol. 3 (light novel) by Rui Tsukiyo and Reia
To Kill That Which Cannot Die
After his success in battle with a demon, Lugh is made a Holy Knight by the Alvanian Kingdom and tasked with slaying more of the creatures. The problem is, only the hero can actually fell demons. Such a setback isn’t going to stop the world’s greatest assassin, however, and Lugh gets to work devising a spell to kill the supposedly immortal beings. Unfortunately, the only way to test this new magic is in a real battle! Failure promises certain doom, but triumph may turn out to be just as perilous if Lugh isn’t careful...
Banished from the Hero's Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside, Vol. 4 (light novel) by Zappon and Yasumo
THE END OF THE HERO!
Ruti never wanted to be the Hero, forced into a life of constant battle. When at last it seems she’s found a way to escape this terrible fate and spend her days happily with her big brother, Ares arrives to drag the young woman back. Red isn’t about to let his little sister be taken without a fight, though! The resulting deadly conflict among former allies reveals strange, new secrets about the nature of Divine Blessings and the Hero’s purpose in the world. Is it truly possible to defy destiny and live a quiet life?
Angels of Death, Vol. 12 by Kudan Naduka and Makoto Sanada
As the building begins to collapse around them, Ray and Zack face their final trial together. The stage is set for their great escape, and with it, the time to fulfill the vow they made to each other has come. Still, one last obstacle lies in their path...
The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy, Vol. 4 (light novel) by Yu Shimizu and Asagi Tosaka
AN OLD FRIEND RETURNS
With a holiday called the Holy Light Festival fast approaching, the girls of the eighteenth platoon decide to host a haunted café in their dorm. The event is meant to celebrate the arrival of the Sixth Assault Garden, home to Elfiné’s older sister, Clauvia. The mischievous woman is part of a research team that recently made an incredible discovery in the northern tundra—a massive creature sealed in impervious ice. Much to his astonishment, Leonis recognizes the winged beast as an old rival he never managed to beat. When the monster is set loose to wreak havoc, will Leonis manage to take it down in time?
Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World, Vol. 7 (light novel) by Kei Sazane and Ao Nekonabe
The Nebulis Sovereignty is in flames. For the first time since its founding, the Paradise of Witches is raided by Imperial forces. It’s Imperial solider versus Sovereign witch. Saint Disciples against Purebreds. Unit 907 toe-to-toe with the House of Hydra. While war indiscriminately obliterates all, Iska squares off against Alice. Finding each other on the battlefield, the two discover their circumstances have changed for the worse. As paradise falls, they face a choice that might alter the course of their relationship forever…
Source: Official Press Release