Top 10 Light Novel Franchises of 2016
Avid light novel readers have contributed to the 2017 edition rankings of the “Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi!” guidebook, which were divided between bunkobon (serialized novels) and tankobon (standalone novels) categories and have shown the mighty Re:Zero being booted from first place on a ranking for once.
The bunkobon ranking:
1. Ryuo no Oshigoto!
3. To Aru Majutsu no Index
4. Sword Art Online
5. Goblin Slayer!
6. Melody Lyrik Idol Magik
8. Yowa-Chara Tomozaki-kun
10. Kono Koi to, Sono Mirai
The tankobon ranking:
3. Kumo Desu ga, Nani ka?
4. Mushoku Tensei – Isekai Ittara Honki Dasu
6. Ninja Slayer
7. Kyūketsuki ni Natta Kimi wa Eien no Ai o Hajimeru ~Long Long Engage
8. Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken
9. Boukyaku Tantei
10. Kono Sekai ga Game da to Boku dake ga Shitteiru