Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi!

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Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi!
Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi!.jpg
Cover of the first issue of Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi!.
Categories Light novels
Frequency Annually
Publisher Takarajimasha
First issue November 26, 2004
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! (このライトノベルがすごい! Kono Raito Noberu ga Sugoi!?, lit. This Light Novel is Amazing!) is an annual light novel guide book published by Takarajimasha. The guide book publishes a list of the top ten most popular light novels and their characters according to readers polled on the Internet. An introduction to each of the works comes with each listing, along with an interview of the light novel's author or authors for first place. Many of the light novels that have been listed in this guide book were later adapted into anime series. Most of the light novels listed contain a series of volumes, but some single-volume light novels also get listed. The first release of the guide book was on November 26, 2004 and is the 2005 listing. The latest release is the ninth volume on November 19, 2012 and is the 2013 listing. Baka to Test to Shōkanjū and Toaru Majutsu no Index have appeared in the top ten in six out of ten issues of Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi!, while the Haruhi Suzumiya series and the Book Girl series and have appeared in five.

Top 10 light novel rankings[edit]

2005–2009[edit]

Rank Title Author Artist Imprint
2005
01 Haruhi Suzumiya series Nagaru Tanigawa Noizi Ito Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
02 Zaregoto series Nisio Isin Take Kodansha Novels
03 Akuma no Mikata Hisamitsu Ueo Kaori Fujita Dengeki Bunko
04 Ryūketsu Megamiden Shinobu Suga Akari Funato Cobalt Bunko
05 Baccano! Ryohgo Narita Katsumi Enami Dengeki Bunko
06 Nana Hime Monogatari Wataru Takano Osamu Otani
07 Sora no Kane no Hibiku Hoshi de Soichiro Watase Minako Iwasaki
08 Allison Keiichi Sigsawa Kouhaku Kuroboshi
09 Bokusatsu Tenshi Dokuro-chan Masaki Okayu Torishimo
10 Chaos Legion Tow Ubukata Satoru Yuiga Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
2006
01 Zaregoto series Nisio Isin Take Kodansha Novels
02 Kino's Journey Keiichi Sigsawa Kouhaku Kuroboshi Dengeki Bunko
03 Satōgashi no Dangan wa Uchimekenai Kazuki Sakuraba Fujimi Mystery Bunko
04 Sora no Kane no Hibiku Hoshi de Soichiro Watase Minako Iwasaki Dengeki Bunko
05 Owari no Chronicle (Ahead series) Minoru Kawakami Satoyasu
06 Haruhi Suzumiya series Nagaru Tanigawa Noizi Ito Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
07 Watashitachi no Tamura-kun Yuyuko Takemiya Yasu Dengeki Bunko
08 Saredo Sainin wa Ryū to Odoru Rabo Asai Kyūjyō Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
All You Need Is Kill Hiroshi Sakurazaka Yoshitoshi ABe Super Dash Bunko
10 Hanbun no Tsuki ga Noboru Sora Tsumugu Hashimoto Keiji Yamamoto Dengeki Bunko
2007
01 Spice and Wolf Isuna Hasekura Jū Ayakura Dengeki Bunko
02 Haruhi Suzumiya series Nagaru Tanigawa Noizi Ito Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
03 Zaregoto series Nisio Isin Take Kodansha Novels
04 Hanbun no Tsuki ga Noboru Sora Tsumugu Hashimoto Keiji Yamamoto Dengeki Bunko
05 Kino's Journey Keiichi Sigsawa Kouhaku Kuroboshi
06 Toradora! Yuyuko Takemiya Yasu
07 Owari no Chronicle (Ahead series) Minoru Kawakami Satoyasu
08 Book Girl series Mizuki Nomura Miho Takeoka Famitsu Bunko
09 Sora no Kane no Hibiku Hoshi de Soichiro Watase Minako Iwasaki Dengeki Bunko
10 Aruhi, Bakudan ga Ochitekite Hideyuki Furuhashi Yukari Higa
2008
01 Full Metal Panic! Shoji Gatoh Shikidouji Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
02 Haruhi Suzumiya series Nagaru Tanigawa Noizi Ito Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
03 Book Girl series Mizuki Nomura Miho Takeoka Famitsu Bunko
04 Toradora! Yuyuko Takemiya Yasu Dengeki Bunko
05 Spice and Wolf Isuna Hasekura Jū Ayakura
06 Kino's Journey Keiichi Sigsawa Kouhaku Kuroboshi
07 Mimizuku to Yoru no Ō Izuki Kogyoku Hiroo Isono
08 Baka to Test to Shōkanjū Kenji Inoue Yui Haga Famitsu Bunko
09 Tasogareiro no Uta Tsukai series Kei Sazane Miho Takeoka Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
10 Shakugan no Shana Yashichiro Takahashi Noizi Ito Dengeki Bunko
2009
01 Book Girl series Mizuki Nomura Miho Takeoka Famitsu Bunko
02 Toradora! Yuyuko Takemiya Yasu Dengeki Bunko
03 Baka to Test to Shōkanjū Kenji Inoue Yui Haga Famitsu Bunko
04 Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura Dengeki Bunko
05 Spice and Wolf Isuna Hasekura Jū Ayakura
06 Bakemonogatari series Nisio Isin Vofan Kodansha Box
07 Seitokai no Ichizon series Sekina Aoi Kira Inugami Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
08 Full Metal Panic! Shoji Gatoh Shikidouji
09 Usotsuki Mii-kun to Kowareta Maa-chan Hitoma Iruma Hidari Dengeki Bunko
10 Toaru Hikūshi e no Tsuioku Koroku Inumura Haruyuki Morisawa Gagaga Bunko

2010–2014[edit]

Rank Title Author Artist Imprint
2010
01 Baka to Test to Shōkanjū Kenji Inoue Yui Haga Famitsu Bunko
02 Bakemonogatari series Nisio Isin Vofan Kodansha Box
03 Book Girl series Mizuki Nomura Miho Takeoka Famitsu Bunko
04 Toradora! Yuyuko Takemiya Yasu Dengeki Bunko
05 Seitokai no Ichizon series Sekina Aoi Kira Inugami Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
06 Tasogareiro no Uta Tsukai series Sazane Kei Miho Takeoka
07 Usotsuki Mii-kun to Kowareta Maa-chan Hitoma Iruma Hidari Dengeki Bunko
08 Ben-To Asaura Kaito Shibano Super Dash Bunko
09 Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura Dengeki Bunko
10 Sōkyū no Karma Kōshi Tachibana Haruyuki Morisawa Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
2011
01 Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura Dengeki Bunko
02 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai Yomi Hirasaka Buriki MF Bunko J
03 Baka to Test to Shōkanjū Kenji Inoue Yui Haga Famitsu Bunko
04 Sword Art Online Reki Kawahara Abec Dengeki Bunko
05 Ben-To Asaura Kaito Shibano Super Dash Bunko
06 Book Girl series Mizuki Nomura Miho Takeoka Famitsu Bunko
07 Seitokai no Ichizon series Sekina Aoi Kira Inugami Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
08 Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai Tsukasa Fushimi Hiro Kanzaki Dengeki Bunko
09 Durarara!! Ryohgo Narita Suzuhito Yasuda
10 Kami-sama no Memo-chō Hikaru Sugii Mel Kishida
2012
01 Sword Art Online Reki Kawahara Abec Dengeki Bunko
02 Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura
03 Ben-To Asaura Kaito Shibano Super Dash Bunko
04 Circlet Girl Satoshi Hase Miyū Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
05 Baka to Test to Shōkanjū Kenji Inoue Yui Haga Famitsu Bunko
06 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai Yomi Hirasaka Buriki MF Bunko J
07 Occultologic Tsukasa Nimeguchi Magomago Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
08 Haruhi Suzumiya series Nagaru Tanigawa Noizi Ito
09 Idolising! Sakaki Hirozawa Cuteg Dengeki Bunko
10 Iris on Rainy Days Takeshi Matsuyama Hirasato
2013
01 Sword Art Online Reki Kawahara Abec Dengeki Bunko
02 Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura
03 Rokka no Yūsha Ishio Yamagata Miyagi Super Dash Bunko
04 Baka to Test to Shōkanjū Kenji Inoue Yui Haga Famitsu Bunko
05 Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai Tsukasa Fushimi Hiro Kanzaki Dengeki Bunko
06 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. Wataru Watari Ponkan8 Gagaga Bunko
07 Durarara!! Ryohgo Narita Suzuhito Yasuda Dengeki Bunko
08 Shinonome Yūko wa Tanpen Shōsetsu o Aishiteiru Bingo Morihashi Nardack Famitsu Bunko
09 Sakurada Reset Yutaka Kōno Yū Shiina Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
10 Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere Minoru Kawakami Satoyasu Dengeki Bunko
2014
01 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. Wataru Watari Ponkan8 Gagaga Bunko
02 Tenkyō no Alderamin Bokuto Uno Sanbasō Dengeki Bunko
03 Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura
04 Dungeon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatte Irudarou ka Fujino Omori Yasudasuzuhito GA Bunko
05 Sword Art Online Reki Kawahara Abec Dengeki Bunko
06 Hataraku Maō-sama! Satoshi Wagahara Oniku
07 Tokyo Ravens Kōhei Azano Sumihei Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
08 Rokka no Yūsha Ishio Yamagata Miyagi Super Dash Bunko
09 Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai Tsukasa Fushimi Hiro Kanzaki Dengeki Bunko
10 No Game No Life Yū Kamiya MF Bunko J

Top 10 female characters rankings[edit]

Year Character Title Author Artist Imprint
2005 Dokuro Mitsukai Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-Chan Masaki Okayu Torishimo Dengeki Bunko
2006 Kino Kino's Journey Keiichi Sigsawa Kouhaku Kuroboshi
2007 Holo Spice and Wolf Isuna Hasekura Jū Ayakura
2008 Haruhi Suzumiya Haruhi Suzumiya series Nagaru Tanigawa Noizi Ito Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
2009 Tohko Amano Book Girl series Mizuki Nomura Miho Takeoka Famitsu Bunko
2010 Mikoto Misaka Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura Dengeki Bunko
2011
2012
2013
2014

2005–2009[edit]

Rank Character Title Author Artist Imprint
2005
01 Dokuro Mitsukai Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-Chan Masaki Okayu Torishimo Dengeki Bunko
02 Yomiko Readman Read or Die Hideyuki Kurata Taraku Uon Super Dash Bunko
03 Yuki Nagato Haruhi Suzumiya series Nagaru Tanigawa Noizi Ito Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
04 Haruhi Suzumiya
05 Allison Whittington Allison Keiichi Sigsawa Kouhaku Kuroboshi Dengeki Bunko
06 Tazusa Sakurano Ginban Kaleidoscope Rei Kaibara Hiro Suzuhira Super Dash Bunko
07 Sorasumihime Nanahime Monogatari Kazu Takano Osamu Otani Dengeki Bunko
08 Victorique de Blois Gosick Kazuki Sakuraba Hinata Takeda Kadokawa Beans Bunko
09 Shana Shakugan no Shana Yashichiro Takahashi Noizi Ito Dengeki Bunko
10 Danatia Aryl Ankurouge Rakuen no Majo Tachi Satomi Kikawa Mūnī Mutchiri Cobalt Bunko
2006
01 Kino Kino no Tabi -the Beautiful World- Keiichi Sigsawa Kouhaku Kuroboshi Dengeki Bunko
02 Yuki Nagato Haruhi Suzumiya series Nagaru Tanigawa Noizi Ito Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
03 Victorique de Blois Gosick Kazuki Sakuraba Hinata Takeda Kadokawa Beans Bunko
04 Haruhi Suzumiya Haruhi Suzumiya series Nagaru Tanigawa Noizi Ito Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
05 Shana Shakugan no Shana Yashichiro Takahashi Noizi Ito Dengeki Bunko
06 Rika Akiba Hanbun no Tsuki ga Noboru Sora Tsumugu Hashimoto Keiji Yamamoto
07 Hiroka Sōma Watashitachi no Tamura-kun Yuyuko Takemiya Yasu
08 Yomiko Togano Missing Gakuto Coda Shin Midorigawa
09 Kaho Sakazaki Yoku Wakaru Gendai Mahō Hiroshi Sakurazaka Miki Miyashita Super Dash Bunko
10 Eguriko Gankyū Mushi to Medama series Akira Mitsuki Mouse MF Bunko J
2007
01 Holo Spice and Wolf Isuna Hasekura Jū Ayakura Dengeki Bunko
02 Yuki Nagato Haruhi Suzumiya series Nagaru Tanigawa Noizi Ito Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
03 Haruhi Suzumiya
04 Tohko Amano Book Girl series Mizuki Nomura Miho Takeoka Famitsu Bunko
05 Kino Kino no Tabi -the Beautiful World- Keiichi Sigsawa Kouhaku Kuroboshi Dengeki Bunko
06 Taiga Aisaka Toradora! Yuyuko Takemiya Yasu
07 Rika Akiba Hanbun no Tsuki ga Noboru Sora Tsumugu Hashimoto Keiji Yamamoto
08 Victorique de Blois Gosick Kazuki Sakuraba Hinata Takeda Kadokawa Beans Bunko
09 Shana Shakugan no Shana Yashichiro Takahashi Noizi Ito Dengeki Bunko
10 Louise Françoise Le Blanc de La Vallière Zero no Tsukaima Noboru Yamaguchi Eiji Usatsuka MF Bunko J
2008
01 Haruhi Suzumiya Haruhi Suzumiya series Nagaru Tanigawa Noizi Ito Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
02 Tohko Amano Book Girl series Mizuki Nomura Miho Takeoka Famitsu Bunko
03 Yuki Nagato Haruhi Suzumiya series Nagaru Tanigawa Noizi Ito Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
04 Holo Spice and Wolf Isuna Hasekura Jū Ayakura Dengeki Bunko
05 Kaname Chidori Full Metal Panic! Shoji Gatoh Shiki Douji Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
06 Kino Kino no Tabi -the Beautiful World- Keiichi Sigsawa Kouhaku Kuroboshi Dengeki Bunko
07 Hitagi Senjōgahara Monogatari series Nisio Isin Vofan Kodansha Box
08 Nanase Kotobuki Book Girl series Mizuki Nomura Miho Takeoka Famitsu Bunko
09 Teletha Testarossa Full Metal Panic! Shoji Gatoh Shiki Douji Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
10 Taiga Aisaka Toradora! Yuyuko Takemiya Yasu Dengeki Bunko
2009
01 Tohko Amano Book Girl series Mizuki Nomura Miho Takeoka Famitsu Bunko
02 Holo Spice and Wolf Isuna Hasekura Jū Ayakura Dengeki Bunko
03 Taiga Aisaka Toradora! Yuyuko Takemiya Yasu
04 Nanase Kotobuki Book Girl series Mizuki Nomura Miho Takeoka Famitsu Bunko
05 Mikoto Misaka Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura Dengeki Bunko
06 Kino Kino no Tabi -the Beautiful World- Keiichi Sigsawa Kouhaku Kuroboshi
07 Hitagi Senjōgahara Monogatari series Nisio Isin Vofan Kodansha Box
08 Kluele Sophi Net Tasogareiro no Uta Tsukai series Sazane Kei Miho Takeoka Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
09 Shana Shakugan no Shana Yashichiro Takahashi Noizi Ito Dengeki Bunko
10 Hideyoshi Kinoshita Baka to Test to Shōkanjū Kenji Inoue Yui Haga Famitsu Bunko

2010–2014[edit]

Rank Character Title Author Artist Imprint
2010
01 Mikoto Misaka Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura Dengeki Bunko
02 Tohko Amano Book Girl series Mizuki Nomura Miho Takeoka Famitsu Bunko
03 Nanase Kotobuki
04 Hitagi Senjōgahara Monogatari series Nisio Isin Vofan Kodansha Box
05 Taiga Aisaka Toradora! Yuyuko Takemiya Yasu Dengeki Bunko
06 Karuma Takasaki Sōkyū no Karuma Kōshi Tachibana Haruyuki Morisawa Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
07 Hideyoshi Kinoshita Baka to Test to Shōkanjū Kenji Inoue Yui Haga Famitsu Bunko
08 Kino Kino no Tabi -the Beautiful World- Keiichi Sigsawa Kouhaku Kuroboshi Dengeki Bunko
09 Kluele Sophi Net Tasogareiro no Uta Tsukai series Sazane Kei Miho Takeoka Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
10 Holo Spice and Wolf Isuna Hasekura Jū Ayakura Dengeki Bunko
2011
01 Mikoto Misaka Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura Dengeki Bunko
02 Yūko Shionji / Alice Kami-sama no Memo-chō Hikaru Sugii Mel Kishida
03 Index Librorum Prohibitorum Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura
04 Sena Kashiwazaki Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai Yomi Hirasaka Buriki MF Bunko J
05 Tohko Amano Book Girl series Mizuki Nomura Miho Takeoka Famitsu Bunko
06 Asuna Yūki / Asuna Sword Art Online Reki Kawahara Abec Dengeki Bunko
07 Itsuwa Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura
08 Hitagi Senjōgahara Monogatari series Nisio Isin Vofan Kodansha Box
09 Erio Tōwa Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko Hitoma Iruma Buriki Dengeki Bunko
10 Nanase Kotobuki Book Girl series Mizuki Nomura Miho Takeoka Famitsu Bunko
2012
01 Mikoto Misaka Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura Dengeki Bunko
02 Asuna Yūki / Asuna Sword Art Online Reki Kawahara Abec
03 Sena Kashiwazaki Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai Yomi Hirasaka Buriki MF Bunko J
04 Ruri Goko / Kuroneko Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai Tsukasa Fushimi Hiro Kanzaki Dengeki Bunko
05 Yūko Shionji / Alice Kami-sama no Memo-chō Hikaru Sugii Mel Kishida
06 Himeko Inaba Kokoro Connect Sadanatsu Anda Shiromizakana Famitsu Bunko
07 Hitagi Senjōgahara Monogatari series Nisio Isin Vofan Kodansha Box
Kirino Kousaka Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai Tsukasa Fushimi Hiro Kanzaki Dengeki Bunko
09 Haruhi Suzumiya Haruhi Suzumiya series Nagaru Tanigawa Noizi Ito Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
10 Yozora Mikazuki Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai Yomi Hirasaka Buriki MF Bunko J
2013
01 Mikoto Misaka Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura Dengeki Bunko
02 Asuna Yūki / Asuna Sword Art Online Reki Kawahara Abec
03 Himeko Inaba Kokoro Connect Sadanatsu Anda Shiromizakana Famitsu Bunko
04 Kuroyukihime Accel World Reki Kawahara HiMA Dengeki Bunko
05 Sena Kashiwazaki Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai Yomi Hirasaka Buriki MF Bunko J
06 Ruri Goko / Kuroneko Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai Tsukasa Fushimi Hiro Kanzaki Dengeki Bunko
07 Shino Asada / Sinon Sword Art Online Reki Kawahara Abec
08 Yukino Yukinoshita Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. Wataru Watari Ponkan8 Gagaga Bunko
09 Kirino Kousaka Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai Tsukasa Fushimi Hiro Kanzaki Dengeki Bunko
10 Yozora Mikazuki Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai Yomi Hirasaka Buriki MF Bunko J
2014
01 Mikoto Misaka Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura Dengeki Bunko
02 Yukino Yukinoshita Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. Wataru Watari Ponkan8 Gagaga Bunko
03 Asuna Yūki / Asuna Sword Art Online Reki Kawahara Abec Dengeki Bunko
04 Yui Yuigahama Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. Wataru Watari Ponkan8 Gagaga Bunko
05 Index Librorum Prohibitorum Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura Dengeki Bunko
06 Kirino Kousaka Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai Tsukasa Fushimi Hiro Kanzaki
07 Ayase Aragaki Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai Tsukasa Fushimi Hiro Kanzaki
08 Shino Asada / Sinon Sword Art Online Reki Kawahara Abec
09 Miyuki Shiba Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei Tsutomu Satō Kana Ishida
10 Yozora Mikazuki Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai Yomi Hirasaka Buriki MF Bunko J

Top 10 male characters rankings[edit]

Year Character Title Author Artist Imprint
2005 I Zaregoto series Nisio Isin Take Kodansha Novels
2006
2007 Mikoto Sayama Owari no Chronicle (Ahead series) Minoru Kawakami Satoyasu Dengeki Bunko
2008 Sousuke Sagara Full Metal Panic! Shoji Gatoh Shikidouji Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
2009 Hideyoshi Kinoshita Baka to Test to Shōkanjū Kenji Inoue Yui Haga Famitsu Bunko
2010
2011 Tōma Kamijō Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura Dengeki Bunko
2012 Kazuto Kirigaya / Kirito Sword Art Online Reki Kawahara Abec
2013
2014 Hachiman Hikigaya Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. Wataru Watari Ponkan8 Gagaga Bunko

2005–2009[edit]

Rank Character Title Author Artist Imprint
2005
01 I Zaregoto series Nisio Isin Take Kodansha Novels
02 Sousuke Sagara Full Metal Panic! Shoji Gatoh Shikidouji Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
03 Mikoto Sayama Owari no Chronicle (Ahead series) Minoru Kawakami Satoyasu Dengeki Bunko
04 Orphen Majutsushi Orphen Yoshinobu Akita Yuuya Kusaka Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
05 Maisaka Ryi Beat no Discipline Kouhei Kadono Kouji Ogata Dengeki Bunko
06 Kei Monobe D Crackers Kōhei Azano Hisato Murasaki Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
07 Elion Harmonizer-Elion Yoru Yoshimura Tsukasa Kotobuki
08 Maido B. Garnash Detamaka Kazuyuki Takami Chiyoko Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
09 Ferio Aruseifu Soranokane no Hibiku Wakusei de Soichiro Watase Minako Iwasaki Dengeki Bunko
10 Dr. Kishida Ariel Yūichi Sasamoto Masahisa Suzuki Sonorama Bunko
2006
01 I Zaregoto series Nisio Isin Take Kodansha Novels
02 Mikoto Sayama Owari no Chronicle (Ahead series) Minoru Kawakami Satoyasu Dengeki Bunko
03 Gaius Levina Sorel Saredo Tsumibito wa Ryū to Odoru Asai Labo Miyagi Gagaga Bunko
04 Sousuke Sagara Full Metal Panic! Shoji Gatoh Shikidouji Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
05 Shizuo Heiwajima Durarara!! Ryohgo Narita Suzuhito Yasuda Dengeki Bunko
06 Hitoshiki Zerozaki Zaregoto series Nisio Isin Take Kodansha Novels
07 Yuri Shibuya Kyo Kara Maoh! Tomo Takabayashi Temari Matsumoto Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
08 Abel Nightroad Trinity Blood Sunao Yoshida Thores Shibamoto
09 Conrad / Conrart Weller Kyo Kara Maoh! Tomo Takabayashi Temari Matsumoto
10 Daisuke Kusuriya Mushi-Uta Kyouhei Iwai Ruroo
2007
01 Mikoto Sayama Owari no Chronicle (Ahead series) Minoru Kawakami Satoyasu Dengeki Bunko
02 I Zaregoto series Nisio Isin Take Kodansha Novels
03 Hitoshiki Zerozaki
04 Shizuo Heiwajima Durarara!! Ryohgo Narita Suzuhito Yasuda Dengeki Bunko
05 Sousuke Sagara Full Metal Panic! Shoji Gatoh Shikidouji Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
06 Kyon Haruhi Suzumiya series Nagaru Tanigawa Noizi Ito Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
07 Gaius Levina Sorel Saredo Tsumibito wa Ryū to Odoru Asai Labo Miyagi Gagaga Bunko
08 Izaya Orihara Durarara!! Ryohgo Narita Suzuhito Yasuda Dengeki Bunko
09 Tōma Kamijō Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura
10 Daisuke Kusuriya Mushi-Uta Kyouhei Iwai Ruroo Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
2008
01 Sousuke Sagara Full Metal Panic! Shoji Gatoh Shikidouji Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
02 Kyon Haruhi Suzumiya series Nagaru Tanigawa Noizi Ito Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
03 Tōma Kamijō Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura Dengeki Bunko
04 Hideyoshi Kinoshita Baka to Test to Shōkanjū Kenji Inoue Yui Haga Famitsu Bunko
05 Ryūji Takasu Toradora! Yuyuko Takemiya Yasu Dengeki Bunko
06 Daisuke Kusuriya Mushi-Uta Kyouhei Iwai Ruroo Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
07 Konoha Inoue Book Girl series Mizuki Nomura Miho Takeoka Famitsu Bunko
08 Saito Hiraga Zero no Tsukaima Noboru Yamaguchi Eiji Usatsuka MF Bunko J
09 Kraft Lawrence Spice and Wolf Isuna Hasekura Jū Ayakura Dengeki Bunko
10 Kurz Weber Full Metal Panic! Shoji Gatoh Shikidouji Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
2009
01 Hideyoshi Kinoshita Baka to Test to Shōkanjū Kenji Inoue Yui Haga Famitsu Bunko
02 Ryūji Takasu Toradora! Yuyuko Takemiya Yasu Dengeki Bunko
03 Tōma Kamijō Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura
04 Sousuke Sagara Full Metal Panic! Shoji Gatoh Shikidouji Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
05 Konoha Inoue Book Girl series Mizuki Nomura Miho Takeoka Famitsu Bunko
06 Koyomi Araragi Monogatari series Nisio Isin Vofan Kodansha Box
07 Mii-kun Usotsuki Mii-kun to Kowareta Maa-chan Hitoma Iruma Hidari Dengeki Bunko
08 Akihisa Yoshii Baka to Test to Shōkanjū Kenji Inoue Yui Haga Famitsu Bunko
09 Kraft Lawrence Spice and Wolf Isuna Hasekura Jū Ayakura Dengeki Bunko
10 Ken Sugisaki Seitokai no Ichizon series Sekina Aoi Kira Inugami Fujimi Fantasia Bunko

2010–2014[edit]

Rank Character Title Author Artist Imprint
2010
01 Hideyoshi Kinoshita Baka to Test to Shōkanjū Kenji Inoue Yui Haga Famitsu Bunko
02 Koyomi Araragi Monogatari series Nisio Isin Vofan Kodansha Box
03 Tōma Kamijō Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura Dengeki Bunko
04 Mii-kun Usotsuki Mii-kun to Kowareta Maa-chan Hitoma Iruma Hidari
05 Ken Sugisaki Seitokai no Ichizon series Sekina Aoi Kira Inugami Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
06 Ryūji Takasu Toradora! Yuyuko Takemiya Yasu Dengeki Bunko
07 Konoha Inoue Book Girl series Mizuki Nomura Miho Takeoka Famitsu Bunko
08 Neight Yehlemihas Tasogareiro no Uta Tsukai series Kei Sazane Miho Takeoka Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
09 Hideo Kawamura Sentō Jōsai Masurawo Tomoaki Hayashi Yumehito Ueda Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
10 Akihisa Yoshii Baka to Test to Shōkanjū Kenji Inoue Yui Haga Famitsu Bunko
2011
01 Tōma Kamijō Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura Dengeki Bunko
02 Accelerator
03 Kazuto Kirigaya / Kirito Sword Art Online Reki Kawahara Abec
04 Hideyoshi Kinoshita Baka to Test to Shōkanjū Kenji Inoue Yui Haga Famitsu Bunko
05 You Satou Ben-To Asaura Kaito Shibano Super Dash Bunko
06 Sousuke Sagara Full Metal Panic! Shoji Gatoh Shikidouji Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
07 Koyomi Araragi Monogatari series Nisio Isin Vofan Kodansha Box
08 Ken Sugisaki Seitokai no Ichizon series Sekina Aoi Kira Inugami Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
09 Mii-kun Usotsuki Mii-kun to Kowareta Maa-chan Hitoma Iruma Hidari Dengeki Bunko
10 Shizuo Heiwajima Durarara!! Ryohgo Narita Suzuhito Yasuda
2012
01 Kazuto Kirigaya / Kirito Sword Art Online Reki Kawahara Abec Dengeki Bunko
02 Tōma Kamijō Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura
03 Koyomi Araragi Monogatari series Nisio Isin Vofan Kodansha Box
04 Accelerator Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura Dengeki Bunko
05 You Satou Ben-To Asaura Kaito Shibano Super Dash Bunko
06 Hideyoshi Kinoshita Baka to Test to Shōkanjū Kenji Inoue Yui Haga Famitsu Bunko
07 Kyousuke Kousaka Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai Tsukasa Fushimi Hiro Kanzaki Dengeki Bunko
08 Kyon Haruhi Suzumiya series Nagaru Tanigawa Noizi Ito Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
09 Akihisa Yoshii Baka to Test to Shōkanjū Kenji Inoue Yui Haga Famitsu Bunko
10 Ken Sugisaki Seitokai no Ichizon series Sekina Aoi Kira Inugami Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
2013
01 Kazuto Kirigaya / Kirito Sword Art Online Reki Kawahara Abec Dengeki Bunko
02 Tōma Kamijō Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura
03 Accelerator
04 Hachiman Hikigaya Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. Wataru Watari Ponkan8 Gagaga Bunko
05 Kyousuke Kousaka Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai Tsukasa Fushimi Hiro Kanzaki Dengeki Bunko
06 Koyomi Araragi Monogatari series Nisio Isin Vofan Kodansha Box
07 Tatsuya Shiba Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei Tsutomu Satou Kana Ishida Dengeki Bunko
08 You Satou Ben-To Asaura Kaito Shibano Super Dash Bunko
09 Ken Sugisaki Seitokai no Ichizon series Sekina Aoi Kira Inugami Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
10 Toori Aoi Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere Minoru Kawakami Satoyasu Dengeki Bunko
2014
01 Hachiman Hikigaya Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. Wataru Watari Ponkan8 Gagaga Bunko
02 Tōma Kamijō Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura Dengeki Bunko
03 Kazuto Kirigaya / Kirito Sword Art Online Reki Kawahara Abec
04 Accelerator Toaru Majutsu no Index Kazuma Kamachi Kiyotaka Haimura
05 Sadao Maō Hataraku Maō-sama! Satoshi Wagahara Oniku
06 Kyousuke Kousaka Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai Tsukasa Fushimi Hiro Kanzaki
07 Izayoi Sakamaki Mondaiji-tachi ga Isekai Kara Kuru Sō Desu yo? Tarō Tatsunoko Yū Amano Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
08 Tatsuya Shiba Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei Tsutomu Satou Kana Ishida Dengeki Bunko
09 Ken Sugisaki Seitokai no Ichizon series Sekina Aoi Kira Inugami Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
10 Koremitsu Akagi Hikaru ga Chikyū ni Itakoro Mizuki Nomura Miho Takeoka Famitsu Bunko

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2010–2014[edit]

Rank Artist Notable works
2010
01 Miho Takeoka Book Girl, Tasogareiro no Utatsukai
02 Noizi Ito Shakugan no Shana, Haruhi Suzumiya series
03 Hidari Usotsuki Mii-kun to Kowareta Maa-chan
04 Yui Haga Baka to Test to Shōkanjū
05 Meru Kishida Kami-sama no Memo-chō
06 Buriki Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai, Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko
07 Kouhaku Kuroboshi Kino's Journey, Lillia and Treize, Meg and Seron
08 Kira Inugami Seitokai no Ichizon series
09 Ryō Ueda Sayonara Piano Sonata
10 Yasu Toradora!
2011
01 Kiyotaka Haimura Toaru Majutsu no Index
02 Buriki Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai, Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko
03 Miho Takeoka Book Girl, Tasogareiro no Utatsukai
04 Meru Kishida Kami-sama no Memo-chō
05 Hidari Usotsuki Mii-kun to Kowareta Maa-chan
06 Abec Sword Art Online
07 Noizi Ito Shakugan no Shana, Haruhi Suzumiya series
08 Yui Haga Baka to Test to Shōkanjū
09 Kira Inugami Seitokai no Ichizon series
10 Suzuhito Yasuda Durarara!!
2012
01 Buriki Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai, Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko
02 Kiyotaka Haimura Toaru Majutsu no Index
03 Abec Sword Art Online
04 Meru Kishida Kami-sama no Memo-chō
05 Kantoku Hentai Ōji to Warawanai Neko.
06 Miho Takeoka Book Girl, Tasogareiro no Utatsukai
07 Noizi Ito Shakugan no Shana, Haruhi Suzumiya series
08 Shiromizakana Kokoro Connect, Tobira no Soto
09 Hiro Kanzaki Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai
10 Hidari Usotsuki Mii-kun to Kowareta Maa-chan
2013
01 Abec Sword Art Online
02 Buriki Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai, Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko
03 Kiyotaka Haimura Toaru Majutsu no Index
04 Shiromizakana Kokoro Connect, Tobira no Soto
05 Kantoku Hentai Ōji to Warawanai Neko.
06 Ponkan8 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru.
07 Miho Takeoka Book Girl, Tasogareiro no Utatsukai
08 Meru Kishida Kami-sama no Memo-chō
09 Hiro Kanzaki Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai
09 Kobuichi Aria the Scarlet Ammo
2014
01 Kiyotaka Haimura Toaru Majutsu no Index
02 Ponkan8 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru.
03 Abec Sword Art Online
04 Buriki Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai, Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko
05 Kantoku Hentai Ōji to Warawanai Neko.
06 Tsunako Date A Live
07 Miho Takeoka Book Girl, Tasogareiro no Utatsukai
08 Hiro Kanzaki Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai
09 Saki Ukai Black Bullet
10 Suzuhito Yasuda Durarara!!

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  • Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! 2006 (in Japanese). Takarajimasha. November 26, 2005. ISBN 978-4-7966-5012-0. 
  • Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! 2007 (in Japanese). Takarajimasha. November 21, 2006. ISBN 978-4-7966-5559-0. 
  • Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! 2008 (in Japanese). Takarajimasha. November 21, 2007. ISBN 978-4-7966-6140-9. 
  • Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! 2009 (in Japanese). Takarajimasha. November 22, 2008. ISBN 978-4-7966-6695-4. 
  • Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! 2010 (in Japanese). Takarajimasha. November 21, 2009. ISBN 978-4-7966-7490-4. 
  • Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! 2011 (in Japanese). Takarajimasha. November 19, 2010. ISBN 978-4-7966-7963-3. 
  • Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! 2012 (in Japanese). Takarajimasha. November 19, 2011. ISBN 978-4-7966-8716-4. 
  • Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! 2013 (in Japanese). Takarajimasha. November 19, 2012. ISBN 978-4-8002-0357-1.