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Shōsetsuka ni Narō

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Created by  Yusuke Umezaki
Alexa rank  807 (March 2016)
Launched  April 2, 2004
Website  syosetu.com
Commercial  Yes
Current status  Online


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Shōsetsuka ni Narō (小説家になろう, lit. "Let's Become a Novelist") is a Japanese user-generated novel publishing website created by Yusuke Umezaki. It was launched on April 2, 2004. Users can upload their novels free of charge and the novels are also free to read. The site hosts over 400,000 novels, has near 800,000 registered users and it receives over 1 billion page views per month.

Contents

Over one hundred novel series uploaded to the site have been acquired by various publishers. The most successful of these are Log Horizon, serialized from 2010 before being acquired by Enterbrain in 2011, and The Irregular at Magic High School, which was serialized between 2008 and 2011 before being acquired by Dengeki Bunko.

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Futabasha's light novel label Monster Bunko was established on July 30, 2014, which exclusively publishes series that originated on Shōsetsuka ni Narō.

Selected works

  • Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody (2013–ongoing) by Hiro Ainana - acquired by Fujimi Shobo, received a manga adaptation and an anime adaptation
  • In Another World With My Smartphone (2013–ongoing) by Patora Fuyuhara - acquired by Hobby Japan, received an anime television series adaptation
  • Isekai Izakaya "Nobu" (2012–?) by Natsuya Semikawa - acquired by Takarajimasha, received a manga adaptation and an anime adaptation
  • Isekai Shokudō (2013–ongoing) by Junpei Inuzuka - acquired by Shufunotomo, received a manga adaptation and an anime television series adaptation
  • Knight's & Magic (2010-ongoing) by Hisago Amazake-no - acquired by Shufunotomo, received a manga adaptation and an anime television series adaptation
  • KonoSuba (2012–2013) by Natsume Akatsuki - acquired by Kadokawa Shoten, received a spin-off light novel series, a manga adaptation and an anime television series adaptation
  • Log Horizon (2011–ongoing) by Mamare Touno - acquired by Enterbrain, received several manga adaptations and an anime television series adaptation
  • Re:Zero (2012–ongoing) by Tappei Nagatsuki - acquired by Media Factory, received several manga adaptations and an anime television series adaptation
  • The Irregular at Magic High School (2008–2011) by Tsutomu Satō - acquired by Dengeki Bunko, received several manga adaptations and an anime television series adaptation
  • References

    Shōsetsuka ni Narō Wikipedia


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