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Forum: Light Novels 2017-10-16, 08:10
Replies: 91
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Posted By Quarkboy
It is pretty glorious... It's got everything that...

It is pretty glorious... It's got everything that The Hobbit had _plus_ it's got crazy strong ass-kicking main character instead of Bilbo.
Not that there was anything wrong with Bilbo but, well,...
Forum: Web Novels 2017-05-08, 04:16
Replies: 21,203
Views: 6,206,967
Posted By Quarkboy
They usually are! The authors usually do all...

They usually are! The authors usually do all kinds of crazy shit they wouldn't normally be able to get away with.

The ones for arifureta run the gamut from just stupid silly stuff to one that's...
Forum: Web Novels 2017-05-07, 10:02
Replies: 21,203
Views: 6,206,967
Posted By Quarkboy
If you have normal membership you can still...

If you have normal membership you can still purchase a credit for $7 and buy our premium ebook from us. It's the same price as amazon and you get a DRM free epub with bonus content.
Forum: Light Novels 2017-05-07, 06:55
Replies: 4,313
Views: 899,192
Posted By Quarkboy
I mean, I thought about putting it out I guess. ...

I mean, I thought about putting it out I guess. But for one thing that would confuse the crap out of amazon. Their system would be like "volume 25 for the series? what about the other 24?!" and...
Forum: Light Novels 2017-05-05, 01:33
Replies: 4,313
Views: 899,192
Posted By Quarkboy
I'm sorry it's hard for people from south Asian...

I'm sorry it's hard for people from south Asian countries to sign up because of lack of credit cards.

The tech required to build up multiple payment options is hard. If I allowed subscription...
Forum: Light Novels 2017-05-04, 22:33
Replies: 4,313
Views: 899,192
Posted By Quarkboy
Yup! Vol. 23 is 4 different side stories. ...

Yup! Vol. 23 is 4 different side stories.

Kind of a weird place to "start" but hey that's life.
Forum: Light Novels 2017-05-03, 21:24
Replies: 4,313
Views: 899,192
Posted By Quarkboy
Try getting a rechargeable debit card. Those...

Try getting a rechargeable debit card. Those work as long as they're visa or mastercard...
Forum: Light Novels 2017-05-03, 20:29
Replies: 4,313
Views: 899,192
Posted By Quarkboy
We're going with "Invaders of the Rokujouma!?" ...

We're going with "Invaders of the Rokujouma!?" which is a compromise between translating and keeping the google SEO for the title.

What a "rokujouma" is, is explained in the first 20 pages after...
Forum: Upcoming Archive 2017-03-21, 01:09
Replies: 138
Views: 13,017
Posted By Quarkboy
Shilling warning! You can read the first ~40...

Shilling warning!

You can read the first ~40 pages of the LN at J-Novel Club for free (and volume 1 ebook comes out in 2 days).

This might be one of the first anime based off a light novel...
Forum: Web Novels 2017-02-18, 16:35
Replies: 21,203
Views: 6,206,967
Posted By Quarkboy
All we have rights to are illustrations and...

All we have rights to are illustrations and texts... We probably have the rights to the illustrations that were on all those various items (not sure though), but not the items themselves, as we don't...
Forum: Web Novels 2017-02-18, 15:02
Replies: 21,203
Views: 6,206,967
Posted By Quarkboy
That's a good question, and maybe up to Seven...

That's a good question, and maybe up to Seven Seas (if they're the ones who decide to do the print edition. Maybe they could even do a "special edition" with the alternate cover... (we have that,...
Forum: Web Novels 2017-02-18, 14:44
Replies: 21,203
Views: 6,206,967
Posted By Quarkboy
Yes, but those will be the bonus content for our...

Yes, but those will be the bonus content for our Premium Ebooks ;).
A lot easier to obtain than the original exclusives now at least.
Forum: Web Novels 2017-02-18, 13:32
Replies: 21,203
Views: 6,206,967
Posted By Quarkboy
Oh yeah, a literal translation would be "The...

Oh yeah, a literal translation would be "The World's Strongest By Way of A Commonplace Job Class".

But anyway, it's not like every synergist ends up as strong as he is, right? So it makes sense to...
Forum: Web Novels 2017-02-18, 03:09
Replies: 21,203
Views: 6,206,967
Posted By Quarkboy
The title translation isn't precisely literal but...

The title translation isn't precisely literal but we wanted something that flowed at least a little bit better so that's why we omitted "class". Keeping arifureta in the title is copying the strategy...
Forum: Web Novels 2017-02-17, 00:41
Replies: 742
Views: 197,758
Posted By Quarkboy
Just as a general point: If there's no digital...

Just as a general point: If there's no digital version of a book in Japan, chances are not good for that publisher to license us "digital only" rights.
Forum: Web Novels 2017-02-16, 07:03
Replies: 742
Views: 197,758
Posted By Quarkboy
We licensed this one because Hobby Japan asked us...

We licensed this one because Hobby Japan asked us to look at it and I thought it was really good!
Maybe I just needed a really happy series to read lately...
Forum: Web Novels 2017-02-03, 08:03
Replies: 224
Views: 111,229
Posted By Quarkboy
Thankfully we were not forced to use that title...

Thankfully we were not forced to use that title for our official English releases at J-Novel...

Here's a cool fact: We have the license for volume 3 already, even before it came out in Japan. ...
Forum: General Anime 2016-10-26, 23:37
Replies: 18
Views: 3,641
Posted By Quarkboy
Ginban... I fansubbed the anime more than a...

Ginban... I fansubbed the anime more than a decade ago. No one remembers the anime, would it be popular enough I wonder?
Forum: General Anime 2016-10-23, 08:19
Replies: 18
Views: 3,641
Posted By Quarkboy
All of the "Lost Generation of 2009" as I like to...

All of the "Lost Generation of 2009" as I like to call them are on my radar. But I hesitate for 3 reasons, mainly:
1. We would only be licensing digital rights, and I worry that most people would...
Forum: General Anime 2016-10-20, 01:21
Replies: 18
Views: 3,641
Posted By Quarkboy
We launched with titles from 2 publishers: ...

We launched with titles from 2 publishers:
Hobby Japan and Overlap.

What kind of light novels would you like to read?
Forum: General Anime 2016-10-15, 16:23
Replies: 18
Views: 3,641
Posted By Quarkboy
I suggested reading the FAQ...

I suggested reading the FAQ (https://j-novel.club/faq), and if that fails you can post on our forums (if you sign up) or here.
Forum: General Anime 2016-10-15, 16:08
Replies: 18
Views: 3,641
Posted By Quarkboy
We have free previews of all our novels which you...

We have free previews of all our novels which you can read for free, but to read the rest of the parts (and the weekly releases) you need to become a member. It's $4.50 a month for an annual...
Forum: General Anime 2016-10-15, 12:27
Replies: 18
Views: 3,641
Posted By Quarkboy
This wouldn't have been possible without...

This wouldn't have been possible without animesuki helping me become a translator many many years ago!

I'm happy to answer questions here our on our own forums.
Forum: Light Novels 2016-10-15, 11:57
Replies: 4,313
Views: 899,192
Posted By Quarkboy
The way I look at it is that there are 100s of...

The way I look at it is that there are 100s of great light novels that haven't been translated (legally or illegally) at all, so why focus first on one that has?

That being said a lot of the...
Forum: Light Novels 2016-10-15, 11:27
Replies: 4,313
Views: 899,192
Posted By Quarkboy
I don't want to get too technical, but the only...

I don't want to get too technical, but the only way to legitimize a fan translation is for them to sign over all rights to it (and us to pay them for it), which is something most fan translators are...
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