Digital novel service J-Novel Club have announced they will be adding a new isekai light novel to their growing catalogue with [New Life+] Young Again in Another World (Nidome no Jinsei wo Isekai de).
The 2014 novel series is written by Main (Kuitsume Youhei no Gensou Kitan) with illustrations handled by Kabocha (Isekai Monster Breeder: Cheat wa Aru kedo, Nonbiri Ikusei Shiteimasu) and so far they have released around 17 volumes! Members of J-Novel Club handling the translation are David Teng and editor Aimee Zink.
All of a sudden, out of nowhere. “Renya Kunugi, you have passed away!” So said the young girl who styled herself God. Apparently, Renya Kunugi the Protagonist had lived long and prospered. His life already came to a peaceful and fulfilling end, but at the request of Her Holiness, he was transported to an alternate world to start a new life as a young man. Thus did Renya, who was definitely your average everyday guy, end up fighting off bandits and vanquishing monsters. Eventually, after his successively blossoming talents coalesce into a force of sheer awesomeness, he will go on to leave his mark upon this alternate world.
Also recently released for the novel service is a prequel novel for Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest called Arifureta Zero (Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou Zero).
The novel series set before the events of the main series was only just released on 28th December 2017 and now you can read it as soon as possible thanks to J-Novel Club’s service. Ryou Shirakome and TakayaKi both return to work on the story and illustrations for the novel. Members of J-Novel Club handling the translation are Ningen and editor DxS, both of whom also worked on the main Arifureta English release.
This is the story of what happened long before Hajime was summoned to Tortus. Oscar Orcus is considered a third-rate Synergist by most people. He spends his days peacefully, working so he can send money back to an orphanage. All that changes when the whirlwind that is Miledi Reisen storms into his life. Miledi sees the hidden potential in Oscar, and invites him on her journey to defeat the gods. Oscar wants no part of any journey, and he refuses. But Miledi is persistent, and the situation changes drastically when the orphanage he wants to protect is attacked. In the end, what will our unlikely hero decide?
J-Novel Club have a fair amount of novels available on the service including Clockwork Planet, Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash, In Another World With My Smartphone, Infinite Dendrogram, Outbreak Company and more. AUKN’s Demelza also has a feature piece on J-Novel Club’s first year of service for those interested!