J-Novel and BookWalker Launch Stay In & Read Light Novels Campaign!

Read Up on Light Novels with J-Novel Club's “I Couldn't Go Outside, So I Just Stayed In and Read Light Novels All Day” Campaign!

Read popular light novel titles for free for a limited time on BOOK☆WALKER and J-Novel Club!

(PORTLAND, OREGON– April 3, 2020) – J-Novel Club LLC is happy to announce the launch of their “I Couldn't Go Outside, So I Just Stayed In and Read Light Novels All Day!” campaign in partnership with eBookstore BOOK☆WALKER and publishers Earthstar Entertainment, Frontier Works, Futabasha, Hayakawa, Hobby Japan, and TO Books!

Over 24 series and 55 volumes will be available to read for free for a limited time on BOOK☆WALKER as a special promotion from April 3, 2020 to April 30, 2020. Please note that eBooks downloaded from this promotion will only be readable until April 30th, 2020 PT. More details about this special event can be found on BOOK☆WALKER's promotional landing page.

In addition, these titles will also be available to read for free on J-Novel Club for everyone (both member and non-members) during this promotional period. You can find out more about the titles featured in this campaign on J-Novel Club's special campaign webpage at http://j-novel.club/special. J-Novel Club is also offering a free trial membership for 30 days via the coupon code “readinside” until April 30. Cozy up in your favorite chair and get ready to read to your heart's content!

The following titles will be made available from April 3, 2020 to April 30, 2020 to read for free:

Earthstar Entertainment

  • Der Werewolf: The Annals of Veight (Volumes 1-3) by Hyougetsu with illustrations by Nishi(E)da
  • Walking My Second Path in Life (Volume 1) by Otaku de Neet with illustrations by Kurodeko

Frontier Works

  • Can Someone Please Explain What's Going On?! (Volume 1) by Tsuredurebana with illustrations by Rin Hagiwara


  • Demon Lord, Retry! (Volume 1) by Kurone Kanzaki with illustrations by Makoto Iino


  • Otherside Picnic (Volume 1) by Iori Miyazawa with illustrations by shirakaba

Hobby Japan

  • An Archdemon's Dilemma: How to Love Your Elf Bride (Volumes 1-3) by Fuminori Teshima with illustrations by COMTA
  • Bluesteel Blasphemer (Volume 1) by Ichirou Sakaki with illustrations by Tera Akai
  • Cooking with Wild Game (Volumes 1-3) by EDA with illustrations by Kochimo
  • Demon King Daimaou (Volumes 1-3) by Shoutarou Mizuki with illustrations by Souichi Itou
  • I Saved Too Many Girls and Caused the Apocalypse (Volumes 1-3) by Namekojirushi with illustrations by Nao Watanuki
  • If It's for My Daughter, I'd Even Defeat a Demon Lord (Volumes 1-3) by CHIROLU with illustrations by Truffle, Kei
  • In Another World With My Smartphone (Volumes 1 and 2) by Patora Fuyuhara with illustrations by Eiji Usatsuka
  • Infinite Dendrogram (Volumes 1-3) by Sakon Kaidou with illustrations by Taiki
  • Invaders of the Rokujouma!? (Volumes 1-6) by Takehaya with illustrations by Poco
  • My Big Sister Lives in a Fantasy World (Volumes 1-3) by Tsuyoshi Fujitaka with illustrations by An2A
  • My Little Sister Can Read Kanji (Volumes 1-3) by Takashi Kajii with illustrations by Halki Minamura
  • Paying to Win in a VRMMO (Volumes 1-3) by Blitz Kiva with illustrations by Kuwashima Rein
  • Record of Wortenia War (Volume 1) by Ryota Hori with illustrations by bob
  • Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles (Volumes 1-3) by Yuri Kitayama with illustrations by Riv
  • The Combat Baker and Automaton Waitress (Volume 1) by SOW with illustrations by Zaza
  • The Greatest Magicmaster’s Retirement Plan (Volume 1) by Izushiro with Ruria Miyuki
  • The Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar (Volumes 1-3) by Seiichi Takayama with illustrations by Yukisan

TO Books

  • Ascendance of a Bookworm (Part 1 Volume 1) by Miya Kazuki with illustrations by You Shiina
  • Ascendance of a Bookworm (Manga) (Volume 1) by Miya Kazuki with Art by Suzuka
  • Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: The Wayward Journey (Volume 1) by Yoshinobu Akita with illustrations by Yoshinobu Akita

J-Novel Club is a digital publishing company started by translators and fans like you! By focusing on digital releases and providing a membership service to let people read our books as soon as they are translated, our goal is to build a community of light novel readers and grow the market, so that more and more releases can be officially licensed and translated. J-Novel Club has published over 450 volumes of light novels and manga in 3 years.
Membership on J-Novel Club starts at $4.50 a month for an annual membership and delivers new chapters of your favorite series each week. There are more than 20 ongoing light novel and manga series to read each week!

BOOK☆WALKER is one of Japan’s most popular reading platforms for digital manga & light novels. There are over 14,000 English light novels and manga being offered from publishers like Kodansha Comics, Yen Press, Seven Seas Entertainment, J-Novel Club, and more.
Come experience a new way to enjoy and collect the latest manga and light novels digitally on your PC, iOS, or Android devices.
BOOK WALKER Co. Ltd. is a member of KADOKAWA CORPORATION and was founded in 2010. Visit the Japanese site at: http://bookwalker.jp/ or English site: http://global.bookwalker.jp/.


Justus R. Stone has been running a light novel dedicated YouTube channel since 2014. He’s also the founder of the Light Novel Podcast, one of the first English language podcasts dedicated to Light Novels. In addition to his love of Japanese light novels, he is also the author of his own light novel-inspired series, The Bleeding Worlds.

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