On Friday, One of the most popular publishers – Square Enix stated that it will be launching a brand new Light Novel Label under the name of SQEX. The launch is set to release on January 7th, 2023. The announcement also included the entire list of authors and the titles of the Light Novels. In this blog, we will discuss everything there is to know about the 9 new titles from Square Enix.
New Launch From Square Enix
Among the Nine Titles that are going to be published on January 7th, three of those were under the publishing company – Earth Star Entertainment. The 3 night novel titles are mentioned below as follows:
- Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?!(volume 14) which goes by the Japanese name of Watashi, Nōryoku wa Heikinchi de tte Itta yo ne!. FUNA is the author of the light novel and the illustrations are done by Itsuki Akata.
- Reincarnated as a Dragon’s Egg: Let’s Aim to be the Strongest(Volume 13) which goes by the Japanese name of Tensei Shitara Dragon no Tamago Datta: Saikyo Igai Mezashi sanee is written by Nekoko and the illustrations are created by Naji Yanagida.
- Der Werwolf – The Annals of Veight also know as Jinrō e no Tensei, Maō no Fukukan in Japanese is written by Hyougetsu and illustrated by Teshima Nari.
What’s More? English publishing company J-Novel Club is releasing a translated English version of Der Werwolf – The Annals of Veight. Also, Seven Seas Entertainment has decided to release translated English versions of Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?!.
The Remaining Six titles that are a part of SQEX are mentioned below as follows:
- Yūsha Party wo Tsuihōsareta Ore daga, Ore kara Sudattekureta yō de Ureshii. …nanode Taisei Onna, Omae ni Ottekorarete wa Komaru no data?. The translated English version of the title is – I Was Banished From My Adventurer Party, But I’m Happy They Left Without Me. … So, O Great Holy Woman, Would it be So Bad to be Pursued by You?. Renge Hatsue is the author of this series and has teamed up with Kaito Shibano who is the illustrator for the series.
- Akuyaku Reijō wa Dekiai Route ni Hairimashita!?. The translated English version of the title is – Have I Entered the Route of Being Doted On by the Villainess!?. The writer of this series is Jūya accompanied by illustrator Machi Yoi.
- Bannō “Murazukuri” Cheat de Otegaru Slow Life: Mura desu ga Nani ka?. The translated English version of the title is – With the All-Powerful “Rural Development” Cheat I Live an Easy Slow Life: Yes it’s a Village, So What?. The writer of this series is Shichio Kuzu and the illustrator is Yasutaka Iseyama.
- Taikutsu Kirai no Fūinjutsuji: Kangoku de Tamatama Aibeya ni Natta Jii-san ga Sekai de Yuitsu no Fūinjutsushi datta no de, Himatsubushi ni Deshi ni Nattemita.(These Light Novel Names are incredibly long). The English version of the title is – Boredom-hating Sealing User: In Prison My Occasional Roommate is an Old Man Who is the Only Sealing User in the World, So to Kill Time I Became His Apprentice. The series is written by author Renji Soramatsu who is accompanied by illustrator Sōichi Itō.
- Zatsuyō-gakariken Shien Jutsushi wa Party Tsuihō ni Akogareru: Seken wa Tsuihō Boom nanoni, Ore wo Kadaihyōka Suru Party Member-tachi ga Keshite Tebanasou Toshite Kurenai. The translated English version is – The Party’s Gofer/Support Member Longs to be Banished: Banishment is Now the Current Fad, But my Party Members Overestimate my Value and Won’t Let Me Go. Written and Illustrated by Toshizō and Kuroganeya respectively.
- Minus Skill Mochi Yonin Atsumattara, Nanka Synergy Hakkishite Saikyō Party ga Dekita Ken. It goes by the English name of ‘When Four People Who Have Negative Skills Gather and Their Synergy Creates the Strongest Party’ which is written by Kiichi Kosuzu and illustrated by Shirabi.
Where To Read all the 6 Night Lovel Series?
You can read all the above mentioned Light Novel series on the Shōsetsu ni Narō website.