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J-Novel Club Offers First 3 “Invaders of the Rokujouma?!” Novels For Free

You read that right. Invaders of the Rokujouma?!. Totes free.

Earlier today, J-Novel Club announced that they licensed the global English rights to the Invaders of the Rokujouma!? light novels. The first three volumes are available for free for all readers. New volumes will be released as free offerings on a monthly basis.

J-Novel club subscribers are also able to access the first part of Volume 23. New chapters starting with Volume 23 will be released for J-Novel Club members on a weekly basis. Compiled eBooks will hit retailers one month after they début on the J-Novel Club platform.

J-Novel Club’s release is a “remastered” translation by Warnis, who previously translated the title in the fan community. Warnis returned to to the project, along with editor Megan Denton to produce the translation for J-Novel Club’s release. Warnis commented on the news, stating:

I’ve been translating the series for a good while now, and as a big fan of the series I’m happy to see that it’s finally gotten licensed. I hope you join me on the journey that is Invaders of the Rokujouma!

Invaders of the Rokujouma?! is an original title from Takehaya and Poco. The title made its debut under Hobby Japan’s label in March 2009. To date, 25 volumes have been produced, with the most recent shipping to Japanese retailers on February 28.

J-Novel Club describes the series as:

Just starting high school, Koutarou is moving out on his own to take some of the burden off of his widower father. Lucky for him, he’s found a room at Corona House. It has a great landlord, it’s not too far from school, and best of all, it’s dirt cheap. It really is perfect… except for the strange girls that keep appearing to try and take it over! But even as room 106 turns into a battlefield, Koutarou isn’t willing to give up his apartment without a good fight. The invasion begins!

Invaders of the Rokujouma?! received a 12-episode anime series, which aired during the Summer 2014 broadcast season. Shin Oonuma (Baka and Test – Summon the Beasts, Watamote) directed the show at Silver Link, with Hideki Furukawa (Watamote, Magic of Stella) providing character designs. Shogo Yasukawa (Terraformars, Chivalry of a Failed Knight) was in charge of series composition.

Sentai Filmworks currently holds the license for the Invaders of the Rokujouma?! anime series.

Source: J-Novel Club (Press Release)

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