Source: J-Novel Club

J-Novel Club announced that they will start producing and selling their own physical books. The Publisher will partner with Ingram Publisher Services, LLC who will handles sales and distribution of their physical titles across the United States and Canada. Their first release will be Patora Furuhara’s In Another World With My Smartphone.

J-Novel Club Announces Print Edition of “In Another World With My Smartphone”

The #1 publisher of digital light novels, J-Novel Club, ventures into the world of physical book publishing

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – July 5th, 2018 – J-Novel Club LLC is proud to announce the start of producing and selling its own line of physical books, starting with “In Another World With My Smartphone” from Hobby Japan, Tokyo.

In Another World With My Smartphone was turned into an anime in 2017, and has 13 volumes released in Japan and 9 volumes released in English as ebooks, with volume 10 coming out in Fall 2018. One of J-Novel Club’s top titles, it has already sold more than 50,000 digital copies in less than 1 year!  As one of J-Novel Club’s launch titles for our print books, we will be printing and selling volume 1 as paperbacks to be distributed everywhere books are sold.

J-Novel Club has teamed with Ingram Publisher Services LLC, an Ingram company, for sales and distribution in the US and Canada. More details about format, pricing, distribution, and release date will be announced in the coming months, as well as information on additional titles that will be getting the print treatment.

J-Novel Club Membership is only $4.50 a month for an annual membership, and gives you a new chapter a week from more than 20 ongoing series, including “Invaders of the Rokujouma!?”, “If It’s for My Daughter, I’d Even Defeat a Demon Lord”, “Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest”, “Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash”, “The Faraway Paladin”, “In Another World With My Smartphone”, “How a Realistic Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom”, and many more!

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Announced Title List:

In Another World With My Smartphone by Patora Furuhara, Illustrations by Eiji Usatsuka

異世界はスマートフォンとともに。  Worldwide English Print Rights

After a freak accident involving some lightning winds up zapping him dead, 15-year-old Mochizuki Touya wakes up to find himself face-to-face with God. “I am afraid to say that I have made a bit of a blunder…” laments the old coot. But all is not lost! God says that he can reincarnate Touya into a world of fantasy, and as a bonus, he gets to bring his smartphone along with! So begins Touya’s adventure in a new, anachronistic pseudo-medieval world. Friends! Laughs! Tears! Inexplicable Deus ex Machina! He sets off on a journey full of wonder as he absentmindedly travels from place to place, following whatever goal catches his fancy. The curtains lift on an epic tale of swords, sorcery, and smartphone apps!


In Another World With My Smartphone Print Volume 1 Cover