Source: J-Novel Club

J-Novel Club announced that they acquired the global English digital rights to Yuri Kitayama and illustrator Riv’s Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles light novels. The first half of the first volume is available to J-Novel Club members as of press time. A free preview is also available for all readers.

J-Novel Club Announces the Licensing of “Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles”

The bestselling story of revenge and redemption gets an English release!

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – July 5th, 2018 – J-Novel Club LLC is proud to announce the acquisition of “Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles” from Hobby Japan, Tokyo. The first half of volume 1 is available for members on to read today, plus a free preview for everyone else! The E-Book for volume 1 will go on sale in late August of 2018.

Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles was originally a web novel and has been published as a light novel with 10 volumes and counting by Hobby Japan. It tells the story of a poor orphan boy who comes to the realization that he was actually reincarnated, and his tale of revenge and rags to riches, as he ends up in a prestigious academy for rich kids and nobles!

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Announced Title List:

Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles by Yuri Kitayama, Illustrations by Riv

精霊幻想記  Worldwide English Digital Rights

Meet Rio: a callous orphaned boy living in the slums. At only 7-years-old, he realizes he’s actually the reincarnation of Haruto Amakawa, a Japanese university student with a tragic past. While still reeling from this shocking epiphany, Rio also comes to learn that he possesses extremely potent magical abilities and uses his new powers to solve the kidnapping case of a little girl. His good deed is acknowledged, and he’s rewarded by being enrolled into… a prestigious academy for noble children…?


Seirei Gensouki Spirit Chronicles Light Novel Volume 1 Cover