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J-Novel Club Announces the Licensing of Light Novel Series ‘Clockwork Planet’

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The Clockwork Planet VisualCo-created by the author of No Game No Life, and now a hit anime!

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – June 1st, 2017 – J-Novel Club LLC is proud to announce the acquisition of a hit light novel series from Kodansha Ltd., “Clockwork Planet”. The first third of volume 1 is available now at for Members, as well as a free ~40 page preview of the series. The E-Book for volume 1 will go on sale in August of this year. This is J-Novel Club’s first series licensed from venerable Japanese publisher Kodansha Ltd., and we hope to be one of many more to follow!

Clockwork Planet is co-authored by Yuu Kamiya, who has gained immense popularity around the world for the No Game No Life series of novels, manga, and anime, and newcomer author Tsubaki Himana, and tells the tale of a post-apocalyptic world where everything runs on clockwork, even the girls! A manga adaptation started in 2014 and is now up to its 7th volume, with 3 volumes already released in English by Kodansha USA Publishing (, and an anime adaptation is currently airing in Japan and streaming worldwide this summer.

J-Novel Club Membership is only $4.50 a month for an annual membership, and gives you a new chapter a week from all 14 of our 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”, “Bluesteel Blasphemer”, “Mixed Bathing in Another Dimension”, “How a Realistic Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom”, “Paying to Win in a VRMMO”, “I Saved Too Many Girls and Caused the Apocalypse”, “My Little Sister Can Read Kanji”, and “My Big Sister Lives in a Fantasy World”.

Announced Title List:

Clockwork Planet by Yuu Kamiya and Tsubaki Himana, Illustrations by Sino
クロックワーク・プラネット  Worldwide English Digital Rights

–I know this is sudden, but the world had already collapsed long ago. Earth had died, but the entire planet was reconstructed and reproduced using clockwork – “The Clockwork Planet.”
One day, a black box suddenly crashed into the house of Naoto Miura, a high school failure, from above. Inside was– an automata girl.
“For me to be forced to sleep for as long as two hundred years from just one little fault, has the intelligence of humanity still yet to exceed even that of a flea?”

A gearhead fantasy meshed together by Yuu Kamiya and Tsubaki Himana!

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