Top 50 Best Light Novels, Ranked by Novel Updates!

Best Light Novels by Novel Updates
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“If you’re wondering what are the best light novels according to Novel Updates, here’s a full list to help you with that.”

Light Novels are an exceptional source of entertainment, given the amazing stories that we often come across that span through thousands of chapters. Due to the digital age, many writers are getting the recognition they deserve, and although not all web novels are worth spending your time on, there are a few that are remarkable in their own way.

Just like MyAnimeList, which is a crucial thing for many anime fans as they try to keep track of the shows they try to watch, for novels, we have Novel Updates. Although many novels arrive and depart from the ranking charts, there are a few that stay at the top. So, here are the 50 best light novels you can read right now, according to Novel Updates.

Top 50 Popular Light Novels According to Novel Updates!

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  1. Trash of the Count’s Family
  2.  Everyone Else is a Returnee
  3.  The Death Mage Who Doesn’t Want a Fourth Time
  4.  Tsukimichi: Moonlit Fantasy
  5.  So I’m a Spider, So What?
  6.  That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime
  7.  My Death Flags Show No Sign of Ending
  8.  Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody
  9.  Release that Witch
  10.  Common Sense of a Duke’s Daughter
  11.  Dungeon Defense
  12.  The Founder of Diabolism
  13.  The Second Coming of Gluttony
  14.  To Be a Power in the Shadows
  15.  Against the Gods
  16.  The Legendary Moonlight Sculptor
  17.  The Scum Villain’s Self-Saving System
  18.  Warlock of the Magus World
  19.  Tales of Demons and Gods
  20.  Quickly Wear the Face of the Devil
  21.  The New Gate
  22.  Arifureta: From Common Place to the Strongest in the World
  23.  The Novel’s Extra
  24.  How a Realist Hero Rebuilt The Kingdom
  25.  Lazy Dungeon Master
  26.  Omniscient Reader’s Viewpoint
  27.  The Rebirth of the Malicious Empress of Military Lineage
  28.  I Shall Seal the Heavens
  29.  Sevens
  30.  Overgeared
  31.  I’ve Became Able to Do Anything with My Growth Cheat, but I Can’t Seem to Get out of Being Jobless
  32.  You’ve Got The Wrong House, Villain
  33.  Heaven Official’s Blessing
  34.  The Hero Laughs While Walking the Path of Vengeance a Second Time
  35.  The Desolate Era
  36.  Lucia
  37.  Overlord
  38.  The Tutorial is Too Hard
  39.  Emperor’s Domination
  40.  Solo Leveling
  41.  The Reader and Protagonist Definitely Have to Be in True Love
  42.  I Was a Sword When I Reincarnated
  43.  Martial World
  44.  World Teacher – Other World Style Education & Agent
  45.  SSS-Class Suicide Hunter
  46.  The Legendary Master’s Wife
  47.  A Demon Lord’s Tale: Dungeons, Monster Girls, and Heartwarming Bliss
  48.  Road to the Kingdom
  49.  Seoul Station’s Necromancer
  50.  I am the Monarch

Top 50 Novels with More Visits on Novel Updates

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  1. Emperor’s Domination
  2.  Martial World
  3.  Sovereign of the Three Realms
  4.  Against the Gods
  5.  The Desolate Era
  6.  Release that Witch
  7.  Warlock of the Magus World
  8.  Overgeared
  9.  I Shall Seal the Heavens
  10.  A Will Eternal
  11.  True Martial World
  12.  Library of Heaven’s Path
  13.  Martial God Asura
  14.  Trash of the Count’s Family
  15.  The Death Mage Who Doesn’t Want a Fourth Time
  16.  Rebirth of the Thief Who Roamed The World
  17.  Everyone Else is a Returnee
  18.  Genius Doctor: Black Belly Miss
  19.  I’m Really a Superstar
  20.  World of Cultivation
  21.  The Second Coming of Gluttony
  22.  Tsukimichi: Moonlit Fantasy
  23.  Invincible
  24.  King of Gods
  25.  Chaotic Sword God
  26.  The Human Emperor
  27.  Spirit Realm
  28.  Martial Universe
  29.  Martial Peak
  30.  Ancient Strengthening Technique
  31.  Dragon-Marked War God
  32.  The Novel’s Extra
  33.  The Man Picked Up By the Gods
  34.  Heavenly Jewel Change
  35.  Death Marching to the Parallel World Rhapsody
  36.  The Book of Eating Magician
  37.  Great Demon King
  38.  Swallowed Star
  39.  Transmigrator Meets Reincarnator
  40.  I Was a Sword When I Reincarnated
  41.  Upgrade Specialist in Another World
  42.  Bringing The Farm To Live In Another World
  43.  Ancient Godly Monarch
  44.  Renegade Immortal
  45.  The Good for Nothing Seventh Young Lady
  46.  Hail the King
  47.  My Wife is a Beautiful CEO
  48.  Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear
  49.  The Charm of Soul Pets
  50.  A Demon Lord’s Tale: Dungeons, Monster Girls, and Heartwarming Bliss

Final Thoughts

So, these are the top 50 light novels you can read if you haven’t yet, and we agree not all the rankings are appropriate because we’re missing some masterpieces such as Reverent Insanity and Lord of the Mysteries.

However, these are purely based on what many visitors of Novel Updates are checking out on a daily basis or frequently land on a specific title.

Source: Novel Updates

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