Houkago no Pleiades: Minato no Hoshizora
Wish Upon the Pleiades: Minato's Universe (放課後のプレアデス みなとの星宙（ほしぞら）Houkago no Pleiades: Minato no Hoshizora) is a light novel tie in to the 2015 TV anime Wish Upon the Pleiades (放課後のプレアデス), penned by multi-time Seiun Award and Mystery Writers of Japan Award Suga Hiroe (she's also married to Gainax founder Takeda Yasuhiro) and published on 1st August, 2015.
Minato has spent all his life in a hospital, until one day, meteors come shooting by! Together with a mysterious boy called Elnath, they search for pieces of crystallised potential. Where will their search lead them? What encounters, what events, what truths? What are the limits of a person? And who are these magical girls that Minato must battle? Follow Minato's tale of hope this novelisation of the anime Houkago no Pleiades!
- Tankoubon (paperback): 320 pages
- Publisher: Ichijinsha (1st August 2015)
- Original title: 放課後のプレアデス みなとの星宙（ほしぞら）
- ISBN-13: 978-4758014601
- Genre: Fantasy, Supernatural, Mahou Shoujo, Mahou Shota, Astrophysics
- Author: Suga Hiroe
- Illustrator: Kinoshita Sumie
Please email any feedback to [email protected].
- 18th September, 2015 — Teaser project initiated, 7/320 translated
- 7th November, 2015 — Part 1 (34/320) translated. Story synopsis edited.
- 5th April, 2016 ― Part 1 (0-34) revised. Part 2 (35-50) translated. Link to full version has been taken down; the full version will not be further updated until the whole novel is translated. Apologies for the slow progress; I was held up by another translation project.
- 25th March, 2017 — Parts 1 and 2 heavily revised and many errors in both grammar, translation and general readability fixed. Part 3 (51-87) translated. Translation progress: finally over 25%.
Minato no Hoshizora
Although the novel has no chapters as such (see the contents page), it is divided into sections of plot. Translation will proceed section by section.
Minato no Hoshizora