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This project has been licensed by Yen Press' imprint Yen On. First volume will be published in March 2015.

The light-novel series Log Horizon (ログ・ホライズン, romanji "Rogu Horaizun") is written by Mamare Touno, illustrated by Kazuhiro Hara and published by Enterbrain. It was initially posted on the user-generated content site Shōsetsuka ni Narō in 2010 and subsequently published by Enterbrain since March 2011. The series follows the strategist Shiroe and the other players of the long-lived MMORPG Elder Tale after they find themselves whisked away into the game world following a game update. Log Horizon is an ongoing serial with seven light online novel releases. The online versions serve as the source for commercial adaptations of commercially printed light novels, a manga series, and an anime adaptation aired on NHK Educational TV between October 5, 2013 to March 22, 2014 consisting of 25 episodes. A second season is scheduled to air for October 2014. The author also wrote the Maoyuu Maou Yuusha series before this series.

Alternative Languages

The Log Horizon series is also available in the following languages:

(Note: Translation progress varies for each version.)

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Story Synopsis

By its eleventh expansion pack, the massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) Elder Tale (エルダー・テイル Erudā Teiru) has become a global success, having a following of millions of players. However, during the release of its twelfth expansion pack: Novasphere Pioneers (ノウアスフィアの開墾 Nōasufia no Kaikon), thirty thousand Japanese gamers who are all logged on at the time of the update, suddenly find themselves transported inside the game world and donning their in-game avatars. In the midst of the event, a socially awkward gamer called Shiroe along with his friends Naotsugu and Akatsuki decide to team up so that they may face this world which has now become their reality along with the challenges which lie ahead.

Translation & Editing


Those who wish to contribute are asked to first notify a supervisor beforehand.

Translators are asked to register which chapters they're working on.

Format Standards

Every edited chapter must conform to not only the general format guidelines, but also this project's own guidelines.

All narrative in edited translations are to be in Past Tense American English
All dialogue in edited translations are to be in Present Tense American English


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The "Log Horizon" series by Mamare Touno

Volume 1: The Beginning of a Different World (Isekai no Hajimari, 異世界のはじまり)

Volume 2: Knights of Camelot (Kyamerotto no Kishi-tachi, キャメロットの騎士たち) 

Volume 3: The End of the Game 'Part I' (Gēmu no Owari [Jō], ゲームの終わり【上】) 

Volume 4: The End of the Game 'Part II' (Gēmu no Owari [Ge], ゲームの終わり【下】) 

Volume 5: Sunday in the District of Akiba (Akiba no Machi no Nichiyōbi, アキバの街の日曜日) 

Volume 6: The Stray Child of Daybreak (Yoake no Mayoigo, 夜明けの迷い子)

Volume 7: Gold of the Kunie (Kunie no Ougon, 供贄の黄金)

Log Horizon Web Version Content by Mamare Touno

Log Horizon: Overseas

A side story following Kanami- Log Horizon ex. Dragonhowl Mountains(ログ・ホライズンex.竜吼山脈). Currently an incomplete short story. Don't read if you hate cliffhangers.

Project Staff


  • skythewood
  • hayashi_san -gdocs
  • memetichazard



Special Thanks

This is for people who deserve special thanks and are currently not on the Staff.

  • Queenie Beatrice
  • Sphaela
  • Denver Drage
  • Ddadain

Series Overview

Japanese releases

  • ログ・ホライズン1 異世界のはじまり ---(March 31, 2011, ISBN 978-4-04-727145-6)
  • ログ・ホライズン2 キャメロットの騎士たち ---(May 30, 2011, ISBN 978-4-04-727298-9)
  • ログ・ホライズン3 ゲームの終わり(上) ---(August 31, 2011, ISBN 978-4-04-727413-6)
  • ログ・ホライズン4 ゲームの終わり(下) ---(September 30, 2011, ISBN 978-4-04-727543-0)
  • ログ・ホライズン5 アキバの街の日曜日 ---(November 30, 2011, ISBN 978-4-04-727669-7)
  • ログ・ホライズン6 夜明けの迷い子 ---(March 30, 2013, ISBN 978-4-04-728235-3)
  • ログ・ホライズン7 供贄の黄金 ---(December 20, 2013, ISBN 978-4-04-729175-1)
  • ログ・ホライズン8 雲雀(ひばり)たちの羽ばたき ---(September 29, 2014, ISBN 978-4-04-729926-9)
  • ログ・ホライズン9 カナミ、ゴー!イースト! ---(March 27, 2015, ISBN 978-4-04-730190-0)
  • ログ・ホライズン10 ノウアスフィアの開墾 ---(September 30, 2015, ISBN 978-4-04-730674-5)

English releases

  • Log Horizon, Vol. 1: The Beginning of Another World ---(April 21, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-38305-9)
  • Log Horizon, Vol. 2: The Knights of Camelot ---(July 21, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-26381-8)
  • Log Horizon, Vol. 3: Game's End, Part 1 ---(November 17, 2015, ISBN 978-0-316-26384-9)
  • Log Horizon, Vol. 4: Game's End, Part 2 ---(March 22, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-26385-6)
  • Log Horizon, Vol. 5: A Sunday in Akiba ---(July 19, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-26386-3)
  • Log Horizon, Vol. 6: Lost Child of the Dawn ---(November 15, 2016, ISBN 978-0-316-26387-0)
  • Log Horizon, Vol. 7: ---(March 21, 2017, ISBN 978-0-316-26388-7)
  • Log Horizon, Vol. 8: ---(TBA)
  • Log Horizon, Vol. 9: ---(TBA)
  • Log Horizon, Vol. 10: ---(TBA)

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