Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest Zero Novel Vol. 05. A backstory series for Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest, the hit franchise that’s now an anime! (And check out the manga version of this series, too!)
ENEMY OF MY ENEMY
The Liberators have continued growing in strength and power. But after discovering the true nature of her ancient magic, Miledi suddenly transforms into a totally different person, shocking her companions. However, the Liberators have more pressing concerns: Laus has betrayed the church, and they’re hunting him down. If the Liberators ever hope to call on Laus’s strength to defeat Ehit, they’ll have to send out a rescue party to save their old foe before Ehit’s pawns get him first.
Ryo Shirakome is a Japanese author known for Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest.
Takaya-Ki is a Japanese artist known for their illustrations in the light novel series Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest.
ANIME FOR THE ORIGINAL LIGHT NOVEL SERIES: In July 2019, streaming in English through Crunchyroll. The second season began in January 2022 and is streaming in English through Funimation, along with the first season.
SPIN-OFF, SIMULTANEOUS PUBLICATION: The light novel and manga of the original Arifureta series are both simultaneously being published by Seven Seas, alongside the ZERO backstory series (both manga and light novel), and the manga-original spin-off Arifureta: I Love Isekai.
LIGHT NOVEL: Fiction with color inserts in the front of each volume and roughly a dozen black-and-white manga-style illustrations to complement 250-350 pages of text.
AGE RANGE: This Adult title is rated Older Teen (15+).
SERIES INFO: Total number of volumes are currently unknown, but will have a planned pub whenever new volumes are available in Japan.
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