The Light Novel is illustrated by Minami Seira with sixteen volumes released as of July and still ongoing. An anime adaptation has been officially released by Kinema Citrus studio of Barakamon and Made in Abyss, among others. Spoiler tag your comments in non-spoiler threads or when it is appropriate, hinting at future events are also spoilers.. Raphtalia is best girl! Threads with the "Manga" flair needs to have all Light Novel and Web Novel information marked with spoilers. Threads with the "Light Novel" flair needs to have all information from the untranslated novels marked with spoilers.