Characteristics Of Light Novels.
Light novels are very different from other types of novels. Apart from the fact that this novel is light which is known by many people, other differences exist. When designing the cover Mange is used. The books are intended for children in teenage. These types of novels are not very long. Authors write by telling the ideas clearly and precisely. They avoid stylistic devices that can make the story longer than necessary. Japan is the part of the world where these novels are popular even though they are read in other parts. Most of the bookshop in Japan has a copy of light novel.
The origin of the name of the book is Japan. Even though light novel sounds like English it is not.Japanese use other words like Wasei-eigo. In Japan they are called Wasei-eigo. Many sections know this word. Outside Japan these books are referred to as Japanese novellas. They use a style that is different from other styles when writing light novels.Unlike the common books they only use very few illustrations. A few number of illustration are used in light novels unlike in the other books. Writers make use of simple languages to make reading them easier. The only place when an illustration can be place is before a capital. When characters and places are being introduced illustration is suitable.
In the past years you could only see black and white illustration but today they come in colors. Many things have changed in the globe and this forms part of the changes. There are reasons as to why these novels use the anime style. The major cause is the history. Japan is the origin of these novels. This kind of novel evolved from the pulp magazine. This magazine only used classic style but the need to attract more readers saw many changes done. The old style was replaced with anime style. The use of illustrations was introduced in the book.
Magazines incorporated more articles based on movies and also anime. Video game was also made a part of the content. When the new generation become interested in the books, more illustration was introduced. Japanese writers are fond of using poetry in their books. The country has a great taste of poetic books. Light novel is not just short such that it can be completed while you are on a short ride. This is a misconception. There is more in light novel than the length. Some novels were intended for kids yet they talk about things that concern mature people. This happens in the common novels but not in light novels. The reason as to why such mistakes happen is because the author did not do enough research before releasing the book in the market. With a light novel you can be sure that everything is right and they serve the right people.