Web novel difficulty list

This is a list of web novels from the 小説家になろう website ranked by their difficulty, on a scale from 1 to 10, where 1 is very easy and 10 is very hard. You can use it to find the most appropriate novel to read based on how good your Japanese is.

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聖女? いいえ、やったのはこっちのくまです! ~可愛いもふもふくまさんと行く異世界浄化旅~
Length (in words)51900
Unique words2876
Unique words (used once)1086
Unique words (used once %)37%
Unique kanji984
Unique kanji (used once)196
Unique kanji readings1399
Difficulty1/10
Average sentence length16.8
Characters120112
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想いは、ただ一つ
Length (in words)16753
Unique words2364
Unique words (used once)1242
Unique words (used once %)52%
Unique kanji916
Unique kanji (used once)264
Unique kanji readings1308
Difficulty2/10
Average sentence length13.0
Characters38641
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口下手な幼馴染みと照れ屋なあの子が、お弁当を作ってくれたかもしれない。〜離れてしまったら…もう幼馴染じゃなくなるのかな〜
Length (in words)13663
Unique words2100
Unique words (used once)1053
Unique words (used once %)50%
Unique kanji805
Unique kanji (used once)223
Unique kanji readings1147
Difficulty2/10
Average sentence length16.3
Characters30617
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君と俺の一年
Length (in words)24520
Unique words2448
Unique words (used once)1101
Unique words (used once %)44%
Unique kanji925
Unique kanji (used once)208
Unique kanji readings1330
Difficulty2/10
Average sentence length14.3
Characters57309
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悪役王女に転生しました。でも、パパは何故か私を溺愛してきます。
Length (in words)38954
Unique words4156
Unique words (used once)1761
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji1327
Unique kanji (used once)274
Unique kanji readings2037
Difficulty2/10
Average sentence length14.7
Characters95424
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アラフォー主婦の異世界転移~この年でありえない・・・
Length (in words)77295
Unique words5305
Unique words (used once)2179
Unique words (used once %)41%
Unique kanji1451
Unique kanji (used once)235
Unique kanji readings2320
Difficulty2/10
Average sentence length13.4
Characters176826
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ひねくれた俺とS級美少女が出会ってしまったようです。
Length (in words)20217
Unique words2721
Unique words (used once)1292
Unique words (used once %)47%
Unique kanji963
Unique kanji (used once)245
Unique kanji readings1355
Difficulty2/10
Average sentence length11.9
Characters45330
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悪役令嬢が私をいじめるのには訳があるそうです。
Length (in words)23724
Unique words2794
Unique words (used once)1221
Unique words (used once %)43%
Unique kanji944
Unique kanji (used once)204
Unique kanji readings1369
Difficulty2/10
Average sentence length16.5
Characters55895
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ふわふわ日記
Length (in words)13152
Unique words2273
Unique words (used once)1135
Unique words (used once %)49%
Unique kanji835
Unique kanji (used once)238
Unique kanji readings1197
Difficulty2/10
Average sentence length15.4
Characters32074
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こうかい! ~幼馴染の彼女に振られたら、幼馴染達がドンびきする位グイグイ来た~
Length (in words)16169
Unique words2339
Unique words (used once)1192
Unique words (used once %)50%
Unique kanji945
Unique kanji (used once)288
Unique kanji readings1344
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length16.4
Characters36418
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嘘をついてごめんなさい
Length (in words)15590
Unique words2390
Unique words (used once)1235
Unique words (used once %)51%
Unique kanji924
Unique kanji (used once)255
Unique kanji readings1321
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length20.9
Characters35589
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いつも通りの日常で、、君からすれば
Length (in words)17721
Unique words2040
Unique words (used once)901
Unique words (used once %)44%
Unique kanji760
Unique kanji (used once)165
Unique kanji readings1090
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length15.2
Characters42608
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ロリとロリコンは結ばれないと爆発します!?
Length (in words)12662
Unique words2111
Unique words (used once)1091
Unique words (used once %)51%
Unique kanji825
Unique kanji (used once)273
Unique kanji readings1155
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length11.2
Characters29322
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男嫌いの幼馴染がネトゲで結婚した相手を俺だと知らずに恋愛相談してくるんだが ~しかも好きな人(俺)に好きな人(俺)のことを相談している件について~
Length (in words)12277
Unique words2270
Unique words (used once)1200
Unique words (used once %)52%
Unique kanji902
Unique kanji (used once)280
Unique kanji readings1261
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length20.2
Characters30276
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好きな人に好きって言われても、俺は多分死んでいるからもう遅い
Length (in words)14011
Unique words2300
Unique words (used once)1242
Unique words (used once %)54%
Unique kanji933
Unique kanji (used once)291
Unique kanji readings1292
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length13.8
Characters32769
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恋人だった幼馴染に裏切られましたが、親友だった幼馴染が癒やしてくれたので立ち直って幸せになれそうです。〜あと男と女の友情は成立しないというのは本当でしょうか?
Length (in words)20552
Unique words3054
Unique words (used once)1551
Unique words (used once %)50%
Unique kanji1099
Unique kanji (used once)291
Unique kanji readings1633
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length17.0
Characters47288
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私は物語から逃げます
Length (in words)42362
Unique words4108
Unique words (used once)1818
Unique words (used once %)44%
Unique kanji1202
Unique kanji (used once)233
Unique kanji readings1877
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length18.6
Characters98967
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幸せって平等ですか?
Length (in words)36387
Unique words3856
Unique words (used once)1802
Unique words (used once %)46%
Unique kanji1194
Unique kanji (used once)269
Unique kanji readings1807
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length14.3
Characters84232
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推しの幼少期が見たくて、悪役令嬢を選んでしまった
Length (in words)16263
Unique words2768
Unique words (used once)1474
Unique words (used once %)53%
Unique kanji995
Unique kanji (used once)276
Unique kanji readings1438
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length20.3
Characters40291
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断罪される令嬢は、悪魔の顔を持った天使だった
Length (in words)20554
Unique words3123
Unique words (used once)1581
Unique words (used once %)50%
Unique kanji1130
Unique kanji (used once)315
Unique kanji readings1669
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length18.4
Characters48060
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召喚されましたが、失敗だったようです。恋愛も縁遠く、一人で生きて行こうと思います。
Length (in words)13944
Unique words2480
Unique words (used once)1271
Unique words (used once %)51%
Unique kanji1030
Unique kanji (used once)301
Unique kanji readings1460
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length14.9
Characters30810
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振られた元カノに振り回される中、幼馴染みと再会した俺が立ち直っていく話。【完結】
Length (in words)15420
Unique words2433
Unique words (used once)1274
Unique words (used once %)52%
Unique kanji943
Unique kanji (used once)270
Unique kanji readings1323
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length15.2
Characters35400
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【WEB版】悪役令嬢ルートがないなんて、誰が言ったの?
Length (in words)22108
Unique words3028
Unique words (used once)1525
Unique words (used once %)50%
Unique kanji1075
Unique kanji (used once)292
Unique kanji readings1547
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length19.9
Characters53999
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【完結】継母の甘言〜可愛くないと育てられた私が公爵夫人になるまで〜
Length (in words)15241
Unique words2496
Unique words (used once)1276
Unique words (used once %)51%
Unique kanji986
Unique kanji (used once)280
Unique kanji readings1430
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length20.9
Characters34001
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彼女をみつける日
Length (in words)17625
Unique words2806
Unique words (used once)1444
Unique words (used once %)51%
Unique kanji1113
Unique kanji (used once)326
Unique kanji readings1625
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length19.0
Characters40812
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【書籍化】家から逃げ出したい私、ついうっかり呪われた美少年を買ってしまう。「あれ、いつの間にか歳上になってない?」
Length (in words)64931
Unique words5216
Unique words (used once)2139
Unique words (used once %)41%
Unique kanji1386
Unique kanji (used once)221
Unique kanji readings2205
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length20.4
Characters155831
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婚約者に愛する人が出来たので、身を引く事にしました
Length (in words)16298
Unique words2722
Unique words (used once)1425
Unique words (used once %)52%
Unique kanji1018
Unique kanji (used once)302
Unique kanji readings1485
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length16.7
Characters37690
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超絶金持ちの幼馴染と付き合った俺は最強なのでとりあえず悪を粛清したいと思います
Length (in words)12603
Unique words2412
Unique words (used once)1266
Unique words (used once %)52%
Unique kanji968
Unique kanji (used once)263
Unique kanji readings1406
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length13.6
Characters29104
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彼女欲しいって呟いたら幼馴染が物凄く動揺してる件
Length (in words)15622
Unique words2925
Unique words (used once)1584
Unique words (used once %)54%
Unique kanji1053
Unique kanji (used once)286
Unique kanji readings1527
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length15.6
Characters36209
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黒い結婚ですか
Length (in words)29194
Unique words4346
Unique words (used once)2206
Unique words (used once %)50%
Unique kanji1427
Unique kanji (used once)330
Unique kanji readings2249
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length16.9
Characters66857
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【完結】真実の愛を見つけたから婚約破棄、ですか。構いませんが、本当にいいんですね?〜王太子は眠れない〜
Length (in words)14517
Unique words2561
Unique words (used once)1374
Unique words (used once %)53%
Unique kanji1036
Unique kanji (used once)321
Unique kanji readings1461
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length20.9
Characters32776
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公爵騎士様は年下令嬢を溺愛する
Length (in words)68499
Unique words4215
Unique words (used once)1620
Unique words (used once %)38%
Unique kanji1244
Unique kanji (used once)200
Unique kanji readings1942
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length17.2
Characters154086
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「俺なんで生きてんだろう」って呟いたら幼馴染に泣かれたんだけど、俺なんで逆プロポーズされてんだろう
Length (in words)44665
Unique words4935
Unique words (used once)2338
Unique words (used once %)47%
Unique kanji1336
Unique kanji (used once)313
Unique kanji readings2084
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length17.4
Characters104422
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ゴミ屑スキル1000!
Length (in words)23151
Unique words3532
Unique words (used once)1750
Unique words (used once %)49%
Unique kanji1239
Unique kanji (used once)281
Unique kanji readings1825
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length15.9
Characters53919
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召喚聖女に嫌われた召喚娘
Length (in words)29156
Unique words3819
Unique words (used once)1874
Unique words (used once %)49%
Unique kanji1242
Unique kanji (used once)296
Unique kanji readings1883
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length19.0
Characters69644
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王子妃教育に疲れたので幼馴染の王子との婚約解消をしました
Length (in words)20809
Unique words2744
Unique words (used once)1284
Unique words (used once %)46%
Unique kanji1025
Unique kanji (used once)257
Unique kanji readings1482
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length16.6
Characters50561
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【完結】私にだけ塩対応の婚約者にうんざりしたので、婚約破棄をしようと塩対応返しを始めたら
Length (in words)14661
Unique words2691
Unique words (used once)1445
Unique words (used once %)53%
Unique kanji1061
Unique kanji (used once)331
Unique kanji readings1526
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length21.0
Characters33370
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最強お姉様の帰還! 王子、貴方には堪忍袋の緒が切れました
Length (in words)13963
Unique words2541
Unique words (used once)1361
Unique words (used once %)53%
Unique kanji1027
Unique kanji (used once)292
Unique kanji readings1494
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length16.7
Characters31380
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n番煎じの異世界転生
Length (in words)46123
Unique words5701
Unique words (used once)2836
Unique words (used once %)49%
Unique kanji1545
Unique kanji (used once)321
Unique kanji readings2484
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length18.4
Characters104939
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悪役令嬢は推しが尊すぎて鼻血が止まりません!
Length (in words)14331
Unique words2514
Unique words (used once)1342
Unique words (used once %)53%
Unique kanji958
Unique kanji (used once)274
Unique kanji readings1364
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length19.6
Characters35586
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無色の聖女は手抜きがデキナイ
Length (in words)46098
Unique words5382
Unique words (used once)2446
Unique words (used once %)45%
Unique kanji1479
Unique kanji (used once)280
Unique kanji readings2399
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length20.1
Characters108118
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前世、弟子に殺された魔女ですが、呪われた弟子に会いに行きます
Length (in words)22853
Unique words3286
Unique words (used once)1662
Unique words (used once %)50%
Unique kanji1174
Unique kanji (used once)316
Unique kanji readings1755
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length17.0
Characters54633
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異世界で美少女になった俺、地球に戻れたので裏垢やってみる。
Length (in words)37037
Unique words4615
Unique words (used once)2214
Unique words (used once %)47%
Unique kanji1369
Unique kanji (used once)310
Unique kanji readings2091
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length16.0
Characters86408
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実質同居の幼馴染に振られて暗黒の高校生活を送り始めた俺が偶然、子犬を助けたらクラスで人気の美少女が彼女になった。「もぅ、こーへいのえっち……」
Length (in words)36519
Unique words4613
Unique words (used once)2327
Unique words (used once %)50%
Unique kanji1236
Unique kanji (used once)300
Unique kanji readings1875
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length18.1
Characters88045
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頭に花なんて咲いてません!
Length (in words)22524
Unique words3338
Unique words (used once)1553
Unique words (used once %)46%
Unique kanji1130
Unique kanji (used once)264
Unique kanji readings1690
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length20.6
Characters53506
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【5/8に完結しました】心配性で一途な彼女が僕をぜんぜん諦めない
Length (in words)50921
Unique words4865
Unique words (used once)2216
Unique words (used once %)45%
Unique kanji1287
Unique kanji (used once)277
Unique kanji readings2020
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length16.5
Characters123526
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世界最強の賢者、勇者パーティーを追放される~いまさら帰ってこいと言われてももう遅い俺は拾ってくれた最強のお姫様と幸せに過ごす~
Length (in words)25266
Unique words3381
Unique words (used once)1703
Unique words (used once %)50%
Unique kanji1230
Unique kanji (used once)337
Unique kanji readings1787
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length17.5
Characters57559
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二度目の初恋を君に
Length (in words)45859
Unique words4426
Unique words (used once)1973
Unique words (used once %)44%
Unique kanji1270
Unique kanji (used once)256
Unique kanji readings1996
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length21.2
Characters104773
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再び大地(フィールド)に立つために 〜中学二年、病との闘いを〜
Length (in words)86567
Unique words6983
Unique words (used once)3129
Unique words (used once %)44%
Unique kanji1587
Unique kanji (used once)262
Unique kanji readings2612
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length17.7
Characters202817
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【完結】名無し姫は札をめくる〜隣国の大使に見染められて二束三文で売り払われた所、大使は王太子だったようです〜
Length (in words)15104
Unique words2657
Unique words (used once)1347
Unique words (used once %)50%
Unique kanji1095
Unique kanji (used once)304
Unique kanji readings1568
Difficulty3/10
Average sentence length21.7
Characters33610
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