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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幻想再帰のアリュージョニスト
Length (in words)1491266
Unique words34856
Unique words (used once)9625
Unique words (used once %)27%
Unique kanji3039
Unique kanji (used once)193
Difficulty10/10
Average sentence length23.3
Characters3403343
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日韓戦争・日本海炎上――日本国自衛隊vs大韓民国国軍――
Length (in words)79030
Unique words9345
Unique words (used once)4255
Unique words (used once %)45%
Unique kanji1978
Unique kanji (used once)318
Difficulty9/10
Average sentence length33.4
Characters181378
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Re:ゼロから始める異世界生活
Length (in words)2364544
Unique words34371
Unique words (used once)7928
Unique words (used once %)23%
Unique kanji2819
Unique kanji (used once)131
Difficulty9/10
Average sentence length22.6
Characters5427084
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ラピスの心臓
Length (in words)624455
Unique words21758
Unique words (used once)6286
Unique words (used once %)28%
Unique kanji2488
Unique kanji (used once)195
Difficulty9/10
Average sentence length22.9
Characters1429335
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今年は幕歴417年です!!
Length (in words)125072
Unique words12992
Unique words (used once)5704
Unique words (used once %)43%
Unique kanji2229
Unique kanji (used once)324
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length27.2
Characters288236
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三国志の悪役董卓に生まれ変わったけど死んだあとへそに芯を立てて燃やされたくない!
Length (in words)144427
Unique words11334
Unique words (used once)4818
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji2354
Unique kanji (used once)369
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length28.7
Characters310381
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超大国日本育成計画
Length (in words)90413
Unique words10493
Unique words (used once)4699
Unique words (used once %)44%
Unique kanji2056
Unique kanji (used once)327
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length27.2
Characters206553
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蒼海の魔槍(グングニル)~超高速ロケット魚雷で日本が無双
Length (in words)114082
Unique words10607
Unique words (used once)4552
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji2071
Unique kanji (used once)344
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length26.8
Characters260857
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転生王女と天才令嬢の魔法革命【Web版】
Length (in words)502306
Unique words16866
Unique words (used once)5379
Unique words (used once %)31%
Unique kanji2384
Unique kanji (used once)208
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length21.0
Characters1162666
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賢者の弟子を名乗る賢者
Length (in words)1081599
Unique words26187
Unique words (used once)7130
Unique words (used once %)27%
Unique kanji2677
Unique kanji (used once)148
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length24.6
Characters2477308
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ミリオタでなくても軍事がわかる講座
Length (in words)53860
Unique words8197
Unique words (used once)4193
Unique words (used once %)51%
Unique kanji1780
Unique kanji (used once)305
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length32.4
Characters121171
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美少女になったけど、ネトゲ廃人やってます。
Length (in words)683576
Unique words24637
Unique words (used once)7456
Unique words (used once %)30%
Unique kanji2498
Unique kanji (used once)146
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length20.7
Characters1558381
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指輪の選んだ婚約者
Length (in words)98475
Unique words10028
Unique words (used once)4493
Unique words (used once %)44%
Unique kanji2009
Unique kanji (used once)309
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length25.4
Characters224478
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肥満令嬢は細くなり、後は傾国の美女(物理)として生きるのみ
Length (in words)97192
Unique words10139
Unique words (used once)4428
Unique words (used once %)43%
Unique kanji2158
Unique kanji (used once)299
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length20.5
Characters218196
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黒皇子の恋は捨てられた令嬢を捕まえることができるか
Length (in words)64076
Unique words6994
Unique words (used once)3154
Unique words (used once %)45%
Unique kanji1707
Unique kanji (used once)278
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length32.0
Characters152109
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宇宙船をもらった男、もらったのは星だった!?
Length (in words)99007
Unique words9658
Unique words (used once)4174
Unique words (used once %)43%
Unique kanji1785
Unique kanji (used once)277
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length28.3
Characters227089
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『義教記』~転生したら足利義教でした。【完結】
Length (in words)98147
Unique words10340
Unique words (used once)4953
Unique words (used once %)47%
Unique kanji2155
Unique kanji (used once)370
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length24.7
Characters209963
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勇者の商人
Length (in words)112039
Unique words10636
Unique words (used once)4548
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji2120
Unique kanji (used once)295
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length20.7
Characters255348
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後宮も二度目なら 〜白豚妃再来伝〜
Length (in words)81749
Unique words9274
Unique words (used once)3976
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji2059
Unique kanji (used once)299
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length21.1
Characters188800
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高飛車皇女は黙ってない
Length (in words)104296
Unique words9030
Unique words (used once)3872
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji1952
Unique kanji (used once)279
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length24.2
Characters243881
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転生したらスライムだった件
Length (in words)804711
Unique words22474
Unique words (used once)6696
Unique words (used once %)29%
Unique kanji2638
Unique kanji (used once)235
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length19.4
Characters1819219
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【第一部完】甲斐ノ副将、八幡原ニテ散……ラズ ~死線を越えた武田信繁が、武田の未来を変えていく~
Length (in words)109102
Unique words9936
Unique words (used once)4095
Unique words (used once %)41%
Unique kanji2306
Unique kanji (used once)329
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length19.3
Characters239069
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蒼き叡智の魔導書
Length (in words)79695
Unique words8244
Unique words (used once)3586
Unique words (used once %)43%
Unique kanji1860
Unique kanji (used once)290
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length21.4
Characters186968
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払暁
Length (in words)78023
Unique words8191
Unique words (used once)3806
Unique words (used once %)46%
Unique kanji1914
Unique kanji (used once)308
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.9
Characters176107
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【棚花尋平】異世界列車の車窓から ~用済み勇者の身の振り方~
Length (in words)54760
Unique words7665
Unique words (used once)3750
Unique words (used once %)48%
Unique kanji1874
Unique kanji (used once)361
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length23.2
Characters127431
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我儘王子に婚約破棄された男装令嬢は優雅に微笑む
Length (in words)99396
Unique words7759
Unique words (used once)3189
Unique words (used once %)41%
Unique kanji1776
Unique kanji (used once)266
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length23.4
Characters240215
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10年早く生まれた伊達政宗だが、思っていたのとちょっと違う
Length (in words)97592
Unique words9127
Unique words (used once)3905
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji2151
Unique kanji (used once)348
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length23.5
Characters221655
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鉱山(やま)の氏理 ~帰雲の彼方に~
Length (in words)44953
Unique words5284
Unique words (used once)2461
Unique words (used once %)46%
Unique kanji1666
Unique kanji (used once)351
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length24.5
Characters95548
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スタイリッシュざまぁ
Length (in words)76005
Unique words6905
Unique words (used once)3051
Unique words (used once %)44%
Unique kanji1742
Unique kanji (used once)322
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length26.2
Characters176338
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竜守りの妻
Length (in words)94675
Unique words8121
Unique words (used once)3382
Unique words (used once %)41%
Unique kanji1853
Unique kanji (used once)251
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length27.9
Characters218603
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長い夜の国と最後の舞踏会
Length (in words)87937
Unique words7333
Unique words (used once)3251
Unique words (used once %)44%
Unique kanji1891
Unique kanji (used once)301
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length24.9
Characters194952
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白の沙羅双樹
Length (in words)59384
Unique words7103
Unique words (used once)3335
Unique words (used once %)46%
Unique kanji1859
Unique kanji (used once)320
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.7
Characters128606
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身代わり侯爵令嬢セレスティアの初恋
Length (in words)89510
Unique words6818
Unique words (used once)2642
Unique words (used once %)38%
Unique kanji1681
Unique kanji (used once)243
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length27.0
Characters210058
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ふつつかな悪女ではございますが
Length (in words)75830
Unique words8202
Unique words (used once)3552
Unique words (used once %)43%
Unique kanji1950
Unique kanji (used once)305
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.8
Characters174398
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迷宮の王
Length (in words)124435
Unique words11237
Unique words (used once)4826
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji1991
Unique kanji (used once)273
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.9
Characters284787
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悪役令嬢の中の人【書籍2/2発売・コミカライズ進行中】
Length (in words)82516
Unique words7986
Unique words (used once)3752
Unique words (used once %)46%
Unique kanji1862
Unique kanji (used once)340
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length32.1
Characters186688
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十年目、帰還を諦めた転移者はいまさら主人公になる
Length (in words)129716
Unique words11448
Unique words (used once)4834
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji2021
Unique kanji (used once)267
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length21.6
Characters293574
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◆悪役令嬢最後の取り巻きは、彼女の為に忠義を貫く!◆
Length (in words)47259
Unique words6420
Unique words (used once)3224
Unique words (used once %)50%
Unique kanji1656
Unique kanji (used once)321
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length30.4
Characters108422
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黄金の中庭
Length (in words)115572
Unique words10172
Unique words (used once)4487
Unique words (used once %)44%
Unique kanji2009
Unique kanji (used once)288
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length23.6
Characters259427
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悪役令嬢? いいえ、極悪令嬢ですわ。
Length (in words)80218
Unique words9512
Unique words (used once)4457
Unique words (used once %)46%
Unique kanji1975
Unique kanji (used once)312
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length22.4
Characters197523
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0から始める小説の書き方徹底講座!
Length (in words)39576
Unique words5577
Unique words (used once)2744
Unique words (used once %)49%
Unique kanji1484
Unique kanji (used once)306
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length28.8
Characters93647
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獣医さんのお仕事 in 異世界
Length (in words)132176
Unique words13321
Unique words (used once)6160
Unique words (used once %)46%
Unique kanji2186
Unique kanji (used once)285
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length21.8
Characters297945
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本好きの下剋上 ~司書になるためには手段を選んでいられません~
Length (in words)2134908
Unique words25498
Unique words (used once)6405
Unique words (used once %)25%
Unique kanji2590
Unique kanji (used once)173
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length26.9
Characters5171274
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腕白関白・改定版
Length (in words)79824
Unique words7997
Unique words (used once)3491
Unique words (used once %)43%
Unique kanji1917
Unique kanji (used once)321
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length21.2
Characters177339
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加賀100万石に仕える事になった
Length (in words)103080
Unique words9785
Unique words (used once)4400
Unique words (used once %)44%
Unique kanji2010
Unique kanji (used once)305
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length19.7
Characters222589
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伯爵令嬢の最終ルート
Length (in words)35832
Unique words5453
Unique words (used once)2869
Unique words (used once %)52%
Unique kanji1569
Unique kanji (used once)354
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length31.1
Characters81575
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カナンの魔女
Length (in words)55214
Unique words6535
Unique words (used once)3057
Unique words (used once %)46%
Unique kanji1703
Unique kanji (used once)292
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.7
Characters122506
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政略結婚のため努力してきましたが、追い出されてしまいました
Length (in words)24957
Unique words4422
Unique words (used once)2392
Unique words (used once %)54%
Unique kanji1434
Unique kanji (used once)358
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length28.6
Characters58165
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転生王子と軍国の至宝
Length (in words)50927
Unique words6354
Unique words (used once)3029
Unique words (used once %)47%
Unique kanji1728
Unique kanji (used once)314
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length25.1
Characters114843
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斥候が主人公でいいんですか?  失敗しらずの迷宮攻略
Length (in words)116687
Unique words10342
Unique words (used once)4348
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji1973
Unique kanji (used once)283
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length19.3
Characters256768
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