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)1492440
Unique words34948
Unique words (used once)9667
Unique words (used once %)27%
Unique kanji3040
Unique kanji (used once)194
Difficulty10/10
Average sentence length23.3
Characters3403343
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シャングリラ・フロンティア〜クソゲーハンター、神ゲーに挑まんとす〜
Length (in words)974040
Unique words30646
Unique words (used once)9133
Unique words (used once %)29%
Unique kanji2874
Unique kanji (used once)198
Difficulty9/10
Average sentence length23.0
Characters2316206
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Re:ゼロから始める異世界生活
Length (in words)2368424
Unique words34457
Unique words (used once)7980
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)623887
Unique words21764
Unique words (used once)6304
Unique words (used once %)28%
Unique kanji2488
Unique kanji (used once)195
Difficulty9/10
Average sentence length22.9
Characters1429335
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魔王学院の不適合者 ~史上最強の魔王の始祖、転生して子孫たちの学校へ通う~
Length (in words)1152019
Unique words21144
Unique words (used once)5369
Unique words (used once %)25%
Unique kanji2525
Unique kanji (used once)147
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length18.1
Characters2592826
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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)79056
Unique words9406
Unique words (used once)4303
Unique words (used once %)45%
Unique kanji1978
Unique kanji (used once)318
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length33.4
Characters181378
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反逆のソウルイーター ~弱者は不要といわれて剣聖(父)に追放されました~
Length (in words)338079
Unique words17743
Unique words (used once)6280
Unique words (used once %)35%
Unique kanji2522
Unique kanji (used once)271
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length24.7
Characters768697
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Knight's & Magic
Length (in words)627974
Unique words20550
Unique words (used once)6296
Unique words (used once %)30%
Unique kanji2537
Unique kanji (used once)201
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length22.2
Characters1420601
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今年は幕歴417年です!!
Length (in words)125199
Unique words13043
Unique words (used once)5730
Unique words (used once %)43%
Unique kanji2229
Unique kanji (used once)324
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length27.2
Characters288236
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転生王女と天才令嬢の魔法革命【Web版】
Length (in words)502154
Unique words16866
Unique words (used once)5382
Unique words (used once %)31%
Unique kanji2384
Unique kanji (used once)208
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length21.0
Characters1162666
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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)97202
Unique words10142
Unique words (used once)4435
Unique words (used once %)43%
Unique kanji2159
Unique kanji (used once)300
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length20.5
Characters218196
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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)114566
Unique words10690
Unique words (used once)4589
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji2071
Unique kanji (used once)344
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length26.8
Characters260857
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ありふれた職業で世界最強
Length (in words)1723969
Unique words32640
Unique words (used once)8159
Unique words (used once %)24%
Unique kanji2797
Unique kanji (used once)154
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length21.3
Characters3989725
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ライブダンジョン!
Length (in words)733280
Unique words19879
Unique words (used once)6010
Unique words (used once %)30%
Unique kanji2348
Unique kanji (used once)164
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length27.6
Characters1724940
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超大国日本育成計画
Length (in words)90593
Unique words10532
Unique words (used once)4710
Unique words (used once %)44%
Unique kanji2057
Unique kanji (used once)328
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length27.2
Characters206553
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転生したらドラゴンの卵だった~最強以外目指さねぇ~
Length (in words)713932
Unique words18508
Unique words (used once)5520
Unique words (used once %)29%
Unique kanji2418
Unique kanji (used once)194
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length19.4
Characters1670071
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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)144443
Unique words11335
Unique words (used once)4833
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji2355
Unique kanji (used once)369
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length28.7
Characters310381
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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)684283
Unique words24717
Unique words (used once)7480
Unique words (used once %)30%
Unique kanji2498
Unique kanji (used once)146
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length20.7
Characters1558381
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転生したらスライムだった件
Length (in words)804485
Unique words22506
Unique words (used once)6709
Unique words (used once %)29%
Unique kanji2638
Unique kanji (used once)235
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length19.4
Characters1819219
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今度は絶対に邪魔しませんっ!
Length (in words)168928
Unique words10977
Unique words (used once)4433
Unique words (used once %)40%
Unique kanji2098
Unique kanji (used once)287
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length24.7
Characters398902
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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)97612
Unique words9144
Unique words (used once)3918
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji2152
Unique kanji (used once)348
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length23.5
Characters221655
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難攻不落の魔王城へようこそ~デバフは不要と勇者パーティーを追い出された黒魔導士、魔王軍の最高幹部に迎えられる~
Length (in words)445650
Unique words15966
Unique words (used once)5287
Unique words (used once %)33%
Unique kanji2247
Unique kanji (used once)237
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length18.6
Characters989309
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指輪の選んだ婚約者
Length (in words)98636
Unique words10019
Unique words (used once)4485
Unique words (used once %)44%
Unique kanji2009
Unique kanji (used once)309
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length25.4
Characters224478
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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)108783
Unique words9927
Unique words (used once)4103
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)79834
Unique words8241
Unique words (used once)3589
Unique words (used once %)43%
Unique kanji1861
Unique kanji (used once)291
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length21.4
Characters186968
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フェアリーテイル・クロニクル ~空気読まない異世界ライフ~
Length (in words)1536302
Unique words33004
Unique words (used once)9274
Unique words (used once %)28%
Unique kanji2738
Unique kanji (used once)228
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length29.3
Characters3623312
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後宮も二度目なら 〜白豚妃再来伝〜
Length (in words)81697
Unique words9254
Unique words (used once)3969
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji2059
Unique kanji (used once)298
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length21.1
Characters188800
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金色の文字使い ~勇者四人に巻き込まれたユニークチート~
Length (in words)1018770
Unique words20581
Unique words (used once)6019
Unique words (used once %)29%
Unique kanji2454
Unique kanji (used once)168
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length19.7
Characters2406187
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アラフォー賢者の異世界生活日記
Length (in words)909454
Unique words26932
Unique words (used once)7930
Unique words (used once %)29%
Unique kanji2773
Unique kanji (used once)213
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.5
Characters2063666
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勇者の商人
Length (in words)112414
Unique words10628
Unique words (used once)4547
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji2120
Unique kanji (used once)295
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.7
Characters255348
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レジェンド
Length (in words)5868841
Unique words28462
Unique words (used once)6350
Unique words (used once %)22%
Unique kanji2731
Unique kanji (used once)145
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length23.0
Characters13347319
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Dジェネシス ダンジョンができて3年(web版)
Length (in words)502378
Unique words23536
Unique words (used once)9234
Unique words (used once %)39%
Unique kanji2477
Unique kanji (used once)227
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.1
Characters1193554
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生き残り錬金術師は街で静かに暮らしたい
Length (in words)406129
Unique words20129
Unique words (used once)6944
Unique words (used once %)34%
Unique kanji2492
Unique kanji (used once)210
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length25.2
Characters931356
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『義教記』~転生したら足利義教でした。【完結】
Length (in words)98049
Unique words10326
Unique words (used once)4956
Unique words (used once %)47%
Unique kanji2155
Unique kanji (used once)370
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length24.7
Characters209963
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ミリオタでなくても軍事がわかる講座
Length (in words)53943
Unique words8227
Unique words (used once)4218
Unique words (used once %)51%
Unique kanji1781
Unique kanji (used once)305
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length32.4
Characters121171
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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)99077
Unique words9663
Unique words (used once)4184
Unique words (used once %)43%
Unique kanji1785
Unique kanji (used once)277
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length28.3
Characters227089
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払暁
Length (in words)78011
Unique words8177
Unique words (used once)3797
Unique words (used once %)46%
Unique kanji1914
Unique kanji (used once)308
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.9
Characters176107
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白の沙羅双樹
Length (in words)59303
Unique words7097
Unique words (used once)3331
Unique words (used once %)46%
Unique kanji1859
Unique kanji (used once)320
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.7
Characters128606
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賢者の弟子を名乗る賢者
Length (in words)1082609
Unique words26254
Unique words (used once)7174
Unique words (used once %)27%
Unique kanji2677
Unique kanji (used once)148
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length24.6
Characters2477308
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ハズレ枠の【状態異常スキル】で最強になった俺がすべてを蹂躙するまで
Length (in words)351088
Unique words16685
Unique words (used once)5739
Unique words (used once %)34%
Unique kanji2277
Unique kanji (used once)224
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length14.4
Characters792091
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ふつつかな悪女ではございますが
Length (in words)75736
Unique words8189
Unique words (used once)3561
Unique words (used once %)43%
Unique kanji1950
Unique kanji (used once)305
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.8
Characters174398
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鉱山(やま)の氏理 ~帰雲の彼方に~
Length (in words)44911
Unique words5270
Unique words (used once)2462
Unique words (used once %)46%
Unique kanji1666
Unique kanji (used once)351
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length24.5
Characters95548
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迷宮の王
Length (in words)125049
Unique words11249
Unique words (used once)4834
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji1991
Unique kanji (used once)273
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.9
Characters284787
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おかしな転生
Length (in words)795609
Unique words28118
Unique words (used once)8866
Unique words (used once %)31%
Unique kanji2767
Unique kanji (used once)224
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length23.2
Characters1802568
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デスマーチからはじまる異世界狂想曲( web版 )
Length (in words)1317375
Unique words34341
Unique words (used once)10016
Unique words (used once %)29%
Unique kanji3014
Unique kanji (used once)161
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.1
Characters2894341
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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)99521
Unique words7743
Unique words (used once)3180
Unique words (used once %)41%
Unique kanji1776
Unique kanji (used once)266
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length23.4
Characters240215
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カナンの魔女
Length (in words)55187
Unique words6516
Unique words (used once)3050
Unique words (used once %)46%
Unique kanji1703
Unique kanji (used once)292
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.7
Characters122506
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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)54783
Unique words7664
Unique words (used once)3757
Unique words (used once %)49%
Unique kanji1874
Unique kanji (used once)361
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length23.2
Characters127431
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魔導具師ダリヤはうつむかない
Length (in words)591113
Unique words18098
Unique words (used once)5829
Unique words (used once %)32%
Unique kanji2319
Unique kanji (used once)204
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length21.3
Characters1325128
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窓際の天才軍師 ~左遷先で楽しようとしたら救国の英雄に祭り上げられました~
Length (in words)131214
Unique words10626
Unique words (used once)4500
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji2048
Unique kanji (used once)302
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length21.8
Characters301699
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