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)1495772
Unique words34983
Unique words (used once)9702
Unique words (used once %)27%
Unique kanji3046
Unique kanji (used once)197
Unique kanji readings6363
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)975507
Unique words30719
Unique words (used once)9178
Unique words (used once %)29%
Unique kanji2880
Unique kanji (used once)199
Unique kanji readings6078
Difficulty9/10
Average sentence length23.0
Characters2316206
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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)1153382
Unique words21162
Unique words (used once)5365
Unique words (used once %)25%
Unique kanji2526
Unique kanji (used once)147
Unique kanji readings5058
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length18.1
Characters2592826
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ラピスの心臓
Length (in words)624513
Unique words21768
Unique words (used once)6318
Unique words (used once %)29%
Unique kanji2489
Unique kanji (used once)194
Unique kanji readings5102
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length22.9
Characters1429335
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Re:ゼロから始める異世界生活
Length (in words)2369220
Unique words34470
Unique words (used once)8020
Unique words (used once %)23%
Unique kanji2820
Unique kanji (used once)132
Unique kanji readings6053
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length22.6
Characters5427084
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Knight's & Magic
Length (in words)628853
Unique words20537
Unique words (used once)6286
Unique words (used once %)30%
Unique kanji2539
Unique kanji (used once)201
Unique kanji readings5050
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length22.2
Characters1420601
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転生王女と天才令嬢の魔法革命【Web版】
Length (in words)502693
Unique words16865
Unique words (used once)5383
Unique words (used once %)31%
Unique kanji2385
Unique kanji (used once)207
Unique kanji readings4577
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length21.0
Characters1162666
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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)338423
Unique words17748
Unique words (used once)6281
Unique words (used once %)35%
Unique kanji2526
Unique kanji (used once)270
Unique kanji readings4862
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length24.7
Characters768697
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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)79282
Unique words9474
Unique words (used once)4346
Unique words (used once %)45%
Unique kanji1986
Unique kanji (used once)316
Unique kanji readings3407
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length33.4
Characters181378
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今年は幕歴417年です!!
Length (in words)125766
Unique words13200
Unique words (used once)5809
Unique words (used once %)44%
Unique kanji2249
Unique kanji (used once)323
Unique kanji readings4008
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length27.2
Characters288236
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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)97230
Unique words10148
Unique words (used once)4435
Unique words (used once %)43%
Unique kanji2159
Unique kanji (used once)300
Unique kanji readings3849
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length20.5
Characters218196
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ありふれた職業で世界最強
Length (in words)1728241
Unique words32683
Unique words (used once)8177
Unique words (used once %)25%
Unique kanji2802
Unique kanji (used once)152
Unique kanji readings6005
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length21.3
Characters3989725
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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)115034
Unique words10744
Unique words (used once)4622
Unique words (used once %)43%
Unique kanji2085
Unique kanji (used once)346
Unique kanji readings3701
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length26.8
Characters260857
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ライブダンジョン!
Length (in words)742902
Unique words19874
Unique words (used once)6011
Unique words (used once %)30%
Unique kanji2349
Unique kanji (used once)165
Unique kanji readings4711
Difficulty8/10
Average sentence length27.6
Characters1724940
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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)685200
Unique words24733
Unique words (used once)7482
Unique words (used once %)30%
Unique kanji2498
Unique kanji (used once)144
Unique kanji readings5205
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)806421
Unique words22524
Unique words (used once)6706
Unique words (used once %)29%
Unique kanji2642
Unique kanji (used once)237
Unique kanji readings5348
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length19.4
Characters1819219
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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)716793
Unique words18492
Unique words (used once)5517
Unique words (used once %)29%
Unique kanji2419
Unique kanji (used once)194
Unique kanji readings4741
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length19.4
Characters1670071
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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)445933
Unique words15966
Unique words (used once)5292
Unique words (used once %)33%
Unique kanji2247
Unique kanji (used once)237
Unique kanji readings4296
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length18.6
Characters989309
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超大国日本育成計画
Length (in words)90697
Unique words10651
Unique words (used once)4775
Unique words (used once %)44%
Unique kanji2081
Unique kanji (used once)327
Unique kanji readings3641
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length27.2
Characters206553
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蒼き叡智の魔導書
Length (in words)80910
Unique words8254
Unique words (used once)3594
Unique words (used once %)43%
Unique kanji1866
Unique kanji (used once)293
Unique kanji readings3231
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length21.4
Characters186968
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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)148533
Unique words11480
Unique words (used once)4866
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji2391
Unique kanji (used once)365
Unique kanji readings4277
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length28.7
Characters310381
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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)1021977
Unique words20586
Unique words (used once)6023
Unique words (used once %)29%
Unique kanji2455
Unique kanji (used once)169
Unique kanji readings4914
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length19.7
Characters2406187
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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)111056
Unique words10022
Unique words (used once)4123
Unique words (used once %)41%
Unique kanji2315
Unique kanji (used once)320
Unique kanji readings4321
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length19.3
Characters239069
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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)100104
Unique words9450
Unique words (used once)3997
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji2178
Unique kanji (used once)341
Unique kanji readings3976
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length23.5
Characters221655
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今度は絶対に邪魔しませんっ!
Length (in words)169167
Unique words10973
Unique words (used once)4425
Unique words (used once %)40%
Unique kanji2098
Unique kanji (used once)287
Unique kanji readings3845
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length24.7
Characters398902
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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)406526
Unique words20121
Unique words (used once)6940
Unique words (used once %)34%
Unique kanji2492
Unique kanji (used once)210
Unique kanji readings4962
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length25.2
Characters931356
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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)1317962
Unique words34387
Unique words (used once)10025
Unique words (used once %)29%
Unique kanji3015
Unique kanji (used once)162
Unique kanji readings6415
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.1
Characters2894341
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指輪の選んだ婚約者
Length (in words)98748
Unique words10001
Unique words (used once)4471
Unique words (used once %)44%
Unique kanji2010
Unique kanji (used once)310
Unique kanji readings3618
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length25.4
Characters224478
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後宮も二度目なら 〜白豚妃再来伝〜
Length (in words)82479
Unique words9245
Unique words (used once)3951
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji2061
Unique kanji (used once)297
Unique kanji readings3629
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length21.1
Characters188800
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勇者の商人
Length (in words)112564
Unique words10631
Unique words (used once)4548
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji2120
Unique kanji (used once)295
Unique kanji readings3732
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.7
Characters255348
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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)503158
Unique words23645
Unique words (used once)9324
Unique words (used once %)39%
Unique kanji2487
Unique kanji (used once)228
Unique kanji readings4801
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.1
Characters1193554
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白の沙羅双樹
Length (in words)59358
Unique words7100
Unique words (used once)3322
Unique words (used once %)46%
Unique kanji1859
Unique kanji (used once)320
Unique kanji readings3181
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.7
Characters128606
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アラフォー賢者の異世界生活日記
Length (in words)910126
Unique words26981
Unique words (used once)7972
Unique words (used once %)29%
Unique kanji2780
Unique kanji (used once)215
Unique kanji readings5728
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.5
Characters2063666
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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)351836
Unique words16689
Unique words (used once)5746
Unique words (used once %)34%
Unique kanji2285
Unique kanji (used once)227
Unique kanji readings4366
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length14.4
Characters792091
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迷宮の王
Length (in words)125134
Unique words11240
Unique words (used once)4816
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji1991
Unique kanji (used once)272
Unique kanji readings3605
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.9
Characters284787
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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)1537782
Unique words33060
Unique words (used once)9309
Unique words (used once %)28%
Unique kanji2748
Unique kanji (used once)232
Unique kanji readings5730
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length29.3
Characters3623312
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おかしな転生
Length (in words)796267
Unique words28143
Unique words (used once)8881
Unique words (used once %)31%
Unique kanji2768
Unique kanji (used once)224
Unique kanji readings5758
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length23.2
Characters1802568
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賢者の弟子を名乗る賢者
Length (in words)1083037
Unique words26260
Unique words (used once)7177
Unique words (used once %)27%
Unique kanji2683
Unique kanji (used once)151
Unique kanji readings5580
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length24.6
Characters2477308
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『義教記』~転生したら足利義教でした。【完結】
Length (in words)99156
Unique words10540
Unique words (used once)5065
Unique words (used once %)48%
Unique kanji2179
Unique kanji (used once)369
Unique kanji readings4122
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length24.7
Characters209963
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レジェンド
Length (in words)5870758
Unique words28475
Unique words (used once)6369
Unique words (used once %)22%
Unique kanji2733
Unique kanji (used once)146
Unique kanji readings5681
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length23.0
Characters13347319
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RPGの悪役に転生してしまったけど、生き残りたい
Length (in words)127007
Unique words11886
Unique words (used once)5392
Unique words (used once %)45%
Unique kanji2079
Unique kanji (used once)305
Unique kanji readings3847
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length18.0
Characters289141
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ふつつかな悪女ではございますが
Length (in words)75983
Unique words8187
Unique words (used once)3552
Unique words (used once %)43%
Unique kanji1951
Unique kanji (used once)305
Unique kanji readings3375
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.8
Characters174398
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払暁
Length (in words)78082
Unique words8179
Unique words (used once)3798
Unique words (used once %)46%
Unique kanji1914
Unique kanji (used once)307
Unique kanji readings3369
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.9
Characters176107
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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)99351
Unique words9675
Unique words (used once)4198
Unique words (used once %)43%
Unique kanji1791
Unique kanji (used once)276
Unique kanji readings3049
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length28.3
Characters227089
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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)131327
Unique words10625
Unique words (used once)4495
Unique words (used once %)42%
Unique kanji2049
Unique kanji (used once)302
Unique kanji readings3653
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length21.8
Characters301699
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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)99552
Unique words7745
Unique words (used once)3180
Unique words (used once %)41%
Unique kanji1776
Unique kanji (used once)266
Unique kanji readings3050
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length23.4
Characters240215
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俺は星間国家の悪徳領主!
Length (in words)352546
Unique words13906
Unique words (used once)4802
Unique words (used once %)34%
Unique kanji2070
Unique kanji (used once)202
Unique kanji readings3864
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length17.8
Characters795800
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腕白関白・改定版
Length (in words)81147
Unique words8151
Unique words (used once)3548
Unique words (used once %)43%
Unique kanji1939
Unique kanji (used once)318
Unique kanji readings3491
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length21.2
Characters177339
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カナンの魔女
Length (in words)55227
Unique words6515
Unique words (used once)3043
Unique words (used once %)46%
Unique kanji1703
Unique kanji (used once)293
Unique kanji readings2867
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length20.7
Characters122506
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魔導具師ダリヤはうつむかない
Length (in words)591585
Unique words18096
Unique words (used once)5830
Unique words (used once %)32%
Unique kanji2320
Unique kanji (used once)205
Unique kanji readings4435
Difficulty7/10
Average sentence length21.3
Characters1325128
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