Teen Picks: Novels Based on Popular Manga Series

We all find inspiration from someone or something. Whether it's your favorite song or book, all ideas come from somewhere. In fact, some of the greatest manga series were turned into novels! With interesting characters, intricate plots and rich storylines, let's take a look at some of the most popular titles and their counterparts.

Sharpen your blades and slay the enemy! Demon Slayer is a light novel series that follows the journey of a young warrior who seeks revenge following the deaths of his parents, and his sister turning into a demon. One of the highest-selling series of all time, Demon Slayer is an electrifying series that keeps you wondering what will happen next. 

Inspired by Victor Hugo's iconic 19th-century novel, the anime version of Les Misérables tells the story of Cosette, a meek, neglected child who finds refuge in the kind stranger Jean Valjean. Aimed at young adults, this adaptation does not contain as much violence as the original.

Ready, set, fight! In Naruto: Innocent Heart, Demonic Blood, this light novel tells the origins of Naruto Uzumaki, a troublemaking but well-meaning ninja whose ultimate goal is to become the Hokage of his village. With intense fight scenes and a rich storyline, it serves as a launch pad for what is one of the most iconic manga series. 

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