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No Game No Life (ノーゲーム・ノーライフ, Nōgēmu Nōraifu) is a Japanese light novel series written and illustrated by Yū Kamiya. It is published under the MF Bunko J imprint, with nine volumes released as of August 25, 2016. A manga adaptation by Yū Kamiya with art by Mashiro Hiiragi started serialization in the seinen manga magazine Monthly Comic Alive on January 27, 2013. It was one of five MF Bunko J light novel anime adaptations announced at Media Factory's Summer School Festival event on July 28, 2013. An anime film, based on the sixth volume, premiered on July 15, 2017 under the title No Game, No Life Zero.
Siblings Sora and Shiro are a pair of hikikomori NEETs who together form 『 』 (Kūhaku (空白, lit. "blank space"), an undefeated online gamer and urban legend. They both consider the real world to be a "crappy game". They are summoned by a boy calling himself "God" to a fantasy world where he has forbidden all violence and warfare between the sixteen intelligent races living there; instead, everything is decided by games. The siblings find themselves the would-be saviors of humanity (Imanity), who rank sixteenth among the races and have been confined to their sole remaining city.
- ↑ "No Game, No Life Light Novels by Itsuten's Kamiya Gets Anime". Anime News Network. July 28, 2013. http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2013-07-28/no-game-no-life-light-novels-by-itsuten-kamiya-gets-anime. Retrieved July 28, 2013.