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The Light Novel Series is a "spin-off sequel" to Ojamajo Doremi that was first announced on September 5th through Kodansha Limited. It it based on the series created by Izumi Todo (Toei Animation), with the story written by series writer Midori Kuriyama (apart from 20's) and artwork by series character designer Yoshihiko Umakoshi. The novels come with illustrations, an interview with the voice actors and narration by Doremi.

Summary

Taking place 3 years after the events of Dokkan, the Ojamajos have grown up and are now in high school.

Installments

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Ojamajo Doremi 16
Dec 2nd, 2011
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Ojamajo Doremi 16 - Naive
May 2nd, 2012
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Ojamajo Doremi 16 - Turning Point
Nov 30th, 2012
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Ojamajo Doremi 17
Jul 2nd, 2013
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Ojamajo Doremi 17 2nd ~Kizashi~
Oct 2nd, 2013
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Ojamajo Doremi 17 3rd ~Come On!~
Feb 28th, 2014
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Ojamajo Doremi 18
Sep 2nd, 2014
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Ojamajo Doremi 18 2nd: Spring has...
Jun 2nd, 2015
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Ojamajo Doremi 19
Dec 2nd, 2015
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Ojamajo Doremi 20's
Oct 2nd, 2019

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The possibility of an Anime Adaptation

The possibility of an anime adaptation has been a debated topic ever since the series was first announced. Many early rumors suggested that an anime adaptation would be released the following year, however, these turned out to be false as time went on.

With the release of the 8th novel, Toei producer Hiromi Seki expressed in an interview that she's wanted to make an anime adaptation for a while. However, she stated that the main issue preventing an anime is sales, revealing that there was a major fall in sales between the first two releases. If the sales for the series aren't high enough then the sponsors and higher-ups won't gather to fund the project. Hiromi concluded the interview by asking for everyone to show support.

Further news for an anime adaptation has yet to be heard...

Trivia

  • The art-style closely resembles Yoshihiko Umakoshi's more-recent works, such as Casshern Sins and Heartcatch Precure.
  • On the cover of the first 3 novels, each girl makes hand gesture for the book number. Doremi pointed (1), Hazuki made a peace sign (2), and Aiko made a peace sign on one hand and pointed with the other (3).
  • The ojamajo's high school uniforms pay resemblance to various uniforms they were shown wearing in official art. Some changes include:
    • Doremi gained a plaid skirt while her knee-length socks are blue. She wears brown shoes.
    • Hazuki's uniform is lighter in color, while the bow became thin and her skirt was altered.
    • Aiko's uniform top was white instead of blue.
    • Onpu's attire was given an entire redesign. Consisting of a chiffon top with green skirt and lining, white knee socks and a purple bow at the chest.
  • The Sharp Uniforms were the only apprentice uniforms not to return in the novel series.
  • It was officially said that the novels were made for the audience who grew up with the series and were now older.
  • On July 5th, 2019, Kodansha announced that volumes 4 through 9 would be reprinted to commemorate the franchise's 20th anniversary.

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