Kadokawa’s official website wrote in their description of Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation‘s 26th volume that it will be the final volume of Rifujin no Magonote’s work.
“The gold standard of reincarnation to another world novels, ‘Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation’, is finally completed in its 26th volume,” a translation of the description on the volume’s listing reads.
The 26th volume will release on Nov 26, 2022 in Japan. The cover image of the volume was revealed on September 26, 2022.
In order to celebrate the ending, a special book, which includes the history of the work till now, a new short story, and other things will be released. The book will also include a special congratulatory manga to commemorate the ending and a detailed interview with the light novel’s illustrator Shirotaka.
Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation is a Japanese light novel series by Rifujin na Magonote and illustrated by Shirotaka.
The series is about a jobless and hopeless man who dies after having a sad and withdrawn life and reincarnates in a fantasy world while keeping his memories, determined to enjoy his new life without regrets under the name Rudeus Greyrat.
Originally published on the internet web novel website Shōsetsuka ni Narō in November 2012, a year later it was announced the series would receive a print release under Media Factory’s MF Books imprint with illustrations done by a Pixiv user called Shirotaka.
A manga adaptation by Yuka Fujikawa began serialization in the June 2014 issue of Monthly Comic Flapper. Seven Seas Entertainment licensed the tankōbon volumes of the manga for localization in North America. The company also has licensed the original light novels.
On Syosetu’s rankings, the web novel has made cumulative appearances as the most popular work on the website. An anime television series adaptation by Studio Bind aired from January to December 2021.
A second season is set to premiere in 2023.
As of February 2022, over 10 million copies of the light novels have been sold worldwide. The anime adaptation received overwhelmingly positive responses from both critics and audiences and is considered one of the best anime of 2021.