Meaning of “LaNove(ラノベ)”

“LaNove(ラノベ)” is an abstraction for “LightNovel(ライトノベル)” which is a genre of entertaining novels, characterized by illustrations in the style of manga, with the setting and character descriptions also reminiscent of an extension of manga.
Some famous anime is from “LaNove(ラノベ)”.

Example Conversation

A: I like this anime.
B: Is this originally a “LaNove(ラノベ)”?
A: Ah, I think so.

A: このアニメおもしろいよね
B: これ原作ラノベだっけ?
A: あー、確かそうだった気がする

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