Log Horizon (ログ・ホライズン Rogu Horaizun) is a Japanese novel series written by Mamare Touno and published by Enterbrain in Japan since 2011. Yen Press announced their plans to publish the novels in 2015. The series follows the strategist, Shiroe, and the other players of the long-lived MMORPG Elder Tale after they find themselves whisked away into the game world following a game update. The novel has received four manga adaptations, with one based on the main story and the other three revolving around characters in the series. An anime adaptation aired on NHK Educational TV between October 5, 2013 and March 22, 2014. A second season will begin airing on October 4, 2014.