Back in February 2006, Dengeki Bunko and Japanese light novel author, Isuna Hasekura, launched Spice and Wolf, and taught a lot of people about business, economics, and politics. To celebrate the series’ 10th anniversary, the May issue of Dengeki Bunko Magazine has revealed that Lawrence and Holo are returning in a new story, which will be the first one since the light novel series ended with its 17th and final volume.
The series will return with the “Spring Log” chapter, which will be focusing on Lawrence, and a pair of a pair of travelers unwind after a long journey in a hot spring. After that, a new story will be focusing on Lawrence’s partner, Holo, and the magazine announced that they will be continuing the duo’s story.
Other announcements for the light novel series include new 10th anniversary merchandise, and the release of an e-book omnibus for the entire 17-volume series. The magazine will also be releasing monthly short stories about the series just for the anniversary.
Spice and Wold follows the story of Kraft Lawrence, a travelling merchant, who picks up an unexpected travelling companion in Holo, a wise wolf who was the diety of a local village. The series tackled several key issues, from food and business, to politics, tradition, and religion.