Lord Marksman and Vanadis is a Japanese light novel series by Tsukasa Kawaguchi. As of October 2014, 10 volumes have been published by Media Factory under their MF Bunko J label. A manga adaptation by Nobuhiko Yanai started serialization in Media Factory's seinen manga magazine Comic Flapper on October 5, 2011. It was one of five MF Bunko J light novel anime adaptations announced at Media Factory's Summer School Festival event on July 28, 2013. An anime television series by Satelight is scheduled to air from October 2014. The word Vanadis is lifted from Norse Mythology, a name for the psychopomp Freyja according to Snorri Sturlasson.