RAIL WARS! (RAIL WARS! -日本國有鉄道公安隊- RAIL WARS! Nihon Kokuyū Tetsudō Kōantai) is a Japanese light novel series written by Takumi Toyoda and illustrated by Vernia600, published by Sohgeisha under their Sohgeisha Clear Bunko light novel label. The first volume is published on January 16, 2012 and is currently ongoing.
This is a parallel story in the future, where the railways weren't privatized. I am very normal high school boy who dreams of working in good railway company, Naoto Takayama. After such a training, I am finally assigned into the 'Railway Public Safety Corps' made of individualistic peoples☆ Moreover, behind the scenes extremists bent on unprivatization of the national railways to "RJ"…what will happen? I finally set the destination of my life! Set in another Japan where the railways weren't privatized, a dream railways paradise entertainment!
|Volume 1||January 16, 2012||ISBN 978-4-88-144150-3|
|Volume 2||May 15, 2012||ISBN 978-4-88-144159-6|
|Volume 3||September 15, 2012||ISBN 978-4-88-144167-1|
|Volume 4||November 15, 2012||ISBN 978-4-88-144169-5|
|Volume 5||February 15, 2013||ISBN 978-4-88-144173-2|
|Volume 6||May 15, 2013||ISBN 978-4-88-144179-4|
|Volume 7||September 20, 2013||ISBN 978-4-88-144182-4|
|Volume 8||January 31, 2014||ISBN 978-4-88-144188-6|
|Volume 9||June 20, 2014||ISBN 978-4-88-144192-3|
|Volume 10||December 25, 2014||ISBN 978-4-88144-201-2|
|Volume 11||July 11, 2015||ISBN 978-4-88144-210-4|
|Volume 12||December 24, 2015||ISBN 978-4-88144-216-6|
|Volume 13||August 3, 2016||ISBN 978-4-88144-220-3|
|Volume 14||December 15, 2017||ISBN 978-4-408-55401-3|
|Volume 15||July 31, 2018||ISBN 978-4-408-55436-5|
|Volume 16||December 14, 2018||ISBN 978-4-408-55456-3|
|Volume 17||July 19, 2019||ISBN 978-4-408-55488-4|
|Volume 18||December 13, 2019||ISBN 978-4-408-55559-1|
A manga adaptation titled RAIL WARS! -Japanese National Railways Security Force- The Revolver (RAIL WARS! -日本國有鉄道公安隊- The Revolver) is being serialized under Mag Garden's Blade Online magazine, illustrated by Keiji Asakawa.
An anime adaptation simply titled RAIL WARS! produced by Passione started airing on July 2014.