Yen Press Announces Six New Upcoming Titles

Yen Press announced six new books today, which include manga debuts for The White Cat's Revenge as Plotted from the Dragon King's Lap, Wolf & Parchment, and Sword Art Online Project Alicization. New light novels (Young Adult) titles include A Certain Magical Index SS and Goblin Slayer Side Story II: Dai Katana and a new art book acquisition for Keito Koume Illustrations: Spice & Wolf – The 10th Year Calvados.

More titles will be announced at the Yen Press Industry Panel at Anime Expo Lite on July 3rd.

Yen Press Announces Six New Upcoming Titles
A Certain Magical Index SS cover art from Yen Press

A Certain Magical Index SS

Story by Kazuma Kamachi

illustrations by Kiyotaka Haimura

Kamijou Touma faces his roughest challenge yet-a classroom hot pot party! Meanwhile, in London, the women's dorm in a base of magicians may never see another day as wild as this one. And in the underbelly of Academy City, Accelerator stumbles upon someone who has been waiting for him all this time…? Here begins the supplementary SS series of A Certain Magical Index!

Originally published in Japan during the serialization of A Certain Magical Index, A Certain Magical Index SS was the first spin-off of the popular light novel series. The side stories featured in A Certain Magical Index SS are led by fan-favorite characters such as Touma, Hamazura and Accelerator.

Yen Press Announces Six New Upcoming Titles
A White Cat's Revenge cover art from Yen Press

The White Cat's Revenge as Plotted from the Dragon King's Lap Story and Aki

Art by Yamigo Kureha

My life was pretty ordinary. Go to college, live in an apartment, hang out with people. But because of that pompous, irritating girl I grew up with, I got dragged into a huge mess. As usual. Now I'm in another world where she's a well-respected shrine maiden…and I got turned into a cat. How did it come to this?!

Adapted from an online novel, The White Cat's Revenge as Plotted from the Dragon King's Lap falls into the growing category of shojo isekai titles. This adorable and beautifully illustrated manga will appeal to a large audience of shojo fantasy fans eager for more.

Yen Press Announces Six New Upcoming Titles
Cover from Spice & Wolf Artbook from Yen Press

Keito Koume Illustrations: Spice & Wolf – The Tenth Year Calvados

Art by Keito Koume 

Never before has the stunning color art of the manga adaption of Spice and Wolf been seen like this! As a compendium of the illustrations delivering a story that ran strong for ten years, this is a must-have for any fan of everyone's favorite apple-loving wolf!

Over a decade ago, the series Spice & Wolf became one of the first light novels to gain mainstream popularity, a series that remains a fan favorite to this day. Keito Koume Illustrations: Spice & Wolf – The Tenth Year Calvados is a deluxe collection of Spice & Wolf illustrator Keito Koume's artwork for the manga adaptation, which includes cover art and a full-color manga excerpt.

Yen Press Announces Six New Upcoming Titles
Wolf and Parchment cover art from Yen Press

Wolf & Parchment (manga)

Story by Isuna Hasekura

Art by Hidori

When Col leaves the cozy mountain village of Nyohhira aspiring to become a full-fledged member of the clergy, a certain impetuous wolf can't help stowing away aboard his ship to follow him for a chance to have a grand adventure of her own!

A gorgeous manga adaptation of the light novel, Wolf & Parchment, is a spin-off of Spice and Wolf taking place ten years after the end of the original series. The ongoing series features Lawrence and Holo's traveling companion Col as well as their daughter Miyuri.

Yen Press Announces Six New Upcoming Titles
Sword Art Online Project Alicization cover art from Yen Press

Sword Art Online Project Alicization (manga)

Story by Reki Kawahara

Art by Koutarou Yamada

Original Illustrations by abec

Deep in an unfamiliar forest, Kirito awakens with sensations far too convincing for a virtual world… With memories of a life, he doesn't remember living. A boy and a girl…and a name that sticks in his mind: Alice.

Sword Art Online Project Alicization is a manga adaptation of Sword Art Online's Alicization Arc, the basis of the ongoing anime titled Sword Art Online: Alicization. Fans of the anime have been eagerly anticipating the release of the Sword Art Online Project Alicization manga along with the upcoming Season 2 of Sword Art Online: Alicization.

Yen Press Announces Six New Upcoming Titles
Goblin Slayer Side Story Dai Katana cover art from Yen Press

Goblin Slayer Side Story II: Dai Katana (light novel)

Story by Kumo Kagyu

Art by lack

Not a soul knows how the death and destruction started. Only one thing is certain—it came from the north. Deep within the Dungeon of the Dead is where the Demon King resides, and the only hope humanity has of defeating this great evil rests on the shoulders of a handful of adventurers. This tale of Sword Maiden's past smells of ash and sounds like the ringing of bare steel.

Goblin Slayer Side Story II: Dai Katana takes place a decade prior to the events of the original series. The spin-off series tells the story of Sword Maiden and her party of six as they journey to slay the Demon King, a feat which made her a legend in the world of Goblin Slayer.

 

About Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh is a filmmaker, screenwriter and novelist who just likes to writer. He wrote radio plays for the BBC Radio, “JLA: Age of Wonder” for DC Comics, “Blackshirt” for Moonstone Books, and “La Muse” for Big Head Press. Most recently, he wrote “Her Nightly Embrace”, “Her Beautiful Monster” and “Her Fugitive Heart”, a trilogy of novels featuring a British-Indian private eye published by Atria Books, a division Simon & Schuster.

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