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Yen Audio: Yen Press Partners with Hachette Audio for Audiobooks
Yen Press has entered a new partnership with Hachette Audio The new audiobook imprint is called Yen Audio, and it will produce, sell, and distribute digital audiobook editions of select Yen Press titles. Heading up the program is Publisher and Managing Director Kurt Hassler, who is teaming up with Hachette Audio's longtime Publisher and SVP Anthony Goff, who[...]
The Abandoned Empress: Yen Press to Publish Print Edition of Webtoon
Yen Press, the prolific US-based publisher of manga, and light novels, announced they would be publishing the first English physical release of The Abandoned Empress, the popular Korean webcomic written by Yuna with art from iNA. The Abandoned Empress is a beloved work originally published by D&C Webtoon, the company responsible for the worldwide phenomenon Solo Leveling,[...]
Yen Press Announces New Light Novels and Manga Titles
Yen Press announced a slate of upcoming releases that includes several light novels, manga, and their entrance into the world of RPG. Cover art, Yen Press Reign of the Seven Spellblades (manga) Story by Bokuto Uno Character Design by Ruria Miyuki Art by Sakae Esuno When a boy and girl meet at a prestigious magic school, the curtain to a supreme[...]
Never Open It: The Taboo Trilogy by Ken Niimura Coming from Yen Press
Yen Press announced they would be publishing Never Open It: The Taboo Trilogy, a collection of stories by acclaimed artist Ken Niimura, widely known for his work on manga such as I Kill Giants, Henshin, and Umami. "Never Open It: The Taboo Trilogy" cover art, Yen Press. Never Open It: The Taboo Trilogy is a collection of three stories from Ken Niimura that[...]
Yostuba&I! Vol. 15: Yen Press Announces Return of Manga in September
Yotsuba is back! Yen Press announced that Yotsuba&!  Vol 15, the latest volume of the iconic manga series by Kiyohiko Azuma, will be published in September 2021. With the most recent volume of Yotsuba&! published in 2018, fans all over the world have waited eagerly for the continuation of this heartwarming slice-of-life story featuring eternal 5-year-old Yotsuba. "Yotsuba&! Vol[...]
Yen Press Announces 2 New Upcoming Light Novels
Yen Press has announced the future release of I'm the Villainess, So I'm Taming the Final Boss, a romantic comedy isekai series, and No Game No Life Practical War Game, the highly anticipated prequel volume of the iconic No Game No Life. "I'm the Villainess, So I'm Taming the Final Boss" cover courtesy of Yen Press. I'm[...]
Yen Press Announces Free Comic Book Day 2021 Titles
Yen Press announced their participation in this year's Free Comic Book Day, the national event in which hundreds of comic book stores, independent bookstores, and libraries provide fans with free samples of the year's hottest graphic novels and comics For the event, Yen Press will produce free comics featuring samples of Solo Leveling, a graphic[...]
Yen Press Unveils 6 Spring Manga Titles
The ever-prolific Yen Press released the cover art and pre-order links for 6 manga titles coming out in April and May today. "Sasaki and Miyano Vol 2" cover, Yen Press Sasaki and Miyano, Vol 2 By Syou Harusono We know many of you can't wait for more Sasaki and Miyano Truth be told, we can't wait, either! The cover[...]
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Yen Press announced the acquisition of Megumi Hayashibara's The Characters Taught Me Everything: Living Life One Episode at a Time, a memoir by the legendary Japanese voice actress, lyricist, and radio personality Megumi Hayashibara is one of the world's most celebrated anime voice actresses and is widely known for voicing some of the world's most[...]
Kyle’s Little Sister: JY’s New Kids’ Graphic Novel About Sibling Rivalry
The book is from JY, the Yen Press kids' imprint responsible for celebrated works such as Svetlana Chmakova's Awkward, Brave, and Crush. "Kyle's Little Sister" cover art courtesy of JY, Yen Press. Kyle's Little Sister Story & Artwork by BonHyung Jeong "My name is Grace, not "Kyle's little sister!" Having a good-looking, friendly, outgoing older brother sucks—especially when you're the[...]
Yen Press Announces 8 New Upcoming Manga and Light Novel Titles
Yen Press has announced a slate of upcoming titles that include manga (The Eminence in Shadow, Farewell to My Alter, The Whole of Humanity Has Gone Yuri Except for Me, I'm the Villainous Daughter, So I'm Keeping the Last Boss, The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious and Captivated, By You) and light novels (The[...]
King of Eden: Yen Press Announces Horror Manga by Urusawa's Co-Writer
1 cover courtesy of Yen Press. The series is actually another take on the zombie genre It offers a mythical origin for the zombie virus that goes all the way back to Cain and Abel, then follows its mysterious Korean hero as he tracks the contagion across the globe to try to wipe it out Amongst[...]
My Broken Mariko: A Funny, Sad, Mad Howl of Grief
Proceed with caution and be safe.  "My Broken Mariko" by Waka Hirako, cover art courtesy of Yen Press. Tomoyo Shiino is a hot mess She smokes incessantly, has a short fuse, and doesn't seem to care that she's single When she gets news that her best friend from high school, Mariko, has committed suicide, that sends her[...]
Yen Press Solicitations For January 2021
Hitoma Iruma and Moke Yuzuhara's Adachi And Shimamura kicks off Yen Press and their January 2021 solicitations through comic book stores Plenty to delve through, this is where you start. ADACHI AND SHIMAMURA GN VOL 01 YEN PRESS Adachi And Shumamura Launch in Yen Press January 2021 Solicits NOV201782 (W) Hitoma Iruma (A/CA) Moke Yuzuhara The second floor of the gym[...]
Yen Press Announces New Publishing Plans for Haruhi Suzumiya Novels
Yen Press announced new plans to re-release the Haruhi Suzumiya Light Novels today  Two new volumes of the original Haruhi Suzumiya novel series will be published every month, leading up to the June 2021 release of the new book The Intuition of Haruhi Suzumiya. "Intuition of Haruhi Suzumiya" cover art, Yen Press Yen Press had previously published[...]