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Yen Press Announcess Ten Manga and Light Novels for September 2024
At Sakura-Con 2024 in Seattle, Yen Press announced ten new titles, including six manga (Pink & Habanero; Tougen Anki: Dark Demon of Paradise; When the Villainess Seduces the Main Heroine; From Old Country Bumpkin to Master Swordsman: My Hotshot Disciples Are All Grown Up Now, and They Won't Leave Me Alone; Detroit: Become Human -Tokyo[...]
The Three-Body Problem: Yen Press to Publish Graphic Novel Adaptation
At the Yen Press Industry Panel at Seattle's Sakura-Con, Yen Press announced that it would be releasing the North American print edition of The Three-Body Problem comic, an adaptation of Liu Cixin's award-winning novel that has sold over 3 million copies in North America The Three-Body Problem is the first installment of Liu's Remembrance of Earth's Past trilogy,[...]
Alya Sometimes Hides Her Feelings in Russian Gets Audiobook Adaptation
This Yen Press audiobook imprint produces English-language audiobooks of manga and light novels. "Alya Sometimes Hides Her Feelings in Russian" cover art courtesy of Yen Press Alya Sometimes Hides Her Feelings in Russian Story by Sunsunsun Masachika Kuze sits next to Alya, a girl of Russian and Japanese descent She's beautiful, haughty, and an exceptional student, while Masachika is[...]
Cover image for A SINNER OF DEEP SEA GN VOL 01
Is this a potential new trend/subgenre on its way? Because in their May 2024 solicits and solicitations, Yen Press are launching two lesbian mermaid manga series, A Sinner Of Deep Sea by Akhito Yomi, and This Monster Wants To Eat Me by Sai Naekawa As well as al the reincarnated-as-a-goddess volimes #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float:[...]
Yen Press Announces 7 Upcoming Manga and 3 Light Novel Titles
It's that time again when Yen Press announces upcoming new books they will translate and publish This includes seven manga (The Dark History of the Reincarnated Villainess Short Story Collection; Rejected by the Hero's Party, a Princess Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside; Riviere and the Land of Prayer; In Another World,[...]
Your Name: Yen Audio Announces Audiobook of Classic Anime Novel
Your Name began life as an anime feature film and Shinkai's first international hit as it opened in theatres worldwide. "your name" cover art: Yen Press "your name" by Makoto Shinkai: Mitsuha, a high school girl living in a small town in the mountains, has a dream that she's a boy living in Tokyo Taki, a high[...]
Yen Press Announces 9 New Books for June 2024 Lineup
Yen Press announced nine new titles in its June 2024 lineup, including seven manga (A Sinner of the Deep Sea; Apocalypse Bringer Mynoghra; Sister and Giant: A Young Lady Is Reborn in Another World; Penguin Highway; Senpai, This Can't Be Love!; Sword Art Online: Kiss & Fly; This Monster Wants to Eat Me), one novel[...]
Ize Press Announces 6 New Korean Manhwa Titles at Anime NYC
At their first-ever Industry Panel held at Anime NYC, Ize Press, the manhwa imprint of Yen Press, announced the upcoming English publication of six manhwa titles (Beware the Villainess!; The Villainess Is a Marionette; Marriage of Convenience; My Secretly Hot Husband; SSS-Class Revival Hunter; Tied to You) With the increase of English print releases of popular Korean webcomics, Ize Press[...]
Yen Press Announces 11 New Manga, Light Novel Titles at Anime NYC
Yen Press announced eleven new titles at its Industry Panel at Anime NYC Releasing in May 2024, this lineup includes eight manga (Bungo Stray Dogs Official Anthology; Days with My Stepsister; Goblin Slayer: A Day in the Life; Sword Art Online Re:Aincrad; The Kept Man of the Princess Knight; No Game No Life Chapter 2: Eastern Union; She Likes Gays, but[...]
Yen Audio Announces Three New Audiobook Adaptations at Anime NYC
the audio imprint of Yen Press will be releasing three new audiobook adaptations of Yen On novels (Bungo Stray Dogs, Baccano!, and Reign of the Seven Spellblades) With a commitment to bringing popular and compelling stories to life in a different format, Yen Audio will introduce the thrilling adventures and enthralling characters of these stories to a wider[...]
Nowaki Fukamidori and Kakeru Sora are addressing their latest manga to potential shoplifters in Whoever Steals This Book, one of a number of launches from Yen Press in their January 2024 solicits and solicitations, as well as Cover Corp, Omcurry G K and Anmitsu Okada's Holox Meeting, Hero's Ako & Bambi, If Villainess And Villain[...]
Yen Press Announces 15 New Upcoming Manga and Novels at NYCC
Yen Press held a panel on the last day of New York Comic Con 2023, where they announced fifteen new title acquisitions With releases in March and April 2024, the lineup includes eight manga (Sword Art Online Progressive Canon of the Golden Rule; Trinity Seven Revision; The Tiger Hasn't Eaten the Dragon Yet; My Gemini;[...]
Ishura, Vol. 1 Audiobook Coming from Yen Audio in October
Ishura has been licensed for its first-ever English release by Yen Press and expanding Yen Audio's audiobook lineup. "Ishura, Vol 1" audiobook cover art: Yen Audio, Yen Press In a world where the Demon King has died, a host of demigods capable of felling him have inherited the world They include a master fencer who can figure[...]
Amy's Big Brother: Sibling Rivalry Prequel Manga out in December
Amy's Big Brother, the prequel to Kyle's Little Sister, will be published by JY, the middle-grade imprint of Yen Press, before the end of the year While JY has covered a wide range of middle-grade books, including manga and prose novels, the imprint is most known for original graphic novels, most notably Svetlana Chmakova's Berrybrook Middle[...]
Yen Press Announces 2 More Titles at Anime Expo 2
Yen Press announced two additional series at Anime Expo 2023 to round out their already huge 2023 lineup: the manga My Poison Princess Is Still Cute and the light novel A Certain Magical Index NT. These series are set to debut in December 2023. My Poison Princess Is Still Cute cover art (not final), courtesy of Yen Press My Poison[...]
Yen Press Announces 16 New Titles including More Bungo Stray Dogs
At Anime Expo 2023, Yen Press announced the acquisition of sixteen new titles at its industry panel, including eight manga (Beastrings; God Bless the Mistaken; Bungo Stray Dogs: Dazai, Chuuya, Age Fifteen; A Witch's Life in a Micro Room; Bride of the Barrier Master; Higurashi When They Cry: MEGURI; holoX MEETing!; Taking Care of God) and seven novels (Durarara!! Side Stories?!; Re:ZERO[...]
Yen Audio to Adapt Goblin Slayer,
At the Yen Press Industry Panel at Anime Expo 2023, Yen Audio announced the upcoming release of five new audiobook adaptations of Yen On novels (Yami-hara, Goblin Slayer, Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?, I've Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level, and The Executioner and Her Way of[...]
Cover image for BOCCHI THE ROCK GN VOL 01
In Yen Press' September 2023 solicits and solicitations (though mostly out in October) we see Aki Hamazi's Bocchi The Rock finally translated into English A YouTuber electric guitar player who is incredibly shy in real life – until she has to step up for a band Has major We Are Lady Parts vibes… already has[...]
Finding Camellia: Ize to Publish English Edition of Korean Manhwa
As one of the most well-known Korean comics featuring a heroine trying to pass herself off as a man, this fantasy comic appeals to those looking for a coming-of-age story of a girl overcoming the odds while hiding her identity. Ize Press is the Korean-content imprint from Yen Press A collaboration between Yen Press, REDICE STUDIO, and[...]
Yen Press Middle Grade Imprint YJ Announces 4 New Books for Kids
Yen Press' middle-grade imprint JY will release prose novels selected from Kadokawa's Tsubasa Bunko label, which has held the top share in children's books in Japan for the last ten years Through this initiative, JY will capture all of the appeal that has been driving unprecedented sales and awareness for manga and light novels for[...]
Anime Expo 2023: Bungo Stray Dogs Creator is Guest of Honor
The anime series is still streaming on Crunchyroll. Cover art courtesy of Yen Press. Kafka Asagiri made his manga debut with Bungo Stray Dogs in Young Ace in December 2012 The innovative setting where characters modeled on real-life literary giants fought with special powers was much discussed The series became hugely popular, spawning anime, stage and film adaptations, and[...]
Yen Press Announces Six New Manga and Book Titles
At MCM London Comic Con last weekend, Yen Press announced the acquisition of three new titles under their Yen Press imprint, including two manga (Lord Hades's Ruthless Marriage; Kiss the Scars of the Girls) and an artbook (Fruits Basket: Complete Anime Natsuki Takaya Illustrations) Over Memorial Day weekend, Yen Press also revealed the acquisition of[...]
The Villainess Turns the Hourglass: Ize Press Picks Up K-Comic Series
At MCM London Comic Con last weekend, Ize Press, an imprint of Yen Press, announced the acquisition of the popular Korean webcomic, The Villainess Turns the Hourglass They will publish an English translation with the panels rearranged into a left-right page layout The series is just one of the latest examples of a genre popular in Korean manhwa[...]
Cover image for GLITCH GN VOL 01 (MR)
Glitch by Shinya Shima is a new manga being translated and published from Yen Press as part of their August 2023 solicits and solicitations, though like many other titles, will only be out in September Followed by other debuts, Maiden Of The Needle Vol 1 by Zeroki, Yukimura and Miho Takeoka, Deer King Vol 1[...]
Yen Press Adds Two New Japanese Audiobook Titles
Yen Audio, the audio division of Yen Press, will release two new audiobook adaptations of Yen On novels: The Samurai and the Prisoner and Ishura Yen On is the new light novel division of Yen Press, bring out English translations of popular Japanese and Korean light novels. "The Samurai and the Prisoner" cover art, Yen On, Yen Press The Samurai[...]
Cover image for I DONT KNOW WHICH IS LOVE GN VOL 01 (MR)
In Yen Press July 2023 solicitations (though mostly scheduled for August and September), they are launching I Don't Know Which Is Love volume 1, a new manga translated into English from the original by Oku Tamamushi dealing with lesbian high school life and the promise that college offers Followed by the all-female Witches' Marriage volume[...]
Ize Press Announces Five New Manhwa Titles at Sakura-Con
At the Yen Press Industry panel at Sakura-Con 2023, Ize Press announced they had acquired the publishing rights of five Korean webcomics (Your Letter; Overgeared; Jungle Juice; See You in My 19th Life; Unholy Blood) Publication dates for the newly announced acquisitions will be shared on Ize Press social media at a later date. "Your Letter" cover art courtesy[...]
Yen Press Announces Huge Slate of Fall 2023 Titles at Sakura-Con
Yen Press held a panel at Sakura-Con 2023, where they announced twenty-three new acquisitions being published under its Yen Press and Yen On imprints The Fall 2023 lineup of titles includes sixteen manga titles, five novels, and two art books. Cover art courtesy of Yen Press. The Deer King (novel) By Nahoko Uehashi Van, a former soldier made slave, toils away endlessly[...]
Solo Leveling: Crunchyroll Adapts Korean Webtoon to Anime Next Winter
Yen Press publishes the series in physical print in English, with both the sixth volume of the comic and the seventh volume of the novel released on March 21. "Solo Leveling" key art, Crunchyroll Yen Press describes the series as such: Known as the Weakest Hunter of All Mankind, E-rank hunter Jinwoo Sung's contribution to raids amounts[...]