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Yen Press Licenses More Kingdom Hearts Light Novel Series

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Kingdom Hearts II, Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep novels get omnibus release

Yen Press announced on its Twitter account on Friday that it has licensed the Kingdom Hearts II, Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, and Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep novels.

Tomoco Kanemaki wrote both the four-volume Kingdom Hearts II and three-volume Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days novel series, with original plan by Tetsuya Nomura, supervision by Kazushige Nojima, and illustrations by Shiro Amano. Yen Press is releasing Kingdom Hearts II in a two-volume omnibus edition. Square Enix released the four novels — titled Kingdom Hearts II Vol 1. Roxas-Seven Days (pictured above left), Kingdom Hearts II Vol 2. The Destruction of Hollow Bastion, Kingdom Hearts II Vol 3. Tears of Nobody, and Kingdom Hearts II Vol 4. Anthem-Meet Again/Axel Last Stand — in Japan in 2006-2007.

Yen Press is releasing the three Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days novels in a one-volume omnibus edition. Square Enix released the three novels — titled Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days Vol. 1 The 14th (pictured above middle), Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days Vol. 2 Go to the Sea, and Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days Vol. 3 Xion-Seven Days — in Japan in 2009-2010.

Kanemaki wrote the three-volume Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep novel series with illustrations by Amano and original plan by Nomura and Masaru Oka. Yen Press is releasing the three novels in an omnibus edition. Square Enix released the three novels — titled Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep Vol. 1 Something Strange (pictured above right), Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep Vol. 2 Best Friends, and Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep Vol. 3 To the Future — in Japan in 2010-2011.

Yen Press previously released the two-volume Kingdom Hearts light novel series by Kanemaki in a one-volume omnibus edition in March 2015, and released Kanemaki's Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories light novel series in September 2015.

Additionally, the company has released Amano's Kingdom Hearts, Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, Kingdom Hearts II, and Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories manga.

Thanks to Mark Alv for the news tip.


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