Yen Press Licenses Silver Spoon, Kemono Friends Manga, A Sister's All You Need, Reborn as a Vending Machine Light Novels, More
posted on by Karen Ressler
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Yen Press announced at its Anime Expo panel on Saturday that it will release the following manga in print:
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Days of Goddess (Kamisama no Nichijō), Masaya Takamura's four-panel spinoff of Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?
Yen Press also announced that it will release the following manga titles digitally. Print releases for these titles is unconfirmed.
- Tokyo Ravens by Atsushi Suzumi, based on Kouhei Azano and Sumihei's light novel series
- MAOYU (Maoyū Maō Yūsha "Kono Waga no mono to Nare, Yūsha yo" "Kotowaru!")
- Baka and Test (Baka & Test - Summon the Beasts) by Mo-suke Mattaku and Yumeuta, based on Kenji Inoue and Yui Haga's light novel
- Now Playing by Hifumi
- Thou Shalt Not Die (Kimi Shinitamō Koto Nakare) by Tarō Yokō and Daisuke Moriyama
- Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun (Jibaku Shōnen Hanako-kun) by Iro Aida
- Kuzumi-kun, Can't You Read the Room? (Koizumi-kun, Kūki Yomemasu ka?) by Mosuko
Yen Press announced the following light novel licenses:
Reborn as a Vending Machine, Now I Wander the Dungeon (Jidōhanbaiki ni Umarekawatta Ore wa Meikyū ni Samayō) by author Hirukuma and illustrator Itsuwa Katō
The Hero and His Elf Bride Open a Pizza Parlor (Yūsha desu ga Isekai de Elf Yome to Pizza-ten Hajimemasu) by author Kaya Kizaki and illustrator Shiso (slated for spring 2018)
Yen Press announced the following digital manga that will launch simultaneously with Japan:
- Goblin Slayer Year One manga adaptation, starting in September
- Final Fantasy: Lost Stranger by Hazuki Minase, begins on July 12
In addition, Yen Press will release Pandora Hearts in a repackaged deluxe box called the "PandoraBox" in November for US$230. The new release will have a box with metal handles, larger pages, and reproduced color pages.
Update: More details added.
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