Yen Press Adds Bestia, Carole & Tuesday, 11 More Manga/Novels
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Yen Press announced 13 manga and light novel licenses and releases at its panel at Anime NYC on Saturday. All of the titles are slated for release in 2020.
Title: Bestia manga
Creators: Makoto Sanda, (story), Ako Arisaka (art), Kashiwa Miyako (planning)
Summary: Chasing a faint memory from childhood, Asuka Tsukasa travels to London—and falls headlong into fantasy, intrigue, and the piercing gaze of a beautiful beast girl!
Title: Restaurant to Another World manga
Creators: Junpei Inuzuka (story), Takaaki Kugatsu (art), Katsumi Enami (character design)
Summary: Somewhere in Tokyo, there is a certain special door. Most days, it stays closed and unmoving. Curiously, it opens up exactly once a week to welcome dwarves and dragons and elves who cannot wait for another chance to enjoy the inviting and comforting food of a restaurant from another world…
Title: To Save the World, Can You Wake Up the Morning After with a Demi-Human? (Sekai o Sukū Tame ni Watashi to Asa Chun Dekimasu ka?) manga
Creator: Rekomaru Otoi
Summary: In a society where humans and demi-humans live side by side, Hironori Tabata is destined to father the hero who will save the world—and every monster girl wants him raw!
Title: Sadako at the End of the World (Shūmatsu no Sadako-san) manga
Creators: Koma Natsumi. (story), Koji Suzuki (editorial supervision)
Summary: After society falls apart, a pair of sisters plays a certain infamous video tape—but when Sadako appears, they're just happy to meet another girl in this post-apocalyptic world. Written under the supervision of Koji Suzuki, the original author of the Ring novels!
Title: I Love You So Much, I Hate You (Nikurashii Hodo Aishiteru) manga
Summary: Asano and Fujimura are an unbeatable duo at work, but their relationship is more than just professional. Is this office affair about love, or is it just a game?
Title: Carole & Tuesday manga
Creators: BONES/Shinichiro Watanabe (story), Morito Yamataka (art)
Summary: In this beautiful tale of friendship by Shinichiro Watanabe (director of Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, and Kids on the Slope), two girls from different worlds connect through a love of music and a desire to make it big on Mars.
Title: High School DxD novel
Creators: Ichiei Ishibumi (story), Miyama-Zero (art)
Summary: Most of Issei Hyoudou's perverted life has been filled with dreams about having a harem, so it's not a great sign when one of his dates ends with his murder! He's fortunate enough to be revived by a beautiful girl, but his luck ends after he discovers his school is filled to the brim with deadly angels and demons!
Title: High School Prodigies Have It Easy Even in Another World! novel
Creators: Riku Misora (story), Sacraneco (art)
Summary: After crash landing in a foreign land filled with magic and monsters, most people would wonder what to do next. For seven of Japan's greatest high school geniuses, the real question is how much are they allowed to mess around? This world might not last long enough for these insane prodigies to go home…
Title: The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy (Seiken Gakuin no Maken Tsukai) novel
Creators: Yū Shimizu (story), Asagi Tōsaka (art)
Summary: One of the most powerful demon lords ever has been sealed away for a thousand years. When he finally awakens, he is reincarnated as…a 10-year- old boy?! Now under the care of the girl who released him, the demon lord Leonis must navigate the perils of Excalibur Academy!
Title: Banished from the Heroes' Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the
Countryside (Shin no Nakama janai to Yūsha no Party o Oidasareta node, Henkyō de Slow Life Suru Koto ni Shimashita) novel
Creators: Zappon (story), Yasumo (art)
Summary: Red was born with incredible powers, and he seemed like the perfect candidate to join the front lines in the fight to save the world—but before he could, he was told this wasn't where he belonged. Instead, he finds his destiny in an apothecary...
Title: In the Land of Leadale (Leadale no Daichi nite) novel
Creators: Ceez (story), Tenmaso (art)
Summary: The last thing she can remember is her life support beginning to fail. Her body had suffered terribly after a fateful accident and the only freedom left in her life came from the VR World of Leadale. How did she end up in a place that looks exactly like her game except that 200 years have apparently gone by?
Title: Three Days of Happiness (Mikkakan no Kōfuku) novel
Creator: Sugaru Miaki
Summary: In this dark, moody love story, college student Kusunoki decides to sell off the next thirty years of his life at a mysterious shop in exchange for money—and maybe a chance to find something worth living for.
Source: Press release