Yen Press Announces New Acquisition: Konosuba: An Explosion on this Wonderful World

NEW YORK, NY (12/7/2018) – Yen Press, LLC, manga and graphic novel publisher, announced the exciting side-story license to the beloved KONOSUBA franchise—KONOSUBA: AN EXPLOSION ON THIS WONDERFUL WORLD!

Published under the Yen Press imprint, KONOSUBA is a wildly popular franchise originally localized in the United States as a light novel and manga. The series has been met with critical acclaim, garnering an anime adaptation, featured films, video games, and several spin-offs. In 2019, the franchise returns with a highly anticipated animated film by J.C. Staff.

In KONOSUBA: AN EXPLOSION ON THIS WONDERFUL WORLD!, everyone's favorite explosion-obsessed spellcaster Megumin and her Crimson Magic Clan are back in this spinoff of the hit comedy!

Perfect for fans of the isekai genre, KONOSUBA: AN EXPLOSION ON THIS WONDERFUL WORLD was written by Natsume Akatsuki, and illustrated by Kasumi Morino. It is slated for a June 18th, 2019 release.

About Yen Press, LLC
Yen Press, LLC is a joint venture between Kadokawa Corporation and Hachette Book Group, dedicated to publishing manga and graphic novels for adults and young readers. Founded in 2006, Yen Press has quickly risen to become one of the largest and most prolific publishers of manga and original graphic novels in the North American marketplace and has become a driving force in the introduction of light novels to new readers through its Yen On imprint. For more information, visit

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