Yen Press Acquires That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime: The Ways of the Monster Nation, Manga

NEW YORK, NY (1/6/2020) – Yen Press, LLC announced today the acquisition of That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime: The Ways of the Monster Nation (manga) by acclaimed author Shō Okagiri, original story by Fuse and original character designs by Mitz Vah.

In this exciting new sidestory of the bestselling series, the Jura-Tempest Federation is a vast melting pot of monsters from all walks of life, and they're finally making waves in the wider world around them. Their leader, Rimuru, decides it's time to compile a Tempest guidebook—and there's no one better for the job than a local rabbitfolk girl with a knack for travel reviews! Follow her adventures in this unique That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime spin-off where you'll see the sights and learn the customs of this massive monster nation.

Yen Press acquired the light novel adaptation of That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime in early 2017 and has published seven volumes to date. The wildly popular anime adaptation is currently available for streaming on Crunchyroll.

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime: The Ways of the Monster Nation is slated for a release June 2020 in trade paperback.

About Yen Press, LLC

­­Yen Press, LLC is a joint venture between Kadokawa Corporation and Hachette Book Group. 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 a driving force in the introduction of light novels and Japanese literature to new readers through its Yen On imprint. For more information, visit www.Yen Press.com.

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