The Beloved Manga Series Continues September 2021
What You Need to Know:
- Yen Press, LLC announced a September 2021 release of Yotsuba&!, Vol. 15, the latest volume of the iconic manga series by Kiyohiko Azuma. With the most recent volume of Yotsuba&! published in 2018, fans all over the world have waited eagerly for the continuation of this heartwarming slice-of-life story.
- A fan favorite, Yotsuba&! has garnered many critical nods. The series was nominated for an Eisner Award in the Best Publication for Children category in 2008. It also won the Excellence Prize (Manga Category) at the Japan Media Arts Festival in 2006, was nominated in for the highly competitive Osamu Tezuka Cultural Prize in 2008 and was a runner-up for the first ever Japanese Cartoon Grand Prize (Manga Taisho). Other recognitions include being listed as one of the twenty best comics of the year by Publishers Weekly in 2005 and as one of the top graphic novels for teens by YALSA in 2008.
- Yen Press first published Yotsuba&! in September 2009. For more than a decade, Yotsuba&! has stood out as a best-seller as well as one of the company’s most beloved manga series.
Source: Official Press Release
About Kiyohiko Azuma
Kiyohiko Azuma is the bestselling creator of Azumanga Daioh and the critically acclaimed Yotsuba&!, which won the Excellence Prize in the manga category at the Japan Media Arts Festival in 2006. The series was also nominated for an Eisner Award in the U.S. in 2008 and has been a regular New York Times bestseller.
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.yenpress.com.