What You Need to Know:
- Yen Press is keeping busy these days by acquiring seven new titles for their catalog in March 2023 and also debuting a rising star who is a horror manga artist.
- Find out all the details below!
Seven New Titles Joining Yen Press March 2023
Yen Press, LLC is adding seven new titles to their lineup in March 2023, including five manga (The Otherworlder, Exploring the Dungeon; The Villainess Stans the Heroes: Playing the Antagonist to Support Her Faves!; Sunbeams in the Sky; Kiniro Mosaic, Best Wishes; Call the Name of the Night) and two novels (The Reformation of the World as Overseen by a Realist Demon King; Hollow Regalia). From isekai fantasy to school-life rom-coms, this assortment of titles has something for everyone!
The Otherworlder, Exploring the Dungeon
Story by Hinagi Asami
Art by Kureta
A manga adaptation of the light novel series from Yen On.
Broke and desperate, Souta signs up for a gig to warp to a fantasy world, ascend a dungeon tower, and claim the treasure inside. However, an accident in the transfer process separates him from his teammates, leaving him stranded. Will his adventure end before it even begins?
The Villainess Stans the Heroes: Playing the Antagonist to Support Her Faves!
Story by Yamori Michikusa
Art by Tsubasa Takamatsu
What’s a girl to do when she’s reincarnated into a game full of her biases, and as the antagonist to boot? Simple—do whatever it takes to make them shine, of course! When I’m reborn into the body of the villainess Eldia, I’m determined to play my role to perfection for the loves of my life…but how was I supposed to know that one impulsive mistake I made years ago would bring such drastic changes to the story!?
Sunbeams in the Sky
By Monika Kaname
Twin sisters Himari and Mio are perfect copies on the outside, but their personalities couldn’t be any more different. When Himari decides to stay home from school due to an unfortunate incident, Mio decides the best way to convince her to return is to take her place!
The Reformation of the World as Overseen by a Realist Demon King (novel)
Story by Hata Ryousuke
Illustration by Yuugen
By the will of a whimsical goddess, the seventy-second Demon King has been reincarnated to rule alongside a chaotic mixture of humans and heroes in another world. The newly minted Demon King Astaroth has been tasked with overseeing the reconstruction of this strange, new land, and as a realist, he will use rarely seen resourcefulness and tactics to reshape the fate of all who live under his reign!
Kiniro Mosaic, Best Wishes
By Yui Hara
Set one year after the events in Kiniro Mosaic, this volume contains eleven chapters ranging from the everyday life of Alice and her friends after graduation to behind-the-scenes stories of their high school life never revealed in the main series.
Call the Name of the Night
By Tama Mitsuboshi
Deep in the forest, a curious pair resides: a young girl Mira, whose affliction leads her to call forth darkness whenever she’s in distress, and her physician Rei, determined to seek a cure. Each day, she works to remember the light and bring back the person she used to be. But a sudden visit from Rei’s friend, who harbors an interest in Mira’s illness, may be the end of their peaceful days…
Hollow Regalia (novel)
Story by Mikumo Gakuto
Illustration by Miyuu
A new light novel series from the author of Strike the Blood!
She's a dragon. He's a dragon slayer. And in this world, the Japanese have been wiped out! That day, giant dragons appeared in the sky above Tokyo, and the collapse of the nation of Japan began. With the arrival of monsters called Moju, Japanese people went extinct, and the nation was transformed into a lawless land occupied by armed forces and criminal syndicates. Yahiro is one of the few remaining. Having gained immortality from dragon’s blood, he spends each lonely day as a "salvager," transporting artwork out of the uninhabited ruins of Tokyo…until one day, a pair of twin art dealers request that he salvage a particularly powerful and mysterious item.
Yen Press Announces Mokumokuren’s The Summer Hikaru Died
A Haunting Tale of Love That Has Captivated the World of Horror Manga
Yen Press, LLC announced the future release of The Summer Hikaru Died, a rising star in the world of horror manga by artist Mokumokuren. In a short span of time, The Summer Hikaru Died has captured the attention and acclaim of the manga world due to its beautiful yet grotesque art style and its depiction of a complicated love between a boy and his deceased friend whose body now houses a mysterious entity. Due to its critical acclaim in Japan and the immense popularity of horror manga in the West, The Summer Hikaru Died has become one of the most highly anticipated and frequently requested series of the past year.
The Summer Hikaru Died
Two boys lived in a village: Yoshiki and Hikaru. The two did everything together...until the day Hikaru was encompassed by a mysterious light. That was when everything changed—Hikaru most of all. Yoshiki still wishes from the bottom of his heart to always stay by his side...but is there even a Hikaru left to be with?
The Yen Press edition of The Summer Hikaru Died, Vol. 1 will be available in print and digital. The official release date will be announced on Yen Press social media in the near future.
Source: Official Press Release