Yen Press Announces 3 New Manga Acquisitions Including New Disney Titles!
What You Need to Know:
- Yen Press announced today 3 new titles set for print and digital debut in November and December of this year.
- Yen Press and its JY imprint have acquired two series featuring iconic Disney characters – Kingdom Hearts III (manga) and Wizards of Mickey.
- Also announced is the acquisition of the manga adaptation of the military science fiction series 86 – EIGHTY-SIX.
Source: Official Press Release
Kingdom Hearts III (manga)
Created by Tetsuya NomuraA manga retelling of Kingdom Hearts III, the latest in the iconic franchise and one of the best-selling video game releases of 2019. As the one chosen by the Keyblade, Sora travels once again with his friends Donald and Goofy in order to reclaim his lost power! Released in early 2019 after more than a decade since Kingdom Hearts II, Kingdom Hearts III was one of the most anticipated video games in history. Kingdom Hearts III (manga) is drawn by Shiro Amano, the fan-favorite artist who worked on all previous Kingdom Hearts manga.Kingdom Hearts III, Vol. 1 (manga) is scheduled for a November 2020 release.
Art by Shiro Amano
Wizards of Mickey
Story by Stefano Ambrosio
Art by Lorenzo PastrovicchioA beautiful full-color graphic novel series featuring Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy in a fantasy setting—an original story about Mickey’s pursuit of magical artifacts and greatness as a wizard.Originally published in Italy in Topolino, a digest magazine which included Disney comics, Wizards of Mickey is a fun, adventurous fantasy that has been published worldwide in several languages and adapted into a video game and trading card game. JY is thrilled to publish these exciting graphic novels, introducing young readers to a fresh take on the world’s most iconic and beloved Disney characters!
Wizards of Mickey, Vol. 1 (manga) is scheduled for a November 2020 release.
Story by Asatao Asato
Artwork by Motoki Yoshihara
Original illustrations by ShirabiiLong besieged by the fully autonomous killing machines known as the Legion, the Republic of San Magnolia endeavors to turn the tide of war by employing autonomous weapons of their own... Enjoy Asato-Asato's award winning novel in fully illustrated manga form!Filled with political and military intrigue, 86—EIGHTY-SIX has grown rapidly in popularity appealing to core fans of light novels as well as fans of military science fiction series such as Code Geass and Mobile Suit Gundam. An anime adaptation of 86—EIGHTY-SIX has been announced for future release.
86—EIGHTY-SIX, Vol. 1 (manga) is scheduled for a December 2020 release.
Starting my must-read list for the winter already!
86-EIGHTY-SIC sounds super intriguing!