What You Need to Know:
- It's the moment so many of you have been waiting for...after more than two years, Yotsuba is back in Yotsuba&!, Vol. 15!
- Plus, Yen Press has got more continuing favorites for you on this happy new release day!
- Before we end here, we should mention that we made some new series announcements last week.
- Check out this blog post for more details!
Yotsuba&!, Vol. 15 by Kiyohiko Azuma
Yotsuba is going to school...almost! Fuuka says at school you read and write and do tests! A test is where you write your name at the top and answer questions. Yotsuba got alllll the questions right, so Fuuka gave her a perfect score! And, and, you get to paint with big-girl paints like Ena, wear a backpack, make picture books, and collect pretty rocks! School is gonna be great! …Right?
Days on Fes, Vol. 3 by Kanato Oka
When Mero Fukagawa—a classmate with a crush on Kanade—invites her and Otoha to attend Ultima Rock Fest in Shibuya, it’s the girls’ first time at an urban music festival. With the opportunity to visit a bevy of smaller venues and get closer to the bands than ever before, this event is a far cry from the outdoor performances they’ve experienced. Mero is actually playing at the festival himself (and he hopes to show Kanade his best side), but his competition is stiff: Kanade’s favorite band, Daze on Youth, is also there!
Love and Heart, Vol. 3 by Chitose Kaido
In the aftermath of the incident with the Students’ Union, Yoh has grown closer to Haruma—a fact that doesn’t go unnoticed by Touya, who finds himself grapping his feelings towards his best friend. Meanwhile, a chance meeting reunites Yoh with her former classmate, Wakana. She stole every one Yoh’s middle school boyfriends—and now she has her sights set on Haruma! And so the tangled web of love spreads further...
Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story, Vol. 3 by Magica Quartet and Fujino Fuji
Unsurprisingly, the rumor of a shrine where parted friends and family can be reunited piques the interest of Iroha, who remains no closer to figuring out what happened to her sister, Ui. Though Yachiyo is reluctant to partner with another magical girls, she shares Iroha’s desire to see a loved one and agrees to face the Séance Shrine together. They are not the first to be lured by the rumor’s promise—will they be the last?
In Another World with My Smartphone, Vol. 3 (manga) by Patora Fuyuhara, Soto, and Eiji Usatsuka
Nefarious schemers have attempted to poison the king of Belfast and frame an innocent victim. Touya knows the truth, however, thanks to the abilities he gained upon being transported to this new world. But while his goal is to corner the culprit, Touya has something else to worry about—his helpfulness has attracted the attention of the king’s only daughter! Princess Yumina wants Touya’s hand in marriage, and she won’t take no for an answer…
Combatants Will Be Dispatched!, Vol. 5 (manga) by Natsume Akatsuki, Masaaki Kiasa, and Kakao Lanthanum
Agent Six’s squad, having failed to get their hands on the water fruit after an attack from the Sand King, are stuck wandering the desert. It’s looking bad—they’re running out of water, their capacity for rational thought is boiling away, their “survival instincts” are starting to go off the charts, and their useless necromancer is shriveling up into nothing. In the face of all that, can Six and the rest make it back from the desert alive…?!
A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 24 (manga) by Kazuma Kamachi and Chuya Kogino
Item’s battle comes to a head as their hideout is raided, and the team reaches its breaking point. Disgusted with Mugino’s disregard for the other members’ lives, Hamazura finds the resolve to stand up to her. Mugino may be a Level Five, one of the strongest espers in Academy City, but she’ll see that even a powerless Level Zero like Hamazura can put up a fight when his back is against the wall!
Source: Official Press Release