What You Need to Know:
- October is here, and Yen Press coming in hot with a TON of new releases.
- Yen Press has got witches, vampires, and various undead creatures in this round-up, as well as some...less spooky, but no less exciting manga and light novels to keep you company as the days start growing shorter!
- Below is the list for this season's great reads.
- To find out more titles from Yen Press, make sure to visit the link, here: https://yenpress.com/
The Undead King's Reign of Peace, Vol. 1 (light novel) by Sakuma Sasaki and Eishi Hayama
DEATH COMFORTS US ALL
When a black-robed skeleton shows up at Mira’s door in the dead of night, the last thing she expects is for him to cure her fatal infection! Her nighttime visitor is Undead King Terios, who soon finds himself feeding and teaching the peasant children he saved from disease during a chance encounter. With guidance from this terrifying yet kindhearted skeleton, Mira blossoms into an apprentice magic user. But will her idyllic world shatter when the nobility sends a squad of knights to eradicate the “skeletal menace”? This is the legend of an Undead King who aims to conquer the world without taking a single human life!
No Game No Life Practical War Game by Yuu Kamiya
YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT’S IN THE CARDS…
Before the creation of Disboard, a world where everything is decided by games, there raged a terrible war among the various races. The Immanity weren’t the only ones fighting to end that war, though—one Elf had her own plans: Whoever’s left standing after the world is destroyed is the winner! What tricks did Think Nirvalen have up her sleeve all those years ago? Who was actually pulling the strings behind the Great War? And did Nina Clive, Think’s overworked assistant, even make it out alive?!
Adachi and Shimamura, Vol. 2 (manga) by Hitoma Iruma and Moke Yuzuhara
Going bowling on the weekend, singing old songs at karaoke—with all the time they’re spending together, Adachi and Shimamura are finding out lots of surprising things about each other. And as the seasons change and Christmas approaches, Adachi’s doing her best to come up with the perfect present for her unsuspecting crush. Can she plan the perfect Christmas date to show Shimamura how much she means to her?
Bofuri: I Don't Want to Get Hurt, so I'll Max Out My Defense., Vol. 3 (light novel) by Yuumikan and KOIN
THIS IS WHERE IT ALL BEGINS!
Following their incredible performance in the treasure hunt event, Maple and Sally are interested in one thing and one thing only—buying a house! After all, every guild needs a home. Though their guild is still small, the girls and their friends are excited to have a place to meet, train, and grow—especially now that the newly minted guilds are all going to be facing off in the next big event! This is the birth of the legendary Maple Tree, the guild whose name strikes fear into the hearts of all who hear it!
The Vampire and His Pleasant Companions, Vol. 4 by Narise Konohara and Marimo Ragawa
Aaaand—ACTION! Thanks to a persistent producer and a stubborn starlet, Al has landed his dream job as an actor! But he quickly learns that show business can be cutthroat—literally. When one of his new costars is found dead, Al’s vampiric powers lead him straight to the perpetrator. But the testimony of a vampire is no-good without hard evidence! Once again, Al is hot on the trail of a murderer…and heading straight into danger!
Love of Kill, Vol. 4 by Fe
After her boss is nearly assassinated, Chateau is confronted by the assailant. He’s going after Ryang-Ha, and he means to enlist her help—willing or otherwise! Torn between Ryang-Ha and her loved ones, Chateau starts to collapse under the pressure, longing for an easy way out…
Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina, Vol. 6 (light novel) by Jougi Shiraishi and Azure
IT'S NOT ABOUT THE DESTINATION...
On this stretch of her travels, Elaina encounters an upstart broom racer, a bandit and his mother, a political power couple, the secret lives of tools, a heartbroken medicine maker, a cursed slave, a demon down on their luck, and last but not least, a teacher and schoolgirl at a certain academy who share a peculiar entanglement with a baker. Venturing here, there, and everywhere, Elaina spins yarn after whimsical yarn. What new farewells await her this time?
Bungo Stray Dogs, Vol. 20 by Kafka Asagiri and Sango Harukawa
Atsushi stands together with his rival, Akutagawa, before Fukuchi Ouchi—veteran of innumerable battles, friend to President Fukuzawa…and leader of the Decay of the Angel. If the two defeat him, they can clear the agency’s name and bring the whole incident to a close. However, while they may have defeated powerful enemies before, nothing can prepare them for the might of the living legend known as the strongest skill user!
WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD FOR THE SERVICE CLUB?
After the Valentine’s Day event and the trip to the aquarium, Hachiman, Yukino, and Yui decide on their next step—but suddenly, the Service Club receives a huge request! Yukino feels she must answer the call, even if she regrets her choice… Everyone has to grow up someday, and not every person you meet along the way will stay with you. Until that day comes, though, there is only the present. What answers to their dilemma do these three hold close to their hearts?
Hazure Skill: The Guild Member with a Worthless Skill Is Actually a Legendary Assassin, Vol. 2 (light novel) by Kennoji and KWKM
PRINCESS ALMELIA IS MARRYING THE MAN OF HER DREAMS… OR IS SHE?
Roland’s dream of living a normal life is again put on hold when he’s tasked with guarding Almelia during a trip to meet her newly betrothed, Prince Fabian of Rubens. Along the way, the former assassin notices some curiosities that don’t quite add up, chief among them being Almelia herself. While she initially rejected Fabian at every turn, she suddenly seems utterly taken with him. Roland’s not about to let an old ally of his be wed to someone against her will, but can he foil this plot without causing an international incident?
Sunshine Sketch, Vol. 10 by Ume Aoki
The final summer vacation, the final sports festival, the final cultural festival…As Yuno’s senior year at Yamabuki marches on, she becomes acutely aware of how precious these high school moments are. Even though the upcoming entrance exams weigh heavily on her, Yuno’s not going to let these last months with her Hidamari friends go to waste! There’s still plenty of time for sushi outings, pool parties, and stargazing—but maybe the bug catching is best left to Miyako…
Source: Official Press Release