Yen Press, LLC has announced a list of upcoming releases including manga (Tsubaki-chou Lonely Planet; Generic Kowloon Romance; and Tales of the Kingdom), novels (silent witch; Kakuriyo Shinjuki: God’s Doctor Starts a Practice in Another World; Higehiro: After I Was Rejected, I Shaved Myself And Brought A High School Student On The Run; and Tower of the Sun), and the highly anticipated release of Delicious in the dungeon titled guide Delicious in Dungeon: The Adventurer’s Bible. All announced titles are slated for release in July 2022.
Tsubaki-chou Lonely Planet
Story and illustrations by Mika Yamamori
Fumi Oono, second-year high school student. Stuck with her father’s debts, she needs a job, fast. While she did manage to find one as a housekeeper for The Akatsuki Kibikino, it leaves a lot to be desired. After all, the novelist has a mean look and an even worse attitude… And besides, she has to live with him?!
From Mika Yamamori, the creator of the favorite shojo daytime shooting starcome Tsubaki-chou Lonely Planeta comedic tale filled with gorgeous illustrations sure to please fans of the category. Tsubaki-chou Lonely Planet is the latest addition to the Yen Press catalog of best-selling shojo manga, which includes the likes of Fruit basket and cheeky brat.
Generic Kowloon Romance (manga)
Story and illustrations by Jun Mayuzuki
Welcome to Kowloon Walled City, a dystopian cityscape full of nostalgic people and a place where past, present and future converge. This very drawn tale tells the story of the secret feelings and the extraordinary daily life of the workers of the city.
Generic Kowloon Romance is a work in progress by Jun Mayuzuki, the creator of the critically acclaimed romance manga After the rain. With Generic Kowloon RomanceJun Mayuzuki offers a series of sexy slice-of-life vignettes that are sure to appeal to tasteful and worthy readers.
Silent Witch (light novel)
Story of Matsuri Isora
Artwork by Nanna Fujimi
Monica Everett, the silent witch, is the world’s only practitioner of voiceless magic, a true heroine who single-handedly repelled the legendary black dragon. However, the young prodigy is actually…super shy! Yes, it turns out she only learned Voiceless Magic to avoid public speaking. Unaware of this, the Seven Sages placed her on a top-secret mission to guard the Second Prince. Can Monica stay the course as she faces both social interaction and the evils that target the young royal?
silent witch is a compelling fantasy story, with much of its plot stemming from the character development of relatable protagonist Monica Everett as she makes friends. Stories of shy and introverted characters have become very popular in the world of light novels, manga and anime, and silent witch stands out as an attractive example that includes a fun whimsical twist!
Kakuriyo Shinjuki: God’s Doctor Starts a Practice in Another World (light novel)
Story of Tamaki Itomori
A girl named Yae is reincarnated into a world where her name determines her essence. When a monster attacks her, she releases Arai, an ex-god in the form of a golden tiger, to defend herself. Soon after, however, Arai manipulates Yae into helping his little brother, who has been transformed into a grotesque form by an illness that strips people of their essence. As Yae searches for a cure, she comes face to face with the pompous and menacing Arai…
Kakuriyo Shinjuki: God’s Doctor Starts a Practice in Another World is a Yen On light novel filled with an incredible supernatural cast of characters, action, and romance! This series is a welcome addition to Yen On’s recent lineup of light novels aimed at young female audiences, recently highlighted by the likes of my happy marriage and I’m the bad guy, so I tame the final boss.
Tales of the Kingdom (manga)
Story and illustrations by Asumiko Nakamura
Adarte with violet eyes, Adolte with blue eyes. One shrouded in light, the graceful son; and one shrouded in darkness – the prisoner. Destined to travel different paths in a kingdom where a handsome man is hailed as a hero while his enigmatic assistant struggles to support him…
Tales of the Kingdom is an ongoing manga series by Asumiko Nakamura, the prolific creator known for the Eisner Prize nominated Utsubora: the story of a novelist. Asumiko Nakamura is beloved by fans of literary and arthouse manga for her uniquely minimalist yet compelling art style, which greatly adds to the dramatic stories she is known for.
Higehiro: After Being Rejected, I Shaved and Fleed in High School (Light Novel)
History of Shimesaba
illustration of booota
Yoshida has just been rejected by his five-year-old crush. On his way home from drowning his sorrows, he meets a girl crouching in the middle of the road, and she offers him a deal: let her crash at his house and he can do whatever he wants with her. When he refuses, she asks to stay for free. This is the story of Yoshida, a 26-year-old office worker, and Sayu, a runaway high school girl, and their unconventional life together.
Higehiro: After I Was Rejected, I Shaved Myself And Brought A High School Student On The Run is a slice-of-life light novel that has been adapted into a spring 2021 anime series. Due to the anime’s positive reception, this light novel stands out as one of the most requested by fans of realistic stories. slices of life, such as Chitose is in Ramune’s bottle and My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected. The Yen On edition of Higehiro: After I Was Rejected, I Shaved Myself And Brought A High School Student On The Run will present a new edition of the digi-pub version of KADOKAWA currently available on BookWalker Global, giving fans a new read in addition to a physical collection of this beloved series.
Tower of the Sun (novel)
By Tomihiko Morimi
A young man’s boring college life changes forever when he shares a budding romance with a girl named Mizuo. And everything collapses when she has the nerve to dump him! Now, with only his huge (some might say illusory) imagination to his name, he’s starting to tear up the streets of Kyoto! A Japanese fantasy novel for all men disappointed in love, and all those planning to do so.
Tower of the Sun is the debut novel by award-winning author Tomihiko Morimi, who created beloved works such as The night is short, step on the girl and penguin highway. Morimi fans who love his humorous yet touching storytelling will certainly fall in love with his early work, which has been widely read and celebrated in Japan for nearly two decades.
Delicious in Dungeon: The Adventurer’s Bible
By Ryoko Kui
With Laios and Marcille of course, and even the moody magician and the elves, don’t miss these new illustrations encompassing nearly all of your favorite characters. Inside you will find various stories that could not be told during the main story, detailed information about the characters ranging from age, height, BMI, family structure and the first time they died—absolutely everything there is to know about the characters. Plus, descriptions of the magical creatures that live in the dungeons. This is the one-stop companion filled with world origin stories, monster guides, multiple dungeons, and descriptions of the different races that live in the world of Delicious in Dungeon.
Delicious in the dungeon has stood out as one of the most popular Yen Press manga series in recent years, attracting both manga fans and non-manga fans due to its great comedy and role-playing references smart. Delicious in Dungeon: The Adventurer’s Bible gives fans of this beloved series a deeper dive into the characters, creatures, and settings of everyone’s favorite manga on how to cook dungeon monsters into delicious dishes!
Source: press release