The Intuition of Haruhi Suzumiya to Release in the West in November

It has been over nine years since The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya franchise appeared to have came to an end in its final light novel but it looks like that will no longer be the case. The author, Nagaru Tanigawa, and Kadokawa announced that a new novel called The Intuition of Haruhi Suzumiya will be released on November 25th and will tell a brand new story with three short stories collected into...

Solo Leveling and More Titles Licensed by Yen Press

Yen Press has announced a large number of new licenses this week as well as the print release of a pair of omnibus’ that were previously only available digitally. The company is aiming on releasing all of these titles in print form as well as digitally sometime in the future though no exact release window has been given. The two manga omnibus’ happen to be Cirque du Freak as well as Gr...

Yen Press’ New August Light Novel & Manga Debuts

With August rolling around Yen Press has a number of brand new titles releasing for the first time mid-way through and at the end of the month. These series range from standard light novels, omnibus’ of popular series, one-off manga, and more. Starting on August 18th the company is releasing Final Fantasy I, II, III: Memory of Heroes by Takashi Umemura that tells the story of three times the...

So I’m A Spider So What? Creators Interview Video Released

With pretty much every convention being cancelled this year due to COVID-19, there hasn’t been a lot of opportunities for fans, especially Western fans, to interact with Japanese creators so Yen Press held a virtual panel where they interviewed the creators of So I’m A Spider So What?, the author Okina Baba and illustrator Tsukasa Kiyu. The nearly half hour long interview features questions ...

A Certain Magical Index SS, Wolf & Parchment Manga, and More Licensed by Yen Press

Yen Press has announced that they have acquired a number of new licenses that they plan on releasing sometime in the future since none of these titles have currently been given release windows. These include three manga titles, a pair of light novel series, and an art book. The three manga series that were acquired are The White Cat’s Revenge as Plotted from the Dragon King’s Lap, Wolf & Parch...

Yen Press Details Sekiro Art Book; Other October Releases

Last year Sekiro delighted many by offering a unique experience from FromSoftware and now fans of that game will soon have a chance to delve a bit deeper as Yen Press has detailed their October release line-up and it happens to include not only the official art book for Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice but the premiere of a number of other highly anticipated manga and light novels as well. Sekiro: Shadow...

BanG Dream! Volume 1 to be Released in English Digitally on March 30

If you happen to be a fan of the BanG Dream! anime airing this season then you’ll soon have the chance to read the manga in English. Shogakukan Asia has announced hat the first volume of the manga will be released in English on March 30th and you can see an example of what the translation will look like through a preview here. Currently the only areas that BanG Dream! volume 1 will be releas...

Record of Lodoss War: The Grey Witch Novel Licensed by Seven Seas

While Seven Seas Entertainment has acquired a number of licenses, many of these were manga releases and one just so happened to be a classic manga. This time around the company has picked up another classic but this time it happens to be a novel in a series that will appear quite familiar for longtime anime fans and possibly an attempt to test the waters for future releases. Record of Lodoss War: ...

Dragon Half Manga Licensed by Seven Seas

All through last week Seven Seas Entertainment announced a wide-array of manga licenses and one of their last announcements will please fans of classic manga. The Dragon Half manga series ran back in 1989 and although it inspired a two episode OVA that covered a small portion of the manga, the series was never given much attention in the West outside of fan efforts. Well that will soon change as S...

Captain Harlock: Dimensional Voyage Licensed by Seven Seas

With many licenses already under their belts this week Seven Seas Entertainment has added yet another one to the list by announcing that they have acquired the license to the Captain Harlock: Dimensional Voyage manga that currently has five volumes released in Japan. The first of these volumes will be released in English on October 3rd. This manga series is an all-new contemporary take on space pi...

Devilman G Manga Licensed by Seven Seas

Continuing their licensing spree Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that they have acquired the rights to release the spin-off manga by Go Nagai and Rui Takatō, Devilman G. The company describes this series as being “a modern retelling of the horror manga epic that pulls elements from the franchise’s rich forty year history.” The first volume of the series, that currently has over five m...

Seven Seas Licenses Classic Novels with Manga Illustrations, Count of Monte Christo Manga

While Seven Seas Entertainment has plenty of different manga licenses, they are also one of the few companies that has dabbled with bringing over Japanese interpretations of classic novels and now they are expanding that reach a little further. The company has licensed five classic novels with illustrations from Japanese artists and will be releasing them later this year. The titles include The Se...

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