Yen Press

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Name: Yen Press
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Sukimasuki Manga by Bunny Drop's Unita Gets Live-Action Film

EXILE 's Keita Machida, Kokone Sasaki star as couple who meet via a peepholeA live-action film adaptation of Yumi Unita 's Sukimasuki (roughly translated, Peephole Love) manga series has been green-lit. The "unique" coming-of-age story revolves around ... [Published Anime News Network - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Doubt/Judge Manga Creator Yoshiki Tonogai to End Manga Series 'Secret'

Manga to end in 3 volumesThe second volume of Yoshiki Tonogai 's manga series Secret announced on Wednesday that the series will end in three volumes. The third volume is slated to ship next April in Japan.Tonogai launched the manga in Monthly Shōnen ... [Published Anime News Network - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

'Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?' Light Novels Get TV Anime

Voice actor Yoshitsugu Matsuoka ( Sword Art Online 's Kirito, The IDOLM@STER 's Shota) announced during a new anime project unveiling held over a Niconico Live broadcast that a television anime adaptation of Fujino Ōmori's Dungeon ni Deai o Motomeru ... [Published Anime News Network - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Rozen Maiden's Peach-Pit, Heaven's Lost Property's Minazuki Launch New Manga

Theme park story Wandering Wonder World & action fantasy epic Purandora.The promotional video and website for the 20th anniversary of Kadokawa Shoten 's Monthly Shōnen Ace magazine announced on Wednesday that Peach-Pit and Suu Minazuki will both be launching ... [Published Anime News Network - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Madoka Magica Manga Spinoff Puella Magi Suzune Magica to End

Gan's story about assassin of magical girls to end in NovemberThe December issue of Houbunsha 's Manga Time Kirara Forward magazine is announcing on Friday that manga artist Gan will end the Puella Magi Suzune Magica series in the following issue on November ... [Published Anime News Network - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Five Coolest Things at New York Comic Con 2014

Nicola Scott’s Illustration for ‘Wonder Woman ’77.’The organizers of New York Comic Con (NYCC) put it front and center this year: Harassment will not be tolerated. With that bold statement, made on the New York Comic Con website, their app (with a button ... [Published School Library Journal - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Durarara! Gets New Manga in GFantasy Magazine

Awakusu family, Mikado's underclassman involved in story of new manga with art by AogiriThe November issue of Square Enix 's GFantasy magazine is announcing on Saturday that a new manga inspired by Ryohgo Narita 's Durarara!! light novel series will begin ... [Published Anime News Network - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

New York Comic-Con 2014

If conventions are like giant fandom pilgrimages, then New York Comic Con is near the pinnacle- the one that people go to either out of a sense of obligation, because it is their one convention of the year, or because unlike much smaller fare, NYCC allows ... [Published Anime News Network - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Karneval's Touya Mikanagi Launches ROOT∞REXX Manga

Ishijinsha's Zero-Sum Online website posted the first chapter of Karneval manga creator Touya Mikanagi 's ROOT∞REXX Honey Melody manga on Friday. Mikanagi is designing the characters, while Idea Factory / Design Factory 's Otomate brand is providing the ... [Published Anime News Network - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Yen Press Licenses A Certain Magical Index, Trinity Seven, Chaika - The Coffin Princess, Prison School Manga

Publisher Yen Press announced its acquisition of nine manga and graphic novel licenses at its New York Comic Con panel on Friday. The titles include Chūya Kogino 's A Certain Magical Index , Kenji Saitou and Akinari Nao 's Trinity Seven , Shinta Sakayama's ... [Published Anime News Network - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Bunny Drop's Yumi Unita to Launch Para Para Days Manga

This year's November issue of Shogakukan 's Monthly Big Comic Spirits magazine announced on Saturday that Bunny Drop 's Yumi Unita will launch a new manga series in the next issue on October 27. The series, titled Para Para Days , is a romantic comedy ... [Published Anime News Network - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Light Novels Arrive in the U.S.—Again

Light novels are Japanese prose works illustrated with manga-style drawings and are often adapted into manga and anime properties. While a few U.S. manga publishers dabbled in the books in the early 2000s, the category never quite took off. Now, Yen Press, ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Aug 30 2014]

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The story takes place in the town of labyrinths, Orario, also called "Dungeon." Vel Clanel is a newbie adventurer that admires "Having a fateful meeting with a person of the opposite gender." One day during an adventure, he is attacked by a Minotaur. Close to destruction, he is saved by a top-class female adventurer, Eyes Warenstein...
...wants to get that audience interested in comics--first as casual fans, and then, hopefully, as hard-core fans who will go on to read other comics. "They are not going to transition from this to superhero comics, but they might transition to Archie or My Little Pony or Adventure Time" he said
According to Viz Media PR and Events Manager Jane Lui, sales at Viz's NYCC shop were "amazing, almost non-stop." She added, "We didn't have a retail area for many years because we were focused on different priorities, but the fans are really coming out to support us."

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Sukimasuki Manga by Bunny Drop's Unita Gets Liv... [Published Anime News Network - Oct 26 2014]
Doubt/Judge Manga Creator Yoshiki Tonogai to En... [Published Anime News Network - Oct 25 2014]
'Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dunge... [Published Anime News Network - Oct 24 2014]
Rozen Maiden's Peach-Pit, Heaven's Lost Propert... [Published Anime News Network - Oct 23 2014]
Madoka Magica Manga Spinoff Puella Magi Suzune ... [Published Anime News Network - Oct 22 2014]
RIGHT TURN ONLY - By Request [Published Anime News Network - Oct 21 2014]
The Five Coolest Things at New York Comic Con 2014 [Published School Library Journal - Oct 16 2014]
Durarara! Gets New Manga in GFantasy Magazine [Published Anime News Network - Oct 16 2014]
Diversity and Pop Culture Reign at New York Com... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Oct 15 2014]
No Shortage of Kids' Comics at New York Comic Con [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Oct 15 2014]
‘Attack on Titan’ Drives Manga Rebound at New Y... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Oct 15 2014]
New York Comic-Con 2014 [Published Anime News Network - Oct 13 2014]
Vertical Inc. Debuts New Comics Line at New Yor... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Oct 11 2014]
Karneval's Touya Mikanagi Launches ROOT∞REXX Manga [Published Anime News Network - Oct 11 2014]
Yen Press Licenses A Certain Magical Index, Tri... [Published Anime News Network - Oct 10 2014]
This Week’s Comics: Musical Monsters on Ice [Published School Library Journal - Oct 03 2014]
Crunchyroll Adds Log Horizon 2 to Streaming Lin... [Published Anime News Network - Oct 01 2014]
Bunny Drop's Yumi Unita to Launch Para Para Day... [Published Anime News Network - Sep 30 2014]
Hawaii Int'l Film Fest to Host Thermae Romae II... [Published Anime News Network - Sep 28 2014]
Log Horizon 2 Anime Moves to Studio DEEN [Published Anime News Network - Sep 20 2014]
Light Novels Arrive in the U.S.—Again [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Aug 30 2014]
Japanese Manga, Anime Firms Debut Latest Anti-P... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Aug 06 2014]
Manga Buzz is Strong at Comic-Con 2014 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jul 31 2014]
Comics Get In Front at BEA 2014 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jun 03 2014]
Yen Press, Square Enix Ink Global Digital Manga... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Mar 24 2014]
Spring 2014 Children's Announcements: E - L [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Feb 22 2014]
Good News, Bad News, and the Future: Manga 2014 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Feb 15 2014]
Spring 2014 Announcements: Comics Ponder the Me... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jan 25 2014]
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