Eleven new licensed books were announced at New York Comic Con Metaverse’ The Yen Press Manga and Light Novel Party. The titles in question are:
- Durarara!! SH by Ryohgo Narita and Suzuhito Yasuda, a light novel sequel series to Durarara!!.
- Hana-chan and the Shape of the World by Ryotaro Ueda, a one volume slice of life manga.
- Please Put Them On, Takamine-san! by Yuichi Hiiragi, a romantic comedy manga compared to Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai.
- In Another World With My Smartphone by Patora Fuyuhara, Soto and Eiji Usatsuka — a manga adaptation of a isekai light novel series.
- Yokohama Station SF by Tatsuyuki Tanaka and Yuba Isukari, a bestselling dystopian science fiction novel.
- Can’t Stop Cursing You by Kensuke Koba and Natsuko Uruma, a psychological thriller manga.
- Sex Education 120% by Kikiki Tatakiand by Hotomura, a school life comedy.
- Hazure Skill: The Guild Member with a Worthless Skill Is Actually a Legendary Assassin by Kennoji and KWKM, a high fantasy light novel series.
- Love of Kill by Fe, an action romance that started as a webcomic.
- And the last two are both the manga and light novel version of Bofuri: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, So I’ll Max Out My Defense by Yuumikan.
All titles are scheduled to come out next spring.
Danica Davidson is the author of the bestselling Manga Art for Beginners with artist Melanie Westin, and its sequel, Manga Art for Intermediates, with professional Japanese mangaka Rena Saiya. Check out her other comics and books at www.danicadavidson.com.