Yen Press announced 11 new title acquisitions during its industry panel at Anime NYC. Released in May 2024, the latest acquisition includes eight manga series and three novels.
Among the featured titles include Bungo Stray Dogs Official Anthology, manga adaptation Days with My Stepsister, Goblin Slayer: A Day in the Life, Sword Art Online Re:Aincrad and many more.
Here are the full details on each new Yen Press title:
Official collection of Bungo Stray Dogs
© Kafka Asagiri, Sango Harukawa
Original story: Kafka Asagiri
Character design: Sango Harukawa
Art: Many artists
Introducing the first anthology of the popular supernatural action series Bungo Stray Dogs! With a deluxe guest author roster, these new Bungo stories include everything from humorous stories to touching moments in a captivating collection that will leave you begging for more!
Days with My Stepsister
© Ghost Mikawa, Yumika Kanade, Hiten
Original story: Ghost Mikawa
Art: Yumika Kanade
Original character design: Hiten
After his father remarries, high school student Yuuta suddenly discovers that he is siblings with classmate Saki. However, unlike the plain and simple Yuuta, his new sister has outstanding style and is known as the hottest girl in class! Due to past trauma, Yuuta is not good at talking to women and is at first confused by this new member of the family, who seems to be the complete opposite of him… but as the two settle into their shared lifestyle , can their relationship develop further? !
Goblin Slayer: A Day in the Life
© Kumo Kagyu, Daichi Matsuse, Noboru Kannatuki
Original story: Kumo Kagyu
Art: Daichi Matsuse
Original character design: Noboru Kannatuki
The Club Fighter’s party, the Cleric of the High Lord, and the Harefolk Hunter take on a new challenge only to discover there are some enemies they cannot hope to defeat… Priestess joins the Female Knight, Phu Marine and High Elf Archer on an adventure—but somehow, they end up defending a besieged fortress… And then there’s Goblin Slayer, who once again teams up with Spearman and the Heavy Warrior! This special manga is adapted from volume 12 of the famous light novel series about a day in the life of adventurers in the Four Corners World!
Sword Art Online Re:Aincrad
© Reki Kawahara, KIMI, Mito Satou, abec
Original story: Reki Kawahara
Author of the adapted story: Mito Satou
Original character design: abec
Die in the game and you die in real life. The only way out is to clear the giant floating castle Aincrad. The climax of heroic stories begins here!
The Princess Knight’s keeper
© Toru Hirogane, Mashimasaki, keyyang
Story: Toru Hirogane
Original character design: Mashimasaki
Comic art: keyyang
The dungeon calls and is answered by adventurers, profiteers, and anyone looking to make a quick buck. And in this town, inhabited by the dregs of society, there is a man and a woman who own him. Arwin, the Red Princess Knight with noble dreams of restoring his homeland—and Matthew, the town drunk. When Arwin challenges the dungeon, Matthew spends his days in taverns and brothels living off the money he receives from her. But the town’s joke has a side that no one knows about. To serve Arwin, Matthew will do anything—no matter how dirty he gets.
No Game No Life Chapter 2: Eastern Alliance
© Yuu Kamiya, Ryu Naitou
Story: Yuu Kamiya
Art: Ryu Naitou
The manga adaptation of the hit light novel series enters its second chapter!
Summoned by a boy who calls himself God in a world where games determine everything, prodigy gamer siblings Sora and Hiro quickly rise to the top of human society. Having secured the future of the Kingdom of Elkia and humanity in this world, the brothers set their sights on a new prize—the Eastern Alliance. It’s finally time to challenge other races!
She likes gay people, not me
© Akira Hirahara, Naoto Asahara
Story: Akira Hirahara
Art: Naoto Asahara
Based on the critically acclaimed novel. High school student Atsushi Andou has always hidden the fact that he is gay. But one day, he sees classmate Sae Miura with a BL book—a small moment with big consequences. Atsushi longs for “normal” happiness with a loving wife and a biological child, but what can he do when he’s not aroused by women?
Friday at Atelier
© Sakura Hamada
Story and art: Sakura Hamada
Tamaki, a woman who was tired of her life, was one day invited by famous painter Shunsui Ishihara to be his model. And not just any model—nude models. But when she accepted without hesitation, Ishihara was attracted by her strange reaction and somehow fell in love with her…?! The twisted love story between a forgetful girl and a handsome but extremely self-conscious artist begins here!
The bride slashed
© Daigo Murasaki, Kureta
Story: Daigo Murasaki
Rinne was sentenced to death. That’s where the story of the dragon princess should have ended. Instead, she is blown out of the sky on her way to execution and appears before Ryuunosuke. The young man has no time to be shocked by this wild turn of events because the dragon girl needs his help-in marriage! For the good of the world, Ryuunosuke must marry Rinne and strangle her with love, because if he cannot control her, the entire human race may become extinct…!
© Yuiko Agarizaki, Aoaso
Story: Yuiko Agarizaki
Paradise… A perfect place… A place where humans and animals live together in harmony… The guardian of Eden, the silver dragon, regularly punishes those who mean harm to Paradise. But when the dragon discovered a human girl on the shores of Eden, he decided to raise her as his own. He teaches her that if she is to be welcomed into the Kingdom of God after death, she must not harbor hatred in her heart. But when the dragon’s life is mercilessly snuffed out by human schemes, the girl must choose between following the dragon’s dying wish and following the path of righteousness… or following the path revenge.
God Nishi-Ga Yuigahama
© Takeshi Murase
Story: Takeshi Murase
On the first day of spring, a train derails, killing many people. Two months later, rumors spread about a ghost at Nishi-Yuigahama Station with the power to send people back in time to the day of the terrible accident. The story is about a woman who lost her fiance, a man who lost his father, and a boy who lost his unrequited love. A chance to go back, to see their loved ones again seemed too good to be true. What will they do now that they have it?
Source: press release