Yen Press reveals eight new titles coming in July 2022

Yen Press has announced eight new titles for release in the west in July 2022. Be sure to let us know if you’re excited for any of them.

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 shojo favorite Daytime Shooting Star, comes Tsubaki-chou Lonely Planet, a comedic tale filled with gorgeous artwork that’s sure to please fans of the category. Tsubaki-chou Lonely Planet is the latest addition to Yen Press’ catalog of best-selling shojo manga, which includes Fruits Basket and Cheeky Brat, among others.

Generic Kowloon Romance (manga)

Generic Kowloon Romance

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 secret feelings and the extraordinary daily life of the workers of the city.

Kowloon Generic Romance is a work in progress by Jun Mayuzuki, the creator of the critically acclaimed romance manga After the Rain. With Kowloon Generic Romance, Jun Mayuzuki delivers a series of sexy slice-of-life vignettes that are sure to please tasteful and dignified readers.

Silent Witch (light novel)

Silent Witch LN

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 an engrossing 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 hugely popular in the world of light novels, manga, and anime, and Silent Witch stands out as an engaging example that includes a fun fantasy twist!

Kakuriyo Shinjuki: God’s Doctor Starts a Practice in Another World (light novel)

Doctor of the Gods

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, most recently highlighted by My Happy Marriage and I’m the Villainess, So I’m Taming the Final Boss.

Tales of the Kingdom (manga)

Tales of the Kingdom

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 from Asumiko Nakamura, the prolific creator known for Eisner Award-nominated Utsubora: A Novelist’s Story. 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 Getting Rejected, I Shaved and Got Leaked in High School 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 slice-of-life stories, such as Chitose Is in the Ramune Bottle and My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected. . The Yen On edition of Higehiro: After Getting Rejected, I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway will feature a new edition of the digi-pub version of KADOKAWA currently available on BookWalker Global, providing fans with new reading in addition to a physical collection of this beloved series.

Tower of the Sun (novel)

Tower of the Sun

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, Walk on 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

Delicious in Dungeon Adventurers 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 almost 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 Dungeon has established itself as one of Yen Press’ most popular manga series in recent years, attracting both manga fans and non-manga fans due to its great comedy and references. intelligent role-playing games. Delicious in Dungeon: The Adventurer’s Bible offers 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. !

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