The official website for YaoiCon has announced that The Tyrant Falls in Love‘s Hinako Takanaga will be YaoiCon 2016’s Guest of Honor. Takanaga previously attended the event in 2007 and as a Guest of Honor in 2010.
Takanaga launched The Tyrant Falls in Love series in Kaiohsha’s Gush magazine in 2004 and it ended briefly in 2011 after eight compiled volumes. Takanaga resumed serialization in Gush in February 2015. The Tyrant Falls in Love is a spin-off of Takanaga’s Challengers manga.
Digital Manga Publishing is releasing The Tyrant Falls in Love in North America. The company also released Takanaga’s Little Butterfly manga in 2006, and an omnibus edition shipped in 2010. The company has also published Takanaga’s The Devil’s Secret manga.
Tokyopop’s Blu imprint published Takanaga’s A Capable Man, You will fall in Love, You will drown in Love, Croquis, and Liberty Liberty! manga in English, while DramaQueen published her Challengers manga. VIZ Media’s SuBLime imprint published Awkward Silence, and Aurora Publishing, Inc. published Love Round!!.
YaoiCon 2016 will be taking place at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport from September 16-18, 2016.