Yen Press Announces Six New Manga Licenses

Yen Press has announced that it has acquired six new manga licenses.

Title: I’m the Catlords’ Manservant
Author: Rato Kitaguni
Synopsis: Izumi Yukihara, high school second year. His life is completely average—until a series of misfortunate events turn his life upside down. As if losing his parents weren’t enough, he’s saddled with their massive debt and forced to relocate to a new residence. On the bright side, the owners of his new residence offer him a chance to repay his debt… by serving cats?!

Title: Hard-boiled Stories from the Cat Bar
Author: Ono Yourei
Synopsis: An assassin unable to get over the loss of his cat, a man with a scar on his cheek, and a feline named Dandy that is waiting for its master to return are at the center of this gritty tale of men and tears.

Title: I’m the Hero, But the Demon Lord’s Also Me
Author: Akiyoshi Ota (story), Tatsuya Endō (art)
Synopsis: Yuuma Tsugari is an ordinary high school student whose family runs a public bath house. He leads a peaceful, uneventful life, but all that changes when a beautiful woman from another world appears before him, certain that he’s the hero she’s been searching for. Sure, he’s no hero, but how can he refuse such a beauty…!?

Title: Uncle from Another World
Author: Akiyoshi Ota (story), Tatsuya Endō (art)
Synopsis: When a middle-aged man wakes up from a 17-year coma, he tells his nephew Takafumi that he’s been adventuring in another world. It’s a generation gap comedy starring an uncle who bridges two universes.

Title: Your Turn to Die and Afterschool Hanako-kun
Author: Tatsuya Ikegami
Synopsis: Sara Chidouin has been getting harassed by a mysterious stalker lately, so her concerned friend Joe Tazuna decides to walk her home. But once they arrive, the two of are attacked by someone and black out. When they come to, they find that they’ve been restrained to some tables in a strange room…

Title: If the RPG World Had Social Media
Author: Yuusuke Nitta (story), Sato Kamegoya (art)
Synopsis: When a fantasy world has fully functioning internet and smartphones (for some reason), it’s only natural for its 16-year-old Hero to declare war on the Demon Lord via text message. But is it natural for that Demon Lord to be an innocent snowflake who hates conflict…? Take a peek into this unfortunate Hero’s chatlog with a… unique group of RPG characters, like an overly pure Demon Lord, her cheerful Generals (who all adore her), and the kidnapped princess who seems to be developing a major crush on her captor.

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