Yen Press announced new licenses during its New York Comic Con 2022 panel.
Title: Horimiya Memorial Book Page. 100 fanbook
Authors: Story by HERO (story), Daisuke Hagiwara (art)
Summary: A snapshot of the sweet, “aww”-inspiring tale of school life.
Celebrating the first hundred chapters of Horimiya, collected in this memorial book are a treasure trove of original illustrations posted in commemoration of new chapter releases, a sneak peek at a few of the storyboards before they went to print… and more.
Title: Sasaki and Miyano: First-Years novel
Authors: Kotoko Hachijo (writer), Shō Harusono (original story)
Summary: Welcome, one and all—to the fabulous life and times of Sasaki, Miyano, and their closest companions. How did Kuresawa meet his girlfriend? Were Miyano and Kuresawa always friends? Why are Miyano and Hirano so close? The answers to these questions—and many more—will be revealed in Sasaki and Miyano: First-Years.
Title: Reborn as a Vending Machine, I Now Wander the Dungeon manga
Authors: Hirukuma (story), Kunieda and Hagure Yūki (art)
Summary: Cause of death: vending machine.
Is there any end more suitable for a vending machine enthusiast than giving his life to cushion the fall of one of his favorite machines? So perhaps it was only fate that he was reborn as a vending machine in another world.
Title: Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Familia Chronicle Episode Freya manga
Authors: Fujino Ōmori (original story); Hinase Momoyama, Nilitsu, and Suzuhito Yasuda (art)
Summary: The second entry in the Familia Chronicle series has arrived, and this time, Freya’s stealing the spotlight. In search of her soulmate, she’s guided by fate to the Kaios Desert, where she comes upon a young king. Could he be the one she seeks?
Title: Sugar Apple Fairy Tale manga
Authors: Miri Mikawa (original story), YozoranoUdon (art), Aki (character design)
Summary: In a world where fairies are bought and sold to the highest bidder, humans aren’t exactly on friendly terms with the fae folk. But friendship is exactly what Anne Halford seeks with Challe, her new fairy bodyguard, though he’s not so keen on the idea. As his new master, Anne tasks him with escorting her through a particularly dangerous area, but with a reluctant bodyguard eager to escape a life of servitude, she’ll have to deal with a lot more than she bargained for.
Title: The Witch and the Knight Will Survive manga
Authors: Dai Chikamoto (story), Gonbe Shinkawa (art)
Summary: When the lord’s son, Agredios, returns to his village after a long hunt, he is shocked to discover that all the laughter and clamor that he knew so well has disappeared. When he finds out that the cause of the tragedy is a “witch” living in the “Forbidden Forest,” he turns his despair into rage and sets off on a journey seeking revenge for those he loved.
Title: Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop novel and manga
Author: Kyōhei Ishiguro
Manga Art by: Imo Oono
Summary: Smile is a popular streamer who’s self-conscious about her looks. Cherry is a shy boy with a love of haiku. When these two strangers accidentally bump into each other at the local mall, it’s the start of a new relationship woven by their modern and classical expressions of their feelings. Based on the gorgeous animated film.
Title: Spy Classroom Short Story Collection novel
Authors: Takemachi (story), tomari (illustrations)
Summary: Klaus reveals he is married to a member of Lamplight, but the identity of the bride remains unknown—and so a battle ensues among the girls to determine who it is. Get a peek into the girls’ daily lives in this collection of short stories.