Yen Press October 2020 Solicitations

Sword Art Online Progressive Transient Barcarolle

Story by Reki Kawahara

Art by Shiomi Miyoshi

Original Illustration by abec

“Though the fourth floor of Aincrad was supposed to be only a dreary, dried-up riverbed, it’s been transformed into a lattice of countless canals! Kirito and Asuna will need a gondola if they want to continue forward…”

Sword Art Online Progressive Transient Barcarolle is a continuation of the manga adaptation of Sword Art Online Progressive, a spin-off of the original light novels that tell the untold stories taking place in the first two years of the characters’ time trapped in the game world.

Heterogenia Linguistico

Story and Art by Salt Seno

After his professor is injured, rookie linguist Hakaba is entrusted with his work, a research trip to study the language of monsters. Traveling together with his guide Susuki, he dives into the complex world of interspecies communication!

Heterogenia Linguistico is a fantasy manga with slice-of-life elements, a unique series that focuses on how various creatures such as werewolves and slimes communicate. Heterogenia Linguistico is part of a rising trend in manga with unconventional twists on fantasy storytelling such as Delicious in Dungeon and A Witch’s Printing Office.

My Broken Mariko

Story and Art by Waka Hirako

Shiino is an ill-tempered office assistant, but when her friend Mariko dies unexpectedly, she becomes determined to get to the bottom of this mystery. Portraying the soulful connection between girls, this is a striking story of sisterhood and romance.

My Broken Mariko is an intense and emotional josei manga that addresses suicide and abuse. An utterly impressive work that is sure to appeal to the passionate josei fanbase, My Broken Mariko will be published in a deluxe hardcover format.

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Official Artworks

Created by FromSoftware, Inc.

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Official Artworks is scheduled for an October 2020 release. Yen Press will also release Sekiro Side Story: Hanbei the Undying, a manga prequel of the video game, in print in June 2020.

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is the latest video game created by FromSoftware, the iconic studio responsible for the Dark Souls series and Bloodbourne. It was one of the best-selling games of 2019 with over 4 million units sold and won Game of the Year 2019 by GameSpot’s The Game Awards. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Official Artworks is a must-have for many fans eager to re-experience and learn more about the mysterious fantasy world of the game.

Gabby & Gator

Story and Art by James Burks

Gator has just never seemed to fit in with the other neighborhood pets…probably because he has a nasty habit of eating the other neighborhood pets. Flushed down the toilet as a little snapper, Gator spends his days alone in the sewers…

On the streets above, little Gabby has never seemed to fit in with the other kids in town. She’d rather collect bottles and practice her tuba than gossip with the girls down at the pool, but it does get lonely being the only vegetarian on the block…

When Gabby and Gator meet, their fun and adventures prove that the best friends are those who accept you as you are, teeth and all!

High School DxD (light novel)

byIchiei Ishibumi

Most of Issei Hyoudou’s perverted life has been filled with dreams about having a harem, so it’s not a great sign when one of his dates ends with his murder! He’s fortunate enough to be revived by a beautiful girl, but his luck ends after he discovers his school is filled to the brim with deadly angels and demons!

And the moment you’ve all been waiting for…

Here it is, everyone. The High School DxD light novels are coming your way this October!

Sadako at the End of the World

Story by Koma Natsumi,

Editorial supervision by Koji Suzuki

After the world comes to an end, a pair of sisters play a certain infamous video tape-but Sadako appears, they’re just happy to meet another girl in this post-apocalyptic world.

Coming October 2020! – Sadako at the End of the World

After the world comes to an end, a pair of sisters play a certain infamous video tape… But when Sadako appears, they’re just happy to meet another girl in this post-apocalyptic world.

Three Days of Happiness (light novel)

By Sugaru Miaki

Illustrated by Shōichi Taguchi

In this dark, moody love story, college student Kusunoki decides to sell off the next thirty years of his life at a mysterious shop in exchange for money-and maybe a chance to find something worth living for.

Coming October 2020! – Three Days of Happiness

Kusunoki decides to sell off the next thirty years of his life at a mysterious shop in exchange for money—and maybe a chance to find something worth living for.

In the Land of Leadale (light novel)

By Ceez

Artwork by Tenmaso

The last thing she can remember is her life support beginning to fail. Her body had suffered terribly after a fateful accident and the only freedom left in her life came from the VR world of Leadale. How did she end up in a place that looks exactly like her game except that 200 years have apparently gone by?

Coming October 2020! – In the Land of Leadale (light novel)

The last thing she can remember is her life support beginning to fail. How did she end up in a place that looks like her game…except 200 years later?

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