Yen Press announces new titles for future publication

Yen Press announced four new titles slated for publication in August 2022. These acquisitions included an omnibus edition of Josée, the tiger and the fish and the start of the manga series Heroin no more, nameless memoryand Gahi-chan!

Josée, the tiger and the fish

History of Seiko Tanabe
Illustrations by Nao Emoto

Josée has been in a wheelchair since childhood and has lived her life through pictures, books and her imagination. One day, she meets Tsuneo, a college student, and while they clash at first, the two quickly grow closer than expected. She takes the opportunity to venture outside with Tsuneo to discover a new world where surprises await her.

Josée, the tiger and the fish is an omnibus collection of the two volumes of Nao Emoto’s manga adaptation published by Kadokawa’s davinci magazine in 2020. Since the original publication of this beloved story by Seiko Tanabe in 1984, Josée, the tiger and the fish was widely celebrated and adapted into live-action films in Japan and Korea. In 2020, it was made into an animated film. The prose edition of Josée, the tiger and the fish is set to debut from Yen On in March 2022.

Memory without a name

Story of Kuji Furumiya
Illustrated by Naoki Koshimizu

Witches – the age-old mages who wield immense enough power to bring about catastrophe. Oscar, the crown prince of the mighty kingdom of Farsas, was cursed in his youth never to beget an heir. Hoping to break the magic, he seeks out Tinasha, the most powerful witch on the continent. To meet her, he climbs her tower, as she is said to grant the wish of all who do so successfully. Yet, when he gets to the top…he demands that Tinasha be his bride!

Memory without a name, an ongoing fantasy romance light novel series published by Yen On, continues to gain popularity and attract new readers due to its compelling story and beautiful illustrations. Fans of this popular series are sure to be excited about this manga adaptation, which does an amazing job of adapting Kuji Furumiya’s alluring story and beautiful chibi character artwork and designs.

The heroine is no more

History and Art by Momoko Koda

Every girl dreams of starring in her own love story. Hatori also firmly believed that one day she would marry her childhood friend, Rita, but things are never that simple! The agony of a broken-hearted girl is laid bare in this thundering comedy!

The heroine is no more is a welcome addition to Yen Press’ shojo lineup, which includes hits such as cheeky brat and Fruit basket. Fans will love the twists and turns in this friends-to-lovers story! This classic shojo manga was originally published in 2010 by Shueisha and received a live-action film adaptation in 2015.

Gahi-chan!

History and Art by Tirotata

When a hungry mangaka suddenly finds a girl who looks like the spitting image of the heroine of his own series on his doorstep, it seems like a dream come true! But if only it were as simple as her drawings coming to life – this girl turns out to be actually a gahi, a yokai who can only appear human by turning a work of art into human skin and wearing it like a glove ?! “Without your art… my body will become all weird…”

Thus begins the new life of an artist with a pretty girl (?) under his roof.

Gahi-chan! is a manga about a self-aware mangaka that is hilarious and sure to be a hit with adult readers! Quirky, cute and sexy, Gahi-chan! is a must-read for Yen Press ecchi manga fans, such as Interspecies reviewers and To save the world, can you wake up the next morning with a demi-human?

Source: press release

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