Yen Press Developing Graphic Novels Based on Gaia Interactive's "Monster Galaxy"

Online game to be adapted by publisher of "Soul Eater" and "Twilight" manga

Yen Press, publisher of manga such as Bunny Drop, Yotsuba&! and Soul Eater, as well as adaptations of other media such as Gossip Girl, Twilight and Maximum Ride, has reached an agreement with social gaming publisher Gaia Interactive to publish a series of graphic novels based on Monster Galaxy.

 

The graphic novels will mixed new stories and new monster with existing characters from the Facebook/iOS game.  Yen Press have not specified a creative team or time frame, but  Yen Press publishing director Kurt told Publishers Weekly “I can hardly pry our editorial staff away from it since we began discussions of an adaptation! We look forward working with Gaia to introduce both existing fans and new readers to new stories in an entirely new medium, set within this marvelously engaging world.”

 

A Monster Galaxy live action movie is also being developed.

 

via Publishers Weekly

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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