Yen Press Adds Manga Licenses Including "Yowapeda," "Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun" and "Servant x Service"

"Servant x Service" included in a list of digital-only plans

North American manga publisher Yen Press had an extensive list of manga licenses to announce at this weekend's Sakura Con, highlighted by Izumi Tsubaki's Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun and Wataru Watanabe's Yowamushi Pedal, the latter of which will be released in two-in-one omnibus editions. 



Other new licenses include:


Aldnoah.Zero Season One by Olympus Knights and Pinakes - a 2014, three-volume ongoing from Manga Time Kirara Forward.



Akira Hagio's Sakura no Himegoto. A two-volume 2011 shoujo from LaLa about the daughter of a distinguished family acting as the "pet" of a rebellious peer due to her grandfather's debts.


Tsuyoshi Watanabe's Dragons Rioting. a 2012, five-volume ongoing from Dragon Age about a martial artist with "Hentai Syndrome," which could result in his death if he is sexually aroused.


Digital-only only plans cover titles...


Karino Takatsu's Servant x Service. A four-volume government office workplace 4-panel, adapted into anime.


Satsuki Yoshino's 2013 Barakamon spin-off Handa-kun. The 2013 three-volume ongoing from Shounen Gangan follows a cool and admired high-school calligrapher who thinks his whole school hates him.


Higasa Akai's The Royal Tutor (aka Oushitsu Kyoushi Haine). The three-volume ongoing, historical comedy runs in GFantasy. 

Hanjiro Tsukioka and Hikaru Tanaka's Scarlet Empire, A 2013 three-volume, ongoing Bakumatsu era historical action fantasy from GFantasy.



Dan Ichikawa's Shut-In Shoutarou Kominami Takes on the World. A 2013 three-volume series from Big Gangan.


Today’s Kerberos by Ato Sakurai. A 2013 three-volume ongoing relationship comedy from Shounen Gangan, about a traumatized boy whose father brings home a box containing a strange girls with three personalities. 


Unknown by Tsumuji Yoshimura. A 2013 four-volume action fantasy about a pair of "wisemen" traveling to ensure that "wisdoms: don't fall into the wrong hands."


When a Magician’s Pupil Smiles (Mahou Tsukai no Deshi ga Warau Toki.) by Chisaki Kanai. A 2013 three-volume series from Shounen Gangan about a boy without feeling who must track down an important person to gain emotions.


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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