Yen Press Announces "Overlord," "Corpse Party: Blood Covered" Manga, "Black Butler" Simulpublication and More

Wide range of other licenses also announced

Fueled by last season's anime, Overlord has topped 2 million copies in print. Now, that hit fantasy series is coming to North America from Yen Press, both the Kugane Maruyama and so-bin light novels and Satoshi Ōshio and Hugin Miyama's manga adaptation. The publisher announced the title at this weekend's New York Comic Con along with a wide range of other licenses, including horror titles Scumbag Loser and Corpse PartySpace Dandy manga, the adaptations of Mamoru Hosoda's new The Boy and the Beast and more. Along with this was news that Black Butler is getting a digital simul-publication. 

 

 

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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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