Yen Press Launches Soon-To-Be-Infamous First Chapter Of "Goblin Slayer" Manga Simulpublication

Series hits Japan in Big Gangan this week

Along with its Big Gangan premiere, Yen Press has launched the English, digital simul-publication of the manga version of Kumo Kagyu's Goblin Slayer light novel series. Platforms include Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Google Play, iBooks and Kobo. Already in Japan, this first chapter got quite a reaction among the readers who had an early look, along the lines of, paraphrasing, "well, that escalated quickly" or "oh, it's THAT kind of elves and orcs story."

 

And, Yen Press seems to acknowledge that...

 

 

Yen Press describes it

 

A young priestess has formed her first adventuring party, but almost immediately they find themselves in distress. It's the Goblin Slayer who comes to their rescue--a man who's dedicated his life to the extermination of all goblins, by any means necessary. And when rumors of his feats begin to circulate, there's no telling who might come calling next...
 
Read the first chapter of the brand new manga adaptation of GOBLIN SLAYER simultaneously with Japan!
  • Format: Electronic Book
  • ISBN-13: 9780316551847
  • Price: $2.99 US / $2.99 CAN
  • On Sale Date: 05/25/2016

 

 

 

 

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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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