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    Yen Press Announces 3 New Manga Acquisitions, Including New Disney Titles

    Source: Yen Press, MediaLab press releases Special Thanks to Erik Jansen New manga acquisitions news today from publisher Yen Press as the company announces 3 new titles set for print and digital debut in November and December of this year.

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    86 Eighty-Six Story by Asatao Asato Artwork by Motoki Yoshihara Original illustrations by Shirabii Long besieged by the fully autonomous killing machines known as the Legion, the Republic of San Magnolia endeavors to turn the tide of war by employing autonomous weapons of their own... Enjoy Asato-Asato`s award winning novel in fully illustrated manga form! Filled with political and military intrigue, 86 Eighty-Six has grown rapidly in popularity appealing to core fans of light novels as well as fans of military science fiction series such as Code Geass and Mobile Suit Gundam. An anime adaptation of 86 Eighty-Six has been announced for future release. 86 Eighty-Six, Vol. 1 (manga) is scheduled for a December 2020 release.

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    Kingdom Hearts III (manga) Created by Tetsuya Nomura Art by Shiro Amano A manga retelling of Kingdom Hearts III, the latest in the iconic franchise and one of the best-selling video game releases of 2019. As the one chosen by the Keyblade, Sora travels once again with his friends Donald and Goofy in order to reclaim his lost power! Released in early 2019 after more than a decade since KINGDOM HEARTS II, KINGDOM HEARTS III was one of the most anticipated video games in history. Kingdom Hearts III (manga) is drawn by Shiro Amano, the fan-favorite artist who worked on all previous Kingdom Hearts manga. Kingdom Hearts III, Vol. 1 (manga) is scheduled for a November 2020 release.

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    Wizards of Mickey Story by Stefano Ambrosio Art by Lorenzo Pastrovicchio A beautiful full-color graphic novel series featuring Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy in a fantasy setting -- an original story about Mickey’s pursuit of magical artifacts and greatness as a wizard. Originally published in Italy in Topolino, a digest magazine which included Disney comics, Wizards of Mickey is a fun, adventurous fantasy that has been published worldwide in several languages and adapted into a video game and trading card game. JY is thrilled to publish these exciting graphic novels, introducing young readers to a fresh take on the world’s most iconic and beloved Disney characters! Wizards of Mickey (manga) is scheduled for a November 2020 release.


    About Yen Press, LLC

    ­­Yen Press, LLC is a joint venture between Kadokawa Corporation and Hachette Book Group. Founded in 2006, Yen Press has quickly risen to become one of the largest and most prolific publishers of manga and original graphic novels in the North American marketplace and a driving force in the introduction of light novels and Japanese literature to new readers through its Yen On imprint. For more information, visit yenpress.com.

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