YEN PRESS January 2018 Solicitations

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The Saga of Tanya the Evil, Vol. 1
by Carlo Zen, Chika Tojo
When the average Japanese salaryman is suddenly thrown into in a world wracked with warfare and hardship by a supernatural power, they might first think to hide or run away. But not Tanya Degurechaff. A calculating and utilitarian man has been reborn as a child soldier. This young girl will do anything to rise in rank and find a way to live a life of comfort, and woe to any king, country, or god who stands in her way.
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316444040, 0316444049
Paperback |  192 pages
$13.00 USD, $17.00 CAD, £9.99 GBP

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Days of Goddess, Vol. 1
by Fujino Omori, Masaya Takamura
For the gods and goddesses who give their followers Blessings to dive into the Dungeon, there's nothing they won't do for the sake of their familia. But have you ever wondered how they spend their days while their brave adventurers are busy fighting down below? Get a rare glimpse into the rare and just a tiny bit slapstick daily lives of the deities of Orario, 4-koma style!
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316480130, 0316480134
Paperback |  144 pages
$13.00 USD, $17.00 CAD, £9.99 GBP

Baccano!, Vol. 1
by Ryohgo Narita, Shinta Fujimoto, Katsumi Enami
New York, 1927.
In a corrupt city where crime rules the streets, Firo Prochainezo is Camorra, an Italian criminal syndicate distinct from the mafia. A member of the relatively small Martillo family, Firo's nevertheless got big ambitions and is determined to make his mark. But while the Martillos may not be the biggest bad guys on the block, they've got some distinct advantages working in their favor. Does Firo have what it takes to become a made man?
Let the crazy ruckus begin!
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316552783, 031655278X
Paperback |  160 pages
$13.00 USD, $17.00 CAD, £9.99 GBP

Val X Love, Vol. 1
by Ryosuke Asakura
High schooler Akutsu Takuma has learned to accept his lonely lot in life and is content surrounded by his studies, but when the god Odin taps him to save the world alongside nine Valkyries fueled by intimacy, Takuma can say good-bye to his solitary existence!
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316480086, 0316480088
Paperback |  192 pages
$13.00 USD, $17.00 CAD, £9.99 GBP

Oh, My Sweet Alien!
by Kouji Miyata
Nobuo is an ordinary salaryman with a dark secret-his wife is an alien! Despite her tentacle hair and tendency to shoot beams from her eyes, he wouldn't trade her for anything. Love knows no bounds in this extraterrestrial romantic comedy!
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316476744, 0316476749
Paperback |  400 pages
$20.00 USD, $26.00 CAD, £15.99 GBP

Though You May Burn to Ash, Vol. 1
by Kakashi Oniyazu
Desperate to save his ailing sister, Ryouma Shinomiya enters into a high-stakes game where losing means death! What's more, he's a girl now!?
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316480109, 031648010X
Paperback |  160 pages
$13.00 USD, $17.00 CAD, £9.99 GBP

Kemono Friends
by Furai
Welcome to Japari Park! On an island of animal-human hybrids, friendship and laughter abound, but what else lurks beneath the surface? Based on the sleeper hit anime that took Japan by storm!
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316480611, 0316480614
Paperback |  320 pages
$20.00 USD, $26.00 CAD

The Demon Who Became My Sister, Vol. 1
by Pochi Iida
When an orphan encounters the eldritch demon Shub-Niggurath, the "Black Goat of the Woods with a Thousand Young" offers him one wish. His request: "Become my big sister."
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316480628, 0316480622
Paperback |  160 pages
$13.00 USD, $17.00 CAD

A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 12
by Kazuma Kamachi, Chuya Kogino
It's Academy City's biggest event of the year: the Daihasei Festival! However, as students from all over the city gather to participate, the Roman Orthodox Church schemes behind the scenes!
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316346085, 031634608X
Paperback |  176 pages
$13.00 USD, $17.00 CAD, £9.99 GBP

Akame ga KILL!, Vol. 13
by Takahiro, Tetsuya Tashiro
As the final battle approaches, Imperial and rebel forces take steps to wipe out their deadliest enemies in advance in hopes of minimizing losses on the battlefield. Among the rebel's targets is Kurome, whose allegiance has still not wavered. Akame is resolved to give her beloved sister one last chance to turn from the wickedness of the Empire--if she refuses, she will Rest in Pieces!
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316473354, 0316473359
Paperback |  224 pages
$13.00 USD, $17.00 CAD, £9.99 GBP

Big Order, Vol. 4
by Sakae Esuno
The truth behind Gennai and the Great Destruction is revealed! Will Eiji be able to stop his father's plans and save Sena, or will there be a second Great Destruction?
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316435888, 0316435880
Paperback |  400 pages
$22.00 USD, $29.00 CAD, £16.99 GBP

Black Butler, Vol. 25
by Yana Toboso
A mysterious cult mesmerises legions of spectators with glorious rituals of song and dance. But the unbridled passion it inspires in its followers gives Queen Victoria cause for concern, and she urges Earl Ciel Phantomhive and his expert butler, Sebastian, to do some digging. Ciel has his own reasons for taking this lot to task, but the discovery of the cult's penchant for blood means the Queen's watchdog must make an immediate move. And when Sebastian goes probing behind the stages and into the shadows, he's met by a girl standing in his way, her sword ready to meet him head on...
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316480116, 0316480118
Paperback |  176 pages
$13.00 USD, $17.00 CAD, £9.99 GBP

Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody, Vol. 4 (light novel)
by Hiro Ainana
When Satou and his party cross into the famously unsafe Muno Barony, they find ramshackle villages, fortresses inhabited by the souls of the dead, and all manner of unrest. Amid the chaos, Satou meets a girl who happens to be the Baron's daughter and stumbles across a conspiracy...
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316556095, 0316556092
Paperback |  240 pages
$14.00 USD, $18.50 CAD, £10.99 GBP

Gabriel Dropout, Vol. 2
by UKAMI
Gabriel's lazy adventures in the human world continue as she gets roped into going to the beach!
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316561303, 0316561304
Paperback |  192 pages
$13.00 USD, $17.00 CAD, £9.99 GBP

Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash, Vol. 3
by Ao Jyumonji, Mutsumi Okubashi, Eiri Shirai
Eager for a new challenge, Haruhiro's party descends into the Cyrene Mines. However, as they go deeper, Mary is forced to face the ghosts of her past...in more ways than one!
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316441827, 0316441821
Paperback |  224 pages
$13.00 USD, $17.00 CAD

Hybrid x Heart Magias Academy Ataraxia, Vol. 2
by Masamune Kuji, Riku Ayakawa
Aine is none too pleased about lagging behind squad aces Yulicia and Hayuru, so she's got a plan that involves coming on to Kizuna. Meanwhile, a fleet of otherworlder battleships has appeared, prompting Aine to rush recklessly into battle. What will Kizuna decide to do after learning about her past?
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316444576, 031644457X
Paperback |  192 pages
$13.00 USD, $17.00 CAD, £9.99 GBP

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? On the Side: Sword Oratoria, Vol. 2
by Fujino Omori, Takashi Yagi
The peerless Sword Princess can't seem to forget the sight of a young boy running away from her. Watching his receding back brings up memories from her own past and she begins to question her sole ideal of devoting everything to become stronger. For the first time ever, is Aiz is a bit troubled by her heart like any normal young girl??
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316558648, 0316558648
Paperback |  192 pages
$13.00 USD, $17.00 CAD, £9.99 GBP

Kakegurui - Compulsive Gambler, Vol. 4
by Homura Kawamoto, Toru Naomura
The Student Council President is away, and the rest of the council will play...
Yumemi Yumemite is a super popular idol who's a big hit in the indie scene. Not only is she a student at the Hyakkaou academy, but she's also a member of the student council?! How will Yumeko do in a gamble with an idol?
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316480031, 0316480037
Paperback |  224 pages
$15.00 USD, $19.50 CAD, £11.99 GBP

Murciélago, Vol. 5
by Yoshimurakana
A young girl is abducted in the rain and found strangled to death. The police, completely stumped, call ex-mass murderer Kuroko Koumori for help. As more and more girls disappear, can Kuroko solve the case and take down the perp?
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316473200, 0316473200
Paperback |  224 pages
$13.00 USD, $17.00 CAD, £9.99 GBP

My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected, Vol. 4 (light novel)
by Wataru Watari, Ponkan 8
It's summer break, and Hachiman is continuing his leisurely life of solitude-until Miss Hiratsuka forces the Service Club back together to volunteer at a campground. For some reason, Hayama, Miura, and their crew of normies are there, too... Thus begins a compulsory, youthful season of fireworks, tests of courage, nighttime conversations, and bathhouse incidents, with no escape for Hachiman. Summer is indeed a minefield for the loner...
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316318075, 0316318078
Paperback |  208 pages
$14.00 USD, $18.50 CAD, £10.99 GBP

No Game No Life, Please!, Vol. 3
by Yuu Kamiya, Kazuya Yuizaki
A snack thief is on the loose and it's up to Izuna to sniff them out! Get ready for another fun-filled volume featuring the wild antics of No Game No Life's most lovable werebeast.
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316517676, 0316517674
Paperback |  192 pages
$13.00 USD, $17.00 CAD, £9.99 GBP

Overlord, Vol. 5
by Kugane Maruyama, Hugin Miyama
It's come down to this--a fight to the death, mano a mano, Ainz versus Shalltear! With the odds stacked against him, Ainz faces off against the deadly vampire lord. But Shalltear is not the only threat facing our hero--ahem, our overlord! In a far-distant reptilian kingdom, nefarious forces are on the move. Will Ainz need to meddle in the affairs of mortals yet again...?
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316517232, 0316517232
Paperback |  144 pages
$13.00 USD, $17.00 CAD, £9.99 GBP

Overlord, Vol. 6 (light novel)
by Kugane Maruyama
After weathering several setbacks and attacks, the Eight Fingers criminal organization is not about to simply sit back and watch quietly. To retaliate, they've dispatched the infamously brutal enforcers, the Six Arms. Rushing out to meet them in battle is the adamantite-rank adventurer party, the Blue Roses, led by Lakyus herself.
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316398794, 0316398799
Hardcover |  304 pages
$20.00 USD, $26.00 CAD, £15.99 GBP

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World, Chapter 3: Truth of Zero, Vol. 2
by Tappei Nagatsuki, Shinichirou Otsuka
Subaru continues to support Emilia in her campaign to become the new Queen of Lugunica. But another candidate shows up, and it's the last person Subaru expected!
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316559485, 0316559482
Paperback |  176 pages
$13.00 USD, $17.00 CAD, £9.99 GBP

Sekirei, Vol. 3
by Sakurako Gokurakuin
The Teito Escape Plan is underway! But with Tsukiumi deliberately sidelining herself, do Minato and his cohorts have the strength necessary to escort their new friends safely out of the city? With the Disciplinary Squad making an appearance, it seems increasingly unlikely...
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316480062, 0316480061
Paperback |  368 pages
$24.00 USD, $31.50 CAD, £17.99 GBP

Strike the Blood, Vol. 8 (light novel)
by Gakuto Mikumo, Manyako
When Kojou Akatsuki went to visit his sister in the hospital in middle school, he met a vampire named Avrora. Once he learned she was the key to saving Nagisa's life, he helped Avrora escape. Now, the weapons dealer Zacharias is telling him to hand over Avrora in order to rouse the fourth primogenitor! As Zacharias's plans plunge Itogami Island into peril, the fourth primogenitor finally awakens...
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316442084, 0316442089
Paperback |  256 pages
$14.00 USD, $18.50 CAD, £10.99 GBP

Sword Art Online Progressive, Vol. 6
by Reki Kawahara, Kiseki Himura
The war between elves rages on, with Kirito and Asuna caught in the middle! The forest elves seek the dark elves' Secret Key, but to what end? Though Kirito tries to stay detached, Asuna can't help being swept along for the ride. Kizmel is supposed to be just an NPC, right? But then why does she seem so very human...
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316480123, 0316480126
Paperback |  160 pages
$13.00 USD, $17.00 CAD, £9.99 GBP

Taboo Tattoo, Vol. 9
by Shinjiro
The long-awaited battle between Seiji and Princess Aryabhata begins in the Grand Canyon! Will Seigi be able to control his emotions, or will his hatred get the best of him?
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316310727, 0316310727
Paperback |  192 pages
$13.00 USD, $17.00 CAD, £9.99 GBP

The Royal Tutor, Vol. 5
by Higasa Akai
Prince Licht's fascination with coffee should come as no surprise given his affinity for his part-time job at the cafe, but when Leonhard suggests the bitter drink should be banned from the kingdom, can Lichie help him develop an appreciation...?
On Sale Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN 9780316480079, 031648007X
Paperback |  192 pages
$13.00 USD, $17.00 CAD, £9.99 GBP

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