Posts tagged with yen-press

May 12 2010

Cirque du Freak: Trials of Death (Yen Press Extravaganza Part VIII), by Darren Shan


Aaaand we're done! (At least for a while.) When a spider-obsessed boy named Darren Shan sneaks out with his best friend Steve to see the infamous Cirque Du Freak, things get even scarier than they'd bargained for. The inhabitants of the freak show aren't just strange, they're downright otherworldly, and...

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May 12 2010

Nightschool: The Weirn Books (Yen Press Extravaganza Part VII), by Svetlana Chmakova


The Nightschool is a magical place that allows vampires, werewolves, and weirns (a special type of witch) to learn everything from scrying...

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May 11 2010

Hero Tales (Yen Press Extravaganza Part VI), by Jin Zhou Huang


Hero Tales is the story of Taitou, a powerful young warrior with a legendary sword and a hot temper. When his sword is stolen and he discovers he is one of the seven heroes prophesied to save the world, Taitou sets out with his little sister Laila and his friend Ryuukou on a quest to hone his powers—with the ultimate goal of defeating the evil general who controls the nation's child emperor...

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May 11 2010

Spice and Wolf (Yen Press Extravaganza Part V), by Isuna Hasekura


Yes, dear readers, it's time for another run-down of Yen Press's recent releases! Spice and Wolf is a manga adaptation of Isuna Hasekura's novel series of the same name. When young merchant Kraft Lawrence finds a naked girl with wolf ears and a tail napping in the back of his cart, he remains calm (more or less)...

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Apr 28 2010

Bad omen?

Hmm. Yen Press has announced that they'll be switching their monthly manga/manhwa anthology Yen Plus from print to a digital format. The last printed issue will come out in July, and there are s...

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Feb 25 2010

Tena on S-String (Yen Press Extravaganza Part IV), by Sesuna Mikabe


More graphic novels! While Sesuna Mikabe's Tena on S-String is typically described as a seinen (young men's) manga, the series' second volume focuses more...

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Jan 29 2010

Zombie Loan (Yen Press Extravaganza Part III), by Peach-Pit


This should be our last installment of this series... at least for a while! Zombie-Loan, an ongoing manga from the female writing/artistic duo Peach-Pit, offers a b...

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Jan 8 2010

Angel Diary (Yen Press Extravaganza Part II), by KARA and Lee YunHee


So here's part two of our mini-review bonanza! By and large, we've been very impressed by the quality of these series—we don't mean to make them sound like vultures, but Yen Press has been cherry-...

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Jan 7 2010

Very Very Sweet (Yen Press Extravaganza Part I), by JiSang Shin and Geo


A few weeks ago, we found a large box from Yen Press waiting on our doorstep. We were super-excited—Yen Press is the manga/manhwa publishing group that has taken over the English publication of se...

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Sep 29 2009

Minor points

Before I get to the complaining, let me first state that I am sincerely delighted Yen Press has picked up the license for Yotsuba&!, which is one of our all-time favorite series. Thanks, Yen Press...

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May 5 2008

Maximum Ride goes manga-esque

The Free Comic Book Day offering from the up-and-coming group Yen Press was a sneak preview of their manga-style adaptation of James Patterson's Maximum Ride series. I've been excited about this s...

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Jan 29 2008

It's alive!!!

Well, we're finally seeing signs of life on the Yen Press/ICE Kunion front. Yen Press's webpage is UP, and it's full of Korean-manhwa goodness. Yes, dear readers: new volumes of Goong, Angel Dia...

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