Yen Press Licenses Kiniro Mosaic: Best Wishes, Hollow Regalia, & More Titles

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© Yui Hara/Houbunsha, Yen Press

Yen Press has announced a slate of new manga and light novel titles set for release in March 2023. The new licenses were announced on September 9, 2022. 

Among the highlights are a follow-up to the Kiniro Mosaic manga, a new light novel series from the author of Strike the Blood, and Sunbeams in the Sky.  

Here are the full details on the new titles: 

The first new license is the manga adaptation of The Otherworlder, Exploring the Dungeon light novel series. The original light novels are published under the Yen On imprint and are written by Hinagi Asami and illustrated by Kureta. Artist Kaoru Hoshino takes over as artist for the manga version. 

The manga series was serialized in Comp Ace magazine from September 26, 2019 to November 26, 2020. Two tankoubon volumes have been released with 12 chapters in total.  

Another manga adaptation of a light novel is The Villainess Stans the Heroes: Playing the Antagonist to Support Her Faves! The manga was first launched in Gangan Online magazine on February 27, 2021 by Yamori Michikusa, with art by Tsubasa Takamatsu. Two tankoubon volumes have been released in total so far. 

Monika Kaname’s comedy romance manga Sunbeams in the Sky will also be released for the first time in English. The series ran in GFantasy magazine from January 18, 2021 to April 18, 2022. Three total tankoubon volumes have been released, collecting 16 chapters overall. 

The Reformation of the World as Overseen by a Realist Demon King light novel series has also been licensed. It is written by Hata Ryousuke and illustrated by Yuugen

The series has also inspired a manga adaptation that was launched in Dengeki Maoh magazine on January 26, 2019. 

Yen Press will also release Yui Hara’s Kiniro Mosaic: Best wishes in English for North America. The manga takes place a year after the events in Hara’s original manga series. It was serialized in Houbunsha’s Manga Time Kirara Max magazine from May 19, 2020 to March 18, 2021. A single tankoubon volume has been released, collecting 11 total chapters. 

The original Kiniro Mosaic manga has inspired two anime seasons, an OVA, and an anime film

Tama Mitsuboshi’s Call the Name of the Night has also been licensed. The fantasy manga was first launched in Harta magazine on August 12, 2020, with three tankoubon volumes released so far. 

Hollow Regalia is the latest light novel from Strike the Blood and Asura Cryin’ author Gakuto Mikumo. Artist Miyuu is providing the illustrations for the light novels. The first volume was released on June 10, 2021. 

Source: Yen Press

William Moo is a freelance writer who has previously written for OTAQUEST and MANGA.TOKYO. He enjoys watching lots of anime every season and reading from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter @thewriterSITB.
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