Thermae Romae, Anything and Something, Umineko no Naku Koro ni Licensed by Yen Press

These three shows will be a part of the upcoming manga releases by the North American publishing company. It will also be taking on other new titles. The news was released in yesterday’s Yen Press panel at Sakura-con. Blood Lad, Alice in the Country of Hearts: My Fanatic Rabbit, The Misfortune of Kyon & Koizumi, and Triage X are the other titles. See below for release information.

Thermae Romae by mangaka Mari Yamazaki will come out in hardcover omnibus format. Each of them will have two volumes of the series inside. It is a story of architecture and baths. We follow the main character, a Roman bath designer, who discovers a way to travel through time and attend current-day bathing in Japan.

Anything and Something is a creation by Kaoru Mori (Emma Monogatari). It will come out in its original format – a Shuuishuu collection of stories and artwork as well as a hardcover edition

Umineko no Naku Koro ni will also be released as an omnibus, an oversized one, which will include two volumes of the original stories in each issue.

Blood Lad by Yuuki Kodama is a vampire story filled with comedy and entertainment. The fifth compiled book came out last year. It will also be adapted into a television series.

Alice in the Country of Hearts: My Fanatic Rabbit is a continuation of the original series Heart no Kuni no Alice series, adaptation of QuinRose’s original romance adventure game. The manga has been previously released in North America by Tokyopop but it couldn’t be finished before the company’s branch bankrupted (before the 6th volume was published).

The Misfortune of Kyon & Koizumi (Kyon & Koizumi no Sainan) is a collection of short stories by various artists. It was first published in Japan back in 2009 and is yet to be fully presented in North America. It is based on the Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu original creation by Nagaru Tanigawa and Noizi Ito.

Triage X by Highschool of the Dead’s Shoji Sato. Its was launched in 2009 and the fourth volume came out in Japanese last month.

 

Source: Anime News Network

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7 Comments on "Thermae Romae, Anything and Something, Umineko no Naku Koro ni Licensed by Yen Press"

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Chan-Chan
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Alice in the Country of Hearts: My Fanatic Rabbit <3

BakaOuji
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All of these sound unintriguing…

BrutalMurder
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Thermae Romae in hardcover? Great…love this one. ;)

Shounen
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WOW, you’re fast!!! The Misfortune of Kyon & Koizumi sounds interesting…

InStyleAkuma
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Thank you for the update, Shinigami-sama :) Great job on summarizing it for us :)

Lulubel
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I see at least 3 potentially ecchi titles. :(