PRESS RELEASE –
Yen Press and comiXology announce a distribution agreement making more than 1200 manga from Yen Press available for sale on comiXology.
Here are some of the featured fan-favorites series included in the more than 1200 Yen Press titles launching today on comiXology:
- Akame ga KILL!
- Black Butler
- Fullmetal Alchemist
- Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?
- Kingdom Hearts Series
- Puella Magi Madoka Magica Series
- Soul Eater
- Spice and Wolf
- Sword Art Online
- The Melancholy of Haruhu Suzumiya
“I’m thrilled comiXology will deliver an even greater selection of fan-favorite manga like Fullmetal Alchemist, Black Butler, Kingdom Hearts and so many others from Yen Press,” said David Steinberger, comiXology’s co-founder and CEO. “Yen Press is bringing a massive catalog of wide-ranging manga titles to comiXology’s best-in-class shopping and reading experience, and I can’t wait to dig into it.”
“Since 2006 Yen Press has focused on bringing outstanding popular and unique manga titles to English-readers – so we couldn’t be happier introducing comiXology readers to the Yen Press digital catalog” said Kurt Hassler, Yen Press’ Publisher & Managing Director, “With over 1200 titles to choose from – including Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Akame ga KILL! and Sword Art Online – we’re sure there’s a title here for everyone.”
Kingdom Hearts II follows the events of the bestselling video games of the same name. The series centers on the main character Sora and his search for his friends as he teams up with Donald Duck and Goofy while encountering characters from the Disney and Final Fantasy worlds.
Kingdom Hearts II is the sole ongoing Kingdom Hearts manga at the moment. Yen Press announced they would be publishing the fourth volume for Kingdom Hearts II in May 2017 and an HD remake of the Kingdom Hearts video game is slated for March 2017 with Kingdom Hearts III announced with no release date set.
For more, head over to io9 and check out the entire first Chapter of Kingdom Hearts II.
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