Yen Press

Founded with the goal of increasing the availability, awareness, and appreciation of the comics medium and a love of storytelling.


Committed to publishing a wide spectrum of voices and supporting their talent by bringing their work to fans worldwide.

Collaborating with creators, licensors, and retailers, Yen Press has quickly established itself as

one of the preeminent
English-language comics
publishing houses in the world.

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KADOKAWA Corporation develops a broad range of businesses as a comprehensive entertainment company, including publishing, animation, and gaming, with a steady focus on creating intellectual property and expanding overseas. Hachette Book Group, a division of Hachette Livre (a Lagardère company), is a leading trade publisher made up of some of the strongest brands in the English-language publishing industry that also provides a wide range of custom distribution, fulfillment, digital, and sales services to third-party publishers.


After over 15 years, today Yen Press boasts a large and prolific catalog of manga, light novels, original graphic novels, and Korean comics.

global reach

With World English rights for most of its list, Yen’s titles are widely available to fans and retailers, no matter where they may call home.


Since its inception, Yen Press has prided itself on publishing works with a variety of genres and art styles to deliver a catalog that appeals to readers of every kind.

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How we started and how we evolved

With the light Kuro Spiral

Kurt Hassler cofounded Yen Press as an imprint of Hachette Book Group

Sword Art Online Another A Certain magical Index

Yen On launched as the first English-language light novel imprint

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Yen Press, LLC was a spun off as a joint venture between KADOKAWA Corporation and Hachette Book Group

Gabby and Gator Awkward Kyles Little Sister

JY debuted as the company’s imprint focusing on publishing for middle grade readers

Solo Leveling Sword Art Online Overlord

Yen Audio launched as an audiobook publishing partnership between Yen Press and Hachette Audio

Villians are Destined to Die The World After the Fall The Remarried Empress

From Yen Press comes Ize Press, an imprint dedicated to Korean content—one that promises to deliver stunning print editions of great works from Korea that have captured the imagination and dedication of readers around the world

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We are always expanding and on the lookout for talented individuals to help us put new and exciting stories into the hands of eager readers. Check out our postings to find a role that’s right for you!

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