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.
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Collaborating with creators, licensors, and retailers, Yen Press has quickly established itself as
After over 15 years, today Yen Press boasts a large and prolific catalog of manga, light novels, original graphic novels, and Korean comics.
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.
Kurt Hassler cofounded Yen Press as an imprint of Hachette Book Group
Yen On launched as the first English-language light novel imprint
Yen Press, LLC was a spun off as a joint venture between KADOKAWA Corporation and Hachette Book Group
JY debuted as the company’s imprint focusing on publishing for middle grade readers
Yen Audio launched as an audiobook publishing partnership between Yen Press and Hachette Audio
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
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!See Job Openings