Turning Into a Caterpillar for Love: Yen Press June 2018 Solicits

Turning Into a Caterpillar for Love: Yen Press June 2018 Solicits

Posted by March 22, 2018 Comment

Manga publisher Yen Press is delivering a handful of new volumes and graphic novels for your reading pleasure. Little Witch Academia, Caterpillar Girl & Bad Texter Boy (where a girl turns into a caterpillar to no longer be too perfect for her crush), Hatsu Haru, Shibuya Goldfish, and Strange Creature at Kuroyuri Apartments. Read below for full details on Yen Press’ June 2018 solicits and these new volumes.

Unfortunately, Yen Press’ covers aren’t officially available yet, but we have found a few hanging around online. This is a solicit post where you get to do half the work. It happens from time-to-time.

APR181976
LITTLE WITCH ACADEMIA GN VOL 01 (C: 0-1-1)
(W) Yoh Yoshinari (A/CA) Keisuke Sato
Ever since Atsuko ‘Akko’ Kagari saw her first Shiny Chariot magic show, she’s wanted to become a real witch. Now, she’s been accepted to Luna Nova Academy, a premiere magic school. While Akko doesn’t come from a magical family, she’s as stubborn as can be, and she won’t let anything stop her from fulfilling her dream! (STL077967) (C: 0-1-1)
SC, 176pgs, B&W SRP: $10.00


CATERPILLAR GIRL & BAD TEXTER BOY GN VOL 01 (C: 0-1-1)
(W/A/CA) Sanzo
When a beautiful girl asks her childhood friend out, his response is a shocker: ‘You’re too perfect.’ What’s a girl to do, except transform into a giant caterpillar and try, try again? (STL077960) (C: 0-1-1)
SC, 176pgs, B&W SRP: $13.00


HATSU HARU GN VOL 01 (C: 0-1-1)
(W/A/CA) Shizuki Fujisawa
Playboy Kai and Tomboy Riko make for an unlikely couple in this adorable and hilarious shoujo romance! (STL077953) (C: 0-1-1)
SC, 192pgs, B&W SRP: $13.00


SHIBUYA GOLDFISH GN VOL 01 (MR) (C: 0-1-1)
(W/A/CA) Aoi Hiroumi
Meek Hajime Tsukiyoda visits Shibuya, and he’s in way over his head. But it’s not because Hajime’s in one of the trendiest places in Tokyo-Shibuya is actually under attack by man-eating goldfish! Is anywhere safe from this aquatic invasion!? (STL077974) (C: 0-1-1)
MATURE THEMES
SC, 192pgs, B&W SRP: $15.00


STRANGE CREATURE AT KUROYURI APARTMENTS GN VOL 01 (C: 0-1-1)
(W/A/CA) Gao Yuzuki
Meet Meme, the good-for-nothing daughter of the Demon World’s mighty summoner clan. Her dad’s kicked her out into the human world to learn some responsibility, and she needs to find a home! Enter Sentarou Narigane, wealthy landlord of Kuroyuri Apartments. Suffering from the worst case of malaise, Sentarou offers Meme a free apartment on one condition: she needs to make him have fun! (STL080181) (C: 0-1-1)
SC, 176pgs, B&W SRP: $13.00


AOHARU X MACHINEGUN GN VOL 11 (MR) (C: 0-1-1)
(W/A/CA) Naoe
I lost everything…I don’t have anything left in this world…’Toy Gun Gun and Star White team up for the counter battle against 11 DOGs. While fighting alongside Midori as a two-man cell, a glimpse up at the sky brings memories rushing back to Matsuoka. (STL077956) (C: 0-1-1)
MATURE THEMES
SC, 192pgs, B&W SRP: $13.00


AS MISS BEELZEBUB LIKES GN VOL 02 (C: 0-1-1)
(W/A/CA) Matoba
Murin’s lands his dream job with the demon king he’s always held in awe, but when his tenure begins, it turns out the demon king isn’t quite what he expected… (STL077957) (C: 0-1-1)
SC, 160pgs, B&W SRP: $13.00


BIG ORDER GN VOL 05 (MR) (C: 0-1-1)
(W/A/CA) Sakae Esuno
It’s the climactic final volume of Big Order! What future awaits Eiji and his allies…? (STL077958) (C: 0-1-1)
MATURE THEMES
SC, 400pgs, B&W SRP: $22.00


BUNGO STRAY DOGS GN VOL 07 (MR) (C: 0-1-1)
(W) Kafka Asagiri (A/CA) Sango Harukawa
When Atsushi falls victim to the psychic attack of the mysterious ‘Q,’ Francis Scott Fitzgerald suddenly appears. Astute runs to get help from Kyouka, but is captured by The Guild, who launches their final plan: the destruction of Yokohama!? (STL077959) (C: 0-1-1)
MATURE THEMES
SC, 192pgs, B&W SRP: $13.00

APR181985
ELDER SISTER-LIKE ONE GN VOL 02 (MR) (C: 0-1-1)
(W/A/CA) Pochi Iida
Yuu’s life with his new big sister continues in Volume 2 of this heartwarming series! (STL077978) (C: 0-1-1)
MATURE THEMES
SC, 128pgs, B&W SRP: $13.00

APR181986
GOBLIN SLAYER GN VOL 03 (MR) (C: 0-1-1)
(W) Kumo Kagyu, Kousuke Kurose (A/CA) Noboru Kannatuki
A horde of goblins commanded by a goblin lord is approaching the frontier town. To protect Cow Girl’s farm, Goblin Slayer prepares to stand against numerous enemies. But his plea for help prompts a surprising response. A desperate battle with the goblins, and the true feelings of Goblin Slayer and his companions, are all on display here: welcome to volume 3 of the smash-hit dark fantasy manga! Includes a special short story by series author, Kumo Kagyu! (STL077962) (C: 0-1-1)
MATURE THEMES
SC, 192pgs, B&W SRP: $13.00

APR181987
HORIMIYA GN VOL 11 (C: 0-1-1)
(W) HERO (A/CA) Daisuke Hagiwara
Daisuke Hagiwara is the artist behind the manga series Horimiya and Ne Ne Ne. HERO is the author behind the manga series Horimiya (STL077963) (C: 0-1-1)
SC, 176pgs, B&W SRP: $13.00

APR181988
KAGEROU DAZE GN VOL 09 (C: 0-1-1)
(W) Jin (A/CA) Mahiro Satou
The manga adaptation of the massively popular light novel series about a group of teenagers with mysterious eye powers!
Faced with the mysterious girl who appeared before Hibiya, Kano flashes a cold smile. Behind the grin lies the story of a broken family–one that drives the story of this alternate Kagerou Daze, written by Jin exclusively for the manga version. (STL067999) (C: 0-1-1)
RES. from Previews Vol. XXVIII #1 (JAN182089)
SC, 176pgs, B&W SRP: $13.00

APR181989
MERMAID BOYS GN VOL 02 (C: 0-1-1)
(W/A/CA) Yomi Sarachi
Prince Naru is doing the ‘mermaid in love’ thing and has transformed into a human boy in order to be with Nami. But the devilishly handsome mermaid Roa appears! What could he want with Nami? (STL077968) (C: 0-1-1)
SC, 192pgs, B&W SRP: $13.00

APR181990
MONSTER TAMER GIRLS GN VOL 02 (C: 0-1-1)
(W/A/CA) Mujirushi Shimazaki
Ion Hidaka and the rest of the Monster Tamers Committee take a trip to the famous M7 artificial island, where wild monster fights are an everyday thing! But it’s also an opportunity to reunite with some old friends, and to learn about the bond between humans and monsters. (STL077969) (C: 0-1-1)
SC, 160pgs, B&W SRP: $13.00

APR181991
ONE WEEK FRIENDS GN VOL 03 (C: 0-1-1)
(W/A/CA) Matcha Hazuki
Even with Yuki’s memory of Kaoru disappearing each Monday, he continues to persist in befriending her every week! Each time their friendship deepens, despite Yuki’s condition. Can Kaoru make an impression on her with his willfull question, ‘Would you like to be friends?’ (STL077970) (C: 0-1-1)
SC, 160pgs, B&W SRP: $15.00

APR181992
PRISON SCHOOL GN VOL 10 (MR) (C: 0-1-1)
(W/A/CA) Akira Hiramoto
Ever since Meiko regressed to a child-like state, she’s lost the monstrous strength that made her the ultimate jailer. But now, more than ever, Kiyoshi and Mari need to bring back the old Meiko. Can they revive the old Shadow Student Council vice president buried deep within and take down the Official Student Council? (STL077971) (C: 0-1-1)
MATURE THEMES
SC, 384pgs, B&W SRP: $20.00

APR181993
REAL LIFE GN VOL 02 (C: 0-1-1)
(W/A/CA) Disney
(Volume 1) Amber, Alice, and Andrea attend the exclusive London International High School where all the students have one thing in common: a Real Life social media profile. Though these three don’t know each other, they have a shared desire to find the perfect guy. Since everyone knows the perfect guy doesn’t exist, they decide to create a Real Life profile of the ideal boy. But fiction and ‘real life’ are about to collide… (STL077973) (C: 0-1-1)
SC, 208pgs, B&W SRP: $15.00

APR181994
SILVER SPOON GN VOL 03 (C: 0-1-1)
(W/A/CA) Hiromu Arakawa
(Volume 1) Time for a change of pace.Yuugo Hachiken flees the hustle and bustle of city life to enroll at Oezo Agricultural High School. At first he’s just trying to outrun his problems, but instead he finds a place for himself in this quaint rural community. Between the classrooms and cowpatties, the boy becomes a man. (STL077975) (C: 0-1-1)
SC, 192pgs, B&W SRP: $15.00

APR181995
SMOKIN PARADE GN VOL 04 (MR) (C: 0-1-1)
(W) Jinsei Kataoka (A/CA) Kazuma Kondou
The Jackalopes and the Amenotori fight at the maintenance facility has the Jackalopes feeling their substantial loses and licking their wounds. Will they be able to crawl out from the rubble and raise themselves back up? (STL077976) (C: 0-1-1)
MATURE THEMES
SC, 192pgs, B&W SRP: $13.00

APR181996
TERRIFIED TEACHER AT GHOUL SCHOOL GN VOL 03 (C: 0-1-1)
(W/A/CA) Mai Tanaka
The Hyakki Academy athletic festival is coming up, and Haruaki’s got his hands full! With TV cameras on him, there’s no way things will end well! Come along for the ride with a hapless human teacher as he fumbles his way through a class full of ghoulish students! (STL077954) (C: 0-1-1)
SC, 160pgs, B&W SRP: $13.00

APR181997
THOUGH YOU MAY BURN TO ASH GN VOL 03 (C: 0-1-1)
(W/A/CA) Kakashi Oniyazu
As the Death Game approaches its end, lives and money are on the line. Yuki has a plan to turn everything around. Who will be the loser? (STL077981) (C: 0-1-1)
SC, 224pgs, B&W SRP: $13.00

APR181998
TODAY CERBERUS GN VOL 09 (C: 0-1-1)
(W/A/CA) Ato Sakurai
Roze squares off against Hades in an effort to protect her friends and her dream of seeing Chiaki smile once more, but it may be Kuro who has a surprise in store for everyone… (STL077982) (C: 0-1-1)
SC, 192pgs, B&W SRP: $13.00

(Last Updated March 22, 2018 5:31 am )

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