New LN Licenses for Yen On (March 2019)

LN licenses for Yen On (March 2019)

Yen Press announced several more titles they’ve licensed, including four light novel series for their Yen On imprint:

  • A Mysterious Job Called Oda Nobunaga (by Kisetsu Morita, with art by Kaito Shibano)
  • Suppose a Kid From the Last Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town (by Toshio Satou, with art by Nao Watanuki)
  • World’s Strongest Rearguard: Labyrinth Country & Dungeon Seekers (by Touwa, with art by Huuka Kazabana)
  • The Greatest Mao Is Reborn to Get Friends (by Myoujin Katou, with art by Sao Mizuno)

Synopsis for A Mysterious Job Called Oda Nobunaga: From the author of hit series of I’ve Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level comes A Mysterious Job Called Oda Nobunaga! In this world, on the day they reach adulthood, everyone visits the temple to receive their life’s calling. Many will become warriors or magic users. But when Arsrod, the frail younger brother of a minor feudal lord, goes in for his career, he comes out with… Oda Nobunaga?! Not only has no one ever heard of the job, but not a single person can figure out what it’s even supposed to mean. When this young man inherits the experience, tactics, and prowess in war of the great Sengoku strategist Nobunaga, though, his very destiny will change!

Published by GA Novel in Japan. So far there are three volumes.

Synopsis for Suppose a Kid From the Last Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town: Lloyd is a novice adventurer whose dream is to discover “true strength” in the capital he’s always admired, despite growing up with neighbors who always considered him weak. The story starts with him departing his hometown, which just so happens to be located right next to…one of the most dangerous dungeons in the world?! Lloyd may think of himself as powerless, but when he goes to the city that serves as the starter town for adventurers, the difference between him and everyone else couldn’t be starker!

Published by GA Novel in Japan. So far there are six volumes.

Synopsis for World’s Strongest Rearguard: After living life as a corporate lapdog, Arihito is reborn in a fantasy world. Strangely, the class he’s assigned is the very ambiguously titled “Rearguard.” It seems weird, but Arihito soon figures out that, though it isn’t flashy, he’s gained the ability to do just about everything in battle, from assisting attacking and defending to healing! As he begins his new life, he quickly gathers curious companions: his “senior” supervisor who’s younger than he is, a mysterious demi-human mercenary girl, and a gorgeous high-level swordswoman. With this bevvy of interesting ladies in his party, his journey as the greatest supporter who’s ever lived begins!

Published by Kadokawa Books (Fujimi Shobo) in Japan. So far there are four volumes.

Synopsis for The Greatest Mao is Reborn to Get Friends: The greatest demon lord in all of history, Varvatos, has reigned for several millennia as absolute ruler. Now, there’s only one thing left for him to do…enjoy the life of an average commoner! When he’s reincarnated as a villager in a nondescript town, everything seems to be going as he hoped, but there’s just one slight problem—even when he holds back, Varvatos is still too strong! Soon, rumors about him spread, and he’s approached by all sorts of men, women, and assailants! The quiet life he’s always dreamed of seems far away indeed…

Published by Fujimi Fantasia Books (Fujimi Shobo) in Japan. So far there are three volumes.

It sounds like these new LN series will start releasing around October 2019.

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