The company has picked up both the manga and light novel licenses for The Asterisk War, which is set in a world in which a meteor collision with Earth has caused the next generation to develop special abilities. The anime is currently streaming in the U.S.
Yen also acquired both the manga and light novel licenses for Re: Zero, the story of a high school student in an alternate world where he can rewind time.
And Yen also announced that it has acquired the light novel license for Is It Wrong to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Sword Oratoria, tied to the original light novel series, which also inspired a manga and anime series. The manga launched in the U.S. earlier this year (see “Review: ‘Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?’”).