NEW YORK, NY (11/18/2017) – Yen Press, LLC, manga and graphic novel publisher, announced an exciting new manga adaptation of STAR WARS: LOST STARS today at Anime NYC!STAR WARS: LOST STARS, Volume 1 is the first officially licensed Star Wars™ manga in nearly a decade! A translation of the LINE Manga which was created and published in Japan, STAR WARS: LOST STARS is a manga style adaptation of a 2015 young adult science fiction novel by Claudia Gray that is set in the Star Wars™ universe.
The Empire can be seductive, particularly if you’re an aspiring young pilot…Thane Kyrell and Ciena Ree both know this very well when they enroll in the Imperial Academy, eager to pursue their dreams. When Thane discovers the darker side of the Empire, though, and defects to the Rebellion, the pair’s lifelong friendship will be put to the ultimate test. Will Thane and Ciena’s relationship — or even they themselves — survive this galactic conflict…?
Perfect for teenage Star Wars™ fans! Publishing on May 1st under the JY imprint, it will be just in time for May the 4th Be With You!
JY, the middle grade graphic novel division of Yen Press, LLC, was established in the fall of 2017. This imprint is a sign of the Yen Press commitment to actively grow the catalog of quality content targeting middle grade audiences while making that content easily identifiable for parents, booksellers, librarians, and educators.
About Yen Press, LLC
Yen Press, LLC is a joint venture between Kadokawa Corporation and Hachette Book Group, dedicated to publishing manga and graphic novels for adults and young readers. Founded in 2006, Yen Press has quickly risen to become one of the largest and most prolific publishers of manga and original graphic novels in the North American marketplace and has become a driving force in the introduction of light novels to new readers through its Yen On imprint. For more information, visit www.Yen Press.com.