Yen Press Panel Liveblog

Here’s a live blog of the Yen Press panel. Last year, they announced several big licenses, so we’re going to be looking to see if they’ll do more this year.

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Looks like it is over. See ya! #SDCC #yenpress

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Now it’s the “swag portion of the evening.” Sounds like this panel may close early. #SDCC #yenpress

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They are also working on being able to read YenPlus on the iPad in the app. #SDCC #yenpress

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A few notes on “With The Light,” which is about raising an autistic child. #SDCC #yenpress

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Q: Android version for the app? A: It’s the next step. iPad was first b/c of the size; then iPhone, since it’s similar to iPad. Android is next on the agenda. #SDCC #yenpress

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Huh, a manga version of Gossip Girl? The new app will have a free preview chapter called “Psycho Killer.” #SDCC #yenpress

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The app will have a CoverFlow-style cover browser. #SDCC #yenpress

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Not Yenpress Plus, sorry. It’s their actual volumes. #SDCC #yenpress

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iPhone/iPad app to be released for YenPress Plus in 24 hours! Yotsuba! and HotD will be out today. #SDCC #yenpress

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Olimpos (Olympus) by Aki. Yes, based on Greek mythology. Yes, BL. #SDCC #yenpress

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Also, Kore wa Zombie Desu Ka? March 2012. #SDCC #yenpress

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New releases: Durarara!! next January. IIRC though it was an anime original. #SDCC #yenpress

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Apparently Anne Rice consented to do an Interview With the Vampire story graphically… #SDCC #yenpress

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High School of the Dead omnibus coming out soon. #SDCC #yenpress

18.39

Early QA: looking any new light novel licenses? A: Not today.

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There will be new licensing announcements today. But first some previously announced titles.

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Introducing the panel members: Abby Blackman, Tania Biswas, and Kurt Hassler.

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Panel should be starting any minute now.

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