Yen Press Licenses Sword Art Online and Accel World

Yen Press announced at Japan Expo that they have the licenses for both of Reki Kawahara’s novels, Sword Art Online and the award-winning Accel World . As well as other titles such as Blood Lad , Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Different Story and the official manga adaptations of Sword Art Online, Aincrad and Fairy Dance.

We should be seeing the first volumes of these series early 2014. Yen Press also contacted Baka Tsuki requesting that they remove all fan translations before the first volumes are published.

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Source: Yen Press