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UDON Entertainment AnnouncesFour New Manga Licenses


With San Diego Comic Con coming this week, UDON Entertainment announced four new manga licenses for release in 2024 at their recent publishing panel at Anime Expo! These titles span fan-favorite seinen action titles to anime tie-in romance titles to a surprising new title about cute cats. All titles will begin to release in 2024.

The titles are:

  • My Stepmom’s Daughter is My Ex by Kyōsuke Kamishiro (story), Rei Kusakabe (manga), TakayaKi (character design)
  • More Than a Married Couple, But Not Lovers, by Yūki Kanamaru
  • Ottoman: Henshin Hero Husband by Shinnosuke Kanazawa
  • Falling in Love with a Traveling Cat by Juno (Mofusand)

Ottoman: Henshin Hero Husband
By Shinnosuke Kanazawa

Soya Gomi has a pretty great life: a solid job, a loving wife, and… super powers? When a mysterious alien accident gives Gomi superpowers, he is forced to become “Ottoman” (Husband-man), devoted to saving his wife and the world from the evil aliens that threaten them! 

Originally serialized in Shueisha’s Young Jump Magazine, this series continues UDON’s relationship with Shueisha that began in the amazing SF mystery manga series Summertime Rendering (available now). 

My Stepmom’s Daughter is My Ex
By Kyōsuke Kamishiro (story), Rei Kusakabe (manga), TakayaKi (character design)

Leaving your middle-school romance behind and getting a fresh start in high school sounds like the perfect idea! Too bad your ex-girlfriend’s mom is your dad’s new wife, and your Ex is your stepsister! A hilarious romantic comedy, based on the popular light novel series by Kyōsuke Kamishiro and character designs by Takayaki, and adapted to manga by Rei Kusakabe! 

More Than a Married Couple, But Not Lovers
By Yūki Kanamaru

Would you take an oath of false romance for the sake of your true love?

When third-year high-school student Jiro Yakuin gets partnered up with the outrageous gyaru Akari Watanabe for his “Marriage Practical” class, they know their marriage would be a disaster! But if they do very well on the project they’ll be able to switch partners and end up with their crushes! Now this odd couple must force themselves to act like the perfect married couple… no matter what!

Fall In Love with a Travelling Cat
By Juno (Mofusand)

The cute kitties of Mofusand have conquered Japan and now, they’re going travelling! Incredible illustrator Juno brings the lives and travels of the these cats to life in Fall In Love with a Travelling Cat! This cute and funny full-color book is unlike anything published by UDON before, and maybe even unlike anything in English! Much more information coming soon!