Yen Press announced that actor Ki Hong Lee will be the voice of their first Yen Audio release, Solo Leveling Vol. 1. The actor is known for Maze Runner and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and will lend his voice to the audiobook.
“As soon as I was introduced to Solo Leveling, I was hooked!” said Ki Hong Lee. “The story of Jinwoo rising from an E-rank hunter kept me engaged and wanting more. Very excited to be doing the audiobook of the first novel and to lend my voice to the character of Jinwoo!”
Tom Mis, Hachette Audio’s Executive Producer of this Yen Audio launch title, said: “I am thrilled to be working alongside Yen Press to bring these beloved series to audiobook listeners – starting with Solo Leveling Vol. 1! For new fans, this is a great entry point into Yen’s novel offerings and the exciting storytelling that has captured readers’ imaginations around the world. Long-time fans will get to relive their favorite stories from the beginning with Yen Audio productions featuring some of the top voice and screen talent in the industry!”
Here’s the current lineup of titles:
- SWORD ART ONLINE 1: AINCRAD – Aug 2021
- OVERLORD, VOL. 1 – Sep 2021
- SOLO LEVELING VOL. 2 – Oct 2021
- SWORD ART ONLINE 2: AINCRAD – Oct 2021
- THE MIRACLES OF THE NAMIYA GENERAL STORE – Nov 2021
- THE SAGA OF TANYA THE EVIL, VOL. 1 – Nov 2021
- OVERLORD, VOL. 2 – Dec 2021
- SWORD ART ONLINE 3: FAIRY DANCE – Dec 2021
Yen Audio is headed by Publisher and Managing Director Kurt Hassler, who is teaming up with Hachette Audio’s longtime Publisher and SVP Anthony Goff, who negotiated the world rights deal for Hachette Book Group.
We’ll keep you updated on future Yen Audio releases.
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