Yen Press Reveals Narrators for Upcoming Audio Books; Includes Highly Acclaimed Voice Actors

Yen Press continues to reveal the voice actors for their newly established audiobook venture, Yen On. Today, the company revealed three more voice actors lending their voices as narration to these books.

Sword Art Online, Vol. 1, will be narrated by Bryce Papenbrook. Since the age of eight, Bryce Papenbrook has been a professional voice-over artist and has since starred in numerous roles, including Kirito from the Sword Art Online anime. Additional noteworthy roles include Inosuke Hashibira from Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaibaand Eren Yeager from Attack on Titan. The Sword Art Online, Vol. 1 audiobook is scheduled for an August 2021 release.

Overlord, Vol. 1 will be narrated by Christopher Guerrero. Christopher Guerrero is a Dallas-based actor who started his career in theater before transitioning fully into voice-over. Since becoming a voice actor nine years ago, he has voice acted in over 100 anime titles, including work on the Overlord anime as protagonist Ainz Ooal Gown. Additional noteworthy roles include Gecko Moria from One Piece and Shadow from SK8 the Infinity. The Overlord, Vol. 1 audiobook is scheduled for a September 2021 release.

The Saga of Tanya the Evil, Vol. 1, will be narrated by Monica Rial. Monica Rial has been working in the anime industry for over 20 years and is considered one of the most prolific anime voice actors in the United States. Among her many roles, Monica voiced Tanya Degurechaff in The Saga of Tanya the Evil anime. Additional noteworthy roles include Sakura from Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card and May Chang from Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. The audiobook for The Saga of Tanya the Evil, Vol. 1, is scheduled for a November 2021 release.

Further, Yen On will host a panel during Virtual Crunchyroll Expo from August 5 through August 7. The panel will include a discussion with Solo Leveling director Caitlin Davies and voice actors Christopher Guerrero and Bryce Papenbrook on their work on upcoming releases.

In case you missed it, check out our review of Solo Leveling Vol. 1, the first release from Yen On.

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