Square Enix Announces 2022 Manga & Books Catalog

The Manga and Books division of Square Enix has announced seven new entries coming to fans in 2022. This includes two Final Fantasy VII books, one Final Fantasy XIV book, two NieR titles (1 manga, 1 art collection), and two new manga volumes for Tokyo Aliens and The Girl I Like Forgot Her Glasses.

FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE: Traces of Two Pasts (English translated edition)
Follow the two tales of FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE’s heroines, Tifa and Aerith, as they tell the stories of their lives leading up to the events of the game.

FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE: Traces of Two Pasts (English translated edition) is scheduled for release on November 8, 2022, and is available for pre-order from the SQUARE ENIX Store and other major booksellers now.

FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE: Material Ultimania Plus (English translated edition)
Go behind the scenes of the development of FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE, including exclusive scripts, character and enemy designs, storyboards, artwork and more.

FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE: Material Ultimania Plus (English translated edition) is scheduled for release on December 13, 2022, and is available for pre-order from the SQUARE ENIX Store and other major booksellers now.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: Chronicles of Light (Reprint edition)
A collection of 25 short stories expanding upon the rich lore of FINAL FANTASY XIV and featuring exclusive illustrations by acclaimed FINAL FANTASY artist Toshiyuki Itahana.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: Chronicles of Light (Reprint edition) is scheduled to be republished on October 18, 2022, and is available for pre-order from the SQUARE ENIX Store and other major booksellers now.

NieR Art – Kazuma Koda Art Collection (English translated edition)
The characters of the NieR video game series come to life in page after page of stunning illustrations, backgrounds and promotional art drawn by Kazuma Koda.

NieR Art – Kazuma Koda Art Collection (English translated edition) is scheduled to be published October 25, 2022, and is available for pre-order from the SQUARE ENIX Store and other major booksellers now.

YoRHa – Pearl Harbor Descent Record – A NieR:Automata Story (Manga adaptation) Vol. 1
This manga series recounts the events of the 14th Machine War, following the plight of the group of YoRHa® soldiers tasked with invading Mt. Ka’ala to destroy the enemy server.

Vol. 1 of YoRHa – Pearl Harbor Descent Record – A NieR:Automata Story (Manga adaptation) is scheduled to be published December 13, 2022, and will be available for pre-order from select retailers on March 15.

Tokyo Aliens Vol. 1
Follow the story of Gunji Akira, a high school student in search of his father’s ghost as he follows in his dad’s footsteps to become a police officer, in this sci-fi fantasy manga.

Vol. 1 of Tokyo Aliens is scheduled to be published November 8, 2022, and is available for pre-order now.

The Girl I Like Forgot Her Glasses Vol. 1
Middle school student Komura falls head-over-heels for his classmate with terrible eyesight in this charming romance manga.

Vol. 1 of The Girl I Like Forgot Her Glasses is scheduled to be published December 13, 2022, and will be available for pre-order from select retailers on March 15.

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