Udon Entertainment unveiled an impressive line-up of books for the coming year at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday night, including the English-language translaton of the manga of Ryo Akizuki Kill La Kill, and not one but two Osamu Tezuka artbooks. Osamu Tezuka Anime Character Artbook is a collection of sketchbook drawings and designs, while Osamu Tezuka Anime Character Illustrations collects his animation model sheets.

Udon also announced three new titles in its recently launched Manga Classics line. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, and Emma by Jane Austen will join the just-published adaptations of Victor Hugo's Les Miserable and Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice.

 

 

Other forthcoming books from the publisher include a collection of Katamari webcomics by Alex Culang and Raynato Castro; the second volume of Jim Zub and Shun Hong Chan's Makeshift Miracle, and artbooks for Phoenix Wright: Dual Destinies, Yu-Gi-Oh, Record of Agarest War, Shining Blade, and Robotech/Macross.

Udon will also reprint its sold out Street Fighter World Warrior Encyclopedia in hardcover, and will continue its Street Fighter comics series with Super Street Fighter volume two. You can find more details at Udon's official blog.