2021 New Releases

Check out the new manga and novel releases from Natsuya Uesugi in 2021.

Coming Winter 2021

new grydscaen: scout manga   

Graphic Novel | Manga | Full Length Manga
2nd Printing “Dive” Edition
Genre:  sci-fi  | cyberpunk | dystopian | techno-thriller
Ages: YA Teen “PG-13”
Pages: 74

grydscaen: scout remnant omnibus I (working title)

grydsacen: scout remnant manga features Faid Callen who tasks teenage hacker Rom to find cues on a SenseNet conspiracy killing psychic homeless teens in the Echelons. As ROM searches for clues on the grydscaen a deep conspiracy is reveals. Faid confronted by notorious former hacker Kaizen the Immaculate now a hired killer for  ZenZen head of the Corporation who is sent to kill Faid after the hacker leader stumbles upon a government conspiracy surrounding a new anti-radiation drug. Kaizen and Faid face off in a desperate psychic battle. This fast-paced action story of intrigue showcases volumes 1-3 of the manga as the power of codess and the strength and destruction see the power of an oppressive government. Volume 3 of the grydscaen: scout manga  currently adapted into episode 1-3 of the grydscaen: scout eve anime web series currently in pre-production for release Winter 2021 on the Natsuya Uesugi YouTube channel.

Story based on award-winning Science Fiction novel grydscaen: dark that Literary Titan calls “a modern day Blade Runner.” 

Launch Date: First Week October 2021

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Coming Early 2022

 

Spirit Warrior Online


Light Novel
Genre:  contemporary urban | coming of age | indigenous voices | isekai
Ages: YA Teen “G”

Spirit Warrior Online

Shy teenager, Noiz who just turned 16 is depressed after his parents are killed in a car crash in Tokyo, Japan. His mother Japanese and his father mixed Indigenous and Black from the Navajo Nation, he always felt like an outsider in Japan with his bronze skin and kinky dreadlocks. Forced to move in with his aunt when his parents died after his Japanese family disowned his mother for marrying  a Black man, Noiz is forced to relocate from Tokyo, Japan to rural Arizona in the United States to live on the reservation in Ship Rock in the Navajo Nation.

As the outsider new kid at the Navajo Indian high school he faces a culture he doesn’t understand bullied by the popular kids who label him an “outsider” and   “government colonial.” Noiz  hears rumors of a mysterious online game popular with his classmates called Spirit Warrior System Tenkai which is rumored was created by the Shinigami Navajo God of Peaceful Death, Nayan Watson Sensei the elder Navajo Twin Warrior God the legendary god who slayed many monsters. When Noiz learns the new awkward quirky exchange student, Nao Kami is a psychic Sentouki warrior in the Spirit Warrior, he learns the game was created to protect Navajo tribal elders from demons threatening to destroy tribal lands.

Nao is sent by Nayan to reveal Noiz is a Destined Sacrifice, a player in Spirit Warrior like his father. As he gets enmeshed in the game, he encounters murderous demons, hungry ghosts and cute nature spirit tasked to protect him.  If you liked the anime Sword Art Online and the movie Ready Player One, you’ll love Spirit Warrior Oline, a paranormal supernatural action adventure light novel as Nao and Noiz use psychic magic magic fight to save the tribal elders and protect the sacred ancestral land of the Navajo.

Story based on Navajo spirituality. 
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Tentative Launch Date: January – February 2022