Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga Spin-Off Novels Coming To U.S.

By Ishaan . July 29, 2014 . 10:29am

A series of books based on the Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga series is being published in the U.S. by Bento Books, Anime News Network reports. Penned by Yu Godai, There are five books in total, which are Godai’s own take on the Digital Devil Saga story.

 

The first book is titled Quantum Devil Saga: Avatar Tuner. It will be published in hardcover ($24.99) and trade paperback ($14.99) versions on July 31st, and will also be available on the Kindle ($9.99). Here’s a story summary:

 

In the post-apocalyptic Junkyard, warring tribes fight to unify the six territories, and thus gain access to Nirvana, the promised land. This is Avatar Tuner, Vol. I, a novel set in the landscape of the Shin Megami Tensei video games. After one battle Serph, the leader of the upstart Embryon tribe, rescues a mysterious girl and discovers he and his fellow fighters have gained the ability to transform into mystical, demon warriors. But these new abilities and the enigmatic Sera threaten to upend the balance of power in the Junkyard, and within the Embryon tribe itself.

 

The book has been translated by Kevin Frane. If you’re curious, you can read the first chapter for free. Additionally, an interview with Frane can be found here.



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