The social media supervisor for writer Sol Press, Tsmalls, revealed on Twitter on Monday that the corporate has reached a degree the place it could possibly now not present refunds for about 90% of orders. Tsmalls acknowledged that the corporate is at a standstill till the CEO returns, however didn’t share when that might be or the place the CEO at present is.

Kadokawa‘s BookWalker Global on-line manga and light-weight novel service ended downloads of a number of collection from Sol Press and Panty Press on February 21. Customers who personal the titles are nonetheless in a position to learn the books after they’re faraway from the service.

ANN reached out to BookWalker for remark, and the corporate confirmed the removing of books from Sol Press and Panty Press. The firm acknowledged to ANN: “These takedowns are taking place as requested by the original Japanese publishers. Users should rest assured that this in no way affects other books in our store.” The firm added it can’t remark any additional attributable to contract confidentiality clauses.

The California Secretary of State’s website lists Sol Press as FTB Forfeited, which implies the enterprise was suspended or forfeited by the Franchise Tax Board for failure to satisfy tax necessities.

Sol Press formed in February 2017 as a lightweight novel, manga, and visible novel writer. BookWalker Global added collection from Sol Press to the service in May 2019.

Sol Press had introduced in October 2018 plans to launch a brand new mild novel, manga, and visible novel digital distribution platform titled Project Hyourin.

Sol Press launched the Newton and the Apple Tree visible novel on PC by way of Steam in August 2018, however the sport has since been delisted.

Source: Sol Press‘ Twitter account