In 2016, Yen Press announced that it will be publishing the Kingdom Hearts II light novel series in English in two omnibuses containing the four original Japanese volumes. Since then, Kingdom Hearts II: The Novel Volume 1, containing the first two original volumes, released in June 2017.
Originally, the Kingdom Hearts II: The Novel Volume 2 was set to release on December 12, 2017. Since then, the release seems to have been delayed to December 19, 2017.
The Yen Press website shows Kingdom Hearts II: The Novel Volume 2, both the paperback and the e-book version, set to release on December 19. The paperback is priced at $16.00, while the e-book is priced at $7.99. The novel summary is the same as the previous volume, and the cover has been finalized. You can view it below.
Kingdom Hearts II: The Novel Volume 2 in paperback is currently available for pre-order at:
Barnes & Noble for $13.32 USD
Amazon for $13.41 USD
AAA Anime for $16.00 USD
Books-A-Million for $16.00 USD
- Indigo for $18.90 USD
IndieBound for $16.00 USD
RightStuf for $11.99 USD
Book Depository for $14.20 USD
AAA Anime, RightStuf, and Book Depository are still showing the release date as December 12, 2017.
Yen Press will also be releasing omnibuses for the Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days and Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep light novels. They have yet to announce the release dates.
It is currently not known if there are plans to localize the Kingdom Hearts Re:coded and Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance light novel series in the West.
All the other light novels and manga series have already been published in English.
UPDATE [Nov 20, 2017]: Kingdom Hearts II: The Novel Volume 2 is now available to pre-order at Barnes & Noble in the form of a NOOK Book and on iTunes in the form of an iBook! You can pre-order the NOOK Book version of Kingdom Hearts II: The Novel Volume 2 on Barnes & Noble for $7.99 USD here, and you can pre-order the iBook version of Kingdom Hearts II: The Novel Volume 2 on iTunes for $7.99 USD here.
UPDATE [Nov 30, 2017]: We now have photos of the back and the spine of the Kingdom Hearts II: The Novel Volume 2 paperback thanks to the official Yen Press Twitter account. You can check them out in the gallery above.
UPDATE [Dec 9, 2017]: You can now pre-order the Kingdom Hearts II: The Novel Volume 2 e-book on BookWalker for $7.94!
UPDATE [Dec. 19, 2017]: Kingdom Hearts II: The Novel Volume 2 is now available to purchase! You can purchase it in paperback and e-book at the stores and websites listed above. It's also now available on Amazon for Kindle, which you can purchase here.