What You Need to Know:
- Seven Seas Entertainment has returned with another huge slate of titles for us to read and just in time for Spring break too!
- All new titles are listed below and make sure to click the links to each title to know more details!
CATS AND SUGAR BOWLS Yuri Manga
Seven Seas Entertainment is happy to announce the license acquisition of the manga Cats and Sugar Bowls by Yukiko, a beautiful collection of sweet and provocative yuri romances.
Want a little spice with your sugar? Cats and Sugar Bowls serves up nine bite-sized tales about love between women. Rena and Sanae are like a pair of naughty kitties who act far more innocent than they really are. Touka, while looking for a lover willing to indulge her more extreme BDSM fantasies, runs into her boss at a bondage club. All these delights and more await!
Cats and Sugar Bowls will be released for the first time in North America in September 2022 for $14.99 USA / $18.99 CAN, available in print and on digital platforms in a single large-trim edition.
LAZY DUNGEON MASTER Manga Series
Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of the manga series Lazy Dungeon Master by Supana Onikage, Nanaroku, and Youta. In this fantasy isekai tale, one slacker gets a rude awakening when he becomes the guardian of a dungeon!
Masuda Keima just wants to sleep. Too bad for him, he’s been pulled from sweet dreams and comfy sheets into a fantasy dungeon in another world! Not only is he charged with protecting it, but failure to do so will cost him his life. His only guide is the personification of the Dungeon Core, Rokuko--but she’s a moron who can’t even figure out how to drive away a group of bandits. If Keima ever wants to get some quality shut-eye again, he’ll have to take over running this dungeon himself!
Lazy Dungeon Master (Manga) Volume 1 will be released for the first time in North America in September 2022 for $13.99 USA / $17.99 CAN, available in print and on digital platforms in single volume editions.
CLASSMATES Manga Continuation: BLANC
Seven Seas Entertainment is delighted to announce the license acquisition of blanc, the continuation of the Classmates Boys’ Love manga series by Asumiko Nakamura. Follow the lives of Hikaru and Rihito several years after they graduate from high school in this newest installment of the modern BL classic!
Rocker Hikaru and studious Rihito met and fell in love when they were high school classmates. Now, three years after graduation, Hikaru is still in their hometown trying to get his music career going while Rihito is studying in Kyoto. The two are desperate to make their long-distance relationship work, but can young love overcome adult hardships? Originally released as two volumes in Japan, now fans can own both volumes of blanc and the special bonus content known in Japan as blanc #0: Rings, all combined into a single omnibus edition in English.
Classmates Vol. 6: blanc will be released for the first time in North America in November 2022 for $19.99 USA / $24.99 CAN, available in print and on digital platforms in a single omnibus edition.
KIJIN GENTŌSHŌ Light Novel and Manga Series
Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition of the light novel and manga series Kijin Gentōshō by Motoo Nakanishi and Yu Satomi. In this time-spanning fantasy epic of humans and demons, a warrior in feudal Japan must hunt a demon through time--a tale soon to be an anime!
In the Edo era, young Jinta and his sister must flee their home, finding refuge in a mountain village. Years later, Jinta has grown into a skilled swordsman, sworn to protect the priestess of the village shrine. Charged with slaying a demon that threatens the shrine, Jinta confronts the malevolent creature in the forest, only to learn a shocking truth. The demon speaks of events one hundred and seventy years hence, when Jinta must confront the demon in the future. Thus begins an epic fantasy journey that spans multiple eras as Jinta hunts a demon through time and must come to terms with his own dark nature.
Kijin Gentosho (Light Novel) Volume 1 will be released for the first time in North America in December 2022 for $14.99 USA / $18.99 CAN, available in print and on digital platforms in single large-trim editions as part of Seven Seas’ Airship imprint.
Kijin Gentosho (Manga) Volume 1 will be released for the first time in North America in January 2023 for $13.99 USA / $17.99 CAN, available in print and on digital platforms in single volume editions.
SPRIGGAN Manga Series (Deluxe Editions)
Seven Seas Entertainment is thrilled to announce the license acquisition of the manga SPRIGGAN by Hiroshi Takashige and Ryoji Minagawa in a series of deluxe omnibuses. This classic action-adventure manga of super spies and ancient alien relics that inspired the 1998 anime film is soon to be a Netflix Original anime series!
In the waning years of the Cold War era, national governments and paramilitary forces are in a race to uncover the relics of an ancient alien civilization that once ruled the Earth. The alien technology holds seemingly miraculous powers, but in the wrong hands, this power could spell disaster. Only the ARCAM Corporation’s elite special operatives, the SPRIGGAN, have what it takes to stand up against an international rogue’s gallery of power-hungry cyborgs and gunmen who covet ultimate power. Brash and fearless Ominae Yu, a teenage SPRIGGAN equipped with ARCAM’s strongest power armor, will do whatever it takes to keep the past’s forbidden legacy buried away!
This classic manga first released in the late 1980s--which inspired a beloved anime film in 1998, and an upcoming Netflix anime series in 2022--is finally being released in its entirety in North America in this beautiful English-language release. Each deluxe omnibus is 600+ pages long and contains a color illustration gallery.
SPRIGGAN: Deluxe Edition 1 will be released in August 2022 for $29.99 USA / $39.99 CAN, available in print and on digital platforms. The entire series will be released in four large-trim omnibus editions of 600+ pages each.
Source: Official Press Release