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.