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Seven Seas Entertainment

Seven Seas Entertainment is an award-winning publisher that specializes in bringing the best of Japanese manga and light novels to English language audiences, as well as producing original comics, graphic novels, and youth literature. Formed in 2004 by Jason DeAngelis, Seven Seas is now the #1 independently-owned manga publisher in the English-language market.

Seven Seas is distributed by Macmillan, and is their second largest distribution client in North America. Seven Seas’ core business is the licensing of manga and novels. Releasing 500+ books per year, Seven Seas holds hundreds of licenses from a variety of publishers and rights holders, many of which rank as bestsellers in the category.

Seven Seas’ lineup includes a vast array of genres and sub-genres. From bestselling titles like Monster Musume and The Ancient Magus’ Bride, to the Harvey Award-winning manga My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness and the Eisner-nominated sci-fi romance orange, to hardcover editions of revered classics like Devilman, Captain Harlock, Cutie Honey, Kamen Rider, Lupin III, and Space Battleship Yamato, the breadth of Seven Seas’ catalog appeals to a broad swath of fans.

One of Seven Seas’ areas of expertise is creating original English-language manga. Since 2004, the company has published nearly 50 volumes of original manga, spanning over 7,000 pages of sequential artwork. In addition to creating original works, Seven Seas licenses existing IP and adapts them into manga, such as Speed Racer, Ringworld, and My Little Pony.

Seven Seas also has an expansive digital program with an ever-growing backlist of 1,600+ books that have been converted to ebook format available across multiple digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, comiXology, Barnes & Noble Nook, Kobo, iBooks, Google Play, and Bookwalker Global, with an expanding presence on Overdrive for libraries.


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