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Seven Seas Licenses IRINA: THE VAMPIRE COSMONAUT Light Novel Series (Airship imprint)

November 10th, 2021

Seven Seas Entertainment is thrilled to announce, through its Airship light novel imprint, the license acquisition of the light novel series Irina: The Vampire Cosmonaut by Keisuke Makino and KAREI. Two cosmonaut hopefuls–one with fangs and one without–reach for the stars in this supernatural science fiction tale that inspired this season’s new anime from Funimation! […]

Seven Seas Licenses THE WEAKEST TAMER BEGAN A JOURNEY TO PICK UP TRASH Light Novel and Manga Series

November 3rd, 2021

Seven Seas Entertainment is delighted to announce the license acquisition of the light novel and manga series The Weakest Tamer Began a Journey to Pick Up Trash by Honobonoru500, Nama, and Tou Fukino, a heartwarming fantasy tale about a girl who embarks on a journey with her new friend–a humble slime. Young Ivy can’t catch […]

It’s About Time: Seven Seas Licenses WAIT FOR ME YESTERDAY Light Novel (Airship imprint)

October 13th, 2021

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce, through its Airship light novel imprint, the license acquisition of the light novel Wait For Me Yesterday by Mei Hachimoku and Kukka. Childhood friends use time travel to try to avert tragedy in this bittersweet book about growing up, love, and loss–by the creators of the light novel […]

Seven Seas Licenses 7TH TIME LOOP: THE VILLAINESS ENJOYS A CAREFREE LIFE MARRIED TO HER WORST ENEMY! Light Novel Series (Airship imprint)

October 6th, 2021

Seven Seas Entertainment is delighted to announce, through its Airship light novel imprint, the license acquisition of the light novel series 7th Time Loop: The Villainess Enjoys a Carefree Life Married to Her Worst Enemy! by Touko Amekawa and Wan Hachipisu. Reincarnation drama gets sent into overdrive in this isekai tale full of romance and […]

Romantic Rendezvous: Seven Seas Licenses Yoru Sumino’s I WILL FORGET THIS FEELING SOMEDAY Light Novel (Airship imprint)

September 29th, 2021

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce, through its Airship light novel imprint, the license acquisition of the novel I Will Forget This Feeling Someday by Yoru Sumino. Two parallel dimensions and brief meetings in the dead of night give rise to a passionate love story from the bestselling author of I Want to Eat […]

Same School, Second Year: Seven Seas Licenses CLASSROOM OF THE ELITE: YEAR 2 Light Novel Series

September 22nd, 2021

Seven Seas Entertainment is thrilled to announce the license acquisition of the light novel series Classroom of the Elite: Year 2 by Syougo Kinugasa and Tomoseshunsaku. In this direct sequel series to the cutthroat school drama that inspired an anime and manga adaptation, the students’ second year begins–and the stakes are as high as ever! […]

Back to the Crash: Seven Seas Licenses IT’S A LITTLE HARD TO BE A VILLAINESS OF AN OTOME GAME IN MODERN SOCIETY Light Novel Series (Airship imprint)

September 15th, 2021

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce, through its Airship light novel imprint, the license acquisition of the light novel series It’s a Little Hard to be a Villainess of an Otome Game in Modern Society by Tofuro Futsukaichi and KEI. A woman is reincarnated as the villainess in a retro otome game…where she has […]

Seven Seas Licenses Three Blockbuster Chinese Novel Series from Mo Xiang Tong Xiu: THE SCUM VILLAIN’S SELF-SAVING SYSTEM, GRANDMASTER OF DEMONIC CULTIVATION, and HEAVEN OFFICIAL’S BLESSING

August 4th, 2021

Article revised August 20, 2021 with adjusted release date. More information and Volume 1 pre-orders are available on the newly launched sevenseasdanmei.com Seven Seas Entertainment is thrilled to announce the license acquisition of three novel series from China that inspired global multimedia empires: The Scum Villain’s Self-Saving System (Ren Zha Fanpai Zijiu Xitong), Grandmaster of […]

Seven Seas Licenses THE TUNNEL TO SUMMER, THE EXIT OF GOODBYE Light Novel and Manga Series

July 2nd, 2021

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of the light novel and manga series The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbye by Mei Hachimoku, Kukka, and Koudon, a bittersweet tale of a mysterious tunnel, time travel, and young summer love. Tono Kaoru heard a rumor: The laws of space and time […]

Seven Seas Licenses Yoru Sumino’s I AM BLUE, IN PAIN, AND FRAGILE Light Novel (Airship imprint)

July 2nd, 2021

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce, through its Airship light novel imprint, the license acquisition of the novel I am Blue, in Pain, and Fragile by Yoru Sumino. This heart-wrenching drama about two university students and their growing disillusionment–from the author of I Want to Eat Your Pancreas and the Eisner-nominated I Had That […]

Seven Seas Wins a Boss License with THE MOST HERETICAL LAST BOSS QUEEN: FROM VILLAINESS TO SAVIOR Light Novel and Manga Series

June 29th, 2021

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of the light novel and manga series The Most Heretical Last Boss Queen: From Villainess to Savior by Tenichi, Suzunosuke, and Bunko Matsuura. This award-winning otome isekai series stars a final boss who decides to ditch the whole “villainess” schtick and use her powers to […]

Mastered by a Mistress: Seven Seas Licenses SURVIVAL IN ANOTHER WORLD WITH MY MISTRESS! Light Novel and Manga Series

June 28th, 2021

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition of the light novel and manga series Survival in Another World with My Mistress! by Ryuto, Yappen, and SASAYUKI. In this story from the creator of Reborn as a Space Mercenary: I Woke Up Piloting the Strongest Starship!, a man uses video game crafting powers […]

Seven Seas Licenses Groundbreaking UNTIL I MEET MY HUSBAND (LGBT+) Novel and Manga

June 28th, 2021

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of both the original novel of essays and the separate manga adaptation of Until I Meet My Husband by Ryousuke Nanasaki and Yoshi Tsukizuki. This historic memoir by activist Ryousuke Nanasaki recounts his first experiences as a gay man while searching for his soulmate and […]

Seven Seas Licenses PLANET OF THE ORCS Novel Series (Airship imprint)

May 21st, 2021

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce, through its Airship light novel imprint, the license acquisition of the novel series Planet of the Orcs by Himataro Zukunashi, a high octane portal fantasy set in a world at war between orcs, armed with guns, and magic-wielding humans. A veteran hero, savior of many worlds, is sent […]

Turn to the Dark Side (Maybe): Seven Seas Licenses I’M THE EVIL LORD OF AN INTERGALACTIC EMPIRE! Light Novel Series (Airship imprint)

May 17th, 2021

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce, through its Airship light novel imprint, the license acquisition of the light novel series I’m the Evil Lord of an Intergalactic Empire! by Yomu Mishima and Nadare Takamine, a hilarious sci-fi isekai about a guy who just can’t manage to be the villain he wants to be, from […]

Talk It Up: Seven Seas Licenses THE MOST NOTORIOUS “TALKER” RUNS THE WORLD’S GREATEST CLAN Light Novel and Manga Series

February 25th, 2021

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition of the fantasy light novel and manga series The Most Notorious “Talker” Runs the World’s Greatest Clan by Jaki, fame, and Yamorichan. A cunning, ruthless boy does whatever it takes to leave his mark on the world in this swords-and-sorcery tale! Noel has grown up […]

Seven Seas is for Real with License of THE NPCS IN THIS VILLAGE SIM GAME MUST BE REAL! Light Novel and Manga Series

February 25th, 2021

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of the light novel and manga series The NPCs in this Village Sim Game Must Be Real! by Hirukuma, Namako, and Kazuhiko Morita. Invited to play a secretive, strangely realistic video game, one man develops a deep connection with its characters, who seem almost human. […]

Seven Seas Joins the Party with License of LONER LIFE IN ANOTHER WORLD Light Novel Series (Airship imprint)

February 13th, 2021

Seven Seas Entertainment, through its Airship light novel imprint, is excited to announce the license acquisition of the light novel series Loner Life in Another World by Shoji Goji and booota, a sarcastic isekai comedy about surviving in a fantasy world with only the weirdest magic powers. Inspired the hit manga! When acerbic loner Haruka […]

Seven Seas Goes Rogue with License of MY STATUS AS AN ASSASSIN OBVIOUSLY EXCEEDS THE HERO’S Light Novel Series (Airship Imprint)

February 8th, 2021

Seven Seas Entertainment, through its Airship light novel imprint, is excited to announce the license acquisition of the light novel series My Status as an Assassin Obviously Exceeds the Hero’s by Matsuri Akai and Tozai, the original story behind the stealth hit fantasy isekai manga already available from Seven Seas! When Akira’s class is magically […]

Seven Seas Rises Up with License of DISCIPLE OF THE LICH: OR HOW I WAS CURSED BY THE GODS AND DROPPED INTO THE ABYSS! Light Novel Series (Airship Imprint)

February 5th, 2021

Seven Seas Entertainment, through its Airship light novel imprint, is excited to announce the license acquisition of the light novel series Disciple of the Lich: Or How I Was Cursed by the Gods and Dropped Into the Abyss! by Nekoko (AKA Necoco) and Hihara Yoh, an isekai adventure about an ordinary boy taken under the […]

No Time like the Present: Seven Seas Licenses HELLO WORLD Light Novel and Manga

November 30th, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition of both the light novel and the manga version of HELLO WORLD by Mado Nozaki, Yoshihiro Sono, and Manatsu Suzuki, an atmospheric high school love story with a science fiction plot full of twists and turns. Naomi, a shy teenage bookworm, is visited by his […]

Go for Broke with Seven Seas License of THE STRANGE ADVENTURE OF A BROKE MERCENARY Light Novel and Manga Series

November 30th, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is thrilled to announce the license acquisition of both the light novel series and the manga adaptation of The Strange Adventure of a Broke Mercenary by Mine, peroshi, and Araea Ikemiya, a gritty swords and sorcery tale of a veteran mercenary who must start anew after he loses his old company. When […]

Seven Seas Works its Tail Off with License of MONSTER MUSUME – MONSTER GIRLS ON THE JOB! Light Novel Series (Airship Imprint)

November 30th, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment, through its Airship light novel imprint, is excited to announce the license acquisition of the light novel series Monster Musume – Monster Girls on the Job! by Yoshino Origuchi and OKAYADO, a new spin-off novel from the bestselling Monster Musume manga series! When twenty-something Kurusu Kimihito became an involuntary “volunteer” in the […]

More Accomplished than Ever: Seven Seas Licenses ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE DUKE’S DAUGHTER Light Novel Series (Airship Imprint)

November 30th, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment, through its Airship light novel imprint, is pleased to announce the license acquisition of the light novel series Accomplishments of the Duke’s Daughter by Reia and Hazuki Futaba, the original shoujo/josei isekai story that inspired the popular manga–also published by Seven Seas! Iris Almeria, the daughter of a powerful duke, is arrested […]

Seven Seas Gets Cracking with License of REINCARNATED AS A DRAGON HATCHLING Light Novel and Manga Series

November 30th, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is delighted to announce the license acquisition of both the light novel series and the manga adaptation of Reincarnated as a Dragon Hatchling by Necoco (AKA Nekoko), NAJI Yanagida, and RIO, a fantasy isekai adventure about a man who truly has to restart life from the beginning! In a world full of […]

In a Galaxy Far, Far Away: Seven Seas Licenses REBORN AS A SPACE MERCENARY: I WOKE UP PILOTING THE STRONGEST STARSHIP! Light Novel Series (Airship Imprint)

November 30th, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment, through its Airship light novel imprint, is excited to announce the license acquisition of the light novel series Reborn as a Space Mercenary: I Woke Up Piloting the Strongest Starship! by Ryuto and Tetsuhiro Nabeshima, a sci-fi isekai adventure full of ray guns and girls! Sato Takahiro was an ordinary office worker […]

Seven Seas Transports Readers with License of THE HAUNTED BOOKSTORE – GATEWAY TO A PARALLEL UNIVERSE Light Novel Series (Airship Imprint)

November 30th, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment, through its Airship light novel imprint, is delighted to announce the license acquisition of the novel series The Haunted Bookstore – Gateway to a Parallel Universe by Shinobumaru, an atmospheric fantasy series for bibliophiles and fans of Japanese ghost stories! Ever since she was three years old, Kaori has lived in a […]

Seven Seas Focuses on Light Novels with New Imprint: Airship

November 13th, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce “Airship,” a new imprint dedicated to Seven Seas’ ever-growing library of light novels and Japanese prose novels. The Airship imprint, like the existing Seven Seas Ghost Ship imprint that targets mature readers, will be aimed at a specific audience–in this case, light novel fans. Light novels, a popular […]

Seven Seas Makes a Wise Choice with License of SHE PROFESSED HERSELF PUPIL OF THE WISE MAN Light Novel and Manga Series

November 2nd, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition of the light novel and manga series She Professed Herself Pupil of the Wise Man by Ryusen Hirotsugu, fuzichoco, and dicca*suemitsu, the fantasy tale of a young man sucked into another world, where he must roleplay an old man in a young woman’s body–soon to […]

Seven Seas Licenses a Regal Reset: I SWEAR I WON’T BOTHER YOU AGAIN! Light Novel and Manga Series

November 2nd, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is delighted to announce the license acquisition of the light novel and manga series I Swear I Won’t Bother You Again! by Reina Soratani and Haru Harukawa, the story of a noblewoman’s attempt to rewrite the past–and avoid her descent into villainy. Succumbing to long-simmering jealousy over her younger sister, noblewoman Violette […]

Seven Seas Reveals a Great Secret with License of A TALE OF THE SECRET SAINT Light Novel and Manga Series

September 18th, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition of the light novel and manga series A Tale of the Secret Saint by Touya, chibi, and Mahito Aobe, the story of a young woman’s quest to become a knight while hiding her saintly power! Fia always dreamed of becoming a knight. Born into a […]

Seven Seas Prescribes the License of DRUGSTORE IN ANOTHER WORLD: THE SLOW LIFE OF A CHEAT PHARMACIST Light Novels and Manga

August 27th, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of both the light novel and manga series of Drugstore in Another World: The Slow Life of a Cheat Pharmacist by Kennoji, Matsuuni, and Eri Haruno, a lighthearted isekai tale about a fantasy pharmacist–which is soon to be an anime! Corporate drone Reiji is transported […]

Seven Seas Opens Up with License of Yoru Sumino’s I HAVE A SECRET Light Novel

August 26th, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of I Have a Secret by Yoru Sumino, a coming-of-age novel with supernatural overtones from the bestselling author of I Want to Eat Your Pancreas. Five high-school classmates hold secrets close to their hearts–hidden talents, unspoken feelings, and buried pain. Will it take a sixth […]

Dive into Love with Seven Seas License of Masaaki Yuasa’s RIDE YOUR WAVE Novel and Manga

July 3rd, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is delighted to announce the license acquisition of both the novel version and manga spin-off of Ride Your Wave by Masaaki Yuasa, Mika Toyoda, Reiko Yoshida, and Machi Kiachi, books from the acclaimed anime film about summer love and grief touched by a hint of magic. New college student Hinako, who moved […]

Devour a New Adventure with Seven Seas License of BERSERK OF GLUTTONY Manga and Light Novel Series

July 3rd, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition of Berserk of Gluttony by Isshiki Ichika, fame, and Daisuke Takino, a dark fantasy light novel and manga series in which a frail young man’s terrifying magic could lead him to ultimate power! Fate Graphite has never tasted real power. Born with the magical skill […]

Seven Seas Licenses a Winner with FAILURE FRAME Manga and Light Novel Series

July 2nd, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition of Failure Frame: I Became the Strongest and Annihilated Everything With Low-Level Spells by Kaoru Shinozaki, KWKM, Uchiuchi Keyaki, and Shou Uyoshi, a fantasy light novel and manga series about revenge in another world–with an abnormal twist! Touka Mimori and his classmates are abruptly catapulted […]

Seven Seas Buffs Up with License of MUSCLES ARE BETTER THAN MAGIC! Manga and Light Novel Series

July 1st, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is pumped to announce the license acquisition of Muscles are Better Than Magic! by DORANEKO, Relucy, and Kouji Onodera, a comedic fantasy light novel and manga series where one man’s amazing muscles overcome every magical challenge! For ten years, Yuri has lived alone in the forest, training his muscles day and night […]

Seven Seas Gets Down to Business with License of THE SAINT’S MAGIC POWER IS OMNIPOTENT Manga and Light Novel Series

April 24th, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of both the original light novels and the manga adaptation of The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent by Yuka Tachibana, Yasuyuki Syuri, and Fujiazuki, a charming isekai tale about a woman’s magical entrepreneurship in a fantasy world. Sei, a 20-year-old office worker, is whisked away […]

Seven Seas Tackles Tropes with TRAPPED IN A DATING SIM: THE WORLD OF OTOME GAMES IS TOUGH FOR MOBS Light Novel Series

April 23rd, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition of the light novel series Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs by Yomu Mishima and Monda, the fan-favorite comedy jaunt through romance, giant robots, and dating sim jokes! Office worker Leon is reincarnated into a particularly punishing […]

Seven Seas Summons a Powerful License: THE SORCERER KING OF DESTRUCTION AND THE GOLEM OF THE BARBARIAN QUEEN Manga and Light Novel Series

April 22nd, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition of both the original light novels and the manga adaptation of The Sorcerer King of Destruction and the Golem of the Barbarian Queen by Northcarolina, Shiba, and Hinako Inoue, a hot new isekai series about a young man trapped in another world with a powerful […]

Seven Seas Wins the Game with License of I’M IN LOVE WITH THE VILLAINESS Yuri Light Novel Series

April 22nd, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of the two-volume light novel series I’m in Love with the Villainess by Inori and Hanagata, the story of a reincarnated gamer pursuing her villainous lady love at a fantasy girls’ academy! Ordinary office worker Oohashi Rei wakes up in the body of the protagonist […]

Seven Seas Invites BL Prose with License of YES, NO, OR MAYBE? Light Novel

February 21st, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of Yes, No, or Maybe? by Michi Ichiho and Lala Takemiya, the fan-favorite Boys’ Love light novel about the secret lives of men who work in television–soon to be an anime! Kunieda Kei is a popular TV announcer known for being a cool and flawless […]

Seven Seas Keeps Rolling with License of ROLL OVER AND DIE: I WILL FIGHT FOR AN ORDINARY LIFE WITH MY LOVE AND CURSED SWORD! Light Novel Series

February 21st, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition of ROLL OVER AND DIE: I Will Fight for an Ordinary Life with My Love and Cursed Sword! by kiki and Kinta, a dark and bloody light novel series about two women fighting fate and finding love in each other. Flamme Apricot would’ve been content […]

Seven Seas Unveils License of THE HIDDEN DUNGEON ONLY I CAN ENTER Manga and Light Novel Series

February 20th, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition of The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter by Meguru Seto, Takehana Note, and Tomoyuki Hino, a fantasy light novel and manga series about a new hero exploring a secret labyrinth! Noir is the son of a minor noble with very little to his name […]

Seven Seas Kappa-tures the Magic with License of SARAZANMAI Light Novels

February 19th, 2020

Seven Seas Entertainment is delighted to announce the license acquisition of the Sarazanmai novel series by Kunihiko Ikuhara and Teruko Utsumi, based on the hit LGBT+ anime about friendship, secrets, and growing up! After accidentally breaking a statue of a mythical kappa, junior high students Kazuki, Toi, and Enta are transformed into kappa themselves as […]

Seven Seas Lays Bare the License of BUCK NAKED IN ANOTHER WORLD Light Novels

December 13th, 2019

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of the light novel series Buck Naked in Another World by Madoka Kotani and Mochiusa, a screwball action-adventure in another world! When an ordinary Japanese man is catapulted headfirst into a fantasy world, he’s especially disappointed that he was sent stark naked! Adapting to life […]

Seven Seas Sticks to the Bear Necessities with License of KUMA KUMA KUMA BEAR Light Novels and Manga

October 23rd, 2019

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition of the Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear light novels and manga series by Kumanano, 029, and Sergei: the tale of a girl transported into her favorite video game world equipped with her magical bearsuit! Fifteen-year-old Yuna prefers staying home and obsessively playing her favorite VRMMO game […]

Seven Seas Dreams of More with License of Yoru Sumino’s I HAD THAT SAME DREAM AGAIN Novel and Manga Omnibus

October 23rd, 2019

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of the original novel and manga of I Had That Same Dream Again, a layered coming-of-age story by the creative team behind I Want to Eat Your Pancreas! An unhappy girl who engages in self-harm, a high schooler ostracized by her classmates, and an old […]

Seven Seas Doubles Down on Penguins with License of PENGUINDRUM Novels

October 23rd, 2019

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of PENGUINDRUM (Light Novel) by Kunihiko Ikuhara and Kei Takahashi, the novels for the supernatural anime by the acclaimed director of Revolutionary Girl Utena and Sarazanmai! Twins Kanba and Shoma live with their terminally ill little sister, Himari. One day, they visit the aquarium, a […]

Shovel Your Way to Victory with Seven Seas License of THE INVINCIBLE SHOVEL Light Novel Series

October 21st, 2019

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition of The Invincible Shovel by Tsuchise Yasohachi and Yuuki Hagure (also known as Scoop Musou), a light novel series about a legendary miner who teams up with a runaway princess to combat demons and track down cursed jewels! Alan is the strongest miner in the […]

Seven Seas Announces Ten New Manga and Light Novel Licenses at Anime Expo 2019

July 12th, 2019

Seven Seas Entertainment is thrilled to announce ten brand-new licenses, first revealed last week at Anime Expo 2019, covering a broad range of genres to please readers of all stripes. See below for images and more information! * * * * * The King of Fighters: A New Beginning by Kyotaro Azuma -This slick SNK […]

Seven Seas Rolls a Crit Success with License of MAGIC USER: REBORN IN ANOTHER WORLD AS A MAX LEVEL WIZARD Light Novel Series

May 23rd, 2019

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition of the light novel series Magic User: Reborn in Another World as a Max Level Wizard by Mikawa Souhei and Ryota-H, a fresh isekai adventure for fans of classic tabletop RPGs! A man in his forties, who was once a tabletop RPG fanatic, has settled […]

Secure, Contain, and Protect with Seven Seas’ Release of SCP FOUNDATION: IRIS OF THE MIRROR WORLD Light Novel

April 18th, 2019

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition–both print and digital–of the light novel SCP Foundation: Iris of the Mirror World by Akira and Sidu, a paranormal tale from Japan for the global collaborative fiction project! A young man is encountering a strange phenomenon–the same photo of a girl appears inside any book […]

The End Is Not the End with Seven Seas’ License of NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: ANIMA Light Novels

January 11th, 2019

Seven Seas Entertainment is thrilled to announce the license acquisition–both print and digital–of Neon Genesis Evangelion: ANIMA by Ikuto Yamashita, Khara, and Yasuo Kashiwabara, a light novel series exploring an alternate ending to one of the most influential anime series of all time! What would have happened if the Human Instrumentality Project–from the final two […]

Seven Seas Expands the Franchise Even Further with License of ARIFURETA: FROM COMMONPLACE TO WORLD’S STRONGEST ZERO Light Novels in Print

January 11th, 2019

After yesterday’s license announcement for the manga edition, Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to also announce the license acquisition of the Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest Zero light novels in print! This backstory series by Ryo Shirakome and Takayaki is published digitally by J-Novel Club, with Seven Seas to publish the paperback editions. Before […]

Seven Seas Wields a New Hit with License of REINCARNATED AS A SWORD Light Novel Series

January 9th, 2019

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition–both print and digital–of Reincarnated as a Sword by Yuu Tanaka and Llo, the light novel series about an otaku reborn as a weapon for a beautiful cat girl! When a 30-year-old salaryman and games enthusiast is suddenly killed in a car accident, he finds himself […]

Seven Seas Serves Up A Fantastic Treat with License of RESTAURANT TO ANOTHER WORLD Light Novel Series

November 16th, 2018

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased (and hungry!) to announce the license acquisition–both print and digital–of the light novel series Restaurant to Another World by Junpei Inuzuka and Katsumi Enami, the story of a Tokyo restaurant’s supernatural diners that inspired an anime! “Western Cuisine Nekoya” seems like a typical restaurant on the outside, but it hides […]

Seven Seas Goes Bone-Deep Into Isekai with License of SKELETON KNIGHT IN ANOTHER WORLD Light Novels and Manga

September 20th, 2018

Seven Seas Entertainment is delighted to announce the license acquisition—both print and digital—of the Skeleton Knight in Another World light novels and manga by Ennki Hakari, KeG, and Akira Sawano! One day, a gamer played video games until he fell asleep…and when he woke up, he found himself in the game world–as a skeleton! Equipped […]

Seven Seas Continues Ebook Expansion to Kobo, iBooks, and Google Play

September 5th, 2018

After an aggressive year of expanding a digital catalog of over 700 manga and light novel ebooks–both backlist and frontlist titles–Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce more digital platforms than ever. In addition to publishing ebooks through Amazon Kindle, BookWalker Global, comiXology, Barnes & Noble NOOK, and the Crunchyroll manga store app, now Seven […]

Seven Seas Announces Ten New Licenses at Anime Expo 2018: Manga, Light Novels, and a Card Game

July 17th, 2018

Seven Seas Entertainment is thrilled to announce ten brand-new licenses–six manga titles, three light novel series, and a game–in a broad range of genres, including some of the top series requested by fans. “We’ve had a very exciting 2018 so far, and we’re planning to usher in an explosive 2019 with these titles and more,” […]

BOOGIEPOP Is Back With Seven Seas’ License of Additional Light Novels

March 16th, 2018

Seven Seas Entertainment is thrilled to announce the print and digital release of the first six Boogiepop light novels, including two novels never before published in English: Boogiepop in the Mirror (Novel #4) and Boogiepop Overdrive (Novel #5). The Boogiepop franchise, credited with sparking the modern popularity of light novels, will also receive a new […]

Seven Seas Explores Galactic Lore With License of TRUE TENCHI MUYO! Light Novel Series

November 16th, 2017

Seven Seas Entertainment is thrilled to announce the license acquisition—both print and digital—of the True Tenchi Muyo! light novel trilogy, which has never been released in English, and contains key backstory to the cult classic Tenchi Muyo! franchise. The True Tenchi Muyo! light novel series is written by Masaki Kajishima and Yousuke Kuroda. Based on […]

Rule Your Own Fantasy in Seven Seas’ License of HOW A REALIST HERO REBUILT THE KINGDOM Light Novel Series

November 14th, 2017

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition of the print editions of the How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom light novels by Dojyomaru and Fuyuyuki, the isekai hit from J-Novel Club about a hero excelling at kingdom management! When the aggressively pragmatic Kazuya Souma is summoned to another world as a […]

Imagination is (Hilariously) Reborn with Seven Seas Release of DIDN’T I SAY TO MAKE MY ABILITIES AVERAGE IN THE NEXT LIFE?! Light Novels and Manga

September 11th, 2017

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition–both print and digital–of the light novels and manga of Didn’t I Say To Make My Abilities Average In The Next Life?! by FUNA, Itsuki Akata, and Neko Mint! When she turns ten years old, Adele von Ascham is hit with a horrible headache–and memories of […]

Seven Seas Licenses from Anime Expo 2017: NAMELESS ASTERISM, SOUL LIQUID CHAMBERS, GETTER ROBO DEVOLUTION, MADE IN ABYSS, ARIFURETA LIGHT NOVELS, CLOCKWORK PLANET LIGHT NOVELS, MISS KOBAYASHI’S DRAGON MAID: KANNA’S DAILY LIFE, TORADORA LIGHT NOVELS, ORANGE VOL 6, and NEW GAME!

July 10th, 2017

Seven Seas Entertainment is thrilled to announce the upcoming print releases of ten new manga and light novel series–first revealed at Anime Expo 2017–in a broad range of genres sure to satisfy any taste! “We cast our net really wide with this batch of licenses to find something for everyone,” says Seven Seas publisher Jason […]

Seven Seas Administers First Aid with Release of MONSTER GIRL DOCTOR Light Novel Series

April 20th, 2017

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition–both print and digital–of the Monster Girl Doctor light novel series, written by Yoshino Origuchi and illustrated by Z-ton, one of the artists from Monster Musume: I Heart Monster Girls! In the town of Lindworm where monsters and humans coexist, Dr. Glenn runs an exemplary medical […]

Seven Seas Collaborates with J-Novel Club to Bring Light Novels to Print

January 19th, 2017

Seven Seas Entertainment and J-Novel Club are pleased to announce a new partnership in the publication of select Japanese light novel series. Launched in October 2016, J-Novel Club is a digital subscription platform providing the official English translations for some of today’s most beloved Japanese light novels. After their digital release, Seven Seas Entertainment will […]