Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that it has acquired the license for Boy Meets Maria by PEYO, an LGBT+ manga exploring love and gender at a high school drama club.
Taiga dreams of becoming an actor, so the first thing he does upon entering high school is join the drama club. There, he meets the beautiful, enigmatic Maria and immediately falls in love with her. Not long after, Taiga is told that she is actually a boy–but is that all there is to Maria’s story? This beautifully illustrated one-volume tale, the debut work of creator PEYO before their untimely passing in 2020, explores the layered nature of personal expression and the fluidity of the power of love.
Seven Seas will publish the Boy Meets Maria manga for the first time in North America in print and on digital platforms in a single large-trim edition. The book will be released in October 2021 for $13.99 USA / $17.99 CAN.
Source: Seven Seas Entertainment