Seven Seas Entertainment Licenses the Kamen Rider – The Classic Manga Collection

Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that it has acquired the license for Kamen Rider – The Classic Manga Collection by Shotaro Ishinomori, the complete four-volume original run of the genre-defining Kamen Rider manga, now in English in a special 50th anniversary hardcover omnibus.

Fans the world over have long been enthralled by tales of Kamen Rider, the masked, motorcycle-riding superhero who protects the world from injustice. Kidnapped and experimented upon by the evil terrorist organization known as Shocker, Takeshi Hongo manages to escape their clutches and use his newfound strength to fight against their schemes. The adventures of Kamen Rider span dozens of television series and films, but in these pages are collected his very first adventures in manga print, drawn and written by original creator and manga superstar Shotaro Ishinomori. This beautiful hardcover edition, over 800 pages long, contains the entirety of Volumes 1-4 of Kamen Rider in an all-new translation.

Seven Seas will publish Kamen Rider – The Classic Manga Collection for the first time in North America in print in a single, large-trim hardcover omnibus. The book will be released in December 2021 for $32.99 USA / $40.99 CAN.

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Seven Seas Entertainment Licenses the JK Haru is a Sex Worker in Another World Manga

Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that, through its Ghost Ship imprint for older readers, it has acquired the license for the Mature-rated series JK Haru is a Sex Worker in Another World by Ko Hiratori and J-Ta Yamada, the manga adaptation of the popular light novel. A tough girl in a fantasy world does what she can to stay alive in this biting isekai satire.

The otaku boys get to have adventures when they’re hit by the inevitable truck and find themselves in yet another fantasy world. The girls, on the other hand… well, Haru finds out the hard way when her classmate Chiba gets the two of them truck-murdered into a fantasy world that treats women even worse than our world does. But a girl’s gotta do what she can to make the cash for survival, and Haru? She intends to thrive.

Seven Seas will publish the Mature-rated manga series JK Haru is a Sex Worker in Another World for the first time in North America in print and on digital platforms in single volume editions. Volume 1 will be released in August 2021 for $13.99 USA / $17.99 CAN as part of Seven Seas’ Ghost Ship imprint.

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Seven Seas Entertainment Licenses the Tai Ari Deshita: Ojō-sama wa Kakutō Game Nante Shinai Manga

Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that it has acquired the license for the Tai Ari Deshita: Ojō-sama wa Kakutō Game Nante Shinai manga series by Eri Ejima. This over-the-top comedy about delicate young ladies indulging in hardcore gaming is soon to be an anime.

Kuromi Girls’ Academy is a refined, elegant school that expects the very best in deportment from its young ladies. Aya got into this peerless rich-girls’ institution on a scholarship, and hopes to grow as lovely as her fellow student and idol Shirayui. But Shirayui hides a terrible secret: she’s a trash-talking, combo-chaining, newbie-stomping, ruthless hardcore gamer. Could a mutual indulgence in no-holds-barred video game combat grow into a deeper rapport between these two girls?

Seven Seas will publish the Tai Ari Deshita: Ojō-sama wa Kakutō Game Nante Shinai manga for the first time in North America in print and on digital platforms in single volume editions. Volume 1 will be released in September 2021 for $12.99 USA / $16.99 CAN.

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Seven Seas Entertainment Licenses The Most Notorious “Talker” Runs the World’s Greatest Clan Light Novel and Manga Series

Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that it has acquired the license for 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 idolizing his grandfather, a legendary adventurer of the class known as Seekers. But when it comes time for Noel to set out on his own, much to his dismay, he turns out to be a Talker: a support class with meager abilities. But Noel’s got ambition in spades–and the smarts to match–so he’s determined to do whatever it takes to make the world know his name.

Seven Seas will publish The Most Notorious “Talker” Runs the World’s Greatest Clan light novel for the first time in North America in print and (early) on digital platforms in single large-trim editions. Volume 1 will be released in print in September 2021 for $14.99 USA / $18.99 CAN as part of Seven Seas’ Airship imprint.

Seven Seas will publish The Most Notorious “Talker” Runs the World’s Greatest Clan manga for the first time in North America in print and on digital platforms in single volume editions. Volume 1 will be released in February 2022 for $12.99 USA / $16.99 CAN.

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Seven Seas Entertainment Licenses The NPCs in this Village Sim Game Must Be Real! Light Novel Series and Manga

Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that it has acquired the license 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.

Yoshio is 30 years old, with no job and a shut-in lifestyle. His mundane days and nights are suddenly interrupted when he receives a copy of “The Village of Fate,” an experimental game with graphics like nothing he’s ever seen before. In the game, he takes on the role of a guardian deity who watches over the people of a new village… but he finds that the game characters are so intelligent, reactive, and human that he starts wondering if they could be real people somehow. Through his connection to their strangely vivid lives, Yoshio begins to discover the brightness that had been missing from his own existence.

Seven Seas will publish The NPCs in this Village Sim Game Must Be Real! light novel series for the first time in North America in print and (early) on digital platforms in single large-trim editions. Volume 1 will be released in print in August 2021 for $13.99 USA / $17.99 CAN as part of Seven Seas’ Airship imprint.

Seven Seas will publish The NPCs in this Village Sim Game Must Be Real! manga for the first time in North America in print and on digital platforms in single volume editions. Volume 1 will be released in September 2021 for $12.99 USA / $16.99 CAN.

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Seven Seas Entertainment Licenses the I Got Caught Up In a Hero Summons, but the Other World was at Peace! Manga

Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that it has acquired the license for the I Got Caught Up In a Hero Summons, but the Other World was at Peace! manga by Toudai and Jiro Heian, an isekai fantasy that’s more about making friends than making war.

When you get summoned to another world, things are supposed to go a certain way: become a hero, battle monsters, and slay demons, right? But when Kaito gets his summons, things are a little different. First off, he’s not even the hero… but it doesn’t matter, because the world he’s been thrust into is at peace. With nothing better to do, Kaito finds himself taking it easy in this unexpectedly mellow fantasy world. Now he can breakfast with its beautiful denizens, learn magic with the help of a spunky demon girl, go to barbeques, and so much more.

Seven Seas will publish the I Got Caught Up In a Hero Summons, but the Other World was at Peace! manga for the first time in North America in print and on digital platforms in single volume editions. Volume 1 will be released in August 2021 for $12.99 USA / $16.99 CAN.

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Seven Seas Entertainment Licenses the Chillin’ in Another World with Level 2 Super Cheat Powers Manga

Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that it has acquired the license for the Chillin’ in Another World with Level 2 Super Cheat Powers manga by Miya Kinojo and Akine Itomachi, a charming isekai comedy about an unremarkable merchant summoned to another world to be a hero… or maybe just hang out.

Banaza, a humble merchant, is summoned to another world as a hero candidate, in the hopes that he has what it takes to defeat the demon army. When his summoners discover that he possesses no special skills, Banaza is summarily dismissed… but something goes wrong, and he can’t go back home. Now he must find a way to survive in this new kingdom. Luckily, Banaza might be more powerful than anyone–including Banaza himself–realized.

Seven Seas will publish the Chillin’ in Another World with Level 2 Super Cheat Powers manga for the first time in North America in print and on digital platforms in single volume editions. Volume 1 will be released in August 2021 for $12.99 USA / $16.99 CAN.

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Seven Seas Entertainment Licenses the Boy Meets Maria Manga

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.

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Seven Seas Entertainment Licenses the Do You Like Big Girls? Manga

Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that it has licensed the Mature-rated manga series Do You Like Big Girls? by Goro Aizome, through its Ghost Ship imprint for older readers. The manga tells the tale of one guy’s chance to try to score with an entire ladies’ volleyball team.

Tachibana Souta jumps from one part-time job to the next, just coasting through life. He’s unremarkable except for being pretty short. One day, he’s roped into a new gig: working as a gopher for his older sister’s college volleyball team. Suddenly surrounded by a bunch of voluptuous women who all tower over him, Souta finds himself the subject of more female interest than he’s ever had. First, he has to figure out which girl he even wants to try to get with… and then he has to make sure their big, athletic bodies don’t actually destroy him in the act.

Seven Seas will publish the Mature-rated manga series Do You Like Big Girls? for the first time in North America in print and on digital platforms in single volume editions. Volume 1 will be released in September 2021 for $13.99 USA / $17.99 CAN as part of Seven Seas’ Ghost Ship imprint.

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Seven Seas Entertainment Announces Two New Manga Licenses

Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that it has acquired the licenses for the Time Stop Hero and Level 1 Demon Lord and One Room Hero manga.

The story of Time Stop Hero is described as:

Just when Kuzuno Sekai hits rock bottom in his life, he’s transported to a video-game-like fantasy world and given the ability to stop time with a game controller. Lifting skirts, stealing cash, escaping prison–sounds like a pretty good deal, except for the catch. His ability to stop time allows him to stretch a moment into months, but in the world’s regular flow of time–where everyone else functions–he only has three days to accomplish some goal that isn’t specified. If he doesn’t reach that goal before the world’s three-day timer hits zero, he has no idea what fate awaits him.

The first volume of Time Stop Hero is scheduled to be released in print and digital formats in September 2021 for $12.99 USA / $16.99 CAN.

The story of Level 1 Demon Lord and One Room Hero is described as:

Ten years ago, the hero Max defeated the Demon Lord. In order to regain his power, the Demon Lord went into a deep slumber… but when he awakens, his body is only a chibi version of its fearsome form. Now curious to see what his enemy is up to, the Demon Lord visits Max, only to discover the mighty hero living in a dirty one-room apartment. The Demon Lord decides to move in with Max and help his old enemy become a formidable opponent once more.

The first volume of Level 1 Demon Lord and One Room Hero is scheduled to be released in print and digital formats in August 2021 for $12.99 USA / $16.99 CAN.

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