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Seven Seas Wonderful Wednesday License Announcement Recap (June 27th)

Seven Seas Wonderful Wednesday License Announcement Recap (June 27th)

We're in the final week of June and Seven Seas is back with a set of brand new license announcements with their Wonderful Wednesday License Announcement Event. Today, we're recapping a total of total of eleven brand new licenses that have been announced. Let's take a closer look at what they showcased! Seven Seas License Announcement Recap June 27th

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition of Leave the Sacrifice at the Gate by Susu Katoh,

Seven Seas Entertainment announced the license acquisition of Leave the Sacrifice at the Gate by Susu Katoh.


Publisher Summary: Uzumaki Nanao was born to be a sacrifice. However, when his family delivers him to the god who’s supposed to eat him, things don’t go quite as expected. The god is more interested in taking it easy than sacrificial offerings, totally ruining Nanao’s end-of-life trajectory. Can he convince the god to eat him? Or will he learn that there’s more than one way to be devoured by a god?


Leave the Sacrifice at the Gate will be released for the first time in the English language in November 2024 for $13.99 USA / $17.99 CAN as part of the Seven Seas BL label (Boys’ Love titles). An ebook edition will also be available on digital platforms.


Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition of the manga series Yonoi Tsukihiko’s Happy Hell by Hina Sakurada

Seven Seas Entertainment announced the license acquisition of the manga series Yonoi Tsukihiko’s Happy Hell by Hina Sakurada.


Publisher Summary: For the sake of her family’s farm, Hanabata Mikan has been arranged to marry the heir of a food and holdings company, Yonoi Tsukihiko. Mikan refuses, saying she already has a man she loves, only for Tsukihiko to laugh in her face! He finds romance and love unnecessary and has no intentions of changing his views. But Mikan can’t get married to a man who doesn’t believe in love…right? Is this pair doomed to rot, or can a love ripen between two total opposites?


Yonoi Tsukihiko’s Happy Hell Vol. 1 will be released for the first time in the English language in November 2024 for $14.99 USA / $18.99 CAN in single large-trim editions. Ebook editions will also be available on digital platforms.


Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition of Dinghai Fusheng Records (The Comic / Manhua) by Fei Tian Ye Xiang, Qian Er Bai, and LV FEI

Seven Seas Entertainment announced the license acquisition of Dinghai Fusheng Records (The Comic / Manhua) by Fei Tian Ye Xiang, Qian Er Bai, and LV FEI.


Publisher Summary: It has been three hundred years since magic disappeared from the Divine Land. Chen Xing is the last Great Exorcist—a young man with a tenuous grip on magic whose life is destined to end on his twentieth birthday. As whispers about the return of the demonic entity known as Mara echo across the land, Chen Xing is burdened with a daunting task: to seek out his fated counterpart, the Protector Martial God, and together, to save the world. Enter Xiang Shu, a condemned man with a haunted past. Accused of unspeakable atrocities, Xiang Shu is an enigma—handsome, skilled, and facing execution for crimes he claims he didn’t commit. As their destinies intertwine, Chen Xing and Xiang Shu embark together on a journey where the salvation of everything they know hangs in the balance.


Dinghai Fusheng Records (The Comic / Manhua) Vol. 1 will be printed for the first time in the English language in November 2024 for $19.99 USA / $25.99 CAN with the series available in full-color, large-trim editions as part of the Seven Seas Webtoons label.


Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of Only I Know the World Is Ending and Getting Killed by Rampaging Beasts Only Makes Me Stronger manga series by Shigeru Haijima, Tsubasa, and Ryuta Fuse

Seven Seas Entertainment announced the license acquisition of Only I Know the World Is Ending and Getting Killed by Rampaging Beasts Only Makes Me Stronger manga series by Shigeru Haijima, Tsubasa, and Ryuta Fuse.


Publisher Summary: Akira is your average office worker who dies in a not-so-average way. On his way home from work, he is killed…by a minotaur! He wakes up back in the office, but the world as he knew it has changed. Mythical beasts and monsters are running amok, destroying everything in their path. Akira discovers that every time he dies, he gets resurrected with the skills he acquired from his previous lives intact! Armed with unlimited lives and an ever-expanding skill set, he now stands in the way of the beasts and their rampaging wave of destruction.


Only I Know the World Is Ending and Getting Killed by Rampaging Beasts Only Makes Me Stronger (Manga) Vol. 1 will be released for the first time in the English language in January 2025 for $13.99 USA / $17.99 CAN in single volume editions. Ebook editions will also be available on digital platforms.


Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of Wanna Be My Dress-Up Lover? Boys’ Love manga by MAMITA

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of Wanna Be My Dress-Up Lover? Boys’ Love manga by MAMITA.


Publisher Summary: Manabe Shiro has a stressful job managing a travel agency, and when the workday is done he blows off steam by working as a “maid” at a cross-dressing café. The café is Shiro’s safe place, until one night his sardonic subordinate Nabatame Kuro comes in! Though the two might not get along at work, now that Kuro knows his secret, Shiro is willing to do whatever it takes to make sure Kuro keeps his mouth shut. Can this fraught relationship become something fulfilling for both men?


Wanna Be My Dress-Up Lover? will be released for the first time in the English language in December 2024 for $15.99 USA / $19.99 CAN in a large-trim edition as part of Seven Seas’ Boys’ Love imprint. An ebook edition will also be available on digital platforms.


Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce, through its Steamship imprint dedicated to sexy romance for women, the license acquisition of the Guilty Smile manga series by Kou Unazuki, Clione, and Miri Hanaoka.

Seven Seas Entertainment announced the license acquisition of the Guilty Smile manga series by Kou Unazuki, Clione, and Miri Hanaoka.


Publisher Summary: When Princess Lailah’s kingdom falls, she has one final duty: to act as a body double for her twin sister and face death at the hands of rebel leader Prince Khalifa—who just happens to be her first love. Princess Lailah’s ruse to deceive the prince by impersonating her sister works, but it turns out he has other plans for her. Seeking revenge on the princess who imprisoned and tormented him, Khalifa puts a curse on Lailah that forces her to submit to his every whim. Can she endure the grudge of a man she once loved in order to protect her sister? Or will she accept her role as a doll that lives only to serve him?


Guilty Smile (Manga) Vol. 1 will be released for the first time in the English language in December 2024 for $14.99 USA / $18.99 CAN in single large-trim editions as part of Seven Seas’ Steamship Imprint. Ebook editions will also be available on digital platforms.


Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce, through its Siren imprint for audiobooks, the launch of an audiobook for Classroom of the Elite: Year 2 by Syougo Kinugasa and Tomoseshunsaku, and narrated by Zion Jang.

Seven Seas Entertainment announced the launch of an audiobook for Classroom of the Elite: Year 2 by Syougo Kinugasa and Tomoseshunsaku, and narrated by Zion Jang.


Publisher Summary: As Ayanokouji and his classmates begin their second year at the Advanced Nurturing High School, they’re greeted by a fresh gauntlet of exams and a fresh batch of rather unique first-year students. They’ll have to get to know each other quickly, because the first special exam pairs the first-years with the second-years on a written test—with only the second-years facing expulsion if their team performs poorly! Worse yet? It seems one of the new first-years is also from the White Room. Can Ayanokouji avoid expulsion while sussing out the identity of this hidden foe?


Classroom of the Elite: Year 2 (Audiobook) Vol. 1 will be released for the first time in the English language on July 11, 2024.


Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce, through its Siren imprint for audiobooks, the launch of an audiobook for The Weakest Tamer Began a Journey to Pick Up Trash by Honobonoru500 and Nama, and narrated by Heather Corrigan.

Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announced the launch of an audiobook for The Weakest Tamer Began a Journey to Pick Up Trash by Honobonoru500 and Nama, and narrated by Heather Corrigan.


Publisher Summary: In Ivy’s world, stars are everything. She’s a Tamer, born to subdue monsters and animals, but she was also born starless! With her life in danger, Ivy flees into the forest where she befriends a weak little slime named Sora—the one creature she can tame. Together, the unlikely pair set off on a journey, salvaging rubbish to survive. Along the way they’ll win hearts, evade danger, and discover there’s more to starless Ivy than meets the eye!


The Weakest Tamer Began A Journey to Pick Up Trash (Audiobook) Vol. 1 will be released for the first time in the English language on July 18, 2024.


Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of the manga series Glasses With a Chance of Delinquent by Naruki

Seven Seas Entertainment announced the license acquisition of Play Me Softly by Kakeru Tsukino.


Publisher Sumamry: Aihara, a straitlaced office worker who plays in a concert band on the side, is having a hard time moving on from his first love. But one day, Hayama, the very classmate who’d first stolen Aihara’s heart in high school, joins the band. Reunited with an old flame, Aihara’s feelings are sure to be rekindled, especially when they share a passionate kiss. After Hayama pins him to the ground, Aihara won’t be able to resist the aches of his heart—and his body! Two men share a sweet refrain from their youth in this dramatic reunion romance!


Play Me Softly will be released for the first time in the English language in December 2024 for $15.99 USA / $19.99 CAN in a large-trim edition as part of Seven Seas’ Boys’ Love imprint. An ebook edition will also be available on digital platforms.


Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of the manga series Glasses With a Chance of Delinquent by Naruki

Seven Seas Entertainment announces the license acquisition of the manga series Glasses With a Chance of Delinquent by Naruki.


Publisher Summary: Momose has always longed for a peaceful high school life. She wants nothing to do with hoodlums, delinquents, or troublemakers. When she meets Ichikura, an inconspicuous black-haired boy with glasses, he looks like a normal, nice guy. But it turns out that back in junior high he was a nefarious delinquent! He keeps assuring her that he’s changed his ways, but he still has a knack for picking fights! Has Ichikura really turned over a new leaf? And will Momose keep the secret about his rowdy past?


Glasses With a Chance of Delinquent Vol. 1 will be printed for the first time in the English language in January 2025 for $13.99 USA / $17.99 CAN in single volume editions. Ebook editions will also be available on digital platforms.


Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of Rozen Maiden Collector’s Edition by PEACH-PIT

Seven Seas Entertainment announced the license acquisition of Rozen Maiden Collector’s Edition by PEACH-PIT.


Seven Seas confirmed that all seven volumes of the revised original series, all 10 volumes of the sequel series, and more will be combined into seven large-trim Collector’s Editions of 400+ pages each.


Publisher Summary: After enduring cruelty from his classmates, Sakurada Jun shuts himself away, preferring to live in solitude. Just when he thought he’d found peace in seclusion, a mysterious box disrupts his world, revealing the enigmatic Shinku—a living doll from the legendary Rozen Maiden collection. Shinku is beautiful yet demanding, and instantly declares that Jun shall be her new servant. Before he can wrap his head around the unusual events, they’re attacked! With no other options for survival, Jun agrees to a contract with Shinku and witnesses the true nature of her power. Now sworn to Shinku, Jun is pulled into the dangerous world of “The Alice Game,” a deadly battle where only one of the seven Rozen Maiden dolls can emerge as the perfect doll. With danger lurking at every turn and Shinku’s high-maintenance personality to contend with, Jun is about to learn just how intense playing with dolls can be!


Rozen Maiden Collector’s Edition Vol. 1 will be released for the first time in the English language in January 2025 for $25.99 USA / $34.99 CAN in large-trim Omnibus editions. Ebook editions will also be available on digital platforms.

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