Publisher Seven Seas Entertainment has started their Wonderful Wednesdays event again. Every Wednesday, the independent publisher will announce manga and light novel licenses. Excited to see your favorite Japanese series come to North America? Follow Seven Seas Entertainment Twitter† facebook† Instagramor TikTok to stay informed.
They’ve previously announced titles including Night of the Living Cats – a horror/comedy manga where humanity has been taken over by domestic cats – and Kemono Jihen, a shounen series that received an anime adaptation last year (and may be getting a second season). in the future).
What will be announced this Wonderful Wednesday? Follow Seven Seas Entertainment on social media or visit their page to find out!
What manga and light novels does Seven Seas Entertainment publish?
With over 500 releases under their belt, Seven Seas Entertainment has become one of the largest independent publishers of mangas and light novels. And there is something for everyone on their roster.
Fans will instantly recognize big names such as Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation – the manga, light novel and Roxy Gets Serious spin-off series available now – as well as Made In Abyss, which will have a second season coming to anime fans this summer.
Sci-fi titles, cozy real-life series and whimsical romantic stories like Darling in the Franxx, A Centaur’s Life and The Ancient Magus’ Bride respectively are just a few examples of the sheer variety in Seven Seas Entertainment’s growing selection of manga and light novels.
In addition to new hits, Seven Sea Entertainment also releases classics. Go Nagai’s Devilman and Monkey Punch’s Lupine III grace the collection. And The Legend of Dororo and Hyakkimaru – a reboot of Osamu Tezuka’s 1960s Dororo manga – is currently in release with Volume 5 due out September 27.
Seven Seas Entertainment’s selection is also not limited to manga and light novels. Many manhwa and webtoons series, including psychological horror series Killing Stalking and Witch Buster – a shounen series featuring magical users at odds with witch hunters – have also become part of their catalog.
How can I publish my favorite manga in English?
Language often forms a barrier between fans and compelling manga and light novel titles. Happy, Seven Seas has an investigation on their website where fans can request new works to be licensed. It goes without saying that the licensing and translation process cannot be done at the touch of a button. But with enough fans requesting their favorite titles, they’re one step closer to a bookstore near you!
Those who complete the survey do not go unrewarded. Between now and May 7, fans can get a coupon code for 30% discount on their Bookwalker purchase on Seven Seas Entertainment titles. Act fast to get a discount on your favorite manga and light novels!
And with the coupon, you can consider pre-ordering manga or light novels from your favorite manga creators. While it’s not a guarantee that other releases from that author will be licensed, good sales speak for themselves. It’s a great way to ensure that both creators and publishers are incentivized to create more content.
Those strapped for money shouldn’t be left out either. By contacting your local library and requesting Seven Seas Entertainment media, you may be able to rent your favorite manga and light novels for yourself and others to enjoy! View Overdrive to also find eBooks available at your local library.