Seven Seas has announced the acquisition of the licenses of several manga and light novel titles, some of which are popular boy-girl love works, including the out-of-print Gravitation: Collector’s Edition .
According to Anime News Network, other titles Seven Seas has licensed include Noss and Zakuro, Chasing Spica, I’ll Never Be Your Crown Princess! – Betrothed, the novel The Beautiful Rules of the Wicked Queen and two volumes of novels about Yes, No, or Maybe?
Seven Seas will publish Maki Murakami’s classic manga Gravitation: Collector’s Edition in April 2024 as a magnum as part of the Seven Seas Boys’ Love brand. An e-book version will also be available. Murakami launched Gravitation in Gentosha’s Kimi to Boku magazine in 1996, and the series ended in 2002. The light novel The Beautiful Principle of the Evil Queen by Reia and Haduki Futaba will launch in April 2024 as part of Seven Seas’ Airship footprint. A digital version of the series will be available before its April launch. Reia published the web novels on the ncode syosetsu website in 2019. Also releasing the same month in the same digital and physical formats will be Rariatoo’s Noss and Zakuro manga, with an early digital release for the volume first and then a physical version in April 2024. Rariatoo published the series digitally on East Press’s Matogrosso website in May 2023.
Seven Seas will begin publishing Chihiro Orihi’s Chasing Spica manga in June 2024 in large-format editions as part of the Girls’ Love imprint, and like Gravitation, the title will also be available in e-book format . Orihi launched the manga on Ichijinsha’s Ichijin Plus manga website in 2021. The entertainment company will also release the I’ll Never Be Your Crown Princess – Betrothed manga by Saki Tsukigami, Rena Kamono and Enn Tsutamori in July 2024 as a large edition as part of the Seven Seas Steamship Imprint. The series is a sequel to the film I’ll Never Be Your Crown Princess! manga, launched on Ichijinsha’s Zero-Sum Online service in 2019 and was published in English by Seven Seas three years later.
Yes, No, or Maybe by Michi Ichiho and Yukimura? The manga will launch in November 2024 in both physical and digital formats, as well as two other light novel volumes, Center of the World and Where Home Is by Michi Ichiho and Lala Takemiya, in March and June. The digital version will be available before the print version of the novels. In 2013, Michi Ichio and Yukimura launched this light novel series in Shinshokan’s Shōsetsu Dear!+ magazine. Seven Seas licensed the novel in English in 2020.
Gravity of the Seven Seas: Collector’s Edition, Noss and Zakuro, Chasing Spica, I will never be your princess! – Betrothed, the novel The Beautiful Principles of the Wicked Queen and two volumes of novels about Yes, No, or Maybe? all will launch in 2024.
Source: Anime News Network