Seven Seas Licenses Ten New Titles at Anime Expo 2018
I am just freshly back from Anime Expo (you can read all about my exploits right here) and one thing I wish I could have seen was the Seven Sea’s panel. Sadly I missed out, but luckily for you all, Seven Sea’s has sent me all of their great announcements from the show. There are 10 in total so sit back and relax, because its a bit of a ride, but I promise its worth it! Lets start with out with the only non-manga property on the list:
My Hero Academia Card Game (Shinobi 7)
A strategic card game based on the hit manga and anime franchise. Game will be produced by Seven Seas’ subsidiary Shinobi 7 for a November 2018 release. In My Hero Academia: The Card Game, you must recruit super-powered Students to your Hero Agency. Select Students with the best combinations of Quirks, (super-powered abilities) to complete challenging Missions and become the mightiest Agency around!
Transparent Light Blue by Kiyoko Iwami
A sexy, self-contained yuri manga coming in early 2019. Thats all they sent me, so dont ask me more. Its Yuri, its sexy, what more do you want? Nothing GO BUY IT.
A Certain Scientific Railgun: Astral Buddy by Kazuma Kamachi and Yasuhito Nogi
An exciting new spin-off manga from the A Certain Scientific Railgun franchise, coming in early 2019. Raingun is one of the most popular franchises of all time
Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid: Elma’s Office Lady Diary by coolkyousinnjya and Ayami Kazama
Another hilarious spin-off manga for the Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid franchise, coming in early 2019.
Division Maneuver (Light Novel) by Shippo Senoo and Nidy-2D-
A sexy reincarnation battle-suit series, two volumes long, coming in mid-2019.
Sorcerous Stabber Orphen (Manga) Vol. 1: Heed My Call, Beast! by Yoshinobu Akita and Muraji
A slick new manga series for the classic fantasy franchise, coming in mid-2019.
Classmates Book 1: Dou kyu sei and Classmates Books 2-3: Sotsu gyo sei by Asumiko Nakamura
The beloved BL that inspired an anime movie, in print in English for the first time, with a brand-new translation. Coming in mid-2019.
Dragon Quest Monsters+ by Mine Yoshizaki
A fun 5-volume manga series based on the hit video game franchise, done by the creator of Sgt. Frog. Coming in early 2019.
Classroom of the Elite (Light Novel) by Shogo Kinugasa and Shunsaku Tomose
This heavily requested light novel series, an intense school drama, spawned a popular manga and anime franchise. Coming in print in mid-2019 with an early digital release.
Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation (Light Novel) by Rifujin na Magonote and ShiroTaka
Another series heavily requested by fans, Seven Seas has been publishing the manga edition and will now expand to publication of the original light novels. This isekai “rebirth” fantasy is considered a staple and modern favorite of the genre. Coming in print in mid-2019 with an early digital release.