It’s another week and with it more licensing announcements from Seven Seas Entertainment. This week, the publisher announced four new titles from across their various imprints, including the boys love manga, Stay By My Side After the Rain!
There are a lot of great reads coming our way in the future, so let’s take a gander at what Seven Seas has planned for 2024!
My Wandering Warrior Eating Disorder
Autobiographical Manga (Digital Only)
By Nagata Kabi
Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the upcoming digital release of My Wandering Warrior Eating Disorder by Nagata Kabi, a new autobiographical manga by the award-winning creator of My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness. This short manga will be an ebook exclusive release on October 26, with pre-orders available now.
This new diary comic details the complexities of Nagata Kabi’s fraught relationship with food, from eating disorders and habits to food preparation, with unflinching and detailed honesty. This short manga was written after My Wandering Warrior Existence and was only released on digital platforms in Japan. Seven Seas will be publishing the manga in English as an ebook exclusive before the release of the book written after it–My Pancreas Broke, But My Life Got Better–in order to preserve the chronological timeline of new entries in Nagata Kabi’s powerful autobiographical series.
My Wandering Warrior Eating Disorder will be released for the first time in the English language as an ebook exclusive on October 26, 2023 for $5.99 USA on digital platforms. Pre-orders are available now.
Royal Tailor: Clothier to the Crown
By Nakasane Nowaki
Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of the manga series Royal Tailor: Clothier to the Crown by Nakasane Nowaki. This charming and romantic shojo/josei fantasy is just what the tailor ordered!
Hana’s lifelong dream is to become a tailor and make wonderful clothes for people of all the different fantasy races. However, in a world where humans are discriminated against, even getting work as a seamstress is a struggle. When a handsome, mysterious prince offers her a job, it seems like Hana’s fortunes might finally be changing for the better!
Royal Tailor: Clothier to the Crown Vol. 1 will be released for the first time in the English language in June 2024 for $13.99 USA / $17.99 CAN, with the series available in single volume editions. Ebook editions will also be available on digital platforms.
Stay By My Side After the Rain
Boys Love Manga
By Shoko Rakuta
Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of the BL manga series Stay By My Side After the Rain by Shoko Rakuta. In this slice-of-life Boys’ Love romance, sparks fly when a salaryman who’s given up on love reunites with his crush from high school.
Kanade is an office worker who’s unfulfilled in life…and keeps the fact that he’s gay a secret. Everything changes when he reunites with an old classmate from high school: Mashiro, the boy Kanade secretly liked back in his youth. Mashiro’s arrival seems to bring new sunlight to Kanade’s dreary life. As they get to know each other again as adults, could this be Kanade’s chance to find love with the one who got away?
Stay By My Side After the Rain Vol. 1 will be released for the first time in the English language in April 2024 for $14.99 USA / $18.99 CAN, with the series available in single large-trim editions as part of the Seven Seas BL label (Boys’ Love titles). Ebook editions will also be available on digital platforms.
Tokyo Revengers: A Letter from Keisuke Baji
By Ken Wakui and Yukinori Natsukawaguchi
Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the print and ebook license acquisition of the manga series Tokyo Revengers: A Letter from Keisuke Baji by Ken Wakui and Yukinori Natsukawaguchi, the spin-off to the bestselling series that inspired the popular anime and live-action films!
From the fateful moment they met to their brutal parting, the full story of Chifuyu Matsuno and Keisuke Baji is revealed at last! Racked by grief after a recent battle with Valhalla, Chifuyu receives an unexpected letter that will change everything. This spin-off series to Tokyo Revengers is currently available in English from Kodansha USA on the K MANGA digital platform. Seven Seas will publish the series in print for the first time in oversized paperbacks with new lettering, and will also release the volumes in ebook editions on other digital platforms.
Tokyo Revengers: A Letter from Keisuke Baji Vol. 1 (Seven Seas print and ebook editions) will be released in August 2024.
Source: Press Release