DRAGON MAID: FAFNIR THE RECLUSE Manga Series
Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the acquisition of the manga series license Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid: Fafnir The Recluse by coolkyousinnjya and Nobuyoshizamurai. An otaku dragon from the original manga series (which inspired the anime and several spin-offs) stars in its own manga!
Favnir is a dark and plump cursed dragon from the same world as Toru, Kanna and their friends. He is an otaku who is also obsessed with games, mirches and doujinshi as with gold and jewels and destroying all humans. This latest installment of Miss Kobayashi’s popular Dragon Maid series follows Fafnir’s daily life in a shared apartment with Kobayashi’s otaku co-worker Takiya, as Fafnir tries to get along with humans and dragons – or just avoid them!
Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid: Fafnir the Recluse Volume 1 will be released for the first time in North America in January 2023 for $13.99 / $17.99 CAN, available in print and on digital platforms in single volume versions.
BACKWATER DUNGEON BACKWATER: MY PARTY TRIED TO KILL ME, BUT THANKS TO INFINITE GACHA I’M MAKING 9999 FRIENDS AND OUT OF REVENGE MANGA SERIES
Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the acquisition of the manga series license Backstabbed in a Water Cell: My Party Tried to Kill Me, But Thanks to Infinite Gacha I Got LVL 9999 Friends and I’m Out for Revenge By Shisui Meikyou, Takashi Ohmae, and tef. In this fairy tale, a weak human adventurer is determined to turn the tables on his traitorous party members – with the help of a special skill and exciting new allies!
A kid named Light is the only human member of the adventurous Legion of Races group, but humans are by far the weakest race in his world. When his companions abandon him to the lowest levels of the dungeon, Light turns to the gift of the Infinite Gacha to create a harem of Lvl 9999 allies! With his powerful and beautiful new friends at his side, can Light escape the dungeon and take revenge on the Legion of Racing… and the world at large?
Backstabbed in a Water Dungeon: My Party Tried to Kill Me, but Thanks to Infinite Gacha I Got LVL 9999 Friends and Am Out For Revenge (Manga) Volume 1 will be released in North America in December 2022 for $13.99. / $17.99 CAN, Available in print and on digital platforms in single-volume editions.
EX-YAKUZA and STRAY KITTEN manga series
Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the acquisition of the manga series license The former yakuza and a stray kitten by Riddle Camimura. An adorable cat is saved from street life by a menacing ex-gangster… who has a secret soft side!
On a cold, rainy winter’s day, a kitten named Sabo was abandoned on the side of the road. When he rescues Gin, retired Yakuza chief Sabo, the poor cat fears things have gone from bad to worse–and that this potential rescuer has murder on his mind! Yet under Jane’s scarred hands and spooky face, lies a cute guy who loves to pamper kitties with baths, feedings, and whatever else his little buddy needs. Be sure to get your paws on in this hilarious adorable tale about an unlikely pair of pets!
Ex-Yakuza and Stray Kitten Volume 1 will be released in North America in November 2022 for $13.99 / $17.99 CAN, available in print and on digital platforms in single-volume editions.
MY SECRET AFFECTION manga series
Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the acquisition of the manga series license secret passionate by Fumi Mikami. In this sweet and unforgettable shoujo manga, space has made the world gay. What happens when a girl loves a boy in this new reality?
It’s been thirty years since meteorites from space made everyone on Earth gay. In a world where heterosexual relationships no longer exist, Takanashi Kazusa falls in love with her childhood friend Ayumu – a boy. Although she does everything in her power to act normally whenever they go out, her love for Ayumu is getting stronger by the day. How long can she hide her secret feelings?
My Secret Affection Volume 1 will be released in North America in January 2023 for $13.99 / CAD 17.99, and is available in print and on digital platforms in single volume versions.
Polar Bear Café: Collector’s Edition Manga Series
Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the acquisition of the manga series license Polar Bear Café: Collectors Edition By Aloha Higa, a charming slice of life manga about a cafe run by a polar bear that inspired the beloved anime!
Polar Bear has a penchant for puns and runs a quiet café frequented by humans and animals alike. Regulars include the part-time panda being a panda at the local zoo, his keeper (who adores the café waitress), and a hummingbird penguin. Join the colorful customers across the seasons in this comforting and hilarious manga about daily specials, romantic complications, and quirky workplaces, a story that inspired the creation of a 50-episode anime. This 4-volume edition of the complete manga series – in English for the first time – will include additional color content!