News Go! Comi Licenses 07-Ghost Fantasy Manga
posted on 2008-05-05 10:17 EDT by Egan Loo
The North American publisher Go! Comi has announced that it has licensed Yuki Amemiya and Yukino Ichihara's 07-Ghost gothic fantasy manga. The story revolves around Teito, a former slave with magical powers who is taking the graduation final to become an army officer in the Barsburg Empire. He does well during the first part of the final exam, but discovers his father's killer in his school and tries to kill him. After he eludes capture, he learns that he has an object that allows a god to possess his body. Between these and other revelations, he vows to take down the empire, but gets caught in the larger struggle between Verloren, the God of Death, and the “beings of light” sent by Heaven to oppose him: the Seven Ghosts.
The manga was serialized in Ichijinsha's Zero Sum magazine, and the sixth volume was just released this month. Go! Comi will launch the English version in January.