Viz Adds Yoroshiku Master, Seiyū ka—! Shōjo Manga
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
North American publisher Viz Media announced on Thursday that it has licensed the following four series:
Title: Sweet Rein (Yoroshiku Master)
Author: Sakura Tsukuba
Release Date: November 5, 2013
CMX Manga previously released Tsukuba's Land of the Blindfolded and Penguin Revolution in North America. The three-volume Yoroshiku Master series ran in Hakusensha's LaLa DX magazine. The series centers on Kurumi, who, on Christmas, accidentally bumps into a boy while crossing the street. After they bump into each other, reigns suddenly appear and bind the two together. The boy then tells Kurumi that she's both Santa Claus and his master.
Title: Voice Over!: Seiyuu Academy (Seiyū ka—!)
Author: Maki Minami
Release Date: October 1, 2013
Minami ended the manga in Hakusensha's Hana to Yume magazine on February 5. Minami launched Seiyū ka—! in 2009. The coming-of-age story revolves around Hime Kino, a 15-year-old freshman girl who pursues her dream of becoming a voice actress by enrolling in Hiiragi Academy's seiyū course. Hime dreams of one day playing the heroine in her favorite (fictional) anime, Mahō Senshi Lovely Blazers (Magical Fighter Lovely Blazers). The series' 11th volume will ship in Japan on February 20. Viz Media published Minami's S.A. (Special A) manga in North America.
Title: Midnight Secretary
Author: Tomu Ohmi
Release Date: September 3, 2013
The seven-volume series ran in Shogakukan's Petit Comic magazine. The series revolves around Kaya Satozuka, an excellent secretary who gets reassigned to her company's difficult director, who also happens to be a vampire.
Title: Happy Marriage?!
Author: Maki Enjoji
Release Date: August 6, 2013
The 10-volume series ran in Shogakukan's Petit Comic magazine. The manga revolves around Chiwa Takanashi, a woman who gets married to the company president Hokuto Mamiya, whom she has never met, in order to save her father from debts.
The latter two series will mark the North American debut for their respective manga creators.
Update: Plot summaries for each series added.
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