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Seven Seas Adds Riddle Story of Devil, Golden Time, Merman in my Tub, Mushoku Tensei Manga

posted on 2015-01-07 15:37 EST by Karen Ressler
Series slated for October, November

Seven Seas Entertainment announced on Wednesday that it has licensed Akuma no Riddle: Riddle Story of Devil, Golden Time, Merman in my Tub (Orenchi no Furo Jijou) and Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation manga.

Writer Yun Kouga and artist Sunao Minakata's Akuma no Riddle: Riddle Story of Devil is slated for October 2015. Kadokawa's English BookWalker Manga App describes the series:

At an all-female boarding school, a student named Haru Ichinose is the sole target of a class made up entirely of assassins. One of these assassins is Tokaku Azuma, who transferred from another school for the job, but soon she is drawn in by Haru and chooses to protect her instead of kill her. And thus begins this extreme student life!

Funimation licensed the 12-episode anime series adaptation for home video release in North America. The manga is currently running in Kadokawa Shoten's Newtype magazine, and Kadokawa shipped the third compiled volume in December.

Umechazuke's manga adaptation of the Golden Time light novels by Yuyuko Takemiya (Toradora) is slated for Octoer 2015. The series launched in Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh in 2011, and the seventh volume shipped in December. Sentai Filmworks licensed the 2013 anime adaptation.

The school romantic comedy revolves around Banri Tada, a college student who lost all of his memories upon graduating his high school. The story follows Banri, Kōko Kaga, a girl whose seemingly-perfect looks belies her hidden regrets, Kōko's significant other Mitsuo Yanagisawa, and other students at Banri's college in Tokyo.

Itokichi's four-panel manga Merman in my Tub (Orenchi no Furo Jijou) is slated for October 2015. Itokichi launched the manga in Comic Gene in 2011, and Media Factory (Kadokawa) published the fifth compiled volume last September. Crunchyroll streamed the anime adaptation as it aired last season and describes the story:

Get ready for a heartfelt comedy about a teenage boy named Tatsumi who is frequently housing some strange guests; including Wakasa, a good looking mermaid who has taken over his bathtub! This cute but selfish freeloader is a perfect match for the cool but tender and caring Tatsumi. Let's see how they get by together!

Yuka Fujikawa's manga adaptation of Rifujin na Magonote's light novels Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation(Mushoku Tensei -Isekai Ittara Honki Dasu-) is slated for November 2015. The series began in Comic Flapper in October and Kadokawa shipped the first compiled volume in November.

The story follows a 34-year-old virgin NEET who is kicked out of his house when he runs out of money. He's regretting his life when he's suddenly killed in a traffic accident, and he's reborn in another world full of swords and sorcery. As a newborn baby, he resolves to live his life without regrets and make the best of his knowledge from his previous life. While developing his skills in magic, he meets a small girl who is a magic tutor, and a beautiful quarter-elf with green hair.


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