Seven Seas to Release Classic Novels With Illustrations By Manga Artists
posted on by Karen Ressler
Seven Seas Entertainment announced on Wednesday that it will release five classic novels with illustrations by Japanese artists. The books will feature the original text of the novels with both color and black-and-white illustrations. Seven Seas will begin releasing the books in September. The upcoming novels are as follows:
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett, with illustrations by Yū Shiina
A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett, with illustrations by Yū Shiina
Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter, with illustrations by Yukawa Kazuno
Seven Seas previously released the original texts of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, The Wizard of Oz and The Marvelous Land of Oz, and Pride & Prejudice with manga-style illustrations. These editions were released first in English, but Seven Seas' five newly announced illustrated classics were published first in Japan by Kadokawa Tsubasa Bunko.