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Seven Seas Licenses The Bride Was a Boy Manga

posted on by Karen Ressler
Autobiographical manga about transgender woman launches next May

Seven Seas Entertainment announced on Friday that it has licensed Chii's autobiographical essay manga The Bride Was a Boy (Hanayome wa Motodanshi.. The manga's large trim single volume is slated for release on May 1, 2018.

The company revealed new licenses every day this week. The Bride Was a Boy is the third of three license announcements for Friday, after Plus-Sized Elf and and Ojojojo.

Seven Seas describes The Bride Was a Boy:

Drawn in the style of diary comics with an upbeat, adorable flair, this is a charming tale about Chii, a woman assigned male at birth. Her story starts with her childhood and follows the ups and downs of exploring her sexuality, gender, and transition–as well as falling in love with a man who's head over heels for her. Now they want to get married, so Chii's about to embark on a new adventure: becoming a bride!

Asuka-Shinsha published the manga in one volume in Japan in February 2016.

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