Seven Seas Licenses The Bride Was a Boy Manga

posted on 2017-11-17 17:23 EST 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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