Seven Seas Light Novel Giveaway in Exchange for Review

(LOS ANGELES, March 04, 2008) – Seven Seas is proud to announce the launch of its all new "Light Novel" imprint with the first volumes of Ballad of a Shinigami, Pita-Ten, and Strawberry Panic!, which will hit stores at the end of March.

But we need your help to get the word out about these titles! That's why, if you have your own anime/manga-related blog or write reviews for an anime/manga website, we'd like to send you one of these three titles for free in exchange for a review on your site!

We have 25 slots available:
10 for Ballad of a Shinigami,
5 for Pita-Ten, and
10 for Strawberry Panic!

If you're a U.S. resident and are interested in reviewing one of these titles, then please e-mail Seven Seas through the Contact Form located at ( ) and provide us with the following information...

1.) Your full name
2.) Your e-mail address
3.) The name of the website of the blog or anime site you write for
4.) The website's URL
5.) A link to a sample review you've written before
6.) Which Light Novel you'd most like to read (Shinigami, Pita-Ten, or Strawberry Panic!)
7.) An alternate Light Novel you'd like to read (Shinigami, Pita-Ten, or Strawberry Panic!)
8.) Your mailing address

All requests should be received by Thursday, March 6 at noon (PST).
Books will be mailed to qualifying reviewers on Friday, March 7.
Reviews should be posted by March 31st.

What is a Light Novel?

A.) The hottest new thing from Japan, a close sibling to manga that's geared towards the manga fan who is teen, older teen and above.
B.) Prose novels with strong visuals, series fiction that includes manga-style color and Black & White illustrations to complement roughly 250-350 pages of text.
C.) 4" x 6" pocket sized format, presented in North America for the first time in the original Japanese dimensions!

About Seven Seas Entertainment, LLC
Established in 2004, Seven Seas Entertainment is devoted to producing original manga, comics, graphic novels, and youth literature, and bringing the best in Japanese licenses to North American audiences. The company's current line-up includes such original manga properties as Amazing Agent Luna, Aoi House, and the award-winning Hollow Fields; English language releases of such hit licenses as He Is My Master, Kashimashi and Boogiepop, as well as a yuri line and an all new light novel line. Seven Seas' web site,, has become a daily stop for thousands of visitors eager to read manga online and contribute to an ever-growing forum community.

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