Seven Seas Announces Ten New Manga and Light Novel Licenses at Anime Expo 2019

(LOS ANGELES, July 12th, 2019) – Seven Seas Entertainment is thrilled to announce ten brand-new licenses, first revealed last week at Anime Expo 2019, covering a broad range of genres to please readers of all stripes.

The King of Fighters: A New Beginning by Kyotaro Azuma
-This slick SNK collaboration is a lavishly illustrated, action-packed manga retelling of the recent King of Fighters XIV game for the PS4. Coming in January 2020.

The Conditions of Paradise by Akiko Morishima
-A self-contained yuri manga about adult women by the superstar yuri manga artist behind Yuri Bear Storm and Hanjuku Joshi. Coming in February 2020.

My Status as an Assassin Obviously Exceeds the Hero's (manga) by Matsuri Akai and Hiroyuki Aigamo
-A beautifully illustrated isekai manga about a stealthy student teleported to a fantasy world, coming in March 2020

Primitive Boyfriend by Kitafuku Yoshineko
-The hilarious shoujo manga about traveling through time for a girl-meets-caveman love story, coming in Spring/Summer 2020.

At Night, I Become a Monster (Novel) by Yoru Sumino
-This prose novel is a supernatural drama by the author of I Want to Eat Your Pancreas, coming in Spring/Summer 2020.

My Androgynous Boyfriend by Tamekou
-A manga following the sweet love story between an office lady and her beautiful boyfriend, who does his make-up and nails to perfection. Coming in February 2020.

GIGANT by Hiroya Oku
-A science fiction manga about an adult film star who grows to the size of a giant, by the creator behind Gantz and Inuyashiki. Coming in March 2020.

Metamorphose no Engawa by Kaori Tsurutani
-The heartwarming and critically acclaimed manga about an elderly woman and a high school girl bonding through Boys' Love. Coming in April 2020.

Bloom Into You (Light Novel) by Hitoma Iruma and Nakatani Nio
-A light novel side story for the hit yuri manga and anime--focusing on Saeki Sayaka--coming in February 2020.

Citrus+ (sequel manga series) by Saburouta
-The new manga series that continues Yuzu and Mei's relationship past the end of the hit yuri manga/anime. Seven Seas will release an early digital simulpub of Volume 1 in English in Fall 2019 (alongside Japan), with an English paperback edition in February.

About Seven Seas Entertainment
Established in 2004, Seven Seas Entertainment specializes in bringing the best of Japanese manga and light novels to North American audiences, and producing original comics, graphic novels, and youth literature. Seven Seas is distributed by Macmillan. For more information, visit

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