Seven Seas Entertainment, the North American publishing company, announced a new line of licensed series they will be publishing soon.
The first license is for the manga series Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest by Ryou Hakumai and RoGa. The light novel for it has already been brought to the west by Seven Seas. The manga will be available in North America in print and on digital platforms in single volume editions. Volume 1 will come out on 6 March 2018 and will cost $12.99 USA/ $14.99 CAN.
The series is about a classroom of students being transported to another world to act as its saviours. Hajime Nagumo finds himself the weakest of his classmates. While his friends are granted strong and impressive abilities due to their existing skills, he is given the weak title of Synergist. When a dungeon quest leaves him separated from his group, Hajime must discover his own talents or be left to rot in this world forever.
Next is a double license for the light novel as well as the manga of Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?! by FUNA, Itsuki Akata and Neko Mint. The first volume of the light novel will be published on 12 June 2018 ($13.99 USA/$15.99 CAN) and the first volume of the manga on 24 July 2018 ($12.99 USA/$14.99 CAN).
Adele von Ascham is hit with a horrible headache when she turns ten years old – and memories of her previous life as an eighteen-year-old Japanese girl named Kurihara Misato come back to her. Her life changed abruptly when Misato died trying to aid a little girl and thus met god. During her meeting, she made an odd request and asked for average abilities in her next life. But not many wishes ever go quite as planned…
And the third series being licensed is a yuri manga called Mushroom Girls in Love by the creator of A Centaur’s Life, Kei Murayama. It is a one-shot and will be released on 3 July 2018 for $ 13.99 USA/$ 15.99 CAN.
The story begins on an all-woman planet of intelligent fungi, where Ariella and Eriella are about to get married! But they’ve got a long road ahead of them: illness, surgery, and even a dastardly royal plot that seeks to split them apart. Is their love strong enough to weather any storm? This offbeat, adorable, and dramatic one-shot is sure to please fans of yuri, monster girls, and enduring romance!