BanG Dream! Volume 1 to be Released in English Digitally on March 30

If you happen to be a fan of the BanG Dream! anime airing this season then you’ll soon have the chance to read the manga in English. Shogakukan Asia has announced hat the first volume of the manga will be released in English on March 30th and you can see an example of what the translation will look like through a preview here. Currently the only areas that BanG Dream! volume 1 will be releas...

Record of Lodoss War: The Grey Witch Novel Licensed by Seven Seas

While Seven Seas Entertainment has acquired a number of licenses, many of these were manga releases and one just so happened to be a classic manga. This time around the company has picked up another classic but this time it happens to be a novel in a series that will appear quite familiar for longtime anime fans and possibly an attempt to test the waters for future releases. Record of Lodoss War: ...

Dragon Half Manga Licensed by Seven Seas

All through last week Seven Seas Entertainment announced a wide-array of manga licenses and one of their last announcements will please fans of classic manga. The Dragon Half manga series ran back in 1989 and although it inspired a two episode OVA that covered a small portion of the manga, the series was never given much attention in the West outside of fan efforts. Well that will soon change as S...

Captain Harlock: Dimensional Voyage Licensed by Seven Seas

With many licenses already under their belts this week Seven Seas Entertainment has added yet another one to the list by announcing that they have acquired the license to the Captain Harlock: Dimensional Voyage manga that currently has five volumes released in Japan. The first of these volumes will be released in English on October 3rd. This manga series is an all-new contemporary take on space pi...

Devilman G Manga Licensed by Seven Seas

Continuing their licensing spree Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that they have acquired the rights to release the spin-off manga by Go Nagai and Rui Takatō, Devilman G. The company describes this series as being “a modern retelling of the horror manga epic that pulls elements from the franchise’s rich forty year history.” The first volume of the series, that currently has over five m...

Seven Seas Licenses Classic Novels with Manga Illustrations, Count of Monte Christo Manga

While Seven Seas Entertainment has plenty of different manga licenses, they are also one of the few companies that has dabbled with bringing over Japanese interpretations of classic novels and now they are expanding that reach a little further. The company has licensed five classic novels with illustrations from Japanese artists and will be releasing them later this year. The titles include The Se...

Unmagical Girl, Magical Girl Special Ops Asuka, and Alice & Zouroku licensed by Seven Seas

Seven Seas is continuing with their licensing spree by announcing three new acquisitions today that all happen to fall into the same category, at least as far as the focus goes. The three manga are all magical girl oriented and happen to be Ryuichi Yokoyama and Manmaru Kamitsuki’s Unmagical Girl with the first volume arriving on September 12th, Makoto Fukami and Seigo Tokiya’s Magical ...

Former Attack on Titan Editor Arrested as Suspect in Wife’s Murder

Jung-hyun Park, the first editor to have helped with the popular Attack on Titan manga series, has been arrested in suspicion of murdering his wife. Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department have charged him with homicide after the assistant editor-in-chief of Kodansha’s magazine continued to change his story about how he found his deceased wife. According to NHK News, the husband called for emer...

Hatsune Miku Presents: Hachune Miku’s Everday Vocaloid Paradise Licensed by Seven Seas

Yesterday Seven Seas Entertainment announced a pair of manga license acquisitions and they are continuing on that role with another one that fans of a certain Vocaloid will be happy to hear about. The company has announced that they have acquired the license to Ontama’s Hatsune Miku Presents: Hachune Miku’s Everyday Vocaloid Paradise. The first volume for the manga series, which will be rele...

Absolute Duo Manga and Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea Licensed by Seven Seas

Seven Seas Entertainment has decided to start off the year, or at least as close as possible to the start of the year, with a couple of licensing announcements. Today the manga publisher announced that they have acquired the licenses for the Absolute Duo manga adaptation of the light novel series with the first volume set to ship on August 29th and Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea which will be r...

Dragon Ball Super & Kai Buu Saga Dub Release Dates Announced

This is the final step in the beginning of the worldwide Dragon Ball resurgence. The dub of not only Dragon Ball Super, but the very long awaited, rumoured to have been ready for a long time dub of the Dragon Ball Kai Buu Saga are officially coming to US television every Saturday beginning January 7th. Taken straight from the Funimation press release: “Dragon Ball fans everywhere just receiv...

Spice & Wolf Short Story Collection and Sequel Novels Licensed by Yen Press

Yen Press has announced that they have acquired the license for the Spice & Wolf short story collection as well as the sequel novels that recently began releasing in Japan. Spice & Wolf Volume 18: Spring Log will be released sometime in 2017 and the sequel novel, which is being called Spice & Wolf New Theory: Parchment and Wolf, will also release sometime next year. The collection of s...

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