Seven Seas licenses three Chinese denmei novel series: Guardians: Zhen Hun and the Stars of Chaos: Priest by Sha Po Lang, and Meng Xi Xi’s Thousand Autumn: Qian Qiu
is thrilled to announce the license acquisition of Seven Seas Entertainment The Three Lovely Danmei / Boys Love Novel Series From China: Guardians: Priest by Zhen Hun, Stars of Chaos: Sha Po Lang by Priest, and Thousand Autumn: Qian Qiu by Meng Shi Shi. These highly requested titles along with popular multimedia adaptations will be officially released in English for the first time!
The Seven Seas English-language versions of these novels will feature uncensored text in deluxe paperbacks with exclusive new covers and interior illustrations.
The Guardian: by Jane Hun Pristo
The modern fantasy danmei/Boys’ Love trilogy—about gods, ghosts, and supernatural investigations—inspired the popular live-action drama streaming in English!
Zhao Yunlan is the head of the Special Investigations Division: a secret group of elite skilled individuals who investigate strange events in modern-day Dragon City. Although laid-back and cheeky, for those who don’t know him, this determined and clever man fits well in his role of guardian.
While investigating a mysterious death at a local university, Zhao Yunlan meets Shen Wei, a quiet and cold professor, who turns out to be just as intriguing as the case. Something about this reserved man feels oddly familiar. Zhao Yunlan can’t help but notice the intensity of the professor’s gaze, and wonders why their lives begin to intertwine – as if by fate.
The Guardian: Zhen Hun (Novel) Volume 1 will be released in North America for the first time in May 2023 in a $19.99 USA / $24.99 can, available in large-trim, deluxe paperback editions as part of the Seven Seas Danmei label. The e-books will also be available on the digital platform.
Stars of Chaos: Priest by Sha Po Lang
The steampunk danmei/boys love series is set in a world like historical China, which has inspired multimedia adaptations – written by the blockbuster author behind the live-action hits Guardian and Word of Honor!
The discovery of violet gold, an important fuel for steam machines, led the Great Liang into an era of prosperity. But for Chang Geng, a young man raised on the poor northern frontier, the concerns of the empire are as far-fetched as the stars above.
When raiders from the north attack the small village of Chang Geng, he learns that the life he knows is a lie. His mother, his teacher… Even his beloved godfather, the man he trusted the most in the world, is not what he seems. As the enemies of the Empire Circle draw closer, Chang Geng must travel to the heart of the capital – accompanied by his godfather – to fulfill his destiny.
Stars of Chaos: Sha Po Lang (Novel) Volume 1 will be released for the first time in North America in February 2023 for $19.99 USA / $24.99 CAN, available in large-trim, deluxe paperback editions as part of the Seven Seas Denmei label Is. The e-books will also be available on the digital platform.
Thousand Autumn: Qian Qiu by Meng Xi Xi
Dear danmei/Boys’ Love Wuxia series that inspired Donghua (animated series) for streaming in English!
Shen Qiao is a devout Daoist priest who has spent his life honing his skill and spirit, leading his sect with martial talent, beauty beyond measure, and an honest heart. His polar opposite, Yan Wushi, leads one of the most powerful demonic sects and is said to be unmatched in his strength and cunning. Yan Wushi believes in the inherently selfish nature of all people – myself included – and that no one is above doing dark things for their own benefit.
When a fight leaves Shen Qiao wounded, blind and with hazy memories, Yan Wuxi takes on the leader of the defeated sect with a dark plan: testing the limits of others’ patience and faith in order to lure him down a demonic path. Do it. He doesn’t know that he is about to meet the first immovable force of his life, and that two hearts can join in unexpected ways. Who can remain eternal when a thousand autumns have passed?
Thousand Autumns: Qian Qiu (Novel) Volume 1 will be released in North America for the first time in January 2023 for $19.99 USA / $24.99 CAN, available in large-trim, deluxe paperback editions as part of the Seven Seas Denmei label. The e-books will also be available on the digital platform.
Seven Seas License Orange -To You, Dear One – Manga
Seven Seas Entertainment Co is pleased to announce the acquisition of the license Orange – For You, Dear – by Ichigo Takano, The final follow-up volume to the Eisner-nominated, bittersweet sci-fi romance manga series that became a New York Times bestseller and inspired an anime!
When Naho receives a letter from his future, he tells her that he needs to save the life of a boy from his class Kakeru. At first Naho had to bear this burden all alone, until his friends stepped in with revelations of their own! Besides Naho and Kakeru’s journey, what happens next for Naho’s friends, now that they are living in this brand-new timeline?
Orange—To You, Dear One—will be released for the first time in North America in March 2023 for $13.99 USA / $17.99 CAN, available in print and in a single volume version on digital platforms.
Seven Seas License Even Dogs Move To Another World: Life In Another World With My Sweet Hound Manga Series
Seven Seas Entertainment is extremely pleased to announce the license acquisition of the manga series. Even Dogs Go to Other Worlds: Life in Another World with My Sweet Hound by Ryuuou, Hana Ichika, and Ririnra, In this isai for dog lovers, an office worker is transported to another world… with his faithful canine companion!
The ordinary salaried Takumi takes a grueling job, but he can get through it because he has Leo, his adorable puppy-sized Maltese, waiting for him at home. One day, Takumi wakes up in a fantasy world… and right in front of him is a giant wolf! Wait, could this giant creature really be a little lion once?! With the help of a mysterious new magic skill, Takumi will do his best in this world to create a better (and more comfortable) life for himself and his furry best friend!
Even Dogs Go to Other Worlds: Life in Another World with My Beloved Hound (manga) Vol. 1 will be released in North America for the first time in May 2023 for $13.99 USA / $17.99 CAN, available in single volume versions on print and digital platforms.
Does the Seven Seas license count if you lose your virginity for an Android? Yuri Manga Series
Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce the license acquisition of the manga series Does it matter if you lose your virginity for Android? by Yakinikutishoku, This sexy yuri comedy about an office lady and her lovable robot housekeeper is sure to hit all the right buttons.
Office lady Tsuda Akane, age 28, looks like she’s got it all. Handsome, brainy and an indispensable office worker for a robotics maker, Akane is admired at work… because her colleagues can’t see her at home. Personally, Akane is a hot mess with an apartment that looks more like a landfill than a living space. Good thing he ordered a new android named Drunk Nadeshiko to help clean up! Well, maybe not good, because the up-and-coming beautiful female android is a pretty hottie. Akane is about to get more service than expected!
Does it matter if you lose your virginity for Android? Volume. 1 will be released in North America for the first time in April 2023 for $14.99 USA / $18.99 CAN, available on print and digital platforms in single large-trim versions as part of the new Seven Seas GL label (Girls Love Title).