Ghost Ship and Seven Seas April 2019 Manga & Novel License Announcements Round-up

Book publisher Seven Seas Entertainment brings fans ten more license announcements for the English reading audience, three of which will also be part of the Ghost Ship label for mature readers.

Please note that the Ghost Ship manga titles (which will be listed below the Seven Seas titles) are not safe for work so reader discretion advised.

These announcements were revealed as part of the publisher’s “Egg-citing New Licenses” event that ran between Tuesday 16th April to Thursday 18th April 2019.

We’ll start off with the announcements that will be released under the Seven Seas label first, in alphabetical order.

Cosmos Familia

コスモファミリア*

Written & drawn by Hanokage

It’s been six years since Amakawa Alice’s family disappeared, and the cute but destructive creatures called Cosmofs invaded her world. Alice has been holding down the fort, fighting wild Cosmofs and protecting the few humans who have survived, in the hopes that her family will someday return. She refuses to give up on them…even when everyone believes her mother, Laika, caused the Cosmof invasion.

The manga series will be available in digital and print editions across single volumes. The first volume is scheduled for March 24th, 2020.

Dirty Pair (Dirty Pair no Daibouken)

ダーティペアの大冒険

Written by Haruka Takachiho & drawn by Hisao Tamaki

Kei and Yuri, known as the Lovely Angels–or the Dirty Pair, depending on who you ask–work as agents for the galactic Worlds Welfare and Works Association. But in their pursuit of space-wide justice, they cause space-wide disaster! The chaotic (and strangely successful) exploits of these sexy agents have charmed audiences since their debut in 1980. For the first time ever, this manga adventure for the iconic pair–created in Japan as a retelling of the first light novel–will be available in English, contained entirely in one omnibus!

The manga series will be available in digital and print editions in a single omnibus. The omnibus is scheduled for December 17th, 2019.

How Much Heavy Dumbbells Can You Lift? (Dumbbell Nan Kilo Moteru?)

ダンベル何キロ持てる?

Written by Sandrovich Yabako & drawn by MAAM

Sakura is a teenage girl who loves to eat, but when she notices her waistline expanding, she decides to check out the local gym. The gym is full of buff dudes…and Akemi, the student council president?! When Akemi tries to convince Sakura to take up weight training, Sakura resists–until she meets pretty-boy trainer Machio. Now, Sakura is willing to do whatever it takes to bulk up!

The manga series will be available in print editions across single volumes. The first volume is scheduled for November 19th, 2019.

My Father is a Unicorn (Unicorn Otousan)

ユニコーンお父さん

Written & drawn by Monaka Suzuki

Issei Uno is still in high school when his mother remarries. His mom’s new husband, Masaru, is a nice enough guy, he just happens to be a unicorn. Sometimes in the form of a talking horse, sometimes in the form of a beautiful man, Masaru is determined to run the household while his wife is away and win Issei over. For better or worse, now Issei is stuck teaching this unicorn man how to be a good dad in this idiosyncratic comedy about the magic of family.

The manga series will be available in digital and print editions in a single large trim volume. The volume is scheduled for December 17th, 2019.

My Room is a Dungeon Rest Stop (Boku no Heya ga Dungeon no Kyuukeijo ni Natteshimatta Ken)

僕の部屋がダンジョンの休憩所になってしまった件

Written by Tougoku Hudou & drawn by Takoyakiyoshi

There has to be a catch when a deluxe rental property is this cheap–and this one connects to a perilous dungeon in another world! Far from being dissuaded, Touru jumps at the chance to sign the lease, hoping to go from high school dropout to big-time adventurer. He soon encounters a stranded knight: a gorgeous young woman named Ria. Touru rescues her and takes her back to Earth, where she promptly mistakes him for a Great Sage, seeing normal things like running water for evidence of his powerful magic. Touru may dream of heroism, but first he has to figure out how to share an apartment with a cute girl from another world!

The manga series (based on the light novel series of the same name) will be available in digital and print editions across single volumes. The first volume is scheduled for January 7th, 2020.

Scarlet

スカーレット

Written & drawn by Chiri Yuino

After ingesting an illegal drug that makes her hunger for blood, Finé Hera makes a pact with a beautiful but wolfish Red Riding Hood. Iris Redhood offers herself up to help Finé slake her bloodlust, but her…services come with a price. Now, the two are narcotics officers on the hunt for the very drug that changed Finé!

The manga series will be available in digital and print editions across single volumes. The first volume is scheduled for February 11th, 2020.

SCP Foundation: Iris of the Mirror World (Kagami no Kuni no Iris SCP Foundation)

鏡の国のアイ リス SCP Foundation

Written by Akira & illustrated by Sidu

A young man is encountering a strange phenomenon–the same photo of a girl appears inside any book he opens. One book in the library causes him to be whisked away by the SCP Foundation, a secret organization dedicated to containing anomalous entities and phenomena. There, he learns that the girl’s name is Iris–and that he’s going to have to work alongside her to get them both out! The first light novel adaptation of an SCP tale, this paranormal story is sure to please both new readers and longtime fans of the online collaborative project, which has already inspired spin-off works in multiple formats and languages.

The light novel series will be available in digital and print editions across single volumes. The first volume is scheduled for January 28th, 2020.

Next, we have the remaining three announcements that will be released under the Ghost Ship label, in alphabetical order.

Destiny Lovers (Desuraba)

デスラバ

Written by Kazutaka & drawn by Kai Tomohiro

Long ago, Fujishiro Kosuke promised his love to his childhood friend, Sayaka-chan. But his pledge to save his first sexual experience for her takes a shocking turn when he’s suddenly abducted and thrown into a secret prison–run by beautiful, terrifying women in fetish gear. His seductive kidnappers claim to have a higher purpose but are after one thing: Kosuke’s virginity, and they’re willing to employ every kink at their disposal. Who are these women, and why are they trying to break Kosuke’s promise to Sayaka-chan? In this darkly erotic thriller about fear and desire, one man is about to face a sexual gauntlet like no other.

The manga series will be available in print editions across single volumes. The first volume is scheduled for December 3rd, 2019.

Saki the Succubus Hungers Tonight (Saki-chan wa Konya mo Pekopeko)

サキちゃんは今夜もぺこぺこ

Written & drawn by Mikokuno Homare and studioHIP-CATs

Saki-chan is a beautiful young woman and just a little naive. She may seem harmless as she wanders the streets, but beware–she’s a brand-new succubus who thrives on the lust of men! She’s just…not very good at it yet. When she finds herself with an opportunity to move in with a 30-something man who’s never slept with a woman before, she takes it, just like she’ll take him! Er, eventually. This sweet and sexy comedy about a novice sex demon and her virgin partner will leave you satisfied but always hungry for more.

The manga series will be available in digital and print editions across single volumes. The first volume is scheduled for January 28th, 2020.

World’s End Harem: Fantasia (Shuumatsu no Harem: Fantasia)

終末のハーレム ファンタジア

Written by LINK & drawn by SAVAN

From LINK, the writer of Ghost Ship’s science fiction bestseller World’s End Harem, comes an all-new tale in a world of swords and sorcery. Arc, heir to the throne of Nagara, and his harem of beautiful women may be the only thing standing against the end of everything. The world has been corroded by darkness and debauchery, but the mysterious and sensual Dark Elf Lati offers Arc the power he has long yearned for to change his fate.

The manga series will be available in digital and print editions across single volumes. The first volume is scheduled for September 24th, 2019.

That’s all of the announcements revealed for this event. You can check out more of Seven Seas’ catalog and news over on their official website. Ghost Ship also has its own official website.

Sources: Seven Seas Entertainment & Ghost Ship PR

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