On Thursday in Seven Seas’ week of book announcements, the publisher announced two new manga tie-ins to familiar names: Hatsune Miku: Bad∞End∞Night and The Testament of Sister New Devil Storm!
Seven Seas will present Hitoshizuku-P × Yama△ and Tsubata Nozaki’s Hatsune Miku: Bad∞End∞Night for the first time in English in North America with each volume printed with an oversize trim. Hatsune Miku: Bad∞End∞Night volume 1 will be released on May 2, 2017 for $13.99 USA / $15.99 CAN.
Theydescribe three-volume gothic mystery manga series featuring the world-famous vocaloid pop-star, Hatsune Miku.
Hatsune Miku is a young woman seeking to become an actress, but just as it seems her chance has come, everything is thrown upside down when she finds herself hurled into the “world of stage” within a strange mansion. There she meets seven mysterious, and potentially dangerous, characters. Although each comes with their own secrets, they almost all have one goal in common—find the stolen script pages, or be trapped in this false world forever!
Seven Seas will present the Tetsuto Uesu and Fumihiro Kiso’s The Testament of Sister New Devil Storm! manga series, the supernatural comedy spin-off to The Testament of Sister New Devil “where demonic step-sisters vie for more power and pleasure than ever before,” for the first time in print in North America as single volume editions, each shrink-wrapped for mature audiences. Volume 1 will be released on September 26, 2017 for $12.99 USA / $14.99 CAN.
They describe the series
High school student Toujo Basara’s life has taken a turn for the strange. Although hesitant about his father’s sudden decision to remarry, he can’t deny it comes with a couple perks—drop-dead gorgeous step-sisters…who also happen to be members of a demon clan! Mio Naruse is a Demon Lord and Mario Naruse her succubus servant. Chaos and passionate antics ensue as Basara gets acquainted with his new demonic siblings, trying to protect them from dangerous demon rivals and struggling to keep up with their lusty, devilish appetites.
Seven Seas also announced also announced a full-color edition of Madeleine Rosca’s award-winning steampunk series, Hollow Fields.
Originally released in standard black & white manga format, this all-new release of Hollow Fields will be presented at a deluxe trim size, left-to-right reading order, and full-color pages, presenting these magical school halls like readers have never seen them before.
“Hollow Fields is one of the most treasured books we’ve released in our over ten years of publishing here at Seven Seas,” says Publisher Jason DeAngelis. “Madeleine has built such a fantastical world in Hollow Fieldsand we couldn’t be happier to have the opportunity to rerelease the title in this new format for a whole new generation of readers and existing fans alike.”
Located on the outskirts of Nullsville and run by the insidious Engineers, the grim boarding school dedicates itself to raising the next generation of mad scientists and evil geniuses! Classes include Live Taxidermy, Cross-Species Body Part Transplantation, and Killer Robot Construction. For her own survival, Lucy must master her lessons quickly―at the end of each week, the student with the lowest grades is sent to the old windmill for detention…and so far, no child has ever returned…
Seven Seas will present the first volume of the Hollow Fields Color Edition on October 3, 2017 for $12.99 USA / $14.99 CAN.
Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain’t It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.