Seven Seas Continues ‘Summer Ain’t Over Yet Event with New License’ Announcements

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Seven Seas Entertainment is currently having its “Summer Ain’t Over Yet” licensing event which will continue until August 28th. During this event, the publishing company will announce new license acquisitions. Yesterday, they announced Superwomen in Love!, Shut-In Elf, and I Have a Secret. Now, they’ve announced three more titles. In this batch of announcements, the titles are Sadako-san and Sadako-chan, Bite MakerDrugstore in Another World: The Slow Life of a Cheat Pharmacist (both light novel and manga series).

Established in 2004, Seven Seas Entertainment specializes in bringing the best of Japanese manga and light novels to North American audiences and producing original comics, graphic novels, and youth literature. For a description of the new titles, continue below.

Sadako-san and Sadako-chan (Manga Series)

Sadako-san and Sadako-chan by Noriaki Sugihara and Aya Tsutsumi, based on the Ring novel by Koji Suzuki and the Ringu/The Ring horror film franchise. This hilarious manga takes a look at the softer side of one of horror’s most iconic monsters. One day, as Sadako goes to claim her next victim, she meets another girl named Sadako. “Sadako-chan” is a precocious young child who’s eager to help “Sadako-san” adjust to the modern era–no more climbing out of TVs, it’s all about YouTube now! With the help of her new friend, can Sadako finally move on from her tragic past? This adorable spin-off to the genre-defining Ringu franchise is terrifyingly funny!

Seven Seas will publish the manga Sadako-san and Sadako-chan for the first time in North America in print and on digital platforms in a single volume edition. The book will be released in June 2021 for $12.99 USA / $16.99 CAN.

Bite Maker

Bite Maker by Miwako Sugiyama, a sexy josei manga series where desire and destiny meet head-on! In it, Nobunaga won the genetic lottery and was born an alpha: his beauty, intelligence, and talent drive everyone wild with lust. Despite his seemingly perfect life, Nobunaga is unsatisfied–until he meets the woman of his dreams, who can sate his every desire. Enjoy a taste of the supernatural in this alpha/beta/omega tale about love, lust, and the power of attraction.

Seven Seas will publish the manga series Bite Maker for the first time in North America in print and on digital platforms in single volume editions. Volume 1 will be released in May 2021 for $12.99 USA / $16.99 CAN.

Drugstore in Another World: The Slow Life of a Cheat Pharmacist

Both the light novel and manga series titles Drugstore in Another World: The Slow Life of a Cheat Pharmacist by Kennoji, Matsuuni, and Eri Haruno, respectively has been picked up by Seven Seas. The story is a lighthearted isekai tale about a fantasy pharmacist–which is soon to be an anime.

Corporate drone Reiji is transported to a fantasy world, where he discovers that he can craft potions at a higher level than his rank should allow. Taking advantage of this, Reiji makes a tidy profit–enough to open his own drugstore. An elf who can’t aim his bow? Give him some eye drops! A dragon who accidentally breathes fire? Cough syrup! Reiji’s new relaxing life of making medicine for fantasy creatures is about to begin!

Seven Seas will publish the series Drugstore in Another World: The Slow Life of a Cheat Pharmacist (Manga) for the first time in North America in print and on digital platforms in single volume editions. Volume 1 will be released in March 2021 for $12.99 USA / $16.99 CAN.

Seven Seas will publish the series Drugstore in Another World: The Slow Life of a Cheat Pharmacist (Light Novel) for the first time in North America in print and (early) on digital platforms in single volume editions. Volume 1 will be released in print in May 2021 for $13.99 USA / $17.99 CAN.

Information and synopsis provided by Seven Seas Entertainment.