Penguin Random House Publisher Services will sell and distribute the entire frontlist and backlist of Seven Seas Entertainment across all sales channels worldwide, effective July 1, 2021.
Founded in 2004, Seven Seas Entertainment publishes hundreds of manga, light novels, original comics and more annually under four imprints--Seven Seas, Ghost Ship, Waves of Color, and Airship. Titles range from Monster Musume and The Ancient Magus Bride, to the Harvey Award-winning manga My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness and the Eisner-nominated sci-fi romance orange, to hardcover editions of classics like Devilman, Captain Harlock, Cutie Honey, and Space Battleship Yamato.
Seven Seas publisher and founder Jason DeAngelis commented: "The growth of Seven Seas and the growth of the manga industry have been meteoric. We are thrilled to partner with PRHPS as the next stage in our growth, and with their support, look forward to bringing our ever-expanding catalog to an even broader audience."
Jeff Abraham, president of Penguin Random House Publisher Services, said, "Jason and the entire Seven Seas team have done a remarkable job of discovering unique manga properties with incredible potential and publishing and marketing them successfully. We've all been admirers of the program for years and we are invigorated to bring the full complement of PRHPS and Penguin Random House resources to bring their books to even more readers throughout the world."