Seven Seas Entertainment Licenses Hatsune Miku: Cantarella ~Poison of Blue~ & 2 More Titles

hatsune miku cantarella manga cover feature image
© WhiteFlame, Ichika

Seven Seas Entertainment has licensed three new titles set for release later in 2024, including Hatsune Miku: Cantarella ~Poison of Blue~, Cat Companions Maruru and Hachi, and Witch and Mercenary

The first two titles are manga series, while Witch and Mercenary is a light novel series from Seven Seas’ Airship imprint.  

Here are the details for the latest licenses:     


Hatsune Miku: Cantarella ~Poison of Blue~

hatsune miku cantarella manga cover feature image
© WhiteFlame, Ichika

Story: WhiteFlame

Art: Ichika

Release Date: September 2024 

This thrilling forbidden romance manga is based on the VOCALOID song “Cantarella” featuring Hatsune Miku

Hatsune Miku: Cantarella ~Poison of Blue~ will be released for the first time in English in September 2024. This is the fourth Hatsune Miku title to join the Seven Seas catalog.

Synopsis

Cesare, the eldest child of the notorious Borgia household in fifteenth-century Italy, learns he has a sister he’s never met—Lucrezia. He is also given a poison called “Cantarella,” which has been handed down in the family for generations. The story unfolds after Cesare (here played by Kaito) meets Lucrezia (Hatsune Miku) for the first time…

Cat Companions Maruru and Hachi

cat companions maruru and hachi manga volume one cover
© Yuri Sonoda

Story and Art: Yuri Sonoda

Release Date: August 2024

Yuri Sonoda’s heartwarming manga follows an odd couple of stray cats who team up to share the trials and tribulations of life. 

The first volume of Cat Companions Maruru and Hachi will be released in English for the first time in August 2024. Ebook editions will also be available on digital platforms.

Synopsis

Maruru lived a pampered life till one day, he ran after a flock of sparrows and couldn’t find his way back home. He encounters Hachi, a tough stray, who says he doesn’t need a spoiled house cat on his territory and chases him away. But then Maruru helps Hachi out of a jam, and they team up to face life on the street together.

Witch and Mercenary

witch and mercenary light novel volume one cover
© Chohokiteki Kaeru, Kanase Benchi

Story: Chohokiteki Kaeru

Art: Kanase Benchi

Release Date: October 2024

This action-packed fantasy light novel series will be published through Seven Seas’ Airship light novel imprint, which follows a dangerous duo seeking peace in a vicious world.

The first volume will be released for the first time in English in October 2024. Ebook editions will also be available early on digital platforms. 

Synopsis

Nothing in this world is more dangerous than a witch. The epitome of fear and terror, they can summon floods on a whim, conjure balls of fire out of the air, or even destroy entire countries overnight. Incur their wrath, and no one is safe. At least, that’s what everyone thinks, and it’s the very reason they all want Siasha dead. After yet another violent battle for her life, she teams up with Zig, a mercenary, and they depart for unknown lands to find somewhere she can live in peace. But is the pair any match for the lost magic and vicious monstrosities that lie ahead?


Source: press release

William Moo is a freelance writer who has previously written for OTAQUEST and MANGA.TOKYO. He enjoys watching lots of anime every season and reading from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter @thewriterSITB.
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