Seven Seas Entertainment Licenses The Barbarian’s Bride, Nakamura-san, the Uninvited Gyaru & 3 More Titles

Nakamura-san, the Uninvited Gyaru manga volume one cover feature image
© Sachiko Orihara

Seven Seas Entertainment has licensed five new titles set for release in October 2024, consisting of four manga series and a BL manhwa webtoon. 

The new licenses include The Barbarian’s Bride, My Dear Detective: Mitsuko’s Case Files, Tiger and Dragon, Nakamura-san, the Uninvited Gyaru, and The New Recruit

Here are the details for Seven Seas’ latest additions: 


The Barbarian’s Bride 

the barbarian's bride manga volume one cover
© Noriaki Kotoba

Story and Art: Noriaki Kotoba

The manga’s first volume will be printed for the first time in the English language in October 2024, with the series available in single volume editions. Ebook editions will also be available on digital platforms.

The manga series is also available digitally on K MANGA as The Warrior Princess and the Barbaric King

Synopsis

Serafina de Lavillant, the strongest female knight in the West, was sent to subjugate the barbaric tribes of the East. But when her mission fails spectacularly, she’s captured alive and imprisoned. Humiliated and dreading what horrific torture she’ll endure, she asks to be put to death. To her surprise, rather than tearing her limb from limb, the tribe leader asks for her hand…in marriage! Will Serafina face a cruel and abusive arranged marriage? Or will she discover that these tribes aren’t as barbaric as she was led to believe?

My Dear Detective: Mitsuko’s Case Files

my dear detective mitsuko's case files volume one cover
© Natsumi Ito

Story and Art: Natsumi Ito 

The first volume of the series will be printed for the first time in English in October 2024, with the series available in physical single volume editions. The manga is also available to read digitally and in ebook format on Azuki

Synopsis

Hoshino Mitsuko is a determined and hard-working woman living in the 1930s, where career women are a rarity and looked down upon. Despite rampant sexism and pressure to “stay home,” she’s determined to prove herself as a successful detective no matter what. One day, she’s approached by the handsome waiter Yoshida Saku, who presents Mitsuko with her very first solo case. Together, the two work closely to solve the mystery, and Mitsuko finds Saku quite capable—but very curious—and takes him on as her new assistant. Can this duo tackle cases and the turbulent atmosphere of the Showa era?

Tiger and Dragon 

tiger and dragon manga volume one cover
© Mizuki Hoshino

Story and Art: Mizuki Hoshino

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

Synopsis

When Konomi was five years old, her best friend and neighbor Kagetora moved away. After ten years with no communication, Konomi decides it’s time to finally move on from her childhood crush. Luckily, with her other childhood friend Tatsuomi waiting in the wings, it looks like romance is right around the corner. That is, until Kagetora suddenly reappears, and Konomi’s love life is thrown into chaos!

Nakamura-san, the Uninvited Gyaru 

Nakamura-san, the Uninvited Gyaru manga volume one cover
© Sachiko Orihara

Story and Art: Sachiko Orihara

Volume one will be released for the first time in the English language in October 2024. The series will be available in single volume editions. Ebook editions will also be available on digital platforms.

Synopsis

Akiyama and Nakamura-san are polar opposites. As an easily flustered otaku, Akiyama can’t even imagine a world where an outgoing, flashy gal like Nakamura wants anything to do with him. But after she saves his life, she demands something unbelievable—to live with him! Proud, bold, and unafraid to show off her body, Nakamura is the perfect image of a gyaru. Except, the moment she’s apart from Akiyama, she becomes a flustered, blushing mess. Discover what sweetness lies beneath the surface in this odd couple rom-com!

The New Recruit

the new recruit manhwa webtoon cover
© MOSCARETO, Zec

Story: MOSCARETO 

Art: Zec

The first volume of the manhwa webtoon series will be released in English print in October 2024, with the series available in full-color, large-trim editions as part of the Seven Seas Webtoons label. 

The series inspired the 2022 South Korean live-action drama The New Employee

Synopsis

Seunghyun spent his 20s following his crush through college and grad school, only to wind up totally single and with no idea where to go in his career. When he manages to land an internship at a competitive marketing company, he’s ready for a fresh start without worrying over unrequited love. Except he’s put under the handsome workaholic Kim Jongchan, whose hot and cold attitude leaves Seunghyun flustered. And worse yet, his crush from school works in the same company too! Will Seunghyun survive his first job and a potential first relationship? 


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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