Do Seven Seas license novels?

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Do Seven Seas license novels?

Post by Puuuuuth » Fri Jul 11, 2014 5:39 am

I have read and re-read the No Game, No Life (by KAMIYA Yuu) novel multiple times and I just love it. Seven Seas has licensed the manga. Would they be interested in doing the novel? I will most certainly buy a copy if they do.

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Re: Do Seven Seas license novels?

Post by Azrael » Fri Jul 11, 2014 5:41 am

Well, past posts by Adam Arnold strongly suggest that is highly unlikely.
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Re: Do Seven Seas license novels?

Post by Ashandorath » Tue Aug 12, 2014 12:50 pm

Sevens Seas actually licensed some novels back in the day. Unfortunately none of them sold well, so they all got dropped. So they're a bit worried about licensing novels.

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Re: Do Seven Seas license novels?

Post by Adam_Arnold » Tue Aug 12, 2014 2:47 pm

Ashandorath wrote:Sevens Seas actually licensed some novels back in the day. Unfortunately none of them sold well, so they all got dropped. So they're a bit worried about licensing novels.
We don't have any issues licensing light novels. In fact, some of the light novels we've released (like Strawberry Panic) sold very well. The problem is largely that light novels cost three to five times more than a single volume of manga to produce and run upwards of 10+ volumes. And let's not forget that the manga market quite literally imploded in on itself exactly when we were trying to launch a light novel imprint. If there's a title that is right for us (light novel or not), then we'll bring it out.

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Re: Do Seven Seas license novels?

Post by lire711 » Sun Sep 27, 2015 7:50 am

Ungugu..... wish these LN titles could be licensed! Dx

聖クロス女学院物語(1)ようこそ、神秘倶楽部へ! (St.Cross High School Girls Story, contrast to StraPani, a light-hearted all girls school setting, mystery element+young HS girls having fun, like KON almost!) http://www.tsubasabunko.jp/bookdetails/ ... 1307000253

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安達としまむら (Adachi & Shimamura, a story of two HS girls skipping class and slowly growing closer to each other, straight up yuri development in unique ways :ympray: ) http://dengekibunko.dengeki.com/newrele ... -891421-5/

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