Ninja Division Publishing™, LLC and Seven Seas Entertainment™, LLC are proud to announce the formation of a new joint venture game company, Shinobi 7. Combining Ninja Division’s expertise in superior quality game design with Seven Seas’ know-how in license acquisition and curation, Shinobi 7 will focus on producing tabletop games that are based on hit anime, manga, and pop culture brands.
“I’m absolutely thrilled about our partnership,” says Seven Seas Publisher Jason DeAngelis, who will act as Shinobi 7’s CEO. “Ninja Division is a groundbreaking company that has created a new category of chibi-style games. They are experts at what they do, and have earned the respect of the gaming community. Combined with Seven Seas’ licensing capabilities, Shinobi 7 is well-positioned to acquire and curate licenses and make high quality games.”
Shinobi 7’s new games will join Ninja Division’s lineup of breakout brands such as Super Dungeon: Explore, currently produced in four languages with sales of over 100,000 core games and more than half a million expansions. Ninja Division Publishing will oversee marketing, promotions, sales, warehousing, and fulfillment for all Shinobi 7 products.
Seven Seas Entertainment is proud to announce its collaboration with Mamenosuke Fujimaru on an all-new manga series--Captive Hearts of Oz. Fujimaru is a New York Times bestselling artist and author, known for her prolific and acclaimed work on the Alice in the Country of... manga series.
Captive Hearts of Oz re-imagines L. Frank Baum’s original Oz stories in a modern, shoujo style, much in the same way that the Alice in the Country of... series revisited Lewis Carroll’s work. Captive Hearts of Oz is an original tale of magic, adventure and romance, and will be a four volume series, released for the first time anywhere by Seven Seas Entertainment. Japanese author Ryo Maruya will write the story, accompanied by Mamenosuke Fujimaru’s beautiful artwork.
Dorothy Gale, along with her beloved dog Toto, finds herself whisked away by a tornado to the mysterious land of Oz. Something about this strange place feels oddly familiar, but Dorothy just wants to go home. Following the advice of a kindly Witch, Dorothy must travel to the Emerald City and seek out the Wizard of Oz, who alone has the power to send her back to her world.
Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of The Girl From the Other Side: Siúil, a Rún, an all-new manga series that pulls readers into a magical and enchanting tale about a young girl and her demonic guardian, featuring beautiful artwork by Japanese manga creator, Nagabe.
In a world split between the Inside and the Outside, those living in both realms are told never to cross over to the other side, lest they be cursed. A young girl named Shiva lives in a vacant village with a demonic guardian known only as “Teacher.” Although the two are forbidden to touch, they seem to share a bond that transcends their disparate appearances. But when Shiva leaves Teacher’s care to seek out her grandmother, the secret behind her mysterious living arrangement comes to light.