Seven Seas’ Month of Love event is well underway, and earlier today, the publisher announced that they have licensed Reborn as a Space Mercenary: I Woke Up Piloting the Strongest Starship! and My Status as an Assassin Obviously Exceeds the Hero’s. Seven Seas has provided further details below:

Seven Seas Blasts Off Again with License of REBORN AS A SPACE MERCENARY: I WOKE UP PILOTING THE STRONGEST STARSHIP! Manga Series

(LOS ANGELES, Feb 8, 2021) – Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce the license acquisition of the manga series Reborn as a Space Mercenary: I Woke Up Piloting the Strongest Starship! by Ryuto and Shunichi Matsui, the manga adaptation of the sci-fi isekai light novels also coming soon from Seven Seas!

Sato Takahiro was an ordinary office worker and hobbyist gamer until the day he woke up on a spaceship–one that strangely resembled a craft from a favorite space-shooter game. With a decked-out ship, a crew full of babes, and a fantastic universe to explore, he’s going to make the most of his good luck and create the life he’s always dreamed of!

Seven Seas will publish the series Reborn as a Space Mercenary: I Woke Up Piloting the Strongest Starship! (Manga) for the first time in North America in print and on digital platforms in single volume editions. Volume 1 will be released in August 2021 for $12.99 USA / $16.99 CAN.

Seven Seas Goes Rogue with License of MY STATUS AS AN ASSASSIN OBVIOUSLY EXCEEDS THE HERO’S Light Novel Series (Airship Imprint)

(LOS ANGELES, Feb 8, 2021) – Seven Seas Entertainment, through its Airship light novel imprint, is excited to announce the license acquisition of the light novel series My Status as an Assassin Obviously Exceeds the Hero’s by Matsuri Akai and Tozai, the original story behind the stealth hit fantasy isekai manga already available from Seven Seas!

When Akira’s class is magically summoned to another world, he and his classmates are awarded fantastical powers–but while one of them is lucky enough to become a true Hero, Akira becomes a mere Assassin. However, against all odds, the Assassin just might be the most powerful role of all! Harboring doubts about the intentions of the king, Akira uses his newfound strength as a master of the shadows to uncover the secrets and conspiracies of the crown.

Seven Seas will publish the series My Status as an Assassin Obviously Exceeds the Hero’s (Light Novel) for the first time in North America in print and (early) on digital platforms in single large-trim editions. Volume 1 will be released in print in August 2021 for $14.99 USA / $18.99 CAN as part of Seven Seas’ Airship light novel imprint.

About The Author Varun Gupta

Varun Gupta is an analyst residing in Minnesota. While his professional interests have led him on the path to the business world, he has always had an immense love of animation and comics. An obsessive manga collector, he spends his free time attempting to read through his massive backlog of series, hoping to one day finish them all. Will he succeed in his perilous quest? Probably not, but at least he’s having fun doing it!