Official Press Release
(Los Angeles, May 16, 2005) – Today, Seven Seas Entertainment unveiled the redesign of its website, www.gomanga.com. Its front page will focus primarily on three new web manga series, which represent Seven Seas' second wave of titles: Ted Naifeh's shoujo series Unearthly, the high-seas adventure story Captain Nemo, and the fandom harem comedy Aoi House.
Serialized in the popular web manga format, a new page of each series will debut every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. All three series will be published individually in book format as well at a later date.
Unearthly (online now; updated M/W/F):
From Ted Naifeh, the Eisner-nominated creator of Courtney Crumrin and artist of Death, Jr. and veteran artist Elmer Damaso comes this tale of star-crossed lovers and interstellar bad boys!
Captain Nemo (online now; updated M/W/F):
Written by Jason DeAngelis (Blade for Barter, No Man's Land) with art by manga artist Aldin Viray, this underwater tale follows the adventures of Young Captain Nemo and his ragtag crew aboard the Nautilus II.
Aoi House, Reloaded (premieres online May 23; updated M/W/F):
Written by Adam Arnold, co-creator of Animefringe: Online Anime Magazine, with art by fan favorite Shiei (Amazing Agent Luna), comes a teen comedy about two straight guys with no other option but to move into a college anime clubhouse full of crazed yaoi fan girls.
About Seven Seas Entertainment, LLC:
Seven Seas Entertainment is the first publisher in the U.S. to be devoted solely to the creation of original manga in authentic Japanese style. Established in 2004, the company has debuted its first four titles -- Amazing Agent Luna, Blade for Barter, Last Hope and No Man's Land -- in early 2005, and has an impressive array of new manga lined up. Seven Seas launched its web site, www.gomanga.com, in October 2004, and it has since become a daily stop for thousands of visitors eager to read manga online and contribute to an ever-growing forum community. In April 2005, Seven Seas became the first company to offer free downloadable manga for the Sony PSP.