Seven Seas Announces "In This Corner Of The World" Manga Omninus

The omnibus will be released in Fall 2017 for $24.99 US / $26.99 CAN

Seven Seas Entertainment has announced the license acquisition of In This Corner of the World by Fumiyo Kouno, a manga series that inspired the critically acclaimed anime film. Seven Seas will compile the entire manga trilogy in a single, large trim omnibus edition. The omnibus will be released in Fall 2017 for $24.99 US / $26.99 CAN.

 

They describe it


1940s Hiroshima. Suzu, a young bride, leaves her home to join her new husband, a member of the Japanese navy, at a military base in the port city of Kure. Confronted with the challenges of a new life, Suzu must also come to grips with a world at war and her beautiful home collapsing around her. Unwilling to give up hope, Suzu holds on to happiness to persevere through the trials of war.

“We’re really honored to be publishing In This Corner of the World in English,” says Seven Seas publisher Jason DeAngelis. “The animated film it inspired is such a touching piece, and the powerful message about a young woman’s strength in wartime is universal.”

 

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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