Seven Seas license A White Rose in Bloom, Muscles are Better Than Magic, and Rozi in the Labyrinth manga

seven seas no panel no problem event day 1 license announcements

On July 1st, Seven Seas started their NO PANEL NO PROBLEM event announcing 10+ manga & light novel licenses via social media.

Today was the first day of the event and they announced three new licenses: A White Rose in Bloom, Muscles are Better Than Magic!, and Rozi in the Labyrinth.


The announcements were originally planned for summer cons, but due to COVID-19 stopping events, Seven Seas is revealing them online instead.

The event runs from July 1st to July 3rd with announcements happening at around 2-3pm EST.

Seven Seas Event Day 1 Announcements

Today they showcased their July release covers and announced three new licenses they’ve acquired. Here are the first new licenses Seven Seas announced during their NO PANEL, NO PROBLEM event.

A White Rose in Bloom by Asumiko Nakamura

seven seas A White Rose in Bloom

Starting as tradition with Seven Seas, they start their announcements with a new yuri license.

A White Rose in Bloom by Asumiko Nakamura, an intriguing yuri manga from the dynamic creator of the modern BL classic Classmates: Dou kyu sei!”

Ruby is a student at an elite European boarding school. Things are going pretty well for her until she finds out that she won’t be able to go home at Christmas. Instead, she’ll be stuck at school with only one other student–the aloof and beautiful Steph–for company. As Ruby tries to understand Steph, she becomes more and more interested in the other girl. But can she break through Steph’s icy exterior?

Volume 1 releases in January 2021 for $12.99 USA / $16.99 CAN.

Muscles are Better Than Magic! by DORANEKO, Relucy, and Kouji Onodera

seven seas Muscles are Better Than Magic

Seven Seas’ second license is a “double-header”, snagging both manga and light novel adaptations of a muscly isekai.

Muscles are Better Than Magic! by DORANEKO, Relucy, and Kouji Onodera, a comedic fantasy light novel and manga series where one man’s amazing muscles overcome every magical challenge!”

For ten years, Yuri has lived alone in the forest, training his muscles day and night to hone his body into the ultimate fighting machine. But when the beautiful elf Filia stumbles upon his home, she begs him to help her escape the forest. There’s just one problem: Yuri’s never left the woods, and besides, this odd couple can’t seem to agree on anything. It’s the beginning of a wacky journey through strange lands and stranger adventures!

Light Novel Vol. 1 prints in January 2021 (with early digital release) for $13.99 USA / $17.99 CAN. Manga Vol. 1 releases in April 2021 for $12.99 USA / $16.99 CAN.

Rozi in the Labyrinth by Totsuki Shiya

Their last announcement for the first day of their event is more “girly and magical” and includes catboys.

Rozi in the Labyrinth manga series by Totsuki Shiya, the lavishly illustrated tale of a young girl–guided by monster boys–exploring a maze-like world of wonder!”

In a labyrinthine world made of endless alleys, transformed humans fill the quaint stone streets and magical shops. Rozi is a young girl in this surreal and beautiful place, guided by kind supernatural men who strive to protect her from the dangers that lurk in her dazzling surroundings. An adventure full of wonder and intrigue is about to begin!

Volume 1 will be released in January 2021 for $12.99 USA / $16.99 CAN.

That’s all for today’s new manga and light novel announcements from Seven Seas. Check back on our website tomorrow or follow us on Twitter to get updates on the new licenses they’re announcing this week.