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In this thread, you'll find a comprehensive list of anime and manga licensed in the second quarter (Jul-Sep) of 2021. Summer 2021 anime which were licensed before the quarter began will also be carried over for convenience. Please note that the anime licenses are for home video release; simulcast acquisitions for Summer 2021 can be found here. Titles that are only released digitally are noted with an asterisk (*).

This post will be continuously updated as more licenses are announced. If you have a license that we are missing, please feel free to post it in this thread.

Anime Licenses

Discotek Media (North America)


Funimation (North America)


GKIDS (North America)


MVM Entertainment (United Kingdom)


Sentai Filmworks (North America)


Manga Licenses

ABLAZE Publishing (North America)


Airship (North America)


Cross Infinite World (North America)


Denpa Books (North America)


futekiya


Ghost Ship (North America)


J-Novel Club (North America)


Kodansha USA (North America)


Manga Planet


Seven Seas Entertainment (North America)
See Airship for their light novel licenses and Ghost Ship for the more mature titles.


Square Enix Manga & Books


Udon Entertainment (North America)


VIZ Media (North America)


Yen Press (North America)


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from what LN or manga this thumbnail is?
 
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FTDovahkin16 said:
From the light novel Ryuu to Sairei licensed by Yen Press.
 
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Whaa Uruwashi no Yoi no Tsuki is getting an english version
I hope it can be released in volumes like Hirunaka no Ryuusei
But how's Tsubaki Chou ? I wish it can have english ver as well 😍🥺

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FTDovahkin16 said:
From the light novel Ryuu to Sairei licensed by Yen Press.
much appreciated my man, I fell in love with it from the first sight 😂 i didn't even read the synopsis.
I like such art style so i wanted to know the name
 
 
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Seven Seas Entertainment licenses Boku ga Otto ni Deau made, Gesen no Kanojo,Majo ga Koisuru 5-byoumae, and Wagaya wa Kakuriyo no Kashihonya-san, as well as Goshujinsama to Yuku Isekai Survival! The Comic for their Ghost Ship imprint and its original light novel Goshujinsama to Yuku Isekai Survival! for the Airship imprint.
 
 
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New licenses for Seven Seas Entertainment (Day 3/5)
Hello, Melancholic!
Majo
Kaijuu no Kodomo
Tonari no Kinniku Joshi
Youkaku no Majoromi
2.5-jigen no Yuuwaku (Ghost Ship imprint)
 
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New licenses from Kodansha
 
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Snow said:
New licenses for Seven Seas Entertainment (Day 3/5)
Hello, Melancholic!
Majo
Kaijuu no Kodomo
Tonari no Kinniku Joshi
Youkaku no Majoromi
2.5-jigen no Yuuwaku (Ghost Ship imprint)


They didn’t license Kaijuu no kodomo
 
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Zhou said:
New licenses from Kodansha
Thanks, I've added them to the post. I'll list them here as well.

Kodansha USA licenses:
Apollo no Uta
Black Guard
Devil Ecstasy
Kami Kuzu☆Idol
Kirihito Sanka
Mizutamari ni Ukabu Shima
Mokushiroku no Yonkishi
Okaeri Alice
Otonari ni Ginga
Ribbon no Kishi
Sensei no Shiroi Uso
Wondance

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Sorry for that, fixed it now!

New licenses for Seven Seas Entertainment (Day 4/5)
Darling in the FranXX (Ghost Ship imprint)
Hate no Shoutsuushin
Kimi ni Tsumugu Bouhaku
Shikanoko Nokonoko Koshitantan
Yo ga Yo nara! (Ghost Ship imprint)
Zenjikuu Senbatsu Saijaku Saiteihen Ketteisen
 
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Sentai Filmworks has acquired Getter Robot Arc.
 
 
 
 
 
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GKIDS licenses the Mirai Shounen Conan television anime.

Sentai Filmworks acquires Megami-ryou no Ryoubo-kun.
The anime will be streamed on HIDIVE.
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Viz announced a bunch of stuff. Wasn't up on their site yet, though.
 
 
 
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Kodansha USA licenses Chihiro-kun wa, Atashi Holic., Jukkakukan no Satsujin, Tensei shitara Dainana Ouji Datta node, Kimama ni Majutsu wo Kiwamemasu, Watashi no Oyome-kun, and Yamaguchi-kun wa Warukunai digitally.

Funimation acquires streaming rights for the Sidonia no Kishi series. The movie will also be screened in select theaters in the US and Canada. Since neither are home video releases, they will not be added to the thread.
 
 
 
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Yen Press announced some stuff on August 20 on their Twitter.
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To bad Yen Press licensed only Digital books so that's a big pass for me.
 
 
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Yen Press licensed the following on August 20th

Akuyaku Reijou, Cecilia Sylvie wa Shinitakunai node Dansou suru Koto ni Shita (Cross-Dressing Villainess Cecilia Sylvie) Manga

Nanami Minami wa Kagayakitai (Minami Nanami wants to Shine)

Yubiwa no Eranda Konyakusha (The Fiancée Chosen by the Ring) Manga

Ookami wa Nemuranai (The Wolf Never Sleeps) Manga

Atarashii Ashi de Kakenukero (Run on Your New Legs)

Watashi no Kobushi wo Uketomete! (Catch these Hands!)

Mizuno to Chayama (Mizuno and Chayama)

Eris no Seihai (The Holy Grail of Eris) Light novel

Hikikomari Kyuuketsuki no Monmon (The Vexations of a Shut-In Vampire Princess) Light Novel

Senyoku no Sigrdrifa Rusalka (Warlords of Sigrdrifa Rusalka) Light Novel

Josee to Tora to Sakana-tachi (Josee, the Tiger and the Fish) Light Novel

Bungou Stray Dogs Wan! (Bungou Stray Dogs Woof!)
 
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FabGinger13 said:
To bad Yen Press licensed only Digital books so that's a big pass for me.


Rarely they do digital only (about 99% of all there works have physicals)
 
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LoganMcClure21 said:
FabGinger13 said:
To bad Yen Press licensed only Digital books so that's a big pass for me.


Rarely they do digital only (about 99% of all there works have physicals)


I know but still sad though only digital.
 
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FabGinger13 said:
LoganMcClure21 said:


Rarely they do digital only (about 99% of all there works have physicals)


I know but still sad though only digital.

Boy I’m saying all they’re licenses in this page is digital and physical release
 
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LoganMcClure21 said:
Yen Press licensed the following on August 20th

Akuyaku Reijou, Cecilia Sylvie wa Shinitakunai node Dansou suru Koto ni Shita (Cross-Dressing Villainess Cecilia Sylvie) Manga

Nanami Minami wa Kagayakitai (Minami Nanami wants to Shine)

Yubiwa no Eranda Konyakusha (The Fiancée Chosen by the Ring) Manga

Ookami wa Nemuranai (The Wolf Never Sleeps) Manga

Atarashii Ashi de Kakenukero (Run on Your New Legs)

Watashi no Kobushi wo Uketomete! (Catch these Hands!)

Mizuno to Chayama (Mizuno and Chayama)

Eris no Seihai (The Holy Grail of Eris) Light novel

Hikikomari Kyuuketsuki no Monmon (The Vexations of a Shut-In Vampire Princess) Light Novel

Senyoku no Sigrdrifa Rusalka (Warlords of Sigrdrifa Rusalka) Light Novel

Josee to Tora to Sakana-tachi (Josee, the Tiger and the Fish) Light Novel

Bungou Stray Dogs Wan! (Bungou Stray Dogs Woof!)


So I just typed this up for nothing? I typed this out so y’all could put it up but you still haven’t done it yet…why?
 
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J-Novel Club licenses the light novels Koujo Denka no Kateikyoushi, Sayonara Isekai, Mata kite Ashita, Shinja Zero no Megami-sama to Hajimeru Isekai Kouryaku, and Tsundere Akuyaku Reijou Liselotte to Jikkyou no Endou-kun to Kaisetsu no Kobayashi-san, as well as the manga Shinja Zero no Megami-sama to Hajimeru Isekai Kouryaku.

LoganMcClure21 said:
Thank you for doing that, it has been added to the main post now. I was under the assumption that they had already been added, but turns out that wasn't the case. Terribly sorry for that!
 
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LoganMcClure21 said:
Thank you for doing that, it has been added to the main post now. I was under the assumption that they had already been added, but turns out that wasn't the case. Terribly sorry for that!

No I’m sorry I turned anger from something else into my message when I just wanted to see if y’all got my message. Thanks for adding them in
 
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