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why did seven seas dropped the Eng version

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8:43 pm, Oct 11 2012
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I bought the manga and since it's been a long time since the Eng publisher last released a volume, I wanted to check why. I see that the status here is "dropped". Anyone knows why, or any speculations?

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12:41 pm, Sep 8 2014
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2 possible reasons to drop it

1.the manga in question have horrible sales

2.the company overall is having money problems

my guess... nr.1

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1:13 pm, Sep 8 2014
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Neither. The series moved to a different magazine in Japan after the 6th volume - and more importantly, a new publisher - so Seven Seas lost the rights for volumes beyond the 6th. Low sales might be responsible for why they didn't bother getting a license from Shueisha or the latter's tendency only to license to Viz. Who knows. I highly doubt however that we'll see more volumes in English.

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