Story and art by: Ryo Mizuno, Hitoshi Yasuda, and Yutaka Izubuchi
Release date: December 19, 2017
THE EPIC FANTASY MASTERPIECE, NOW IN ENGLISH FOR THE FIRST TIME!
Thirty years after the Demon Wars, peace has returned to the land of Lodoss–but darkness looms. After defending his village against a horde of goblins, a headstrong young warrior named Parn sets out on a quest to restore his father’s honor and save the realm. Joining Parn are Deedlit the high elf, Slayn the wizard, Etoh, a fledgling priest, Ghim, a grizzled dwarven warrior, and Woodchuck, a wily thief. Along their journey, Parn and his companions discover an evil witch who, for eons, has been manipulating events from the shadows. Can this ragtag party of heroes defeat the all-powerful Grey Witch and prevent Lodoss and its kingdoms from descending into total chaos and destruction?
This collectible, deluxe release contains the complete Record of Lodoss War: The Grey Witch novel in a large trim, gold-embossed hardcover with select color pages.
Lodoss War fans–we can confirm today that our release of Record of Lodoss War: The Grey Witch hardcover has been pushed to December, but it’s coming soon and looks AMAZING!
Learn more (and see retailer pre-order links) here!
Seven Seas Revives a Classic with Record of Lodoss War: The Grey Witch – Gold Edition Novel
Seven Seas Entertainment is proud to announce the license acquisition of Record of Lodoss War: The Grey Witch–one of the most beloved and iconic Japanese fantasy novels.
This collectible, deluxe release will contain the complete Record of Lodoss War: The Grey Witch novel, published in English for the first time in a large trim hardcover, gold embossed edition. Ryo Mizuno’s original fantasy epic will be accompanied by illustrations by Yutaka Izubuchi, known for his work on Mobile Suit Gundam and Escaflowne.
Parn, a reckless but passionate swordsman embarks on a quest to discover the source of a great evil overwhelming the country of Lodoss. Joining him are Deedlit, a young elf wielding powerful magic; Ghim, the tough-as-stones dwarf; Etoh, a fledgling priest; Slayn, the group’s sorcerer; and Woodchuck, their indispensable thief. Together, this iconic group will join forces to discover the truth behind a world torn apart by ancient deities and wield the power needed to defeat the Grey Witch!
“Record of Lodoss War is a timeless classic. You’d be hard-pressed to find an adult anime or manga fan who hasn’t had some experience with it, whether it be the anime, manga, or even the Dreamcast game,” says Seven Seas Editor-In-Chief Adam Arnold. “Being the inspiration for decades of fantasy stories after it, we’re thrilled to be releasing this stunning edition of the original Grey Witch novel for readers of all generations to enjoy.”
Seven Seas will present the Record of Lodoss War: The Grey Witch – Gold Edition on October 31, 2017 for $24.99 US / $28.99 CAN.
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