The anime and manga industry is in the cyclone again. This time to land in the controversy is Seven Seas Entertainment, a publisher engaged in publishing Tokyo Revengers and Made in Abyss in English.
The workers at the American publishing company have formed a new union through which they denounce the poor working conditions they are subjected to. The staff, united under the name United Workers of the Seven Seasturned out to be "overworked, underpaid and under-supported". In addition, apparently to the staff Sick days are not recognizedParental leave, health insurance, old-age provision e You can't enjoy your vacation you need to read.
Lately he's been discussing Weekly Shonen Jump's unsustainable pace of work, but apparently the situation isn't the best even overseas. The Seven Seas Entertainment union communiqué continues to ask for solidarity and support from readers. The request is to be received only fair wages and decent working conditionsso that we can produce products in the best possible way.
Even the voice actors of Jujutsu Kaisen 0 had complained about unworthy pay and maybe the situation will finally change with the birth of this new club. We remind you that Seven Seas was entertainment Founded in Los Angeles in 2004 and which deals with the licensed serialization of manga, webcomics and light novels in English. Among his most important titles, in addition to those already mentioned, are Classroom of the Elite, Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation and Skeleton Knight in Another World.
- United Workers of the Seven Seas (@_UW7S) May 23, 2022