It’s been more than a year since staffers at manga publisher Seven Seas Entertainment announced that they had formed a union. To the surprise of many — including, potentially, the union itself — the publisher reversed earlier attempts to bust the union and instead voluntarily recognized the union within a couple of months of its formation. At that point, the group entered the negotiation process and… things went understandably quiet.
Until now. The group announced that it has ratified its first contract with the publisher, even as Popverse was reaching out for an update. Keep reading to find out how the company has changed since the union was announced, and what happened after the union was recognized by the publisher…
The following interview was conducted via email, with the group speaking as one unified collective unit at their request.
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