The Pirate and the Princess (Suggestion for License Rescue)
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Name: The Pirate and the Princess
Cover of Seven Seas's Edition
Japanese title: Shoujo Kaizoku Yuuri / 少女海賊ユーリ
Publisher: Doshinsha (Four Bunko)
Volumes: 10 (Complete)
Author: Mio Chizuru
Illustrators: Ayako Nagamori
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Children
Welcome to the Eurastia, a legendary pirate ship whose captain holds a dark secret. Her name is Yuri, and once, she lived in the future. Unable to return until she rights a terrible wrong, she must redeem herself and fulfill her destiny. Ten year old Princess Noelle is not from another time, but another place — a land invaded by evil conquerors who killed her parents and kidnapped her younger brother. The Princess herself is taken hostage until Yuri saves her. It is then that they both learn that Noelle holds the key to Captain Yuri’s destiny. Both Yuri and Noelle want nothing more than to return home. But neither can, until Noelle finds her brother, and Yuri vanquishes the sinister forces that she herself accidentally set in motion.
Status: Seven Seas published the first volume in English in 2007. The second volume (The Red Crystal) appears planned to have been released in 2009, but was cancelled. So Seven Seas had discontinued this series at that time.
This sounds great, a real classic tale of swashbuckling adventure
+1, but this doesn't seem like it'd be in JN's ballpark. At least the books are short, so that's one point in its favor.