Monthly Archives: July 2015

J-Pop Summit: Manga x VR

Manga x Virtual Reality August 8 + 9 10:30-8:30 $25 for J-Pop Summit 1-day pass Interactive Pavilion at Fort Mason Center, San Francisco Ready for something completely different? Come to the Interactive Pavilion at Fort Mason to see the first-of-its-kind VR Comic Reader, developed by FOVE in collaboration with Kodansha. Presenting the world’s first eye-tracking virtual reality headset. Look […]

Coming 2016: Queen Emeraldas, Forget Me Not, Complex Age

NEW YORK, NY (July 27, 2015) – At their panel at Otakon this weekend, Kodansha Comics announced they will publish the classic Queen Emeraldas from the legendary creator Leiji Matsumoto, the popular romance series Forget Me Not, as well as the cosplay manga Complex Age. Beginning in July 2016, Kodansha will publish the 1978 space opera Queen Emeraldas in its first-ever English release. […]

J-Pop Summit: #CaptureTheTitan

Minami and Joy #capturethetitan #theta360 – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA #CaptureTheTitan in San Francisco! August 8 + 9 10:30-8:30 $25 for J-Pop Summit 1-day pass Interactive Pavilion at Fort Mason Center, San Francisco Yes, for real. They found a Colossal Titan head at Fort Mason.  Come capture Attack on Titan using Ricoh’s groundbreaking spherical Theta camera […]

Anime: Space Brothers #0 trailer

The anime based on the Kodansha manga is screening at the Japan Film Festival of San Francisco! Space Brothers #0 Sunday, August 9 noon $13~ New People Cinema 1746 Post Street, San Francisco Space Brothers #0 is a great introduction to the TV anime series Space Brothers (Sentai Filmworks) based on the popular manga by […]

Kodansha Comics at J-Pop Summit: Schedule of Events

Kodansha Comics is excited to bring the manga world to this year’s J-Pop Summit, San Francisco’s premier citywide Japanese pop-culture event. Here’s a list of our events: ♦ Kodansha Comics Manga Gallery August 7 thru 9 10-6 daily free and open to the public DG717 Gallery 717 Market Street, San Francisco Our pop-up manga gallery […]

Kodansha Launches New Series From Creator of Oh My Goddess!

New York, NY (July 14, 2015) – At their panel at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend, Kodansha Comics announced English editions of a new series from creator Kosuke Fujishima, Paradise Residence. Paradise Residence is a new manga from the creator of Oh My Goddess! and You’re Under Arrest,  Kosuke Fujishima. It follows Hatsune Takanashi—a clumsy […]

Get the Yamada-Kun App for Miki Yoshikawa’s Appearance at Anime Expo

Hit Manga and Anime on Crunchyroll Gets iOS App with Manga, Messages & Animated Autograph from the Author San Francisco, Calif. (July 2, 2015)—Kodansha Comics just released a special Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches iOS app, with graphic-novel volumes of the manga, special messages from author-artist Miki Yoshikawa, and her animated virtual autograph, to celebrate her […]