Monthly Archives: December 2015

A Noragami New Year Message from Adachitoka

Akemashite Omedeto! New Year's is a special time of year. To start the year off right, we're sending you a New Year card from Adachitoka, the creator of Noragami: Stray God.  Special message from Adachitoka: Happy New Year!! May our fates intertwine. —Adachitoka  2016.1.1 Creator Spotlight: Adachitoka  To kick off the new year, we're showcasing Noragami: Stray God and its […]

Rare peek into Noragami work in progress

On December 12 Kodansha Comics hosted an event for our hit manga series Noragami:Stray God at Kinokuniya Bookstore in San Francisco. Yohei Takami, an editor at Monthly Shonen Magazine in Japan and the editor of Noragami, was the guest speaker. Takami-san provided a rare step-by-step look into the process of how artist and editor work together to make manga. What’s Noragami about? Noragami […]

Read the Noragami Interview Manga with Adachitoka

Just who is Adachitoka? Besides being the creator of Noragami: Stray God, very little else is known about this great artist. Who else could get the deepest insights from a mangaka, besides another mangaka? Fellow artist Kazushige Miyazaki went deep in his interview with Adachitoka … in manga! This interview originally ran in Monthly Shonen Magazine (October 2015) as Getsumaga Chronicle. © Kazushige Miyazaki […]

December 15 New Releases: Attack on Titan, Fairy Tail, Tsubasa: WoRLD CHRoNiCLE + more

And now, a deluge of new manga releases for the holidays. Let's take a look at what's new to both brick+mortar and digital bookshelves: At last, Volume 17 of manga phenomenon, Attack on Titan by Hajime Isayama, is finally here. You can have it 2 (or 3) ways: in our regular print or digital editions—or also as the Attack on Titan 17 […]

Noragami Talk Event at Kinokuniya SF

Kodansha Comics is hosting a Noragami: Stray God Talk Event at Kinokuniya Bookstore in San Francisco on Saturday, December 12. Yohei Takami, the Japanese editor of Noragami from Kodansha, goes behind-the-scenes to talk about the making of the hit manga series. Plus! First 50 attendees will get an exclusive Noragami sticker!* *while the supply lasts Talk about Noragami December 12 (Saturday) 2-3 Kinokuniya Bookstore 2F 1581 Webster […]

New Digital Editions: Vertical Comics library, Parasyte, COPPELION

Look for a surge of darker-edged manga coming to digital bookstores early this month. At last, as announced last week, Digital Editions of the surreal alien-invasion classic (and now anime on Adult Swim) Parasyte by Hitoshi Iwaaki and the apocalyptic schoolgirls-in-radioactive-Tokyo saga COPPELION by Tomonori Inoue go on sale today. Previously Parasyte was only available in print and COPPELION was only available as a simultaneous […]

Kodansha Comics now available on OverDrive

MediaDo-Kodansha Advanced Media Joint News Release (click here for PDF version) December 1, 2015  Popular Kodansha Manga eBooks now available  to public and academic libraries in U.S. and Canada Bestsellers "Attack on Titan" and "Fairy Tail" expand manga eBook selection SAN FRANCISCO – December 1, 2015 – MEDIADO Co., Ltd. (TSE Mothers 3678; head office: […]