Monthly Archives: June 2016

Not Just Another Romance Manga Sale (June 14-28)

Have you read any good shojo manga recently? Or do you just shy away from the whole genre because you think it's "just another romance manga"? Well, think again! We've cherry-picked some unique and incredible shojo manga from Kodansha Comics for you to try.  Starting Tuesday, June 14, we are having a big sale on volume […]

Creator Interview: Akiko Higashimura on Princess Jellyfish

Princess Jellyfish is one of the rare series that started to get published from Kodansha Comics due to high demand from the fans, even before it was published! So what’s the hype all about? Part of it is the comedic and accurate portrayal of the lives of otaku girls, and part of it seems to […]

Creator Spotlight: Yoshitoki Oima (A Silent Voice)

A Silent Voice is this year’s Eisner Award nominee from Kodansha Comics. It’s the story of boy meets girl … except its main focus is on how difficult it is for one person to communicate with another, especially if that other person can’t hear you. A Silent Voice came to its conclusion with the release […]

Interview: Yoshitoki Oima on A Silent Voice

Interview by Misaki C. Kido Yoshitoki Oima was only eighteen years old when she first started work on A Silent Voice. Most would-be mangaka aspire to going pro around that age, but what made Oima special was that she had a full story already in mind and the determination to tell it to the world. […]

Watch Yoshitoki Oima Draw Characters from A Silent Voice

As a part of the Yoshitoki Oima Creator Spotlight, here's a rare video of Oima-sensei drawing Shoya and Shoko from A Silent Voice (from Kodansha Comics' YouTube series, These Hands Make Manga).   WIN THIS AUTOGRAPH! But that's not all. You can actually win the autographed sketch Oima-sensei draws in this video.  All you have to do is take this quick survey*.  *Sweepstakes ends on July 7, 2016 […]

Catch up on A Silent Voice—Volumes 1-6 on sale now

A Silent Voice is a nominee for 2016 Eisner Award for "Best U.S. Edition of International Material––Asia." With the release of its seventh and final volume, the complete series (volumes 1-7) is available now from Kodansha Comics.  To celebrate the occasion, we're also making all previous 6 digital volumes of the series available for $4.99 on all platforms, which includes: comiXology […]