Monthly Archives: July 2016

Comic-Con reveals: BLAME! trailer world premiere, Attack on Titan Anthology cover, Ghost in the Shell deluxe

Whew! Here's what from Kodansha Comics made its way into the world for the first time at San Diego Comic-Con this past weekend! BLAME! anime trailer WORLD PREMIERE Tsutomu Nihei drawing a sketch for a fan at the comiXology booth at San Diego Comic-Con. Tsutomu Nihei, creator of science-fiction megamanga Knights of Sidonia, BLAME!, and NOiSE, made a big splash in […]

Q: What’s happening at San Diego Comic-Con? (A: Tsutomu Nihei and lots more)

Going to San Diego Comic-Con this year? We are too! Be sure to catch Vertical Comics and Kodansha Comics' special guest artist at San Diego this year: Tsutomu Nihei, creator of science-fiction megahits Knights of Sidonia, BLAME!, and NOiSE.  Here’s a schedule of Nihei-sensei's-related panels and signing sessions at SDCC: Tsutomu Nihei Panel Saturday, July 23 3-4 Room 4 Rare […]

Tsutomu Nihei’s classic NOiSE is BACK in digital—read Chapter 1 here

Originally published by Tokyopop, then long out of print, Tsutomu Nihei's (Knights of Sidonia) dark cyberpunk prequel to BLAME! is now back—in digital. (Available now from Kindle, comiXology, iBooks, nook, and Kobo.) Read the complete Chapter 1 of NOiSE here. We also recently announced at Anime Expo other long out-of-print Kodansha licenses "resurrected" in digital—with more to come. And be sure to […]

Anime Expo Recap: our announcements live from Los Angeles!

July 3 Update: Click here for the announcement on the Attack on Titan Season 2 anime! Here’s our running recap of what Kodansha Comics is announcing throughout the July 4th holiday weekend from Anime Expo 2016 in Los Angeles! At Friday's Attack on Titan Anthology Panel, we not only met some of the creative minds behind this unprecedented collaboration between Attack on Titan […]

Attack on Titan Season 2 announcement

At the Shingeki Matsuri event at the Tokyo International Forum on July 3, the 2nd season of the hit anime Attack on Titan was announced, and art from the new season was released. The 2nd season will air in Spring 2017, an announcement that was met with cheers at the event hall. Since Attack on Titan began airing in 2013, […]

What’s happening @ Anime Expo 2016?

Going to Anime Expo this year? If you’re there, be sure to catch all things Kodansha Comics! First of all, make sure to say hi to this year’s Anime Expo Guest of Honor: Naoshi Arakawa (Your Lie in April)! Here’s all Arakawa-sensei-related events going on at AX: Naoshi Arakawa Panel Saturday, July 2 12:15-1:15 p.m. […]