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Vinland Saga contest: Round 2 of YOUR battles!

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  Round 2 of the Vinland Saga contest begins today on our Tumblr! After some clever wins, brutal beatings, and epic fights in Round 1… we can’t wait to see what Round 2 will hold!   For those who missed Round 1, we’re currently holding a contest to win original art by Vinland Saga creator Makoto […]

At last—Attack on Titan 16 on sale now! Special Edition cover by Walking Dead’s Tony Moore


  The wait is over—Attack on Titan volume 16 is on sale now! Links to the print and digital editions here. Or better yet, get the whole package with the Attack on Titan 16 Special Edition with Playing Cards. This exclusive edition features a terrifying exclusive variant dust jacket by Tony Moore​—co-creator of The Walking Dead and the artist […]

Report from Waku Waku +NYC: new release announcements!


Breaking news from Waku Waku +NYC —the new Japanese pop culture festival that launched August 29-30 in New York City:  On the convention floor, at the Kodansha Comics booth, we gave away posters, tattoos, and buttons, and had early copies for sale of LDK 1 Kiss Him, Not Me 1 Ninja Slayer Kills 1 Devil Survivor 1 At our panel […]

Visit: Kodansha Comics Manga Gallery


Post from RICOH THETA. – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA Welcome to the Kodansha Comics Manga Gallery Full schedule of Kodansha Comics events at J-Pop Summit in San Francisco Pop-up location DG717 Gallery 717 Market Street San Francisco, California August 7-9 10-6 daily free and open to the public With onsite interactive manga reader presented by […]

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 […]