Category Archives: KC Updates

New science-fiction manga on Digital 12/1: Parasyte and COPPELION


Fans of longtime manga cult favorites Parasyte and COPPELION are going to see digital editions of these series, at last, in time for the holidays. It's just the beginning, as digital bookstores will see a late-year surge of darker-edged manga from Kodansha Comics, starting Tuesday, December 1. Outlets will include our regular digital retail partners at comiXology, iBooks, […]

Announcing: Fairy Tail Zero!


This is it: The Fairy Tail prequel fans have been waiting for! Series creator Hiro Mashima himself draws an all-new series that depicts the founding of the Fairy Tail guild. Many years ago, Mavis Vermilion was a servant on Sirius Island, mistreated by a guild master and his daughter, Zera. But Mavis stayed positive, because […]

Vote Attack on Titan for the Goodreads Choice Awards!

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Our hit manga Attack on Titan has been nominated for a Goodreads Choice Award!  Attack on Titan is the only manga to be nominated for a 2015 Goodreads Choice Award for Best Graphic Novel/Comic! Voting in this opening round is open until this Sunday (November 8) to all Goodreads users, so head over and vote!

Kodansha Comics Digital-Only Editions: 5 new series

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Announcing: the new Kodansha Comics Digital-Only Editions line of graphic novels are on sale, as of November 3. The first titles in this line are being made available to our digital-bookstore partners at comiXology, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook.  This first group of titles will be familiar to our Crunchyroll Manga streaming readers. Volumes 1 & […]

All about The Seven Deadly Sins manga: interview, artist video, character profiles, and more

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Yes, the anime based on The Seven Deadly Sins manga makes its debut November 1 as a Netflix Original series: catch the trailer and announcement here. And over the next several weeks at Kodansha Comics, we'll have running, exclusive coverage of the manga series that started it all, including: • The first in the Kodansha Comics Interviews series: this time of course with […]

NYCC Recap: Attack on Titan Anthology, Seven Deadly Sins on Netflix, new print + digital, & more


(EDIT: 10.19.2015; originally published 10.11) Whew! Here's our rundown from one power-packed New York Comic Con: • Check out just what it was we announced at the standing-room-only Biggest Attack on Titan Manga Announcement Ever panel. Here's a video excerpt of that panel (note: a CONtv account login is required). • At our regular publishing panel, we confirmed The Seven Deadly Sins anime will be streaming on Netflix from […]