Category Archives: KC Updates

Knights of Sidonia final volume out now—digital volumes 1-14 on sale


It's the 15th and final volume of Knights of Sidonia, science fiction mastermind Tsutomu Nihei's outer space epic that was adapted into a hit Netflix series. Both print (from Vertical) and digital (from Kodansha Comics) editions are out today, April 26. To celebrate the occasion, we're also making all previous 14 digital volumes of the series available for $4.99 on […]

Ajin: Demi-Human anime now on Netflix [trailer, manga preview]


  Announcement! Starting April 12, Ajin: Demi-Human the anime starts streaming on Netflix as a Netflix Original series. The anime is based on the dark science-fiction manga by Gamon Sakurai, published by Vertical (digital edition available from Kodansha Comics). The animation production is by Polygon Pictures, the same people who brought you Knights of Sidonia, based on the manga by Tsutomu Nihei, also published […]

Simulpub chapters for 17 series now on comiXology, Kindle


ComiXology and Amazon announced today the launch of new chapters from Kodansha Comics' best-selling manga series to be available in English the same day they are published in Japan ("simulpubs"), on both the comiXology platform as well as Amazon’s Kindle Store.  Brand-new chapters of Attack on Titan Chapter 80 and The Heroic Legend of Arslan Chapter 34 go on sale today […]

Your Lie in April’s Naoshi Arakawa to attend Anime Expo 2016


Yes, it's true: Naoshi Arakawa, creator of the critically acclaimed manga about the struggles of a teen piano prodigy, Your Lie in April, will be attending this year’s Anime Expo in Los Angeles on July 1-4 as an official Guest of Honor. This marks the first time Arakawa, who lives in Japan, will be making a […]

Attack on Titan 18 + Special Edition with DVD on sale now


Yes, Attack on Titan Volume 18 is in stores now—both print and digital editions. And fans of collector editions and the Attack on Titan anime will want to check out the Volume 18 Special Edition that comes with an exclusive brand-new anime episode on DVD: “Attack on Titan: No Regrets”—the backstory of Captain Levi. This Special Edition also includes a special variant dust jacket […]

Get started—this week digital Volume 1s are more than 50% off


We know there's that manga series you've been meaning to get into. Well, for one weekly only, we're putting 23 digital volume 1s on sale—some priced as low as 3 bucks and up to 57% off. Visit any of our digital retail partners—at comiXology, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook—from March 29 through April 4 to get started! Here's a […]

Attack on Titan Anthology Reveals at Emerald City Comicon April 7-10!

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Missed us at WonderCon? Spring is here and that means the Kodansha Comics Roadshow continues this week … at Emerald City Comicon in Seattle! Make sure to come see us at the Kodansha Comics booth (#409, maps and info below)—we've also got exciting creator events lined up around our forthcoming Attack on Titan Anthology (announced at last […]

Get all of Parasyte—43% off at comiXology!


It's National Parasyte Day (not really)! And now you can get the whole series (that's 8 digital volumes!) of Hitoshi Iwaaki's deranged surreal-horror alien-infestation masterpiece for a very reasonable price (43% off) from our good buds at comiXology! Promotion runs through Thursday, March 29. Don't believe how good this series is? Take a bite (all of Chapter […]

Fall ’16 License Announcement Roundup


Hey, what new manga has Kodansha Comics got lined up for the Fall season? Well, we've got a slew of new titles coming out. Here's the record of 12 new print titles that we announced hourly on March 22 and 24, going in reverse chronological order: Thursday, March 24 10pm (Eastern Time): Neo Parasyte f With the anime coming to […]