Category Archives: Press Release

Walking Dead’s Tony Moore Draws Attack on Titan 16 Cover


New York, NY(July 14, 2015) – At their panel at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend, Kodansha Comics announced exclusive special edition packages for  Attack on Titan volumes 16 and 17. The Attack on Titan 16 Special Edition with Playing Cards will feature original art by Tony Moore—co-creator of The Walking Dead and the artist behind […]

2016: Queen Emeraldas, Forget Me Not, and 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. […]

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 […]

Get the Yamada-Kun App for Miki Yoshikawa’s Appearance at Anime Expo

Hit Manga and Anime on Crunchyroll Gets iOS App with Manga, Messages & Animated Autograph from the Author San Francisco, Calif. (July 2, 2015)—Kodansha Comics just released a special Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches iOS app, with graphic-novel volumes of the manga, special messages from author-artist Miki Yoshikawa, and her animated virtual autograph, to celebrate her […]

Fairy Tail: Master’s Edition to Debut This October

New York, New York (May 15, 2015) – Kodansha Comics is excited to announce the Fairy Tail: Master’s Edition! In the vein of the popular Attack on Titan: Colossal Edition, the Master’s Edition will collect the first five volumes of the hit manga in an enormous size on high-quality paper. Fairy Tail is the critically acclaimed pop culture sensation […]


New Series from Ken Akamatsu and Nakaba Suzuki Round Out Stellar 2014 List New York, New York (October 11, 2013) – Kodansha Comics is proud to announce the following two new series starting next year. These will join the already announced Attack on Titan spinoffs, My Little Monster, Say I Love You, Monster Soul, xxxHolic […]


New York, New York (October 11, 2013) – It’s no secret that Kodansha Comics’ newest hit manga series Attack on Titan has been a smash hit both at home and abroad. The original manga created by Hajime Isayama has sold over 25 million copies in Japan, and in the US the breakout success of this […]


Over 100 titles included at launch, including New York Times’ bestsellers Attack on Titan and Fairy Tail NEW YORK, July 6, 2013 – Kodansha Comics, one of the top manga publishers in America, is proud to announce the debut of their eBook program on multiple platforms, including Apple’s iBookstore, Amazon Kindle, and Barnes & Noble Nook. […]