Category Archives: Press Release

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 […]

Announcing: The Attack on Titan Anthology


From left: Scott Snyder, Brenden Fletcher, Genevieve Valentine, Afua Richardson, Jeanine Schaefer, Ben Applegate. Thursday at New York Comic Con, at our “Biggest Attack on Titan Manga Announcement Ever” panel, we announced the upcoming Attack on Titan Anthology: 250 pages of all-new material consisting of original stories set in the Attack on Titan world by a long list of top Western comics […]

We’re on comiXology now! Plus—an update on all our digital releases


ComiXology, the cloud-based digital comics platform, just gave their virtual manga shelf a big boost today, with the addition of the entire digital catalog of Kodansha Comics! Here is the press release. And a big thank you to our fans who have been patiently waiting for our delayed digital editions to catch up to print releases. They're on sale now! […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]