A shojo-horror-themed tribute to Hitoshi Iwaaki's all-time body-invasion manga, Parasyte!
Parasites: shape-shifting aliens whose only purpose is to assimilate with and consume the human race … but do these monsters have a different side? A parasite becomes a prince to save his romance-obsessed female host from a dangerous stalker. Another hosts a cooking show, in which the real monsters are revealed. These and 13 more stories, from some of the greatest shojo manga artists alive today, together make up a chilling, funny, and entertaining tribute to one of manga’s horror classics!
Have a Nice Manga Vacation! This week, we're offering Fairy Tail, Parasyte, and other classic Kodansha Comics digital volume 1s for only 99 cents! But hurry! This offer lasts December 27 through January 3 at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook. Where do you want to go for your manga vacation? […]
The Kodansha Comics Gift Guide Are you looking for the perfect gift for your manga loving friends and family? It can be hard to choose in a sea of series, but this year we’ve got you covered with curated selections for everyone on your list! Part III: Classics Crusaders Whatever the tastes of your […]
Interview by Misaki C. Kido Parasyte is one of the most acclaimed manga in history—among readers and even other manga creators. It’s even been called the perfect manga. Really? Is it the creep factor of grotesque creatures that resemble but ultimately distort and derange human beings? Or maybe it has to do with timeless themes about […]
click on the image above to go to comiXology's up to 50% off sale page 'Tis the season for transformational bio-horror! The much-anticipated (dreaded?) anthology tribute to one of manga's all-time weird classics, Neo Parasyte f, is finally here—in digital (look for the print editions to hit bookstores by November 8). In an inspired twist, f features an […]
Update: ONLY TWO MORE DAYS for the first-ever Humble Manga Bundle! Kodansha Comics has teamed up with our good pals at Humble Bundle, the phenomenal pay-what-you-want digital book bundler, on the first volumes of 10 digital manga series. THIS SPECIAL BUNDLE ENDS WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 10:59 A.M. PACIFIC TIME. While manga has appeared in previous Humble Bundle book bundles, this […]
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 […]
And now, a deluge of new manga releases for the holidays. Let's take a look at what's new to both brick+mortar and digital bookshelves: At last, Volume 17 of manga phenomenon, Attack on Titan by Hajime Isayama, is finally here. You can have it 2 (or 3) ways: in our regular print or digital editions—or also as the Attack on Titan 17 […]
Look for a surge of darker-edged manga coming to digital bookstores early this month. At last, as announced last week, Digital Editions of the surreal alien-invasion classic (and now anime on Adult Swim) Parasyte by Hitoshi Iwaaki and the apocalyptic schoolgirls-in-radioactive-Tokyo saga COPPELION by Tomonori Inoue go on sale today. Previously Parasyte was only available in print and COPPELION was only available as a simultaneous […]
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, […]