The long-awaited story of fangirls taking on Tokyo—in special large-size 2-in-1 editions!
Named one of Amazon's Best Comics & Graphic Novels of 2016!
“One of the best anime and manga for beginners. Enthusiasm—geeky and otherwise—is power in Princess Jellyfish. Enthusiasm saves the day and paves the road to the future.” —Kotaku
“Princess Jellyfish’s ambition is simple: to tell a delightful story in a delightful way … It’s a pretty deadly one-two punch.” —Anime News Network
“Loaded with heart, soul, humor and insight.” —About.com
To celebrate the nomination of Princess Jellyfish for the prestigious Eisner Award we're holding a sale on all digital editions by Princess Jellyfish's brilliant creator, Akiko Higashimura! Starting today all volumes of Princess Jellyfish and her hilarious followup Tokyo Tarareba Girls are on sale up to 50% off at all our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, Crunchyroll, Google […]
Our Valentines' Day edition of February's weekly shojo manga sales is here! Throughout the entire month of February, Kodansha Comics is offering up some of our most popular shojo manga series (yes, entire series!) for sale—up to 50% off on digital editions at our e-book retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook. What's on Sale This Week (February […]
2017 marches on with more digital manga debuts! (See last month's big announcement.) On February 14th, rising manga star Akiko Higashimura follows up her best-selling Princess Jellyfish with the hilarious Tokyo Tarareba Girls, where Higashimura once again sharpens her razor wit on the lives of young women in the big city. This time she hones in on one single […]
Have a Nice Manga Vacation! This week, we're offering Sweetness and Lightning, Fire Force, Cells at Work, and other fresh Kodansha Comics digital volume 1s for only 99 cents! But hurry, this offer lasts only one week January 10 through January 16 at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook. Where do you want to go […]
UPDATE (November 28): Princess of 2016! More kudos from the worlds of officialdom for Akiko Higashimura's rollicking saga of fangirls taking on Tokyo! Princess Jellyfish has been named one of 2016's "50 BEST BOOKS FOR TEENS" by the New York Public Library. Explaining the pick, Chantelle Uzan, an NYPL librarian, called Princess Jellyfish a “great introduction to manga, and […]
Have you read any good shojo manga recently? Or do you just shy away from the whole genre because you think it's "just another romance manga"? Well, think again! We've cherry-picked some unique and incredible shojo manga from Kodansha Comics for you to try. Starting Tuesday, June 14, we are having a big sale on volume […]
Princess Jellyfish is one of the rare series that started to get published from Kodansha Comics due to high demand from the fans, even before it was published! So what’s the hype all about? Part of it is the comedic and accurate portrayal of the lives of otaku girls, and part of it seems to […]
Big manga week! Let's take a look at what's new to both brick+mortar and digital bookshelves … First up to bat is the debut of heavily anticipated fan favorite Princess Jellyfish, from acclaimed creator Akiko Higashimura. This long-awaited release will be published in deluxe, large-format 2-in-1 editions. With 400 pages in each volume, color pages, and bonus special […]
LOS ANGELES (July 5, 2015) – During their panel at Anime Expo, Kodansha Comics announced three new series launches: Magatsuki, Princess Jellyfish, and Real Account. The publisher also announced the acceleration of fan favorite Noragami to a monthly release schedule. Beginning in February 2016, Kodansha will release the anticipated fan favorite Princess Jellyfish, from acclaimed […]