Tag Archives: Space Brothers

Manga Vacation Week #1: new 99-cent digital volume 1s every week through January 10

Have A Nice Manga Vacation! Going anywhere special for winter break? Well, you don't have to! Starting this week, we're having a blowout 99¢ sale on Volume 1s of selected Digital Editions at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook. Now you can be adventurous without going anywhere in particular. So […]

All digital-only volume 1s now 99 cents—ends September 20!

Welcome back to School Rumble … we mean it! We're putting 17 digital volume 1s—not just School Rumble—on sale for 99 cents each!  Get into any of our digital-only series, including the exciting "Kodansha Resurrection" titles we're bring back from out of print. Visit our digital retail partners—at comiXology, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook—through September 20 (11pm Eastern Time) to get started. Here's […]

Humble Manga Bundle: name your price to support charity—BUNDLE ENDS MAY 18

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 […]

March 15 New Releases: Paradise Residence, Forget Me Not, Livingstone + more

New manga this week—including a couple of brand-new series kick-offs! Let's take a look at what's new to both brick+mortar and digital bookshelves … 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 schoolgirl who attends the Kitsuka Boarding School—and her trials […]

Creator Spotlight: Chuya Koyama (Space Brothers)

Manga doesn't only take place in worlds of fantasy. Instead, manga can take you to worlds that seem rather familiar to us, or worlds we know exist in real life but rarely get a chance to experience ourselves. Have you ever wanted to go to space one day? Or was that a dream you had and forgot long ago? Space Brothers will take you to […]

Watch Chuya Koyama Draw Characters from Space Brothers

As a part of the Chuya Koyama Creator Spotlight, here's a rare video of Koyama-sensei drawing Mutta and Apo from Space Brothers.(from Kodansha Comics' YouTube series, These Hands Make Manga). Click here to watch the video.  WIN THIS AUTOGRAPH! But that's not all. You can actually win the autographed sketch Koyama-sensei draws in this video. All you have to do is take this quick […]

The Martian x Space Brothers: Watch Chuya Koyama Draw His Version of the Movie Poster

Speaking of space, have you seen that movie The Martian (2015)? When the movie was released in Japan, Chuya Koyama, the creator of Space Brothers, drew his own take of The Martian movie poster. It was displayed in theaters throughout Japan as a special collaboration. Watch the video on Chuya Koyama’s YouTube page. And behold! […]

Creator Interview: Chuya Koyama on Space Brothers

Once you get to know some mangaka (manga artists), it seems every one bears some resemblance to their own manga. Same for Chuya Koyama, the creator of Space Brothers. Not that he has a big afro or a spiky hair like his main characters, but they all share a familiar human power—a determination to penetrate […]

February 23 New Releases: Fairy Tail, Noragami, LDK, Say I Love You + more

New manga this week! Let's take a look at what's new to both brick+mortar and digital bookshelves … New volumes from two of Kodansha Comics' all-time hits, Fairy Tail by Hiro Mashima (check out his recently posted interview and sketch video here) and Tsubasa by CLAMP. Also Volume 11 from relative newbie, but no less a sensation, Noragami: Stray God by […]