Monthly Archives: November 2015

Go on Manga Vacation! Digital manga on sale for the holidays

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Any plans for this holiday season? Not really? Well, we got you covered.

Starting Black Friday, November 27, we are having a blowout 99¢ sale on Volume 1s of selected Digital Editions at all of our digital retail partners: comiXology, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook. Now—whether you're goin' on an exotic trip or an exotic staycation—you can be on a manga vacation! 

What’s on Sale Now (November 27-December 10):

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New science-fiction manga on Digital 12/1: Parasyte and COPPELION

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, Kindle, Kobo, and nook.

The Digital Edition of Volume 1 of the cult alien-invasion manga Parasyte—whose disturbing anime adaptation can currently be seen on Adult Swim—will go on sale December 1. New volumes will be made available weekly thereafter.

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Announcing: Fairy Tail ZerØ!

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This is it: The Fairy Tail prequel fans have been waiting for! Series creator Hiro Mashima himself draws an all-new series that depicts the founding of the Fairy Tail guild.

Many years ago, Mavis Vermilion was a servant on Sirius Island, mistreated by a guild master and his daughter, Zera. But Mavis stayed positive, because her mother once told her that fairies never visit people who cry about their problems. When the guild came under attack, Mavis pulled Zera from the wreckage into the forest. Seven years went by, and the powerful wizards Warrod Sequen, Precht, and Yuri Dreyer arrived on the island, seeking a powerful jade gemstone. This journey would change the course of magical history …

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Read The Seven Deadly Sins Chapter X, the never-seen-before original manuscript

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Before he started serializing The Seven Deadly Sins, Nakaba Suzuki drew more than twenty versions of the pilot chapter. For the first time ever, we publish here one of the original 54-page manuscripts—a.k.a. "Chapter X"—in English translation, featuring earlier settings that are slightly different from what we know as the beginning of this manga. Can you spot the differences? Read More »

Vote Attack on Titan for the Goodreads Choice Awards!

Attack on Titan nominated for a Goodreads Choice Award!Attack on Titan is the only manga to be nominated for a 2015 Goodreads Choice Award for Best Graphic Novel/Comic! Voting in this opening round is open until this Sunday to all Goodreads users, so head over and vote!

Our hit manga Attack on Titan has been nominated for a Goodreads Choice Award! 

Attack on Titan is the only manga to be nominated for a 2015 Goodreads Choice Award for Best Graphic Novel/Comic! Voting in this opening round is open until this Sunday (November 8) to all Goodreads users, so head over and vote!

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Kodansha Comics Digital-Only Editions: 5 new series

Announcing: the new Kodansha Comics Digital-Only Editions line of graphic novels are on sale, as of November 3. The first titles in this line are being made available to our digital-bookstore partners at comiXology, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook

This first group of titles will be familiar to our Crunchyroll Manga streaming readers. Volumes 1 & 2 of each of these series will be available today. After that, a new volume will be come out every Tuesday until we’re caught up with the Japanese release schedule (or reached the final volume). 

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