Monthly Archives: April 2016

Ajin: Demi-Human anime now on Netflix [trailer, manga preview]


Announcement! Starting April 12, Ajin: Demi-Human the anime starts streaming on Netflix as a Netflix Original series. The anime is based on the dark science-fiction manga by Gamon Sakurai, published by Vertical (digital edition available from Kodansha Comics).

The animation production is by Polygon Pictures, the same people who brought you Knights of Sidoniabased on the manga by Tsutomu Nihei, also published by Read More »

Tokyo trip: A look at the Sailor Moon exhibit at Roppongi Hills

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A special Sailor Moon exhibit opened at Roppongi Hills in Tokyo on April 16, running through June 19. If you're luck enough to make it there in time, here's sneak peek of what's to come. And if perhaps understandably you can't make it, here's an exclusive glimpse of what's happening!

Sailor Moonwhich first appeared in Nakayosi magazine from Kodansha in 1992—has been beloved by fans for over two decades. In the recent years, the new anime Sailor Moon Crystals reintroduced the property to both new and old fans alike. 

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Your Lie in April’s Naoshi Arakawa to attend Anime Expo 2016


Yes, it's true: Naoshi Arakawa, creator of the critically acclaimed manga about the struggles of a teen piano prodigy, Your Lie in April, will be attending this year’s Anime Expo in Los Angeles on July 1-4 as an official Guest of Honor.

This marks the first time Arakawa, who lives in Japan, will be making a Stateside appearance in person. With more details to follow, Arakawa’s activities at Anime Expo so far are to include a Q&A panel, media interviews, and fan autograph sessions. A schedule will be announced shortly.

Arakawa’s visit comes on the strength of the growing popularity in North America [...]

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Get started—this week digital Volume 1s are more than 50% off


We know there's that manga series you've been meaning to get into. Well, for one weekly only, we're putting 23 digital volume 1s on sale—some priced as low as 3 bucks and up to 57% off.

Visit any of our digital retail partners—at comiXology, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook—from March 29 through April 4 to get started!

Here's a heckuva lot of Volume [...]

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Attack on Titan Anthology Reveals at Emerald City Comicon April 7-10!

Missed us at WonderCon? Spring is here and that means the Kodansha Comics Roadshow continues this week ... at Emerald City Comicon in Seattle! Make sure to come see us at the Kodansha Comics booth (#409, maps and info below)—we've also got exciting creator events lined up around our forthcoming Attack on Titan Anthology (announced at last year's New York Comic Con). 

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Kevin Wada Signing!

Kodansha Booth (#409)
Saturday April 9
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