Monthly Archives: May 2016

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Yes, there’s manga on comiXology Unlimited


Quite a bit, in fact. In the big news of the day, comiXology announced the launch of comiXology Unlimited, a brand-new "Netflix for comics" subscription service. And yes, Kodansha Comics joins a host of distinguished comics publishers, along with fellow manga publisher Dark Horse, to be part of this historic launch.

See below for the current list of available titles from us during the comiXology Unlimited 30-day free trial period ($5.99/month after that)—and look for announcements to add to the lineup soon. But this is that rare, rare instance where it's not [...]

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Anime Central: New Licensing Announcements!


Last Saturday (May 21, 2016, to be exact) at Anime Central in Chicago Kodansha Comics announced new licenses— 

Coming Fall 2016!


The Attack on Titan Anime Guidebook (title not final) is a must have for any fan of the show! This companion includes over 170 pages of actor interviews, concept designs, and more info never before [...]

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Naoshi Arakawa’s new series starts now—Chapter 1 on Kindle and comiXology


It's morning in the Land of the Rising Sun. Manga fans across Japan are at their local convenience store picking up the just released issue of Monthly Shonen Magazinewhere they will find the 70-page Chapter 1 of Farewell, My Dear Cramer (Sayonara Watashi no Cramer), the new series by Your Lie in April creator Naoshi Arakawa ...

... and you, everywhere outside of Japan, can read the debut of Farewell, My Dear Cr [...]

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Get a free Attack on Titan Anthology sampler in the mail!

AoT Anthology sampler cover Hanuka 

Hey, didja miss Free Comic Book Day on May 8—and with it your chance to get a sample of the Attack on Titan Anthology? Never fear! Kodansha Comics is giving away copies of our acclaimed Free Comic Book Day book to the first 300 people to fill out our survey!

Get a Free Attack on Titan Anthology Sampler in the mail*!
Click here to take the survey. 

*For first 300 participants. U.S. or Canadian resi [...]

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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.


While manga has appeared in previous Humble Bundle book bundles, this is Humble Bundle's first entirely manga bundle. For this first Humble Bundle offering, we've put together a collection of our best science-fiction and fantasy series:

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First glimpse of Attack on Titan Anthology on Free Comic Book Day May 7

On Free Comic Book Day, Saturday May 7, readers at comic shops across the country are going to get a first glimpse of the Attack on Titan Anthology, the daring new collaboration between Attack on Titan creator Hajime Isayama and an all-star roster of Western comics creators, including a variety ranging from Scott Snyder (Batman) and Gail Simone (Birds of Prey) to Kate Leth (Kate or Die!) and Ronald Wimberly (Prince of Cats)!

The writers and artists represented in this Saturday's free sampler will be

Michael Avon Oeming (Powers)
Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, and Babs Tarr (Batgirl)
Asaf Hanuka and Tomer [...]

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Knights of Sidonia final volume out now; Tsutomu Nihei to visit San Diego Comic Con


Updated May 3. It's the 15th and final volume of Knights of Sidonia, science fiction mastermind Tsutomu Nihei's outer space epic that was adapted into a hit Netflix series. Both print (from Vertical) and digital (from Kodansha Comics) editions are available starting from April 26.

To celebrate the occasion, we're also making all previous 14 digital volumes of the series available for $4.99 on all platforms, which includes:

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