Monthly Archives: February 2018

Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card Exclusive Bookshelves on BookWalker!

Been enjoying Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card, the new chapter of Sakura's adventure? Well, here's some good news for you!  We're celebrating the debut of volume 2 (on sale Febuary 27), and if you buy a digital copy of Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card on BookWalker, you'll get exclusive BookWalker bookshelf skins featuring beautiful and rare color illustrations by Cardcaptor Sakura creators CLAMP! 

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Dragon Head is BACK + new digital manga series every week in March

Remember (or not) back in the days when manga was fairly new to all of us outside of Japan and we had no idea what to expect? We here at Kodansha Comics like to think we're bringing back some those days of giddy manga discovery with our digital-first releases! And to really turn back the clock, we're happy to announce today the release of all of Minetaro Mochizuki's 90s cult classic Dragon Head as a digital release, with with the entire tightly wound ten-volume run dropping February 27 at all of our partner digital book platforms. In addition—for one week only—Volume 1 of Dragon Head will be available for 99-cents on  Read More »

Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The Musical —Le Mouvement Final— to debut in Canada and Australia in April!

Sailor Moon Musical to Premiere in Canada and Australia! Update March 20: It's been announced that Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The Musical -Le Mouvement Final- will be premiering at the selected theatres in Canada on April 4, followed by the premiere in Australia on April 5

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The U.S. Premiere of the Sailor Moon Musical!  Experience Sailor Moon like never before! Don’t miss your chance to see Read More »

Makoto Shinkai Bundle: read the manga by the creator of Your Name.

Kodansha Comics' sibling publisher, Vertical Comics, has been publishing fine manga adaptations of the films of anime auteur Makoto Shinkai (of Your Name. fame) for some time now. And here's a great way to enter that special world in one fell swoop: we're launching the Makoto Shinkai Bundle, which includes 4 standalone manga based on Shinkai's films, including the latest, Voices of a Distant Star! The Makoto Shinkai Bundle is available on Read More »

Upcoming event: Emerald City Comic Con March 1-4!

Spring is the beginning—of con season! And Kodansha Comics is hittin' the road to deliver good news and geek out on some new manga with the fans. Our first stop: Emerald City Comic Con. Going to be in Seattle, Washington March 1-4? If so, come on down and see us at our panel, because this one is going to be an interesting one ... (And if not ... check our coverage and announcements here at!) Panel title Kodansha Comics Got Weird Manga! Panel time & place Saturday, March 3 3:00-4:00 p.m., TCC L3—Room 3 Description Didja know Kodansha Comics has launched dozens of new digital- [...]

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Romance is in the air: digital manga up to 50% off thru Feb 19!

What kind of love are you looking for?  Romance season is ON! Looking for that special someone? Trying to plan a surprise for your sweetie? Or maybe you're just looking for something more than plain ol' "romance" per se ... Hey, why don't you get a clue from some manga ;)  Starting February 6, Kodansha Comics is offering a whopping 67 romantic manga from all genres for up to 50% off at all of our digital-partner platforms: Read More »

Mitsurou Kubo’s manga are here at last!

Superstar creator Mitsurou Kubo (original concept and character designs for Yuri!!! on ICE) has two new manga from Kodansha Comics and Vertical!—a dramatic, funny, time-traveling high school story about what it means to cheer on a friend and a romantic comedy about love, coming of age, and hope ... at age 30! Scroll down, or click on the cover, to read Chapter 1 of Moteki for free!  Read More »