Monthly Archives: April 2018

Chihayafuru sweepstakes! Enter for a chance to win manga and anime!

You know about Chihayafuru, right? Who knew that a manga about a girl who plays the traditional Japanese card game of "karuta" would go on to become a global sensation through its emotionally driven storytelling and as an action-packed anime? And due to the popular demand, Kodansha Comics has started publishing Chihayafuru as a digital-first manga! And now, if you know about Chihayafuru, and you love it, we want to know about it! That's why, together with our friends at Sentai Filmworks, we're hosting the Chihayafuru Survey Sweepstakes! Read More »

Announcing: May digital-first debuts!

We continue to launch at least one new “digital-first”manga series every week—and for May we kick off 5 new manga series in a diverse offering of different genres! Our digital-first manga releases are part of an exciting new initiative begun last year to put a greater diversity of manga series into the market. Starting with Yuji Onda’s mean step-sibling drama Beware the Kamiki Brothers! on May 1, this month’s series debuts will be available at all of Kodansha Comics’s partner digital platforms:

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Otaku Manga Sale: Wotakoi & 12 digital manga up to 50% off! (ends 4/23)

We have met otaku … and they are us 

Do you find yourself reading manga, playing video games, and fantasizing about your favorite characters all day long? Feel like you're not really being understood by the people around you, no matter how much you try to express your feelings—or not?  The struggle is real for so many people that now "otaku" isn't just a term describing people into manga and anime—it's its own manga and anime genre!

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Images from Fairy Tail creator Hiro Mashima’s new manga REVEALED!

Japan … America … Europe… The world is waiting …

Eleven months have passed since the finale of Fairy Tail. Now a new adventure awaits.

On June 27, 2018 the new series by Hiro Mashima begins!

What will it be about? It’s a secret for a little while longer …!

But to tide you over, check out these preliminary sketches—revealed here for the first time!

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Sports manga sale! 15 digital series up to 50% off until April 9!

Time for spring training—an exciting season, as everybody knows, for sports fans AND manga fans, because this week only, we're hosting the Kodansha Comics Sports Manga Sale at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalkercomiXology, Google Play, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook.

Y'know, you'd be surprised by all the different types of sports (are they sports?) that've been manga-ized by Kodansha Comics! Check out the full roster below:

~ Kodansha Comics Sports Manga Sale  ~ [...]

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Sailor Moon Eternal Edition Trailer is HERE!

Anime Matsuri (March 31, 2018) It's been announced that Sailor Moon Eternal Edition is coming soon in September 2018, along with the reveal of  the details of the new features: ・All-new cover illustrations by creator Naoko Takeuchi ・All-new translation ・A glittering holographic coating ・Extra-large, premium paper ・French flaps

Behold! Check out the new trailer of Sailor Moon Eternal Edition

Click here to pre-order Sailor Moon Eternal Edition (coming Se [...]

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