More debuts for fall! The campaign continues as we launch at least one new “digital-first”manga series every week, and this month we kick off 6 new manga series, with desert-island survival tactics, a couple of next-door-neighbor romances, vengeance through time, a royal resurrection, and a powerful dose of musical magic—all for October! Kodansha Comics’s 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. This month’s series debuts will be available at all of Kodansha Comics’s partner digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kobo, MyAnimeList, and nook:
Monthly Archives: September 2018
Hmm, maybe manga doesn't quite have the same fetish for uniforms as certain other comicbook genres, but we know manga readers still love a cool hero in uniform! To celebrate our heroes in fictional and real life (and maybe just some peeps in cool outfits), this week, we've picked up 20+ manga series featuring Heroes in Uniform and put them on 50% off discount at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook. (Sale ends October 1.)
~ Heroes in Uniform Sale ~ September 25 ~ October 1 Click on the link to read Chapter 1 for FREE!
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UPDATE — October 6!Hey! We just made some cool announcements yesterday at our industry panel— where, besides the new licensing announcements recapped below, we had a special guest from Japan, Yohei Takami, the editor-in-chief of Monthly Shonen Magazine and founding editor of Noragami, to talk about his experience of working with Harold Sakuishi, who received this year's International Spotlight Award at the Harvey Awards for his groundbreaking music manga BECK. Digital-first announcements
Summer—which means the summer anime season—is about to end! 😱 We here at Kodansha Comics hope you've been enjoying watching anime like Cells at Work! and Attack on Titan each and every week like we do! To recap some of the best episodes, this week we're putting all the manga that became hit anime on discount (so you can binge read!) during this week's Summer 2018 Anime Season Finale Sale! The digital volumes of the following series (see below) are up to 50% off at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, MyAnimeList, a [...]
Hiro Mashima, creator of Fairy Tail and EDENS ZERO, just dropped some exciting news for his fans around the world! To celebrate the release of EDENS ZERO Volume 1 in Japan—and in the rest of the world—we here at Kodansha are kicking off the EDENS ZERO Global Campaign, where fans from Japan, France, Korea, Thailand, and the United States can get a set of EDENS ZERO pins with unique national designs for each region! For more details on this campaign, check out this website.
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Hey! Don't you think you deserve a little surprise gift or two for being a royal loyal fan of manga and anime? Here's what you can do: This month, you can sign up for Loot Anime Fierce Crate and get exclusive merch of this season's fan-favorite anime Cells at Work! (anime as seen on Crunchyroll) and Ajin: Demi-Human (as seen on Netflix)!
Just announced! Harold Sakuishi, legendary manga creator of BECK and Seven Shakespeares, is going to attend New York Comic Con 2018 October 4-7! Harold Sakuishi has published several award-winning works in his native Japan, but his name will probably be forever entwined with his groundbreaking marriage of manga and indie rock, BECK, which is currently being published in English by comiXolog [...]
So ya don't wanna go back to school!? B-but think of all the next-level adventures and shenanigans you'll be having in the new school year! And now, as Part 2 of our Back to School Sale, this week we've handpicked 15 manga series featuring trickster and troublemaker guys and put them on sale discounted up to 50% off for our Back to School: Bad Boys Sale at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, MyAnimeList, and nook! (Sale ends September 10.)