Monthly Archives: June 2019

The Long Summer Reading Sale! Attack on Titan + 40 long-running series 99-cent Volume 1 + additional volumes 50% off

Enjoying summer? 😉 Schools out and the days are long. No better time to kick back and catch up on your favorite manga series—'specially those long-running series you've been holding off on reading like Attack on Titan, Fairy Tail, and The Seven Deadly Sins So we put together a list of must-read long-running series and put 'em up for a super discount during our Summer Reading Sale at our digital retail partners: BookWalker, Read More »

What’s Happening at AX? Special guests, con exclusives, panels, activities, & MORE!

    Heya! It’s me, Kacey the intern mascot at Kodansha Comics! Going to Anime Expo this year? Kodansha Comics and Vertical Comics will be, on July 4-7 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, for lots of fun activities, big announcements for the upcoming year, and exciting chances to meet the living legends behind your favorite manga and anime! Sounds awesome, huh? I’ve been running around and around working on this crazy rundown of all things Kodansha at the biggest anime convention of the year. So, here ya go!

     

Special Guests!

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Digital-first Manga Sale, Part 2: Saint Young Men + 50 series up to 50% off!

As mentioned last week, Kodansha Comics has published over 100 digital-first series and to help get you into those manga gems in our digital library, we’re hosting our two-fisted Digital-first Manga Sale, where all volumes of selected series are up to 50% off at our digital retail partners: BookWalkercomiXology, Google Play, Kindle, and nook. (Sale ends June 24.) What are “digital-firsts”? • First are the true “digital-firsts”—the ones that com [...]

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Time for manga drama! All of MARS and You’re My Pet now out on comiXology Originals

The return of two all-time romance manga classics! Ready for some ... drama? ComiXology Originals and Kodansha Comics today revive a pair of all-time fan favorites: Fuyumi Soryo's high-school psychodrama MARS, featuring even more twists and turns then you probably remember, and Yayoi Ogawa's You're My Pet (first released as Tramps Like Us, but now back with its original title), fondly remembered for its sharp portrayal of one of the most remarkable female protagonists in manga history. As part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive content, all 15 volumes of MARS and all 14 volumes of You're My Pet feature new covers and are now ava [...]

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Digital-first Manga Sale, Part 1: Ao-chan Can’t Study! + 50 series up to 50% off!

A few years ago when we started releasing digital-first manga series—with the aim of offering an even more diverse and robust library of manga officially in English than what’s available in print—we didn't quite imagine it'd go so well ... or that we'd be up to over 100 digital-first series by now! And while some digital-firsts have since gone on to become available in print, there's still a ton of great reads in our lineup that are only available digitally. To help get you into those series, for the next two weeks, we're hosting our two-fisted Digital-first Manga Sale, where all volumes of selected series are up to 50% off at our digital retail partners: BookWalke [...]

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Kodansha Comics Manga 2 Anime Humble Bundle (Ends 06/24)

Attack on Titan, The Quintessential Quintuplets, Fire Force ... A big new wave of Kodansha Comics manga-turned-anime-powerhouses have been coming out of our pages to your screen! Starting Monday June 10, Kodansha Comics and Humble Bundle team up again to present you our BIGGEST manga bundle yet, Humble Manga Bundle: Manga 2 Anime! That's $1000+ worth of digital manga including  Attack on Titan and its spin-off Read More »

MONOGATARI novels—now available on digital! Get ’em for 50% off, BookWalker exclusive wallpaper & MORE!

Looking for great summer eBook reads? Look no further ... Starting June 5,  NISIOISIN's legendary MONOGATARI novel series from Vertical Inc., featuring beautiful artwork by illustrator VOFAN, is available as eBooks! If you're familiar with the MONOGATARI series from its anime adaptations, and want a great way to get into the original stories, this is the perfect chance. For this week only, the entire "first season" eBooks (that's the first 7 volumes of the series) are debuting at 50% off on our eBook partner platforms: BookWalker, iBooks, Kindle, and Google Play. But hurry! The sale lasts for 1 week only until June [...]

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10 Years of Kodansha Comics—June Spotlight: Hiro Mashima

10 years of Kodansha Comics! The year 2019 marks the 10th anniversary of the first Kodansha Comics manga published in English. Please join us in celebration as we select one classic Kodansha Comics series each month for exclusive content, promotions, and other surprises!  

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