Monthly Archives: December 2019

Announcing: Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card early simulpub debuting 12/26!

For the first time ever, we're releasing the latest chapter of Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card BEFORE Nakayoshi magazine hits newsstands in Japan! The latest installment of Sakura's adventure (Chapter #40) is now available for purchase and download on comiXology and Kindle for only $1.99 a chapter! This new early simulpub technology is the best way to get ahead of the story. It's like reading manga in a time machine! Read More »

Our “Highlights of 2019” Digital Sale! Ends 12/30!

Highlights of 2019 Digital Sale: 20 Kodansha Comics and Vertical digital series up to 50% off! 5 … 4 ... 3 ... 2 ... 1 ... oh snap! Before we say sayonara to 2019, we wanted to relive some of our best memories from the past year ... but so much to choose from, it was tough task! But! We managed to refine it down to 20 series that kinda summed up how special a year it was in '19—with apologies to your favorite series that didn't make the list. And you can relive the memories too (and get into series you've been meaning to get into, natch) with our Highlights of 2019 Digital Sale with up to 50% off all digital volumes from our featured series, at our digital partners BookWalker, Read More »

Satoshi Kon’s manga Tropic of the Sea and Dream Fossil—now digital!

Two classic manga titles from renowned anime director Satoshi Kon are now available digitally!

Tropic of Sea and Dream Fossil—the manga that kicked off the career of legendary anime director Satoshi Kon—were originally released in print in English in 2013 and 2015 respectively by Vertical—and now for the first time they're available as digital editionst!

Satoshi Kon, known as a director, writer, and animator, debuted as a manga artist early in his career and was a runner-up in the 10th Annual Tetsuya Chiba Awards held by Kodansha's Young Magazine. Best known for his feature animated films like [...]

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Kodansha Comics & Vertical Holiday Gift Guide 2019!

Looking to be a manga Santa this year? Or maybe you’re looking to give yourself a nice treat to curl up with! To help out with your gift-hunting, we here at Kodansha Comics thought of the two most important parts of any present: who's it for and what’s inside? So the following curated selection of manga features information about what you’re getting and who might want to get it! Nothing feels better than checking off those names from the list (... well, besides seeing them open their gift of course!) Happy Holiday gift hunting!

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10 Years of Kodansha Comics—December Spotlight: Attack on Titan

10 years of Kodansha Comics! The year 2019 marked the 10th anniversary of the first Kodansha Comic published in English! Thank you for celebrating with us all year long as we head into the next exciting decade. Our December Spotlight needs no introduction, and we’re sure many of you have already guessed which major series was yet to be featured. Without further ado, we’re thrilled to feature Hajime Isayama’s worldwide sensation Read More »

Attack on Titan Digital Sale! Main series and all spinoffs up to 50% off! (ends 12/9)

Don’t miss your chance to survey some of these amazing deals on our biggest, baddest megahit—Attack on Titan and its related materials! Approved by Marco Bott, all of our digital series related to Attack on Titan are on sale! From now until December 9th, get up to 50% off on Attack on Titan and its spinoff series at all of our digital retail partners: Apple Books, BookWalker, Read More »