Did you hear our announcement of MONOGATARI artist VOFAN’s visit to the U.S. during Anime NYC (November 15-17)? To help celebrate this rare appearance by the Taiwanese master illustrator and publication of his forthcoming Colorful Dreams artbook, we're hosting a special MONOGATARI Contest! And guess what?! None other than VOFAN himself will be the judge of the contest! Plus we've got some pretty sweet prizes, courtesy of our friends at Kinokuniya USA [...]
Monthly Archives: January 2020
And the Award Goes to ... ? Last year was a big year for Kodansha Comics manga! Winners of the prestigious Kodansha Manga Awards this year include our Perfect World, The Quintessential Quintuplets, What Did You Eat Yesterday?, and To Your Eternity! And add to that list 2019 Eisner Industry Award Winner Read More »
There’s nothing quite like the start of a new anime season. The hype surrounding new shows, finally getting to hear a cast of talented voice actors come together and best of all (in our biased opinion) seeing your favorite manga come to life! This season, three of our hit titles are making their way to the small screen, and we couldn’t be more proud. They grow up so fast! To celebrate, we’ll be offering discounts of up to 50% on a trio of new manga-to-anime titles this week: Drifting Dragons, In/Spectre and digital newcomer Read More »
Anime auteur Makoto Shinkai (of Your Name fame) has made headlines again with his new film Weathering With You, the manga adaptation of which has recently been licensed by Vertical. And with the North American movie premiere coming January 15-16, we thought we’d celebrate with a sale! So now through January 20, each of our excellent Makoto Shinkai manga adaptations—5 Centimeters per Second, Voices [...]
Happy 2020 from Kodansha Comics and Vertical! The Seven Deadly Sins are having a snowball fight, Chi is decorating his sweet home, the knights of Rayearth are silent and all of the MONOGATARI’s are having a holiday party ... It's 2020! Time to catch up on your favorite manga series! Yes, you’re seeing this clearly! To celebrate a decade of manga, Kodansha Comics and Vertical are pulling out all the stops and putting (almost) every single digital book we publish up to 50% offRead More »
'Twas a magical 2019 for us at Kodansha Comics (and not just because of titles like Sailor Moon Eternal Edition and Cardcaptor Sakura Collector's Edition). We’ve had a blast celebrating our 10th Anniversary, and we’d like to thank all of you for joining us in this journey! We couldn’t have done it without YOU! A big shout out to our friends at RightStuf for being the rootinest, tootinest, distributinest partne [...]
Kodansha Comics is proud to announce the debut of a brand-new science-fiction shonen action manga: ASHIDAKA -The Iron Hero- by Ryo Sumiyoshi! It's now available for digital download the same second as it comes out in Japan! Chapter 1 (which clocks in at a fulsome 60+ pages) is now available for purchase and download for only $1.99 on comiXology and Kindle, and each following monthly chapter will also follow this simultaneous release pattern!