As you may have heard, Anime NYC, one of our favorite conventions in the Big Apple has moved online this year. Which means, we get to nerd-out alongside thousands of fans directly from our homes! So, mark your calendars for November 17-20, to tactically plan out a few days to enjoy the fandom celebration festivities!
All Eyes on Kodansha Comics x Yen Press Showdown Rematch!
The autumn has arrived in the Big Apple! That means it's time for our annual party with manga fans! But this year, we're doing it a little differently to make it extra special & social distancing-friendly too!This year at New York Comic Con x MCM Comic Con Metaverse, we're cerebrating the award-winning magical manga, Witch Hat Atelier as well as the new Harvey's hall-of-famer and the godfather of manga, Osamu Tezuka!
Are you curious if you have been selected as one of the lucky winners to get a spot on Hiro Mashima Global Virtual Autograph Session? Join the event on livestream on October 17 at 7am ET / 4am PT on Shonen Magazine Official YouTube Channel!
[UPDATE]: After news of the Eisner Award win reached Kamome Shirahama, she drafted a special note she wanted to share with fans and supporters of Witch Hat Atelier:
"I was surprised to hear the news! It is my great pleasure to receive this honorable award, and I can't express enough gratitude to the readers who always root for my work, and to the many people who support me.
Thanks to all of you, I am able to challenge myself and to express myself in a variety of ways with confidence. I'll continue to keep my original intentions in mind and devote myself to creation. I look forward to bringing more to you, and I hope you enjoy my work."
Can't wait until the new season of Fire Force anime to start? Oh yes, we know how you feel! Fire Force anime Season 2 is starting on July 3 at 12:55pm CT / 10:55am PT on Funimation & Crunchyroll, and there's no doubt that it is going to be the HOTTEST anime this summer!
That's why, for the next 10 days, we'll be counting days (literally!) and uniting the fans to celebrate our favorite heroes in uniforms with a special event called Fire Force Countdown!
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 [...]
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 »
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!Our November Spotlight is on the critically acclaimed manga team CLAMP and their expansive interconnected world including series like Read More »
The Colossal Titan Breaches NYC! If you're in New York City the month of November, believe your eyes! You will find a massive Attack on Titan mural produced by Colossal Media near Madison Square Garden, on 31st Street between 7th and 8th Avenues.And to celebrate it, Kodansha Comics—along with our pals at Anime NYC, Funimation, and Kinokuniya—will be hosting a photo contest from earlyNovember [...]