Category Archives: Manga New Licensing Announcement

Fine wine, fine manga: The Drops of God Volumes 1-11 now out from comiXology Originals!

The word's greatest wine manga continues! Kodansha Comics and ComiXology Originals are pleased to announce they're completing the internationally renowned wine manga The Drops of God in English for the very first time. Volumes 1-11 debut October 14 and can be read digitally as part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive content—available for purchase only on Kind [...]

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More MONOGATARI ebooks now available! 9 more titles added October 8

Last June, we announced 6 novels from NISIOISIN’s legendary MONOGATARI series from Vertical  (and featuring the awe-inspiring cover art and illustrations of Taiwanese illustrator VOFAN) were finally available as ebooks. And now we're here to announce we've got 9 more MONOGATARI novels available as ebooks starting today October 8! You can buy them from our digital retail partners Apple Books, BookWalker, Google Play, Kindle, and Kobo! If you know the MONOGATARI series from its anime, this is the one true way to dive deep into the original stories of the peculiar [...]

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The epic team-up between NISIOISIN and Oh!great—BAKEMONOGATARI—is here! Volume 1 on sale October 1!

The ultimate writer-artist manga team-up is finally here—with Vertical's highly anticipated release of the BAKEMONOGATARI manga by Japan's #1 literary phenom NISIOISIN and manga giant Oh!great! Volume 1 goes on sale October 1 and represents a unique collaboration by the legendary novelist of the MONOGATARI series and the lauded artist of Air Gear and Tenjo Tenge. One of the most exciting young novelists in Japan today, NISIOISIN is best known in the West for his literary adaptation of the Death Note manga and his bestsellin [...]

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Digital-first debuts for September/October: Fairy Tail and Cells at Work spinoffs!

What's goin' on here?! Happy starring in his own series at last? Lucy now a ... policewoman?! Those industrious erythroblasts in your body ... slacking off? And the Squad Leader of the Killer T Cells looking for a personality makeover?! Not a dream! Not an alternate reality (well, maybe)! With the recent debuts of Fairy Tail: 100 Years Quest and Cells at Work! Code Black, just last week, it does seem like there's no better time to dive yet even deeper into some of your favorite fantasy-manga series! That's right, for our digital-first debuts in September/October we've got a new Fairy Tail or Cells [...]

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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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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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Bootsleg: Free Chapter 1 of the new manga from the creator of Yozakura Quartet!

Read this new manga from Suzuhito Yasuda, creator of Yozakura Quartet, the same day it comes out in Japan!  Here's something cool. Suzuhito Yasuda, the wildly imaginative creator of fan-fave Yozakura Quartet, just launched a brand-new manga series in Japan called Bootsleg—today! And because we're a swell bunch of people, we're super-excited to give you a sneak peek of it on the same day it debuts in Japan — in English! So here it is, the full Chapter 1 for the very first time! Read on ...  [reader chapter_id="28546"]

Well, that was crazy and beautiful, wasn't it?  Stay tuned for more Bootsleg updates on KodanshaComics.com! 

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