Category Archives: Press Release

All-you-can-read Kodansha Comics & VERTICAL manga on izneo

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More Than 400 Kodansha Comics’ Manga Joins The izneo Premium Subscription Scheme

June 25, 2020 — Paris, France / New York, NY – 3 months after the arrival of Kodansha comics in its catalog, izneo, the global online comics platform offering Comic books, European Comics, Mangas and Webtoons, is proud to announce that more than 400 manga titles will join the 1800 digital comics already available in the izneo Premium subscription scheme. The reader community will discover unmissable shonen series like Attack on Titan, Battle Angel Alita, FAIRY TAIL, LDK, The Seven Deadly Sins, Space Brothers, UQ Holder and a lot more. Shojo fans will also be fulfilled by (re)discovering best-s [...]

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The Drops of God Volumes 12-22 debut in English for the first time ever!

The Drops of God Volumes 12-22 Digitally Available Today

in English for the First Time from ComiXology Originals

May 6, 2020—New York, NY—Today, comiXology and Kodansha Comics released volumes 12-22 of the international bestseller The Drops of God manga series in English for the first time. These eleven volumes join the previously released volumes 1-11 and can be read digitally as part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive cont [...]

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On Sale Date Changes to Select Kodansha USA Publishing Titles

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Kodansha USA Publishing Announces On Sale Date Changes for Select Spring / Summer 2020 Print Titles

Digital on sale dates to remain the same

  April 3, 2020 — New York, NY — Kodansha USA Publishing, which includes both the Kodansha Comics and VERTICAL publishing imprints, has made the decision to shift on sale dates for many of its spring and summer 2020 print titles to later in the year, following careful consideration of the global health crisis and related book retail and distribution disruptions. This decision was not made lightly and Kodansha USA Publishing continues to strive to support its physical retail partners as best it can during this challenging time for the industry. All [...]

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Kodansha Comics & VERTICAL Debut on izneo

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Kodansha USA Publishing Announces New Partnership with European Digital Comics, BD & Manga Platform izneo

Over 2000 fan-favorite manga titles like Attack on Titan, The Ghost in the Shell, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal Edition, & more available now to purchase & read digitally

March 27, 2020 — New York, NY — Today Kodansha USA Publishing, purveyors of some of the world’s most recognized manga properties, and izneo, a global online comics platform offering Comic books, European Comics, Mangas and Webtoons, announced a new partnership to distribute Kodansha Comics & VERTICAL’s digital manga catalog of over 2000 English language titles. Now new and lo [...]

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Attack on Titan x Humble Bundle: Pay what you want for $500+ of digital manga

With sensational art style and riveting story set in a world of man-eating Titans threatening humankind, Hajime Isayama’s dark fantasy Attack on Titan has touched a nerve in our own time of historical uncertainty—and its popularity has only grown with the hit anime now on the cusp of Season 3 ... but the story doesn’t stop there!

Starting Wednesday January 17 Kodansha Comics and Humble Bundle team up once again to present you our most ambitious manga bundle yet: the Read More »

New Romance Manga: 3 digital debut titles

Kodansha Comics announced today a trio of new shojo manga series—including brand-new works by the creators of past hit series—to add to its growing list of digital-first manga releases.

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New digital manga for Valentine’s Day: Akiko Higashimura’s Tokyo Tarareba Girls, Chihayafuru, and A Springtime with Ninjas

2017 marches on with more digital manga debuts! (See last month's big announcement.)

On February 14th, rising manga star Akiko Higashimura follows up her best-selling Princess Jellyfish with the hilarious Tokyo Tarareba Girls, where Higashimura once again sharpens her razor wit on the lives of young women in the big city. This time she hones in on one single thirtysomething and her dystopian dating problems—”One day I woke up and I was 33”—just in time for Valentine’s Day!

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