On October 17, superstar manga creator Hiro Mashima (FAIRY TAIL, EDENS ZERO, RAVE MASTER), along with Weekly Shonen Magazine in Japan, will host an exclusive global virtual autograph session! During this session, 80 lucky fans from North America (US & Canada), China, Read More »
This summer where do you think you'll find the most fun? Stuck the sand? Swimming the surf? Tanning under the sun? Think again! It's with the VERTICAL Hot Picks digital manga sale! That's right for an extended period of time you can take up to 50% on a number of VERTICAL fan-favorites and critically acclaimed manga!Take advantage of this great summer sale to sample select digital manga at a price that won't sink your wallet - including the tsundere romantic comedy – and soon to be an anime – Don't Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro, or the Tsutomu Nihei sci-fi epics APOSIMZ, Read More »
A Sign of Affection is now available same-day-as-Japan! Print edition coming spring 2021!
A Sign of Affection is the beautiful story by suu Morita about the blooming relationship between Yuki, a typical college student who loves her friends and cute things, is Deaf, but can communicates to the world via sign language and technology, and Itsuomi a handsome, world-curious and jet-setting student at the same school. After a chance encounter both Yuki and Itsuomi's lives become intertwined, expanding, not only their world, and but also their hearts. Kodansha Comics announced that starting Tuesday, 7/21, A Sign of Affection will debut chapters same-day-as-Japan via Amazon Kindle, BookWalker, Read More »
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!
My my my, what a selection of amazing series we have lined-up for this very special digital manga sale – My Love Was a Manga One Spring! Featuring some of Kodansha Comics' funniest, shmoopiest, and steamiest series all in one sale that will keep your heart and wallet full. It's so easy to fall in love with the cute opposites attract saga of Hitorijime My Hero, the black-hearted romance of Can You Just Die, My Darkling?, the spicy office space power play of My Boss's [...]
Watched the anime? Read the Manga? NOW read the novel!
Did you know that some of your favorite manga and anime series began as novels? And did you also know some of those favorite series spun-off or shared amazing side-stories through the novel format? Oh you didn't know? Glad you asked somebody! This month we at Kodansha USA Publishing wanted to share some outstanding literary works that expand and give you a deeper look at fan-favorite series like Attack on Titan, The Seven Deadly Sins and Your Lie in April. Check out some of our favorites spotlighted below and a full list of other novels that will let you dive even deeper into some of your favorite manga st [...]
Kodansha USA Publishing Reveals Summer & Fall 2020 Debuting Print Titles
Titles include Codename: Sailor V Eternal Edition, Mashima HERO’s, The Ghost in the Shell: The Human Algorithm, & more!
March 18, 2020 — New York, NY — Today, Kodansha USA Publishing revealed details of their lineup of print Kodansha Comics and VERTICAL releases from June 2020 to January 2021, as distributed by Penguin Random House.Kodansha Comics
Codename: Sailor V Eternal Edition
The Ghost in the Shell: The Human Algorithm Volumes 1 & 2
Have you ever held a secret in your heart? One so deep it was almost like it was being held by another you? You're not alone! Whether it's heroes or villains, all the protagonists in the Double Life Digital Manga Sale lead dual lives that force them to keep secrets - sometimes for good and sometimes for EVIL! Now you can follow the secret lives of heroes struggling to keep their powers hidden like in Gleipnir or Inuyashiki, lovers looking to keep their crushes and interests quiet like in Lovesick Ellie or Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku, Read More »