Kodansha Comics + RightStuf BIG New Year Sale! 1,100+ titles discounted! Ends 1/31

'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 [...]

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Announcing a new simupub debut! ASHIDAKA -The Iron Hero-

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 monthl [...]

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Announcing: Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card early simulpub debuting 12/26!

For the first time ever, we're releasing the latest chapter of Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card BEFORE Nakayoshi magazine hits newsstands in Japan! The latest installment of Sakura's adventure (Chapter #40) is now available for purchase and download on comiXology and Kindle for only $1.99 a chapter! This new early simulpub technology is the best way to get ahead of the story. It's like reading manga in a time machine! Read More »

Satoshi Kon’s manga Tropic of the Sea and Dream Fossil—now digital!

Two classic manga titles from renowned anime director Satoshi Kon are now available digitally!

Tropic of Sea and Dream Fossil—the manga that kicked off the career of legendary anime director Satoshi Kon—were originally released in print in English in 2013 and 2015 respectively by Vertical—and now for the first time they're available as digital editionst!

Satoshi Kon, known as a director, writer, and animator, debuted as a manga artist early in his career and was a runner-up in the 10th Annual Tetsuya Chiba Awards held by Kodansha's Young Magazine. Best known for his feature animated films like [...]

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Kodansha Comics & Vertical Holiday Gift Guide 2019!

Looking to be a manga Santa this year? Or maybe you’re looking to give yourself a nice treat to curl up with! To help out with your gift-hunting, we here at Kodansha Comics thought of the two most important parts of any present: who's it for and what’s inside? So the following curated selection of manga features information about what you’re getting and who might want to get it! Nothing feels better than checking off those names from the list (... well, besides seeing them open their gift of course!) Happy Holiday gift hunting!

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UPDATE 11/22: Our Anime NYC 2019 recap w/ announcements + VOFAN highlights!

Our Anime NYC Recap Part 1: VOFAN!

This year at Anime NYC, Vertical was proud to welcome renowned Taiwanese artist VOFAN for his first trip to the largest city in America—New York City!  Know as the "Magician of Light from Taiwan," VOFAN has drawn characters for game magazines, light novels, and is best known as the star illustrator of the MONOGATARI series novels written by NISIOISIN. To celebrate the launch of his newly remastered art book, Read More »

UPDATED 11/20: New simulpubs HERO’S and The Ghost in the Shell: The Human Algorithm!

Leave it to scientific advancements to save the day! Thanks to simulpub technology, we're releasing the latest chapters of HERO'S—Hiro Mashima's brand-new all-star manga crossover—and The Ghost in The Shell: The Human Algorithm the same day and time they hit newsstands in Japan! HERO'S Chapter 1-6 are now available for purchase and download on comiXology and Kindle and Read More »

Creator Spotlight: Makoto Shinkai! All digital manga adaptations up to 50% off (ends 1/20)

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 [...]

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New Year Linewide Sale: all 2500+ of our digital volumes up to 50% off!!! Ends 1/20

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 »

Our “Highlights of 2019” Digital Sale! Ends 12/30!

Highlights of 2019 Digital Sale: 20 Kodansha Comics and Vertical digital series up to 50% off! 5 … 4 ... 3 ... 2 ... 1 ... oh snap! Before we say sayonara to 2019, we wanted to relive some of our best memories from the past year ... but so much to choose from, it was tough task! But! We managed to refine it down to 20 series that kinda summed up how special a year it was in '19—with apologies to your favorite series that didn't make the list. And you can relive the memories too (and get into series you've been meaning to get into, natch) with our Highlights of 2019 Digital Sale with up to 50% off all digital volumes from our featured series, at our digital partners BookWalker, Read More »