On Sale Date Changes to Shaman King & Spinoff Series

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Kodansha USA Publishing Announces On Sale Date Changes to Shaman King & Spinoff Series

On sale schedule for Shaman King print editions to remain the same

July 27, 2020 — New York, NY — In an effort to give Shaman King the production quality it deserves and its fans the best manga experience, Kodansha USA Publishing regrets to announce a delay in the digital release date. We sincerely apologize for this last-minute hold-up, as we are well aware how excited fans are for this release, but we also know fans will appreciate the final results. Additionally, we will momentarily delay the planned digital August releases of spinoff series Shaman King Zero, [...]

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Add some magic in your life with the Magical Girls Digital Manga Sale! (Ends 7/20)

Save on magical manga including the 2020 Eisner Award-nominated Witch Hat Atelier 

Now more than ever we all could use a bit more magic in our lives! So to help we've decided to spotlight and offer a wonderful sampling of Kodansha Comics Magical Girl manga for up to 50% off! That's right, you too can add a bit of sparkle to your digital manga library with the Eisner Award-nominated fantasy adventure, Witch Hat Atelier, the steam-punk magical girl series Clockwork Planet, the adorable mahou shojo classic Tokyo Mew Mew, and even the anime-inspiring Read More »

Creator Interview: Reiji Miyajima on Rent-A-Girlfriend

Celebrating the print & digital debut of Reiji Miyahima's newest series Rent-A-Girlfriend with a spotlight interview!

Reiji Miyajima's newest Kodansha Comic print & digital debut is Rent-A-Girlfriend – a series that begs the question: You can rent a girlfriend, but can you buy love? A boy rents girl rom-com for the 21st century, Rent-A-Girlfriend follows the romantically hapless Kazuya, as he tries to get over a staggering break-up by enlisting the services of seemingly polite and beautiful Chizuru Mizuhara  to be his rental paramour. But soon Kazuya realizes he bit off more than he could chew with hilariously cute consequences. We asked series mangaka Reiji Miyajima a few questions about his latest series and what ma [...]

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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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Grab some hot deals during the Manga Matsuri Digital Manga Sale! (Ends 8/10)

Beat the heat by staying indoors with tons of manga!

We might not be able to walk the food stalls, or fan ourselves while we look up at the firework-lit sky, but that doesn't mean we can't celebrate summer with an amazing sale on digital manga! That's right we're having our own Manga Matsuri with a fantastic selection of titles you'll want to stock up on to stay cool indoors and read a good book. For a special extended period of time you can save up to 50% off exciting and fun-in-the-sun-themed titles like the featured supernatural epic Fire Force, the hilarious sea-side seinin series Grand Blue Dreaming , the deserted island survival saga Cage of Eden, and even a bit of time traveling summer love with Read More »

[UPDATE] And the Eisner Winner is… Witch Hat Atelier!

[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." 

Kamome Shirahama - Witch Hat Atelier mangaka.

 

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[UPDATE] Shaman King returns completed in English for the first time!

[UPDATE]: To all our fans and friends in manga we wanted to let you know about an important update. Shaman King and its spinoffs will momentarily be delayed. To find out more details please visit our blog post here. We will be sure to update you all once we have more information. Thanks for your understanding & patience.   

Shaman King Returns with ALL 35 Volumes Completed in English for the First Time Ever

July 21, 2020 – New York, NY – Kodansha USA Publishing and comiXology Originals announced today, that after years out of print, Read More »

Creator Interview: suu Morishita talks A Sign of Affection & simulpub debut

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 »

Looking for Fun & Done series? We’ve got the manga reads for you! (Ends 7/13)

Save big on short series with huge stories

Look, we get it, sometimes you don't have the time to jump int that 100+ volume ninja pirate sorcery fantasy manga series. That's ok. If you were looking for engaging and exciting manga stories you could finish in a single evening have we got the selection for you! Right now you can check out the beautiful revisionist fantasy fable Red Riding Hood's Wolf Apprentice, martial arts masterpiece Golosseum, the darkly hilarious Good Dog, Cerberus!, even the sup [...]

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Save on cyberpunk classics in The Ghost in the Shell Universe Sale (Ends 7/6).

Save on stories from The Ghost in the Shell Universe!

We're making it easier than ever to dive into Shirow Masamune's seminal cyberpunk saga The Ghost in the Shell with a special sale encapsulating select titles from the entire universe all up to 50% off, for a limited time. If you've never downloaded into the world of techno crime and enhanced enforcers then you must start at the beginning with The Ghost in the Shellfollowed by the more procedural and enigmatic crime saga of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, and [...]

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

For Immediate Release

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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Fire Force Countdown! Fire Up for Anime Season 2 with Virtual Photo Wall, Autograph Giveaway, Coloring Contest & MORE!


Are You Ready for Fire Force?!

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

So how can you be a [...]

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