Throwback Thursday: Your Lie in April $0.99 Volume 1 + all remaining volumes over 50% off! (ends 4/24)

10 years of Kodansha Comics!  The year 2019 marks the 10th anniversary of the first Kodansha Comics manga published in English. To highlight some of the best manga from the past decade, every week on Thursdays–– and for one week only, we'll bring you a special deal called Throwback Thursday Sale where volume 1 of a selected title is ONLY 99-cent + all remaining volumes o [...]

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Spring 2019 Manga to Anime Sale! Featuring Attack on Titan & MORE series up to 50% off on digital!

Get ready for some action, because the Spring 2019 anime season is about to kick off, and that means Kodansha Comics powerhouse series will be back on the air, along with up-and-coming series debuting as new anime! To showcase those manga-series-turned-anime-premieres this spring, this week we’re having another Manga to Anime Sale, with all digital volumes of this season's must-read manga-to-anime titles up to 50% off at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook. (Sale ends April 15.) 

~ Spring 2019 Manga to Anime Sale  ~ April 9-15 Click on the link to read Chapter 1 for FREE!

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Digital-first announcement: Hikaru Nakamura’s Saint Young Men debuts April 23

“Digital-first” debuts are back—and this April will see the debut of one of the most talked-about and highly anticipated manga of recent years, Hikaru Nakamura’s Saint Young Men. Nakamura’s sly comedy documents the everyday life of two not-so-ordinary young men sharing an apartment in modern-day Tokyo: Jesus Christ and Gautama Buddha. Long rumored for an official English-language release, the wait is now over: Saint Young Men is finally here in English.

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Spring Break Sale! Are You Lost? +15 series up to 50% off on digital!

SPRING BREAK! Exotic country? Remote island? Or a plain old staycation in your living room ... a good manga could be your best buddy during your getaway! That's why, for this week only, we've picked out manga with awesome travel destinations, and put them on 50% off discount during the Spring Break Sale at our digital retail partners:  BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kindle, and nook! (Sale ends April 8.

~ Spring Break Sale  ~ April 2-8 Click on the link to read Chapter 1 for FREE!

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Manga to Anime Sale: Winter 2019 Season Finales! Domestic Girlfriend and MORE up to 50% off

Spring is right around that corner, which also means  winter—and the winter anime season—is coming to an end! Especially this season, we had lots of new fan-favorite anime that were originally based on manga from Kodansha Comics. To help you recap them all—and to read ahead from where the anime season left off—this week only we're holding our Winter 2019 Anime Season Finale Sale, where all the digital volumes of those "manga to anime" series are up to 50% off at all of our digital retail partners:  BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kindle, and nook! (Sale ends April 1.)

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Fall 2019 New Licensing Announcements from Kodansha Comics + Vertical

Let's get right down to it: this Wednesday March 13, Kodansha Comics and Vertical Inc. are bringing you a fresh batch of announcements of the newly licensed titles for Fall 2019. Even better, you don’t have to go anywhere to get the scoop, because this time we’ll be breaking the news right here on KodanshaComics.com and our social media channels!

So tune in by following us on Twitter, going to our Facebook event page, or just checking back on this page on Wednesday, March 13 at Noon Pacific Time.

  ... and here's the new licensing announcements for Fall 2019!

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Announcing: March 2019 digital-first debuts (and two for April)!

“Digital-first” debuts are back! And with spring in the air (not that far off!), we've more romance-oriented goodness, including a new lower-priced format for those of ya looking for walks on josei's wilder side ... Our “digital-firsts” have gotten the jump on everything from the new-and-improved translation of Battle Angel Alita to new volumes of never-finished classics like BECK to the first appearance of current hits like Read More »

Drift into this: Initial D Volumes 1-38 now on out on comiXology Originals

Relive the legend of how Tak Fujiwara went from tofu delivery boy to street-racing god Yep, the rumors are true: Initial D is back—and it's gone beyond! First published by Tokypop in the early 00s, the English translation was never completed. Now, not only are Kodansha Comics and our pals at comiXology Originals digitally reissuing all 33 volumes previously released by Tokyopop, we're going beyond to complete the whole freakin' 48-volume run for the very first time! As of today Volumes 1-38 of Initial D, Shuichi's Shigeno's all-time classic of Japanese street racing, are [...]

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Blast from the past! Resurrection Sale! Princess Resurrection + 20 digital series up to 50% off!

BLAST FROM THE PAST! What's your favorite manga from back in the day? The legends of manga are legion, but due to the ups-and-downs and unavoidable realities of print publishing, some all-time classic series have gone out of print or have been otherwise unavailable for years 😱 Enter Kodansha Comics digital editions: we've been resurrecting a slew of classic series as part of our digital-first lineup—and in some cases continuing series like BECK that never concluded in English translation—so that you and new generations of manga fans can dig deep into one of the richest manga catalogs around. And to showcase those titles this week, we're hosting our Resurrection Sale, with 20+ "blast from the past" manga series discounted up to 50% off  at all of our digital retail partners: BookWal [...]

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We’re hiring a Contract Production Designer

Contract Production Designer Project based, remote OK.   We need help with taking existing PSD template files and generating full sets of digital banners for Marketing & Social channels. We seek a creative professional experienced with production tasks.   Initially, projects will be provided with initial art direction to follow. Later, opportunities to lead campaign design does exist – let’s discuss if interested.   For this role, experience with these Photoshop features will be really helpful:
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