Kodansha Comics Gift Guide Part 2: If you liked ___, then check out ___!

Kodansha Comics Gift Guide Part 2: If You Liked ___, Try ___! There’s nothing like discovering a manga series that swiftly earns its place on your list of favorites. So when a series like that comes to an end, reading that last volume can be bittersweet and, when it’s all over, can make you think: So what am I supposed to read now?! If you’re like us and shed a tear at that last chapter of Fairy Tail or Princess Jellyfish, or if you’re—or someone you know is— looking to find a new series to add to your list of favorites, this week’s installment of our Read More »

Fall 2018 Manga to Anime Guide: #KCAnimeClub

The weather’s getting colder, and there’s a whole new line up of Fall anime just waiting to be watched—including a few of your favorite Kodansha Comics manga-turned-anime! So grab a blanket, a copy of your favorite manga, and get comfortable and  ready to fill up your queue with this season’s list of KC Manga-to-Anime you should be watching now (if you haven’t started already!):

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Kodansha Comics Gift Guide for 2018 Holiday Season!

Kodansha Comics Gift Guide for 2018 Holiday Season! The holidays are right around the corner, which means it's the perfect time for manga gift-giving! But with so many series to choose from, it can be hard to figure out where to start. But never fear—the Kodansha Comics Holiday Gift Guide is here! Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift for your manga loving friends and family—or to discover a new series for yourself—we’ve got you covered with curated selections to help you find the perfect series for everyone on your list!

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Kodansha Comics Gift Guide Part 1: Black Friday Buying Guide

Kodansha Comics Gift Guide Part 1: Black Friday Buying Guide If you’re looking to save big bucks this Black Friday on the latest and greatest manga sets, we’ve got you covered. From extravagant collector’s editions to limited edition box sets of your favorite classic series, whether you’re looking to complete your own manga collection, or to find a great set to gift someone special, you won’t want to miss stacking up on our top picks for Black Friday buys. Akira 35th Anniversary Box Set Read More »

KC 4 ALL SALE: Debuting Good Dog, Cerberus! + 15 manga for all ages

KC 4 ALL: Manga for all ages! As we've announced at AnimeNYC 2018, Kodansha Comics is launching a new campaign called KC 4 ALL starting November 20, where we’ll be releasing 4 new and unique digital-first manga that we’d recommend to readers of any age—because they are too funny, too epic, and just too good! (See the full roster below.)

To kick off the campaign, we've handpicked 16 manga series for just anybody who loves comics and put them on discount up to 50% off during the KC 4 ALL Sale at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalker, Read More »

Digital-first Manga Sale! Quintessential Quintuplets + 100 series up to 50% off! (ends 11/12)

Celebrating 100+ series of Digital-first manga! For the past year, Kodansha Comics has launched dozens of new digital-first manga series, offering an even more diverse and robust library of manga officially in English than what’s available in print. Now that we've released 100+ digital-first series, it's time to celebrate with a HUGE Digital-first Manga Sale with 800+ volumes of manga on sale up to 50% off! This is your perfect chance to go digital and catch up on what’s going on! Questions?—check out our Digital-first manga page to see what’s in store! Why “digital-first”? • Because some of these series are now—or soon will be—available in print as well, such as Read More »

Announcing: November 2018 digital-first debuts!

Autumn's here, and we're keepin' ourselves warm working hard on releasing at least one new "digital-first" manga series every week. In the month of November, we are kicking off 4 new manga series, with childhood-crush romance, an RPG series with a twist, and a couple of unique manga for all ages!  Kodansha Comics’s digital-first manga releases are part of an exciting new initiative begun last year to put a greater diversity of manga series into the market. This month’s series debuts will be available at all of Kodansha Comics’s partner digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kobo, MyAnimeList, and nook:

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Kodansha Comics Gift Guide Part 3: With Manga from Me to You

Kodansha Comics Gift Guide Part 3: With Manga from Me to You One of the best things about manga is the community it creates: how it brings people together and allows you to bond with and make new friendships that last a lifetime, all the while giving you something to talk about that you’re incredible passionate about. When working in manga, however, it’s not often that we get to speak face-to-face with our readers about our favorite series, so our third, and final, part of our Gift Guide is dedicated to all the amazing Kodansha Comics fans, and is a gift from us to you—our personal favorite staff picks! If you haven’t checked these series out already, we hope we can help yo [...]

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“Other Worlds” Manga Sale! Alicia’s Diet Quest digital debut +15 fantasy series up to 50% off on digital

Welcome to "The Other World!" Isekai means "the other world" in Japanese. And thanks to recent hits like That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, and the fact everyone more or less wonders what's it like to be transported to the world of fantasy, it's been a manga genre on the rise! This week take a trip to the Other Worlds of manga—isekai and beyond— with the "Other Worlds" Manga Sale with 15+ fantasy series at 50% off discount on all of our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, iBooks, Kindle, MyAnimeList, and nook. (Sale ends November 19.)   Th-that's no [...]

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Announcements from AnimeNYC 2018!

UPDATE — November 17!

Kodansha Comics and Vertical Comics made some new licensing announcements today at our industry panel! KC 4 ALL: Manga for all ages Kodansha Comics is launching a new campaign called KC 4 ALL starting November 20, where we’ll be releasing 4 new and unique digital-first manga that we’d like to recommend to the audience of any age. Debuts November 20! Good Dog, Cerberus! by Moha Arimura Cerberus—the guard dog of the underworld—is a clumsy puppy who can’t do his job. Alth [...]

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