From the hilarious hijinks to the heart-wrenching battles, Raiku Makoto's Animal Land has painted a wondrous and fearsome world of humans and animals … along with chimeras and clones! As this story draws to a close in its final Volume 14 on October 30, we'd like to share the special moment with you with the Animal Land Final Volume Celebration!The biggest Animal Land Digital Sale EVER! Starting October 23, for the week leading up with the release of the final volume, we are offering the best deal ever yet on Animal Land Read More »
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Boarding School Juliet, and final season of Fairy Tail ... This fall, there are a bunch of new and exciting anime based on Kodansha Comics! You want to know what these stories are about? Or you just can't wait to find out what happens next before the next episodes comes out? Then you know what to do—check out the manga! To showcase those series that's currently (and recently) airing as anime, this week, we're having Manga to Anime Sale all digital volumes of selected must-read manga-to-anime titles are up to 50% off at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalker, Read More »
You might recognize the name Rin Mikimoto from Kiss Me at the Stroke of Midnight andLoves' Reach—she's one of the hottest up-and-coming shojo manga artists from Kodansha Comics right now! With every manga she's created, her charming characters come alive in gorgeous illustrations and quirky humor, and you just can't stop rooting for them! To celebrate the digital debut of her new work, Kira-Kun Today, this week we're hostingthe Rin Mikimoto Creator Spotlight Sale and putting all volumes of her works o [...]
Harold Sakuishi, legendary manga creator of BECK and Seven Shakespeares is coming to New York Comic Con 2018 October 4-7, and also receiving the International Spotlight Award from the Harvey Awards this year! And to celebrate his rare Stateside appearance, this week we're hosting the Harold Sakuishi Creator Spotlight Sale together with our buds at comiXology a [...]
More debuts for fall! The campaign continues as we launch at least one new “digital-first”manga series every week, and this month we kick off 6 new manga series, with desert-island survival tactics, a couple of next-door-neighbor romances, vengeance through time, a royal resurrection, and a powerful dose of musical magic—all for October! 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:
Hmm, maybe manga doesn't quite have the same fetish for uniforms as certain other comicbook genres, but we know manga readers still love a cool hero in uniform! To celebrate our heroes in fictional and real life (and maybe just some peeps in cool outfits), this week, we've picked up 20+ manga series featuring Heroes in Uniform and put them on 50% off discount at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook. (Sale ends October 1.)
~ Heroes in Uniform Sale ~ September 25 ~ October 1 Click on the link to read Chapter 1 for FREE!
Read More »
UPDATE — October 6!Hey! We just made some cool announcements yesterday at our industry panel— where, besides the new licensing announcements recapped below, we had a special guest from Japan, Yohei Takami, the editor-in-chief of Monthly Shonen Magazine and founding editor of Noragami, to talk about his experience of working with Harold Sakuishi, who received this year's International Spotlight Award at the Harvey Awards for his groundbreaking music manga BECK. Digital-first announcements
Summer—which means the summer anime season—is about to end! 😱 We here at Kodansha Comics hope you've been enjoying watching anime like Cells at Work! and Attack on Titan each and every week like we do! To recap some of the best episodes, this week we're putting all the manga that became hit anime on discount (so you can binge read!) during this week's Summer 2018 Anime Season Finale Sale! The digital volumes of the following series (see below) are up to 50% off at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, MyAnimeList, a [...]
Hiro Mashima, creator of Fairy Tail and EDENS ZERO, just dropped some exciting news for his fans around the world! To celebrate the release of EDENS ZERO Volume 1 in Japan—and in the rest of the world—we here at Kodansha are kicking off the EDENS ZERO Global Campaign, where fans from Japan, France, Korea, Thailand, and the United States can get a set of EDENS ZERO pins with unique national designs for each region! For more details on this campaign, check out this website.
Read More »
Hey! Don't you think you deserve a little surprise gift or two for being a royal loyal fan of manga and anime? Here's what you can do: This month, you can sign up for Loot Anime Fierce Crate and get exclusive merch of this season's fan-favorite anime Cells at Work! (anime as seen on Crunchyroll) and Ajin: Demi-Human (as seen on Netflix)!