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Books-A-Million Buy One Get One 50% Off Sale (ends 6/18)

Got a Books-A-Million or 2nd and Charles store near you? Then you’re in luck! Visit between now and Father’s Day (that’s June 17, call your Dad) and buy a selected Kodansha Comics book to get 50% off a second! Find your nearest participating store here

Books-A-Million or 2nd and Charles Buy One Get One 50% Off Sale Ends June 17

Again!!, volumes 1-2 A Silent Voice, volumes 1-2 Attack on Titan, volumes 1-6 Cardcaptor Sakura: C [...]

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Romance is in the air: digital manga up to 50% off thru Feb 19!

What kind of love are you looking for?  Romance season is ON! Looking for that special someone? Trying to plan a surprise for your sweetie? Or maybe you're just looking for something more than plain ol' "romance" per se ... Hey, why don't you get a clue from some manga ;)  Starting February 6, Kodansha Comics is offering a whopping 67 romantic manga from all genres for up to 50% off at all of our digital-partner platforms: Read More »

Crunchyroll Anime Awards: Kodansha Comics Nominees

Vote for Kodansha Comics! 

There were so many amazing anime based on Kodansha Comics in 2017. In fact, some of those series (8, to be precise) are runners-up for this year's Crunchyroll Anime Awards. Whether you're a fan of the manga or the anime, your vote matters and counts towards the glory! So let's get together and root for these nominees! 

 

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“Bundle Up” for Winter Sale! New digital manga bundles

Keep yourself warm with these digital manga bundles! 

Brrrr ... It's COLD outside! There's never been a more perfect time to stay cozy indoors and catch up on some manga!

Starting January 9, Kodansha Comics has launched 17 new digital manga bundles (all completed series or a anime-season equivalent) on comiXology!

That means: you can now binge-read a full manga series, for around 30% [...]

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Kodansha Comics Gift Guide 2017 Part 2: Coming Soon to a Bookshelf Near You

Kodansha Comics Gift Guide 2017

Are  you  looking  for  the  perfect  gift  for  your  manga  loving  friends  and  family  this  holiday  season? Or perhaps you’re looking for the perfect series for someone who’s new to manga? With so many series to choose  from –from  shonen  to  shojo,  from  action-packed  series  to  drama-driven  ones,  from  series  for younger  readers  to  the  experienced fan –it  can  be hard to  choose  just  one  title  in  what  seems  like  an overwhelming sea of stories.

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Manga Vacation Week #2: new 99-cent digital volume 1s this week Dec 27-Jan 3!

Have a Nice Manga Vacation!

This week, we're offering Fairy Tail, Parasyte, and other classic Kodansha Comics digital volume 1s for only 99 cents! But hurry! This offer lasts December 27 through January 3 at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalkercomiXology, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook. Where do you want to go for your manga vacation?

What's on Sale This Week (Dec [...]

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Kodansha Comics Gift Guide Part 5: Growing Up with Manga

Kodansha Comics Gift Guide

Are you looking for the perfect gift for your manga loving friends and family? It can be hard to choose in a sea of series, but this year we’ve got you covered with curated selections for everyone on your list!

 

Part V: Growing Up with Manga

There’s a certain type of manga craving we’ve come to notice from fans and friends alike. It’s not the desire for a tearjerker, per se, but it definitely involves wanting to connect deeply to feelings both positive and negative. It seems dismissive to call them “fans of the feels,” but that’s part of why people always return to moving and challenging stories about growing up. Here are some our best coming of age stories, from th [...]

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Creator Spotlight: Yoshitoki Oima (A Silent Voice)

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A Silent Voice is this year’s Eisner Award nominee from Kodansha Comics. It’s the story of boy meets girl … except its main focus is on how difficult it is for one person to communicate with another, especially if that other person can’t hear you. A Silent Voice came to its conclusion with the release of the final volume (Volume 7), which went on sale May 31.

Within those seven volumes you’ll find real-life drama so painful and heartwarming, you can’t keep your eyes off it. What’s the secret of A Silent Voice’s acclaim? Find out for yourself!Read More »

Interview: Yoshitoki Oima on A Silent Voice

Interview by Misaki C. Kido

Yoshitoki Oima was only eighteen years old when she first started work on A Silent Voice. Most would-be mangaka aspire to going pro around that age, but what made Oima special was that she had a full story already in mind and the determination to tell it to the world. What led her to make that manga? Here, the creator of the Eisner-nominated manga series reveals her innermost thoughts for the first time. 

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About Yoshitoki Oima
Born in Gifu Prefecture, Japan in 1989. In 2008, a pilot manga of Read More »