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Announcements from New York Comic Con 2018!

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

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Battle Angel Alita Digital Debut + Sale: volumes 1s for 99¢

20th Century Fox just revealed a new trailer of Alita: Battle Angel at San Diego Comic Con 2018! Looking at the trailer, we see a lots of traces of Yukito Kishiro's original manga, Battle Angel Alita. Will the entire movie hold up to its source material? The motion picture starring Rosa Salazar, directed by Robert Rodriguez, and produced by James Cameron, is set to be released December 2018. 

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Announcements from San Diego Comic Con (July 19-22)!

Psssst! Going to San Diego Comic Con July 19-22?  We're going to have some exciting new announcements for Battle Angel Alita and The Ghost in the Shell—as well as other new licensing announcements for 2018 and beyond!. Plus, join the Q&A for a chance to win special giveaway items! So come check out the Kodansha Comics panel on Saturday July 21, 2018 at 11:30am-12:30pm in Room 8! "Do I have to be there?" For giveaways and fun—yes! But for the info, just check back here at kodanshacomics.com for breaking updates on our panel announcements!

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Battle Angel Alita x The Ghost in the Shell: classic manga in ONE bundle!

Battle Angel Alita and The Ghost in the Shell are some of the best know manga from Kodansha Comics. Maybe you recognize these titles from the the classic anime—or maybe from the hype around the new live-action movies. But maybe it's time to go back to the source? If you haven't got around to checking out the manga until now, consider yourself in luck, cos that means you've got some awesome reads ahead of you! Not only that, for this week only, comiXology is exclusively offering unique digital manga bundles and crazy di [...]

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Upcoming Events: Anime Boston, Anime Matsuri, Sakura-Con, and C2E2!

Time for a good old-fashioned American otaku road trip! In the coming weeks of March and April, Kodansha Comics and Vertical will be criss-crossing the country and could come to an anime/comics convention near you! Check the list of events and activities below to see if we'll see you there ... Can't go? Not close enough? Don't worry! You'll be able to catch what's happening at the shows—and all the new announcements we'll make—right here at KodanshaComics.com! Anime Boston (Boston, MA) March 30-April 1

Vertical Comics Industry Panel Friday, March 30, 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Con [...]

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How to read Battle Angel Alita: a guide to the 3-part epic saga

Now that trailers for the Alita: Battle Angel movie have hit the internet, it's your big chance to tell everyone what Alita is all about, right? But how much do you really know? Of course, as a manga snob, you already know the Alita movie is based on the manga Battle Angel Alita by Yukito Kishiro. B-but when your friend asks for more intel, here's the cheat sheet you need to show off your true knowledge. 

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Kodansha Comics Gift Guide 2017 Part 1: Classic Crusaders

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 stor [...]

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