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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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“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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Creator Spotlight Sale: Tsutomu Nihei thru 6/12

Did you know Killy, the protagonist in Nihei's breakout science-fiction manga series BLAME!, makes a cameo appearance in his later masterwork, Knights of Sidonia? Or that APOSIMZ, Nihei's latest series (simulpubbing on comiXology and Kindle), is briefly mentioned as a name of a spaceship in Knights of Sidonia? Well, here's a good chance to dig deeper into the weirdly connected universe of this generation's representative science-fiction manga arti [...]

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New debuts Kasane, Real Girl + digital-first sale

"Every rose has its thorn," right? It's so true, and with that in mind, we celebrate manga this week that walk that fine line between beauty and danger, including our 2 newest digital debuts, the goth-thriller Kasane by Daruma Matsuura and the off-kilter romantic comedy Real Girl by Mao Nanami. 

Volume 1s of both titles go on sale today May 30 at up to 50% regular price on all of Ko [...]

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Digital-first manga up to 50% off thru 4/17; Domestic Girlfriend, GTO releasing 4/11

Update April 11: Kodansha Comics announced today it is continuing to expand its growing list of well-received digital-first manga titles with the series debuts of GTO Paradise Lost, Toru Fujisawa’s sequel to his beloved manga classic Great Teacher Onizuka, and Domestic Girlfriend (Japanese title Domestic na kanojo), Kei Sasuga’s love-triangle romancer that’s a top requested title by Western fans—and a bestseller in Japan. Volume 1s of both titles go on sale today April 11 on all of Kodansha’s digital retail channels.

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Digital-firsts debuting 3/21: Hozuki’s Coolheadedness, Altair, Museum, BLAME! Academy

More March digital debuts

After announcing Ace of the Diamond, All-Rounder Meguru, and Giant Killing at Emerald City Comic Con earlier this month, we've got more series making their Volume 1 digital-first debuts, keeping up our 2017 ramp-up of digital titles: Natsumi Eguchi's hellfire comedy Hozuki's CoolheadednessKotono Kato's alternate-history medieval war-drama Altair: A Record of BattlesRyosuke Tomoe's disturbing serial-killer thriller Museumand a surprising parody-sidestory set in the Read More »