Tag Archives: digital-first

Announcing: February 2019 digital-first debuts!

They took a brief holiday, but our “digital-first” debuts are back! And 2019 kicks off with a trio of highly anticipated digital manga debuts by some of the most talented women creators working in the medium. The lineup includes two recent hit shojo romantic comedies in Rumi Ichinohe’s My Sweet Girl and Rila Kirishima’s World’s End and Apricot Jam, to be followed by the English-language debut of one of the most beautiful examples of the medium in Waki Yamato’s renowned adaptation of the literary classic, The Tale of Genji.

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Kodansha Comics holiday linewide sale! SAVE BIG on 1800+ digital manga thru Jan 2

Happy Holidays from Kodansha Comics and Vertical! With gift cards, new devices, and/or back-to-back days off you know the holidays are the best time to stock up on manga! To give you that extra boost, Kodansha Comics and Vertical are putting (almost) every single digital book we publish up to 50% off at all of our digital-partner platforms: BookWalkercomiXology, Google Play, iBooks, Kindle, and nook. That's 1800+ volumes of manga that you can save big on! (Sale ends Janu [...]

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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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Announcing: October 2018 digital-first debuts!

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:

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Announcing: September 2018 digital-first debuts!

The campaign continues as we launch at least one new “digital-first”manga series every week, and in September we kick off 3 new manga series, with an exciting new update on a classic shojo manga, a fresh new romantic comedy about old childhood neighbors, and the tale of one girl's disastrous travails to get some studying done! 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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Manga-to-Anime Sale featuring Back Street Girls: digital volumes up to 50% off

Have you been enjoying your summer ... by watching anime?! YES, we here at Kodansha Comics do understand that there's no better time than during the summer vacation to binge-watch the latest anime. In fact, we'd like to recommend a few hidden gems  based on manga from Kodansha Comics. (Yes, we are very subtle.) That's why, for this week only, we're hosting the Manga to Anime Sale where all digital volumes of selected must-readmanga-to-anime titles are up to 50% off at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, [...]

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Announcing: August 2018 digital-first debuts!

The campaign continues as we launch at least one new “digital-first”manga series every week, and in August we kick off 8 new manga series, with some new and classic shojo manga, a manga-to-anime yakuza-to-idol comedy, and 5 (yes) digital-first yaoi manga! 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, and nook:

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Discover Tokyo Sale! + digital debut: Is Kichijoji the Only Place to Live?

Tokyo Tarareba Girls, Noragami, Chihayafuru ... Did you know all these manga are set  in real-life locations in Tokyo? Identifying and visiting places that appear in manga and anime is called seichi junrei, or "pilgrimage to the sacred places," and it's an unique way to enjoy tourism in Japan. This week for our Discover Tokyo Sale, we've picked 22 manga that takes place in Tokyo, and put them on sale at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, iBooks, [...]

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Announcing: July digital-first debuts!

The campaign continues as we launch at least one new “digital-first”manga series every week, and in July we kick off 5 new manga series, with a shonen RPG actioner, different looks at romance in a trio of shojo/josei titles, and even a Tokyo cool neighborhood guide in manga form! 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, and nook:

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