Tag Archives: Princess Jellyfish

Digital volume 1s by Akiko Higashimura, Mitsurou Kubo, Makoto Shinkai & MORE only 99¢ + additional vols up to 50% off

Kodansha Comics is the home of awesome manga creators. Did you know we publish multiple manga by Mitsurou Kubo (one of the minds behind YURI!!! on ICE) and Makoto Shinkai (of Your Name. fame)? Are you familiar with all the works of shojo manga maestro Akiko Higashimura (Princess Jellyfish, Tokyo Tarareba Girls) or up-and-coming best-sellers like Taamo (House of the Sun,Read More »

Otaku Manga Sale: Wotakoi & 12 digital manga up to 50% off! (ends 4/23)

We have met otaku … and they are us 

Do you find yourself reading manga, playing video games, and fantasizing about your favorite characters all day long? Feel like you're not really being understood by the people around you, no matter how much you try to express your feelings—or not?  The struggle is real for so many people that now "otaku" isn't just a term describing people into manga and anime—it's its own manga and anime genre!

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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 »

Events: Kodansha editors 7/25-7/30 in New York City!

Wherever you go around the world, comics are comics—but how they get made can be quite different. The process of creating a manga is uniquely Japanese, and American readers don’t get many opportunities to learn about this difficult behind-the-scenes work. So we’re especially thrilled to host not one, but two events this month with manga editors from Kodansha Japan! This is an amazing chance to meet the people who’ve helped guide your favorite series from idea to ink on paper, hear insider stories, and ask them your questions! 

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SDCC: exclusives, freebies, events

Hey, what's that out by the water? It's San Diego Comic-Con! Come see us at the Kodansha Comics / Vertical Booth #1631 in the San Diego Convention Center July 19-23. 

CON EXCLUSIVES! 

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Shojo Manga February Week 3: Princess Jellyfish, Kiss Him, Not Me, Prince in His Dark Days digital up to 50% off

Our Valentines' Day edition of February's weekly shojo manga sales is here!

Throughout the entire month of February, Kodansha Comics is offering up some of our most popular shojo manga series (yes, entire series!) for sale—up to 50% off on digital editions at our e-book retail partners: BookWalkercomiXology, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook. 

What's on Sale This Week (February 14-February 20) 
(free previews at the links!) 

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Manga Vacation Week #3: new 99-cent digital volume 1s this week Jan 10-Jan 16!

Have a Nice Manga Vacation!

This week, we're offering Sweetness and Lightning, Fire Force, Cells at Work, and other fresh Kodansha Comics digital volume 1s for only 99 cents! But hurry, this offer lasts only one week January 10 through January 16 at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook. Where do you want to go for your mang [...]

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Princess Jellyfish named one of “50 Best Books for Teens” by NY Public Library

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UPDATE (November 28): Princess of 2016! More kudos from the worlds of officialdom for Akiko Higashimura's rollicking saga of fangirls taking on Tokyo! 

Princess Jellyfish has been named one of 2016's "50 BEST BOOKS FOR TEENS" by the New York Public Library. Explaining the pick, Chantelle Uzan, an NYPL librarian, called Princess Jellyfish a “great introduction to manga, and wonderful for reluctant readers!” Her colleague Katrina Ortega added, “The characters are so unique and not characters th [...]

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