Attack on Titan, Princess Jellyfish, Your Lie in April ... We here at Kodansha Comics love those manga series with powerful, beautiful, fearless female characters! To feature those awesome ladies, this week only, we're hosting Power Women Sale, where we put 30+ selected manga series with our favorite female characters and put them up up for 50% off discount at our digital retail partners: BookWalker, Read More »
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Too hot to go out and do anything? Best buckle down with aircon blasting, an ice-cold drink, and an entire series of manga to read! This week, we're hosting our first-ever Binge-Reading Sale featuring 30+ completed manga series—putting them up for a huge discount at our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kindle, and nook. Here’s the deal Wanna try something n [...]
July 20 UPDATE #2! Kodansha Comics and Vertical made new announcements for upcoming seasons in 2019!
Kodansha Comics x comiXology Originals: Initial DInitial D Volumes 39-48 by Shuichi Shigeno Finally completely translated in English for the very first time! Learn how the all-time, high-octane manga bible of Japanese street racing concl [...]
You can now preorder the Princess Jellyfish Complete Manga Box Set — hitting stores June 25! Calling all Princess Jellyfish fans! Not only is Akiko Higashimura’s masterwork being sold all together in this gorgeously produced new set with stunning wraparound box design, it also comes with some very cool exclusive items that will make your inner fangirl squee!
Post-Valentine's Day! Love Is a Battlefield Sale! Congratulations, you've survived Valentine's Day, again. But let's be real: romance doesn't begin or end on February 14, in real life—or in manga! In fact the so-called most romantic day of the year might just be the prelude to one wild emotional rollercoaster ride. And as well-read fans of Kodansha Comics's extensive romance-manga lineup know, love can be as tough as or tougher than any battle in shonen manga. So, to get you through to next year's Valentine's Day, at least as far as manga is concerned, this week we've selected a massive 60+ romance manga series with a twist, and put them at 50% off at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalker, Read More »
Kodansha Comics Gift Guide Part 2: If You Liked ___, Try ___! There’s nothing like discovering a manga series that swiftly earns its place on your list of favorites. So when a series like that comes to an end, reading that last volume can be bittersweet and, when it’s all over, can make you think: So what am I supposed to read now?! If you’re like us and shed a tear at that last chapter of Fairy Tail or Princess Jellyfish, or if you’re—or someone you know is— looking to find a new series to add to your list of favorites, this week’s installment of our Read More »
July 7 update: all of our major licensing announcements from our Saturday industry panel!Time for the biggest otaku party of the year—and we’re going bigger than ever before! Come visit Kodansha Comics and Vertical at this year’s Anime Expo, July 5-8 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, and meet the stars and people behind your favorite manga and anime, get exclusive convention merchandise and free stuff, pick up pre-release books, and be the first in the world to hear about our massive plans for 2019 and beyond! We’re hosting and participating in five panels this year, our most ever: our re [...]
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 »
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 »
Welcome to our club! Didja know 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? Over the past year or so we’ve been pushing them out at a pretty rapid clip, so our Digital-first Manga Sale this week—with 60+ series on sale up to 50% off— is your perfect chance to go digital and catch up on what's going on! Questions?—check out our new Digital-first Manga page to see what's in store! Why “digital-first”? Read More »