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I Love Music Sale! BECK & MORE music manga up to 50% off on digital!

You love music, right? Whether you play or listen, you know that it's the closest thing to magic in the real world! But music in manga has its own magic. In fact, some manga capture and express music so well that you can almost hear the sounds from those otherwise silent black and white panels. How do you explain that? To share those epic moments with you, this week we've selected 9 manga with epic sounds and put them on 50% off discount at our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kindle, and nook. (Sale ends March 25.)

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Post-Valentine’s Day! Love Is a Battlefield Sale! 60+ romance manga with a twist up to 50% off on digital

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 »

KC 4 ALL SALE: Debuting Good Dog, Cerberus! + 15 manga for all ages

KC 4 ALL: Manga for all ages! As we've announced at AnimeNYC 2018, Kodansha Comics is launching a new campaign called KC 4 ALL starting November 20, where we’ll be releasing 4 new and unique digital-first manga that we’d recommend to readers of any age—because they are too funny, too epic, and just too good! (See the full roster below.)

To kick off the campaign, we've handpicked 16 manga series for just anybody who loves comics and put them on discount up to 50% off during the KC 4 ALL Sale at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalker, Read More »

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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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 »

Manga Vacation Week #2: new 99-cent digital volume 1s this week Dec 27-Jan 3!

Have a Nice Manga Vacation!

This week, we're offering Fairy Tail, Parasyte, and other classic Kodansha Comics digital volume 1s for only 99 cents! But hurry! This offer lasts December 27 through January 3 at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalkercomiXology, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook. Where do you want to go for your manga vacation?

What's on Sale This Week (Dec [...]

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Kodansha Comics Gift Guide Part 5: Growing Up with Manga

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Are you looking for the perfect gift for your manga loving friends and family? It can be hard to choose in a sea of series, but this year we’ve got you covered with curated selections for everyone on your list!

 

Part V: Growing Up with Manga

There’s a certain type of manga craving we’ve come to notice from fans and friends alike. It’s not the desire for a tearjerker, per se, but it definitely involves wanting to connect deeply to feelings both positive and negative. It seems dismissive to call them “fans of the feels,” but that’s part of why people always return to moving and challenging stories about growing up. Here are some our best coming of age stories, from th [...]

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Report from Anime Expo: An exclusive interview with Naoshi Arakawa

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Interview by Misaki C. Kido

Naoshi Arakawa was the Guest of Honor at Anime Expo 2016 in Los Angeles. And while Arakawa’s best known work Your Lie in April has gained recognition from the popularity of his manga and its anime adaptation, there’s not much public information about the man himself. But during a rare Stateside appearance, Arakawa spoke candidly about himself in front of a large audience there for his highlight panel, hosted by Kodansha Comics.

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