Kodansha Izneo Announcement

Kodansha Brings Over 400 Manga Titles to Izeno Service

The largest publisher in Japan, Kodansha, has been involved in publishing manga for decades.  The large company is associated with Walt Disney and serves as an official sponsor for Tokyo Disneyland and established Kodansha Comics in 2009, bringing its immense manga library to many other countries.  Three months ago, izeno, an international online platform, added[...]

Kodansha Offers Eight Award-Winning, Full Series On Humble Bundle

Kodansha Offers Eight Award-Winning, Full Series On Humble Bundle

Kodansha offers eight of their well-reviewed series in a new Humble Bundle The bundle includes Beck, Parasyte, Princess Jellyfish, Your Lie In April, Space Brothers, Descending Stories, To Your Eternity, and Love Hina.[caption id="attachment_1217026" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The image for Humble Manga Bundle via the KodanshaUSA Twitter[/caption]https://twitter.com/KodanshaUSA/status/1263243640496939009Judging by publication date alone, the bundle is an interesting[...]

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Kodansha USA and Yen Press Announce Schedule Changes For Manga

Kodansha USA and Yen Press are two of the most popular publisher of manga in America Today, they both announced major changes in their schedule for later in 2020.Kodansha has moved on-sale dates for many of its spring and summer 2020 print titles to later in the year They state that all backlist orders continue to[...]

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"Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045": Section 9 Faces New Threat [TRAILER]

Kodansha and Production I.G are ready to storm onto Netflix starting April 23 with their new 3D CG anime based on Masamune Shirow's Ghost in the Shell manga So with only a month to go, the streaming service is offering viewers the final official trailer for the 12-episode premiere season (with the series given an[...]

"Attack on Titan Tactics" is Now Available on iOS and Android

"Attack on Titan Tactics" is a Surprisingly Complex Mobile RTS

Luckily, DeNA and Crunchyroll Games are also partnered with Kodansha and Funimation who publish the manga and anime respectively The game also features the original Japanese voice cast, plus the anime's opening themes So it's got a good sense of authenticity.However, rather than trying to make an Attack on Titan RPG like Koei Tecmo's Attack on[...]

"Attack on Titan Tactics" is Now Available on iOS and Android

"Attack on Titan Tactics" is Now Available on iOS and Android

DeNA, Crunchyroll Games, Funimation, and Kodansha have launched the mobile RTS game Attack on Titan Tactics on iOS and Android in North America today The game is an officially licensed mobile title based on the anime series, and can now be downloaded in the US, Canada, and Australia.Attack on Titan Tactics is a tower defense real-time[...]

Attack on Titan: Tactics is the Most Brutal Mobile Game

Attack on Titan: Tactics is the Most Brutal Mobile Game

DeNA Games has just launched Attack on Titan: Tactics in Japan while the North American and Australian version of the game will hit sometime this summer. I was able to meet up with the dev team at DeNA Games during GDC this year to get a sneak peek at the game and even see it in […]

DeNA Games Announces a Western Release for Attack on Titan Tactics

DeNA Games Announces a Western Release for Attack on Titan: Tactics

Character Episodes feature original stories developed with input by Attack on Titan author Hajime Isayama and Kodansha Comics The Events will offer limited-time content like holiday-themed events, which will also feature original stories.At launch, Attack on Titan Tactics will feature 38 different characters, including fan favorites like Eren, Mikasa, and Levi The characters will be voiced by[...]

Kodansha February 2018

New Titles 'Battle Angel Alita Mars' And 'Again': Kodansha February 2018 Solicits

In addition to many other long-standing series, Kodansha is launching two new titles: Battle Angel Alita Mars Chronicles, by Yukito Kishiro, and Again, by Mitsurou Kubo Read below for details.AHO GIRL (CLUELESS GIRL) GN VOL 05 (C: 0-1-0) (W/A/CA) Hiroyuki Yoshiko is a hopefully clueless high school girl Her rock-paper-scissors strategy is “rock.” She somehow gets zeroes on multiple-choice tests[...]

Blame! Anime About To Hit Netflix Like A Graviton Beam Emitter

Armed with a powerful Graviton Beam Emitter, Kyrii fends off waves of attacks from fellow humans, cyborgs and silicon-based lifeforms."So reads the premise of Blame!, a ten-volume cyberpunk manga by Tsutomu Nihei which began in 1998 from Kodansha, and is currently being released in new English editions by Vertical  Bleeding Cool contributor Adi Tantimedh just[...]

Kodansha Comics Rolls Out 10 New Titles At NYCC

By Ale BoddenOnce again NYCC is upon us, and with it we get new Manga titles announced by Kodansha Comics The panel was moderated by Ben Applegate, Director of publishing for Kodansha, and joining him on stage were editors and Kodansha team members from both, US and Japan- including Yasuyuki Mimira (Inuyashiki and Devil's Line).Immediately[...]

Space Pirate Queen Manga, And Friends, Come To The USA

At Otakon today, Kodansha Comics took the opportunity to announce three new titles from the publisher from next year.They kicked off with Queen Emeraldas, a space opera manga by Leiji Matsumoto serialised in Weekly Shonen in the seventies but never translated to English - officially at least It did however inspire an anime in the nineties which was[...]

Make Money With Madefire! A New Way To Publish Comics Digitally

Well, now, anyone can do it.And next up is Kodansha Advanced Media, digital manga publisher, enabling them to launch a Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches ahead of creator Miki Yoshikawa’s appearance at this year’s Anime Expo. Today, motion comic book publisher and distributor, Madefire, has launched a new app, Motion Book Publisher to openly enable comic book publishers[...]