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The Seven Deadly Sins Spinoff Manga Debuts Digital Chapters
Kodansha announced that the spinoff of the hit manga series The Seven Deadly Sins will be getting a simultaneous digital release of its serialized chapters at the same time as Japan The Seven Deadly Sins: Four Knights of the Apocalypse from master mangaka Nakaba Suzuki launched on Wednesday with new chapters released weekly same-day-as-Japan[...]
Kodansha Announces 4 New Digital Manga Titles for April 2021
Kodansha released details for 4 new manga titles they will release digitally in April these new digital debuts, as well as returning favorites, will be available upon release across all our participating digital vendors, including Bookwalker, ComiXology, Google Play, Kindle, Nook, and izneo. Kodansha April 2021 key art Girlfriend, Girlfriend By Hiroyuki "Girlfriend, Girlfriend" Vol[...]
Attack on Titan: Manga in the final 1% to 2% of Ending
1 cover art, Kodansha Anime News Network found the Nishi Nippon Shimbun report, where Isayama spoke at the unveiling of the statues of the manga's main characters at his hometown Ōyamamachi's Ōyama Dam He added that he has been arranging the pieces of the finale like the endgame of a shōgi (Japanese chess) game The dark,[...]
Kodansha and Vertical Manga Solicitations For January 2021
Kodansha is collecting "definitively" the Sailor Moon prequel, Sailor V by Naoko Takeuchi, in two Engliahs language volumes both in January 2021 Here is Kodansha's full colicitations for January 2021, including their mature readers Vertical line.   SAILOR MOON ETERNAL ED CODENAME SAILOR V VOL 01 KODANSHA COMICS NOV201681 (W) Naoko Takeuchi (A/CA) Naoko Takeuchi Before Sailor Moon, there was Sailor V![...]
Kodansha Follows Archie Offering Day-And-Date Unlimited Streaming
And now a far larger publisher, Kodansha, has joined in. Kodansha Comics will release new chapters of ongoing manga like Attack on Titan, Edens Zero, The Ghost in the Shell: The Human Algorithm, and more, for unlimited streaming, the same day the titles are released in Japan Manga fans can now read even more Kodansha Comics[...]
Akira Volume 1 Reaches Its 101st Printing – Still At The Same Price
The new printing from Kodansha will be published this coming week. Akira Volume 1 cover. Originally serialized in the publisher's Weekly Young Magazine from 1982 to 1990 and collected in six volumes, it has become the first of the publisher's manga series to reach its 100th printing and beyond, in constant publication over the last 36 years,[...]
Kodansha Izneo Announcement
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 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. The image for Humble Manga Bundle via the KodanshaUSA Twitter ICYMI: Right now you can own full completed series & tons of vols[...]
kodensha yen
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[...]
ghost in the shell
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
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
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[...]
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[...]
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 Bodden Once 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[...]
Kodansha Comics Announces, At New York Comic Con
by Ale Bodden Once again Kodansha Comics makes its presence be known by announcing many upcoming titles and new titles for some on-going series The panel included host Ben Applegate, Kana Koide (general manager), and Editor Johnny. Jumping straight to the point they announced new licensed titles that will be coming out soon If you like CLAMP you[...]
NYCC 2014 Live: Kodansha Editor Ben Applegate Talks About Their Latest Manga Titles
Adi Tantimedh writes for Bleeding Cool: Video interview with Kodansha editor Ben Applegate as he talks about their latest manga titles, including the brilliant Norse epic Vineland Saga. [youtube]http://youtu.be/qmHkeZSA-Cc[/youtube] Adi Tantimedh writes for Bleeding Cool: Video interview with Kodansha editor Ben Applegate as he talks about their latest manga titles, including the brilliant Norse epic Vineland Saga. [youtube]http://youtu.be/qmHkeZSA-Cc[/youtube] [...]
NYCC: Kodansha's Ben Applegate talks Attack On Titan
Adi Tantimedh writes for Bleeding Cool: We present a video interview with Kodansha editor Ben Applegate as he talks us through the Attack On Titan manga series and its three spinoff manga series Attack On Titan: No Regrets, Attack On Titan: Before the Fall and Attack on Titan: High School. [youtube]http://youtu.be/RmXKQNe-Fgc[/youtube] [...]
Attack Of Titan, The Half-A-Million Comic Seller, And More From Kodansha At NYCC
Alejandra Bodden writes; Kodansha Comics has announced many titles that will be hitting the shelves soon ATTACK ON TITAN, which has been their big hit this year with +500,000 prints sold in English, will be releasing a volume per month until it catches up woth the Japanese edition Vol 8 is available at NYCC for sale-[...]