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Cover image for I CROSSED DRESSED FOR IRL MEETUP GN VOL 01
Anyway, here are the solicits for Kodansha, the biggest print manga publisher in the world, who republishes their manga as part of Penguin Random House in the USA for the English-speaking market, including the Vertical imprint Here are the Kodansha and Vertical December 2022 solicits and solicitations for  March, April and July 2023 shipping manga,[...]
Kodansha October 2022 Solicits
Anyway, here are the solicits for Kodansha, the biggest print manga publisher in the world, who republishes their manga as part of Penguin Random House in the USA for the English-speaking market, including the Vertical imprint Here are the Kodansha and Vertical October 2022 solicits and solicitations where you won't see any kind of that[...]
Cover image for AS A REINCARNATED ARISTOCRAT APPRAISAL SKILL GN VOL 01
Kodansha is the largest Japanese print publisher, and republishes its manga as part of Penguin Random House in the USA for the English-speaking market, including the Vertical imprint Here are the Kodansha and Vertical September 2022 solicits and solicitations beginning with a new series As A Reincarnates Aristocrat, I'll Use My Appraisal Skill To Rise[...]
Cover image for FCBD 2022 WANDANCE & BLACKGUARD SAMPLER
Kodansha previews two new manga series, Wandance and Blackguard in their Free COmic Book Day volume in May, as well as everything Kodansha and Vertical has for March 2022 solicits and solicitations, below. FCBD 2022 WANDANCE & BLACKGUARD SAMPLER KODANSHA COMICS JAN220008 (W) Coffee, Ryo Hanada (A) Coffee, Ryo Hanada Exclusive previews of two new Kodansha manga[...]
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[...]
NYCC 2014 Live: Running Down Vertical Manga With Ed Chavez
Adi Tantimedh writes for Bleeding Cool: Video interview with Vertical editor Ed Chavez as we run down their current slate of manga titles. [youtube]http://youtu.be/eNKGPST1jtw[/youtube] Adi Tantimedh writes for Bleeding Cool: Video interview with Vertical editor Ed Chavez as we run down their current slate of manga titles. [youtube]http://youtu.be/eNKGPST1jtw[/youtube] [...]
Moyoco Anno's Biographical Comic About Her Marriage To Hideaki Anno Gets A US Publisher
Vertical Ink announces; So our newest license acquisition is Moyoco Anno's bio-manga "Insufficient Direction." Here Moyoco details her budding romance and eventual marriage with renowned director Hideaki Anno (Neon Genesis Evangelion) It's a funny, touching and insightful look into the lives of two of Japan's biggest names in anime/manga culture. Look for it in stores next spring!   [...]
Vertical Inc At NYCC – Look! It Moves! Video
Adi Tantimedh writes for Bleeding Cool from the floor of NYCC; I talk a look at Vertical's booth and the range of manga and books they publish.  My thumb makes an unwelcome cameo as Vertical editor Ed Chavez talks about their upcoming manga, including a limited omnibus editions of GUNDAM: ORIGIN, which adapts the original anime series[...]
Manga Giant Kodansha Acquires US Publisher Vertical
Kodansha Limited, Japan's largest publisher of Manga, will acquire US publisher of translated Japanese fiction and manga Vertical, Inc according to Anime News Network The move comes as Kodansha continues to exert greater control over how its material is handled in the US, having recently shifted its licenses from Del Rey to its own Kodansha[...]