Anime Expo 2017: Kodansha Comics exclusives, events

Jun 27, 2017
Anime Expo 2017: Kodansha Comics exclusives, events

We're really excited to be at Anime Expo this year. We've got more exclusives, freebies, announcements, and things going on than we ever have. (And we're holding an Anime Expo-related digital sale too!)

Come see us at Booth #1006 in downtown Los Angeles's Convention Center July 1-4, and one of us will give you the AX lowdown! But if you want a quick preview and/or you can't be there but are dyin' to know what's happening anyway ... psst, here's a lil' cheatsheet:

Where: Kodansha Comics/Vertical Booth #1006

Mini-shikishi Gift with Purchase
1 of 2 different shikishi with every purchase, while supplies last

Monogatari mini 5-poster set

Enamel Pin limited-edition sets: Attack on Titan, Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card, Chi's Sweet Home

Manga-art T-shirt: Attack on Titan, The Ghost in the Shell

Pre-street books from Kodansha Comics
Aho-Girl, volume 1
Waiting for Spring, volume 1
Welcome to Ballroom, volume 6
Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju, volume 2
Queen Emeralda, volume 2
Interview with Monster Girls, volume 5
Fairy Tail, volume 61
The Seven Deadly Sins, volume 21
Princess Jellyfish, volume 5
Tsubasa Omnibus, volume 5

Pre-street books from Vertical Comics
Gundam Wing, Volume 1
She and Her Cat

Where: Kodasha Comics/Vertical Booth #1006

Daily button giveaways
Saturday: Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card
Sunday: Welcome to the Ballroom
Monday: Sailor Moon
Tuesday: Attack on Titan

Manga Samplers

8x11 artcards

comiXology free download-code cards

Where: Kodasha Comics/Vertical Booth #1006

 The Attack on Titan Quest #AoTQuest
Starting prize: exclusive Attack on Titan bag

Finishing prize: exclusive Attack on Titan Quest medal
Join the Training Corps inside AX, kill Titans with your phone in Little Tokyo!
Sailor Moon Fan Club Membership Drive
Free gift for every Fan Club member (those who already renewed and those who sign up at the booth)
Display of special 2017 membership items

The Attack on Titan Manga to Anime Gallery
Gengas from the Season 2 anime
See how manga pages got turned into indelible images from the Season 2 anime

The Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card CLAMP Illustration Gallery
Color illustration reproductions from volume 1
Manga manuscripts from volume 1


Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card anime world-premiere screening
Saturday July 1 at 4 pm
Room: Main Events (Hall B)

The world-premiere showing of the OVA anime, followed by Q&A with producer Chiyo Kawazoe. Special prizes from Japan and free download-cards for advance digital editions of the Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card manga. 

Kodansha Comics Industry Panel with special guest Princess Jellyfish Editor Yuki Sukemune
Monday July 3 at 10 am
Room: Live Programming 5 

Joined by special guest Yumi Sukemune, editor of Princess Jellyfish, Kodansha Comics presents a peek behind the scenes of manga production in Japan and the United States. Also: new licenses for 2018, some very special announcements, a discussion with oureditorial team, and, as always, lots of exclusive giveaways!

...and check out these related events from our partners:

The Attack on Titan Food Truck brought to you by Funimation! 
Right across S. Figueroa Street at 601 W. Pico Blvd

·         Experience the once-in-a-lifetime Attack on Titan Food Truck from 10 am to 8 pm every day during Anime Expo! Funimation is partnering with Mad Dumplings, a food truck that has been taking the SoCal streets with a delicious, creative spin on dumplings, and offering an Attack on Titan-branded menu! Funimation is giving away a limited number of vouchers for the food truck at 10 am at the Funimation Booth #1800 each day, so don't miss out on your chance to get some free food!


 Funimation Presents: Attack on Titan Season 2 VA Panel
Saturday July 1 at 2:30 pm
Room: JW Marriott LP 

Welcome to the Ballroom screening — a Pony Canyon event
Sunday July 2 at 10 am
Room: Main Events (Hall B)

Sailor Moon Day panel — a VIZ Media event
Monday July 3 at 11 am
Room:  LP1/ Petree Hall