June 2023 New Digital Licensing Announcement

May 31, 2023
June 2023 New Digital Licensing Announcement

Get a sneak peek at the digital manga series debuting in June from Kodansha USA

Kodansha USA unveils two lovely and exciting new manga series debuting this June with the romantic story of boy meets mermaid in Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch: Aqua,and the action-packed handsome spy thriller, Messiah -CODE EDGE-.

June’s debuting digital manga series will be available upon release across all our participating digital vendors, including BookwalkerKindleApple BooksGoogle PlayNookKoboMyAnimeList and more!


Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch: Aqua
By Pink Hanamori

Release Date: June 6, 2023

Lukia Nanami is turning seventeen. Her family has just moved to a town by the sea, and on her first walk down to the beach, she saves a handsome surfer from drowning. The next day, she’s shocked to discover he’s not only a classmate at her new school, but has no idea who she is, and insists he was saved by a mermaid! A new chapter in the saga of Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch, from original artist Pink Hanamori!

Rated: 13+

Free Chapter 1 Preview

Messiah -CODE EDGE-
By Akira Minazuki, Madoka Takadono & Messiah Project

Release Date: June 20, 2023

Mysterious, handsome young men working as spy-pairs for a secret agency, the Church, are forbidden to love anyone but their partners. If they’re to survive—not only war, but the ghosts of their tragic pasts—they must rely on one another to be there… because each other is all they have. Follow Eiri, Haku, Soma, and Shusuke as they battle their inner demons with the help of their partners in this peek into the Messiah Project universe.

Rated: 16+

Free Chapter 1 Preview