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Blue Lock Lanyard Giveaway

Sign up or log in and claim your AX24-exclusive gifts!


  • Step 1 : Create a free account on kodansha.us
  • Step 2 : Show us that you've logged into your account
  • Step 3 : Claim your AX24-exclusive gifts



Claim your event-limited gifts

Come to the kiosk at the Kodansha Booth (#2100), and show us that you’re logged into your account to receive AX24-exclusives and other gifts, including: 

  • A Blue Lock lanyard*
  • Access to read our AX24 Spotlight Series and featured previews**, which includes volumes 1-3 of Blue Lock free for a limited time
  • 50% off the Kodansha Reader Portal editions of Blue Lock volumes 4-25 (until 7/7)
  • Digital editions of our Discover Kodansha manga samplers

* While supplies last.
** Availability of extended previews vary by series.


Blue Lock: Episode Nagi

Preview & Pre-order Available Now! 

The new prequel manga to the smash-hit soccer action series Blue Lock! How does a listless slacker who thinks everything’s a huge pain turn into one of Japan’s top scorers? Find out, as high schooler Reo Mikage sets out to fan the flames of ambition in future soccer prodigy Seishiro Nagi, in Blue Lock: Episode Nagi.



BOOTH #2100

Kodansha at AX24

What else is going on with Kodansha at AX24?

  • Kamome Shirahama (Witch Hat Atelier) Live Drawing
  • Panel Anime Premieres with Manga Artist Guests
  • Industry Panels & New Licensing Announcements
  • MORE Freebies



Read volumes 1-3 for FREE


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With your free account, you can:

Enjoy more manga previews and take advantage of special discounts.
  • Get extra free chapters for over 500 series.
  • Preview multiple volumes from our biweekly Spotlight Series.
  • Most Spotlight Series will also have special pricing for purchasable volumes.
Collect and read digital manga in your library
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*Digital manga can be read from anywhere. Digital purchases are not available in Japan.