Love and Spice Sale

Add a spicy kick to your romantic manga collection with this Love and Spice Sale! 

It’s Valentine’s Week and we decided to crank up the heat a few degrees by featuring romance manga titles that are hotter and spicier (18+) than our usual offerings! 

Right now you can take up to 50% off featured spicy romance manga like Cosplay Animal, a romp about a Rika who is looking for love but afraid to share her ambition of cosplay. Also be sure to check out, Harem Marriage, about a woman who decides to marry a mysterious man to save her family – but ends up having to share him with his two wives in a poly marriage. You can even save on the spicy but well-adjusted office romance, Sweat and Soap – now with a live-action adaptation airing in Japan! It’s the perfect time to stock up and gift yourself some hot lovin’ this Valentines!

Not only that but remember that we’re still offering, FREE shojo romance-themed wallpapers for desktop & mobile, all month long, with new wallpapers revealed each week! This week’s wallpaper features our shirtless karate champ  and Akari from the series, Abe-kun’s Got Me Now!

Click the image above and head to our Wallpaper Giveaway post to get yours!

All the series mentioned plus 20+ others are now up to 50% off during the School of Love digital manga sale happening at select digital retailers including Bookwalker, comiXology, Kindle, Google Play, Nook, izneo and MyAnimeList

Sale ends Monday, February 21st! 

Curious about this sale but want to see more? Read the first chapter of our featured series Lovesick Ellie FREE or click on any of the titles shown below to read the first chapter free!

Steamy & Dreamy Sale!

The summer is heating up in more ways than one as we’re spotlighting some of our spiciest romance manga during our Steamy & Dreamy Digital Manga Sale!

Take up to 50% off romance romps like the featured service fantasy saga, Maid in Honey. Looking for something with more of a power exchange dynamic, try the office drama, My Boss’ Kitten. If “hard to get” romances are the key to your heart, be sure to try, I’ll Win You Over, Sempai!. And you can even save on the very spicy anime-inspiring romance, Domestic Girlfriend! All these series and more will be sure to turn up the heat, and let you dream of romance without the nightmare of paying full price.

But much like love, this sale is fleeting, so be sure to visit one of our participating digital vendors to save – including BookwalkercomiXologyKindleGoogle PlayNook and izneo!

Curious about this sale but want to see more? Check out below to read the FREE 1st chapter of our featured series, Maid in Honey. Or click on any of the titles featured below to read their free 1st chapter preview.

Summer Heats Up Even More: Discover Spicy Dreams

What can we say except… GOODBYE 2020! Save big with this digital manga sale (Ends 01/05)

We made it to the end of 2020, and how else could we celebrate but with manga!

We’ve done it! Well… maybe not quiet yet, but we’re just about to the end of 2020 and there’s really only one way we could imagine celebrating this momentous occasion – with manga! So won’t you join us in saying GOODBYE 2020?

At Kodansha USA we saw the conclusion to some of our wonderful series like O’ Maidens in Your Savage Season, and My Boss’s Kitten, and also saw the future of manga with great new debuts like My Roomie is a Dino, Orient, and Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro. On top of that we were thrilled to see some manga series make their amazing anime debut like Gleipnir, Kakushigoto: My Dad’s Secret Ambition, and Wave, Listen to Me!. So to help celebrate a tough year of hard-won accomplishments we’re spotlighting all these wonderful series by making these and more select volumes up to 50% off!

That’s right, for a limited time take advantage great deal by visiting one of our participating digital vendors: Bookwalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kindle, Nook and izneo. Sale runs from December 22 to January 4th!

 

~GOODBYE 2020 Digital Manga Sale ~

December 22 to January 4th

See below for the full list of titles being offered during this sale,
and click on the links below to read chapter 1s FREE!

Featuring:

Kakushigoto: My Dad’s Secret Ambition (Vol. 1-5)

Sale also includes:

Ace of the Diamond (Vol. 1-15)
All-Out! (Vol. 1-9)
Chihayafuru (Vol. 1-12)
Cosplay Animal (Vol. 1-7)
Domestic Girlfriend (Vol. 1-14)
Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro (Vol. 1-2)
Drifting Dragons (Vol. 1-4)
Fairy Tail: City Hero (Vol. 1-2)
Fire Force (Vol. 1-10)
Gleipnir (Vol. 1-4)
Grand Blue Dreaming (Vol. 1-6)
Hotaru’s Way (Vol. 1-8)
In/Spectre (Vol. 1-6)
Loveless (Vol. 1-7)
Love Massage: Melting Beauty Treatment (Vol. 1-4)
Men’s Life —Her Secret Life in The Boys’ Dormitory— (Vol. 1-2)
My Boss’ Kitten (Vol. 1-4)
My Roomie is a Dino (Vol. 1-2)
O’ Maidens in Your Savage Season (Vol. 1-4)
Orient (Vol. 1-5)
The Quintessential Quintuplets (Vol. 1-7)

The Seven Deadly Sins (Vol. 1-21)
Smile Down the Runway (Vol. 1-8)
Sweat and Soap (Vol. 1-3)
That Blue Summer (Vol. 1-4)
To Be Next to You (Vol. 1-5)
Wave, Listen to Me! (Vol. 1-2)
What Did You Eat Yesterday (Vol. 1-7)
When We Shout For Love (Vol. 1-2)
Witch Hat Atelier (Vol. 1-3)

Check out these 99¢ vol. 1s during our (Not Just) Black Friday Digital Manga Sale! (Ends 11/30)

All the fun of Black Friday with none of the pushing and shoving!

We know your wallet might already be strained by all the crazy deals all over the internet BUT how many of them will open your eyes vast manga universes for just .99¢ a pop? Can’t think of one? Well we’re just THAT deal! Right now until Monday, November 30th, you can indulge in nearly 30 series ranging from sci-fi landscapes like in Battle Angel Alita, BLAME!  and EDENS ZERO, to magical realms like FAIRY TAIL, The Seven Deadly Sins, and To Your Eternity, and the even love-filled corridors of romance series like in Domestic Girlfriend, Moteki and O’ Maidens in Your Savage Season – each one, only .99¢ for volume 1s.

It’s a deal that won’t last long but, also won’t burden your wallet! Just visit one of our participating digital vendors to start any (or ALL) of these amazing series for just 99¢ each!: BookwalkercomiXology, Google Play, Kindle, Nook and izneo. Sale runs from November 25 – 30th!

 

~(Not Just) Black Friday Digital Manga Sale ~

November 25 – 30th

See below for the full list of titles being offered during this sale,
and click on the links below to read chapter 1s FREE!

Featuring:
A Sign of Affection (Vol. 1)
A Silent Voice (Vol. 1)
Ajin Demi-Human (Vol. 1)
Attack on Titan (Vol. 1)
Battle Angel Alita (Vol. 1)
BECK (Vol. 1)
BLAME! (Vol. 1)
Cells At Work (Vol. 1)
Cells at Work: Code BLACK (Vol. 1)
Chi’s Sweet Home (Vol. 1)
Domestic Girlfriend (Vol. 1)
Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro (Vol. 1)
EDENS ZERO (Vol. 1)
FAIRY TAIL (Vol. 1)
Fire Force (Vol. 1)
Gleipnir (Vol. 1)
Golosseum (Vol. 1)
Goodbye I’m Being Reincarnated (Vol. 1)
Heaven’s Design Team (Vol. 1)
Kakushigoto: My Dad’s Secret Ambition (Vol. 1)
Karate Heat (Vol. 1)
Mardock Scramble (Vol. 1)
Moteki (Vol. 1)
O’ Maidens in Your Savage Season (Vol. 1)
The Ghost in the Shell (Vol. 1)
The Golden Sheep (Vol. 1)
The Knight Cartoonist and her Orc Editor (Vol. 1)
The Seven Deadly Sins (Vol. 1)
To Your Eternity (Vol. 1)

 

Deals for HIDIVE fans! Up to 50% Off select titles (Ends 6/29)

 Deals for manga that inspired fan-favorite anime!

If you’re a fan of the anime streaming service HIDIVE and have been using them for your anime needs have we got a deal for you! For a limited time we’re featuring Kodansha Comics & VERTICAL manga that inspired some of HIDIVE’s fan-favorite anime in one great sale no manga or anime fan can miss.

That’s right until 6/29 you can take up to 50% off such manga series as the coming of age romantic comedy O’ Maidens in Your Savage Youth, the slice of life astronaut drama Space Brothers, the steamy love-triangle saga Domestic Girlfriend, and more!

Just visit one of our participating digital vendors to save up to 50% off select Kodansha Comics & VERTICAL manga: BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kindle, Nook and izneo. Sale runs from June 23, until June 29!

~HIDIVE Fan Digital Manga Sales! ~
June 23 – 29
See below for the full list of titles being offered during this sale,
and click on the links below to read chapter 1s FREE!

O’ Maidens in Your Savage Youth
Grand Blue Dreaming
Ao-Chan Can’t Study
Domestic Girlfriend
Real Girl
Space Brothers
Kino’s Journey -The Beautiful World
Love and Lies
Mysterious Girlfriend X
Chihayafuru
UQ Holder
Flying Witch

Want to give HIDIVE a try? 
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The BIG Back-to-School Manga Sale! 90+ digital series up to 50% off!

Sad summer’s over? Ready for school … ? You’re in good company! This week’s BIG digital sale features all kinds of your fellow students in every imaginable school setting! We’re not even sure how some of these characters have time to study! So tell your sensei and grab your senpai, cuz this massive list of academia-related titles is up to 50% off!

Whew, have we got a lot of manga set in school … That’s right, this week 90+ of our school-themed series are now up to 50% off at our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kindle, MyAnimeList, and nook. Sale ends on September 16.

And to help celebrate our school-manga theme, here’s our digital-first debut of the week! What more embarrassment can you face after you accidentally confess your love to your crush? Learn more in our new digital-first title Queen Bee, which debuts September 10—TODAY!


Click on the cover and read Chapter 1
FREE!

And here’s the complete lineup!

~ The BIG Back-To-School Manga Sale ~
September 10-16
Click on the link to read Chapter 1 for FREE!

Ace of the Diamond
Again!!
Aho-Girl
Air Gear
Ajin: Demi-Human
ALIVE
All Out!!
All-Rounder Meguru
Ao-chan Can’t Study!
Aoba-kun’s Confessions
Arisa
Asahi-sempai’s Favorite
Attack on Titan: Junior High
Beauty Bunny
Beware the Kamiki Brothers!
Boarding School Juliet
Chihayafuru
COPPELION
Days
Defying Kurosaki-kun
Devils’ Line
Domestic Girlfriend
Elegant Yokai Apartment Life
Farewell, My Dear Cramer
The Flowers of Evil
Gakuen Prince
The Garden of Words
Genshiken Omnibus
Gleipnir
Goodbye! I’m Being Reincarnated!
Happiness
I Am Here!
I Want to Hold Aono-kun so Badly I Could Die
I’m in Love and It’s the End of the World
Interviews with Monster Girls
Karate Heat
Kigurumi Guardians
Kira-kun Today
A Kiss, For Real
Kiss Him, Not Me
Kiss Me at the Stroke of Midnight
Kitchen Princess Omnibus
LDK
Let’s Dance a Waltz
Liar x Liar
Living-Room Matsunaga-san
Love and Lies
Love in Focus
Love’s Reach
Lovesick Ellie
Magical Sempai
Magus of the Library
Manga Dogs
MARS
Mikami-sensei’s Way of Love
Missions of Love
My Boy in Blue
My Boyfriend in Orange
My Brother the Shut-In
My Little Monster
My Sweet Girl
My Wife Is Wagatsuma-san
Mysterious Girlfriend X
Negiho: Mahora Little Girls
Negima!
Nodame Cantabile
O Maidens in Your Savage Season
Our Precious Conversations
Paradise Residence
Parasyte
Peach Girl
Peach Heaven
Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth Side: P4
The Prince’s Romance Gambit
The Quintessential Quintuplets
Ran the Peerless Beauty
Real Girl
Say I Love You.
Sayonara, Football
Sayonara Zetsubou-Sensei
School Rumble
Shojo Fight
Shugo Chara!
A Silent Voice
A Springtime with Ninjas
Sweetness and Lightning
Tsuredure Children
Vampire Dormitory
Waiting for Spring
The Walls Between Us
Welcome to the Ballroom
Witchcraft Works
That Wolf-Boy Is Mine!
Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches
You Got Me, Sempai!
Your Lie in April
Yuri Is My Job!

 

 

Kodansha Comics at Crunchyroll Expo 2019! August 30-September 1

Going to Crunchyroll Expo this weekend? It’s happenin’ August 30 to September 1 at New Crunchy City a.k.a. San Jose Convention Center! and you can find us there at our “Kodansha Comics Got Weird Manga!” panel at 4:30 p.m. on August 30 (more deets, below)!

Plus there’s a whole plethora of Kodansha-related events! Junji Ito, of his own Junji Ito’s Cat Diary fame, will be there, in the flesh, so to speak, as the headliner of the show. But there’s also other related panels and screenings, including the world premiere of the new In/Spectre anime and Chihayafuru Season 3! Here’s a rundown of all things Kodansha Comics-related while you’re there!

PANELS!

Miho Okasaki: The Voice behind That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime‘s Rimuru Tempest
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., August 30 (Friday)
Grand Station (Upper Level), San Jose McEnery Convention Center
Meet the voice of Rimuru Tempest, Miho Okasaki, from That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime! Come learn about her work in the anime industry and behind the scenes of one of the most recent popular shows.

Junji Ito: The Man Behind the Horror
3:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m., August 30 (Friday)
Grand Station (Upper Level), San Jose McEnery Convention Center
Come join one of horror’s most celebrated manga creators, Junji Ito, as we take a look at some of the most memorable works throughout his career, from Uzumaki to Tomie, as well as a look ahead to what’s coming next!

Kodansha Comics Got Weird Manga!
4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., August 30 (Friday)
Classroom 2 (Lower Level), San Jose McEnery Convention
Do you consider yourself a savvy manga fan who’s no longer satisfied by certain formulaic, neverending manga? We got you covered! Kodansha Comics has been launching dozens of new digital-first manga like Are You Lost?, Magical Sempai, and Domestic Girlfriend, offering an even more diverse and robust library of manga officially in English to blow your mind! This panel is the perfect chance to find out what’s up and also add your two cents to what goes into our digital-first lineup. Ready to talk far-fetched manga? Come to our panel and participate in the Q&A for a chance to win special prizes!

Anime’s Best Cats with Junji Itoh
1:45 p.m.- 2:45 p.m.,
August 31 (Saturday)

Cinema 2 (Upper Level), San Jose McEnery Convention Center
Proud cat dad and Master of Horror Junji Ito joins us to discuss the best cats featured anime and manga throughout history! We hear why Ito-sensei is so fond of felines, learn how his own pet inspired many of his chilling tales and share loads of cat memes!

WIT Studio Creative Perspective with President/CEO George Wada
3:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m., August 31 (Saturday)

Classroom 1 (Lower Level), San Jose McEnery Convention Center
WIT Studio is behind many anime hits including Attack on Titan, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, The Ancient Magus Bride and more. Come learn about the creative perspective behind an anime studio with president and CEO George Wada.

WIT Studio CEO, President George Wada Career Perspective
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m., September 1 (Sunday)
Classroom 1 (Lower Level), San Jose McEnery Convention Center

Ever wondered what it’s like to work on popular series like Attack on Titan, The Ancient Magus Bride, Psycho Pass and more? Come join president and CEO George Wada as he shares his experience in the industry.

Find your Phobia with Junji Ito!
4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.,
September 1 (Sunday)
Cinema 2 (Upper Level), San Jose McEnery Convention Center

Ichthyophobia, gyrephobia, somniphobia and much much more! We review Ito-sensei’s most phobia-inducing manga panels, review the history behind them and dig into how he’s creepiest creations came to his pen!

SCREENINGS!

Cells at Work! English Dub Screening
2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., August 30 (Friday)
Episode Room (Upper Level), San Jose McEnery Convention Center
Enter the fascinating world inside your body with the brand new Cells at Work! English dub starring Cherami Leigh (Sword Art Online, Fairy Tail), Billy Kametz (Fate/EXTRA Last Encore, Katsugeki TOUKEN RANBU), Robbie Daymond (I want to eat your pancreas, Charlotte), and Laura Post (The Promised Neverland, March comes in like a lion) under the direction of English voice director Christian La Monte and adaptation by Blair Rowan of FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST: BROTHERHOOD.

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Episodes 1-5
4:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m., August 30 (Friday)
Episode Room (Upper Level), San Jose McEnery Convention Center
Corporate worker Mikami Satoru is stabbed by a random killer, and is reborn to an alternate world. But he turns out to be reborn a slime! Thrown into this new world with the name Rimuru, he begins his quest to create a world that’s welcoming to all races.

Chihayafuru Season 3 Premiere
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., August 31 (Saturday)Cinema 1 (Upper Level), San Jose McEnery Convention Center
Join the producer of Chihayafuru Season 3, Toshio Nakatani, for an exclusive look at the upcoming new season. Be one of the first to watch the return of this series, coming to Crunchyroll this Fall!

In/Spectre: Episode 1-2 World Premiere & A Talk with Producer Tatsuya Ishiguro
5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m., August 31 (Saturday)
Cinema 1 (Upper Level), San Jose McEnery Convention Center
What do you get when you cross romance and mystery with the supernatural? You get In/Spectre! Join special guest Tatsuya Ishiguro as he brings you the latest behind Crunchyroll’s upcoming anime co-production, In/Spectre! Be one of the first to get an exclusive screening of the anime and learn more about the series before it simulcasts in January 2020.

ALL WEEKEND!

Junji Ito Gallery
10:00-19:00, August 30-September 1
Junji Ito Gallery (Upper Level), San Jose McEnery Convention Center
We often learn more from fear, as it is one of the most compelling vehicles for storytelling. “Junji Ito: a master of horror,” will be gracing New Crunchy City with a gallery featuring an array of artwork—three of which are exclusive for Crunchyroll Expo 2019! Mr. Ito’s iconic stories like Uzumaki, Tomie, and Gyo have haunted generations through a concoction of thought-provoking themes and mesmerizing art. We hope this gallery will embed curiosity and awe in each and every one of you!

Manga Library
11:00 – 7:00 p.m., August 30-September 1

Manga Library (Upper Level), San Jose McEnery Convention Center
Check out your favorite manga from Kodansha Comics in the Manga Library, located upstairs!

Kodansha Comics Manga 2 Anime Humble Bundle (Ends 06/24)

Attack on Titan, The Quintessential Quintuplets, Fire Force … A big new wave of Kodansha Comics manga-turned-anime-powerhouses have been coming out of our pages to your screen!

Starting Monday June 10, Kodansha Comics and Humble Bundle team up again to present you our BIGGEST manga bundle yet, Humble Manga Bundle: Manga 2 Anime! That’s $1000+ worth of digital manga including  Attack on Titan and its spin-off Attack on Titan: Before the Fall, Cells at Work!, The Quintessential Quintuplets, and Domestic Girlfriend.  If you are a fan of BLAME! (as seen as anime on Netflix), you may also want to check out BLAME! Movie Edition: The Electrofishers’ Escape and APOSIMZ from the same creator: Tsutomu Nihei. You can also get a taste of the upcoming animated titles like Fire Force and Vinland Saga. If you’re a serious collector type, we’ve got you covered! Get the exclusive art book that’s only available with this bundle,  featuring never-before-seen artwork from those manga-to-anime series! So how does it work? 

Name your price. Together, the books in this bundle usually cost as much as $1000. At Humble Bundle, though, you choose the price!

Read ’em anywhere. These comics are available in multiple formats including CBZ, PDF, and ePub, so they work on your computer, e-readers, iPads, cell phones, and a wide array of mobile devices! Instructions and a list of recommended reading programs can be found here

Support charity. Choose where the money goes—among Kodansha Comics and our preselected charity American Civil Liberties Union and  The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund—or, if you like, a charity of your choice—via the PayPal Giving Fund. For details on how this works, click here. If you like this bundle or like what Humble Bundle does, you can leave a Humble Tip too.

This special bundle ends Monday, June 24, 10:59 A.M. PACIFIC TIME
____________

PAY WHAT YOU WANT! Here’s what you’ll get with each tier:

Pay $1 or more
Cells at Work! Volumes 1-5


Pay $8 or more

The Quintessential Quintuplets Volumes 1-3
Vinland Saga 1-5


Pay $10 or more

Fire Force Volumes 1-15
Vinland Saga Volumes 6-10
Domestic Girlfriend Volumes 1-10

Pay $15 or more
Attack on Titan Volumes 1-10
BLAME! Volumes 1-6
Domestic Girlfriend Volumes 11-18

Pay $18 or more
Attack on Titan Volumes 11-20
Attack on Titan: Before the Fall Volumes 1-16


Pay $20 or more

BLAME! Movie Edition: The Electrofishers’ Escape
APOSIMZ Volumes 1-2


PLUS!
Humble Bundle x Kodansha Comics Exclusive Art Book featuring:
Attack on Titan 
Cells at Work!
Domestic Girlfriend
Fire Force
The Quintessential Quintuplets

Pay what you want. Support charity. Get awesome manga! 

Romance Manga Sale: 99-cent Volume 1s + 50% off all additional volumes for 30+ series

Looking for a new romantic relationship—with manga? 😂 Because here at Kodansha Comics, we may have just the right match for you!

This week only, we’re featuring 33 spicy manga hits like Peach Heaven, Domestic Girlfriend, and Ao-chan Can’t Study, and put them up for a crazy deal at our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kindle, and nook. 

Here’s the deal

Looking for something casual? Then try Volume 1’s of every romance manga on sale on digital for only 99¢!

Wanna get more serious? Then keep going—because all other volumes are up to 50% off!

Pretty sweet deal huh? But you gotta hurry, because the sale will end on May 27!

 

~ Kodansha Comics Romance Manga Sale  ~
May 21-27
Click on the link to read Chapter 1 for FREE!

Ao-chan Can’t Study!
Asahi-Sempai’s Favorite
Beauty Bunny
Beware the Kamiki Brothers!
Black Panther and Sweet 16
Cosplay Animal
Defying Kurosaki-san
Domestic Girlfriend
Forget Me Not
The Full-Time Wife Escapist
Gakuen Prince
Hotaru’s Way
Kakafukaka
Kiss Me at the Stroke of Midnight
LDK
Liar x Liar
Living-room Matsunaga-san
Love and Lies
Love Massage: Melting Beauty Treatment
Love’s Reach
Lovesick Ellie
Mikami-sensei’s Way of Love
Missions of Love
Momo’s Iron Will
Moteki
My Pink Is Overflowing
O Maidens in Your Savage Season
Peach Girl
Peach Girl NEXT
Peach Heaven
Peach Mermaid
Real Girl
You Got Me, Sempai!

 

Manga to Anime Sale: Winter 2019 Season Finales! Domestic Girlfriend and MORE up to 50% off

Spring is right around that corner, which also means  winter—and the winter anime season—is coming to an end! Especially this season, we had lots of new fan-favorite anime that were originally based on manga from Kodansha Comics.

To help you recap them all—and to read ahead from where the anime season left off—this week only we’re holding our Winter 2019 Anime Season Finale Sale, where all the digital volumes of those “manga to anime” series are up to 50% off at all of our digital retail partners:  BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kindle, and nook! (Sale ends April 1.)

2019 Anime Season Finale Sale
— Click on the covers to read free full Chapter 1s —

Fairy Tail— watch the anime on Crunchyroll and Funimation

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime— watch the anime on Crunchyroll and Funimation

Domestic Girlfriend— watch the anime on Crunchyroll

The Quintessential Quintuplets— watch the anime on Crunchyroll

 

Real Girl — watch the anime on HIDIVE

Forest of Piano— watch the anime on Netflix