NISIOISIN Sale! Digital manga and MONOGATARI novels up to 50% off—plus Halloween Comic Fest!

To commemorate in style the debut of our epic BAKEMONOGATARI manga team-up today, we’ve decided to hold a special week-long digital sale featuring Japan’s biggest literary phenom (and palindromic pen-name) NISIOISIN! (It’s also our first digital sale featuring novels!)

If you’re an ebook reader, here’s a great chance to dive into some of the most original, daring fiction to appear on the Japanese literary scene in years. On sale is the “first season” of NISIOISIN’s famous MONOGATARI Series, featuring your favorite characters Kiss-Shot, Senjogahara, and Hanekawa. In addition, you can also pick up the full set of NISIOISIN’s thriller manga, Imperfect Girl.

Go to our digital retail partners Apple Books, BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kindle, Kobo, MyAnimeList, and nook this week and get up to 50% off on our NISIOISIN digital libary! Sale ends October 7, though. Full list of titles on sale, below:










Imperfect Girl

Halloween Comic Fest 2019


Wait, there’s more!? The end of the month marks not just Halloween, but Halloween Comic Fest—when participating comic-book specialty shops give away specially published comic books absolutely free. Just check out the Halloween Comic Fest website to find a participating retailer near you.

Both Kodansha Comics and Vertical will be part of the festivities and this year Vertical will be showcasing none other than the BAKEMONOGATARI manga! So here’s one way you can get a free sample, specially printed for comics stores!

As a bonus, there will also be special tribute artwork printed inside … details to be revealed soon! 

Tomorrow: Kodansha Comics Sampler at Halloween Comic Fest on October 28!

Halloween Comic Fest is a chance to see all the coolest comics coming up this holiday season – all for free. If you’re familiar with Free Comic Book Day, it’s like that, only spookier.

This year, Kodansha Comics is participating for the first time, with a special preview of brand new editions of three of the greatest manga of all time: Akira 35th Anniversary Edition, Battle Angel Alita Deluxe Edition, and Sailor Moon Eternal Edition! These upcoming premium manga will feature newly revised translations, new lettering, and larger art, and this is your first chance to see them! 

Just head to your nearest comic shop and pick up the book for free!