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

Fill your hearts during the Our True Loves Digital Manga Sale (Ends 02/08)

Shining a love light on tons of dove-y love stories 

We know it’s early but it’s never a bad time to think about L-O-V-E, and to help celebrate that most wondrous feeling we’ve put together a tremendous selection of some of our most heartfelt, hilarious and exciting love stories for the Our True Loves Digital Manga Sale!

Right now you can save up to 50% off select volumes and series like the fated reunion romance Perfect World , the hilarious “careful what you wish for” romp, Kiss Him, Not Me, the historical love for the ages The Tale of Genji: Dreams at Dawn, and many more!

Be sure to keep your calendars free because this sale won’t last long! So, visit one of our participating digital vendors to see how you can take advantage of this sale that will keep your heart and your wallet full!: Bookwalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kindle, Nook and izneo. Sale runs from February 2nd to February 8th!

 

~Our True Loves Digital Manga Sale~

February 2nd to February 8th

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:

Perfect World (Vol. 1-5)

Sale also includes:

A Kiss, For Real (Vol.1-5)
Aoba-kun’s Confessions (Vol.1-4)
Asahi-sempai’s Favorite (Vol.1-4)
Atsumori-kun’s Bride-to-Be (Vol.1-3)
Beauty Bunny (Vol.1-4)
Black Panther and Sweet 16 (Vol.1-6)
Boarding School Juliet (Vol.1-8)
The Full-Time Wife Escapist (Vol.1-5)
Gakuen Prince (Vol.1-6)
Hotaru’s Way (Vol.1-8)
House of the Sun (Vol.1-7)
I’m in Love and It’s the End of the World (Vol.1-3)
Kiss Him, Not Me (Vol.1-7)
Living-Room Matsunaga-san (Vol.1-4)
Love and Lies (Vol.1-5)
Love’s Reach (Vol.1-5)
Lovesick Ellie (Vol.1-6)
MARS (Vol.1-8)
Missions of Love (Vol.1-10)
Our Precious Conversations (Vol.1-4)
Peach Girl (Vol.1-9)
Peach Girl Next (Vol.1-4)
Peach Heaven (Vol.1-7)
Perfect World (Vol.1-5)
Real Girl  (Vol.1-6)
Say I Love You. (Vol.1-9)
That Blue Summer (Vol.1-4)
The Tale of Genji: Dreams at Dawn (Vol.1-5)
Those Summer Days (Vol.1-3)
To Be Next To You (Vol.1-5)
Tokyo Alice (Vol.1-8)
The Walls Between Us (Vol.1-4)
World’s End Apricot Jam (Vol.1-3)
You Got Me, Sempai! (Vol.1-5)
You’re My Pet (Vol.1-7)

 

Grab some hot deals during the Manga Matsuri Digital Manga Sale! (Ends 8/10)

Beat the heat by staying indoors with tons of manga!

We might not be able to walk the food stalls, or fan ourselves while we look up at the firework-lit sky, but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate summer with an amazing sale on digital manga! That’s right we’re having our own Manga Matsuri with a fantastic selection of titles you’ll want to stock up on to stay cool indoors and read a good book.

For a special extended period of time you can save up to 50% off exciting and fun-in-the-sun-themed titles like the featured supernatural epic Fire Force, the hilarious sea-side seinin series Grand Blue Dreaming , the deserted island survival saga Cage of Eden, and even a bit of time traveling summer love with Those Summer Days.

Want more? Just visit one of our participating digital vendors to save up to 50% off select Manga Matsuri titles listed below: BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kindle, Nook and izneo. Sale runs from July 28 to August 10!

 

~Manga Matsuri Digital Sale! ~
July 28 – August 10
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:

Fire Force (vols. 1-10)

Sale also includes:

Ace of the Diamond (vols.1-13)
Are You Lost? (vols. 1-3)
Cage of Eden (vols. 1-11)
DAYS (vols.1-9)
Grand Blue Dreaming (vols.1-6)
House of the Sun (vols.1-7)
Liar x Liar (vols.1-5)
MabuSasa (vols. 1-2)
NO.6 (vols.1-5)
Noragami (vols.1-11)
Peach Heaven (vols. 1-7)
Suzuka (vols.1-9)
That Blue Summer (vols.1-4)
Those Summer Days (vols.1-3)
UQ HOLDER! (vols. 1-10)
Your Lie in April (vols.1-6)

 

It’s no secret, you’ll save tons on this Double Life Digital Manga Sale! (Ends 3/23)

Have you ever held a secret in your heart? One so deep it was almost like it was being held by another you? You’re not alone! Whether it’s heroes or villains, all the protagonists in the Double Life Digital Manga Sale lead dual lives that force them to keep secrets – sometimes for good and sometimes for EVIL! Now you can follow the secret lives of heroes struggling to keep their powers hidden like in Gleipnir or Inuyashiki, lovers looking to keep their crushes and interests quiet like in Lovesick Ellie or Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otakuand even a villain or two trying to keep from getting caught like in Kasane. So many kinds of secrets can be revealed to you now at an amazing price!

Take up to 50% off all volume of the series listed below by visiting our participating digital partners: BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kindle, MyAnimeList, and nook. Sale runs from March 17, until March 23.

 

~ Double Life Digital Manga Sale! ~
March 17-23
Click on the featured titles for more info or to read Chapter 1s FREE!

1122: For a Happy Marriage
A Kiss, For Real
Ajin: Demi-Human
Aoba-kun’s Confessions
Arisa
Bloody Monday
Deathtopia
Devils’ Line
The Full Time Wife Escapist
Gleipnir
Guilty
Happiness
If I Could Reach You
Inuyashiki
Kasane
Kigurumi Guardians
Kiss Him, Not Me!
The Knight Cartoonist and Her Orc Editor
Liar x Liar
Love Massage: Melting Beauty Treatment
Lovesick Ellie
Mardock Scramble
My Boss’s Kitten
My Wife Is Wagatsuma-san
Our Fake Marriage
Parasyte
Peach Heaven
The Prince’s Black Poison
The Prince in His Dark Days
Real Account
Saint Young Men
Sankarea
Shugo Chara!
The Dorm of Love and Secrets
Tokyo Mew Mew Omnibus
Tokyo Mew Mew a la Mode Omnibus
Vampire Dormitory
That Wolf-Boy Is Mine!
Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku
Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches

And be sure to check-out the debut of an ALL-NEW double life series
Kakushigoto: My Dad’s Secret Ambition By Kouji Kumeta

Read the first chapter FREE by clicking on the cover!

 

 

Fall in love with Manga during our Love Romance Sale! Ends 02/17

Love Romance Sale - up to 50% off

Swipe Right on a New Series!

Is online dating leaving your heart cold? This Valentine’s Day Kodansha Comics & VERTICAL want to help you fall in love with one of over 100 romantic digital manga titles during our Love Romance Sale! As they say, love may be temporary, but manga is forever. And with our expanding digital library, these titles will be with you wherever you go! (We definitely weren’t stood up and left alone or anything…)

Whether you’re into steamy and tawdry romances like in My Boss’s Kitten, absurd and whimsical romps like That Wolf-boy is Mine, or coming of age tales of learning to love like O Maidens In Your Savage Season, our Love Romance sale has doki doki stories of all kinds to make your heart burst (not your wallet)!

Save now up to 50% off more than 100 of our romantic digital manga titles at our partners: BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kindle, MyAnimeList, and nook.

~ Kodansha Comics Love Romance Sale! ~
February 10-17
Click on the featured titles for more info or to read Chapter 1s FREE!

10 Dance
1122 for a Happy Marriage
A Kiss For Real
Aoba-kun’s Confessions
Asahi-senpai’s Favorite
@Full Moon
Atsumori-kun’s Bride-to-be
Beauty Bunny
Beware the Kamiki Brothers!
Black Panther and Sweet 16
Boarding School Juliet
Can I Kiss you Every Day?
Chihayafuru
Cosplay Animal
Defying Kurosaki-kun
Drowning Love
Ex-Enshusiasts: Motokare Mania
Forget Me Not
The Full-time Wife Escapist
Gakuen Prince
Guilty
Hitorijime My Hero
Hotaru’s Way
House of the Sun
I Am Here!
I Want to Hold Aono-kun So Badly I could Die
If I Could Reach You
I’m in Love and It’s the End of the World
Intertwining Lives
Kakafukaka
Kamikamikaeshi
Keeping His Whims in Check
Key Ring Lock
Kira-kun Today
A Kiss, For Real
Kiss Him, Not me
Kiss me at the Stroke of Midnight
LDK
Let’s Dance a Waltz
Let’s Kiss in Secret Tomorrow
Liar x Liar
Living Room Matsunaga-san
Love and Lies
Love in Focus
Love Massage: Melting Beauty Treatment
Love’s Reach
Lovesick Ellie
Mabusasa
Manga Dogs
MARS
Mikami-sensei’s Way of Love
Missions of Love
Momo’s Iron Will
Moteki
My Boss’s Kitten
My Boy in Blue
My Boyfriend in Orange
My Brother the Shut-in
My Little Monster
My Pink is Overflowing
My Sweet Girl
My Wife is Wagatsuma-san
Nodame Cantabile
O Maidens In Your Savage Season
Our Fake Marriage
Our Precious Conversations
Peach Girl
Peach Girl Next
Peach Heaven
Peach Mermaid
Perfect World
The Prince In His Dark Days
The Prince’s Black Poison
Prince’s Romance Gambit
Princess Jellyfish
Queen Bee
Quintessential Quintuplets
Ran the Peerless Beauty
Real Girl
Say I Love You
The Seven Deadly Sins Seven Days
A Silent Voice
A Springtime with Ninjas
Stray Bullet Baby
That Blue Summer
The Tales of Genji: Dreams at Dawn
Those Summer Days
To Be Next To You
To Write Your Words
Tokyo Alice
Tokyo Tarareba Girls
Trap in a Skirt
Tsuredure Children
Until The Full Moon
Vampire Dormitory
Waiting for Spring
Wake Up, Sleeping Beauty
The Walls Between Us
The Wizard & His Fairy
That Wolf-boy is Mine
World’s End Apricot Jam
Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku
Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches
You Got Me Sempai!
Your Lie in April
You’re My Pet

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!

 

 

Digital-first Manga Sale, Part 2: Saint Young Men + 50 series up to 50% off!

As mentioned last week, Kodansha Comics has published over 100 digital-first series and to help get you into those manga gems in our digital library, we’re hosting our two-fisted Digital-first Manga Sale, where all volumes of selected series are up to 50% off at our digital retail partners: BookWalkercomiXology, Google Play, Kindle, and nook. (Sale ends June 24.)

What are “digital-firsts”?

• First are the true “digital-firsts”—the ones that come out first digitally, then become available in print as well. Tokyo Tarareba Girls,The Quintessential Quintuplets,  Grand Blue Dreaming, and Boarding School Juliet all started out this way—and we’ve got several more exciting announcements to come in the months ahead!

If it’s not in print yet, tell us what you like! You can fill out this form to give us your feedback. The road to getting a book licensed in print can be a long and winding one, and we can’t always reply to requests directly, but we are listening—and we really do love and appreciate your opinions, no matter how crazy! 

• Then, for those of you who gotta stay exactly up to date, there’s our simulpubs, which are chapters from selected series published the same day they come out in Japan: you can read simulpubs on Crunchyroll and comiXology.

• Finally, digital-firsts allows us to bring back some of our favorite out-of-print titles—like BECKInitial D, Rave MasterDragon Head, Peach Girl, MARS, and You’re My Pet—that might not otherwise be available!

Questions?—check out our Digital-first manga page to see what’s in store!

Digital-first Manga Sale, Part 2: L-Z

For the second installment this week, we’re putting on sale all digital-first series with titles starting with the letters L-Z—which includes series like soon to be animated Magical Sempai, ’90s shojo megahit Peach Girl and its follow-up Peach Girl Next, and the most talked-about and highly anticipated comedy manga this decade, Saint Young Men! Check out the full list of series on sale below! 

Kodansha Comics Digital-First Manga Sale
Part 2: L-Z (June 18-24) 

Click on links below for free Chapter 1 previews!

Liar x Liar
Living-Room Matsunaga San
Love Massage: Melting Beauty Treatment
Love’s Reach
Lovesick Ellie
Magical Sempai
Mikami-sensei’s Way of Love
Momo’s Iron Will
Museum
My Boy in Blue
My Boyfriend in Orange
My Brother The Shut-In
My Pink is Overflowing
My Sweet Girl
My Wife is Wagatsuma-san
Nodame Cantabille
NOiSE
Peach Girl
Peach Girl Next
Peach Heaven
Peach Mermaid
Perfect World
Pitch-Black Ten
The Prince’s Black Poison
Prince’s Romance Gambit
Princess Resurrection
Princess Resurrection Nightmare
PTDS Radio
Pumpkin Scissors
Rave Master
Real Girl
Saint Young Men
Sayonara, Football
School Rumble
Seven Shakespeares— available only on comiXology and Kindle
Shojo Fight
Space Brothers
A Springtime with Ninjas
Starving Anonymous
Stray Bullet Baby
Suzuka
The Tale of Genji: Dreams at Dawn
Those Summer Days
Tokyo Alice
Tokyo Revengers
Trap in a Skirt
Tsuredure Children
Unlimited Fafnir
Until Your Bones Rot
The Walls Between Us
Wave, Listen to Me!
The Wizard and His Fairy
World’s End and Apricot Jam
The Yagyu Ninja Scroll
You Got Me, Sempai!
Yozakura Quartet

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!

 

Post-Valentine’s Day! Love Is a Battlefield Sale! 60+ romance manga with a twist up to 50% off on digital

Post-Valentine’s Day! Love Is a Battlefield Sale!
Congratulations, you’ve survived Valentine’s Day, again. But let’s be real: romance doesn’t begin or end on February 14, in real life—or in manga! In fact the so-called most romantic day of the year might just be the prelude to one wild emotional rollercoaster ride. And as well-read fans of Kodansha Comics’s extensive romance-manga lineup know, love can be as tough as or tougher than any battle in shonen manga.

So, to get you through to next year’s Valentine’s Day, at least as far as manga is concerned, this week we’ve selected a massive 60+ romance manga series with a twist, and put them at 50% off at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook. (Sale ends February 25.)

~ Love Is A Battlefield Sale  ~
February 19-25
Click on the link to read Chapter 1 for FREE!

FUNNY!
Aho-Girl
Boarding School Juliet
The Full-Time Wife Escapist
Hotaru’s Way
I’m in Love and It’s the End of the World
I Want to Hold Aono-kun So Badly I Could Die
Kiss Him, Not Me
Lovesick Ellie
Magical Sempai
My Wife Is Wagatsuma-san
Princess Jellyfish
The Prince’s Romance Gambit
Tokyo Tarareba Girls
Tsuredure Children
Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku
Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches

CUTE!
Aoba-kun’s Confessions
Beauty Bunny
Can I Kiss You Every Day?
Kigurumi Guardians
A Kiss, For Real
Kamikamikaeshi
Love and Lies
Love’s Reach
Our Precious Conversations
My Boy in Blue
My Boyfriend in Orange
Waiting for Spring

That Wolf-Boy in Mine!
You Got Me, Sempai

TEARJERKER!
House of the Sun
Drowning Love
Kira-kun Today
Perfect World
Real Girl
Wake Up, Sleeping Beauty
Your Lie in April
A Silent Voice
I Am Here!

TROUBLESOME (BUT HANDSOME)!
Beware the Kamiki Brothers
Defying Kurosaki-kun
Kiss Me at the Stroke of Midnight
LDK
Living Room Matsunaga-san
Mikami-sensei’s Way of Love
My Little Monster
Peach Girl
Peach Girl Next
The Prince’s Black Poison
Say I Love You.
A Springtime with Ninjas
The Walls Between Us
Liar x Liar

SAUCY!
Ao-chan Can’t Study!
Black Panther and Sweet 16
Cosplay Animal
Domestic Girlfriend
Gakuen Prince
Kakafukaka
Missions of Love
Moteki
Peach Heaven
Peach Mermaid
 

Happily ever after … ? Hope ya found the kind of love you were looking for!

Digital volume 1s by Akiko Higashimura, Mitsurou Kubo, Makoto Shinkai

Kodansha Comics is the home of awesome manga creators. Did you know we publish multiple manga by Mitsurou Kubo (one of the minds behind YURI!!! on ICE) and Makoto Shinkai (of Your Name. fame)? Are you familiar with all the works of shojo manga maestro Akiko Higashimura (Princess Jellyfish, Tokyo Tarareba Girls) or up-and-coming best-sellers like Taamo (House of the Sun, I’m in Love and It’s the End of the World)? 

To showcase our amazing creators and their work, we’re hosting our first installment of  the Creator Spotlight Sale at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalkercomiXology, Google Play, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, MyAnimeList, and nook. 

Here’s the deal

First of all: all digital Volumes 1s of all series listed below only 99¢!
Next: if you like what you’re reading, keep going—because the all other volumes are up to 50% off!
And to make it even easier for you, we’ve put some of the series available as a complete series bundles up to 60% off!

Pretty sweet deal huh? But you gotta hurry, because the sale will end on May 21!

~ Kodansha Comics Creator Spotlight Sale Part 1  ~
May 15-21
Click on the cover to read Chapter 1 for FREE!

Akiko Higashimura
Akiko Higashimura is HILARIOUS. Princess Jellyfish, her award-winning first work published in English, is the rollicking saga of fangirls taking on Tokyo. In her follow up series, Tokyo Tarareba Girls, Higashimura once again sharpens her razor wit on the lives of young women in the big city. This time she hones in on one single thirtysomething and her dystopian dating problems—”One day I woke up and I was 33”!

Check out this exclusive creator interview with Akiko Higashimura! Princess Jellyfish and Tokyo Tarareba Girls volume 1s are only 99¢ + all other volumes are up to 50% off during the Creator Spotlight Sale! (ends 5/21)


Ema Toyama
Psst … do you like secrets? Ema Toyama’s works are full of attractive girls and boys who are bounded by the power of secrets! In her first long running breakthrough series, Missions of Love, the high school girl with the heart of an “ice queen” appoints 
the ever-popular, yet black-hearted student body president to be her sim-boyfriend … all for the sake of research for her novel! Toyama’s latest work, Aoba-kun’s Confessions is about a very shy girl who just started a peculiar job at a “Listening House” and ends up getting the basketball star from her school as her first client!

Missions of Love and Aoba-kun’s Confession volume 1s are only 99¢ + all other volumes are up to 50% off during the Creator Spotlight Sale! (ends 5/21)

Mitsurou Kubo
You may have heard of her name as the original concept/character designer of the hit iceskating anime series Yuri!!! on ICE . And she’s also the latest rising superstar manga creator from Kodansha Comics! Her first two manga to appear in English are Again!!a dramatic, funny, time-traveling high school story about what it means to cheer on a friend—and  Moteki (from Vertical Comics) a romantic comedy about love, coming of age, and hope … at age 30! 

Again!! and Moteki volume 1’s are only 99¢ + all other volumes are up to 50% off during the Creator Spotlight Sale! (ends 5/21)

Mari Yoshino
The talented Mari Yoshino comes up with something spicier than your typical shojo manga with Peach Heaven, the story of a seemingly average high school girl—who’s a famous erotica author in disguise. All goes well until her supermodel classmate—and the biggest playboy in school—learns about her secret! Mari Yoshino’s follow-up work isn’t quite so salacious: Beauty Bunny is a modern day Cinderella story about a spunky protagonist and the rich boy makeup artist she gets mixed up with!

Peach Heaven and Beauty Bunny volume 1’s are only 99¢ + all other volumes are up to 50% off during the Creator Spotlight Sale! (ends 5/21)

Taamo
Taamo is just one of the many “hidden gem” creators fans are discovering through our digital-first program. Her first work, House of the Sun, is the moving account of a young woman who reconnects with a childhood friend as she puts together the pieces of her life following her parents’ broken marriage. Her follow up work I’m in Love and It’s the End of the World is about a girl who’s always seen herself as the negative to her twin sister’s beautiful photograph, and the handsome boy who just won’t give up on her. Not too many creators tackles the subtle yet complex relationships around a family like Taamo does. If you’ve liked one of her works, you’ll probably like the other one too!

House of the Sun and  I’m in Love and It’s the End of the World volume 1’s are only 99¢ + all other volumes are up to 50% off during the Creator Spotlight Sale! (ends 5/21)


Makoto Shinkai
Kodansha Comics’ sibling publisher, Vertical Comics, has been publishing fine manga adaptations of the films of anime auteur Makoto Shinkai (the director of Your Name.) for some time now. Four standalone manga based on Shinkai’s films—Voice of a Distant Star, She and Her Cat, Garden of Words, and 5 Centimeter Per Secons are ALL only 99¢ during the Creator Spotlight Sale! (ends 5/21)

Kouji Seo
Kouji Seo is a master of “boy-meets-girl” stories—some of you may recognize Fuuka from the recent anime adaptation. But did you know that SuzukaSeo’s previous work, is a prequel and about the parents of  Fuuka? Find out more connections between Suzuka and Fuuka, while both series are on sale! 

Suzuka and Fuuka volume 1’s are only 99¢ + all other volumes are up to 50% off during the Creator Spotlight Sale! (ends 5/21)