Free Volume 1s Sale

Start a new digital manga series, get 3 volumes for under $5  

Today, Kodansha announced a FREE digital volume 1 giveaway and sale, to help new and existing manga fans get started on some of Kodansha’s most popular, anime-inspiring, and longest running manga series like, Attack on TitanDon’t Toy With Me, Miss NagatoroTokyo Revengers and more! At participating digital vendors, fans can now get volume 1s of select series for FREE, volume 2s for $.99, and volume 3s for $1.99 – 3 volumes for under $5, until Monday, August 2nd!

Kodansha is making it easy for fans to get their FREE volume 1s and discounted volumes 2s and 3s, at the digital vendor of their choice – including BookwalkercomiXologyKindleGoogle PlayApple BooksNookKobo and izneo!

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

Add some FREE vol. 1s to your digital library: Discover Free Vol. 1s

Manga to Anime Summer!

An all-new season of anime is upon us! And of course, that includes some Kodansha manga turned anime as well. Whether you’ve been following along the manga series and eagerly awaited the anime OR have just discovered an anime you need to know everything about – we’re making it easy to dive into the manga that inspired some of this summer’s anime hits!

During the Manga to Anime Summer digital manga sale you can take up to 50% off fan favorite manga that’s made the cross-over to animation this summer like the hilarious dark fantasy, Peach Boy Riverside. Want to read manga series with premiering anime this season? Be sure to check out Mashima’s sci-fi space epic EDENS ZERO, and the multi-relationship rom-com Girlfriend, Girlfriend! If you’re already enjoying the fantasy saga of To Your Eternity, and the time-traveling delinquent drama of Tokyo Revengers, then now’s the best time to start the manga! All these series and more are at your fingertips and digitally available wherever you are!

But this sale won’t last long, so be sure to visit your favorite digital vendor to save up to 50% off select titles from the series mentioned below: Bookwalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kindle, Nook and izneo. Sale runs from July 6th to July 12th!

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

From art to animation: Discover Manga Turned Anime

Epic Tales Await!

Get started on long-running epic series during this digital sale!

Manga has the ability not only to transport us to far off lands, but distant stars and even to the depths of the human heart – but these stories take time and sometimes lots of volumes to tell – which is why we love them! So to help lighten the load on your wallet we’re spotlighting some of our most amazing, long-running, stories during the Epic Tales Sale!

Save up to 50% off select digital volumes of the post-apocalyptic super school girl adventure COPPELION, as well as the dark sci-fi saga Knights of Sidonia. Also if you’ve just watched the To Your Eternity anime streaming on Crunchyroll, and want to jump headlong into the story, now’s the best time to start the emotionally powerful fantasy adventure from the very first volume! All these and more series that are sure to keep you reading long into the night can be yours at a deal no manga fan can pass up.

But this epic sale won’t last long! Visit your favorite digital vendor to save up to 50% off select titles from the series mentioned below: Bookwalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kindle, Nook and izneo. Sale runs from April 13th to April 19th!

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

ALIVE
Altair: A Record of Battles
As the Gods Will: The Second Series
Cage of Eden
COPPELION
Knights of Sidonia
The Heroic Legend of Arslan
Initial D
The Tale of Genji: Dreams at Dawn
To Your Eternity
Vinland Saga

Humble Manga Bundle: Spring 2021 Anime Season Debuts!

Kodansha & Humble Bundle Kick-off the Latest Season of Anime with the Humble Manga Bundle: Spring 2021 Anime Season

Over $900 worth of anime-inspiring manga for $30 including series like To Your Eternity, Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro, EDENS ZERO & more!

Just in time for the debut of some truly amazing spring anime, Kodansha and Humble Bundle have teamed up to launch the Humble Manga Bundle: Spring 2021 Anime Season! Right now, fans can get 80 volumes totaling over $900 worth of manga that inspired the hotly anticipated Spring 2021 anime debuts including the heart-wrenching fantasy series, To Your Eternity, the school days soccer saga, Farewell My Dear Cramer, and even the Hiro Mashima sci-fi action / adventure, EDENS ZERO. But much like a season of exciting anime, this offer will not last – so be sure to get the jump into this Humble Manga Bundle before it ends, Thursday, April 29, 2021.

Read ’em anywhere: All the manga featured as part of the Humble Manga Bundle: Spring 2021 Anime Season will be delivered digitally upon purchase 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!

Support charity: For this Humble Bundle, Kodansha will be leveraging the purchasing power of each bundle – whether it’s at the $1 tier or the $30 to donate a portion of the proceeds to worthy causes! Choose where the money goes among Kodansha and our preselected charity, the Stop AAPI Hate organization – or choose a charity of your preference via the PayPal Giving Fund.

Below are the different tiers for the Humble Manga Bundle: Spring 2021 Anime Season and what fans can expect to receive:

Pay $1 or more to get:
EDENS ZERO Vol. 1
That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Vol. 1
To Your Eternity Vol. 1
Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro Vol. 1
Tokyo Revengers Vol. 1

Pay $10 or more to get:
EDENS ZERO Vols. 2-3
Farewell, My Dear Cramer Vols. 1-3
That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Vols. 2-3
To Your Eternity Vols. 2-3
Shaman King: Zero Vol. 1
The Slime Diaries: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Vol. 1

Pay $18 or more to get:
Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro Vols. 2-3
EDENS ZERO Vols. 4-6
Farewell, My Dear Cramer Vols. 4-6
Shaman King: Zero Vol. 2
The Slime Diaries: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Vol. 2
That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Vols. 4-6
To Your Eternity Vols. 4-6
Tokyo Revengers Vols. 2-3

Pay $25 or more to get:
Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro Vols. 4-5
EDENS ZERO Vols. 7-10
Farewell, My Dear Cramer Vols 7-13
That Time I Got Reincarnated (Again!) as a Workaholic Slime Vols 1-2
That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Vols. 7-10
The Seven Deadly Sins: Seven Days Vols 1-2
To Your Eternity Vols. 7-10

Pay $30 or more to get:
The Seven Deadly Sins Vols. 1-24

Bring some magical excitement into your life with the Action / Fantasy Digital Manga Sale (Ends 02/01)

When you can’t choose between action or fantasy, why not both?

Need a little more excitement AND magic in your life? Then the Action / Fantasy Digital Manga Sale is exactly what you need! Right now we’ve gathered some of our most EPIC action / fantasy titles full of intense battles, narrow escapes, and (literally) monstrous foes and have made them up to 50% off! That’s right jump into and save on a number of fantastical series like the dark action-thriller, To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts, the hilariously violent Peach Boy Riverside, the beautifully tragic To Your Eternity , as well as anime inspiring series like That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Drifting Dragons and FAIRY TAIL!

But this deal only lasts for a limited time before it magically disappears! So visit one of our participating digital vendors to see how you can save: Bookwalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kindle, Nook and izneo. Sale runs from January 26th to February 1st!

And be sure to check out the print debut of action / fantasy epic Orient, available NOW!

To celebrate we have a special note from the author to our fans:

“I am very happy that people all over the world can now read Orient,” says Shinobu Ohtaka creator of Orient & Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic. “Orient is continually getting more and more exciting, and with the recently announced anime adaptation news, I look forward to delivering even more of this excitement to you, the readers.”

About Shinobu Ohtaka:
Born in 1983. Known as the creator of Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic and SUMOMOMO, MOMOMO. The latest series Orient is currently being serialized in Bessatsu Shonen Magazine.

 

 

~Action / Fantasy Digital Manga Sale~

January 26th to February 1st

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:

The Hero Life of a (Self-Proclaimed) “Mediocre” Demon! (Vol. 1-3)

Sale also includes:

Altair: A Record of Battles (Vol. 1-12)
Ayanashi (Vol. 1-2)
Basilisk (Vol. 1-3)
Beyond the Clouds (Vol. 1-2)
Blissful Land (Vol. 1-3)
Drifting Dragons (Vol. 1-5)
FAIRY TAIL (Vol. 1-32)
FAIRY GIRLS (Vol. 1-2)
FAIRY TAIL Blue Mistral (Vol. 1-2)
FAIRY TAIL Ice Trail (Vol. 1)
The Heroic Legend of Arslan (Vol. 1-7)
The Hero Life of a (Self-Proclaimed) “Mediocre” Demon!  (Vol. 1-3)
Hozuki’s Coolheadedness (Vol. 1-2)
Interviews with Monster Girls (Vol. 1-4)
Magus of the Library (Vol. 1-2)
Peach Boy Riverside (Vol. 1-2)
Red Riding Hood’s Wolf Apprentice (Vol. 1-2)
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (Vol. 1-8)
To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts (Vol. 1-5)
To Your Eternity (Vol. 1-7)
Yagyu Ninja Scrolls (Vol. 1-6)
Witch Hat Atelier (Vol. 1-4)

 

New Year, New Manga Sale Kicks-off 2021 with Largest Digital Manga Sale of the Year! (Ends 1/18)

Start the year with tons of manga at a great price until 1/18!

To celebrate the New Year, we’re discounting more than 3000 select digital manga titles up to 50% off at participating digital retailers Bookwalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kindle, Nook and izneo, during the New Year, New Manga sale!

Fans can take advantage of this line-wide sale to stock-up and read beyond the anime for series like Attack on Titan (now in its final season), Fire Force, Gleipnir, Drifting Dragons, Wave, Listen to Me! & more. Not only that but fans can also pick-up hit debuts from 2020 including Don’t Toy With Me Miss Nagatoro, With a Dog AND a Cat, Every Day is Fun, A Sign of Affection, The Hero Life of a (Self-Proclaimed) “Mediocre” Demon! and so much more.

But, be sure to take advantage of this sale, it won’t last long.  Sale runs from from January 5 – 18th!

 

Kodansha USA Partners with INKR Comics Streaming Service

Kodansha USA Announces Expanding Partnership with INKR Comics

Anime Inspiring manga series, Attack on Titan, A Silent Voice, Your Lie in April, among this week’s new additions, with even more debuting next week

Read over 400 volumes from Kodansha USA on the new manga, webtoons, manhua, and comics streaming service

December 17, 2020 – New York, NY –   Today, Kodansha USA, purveyors of some of the world’s most recognized manga properties, has expanded its partnership with INKR Comics, the immersive new comics reading and publishing app, to increase its existing library of fan-favorite manga to over 400 volumes. This week marks the debut of such popular series as Attack on Titan, To Your Eternity, A Silent Voice, Your Lie in April, and more. Also joining the INKR streaming service next week are a number of anime-inspiring manga series like Fire Force, FAIRY TAIL, and The Seven Deadly Sins.
 
Kodansha USA is among the highest profile publishers to be a part of the INKR Comics app launch on October 15, 2020, and has continued to add titles to the budding manga, webtoons, manhua, and comics streaming service. Fans who want to try the new platform can download the app for iOS and Android, here. Once in the app, users can read select chapters of manga for free, and even sample the INKR EXTRA streaming service with a 30-day free trial. At the end of the trial, fans pay only $4.99 a month to continue using the service.

INKR offers readers universal access to comics from around the world, including Japanese manga from Kodansha USA and Tokyopop, Korean webtoons from Mr. Blue and Toons Family, Chinese manhua from Weibo and FanFan, and American comics from publishers such as Image, an unparalleled catalog of diverse works available to read on one app.
 
For more information on this and other Kodansha USA Publishing titles please visit: https://kodansha.us/.

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)

 

Suit up & Save during the Kodansha Costume Party digital manga sale! (Ends 11/02)

Spoopy good savings for the scariest season!

Are you missing the Halloween party scene this year? Well we’re throwing a costume party that’s to DIE for full of witches, vampires, werewolves and… students?! Some of your favorite manga heroes are suiting up (or changing skins in some cases) for the Kodansha Costume Party digital manga sale, where we’re making ALL volume 1st 99¢ and select title up to 50% off after that!

That’s right! Now you can mingle amongst the magic users of Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches, read the daring deeds of the plushy protectors in Kigurumi Guardians, howl at the moon and fall in love with the cuties from That Wolf-Boy Is Mine, walk amongst the children of the night in Vampire Dormitory, and even hide in plain sight with the recently released hidden identity series My Best (♀) Butler! There’s plenty of stories to try on and test the fit, all for a price that’s no trick, and all treat!

Just visit one of our participating digital vendors to sample every volume 1 for only 99¢ and up to 50% off select volumes after that: BookwalkercomiXology, Google Play, Kindle, Nook and izneo. Sale runs from October 20 – November 2nd!

 

~Kodansha Costume Party Digital Manga Sale ~

October 20 – November 2nd

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:

Kigurumi Guardians (Vols. 1-2)

Sale also includes:

Beauty Bunny (Vols. 1-4)
Complex Age (Vols. 1-3)
Cosplay Animal (Vols. 1-7)
Elegant Yokai Apartment Life (Vols. 1-10)
Flying Witch (Vols. 1-4)
Kiss Him Not Me (Vols. 1-7)
Hozuki’s Coolheadedness (Vols. 1-2)
Liar X Liar (Vols. 1-5)
Our Fake Marriage (Vols. 1-2)
Kounodori: Dr. Stork (Vols. 1-9)
Kamikamikaeshi (Vols. 1-4)
Maga-tsuki (Vols. 1-7)
Magical Sempai (Vols. 1-3)
Men’s Life —Her Secret Life in The Boys’ Dormitory— (Vols. 1-2)
My Best (♀) Butler (Vols. 1)
My Boyfriend in Orange (Vols. 1-5)
Red Riding Hood’s Wolf Apprentice (Vols. 1-2)
Tokyo Mew Mew (Vols. 1-2)
To Your Eternity (Vols. 1-6)
That Wolf-Boy Is Mine! (Vols. 1-2)
The Dorm of Love and Secrets (Vols. 1-2)
The Prince in His Dark Days (Vols. 1-2)
The Wizard and His Fairy (Vols. 1)
Until the Full Moon (Vols. 1)
Vampire Dormitory (Vols. 1-2)
Yamada-Kun and The Seven Witches (Vols. 1-11)

Yozakura Quartet (Vols. 1-13)
Yuri is my Job (Vols. 1-3)

Get over $1500 worth of award-winning Manga for $20 with this Humble Manga Bundle! (Ends 6/9)

Over $1500 Worth of Manga for ONLY $20!

What better way to celebrate the amazing stories that have won the prestigious Kodansha Manga Award for serialized manga than to create a Humble Bundle and share these incredible series with everyone for a staggeringly low price. That’s right at the highest tier of $20 you’ll receive over $1500 worth of manga which include the entirety of series like the modern coming of age tale Princess Jellyfish, the classic romantic comedy Love Hina, the indie rock’n’roll saga BECK, the body-horror alien invasion epic Parasyte. Not only that but you could also beef up your digital manga library with tons of volumes from ongoing series like the fantasy adventure To Your Eternity, and the grounded drama story Space Brothers. Hurry because this deal will not last, pay what you want and get the manga you want from now until June 10th!

Name your price: To can get ALL these award-winning titles in the $20 tier, you’d normally have to pay over $1500! But with this special Humble Manga Bundle, you choose the price and what tier you want to pay up to!

Read ’em anywhere: These manga 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. We know you’re excited to pad your pockets with digital manga, but did you know you’ll also be donating to great causes? Choose where the money goes—among Kodansha Comics’ preselected charities, The American Civil Liberties Union, and The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund — or choose a charity of your preference 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.

Kodansha Comics Live Talks Humble Bundle: Looking for a rundown of everything you could get, complete with preview pages and commentary from our own Misaki Kido? You’re in luck our latest epsisode of Kodansha Comics Live does just that! Check out the video below for enlightneing details on this Humble Manga Bundle:

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This special bundle ends Wednesday, June 10, 10:59:59am PT / 1:59:59am ET
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PAY WHAT YOU WANT! Here’s what you’ll get with each tier:

Pay $1 or more
BECK volumes 1-5
Love Hina
Omnibus volume 1
Space Brothers
volumes 1-5

Pay $8 or more
BECK volumes 6-12
Descending Stories volumes 1-5
Love Hina
Omnibus volume 2
Parasyte volumes 1-2
To Your Eternity volumes 1-2

Pay $15 or more
BECK volumes 13-19
Descending Stories volumes 6-10
Love Hina
Omnibus volume 3
Parasyte volumes 3-4
Space Brothers volumes 6-15
To Your Eternity volumes 3-4
Your Lie in April volumes 1-2

Pay $18 or more
BECK volumes 20-26
Love Hina
Omnibus volume 4
Princess Jellyfish volumes 1-4
Parasyte volumes 5-6
Space Brothers volumes 16-25
To Your Eternity volumes 5-8
Your Lie in April volumes 3-5

Pay $20 or more
BECK volumes 27-34
Love Hina
Omnibus volume 5
Princess Jellyfish volumes 5-9
Parasyte volumes 7-8
Space Brothers volumes 26-34
To Your Eternity volumes 9-11
Your Lie in April volumes 6-11


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