Vertical x Kodansha Comics digital manga sale—up to 50% off thru May 15

This would be a good time to good time to check out what's flying over at Vertical Comics, our sister manga company with a distinctively styled lineup of manga titles from the very fresh Flying Witch and Devils' Line to immaculately presented classics like BLAME!  and Chi's Sweet Home

As the digital distributor of many of Vertical's titles, we here at Kodansha Comics thought we'd give you a special push to go Vertical. For this week only, all Vertical Comics digital titles are marked up to 50% off at our digital retail partners—BookWalker, comiXology, Google Play, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook! You can read free entire Chapter 1 previews of all titles at the cover links.

The Vertical x Kodansha Comics Digital Sale — May 9-15

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Ajin: Demi Human
BLAME! Academy and So On
BLAME!
Chi's Sweet Home
Devils' Line
Drops of God
Drops of God New World
Flying Witch
From the New World
Knights of Sidonia
Mysterious Girlfriend X
The Flowers of Evil
the gods lie.
To The Abandoned Sacred Beasts
Witchcraft Works

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Vote Vertical: digital editions on sale up to 25% through 11/22

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We're making a host of Vertical Comics titles available for first time digitally: the list (below, with Chapter 1 previews at the links) includes Ryo Hanada's best-selling vampires-among-us epic Devils' LineMAYBE's Civil War-monster-fantasy To the Abandoned Sacred Beastsand Riichi Ueshiba's drool-inducing romantic comedy Mysterious Girlfriend X

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The best part? We decided to put 'em all up for sale, including the rest of our Vertical digital editions. Volumes are marked up to 25% off at all digital bookstorescomiXology, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook. Sale runs November 8-22! (Read Chapter 1s at the links.)

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Vertical Comics Digital Editions on Sale until Feb 5

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As we announced last December, we're thrilled now to be working with the wild bunch at Vertical Comics, releasing new Digital Editions from the Vertical catalog. Now we invite you to get into some of these mind-blowing series with a special sale on digital-edition Volume 1s starting from 99-cents. It's going on at every one of our digital retail partners: comiXology, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook

What’s on Sale Now (January 22-February 5):

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Knights of Sidonia Volume 1 for only 99¢

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Ajin: Demi-Human Volume 1 for only 99¢

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The Flowers of Evil Volume 1 for only 99¢

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Witchcraft Works Volume 1 for only 99¢

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Chi’s Sweet Home Volume 1 for only 99¢

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The Drops of God Volume 1 (double-size at 424 pages) for only $1.99

Sale ends February 5. This concludes this winter's "Manga Vacation" promotions, where we offer select digital volumes for sale starting from 99-cents. Check back soon for future "Vacations" though!

New Digital Editions: Vertical Comics library, Parasyte, COPPELION

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Look for a surge of darker-edged manga coming to digital bookstores early this month.

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At last, as announced last week, Digital Editions of the surreal alien-invasion classic (and now anime on Adult SwimParasyte by Hitoshi Iwaaki and the apocalyptic schoolgirls-in-radioactive-Tokyo saga COPPELION by Tomonori Inoue go on sale today. Previously Parasyte was only available in print and COPPELION was only available as a simultaneous streaming title on Crunchyroll Manga. New volumes will be released weekly. Check out full Chapter 1 previews at the cover links above.

We're also very, very happy to announce we're now working with the estimable gang at Vertical Comics to release new Digital Editions, starting with Ajin: Demi-Human, The Flowers of Evil, and Witchcraft Works. Every available volume from these 3 series goes on sale next week, December 8th—that's 24 volumes of manga previously unavailable on digital on sale in one day. Like Parasyte and COPPELION, these series will be available at digital retail partners comiXology, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook.

Finally look for every volume of another trio of Vertical hits, Chi’s Sweet Home, Knights of Sidonia, and The Drops of God, to be available for the first time on comiXology, also on December 8.

For media inquiries, contact pr@kamsf.com or info@vertical-inc.com. Click here for a PDF of the joint Kodansha-Vertical press release.

Click on the cover-links for release info and full Chapter 1 previews:

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Ajin: Demi-Human volumes 1-6. By Gamon Sakurai. The dark supernatural cult hit about a high school boy who attains immortality—and all the problems that go along with it. To be released as a Netflix anime series in 2016.

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The Flowers of Evil volumes 1-11. By Shuzo Oshimi. The acclaimed, and oddly moving, manga series about a bizarre love triangle among perfectly normal (?) high school kids seeking decadence in a small town.

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Witchcraft Works volume 1-7. By Ryu Mizunagi. The manga comedy about supernatural wars in an unusual Japanese high school and the poor guy caught in the middle, adapted into the anime series, now streaming on Crunchyroll.

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Chi’s Sweet Home volumes 1-12. By Konami Kanata. The award-winning, bestselling all-ages manga about the adventures of a mischievous, and painfully cute, stray kitten adopted by a human family.

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The Drops of God volumes 1-4 (plus “New World” volume). By Tadashi Agi and Shu Okimoto. The acclaimed wine manga that changed the way people drink wine and perceive manga around the world.

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Knights of Sidonia volumes 1-14. by Tsutomu Nihei. The manga that became a hit anime on Netflix, by manga science-fiction legend Tsutomu Nihei, set in the coldest reaches of outer space.