Kodansha Comics Is Having a “Manga on Screen: Live Action” Digital Manga Sale

Kodansha Comics has announced that it is having a Manga on Screen: Live Action digital manga sale.

Right now take up to 50% off the drama-filled and television drama inspiring office romance, Sweat and Soap. If you’re looking for a sci-fi action thriller check out the series that’s been adapted to anime and live-action: Parasyte. If you’re looking for a culinary-focused romance that also saw a drama adaptation, take a taste of What Did You Eat Yesterday?. Even two of Kodansha’s biggest sci-fi hits, The Ghost in the Shell and Battle Angel Alita – that saw Hollywood studio adaptations – are now available to read at an amazing price. Experience why these fantastic series made the jump into live-action at a price that’s unreal.

Celebrate the Kodansha manga titles that were adapted into IRL dramas and movies by taking up to 50% off select series in the Manga on Screen: Live Action Sale digital manga sale. To see where you can save, visit one of our participating digital vendors: BookWalker, Kindle, Google Play, NOOK, izneo and MyAnimeList.

Sale ends on May 23, 2022.

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Kodansha Comics Is Having a “Manga on Screen: Anime Past” Digital Manga Sale

Kodansha Comics has announced that it is having a Manga on Screen: Anime Past digital manga sale.

Right now, take up to 50% off such series as the delinquent teacher dramedy that’s inspired anime AND live-action adaptations, GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka. If you’re looking for an endearing coming-of-age tale about a group of literary and love obsessed teens, check out O Maidens in Your Savage Season. If monstrous action is more your speed then be sure to try the body horror battle manga, Gleipnir. Whether you’re trying to rekindle nostalgia for recent and long past anime, or just looking for a new-to-you manga series to start up – you’ll want to take advantage of this digital manga sale.

Celebrate anime past and the Kodansha manga that inspired them by taking up to 50% off select series in the Manga on Screen: Anime Past digital manga sale. To see where you can save, visit one of our participating digital vendors: BookWalker, Kindle, Google Play, NOOK, izneo and MyAnimeList.

Sale ends on May 16, 2022.

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Kodansha Comics Is Having a “Manga on Screen: New & Upcoming” Digital Manga Sale

An all-new season of anime is upon us with a number of Kodansha manga making their animated debut; like the wholesome school-days rom-com Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie, the secret identity sentai love story, Love After World Domination, and the epic fantasy adventure, The Dawn of the Witch. Not only that but we’re also discounting recent manga-to-anime favorites like Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro, Shaman King, Rent-A-Girlfriend and more.

Celebrate the new anime season with us as we spotlight new, upcoming AND recent anime-inspiring Kodansha manga by discounting select series up to 50% off during the Manga on Screen: New & Upcoming digital manga sale. To see where you can save, visit one of our participating digital vendors: Kindle, Google Play, Kobo, NOOK, izneo and MyAnimeList.

Sale ends on May 9, 2022.

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INKR Releases Kodansha Simulpub Content

INKR has announced the global release of 14 simulpub series from Kodansha USA Publishing, including the latest chapters from hit titles such as The Seven Deadly Sins: Four Knights of the Apocalypse, Space Brothers, and EDENS ZERO. New chapters of the 14 simulpub titles will debut on either a weekly or monthly cadence based on the title’s Japanese release dates.

In addition to these titles being simultaneously released to a global audience, the first three chapters for all 14 titles will be free for all users. After the first three chapters, the remaining catalog of chapters will be available for purchase by coin, with the newer catalog and its latest simulpub chapters being available for INKR Extra subscribers. For more information on the launch schedule and availability by title, please visit https://links.inkr.com/kodansha-simulpub-collection.

INKR will release brand new titles from the following Kodansha series starting in April 2022:

  • Wave, Listen to Me!
  • Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card
  • Drifting Dragons
  • The Seven Deadly Sins: Four Knights of the Apocalypse
  • A Sign of Affection
  • The World of Summoning
  • EDENS ZERO
  • Grand Blue Dreaming
  • To Your Eternity
  • Space Brothers
  • The Heroic Legend of Arslan
  • Toppu GP
  • The Ghost in the Shell: The Human Algorithm
  • Shangri-La Frontier

Today, INKR currently works with over 100 leading comic publishers and creators including Image Comics, Kodansha, Kuaikan, Mr. Blue and Tokyopop. Using INKR proprietary technology, readers have access to over 10,000+ chapters on a variety of devices. More importantly, these partnerships have enabled INKR to provide its readers with the most cost-effective and legal option to reading their favorite titles whenever, wherever.

Earlier this year, INKR secured a $3.1M investment led by Monk’s Hill Ventures in pursuit of transforming the manga industry and improving how manga and comics are localized, distributed, and consumed worldwide.

INKR is now available on web browsers, Google Play Store and Apple App Store. Subscription plans start at US$4.99 and coin bundles for direct, individual purchase start at US$1.99. For more information about this service, visit www.inkr.com.

Store Links:
Web: https://inkr.com/
Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.inkr.comics&hl=en_US&gl=US
Apple App Store: https://apps.apple.com/al/app/inkr-comics/id1500548154

Kodansha Comics Announces Digital Manga Debuts for May 2022

Kodansha Comics has announced the new manga titles that will debut digitally in May 2022:

Title: Changes of Heart
Creator: KUJIRA
Debut Date: May 3, 2022
Synopsis: After being dumped by her boyfriend, Koyori went to her longtime friend Hijiri’s house to drink away her sorrow… and ended up spending the night with him. Not only that, he tells her he loves her—and she’s not sure how to reconcile the new development with someone she’s known since they were kids. After all, the stakes are high—if things don’t work out, she’ll hurt one of her closest friends. And to make matters worse, her ex wants to patch things up. Koyori needs to figure out what she wants, before she loses it all.

Title: Oh, Those Hanazono Twins
Creator: Nena Kitajima
Debut Date: May 3, 2022
Synopsis: Tatara Tani is so average it hurts—the only thing he has going for him is that his childhood friends are ultra-popular idol Yuriko Hanazono and her fashionable twin, Ranko Hanazono. They’re both his classmates, and his long-standing relationship with them makes others seethe. So he thinks he’s hit the jackpot when Yuriko asks him to the amusement park with her, even though idols aren’t allowed to date. She dresses up as Ranko to fool the world, but when her ruse is discovered by the school, it’s up to the REAL Ranko to save her sister’s reputation… by dating Tatara herself? This crazy rom-com of errors begins.

Title: This Vampire Won’t Give Up!
Creator: Madoka Kitaji
Debut Date: May 10, 2022
Synopsis: Minami has awful luck with men—she falls for their looks only to find that they’re the worst of the worst. So when she finds out that her next work assignment involves a good-looking, rude-off-the-bat man, she feels just fine about kissing any feelings for him goodbye… that is, until she finds out he’s the son of the author of her favorite childhood picture book series, Bride of the Vampire. But the rude son soon changes his tune, and Minami doesn’t have long before she discovers the secret his gorgeous lips hide.

Title: When a Cat Faces West
Creator: Yuki Urushibara
Debut Date: May 17, 2022
Synopsis: Flow—the phenomenon that occurs when matter falls out of balance and changes form. Flow creates oddities big and small that can be disruptive or delightful in equal measure, and it’s up to Flow Disposal departments and independent contractors to shepherd the Flow back to its natural form. For Chima Kondo, a 35-year-old woman stuck in the body of a 12-year-old thanks to the effects of Flow, understanding how Flow works and how to disperse it has become critical. But when she joins Flow Disposal contractors Hirota and Shacho of Hirota Flow Inc., she finds that there’s more to Flow than she once knew, and plenty more to find out. A supernatural story from the author of Mushishi.

Title: The Untouchable Midori-kun
Creator: Toyo Toyota
Debut Date: May 17, 2022
Synopsis: Talk about meet-cutes. Misaki doesn’t recognize her cute new neighbor when he comes to formally introduce herself… until he reminds her that they went to school together for years. But Midori Tachibana is no longer the awkward kid she remembers—he’s the leader of Japan’s hottest new idol group. But their fated meeting is cut short when he finds out she’s an adult film actress… and he can’t be seen with her if he’s to preserve his squeaky-clean idol image. But can the chemistry between them be so easily erased? A sex-positive, sweet idol rom-com for fans of Tokyo Tarareba Girls and Ex-Enthusiasts.

Title: Koigakubo-kun Stole My First Time
Creator: Rin Miasa
Debut Date: May 24, 2022
Synopsis: Eiko Kagehara truly loves one thing in this world: the MMO she’s played with her friends for the last 15 years, in which she leads a fantasy life as a sought-after blacksmith. But when her friends start leaving to, of all things, get married, have kids, find new jobs… she’s thrown for a loop. So much so, in fact, that she drunkenly shares her gamer ID with her super-hot new colleague… who just happens to have been helped by her in-game in the past, and who wants to repay her by teaching her how to love? A brand-new rom-com from the author of With the Sheikh in His Harem.

Title: Our Fake Marriage: Rosé
Creator: Kiwi Tokina
Debut Date: May 24, 2022
Synopsis: Remi Nikitani is no shy violet—she’s elegant, direct, and ambitious, with plans to take over her father’s corporation. So she’s not interested in marrying for business or political reasons. After all, why be saddled with someone she doesn’t love when she can make her way to the top by herself? But when her father sets her up with Jun Arata, a young hotshot in his own right and someone who knows about the unrequited love Remi fostered for years, she’s thrown for a loop. She rejects him, of course, but somehow he keeps finding his way back into her life. But is he interested in her? Or does he only want to take over her business and leave her in the dust? A sexy spinoff of Our Fake Marriage.

Title: The Rokudo Rounds
Creator: Serina Oda
Debut Date: May 31, 2022
Synopsis: En has no prospects as a child of the slums—he ekes out a living by selling the scrap cyborg augmentations he scavenges to anyone who will buy. But when he’s forced to go through some unethical experimentation, he transforms—making him eligible to become a fighter in the only thing that matters in this bleak world: The Rokudo Tournament.

Source: Kodansha Comics

Kodansha Comics Is Having a “Go Beyond Streaming: Attack on Titan Universe” Digital Manga Sale

The latest season of the Attack on Titan anime may have ended, but now you can read to the very end of the dark fantasy epic AND explore more of the greater Attack on Titan universe at a huge discount.

That’s right, take up to 50% off every volume of the original anime-inspiring global phenomenon, Attack on Titan. Then explore before the events of the main series, with a prequel that follows the rise of a Titan Cult, and a mysterious child survivor known as “child of the Titans,” in Attack on Titan: Before the Fall. If you want to read the origin story behind two of Attack on Titan‘s most pivotal characters – Levi Ackerman and Erwin Smith – be sure to check out Attack on Titan: No Regrets. And if you’re looking for something more light hearted check out the two comedic takes on the Titan world with the school-life AU, Attack on Titan Junior High, and the hilarious gag manga, Spoof on Titan.

Start reading the main Attack on Titan series across a number of all-you-can-eat subscription services like Kindle Unlimited, comiXology Unlimited, INKR, izneo (and more) – then dive deeper with the Go Beyond Streaming: Attack on Titan Universe digital sale to take up to 50% off select volume after that. To see where you can save, visit one of our participating digital vendors: BookWalker, Kindle, Google Play, Kobo, NOOK, izneo and MyAnimeList.

Sale ends on May 2, 2022.

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Kodansha Comics Is Having a “Go Beyond Streaming: Romantic Comedies” Digital Manga Sale

Some of the most amazing hidden gems you can find across the different manga streaming services offering Kodansha Manga are romantic comedies. Lovely wide-ranging stories that can be heartfelt, terrifying, spicy and more. So this week the company is spotlighting some of its favorites during the Go Beyond Streaming: Romantic Comedies digital manga sale.

Right now you can save up to 50% off on such fan-favorite and anime-inspiring series as The Quintessential Quintuplets. For a darker romance where an infatuation can turn powerfully deadly try, Can You Just Die My Darling?. And if you want a new twist on the tale of star-crossed love then look no further than Boarding School Juliet. Love’s depth and breadth may be unfathomable, but you won’t have to dip deep into your pockets to experience this love.

Start reading any of the featured series in the Go Beyond Streaming: Romantic Comedies digital sale, across a number of all-you-can-eat subscription services like Kindle Unlimited, comiXology Unlimited, INKR, izneo (and more), then take up to 50% off volumes after that. To see where you can save, visit one of our participating digital vendors: BookWalker, Kindle, Google Play, Kobo, NOOK, izneo and MyAnimeList.

Sale ends on April 25, 2022.

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Kodansha Comics Is Having a “Go Beyond Streaming: Completed Series” Digital Manga Sale

For all you completist manga fans and also for those just starting and want to read binge-worthy series the Go Beyond Streaming: Completed Series digital manga sale is just for you.

Start reading any of the featured series in the Go Beyond Streaming: Completed Series digital sale, across a number of all-you-can-eat subscription services like Kindle Unlimited, comiXology Unlimited, INKR, izneo (and more), then take up to 50% off volumes after that. Read series like the critically acclaimed, musical manga about grief, loss and perseverance, Your Lie in April. For manga with more of an action / horror punch, read the recently completed Ajin: Demi-Human. For you drama filled and spicy romance lovers, try Domestic Girlfriend. So, read your fill at a price that won’t leave your wallet feeling empty.

With the Go Beyond Streaming: Completed Series digital sale you can read all the featured binge-worthy manga series from start to finish by beginning on your subscription service of choice, and then take up to 50% off volumes after that. To see where you can save, visit one of our participating digital vendors: BookWalker, Kindle, Google Play, Kobo, NOOK, izneo and MyAnimeList.

Sale ends on April 18, 2022.

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Kodansha Comics Is Having a “Go Beyond Streaming: Starters & Fan Favorites” Digital Manga Sale

This month Kodansha is spotlighting a number of series that you can already start reading across a number of all-you-can-eat subscription services like Kindle Unlimited, comiXology Unlimited, INKR, izneo, and more. That’s right read your fill and then Go Beyond Streaming by taking up to 50% off special Starter & Fan Favorite manga to supplement your reading at an excellent price.

Start your manga journey with this wide-reaching sale spotlighting action-packed classic sci-fi series like Battle Angel Last Order and Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex. For fans of anime-inspiring fantasy you can do no wrong reading Fairy Tail and That Time I got Reincarnated as a Slime. If you’re looking for romance with a twist there’s the spicy office drama My Boss’ Kitten or the lychanthrope love story That Wolf-Boy is Mine.

This week’s sale gives a perfect one-two punch to anyone looking to get into manga or just start a new series at a great price. With the Go Beyond Streaming: Starters & Fan Favorites digital sale you can start reading on your subscription service of choice, and then take up to 50% off volumes after that. To see where you can save, visit one of our participating digital vendors: BookWalker, Kindle, Google Play, Kobo, NOOK, izneo, and MyAnimeList.

Sale ends on April 11, 2022.

Source: Kodansha Comics

Kodansha Comics Announces More Print Releases for Fall 2022

Kodansha Comics has announced several print releases for Fall 2022:

Title: Hell in a Bottle (Novel)
Creators: Kyusaku Yumeno and Honojiro Towoji
Synopsis: A children’s Eden on a deserted island turns to hell, as a brother and sister face the ultimate temptation. Told in epistolary form, this bizarre short story takes on themes of faith, degradation, and transgression, accompanied by stunning original artwork.

Classic short stories by literary giants paired with modern illustrators to create a beautiful artbook.

Title: The Moon Over the Mountain (Novel)
Creators: Atsushi Nakajima and Nekosuke
Synopsis: This mystical tale of a man transformed into a tiger is rooted in a story dating from the Tang dynasty, but feels totally immediate thanks to Nakajima’s masterful adaptation and Nekosuke’s gorgeous original art. At once lyrical and philosophical, Nakajima’s story is a timeless classic now made available to contemporary audiences thanks to the Maiden’s Bookshelf series.

Classic short stories by literary giants paired with modern illustrators to create a beautiful artbook.

Title: Skygrazer
Creator: Masakazu Ishiguro
Synopsis: There are weird people abound in a mysterious structure called the Skygrazer: some boys looking for an erotic book, a space detective, a robot… and then a murder happens? Agent Saeko Sakuraba begins an investigation to reveal the astonishing truth hidden in the Skygrazer.

Title: River’s Edge
Creator: Kyoko Okazaki
Synopsis: From renowned author, Kyoko Okazaki, the creator of Helter Skelter and Pink. Six high school friends’ tangled relationship becomes increasingly tighter when they discover an unknown corpse near the river.

Title: Sweet Poolside
Creator: Shuzo Oshimi
Synopsis: Two middle school swimming club students have problems on opposite ends of the spectrum: Toshihiko Ota is troubled by hairlessness and bullied by his peers, while Ayako Goto garners attention for being too hairy. One day Ayako approaches Toshihiko with a crazy request… will he shave her body hair for her?

A perfect example of Oshimi’s unique blend of the sweet and the perverse, this is ultimately an innocent, charming love story.

Title: Last Gender
Creator: Rei Taki
Synopsis: Welcome to “BAR California,” a place where people with different genders, propensities, and sexual orientations gather to find a certain “something.” A transgender bisexual who has been hurt by the voices of others, a pansexual looking for true love, and a person who identities as both male and female. There are as many sexualities as there are people.

Title: Studio Ghibli: The Complete Works
Creator: Studio Ghibli
Synopsis: From classics like Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind to the latest work, Earwig and the Witch, this beautiful art book features 26 acclaimed Studio Ghibli works. Take a deep look into Ghibli’s first 3D feature film, Earwig and the Witch, with an exclusive interview with director Goro Miyazaki.

Title: Am I Actually the Strongest? (Novel)
Creators: Sai Sumimori and Ai Takahashi
Synopsis: To be reincarnated into another world with the promise of a “cheat” power is one thing… but to be reborn as a baby, and then left for dead after your royal parents think you’re powerless? That’s another thing entirely. Now the newly-born Reinhart—or Hart to his new friends—must find his way through a dangerous world… but luckily he’s got magic that’s quite literally off the charts.

Title: My Unique Skill Makes Me OP even at Level 1 (Novel)
Creators: Nazuna Miki and Subachi
Synopsis: Ryota Sato gets the surprise of his life when he’s suddenly transported into another world and nearly clobbered at the hands of the young, pretty adventurer Emily Brown. This new world revolves around defeating monsters and profiting off whatever they drop—food, money, items, and more. Unfortunately for Ryota, he has no skills to speak of… until he learns he has otherworldly drop luck that brings him never-before-seen items. Suddenly his luck turns around… or does it?

Title: As a Reincarnated Aristocrat I’ll Use My Appraisal Skill to Rise in the World (Novel)
Creators: Miraijin A and Jimmy
Synopsis: After 35 years of perfectly ordinary life, a run-of-the-mill businessman suddenly drops dead… only to be reborn in another world. Now he must live as Ars Louvent, scion of a minor noble family and wielder of a fabulous skill: Appraisal, the power to perceive the strengths and abilities of others at a glance.

He’ll need it, too, because there are plenty of problems to solve in the Louvent family’s territory. Ars only has one choice: recruit the most talented individuals his skill can find, and rise up to new heights in his brand new world.

Title: The Dawn of the Witch (Novel)
Creators: Kakeru Kobashiri, Takashi Iwasaki, and Yoshinori Shizuma
Synopsis: Saybil is a magic student with no memories of his life before he met a mysterious silver-haired woman in an alley. Now he travels with his teacher, Loux, another student named Holt, and the beastfallen Kudo for “special training”… but this field trip may not be as routine as it seems. This sequel to the popular Grimoire of Zero series introduces new settings and protagonists, while retaining the thrilling action, detailed world-building, and emotional resonance of its predecessor. Forthcoming anime from Tezuka Productions.

Source: Kodansha Comics