Hot summer, hot reading from VERTICAL!

It’s June and now the summer is really getting started! Time for the beach, the pool, some quiet reading in the shade – and some of the best that Vertical has to offer. The month is bookended by the release … Continue reading

Creator Spotlight Sale: Tsutomu Nihei x Netflix digital manga up to 50% off

Did you know Killy, the protagonist in Nihei’s breakout science-fiction manga series BLAME!, makes a cameo appearance in his later masterwork, Knights of Sidonia? Or that APOSIMZ, Nihei’s latest series (simulpubbing on comiXology and Kindle), is briefly mentioned as a name of a spaceship in Knights of Sidonia? Well, here’s a good chance to dig deeper into […]

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New debuts Kasane, Real Girl + 14 other digital-first series on sale up to 50% off

“Every rose has its thorn,” right? It’s so true, and with that in mind, we celebrate manga this week that walk that fine line between beauty and danger, including our 2 newest digital debuts, the goth-thriller Kasane by Daruma Matsuura and the off-kilter romantic comedy Real Girl by Mao Nanami.  Volume 1s of both titles go on sale today May 30 at […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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April Showers mean more Vertical Reading Hours

New Releases Ajin: Demi-Human, 09 by Gamon Sakurai Devils’ Line, 07 by Ryo Hanada Tokyo ESP, 08 by Hajime Segawa Immortal Hounds, 04 by Ryo Yasohachi April is a month of transition. With it comes spring showers, warmer longer days, … Continue reading

Get ’em all: all Kodansha Comics digital-first manga up to 45% off thru 4/17!

Did you know? In the past few months Kodansha Comics has launched over a dozen new digital-first manga series in order to offer a more diverse and robust library of manga in English. If you haven’t kept up with our announcements, here’s a great way to get started and explore! Now we’re offering our full list of […]

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Spring into a New Season with Vertical

New Releases BLAME!, 03 by Tsutomu Nihei Mysterious Girlfriend X, 05 by Riichi Ueshiba Nichijou – My Ordinary Life, 07 by Keiichi Arawi Flying Witch, 01 by Chihiro Ishizuka There is an idiom that states, “march comes in like a … Continue reading

Digital-firsts debuting 3/21: Hozuki’s Coolheadedness, Altair, Museum, BLAME! Academy

— More March digital debuts — After announcing Ace of the Diamond, All-Rounder Meguru, and Giant Killing at Emerald City Comic Con earlier this month, we’ve got more series making their Volume 1 digital-first debuts, keeping up our 2017 ramp-up of digital titles: Natsumi Eguchi’s hellfire comedy Hozuki’s Coolheadedness, Kotono Kato’s alternate-history medieval war-drama Altair: A Record of Battles, Ryosuke Tomoe’s […]

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Science-Fiction Manga by Nihei: pay what you want on Humble Bundle until January 11

January 9 UPDATE (3 p.m. Pacific): Only 2 days left, but we’ve attained our $100,000 goal—that means all those who made or make a donation of $17 or more for the entire bundle will also be receiving bonus content only available from Humble Bundle: APOSIMZ (the prologue chapter from Tsutomu Nihei’s new manga series), an exclusive Nihei video, […]

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Say Farewell to 2016 with Vertical

New Releases BLAME!, 02 by Tsutomu Nihei Mysterious Girlfriend X, 04 by Riichi Ueshiba The Complete Chi’s Sweet Home, 04 by Konami Kanata Devils’ Line, 04 by Ryo Hanada As 2016 comes to a close, some of us in the … Continue reading

You’re Gonna Fall for These Hits

So Much Manga to Choose From… Two months worth of manga to cover, so let’s get going… New Releases Witchcraft Works, 09 by Ryu Mizunagi Wolfsmund, 07 by Mitsuhisa Kuji Tokyo ESP, 06 by Hajime Segawa To the Abandoned Sacred … Continue reading

Summer Blockbusters

Summer is full of big big franchises! Full of action, excitement and tension these works tend to be memorable and often big budgeted. Vertical may not have the biggest budgets to blow, but it does have some big names. And … Continue reading