Creator Spotlight: Interview with Inuyashiki’s Hiroya Oku

The protagonist of Inuyashiki is not a hot guy or girl. Ichiro Inuyashiki is 58 years old and often gets mistaken for his daughter’s grandfather. One day he encounters an unidentified flying object. His body destroyed, he awakens to realize he has a new mechanical body. That’s when Inuyashiki’s journey to find the meaning of […]

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Creator Spotlight Sale: Ken Akamatsu’s UQ Holder!, Love Hina & more digital manga 50% off thru 11/20

Ken Akamatsu has been the king of rom-com shonen manga since the 2000s. You know his hit manga and anime Love Hina and his even bigger follow-up series Negmia! But Akamatsu-sensei’s hit-manga-maker career doesn’t stop there! His current series, UQ Holder, is a sequel to Negima!  and debuted as a new anime this season on Amazon Anime Strike! To celebrate all things Akamatsu, we’re showcasing […]

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Your Guide to Hiro Mashima events in NYC, October 5-8

— UPDATED September 27: 10/6 KINOKUNIYA EVENT ADDED — With Fairy Tail, one of North America’s (and the world’s!) all-time best-selling manga, nearing the end of its historic run, it’s the perfect time to celebrate and reflect on Hiro Mashima’s accomplishments with the man himself and all his fans in New York City October 5 through 8! […]

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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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Creator Spotlight Sale: Akiko Higashimura’s digital manga up to 50% off! Thru 6/12

To celebrate the nomination of Princess Jellyfish for the prestigious Eisner Award we’re holding a sale on all digital editions by Princess Jellyfish’s brilliant creator, Akiko Higashimura!  Starting today all volumes of Princess Jellyfish and her hilarious followup Tokyo Tarareba Girls are on sale up to 50% off at all our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, Crunchyroll, Google […]

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Creator Spotlight Sale: Akiko Higashimura’s digital manga up to 50% off! Thru 6/12

To celebrate the nomination of Princess Jellyfish for the prestigious Eisner Award we’re holding a sale on all digital editions by Princess Jellyfish’s brilliant creator, Akiko Higashimura!  Starting today all volumes of Princess Jellyfish and her hilarious followup Tokyo Tarareba Girls are on sale up to 50% off at all our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, Crunchyroll, Google […]

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Yu Kinutani interview and concept sketches from Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

The Ghost in the Shell all started as a manga by Shirow Masamune nearly two decades ago. It’s since gone on to inspire the internationally acclaimed animated film, a spinoff TV series and manga, and now a major Hollywood motion picture, debuting on March 31 Yu Kinutani, the artist behind the Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex manga, […]

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