Attack on Titan Final Volume Variants & Exclusives

By Staff Reports Fans of the international smash hit, Attack on Titan, rejoice! The grand finale of the Attack on Titan saga arrives October 19th, 2021, but it doesn’t arrive alone. Kodansha has teamed up with retailers Kinokuniya USA, Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million, to give fans amazing variant covers and exclusives found nowhere else! Starting 10/19/21 and until supplies […]

JUMP TALES Reveals Full Lineup for New Western Manga Magazine

By Staff Reports JUMP TALES, the upcoming indie comics magazine, has revealed its full slate of series for its initial serialization. The magazine, made by and for fans of shonen manga, features a host diverse, up-and-coming creators each bringing their own style and talent. For Western Fans of Shonen JumpJump Tales is an endeavor to capture the feeling of Japanese manga magazines including Shuiesha’s […]

Dark Horse Comics Mourns the Loss of Kentaro Miura

By Staff Reports On May 6, 2021, Kentaro Miura passed away from acute aortic dissection. He was 54. Miura-sensei was a master artist and storyteller and we had the great privilege of publishing several of his finest works, including his masterpiece Berserk. He will be missed by all who knew his work and all who loved him. Below are a […]

More Than 400 Kodansha Comics’ Manga Joins The izneo Premium Subscription Scheme

By Staff Reports 3 months after the arrival of Kodansha Comics in its catalog, izneo, the global online comics platform offering Comic books, European Comics, Mangas and Webtoons, is proud to announce that more than 400 manga titles will join the 1800  digital comics already available in the izneo Premium subscription scheme.   The reader community will discover unmissable shonen […]

The Drops of God Volumes 12-22 Digitally Available Today in English for the First Time from ComiXology Originals

By Staff Reports ComiXology and Kodansha Comics released volumes 12-22 of the international bestseller The Drops of God manga series in English for the first time. These eleven volumes join the previously released volumes 1-11 and can be read digitally as part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive content at no additional cost for members of Amazon Prime via […]

Comic-Con 2020, WonderCon Cancelled in Light of the Covid-19 Pandemic

By Staff Reports For the first time in its 50-year history San Diego Comic Convention (SDCC), the organizers behind the annual pop culture celebration, announced today with deep regret that there will be no Comic-Con in 2020. The event will instead return to the San Diego Convention Center from July 22-25, 2021. Recognizing that countless attendees save and plan for […]

Manga Review: The Kingdom of the Gods

By Nolan P. Smith The Walking Dead revitalized the zombie genre when it hit the comic book shops and television screens. Netflix launched a series called The Kingdom in 2019. Now the manga that inspired the show is set to release in May, let’s see how this story shapes up. I have not dived into the Netflix series yet, so […]

Kodansha USA Publishing Reveals Summer & Fall 2020 Debuting Print Titles

By Staff Reports Kodansha USA Publishing revealed details of their lineup of print Kodansha Comics and VERTICAL releases from June 2020 to January 2021, as distributed by Penguin Random House. Kodansha Comics Codename: Sailor V Eternal Edition The Ghost in the Shell: The Human Algorithm Volumes 1 & 2 Mashima HERO’S Volume 1 Orient Volume 1 Sachi’s Monstrous Appetite Volume […]

“This is the Way” Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con Brings Pop Cultures Biggest Stars to Las Vegas in 2020

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– As announced exclusively via ComicBook.com, Amazing Comic Conventions LLC is excited to announce that AMAZING LAS VEGAS COMIC CON! is returning to Las Vegas from June 26th to 28th with a FIRST WAVE of headline talent from Disney+ and Lucas Film’s The Mandalorian, Funimation’s My Hero Academia as well as some of the current biggest […]

28th Annual Anime Expo Delights More Than 350K Fans of Japanese Pop Culture

By Staff Reports The Los Angeles Convention Center was the epicenter for anything and everything Japanese pop-culture as nearly three-hundred-fifty-thousand attendees gathered over five days to celebrate at Anime Expo (AX), the largest celebration of this genre in North America. Produced annually by The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA), this five-day extravaganza, held July 3 – July […]

VIZ Media Announces Panels, Special Guests, and Retail Exclusives for Comic Con 2019

By Staff Reports VIZ Media prepares for one of the nation’s biggest annual pop culture events with panels and signings for SHONEN JUMP and SEIS MANOS at Comic-Con International in San Diego, CA. Check out the SEIS MANOS panel, an upcoming Netflix Original Anime Series and VIZ Media’s first original animated property. The panel features a star-studded cast and crew […]

Battleship Yamato Prepares For Launch

By Staff Reports 2199 will be Earth’s final year—unless the voyage of Space Battleship Yamato can succeed, and you can follow their mission as it begins with volume 1 of Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2199, coming to Dark Horse July 2019! Aliens from the planet Gamilas have devastated the biosphere, determined to reshape our planet into their new home. […]

VIZ Media Announces the Release of Abara: Complete Deluxe Edition

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, delivers a visually stunning work of sci-fi horror with the release of ABARA: COMPLETE DELUXE EDITION on December 18th. ABARA: COMPLETE DELUXE EDITION is by famed creator Tsutomu Nihei and is rated ‘T+’ for Older Teen readers. The […]

The Behemoth of Manga Berserk to Receive Deluxe Editions at Dark Horse

By Staff Reports Kentaro Miura’s Berserk has outraged, horrified, and delighted readers since 1989. Now, the champion of adult fantasy manga is presented in a handsome embossed hardcover edition amassing the first three Berserk volumes in Kentaro Miura’s preferred 7×10″ format, with further volumes to come to present the entire series in deluxe matching bookshelf collections. One of the most […]

VIZ Media Announces The Award Winning 20th Century Boys in a New Perfect Edition

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, proudly announces the release of Naoki Urasawa’s award-winning manga 20TH CENTURY BOYS in a deluxe new omnibus edition on September 18th. 20TH CENTURY BOYS: THE PERFECT EDITION Vol. 1 will be published exclusively in print and includes two […]

VIZ Media Welcomes My Hero Academia Creator Kohei Horikoshi at Comic-Con International 2018

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, will welcome MY HERO ACADEMIA creator Kohei Horikoshi for his first-ever North American professional appearance at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2018. Kohei Horikoshi is scheduled to participate in a variety of events during the convention including the official […]

VIZ Media Announces Release of The Definitive Death Note All-In-One Edition

Exclusive Print Edition Collects The 12-Volume Manga Series Death Note Into A Single Omnibus That Features A Never Before Published In English Epilogue Chapter By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, delivers a landmark release to DEATH NOTE fans with the DEATH NOTE All-In-One Edition.

Assassin’s Creed: Awakening #1 Review

Titan Comics Brings the Assassin’s Creed Manga to the States By Tyler Leon Contributing Guest Reviewer Titan Comics has released a few books based on the Ubisoft Assassin’s Creed franchise. Now, with the movie set to launch in December, we get another exciting entry, this time in manga form. For my first review, I am taking a look at Assassin’s […]

The Ghost in the Shell Trailer is Here!

The film based off of the iconic Ghost in the Shell anime and manga hits theaters in 2017 By Nolan P. Smith This looks absolutely amazing. The first trailer has dropped for the live action Ghost in the Shell film, starring Scarlett Johansson, and wow does it amaze. Based off of the epic anime and manga created by Masamune Shirow, […]

Titan Comics Reveals Interior Art for Assassin’s Creed: Awakening #1

Check out some preview pages of Titan’s Assassin’s Creed: Awakening #1 By Staff Reports Titan Comic’s revealed the interior art for ASSASSIN’S CREED: AWAKENING – a thrilling new mini-series of Assassin’s Creed® manga – collected for the first time in English! The series is written by Yano Takashi, and brought to life by artist Oiwa Kenji. Check out the preview pages below!

VIZ Media Prepares to Deliver a Weekend of Fun Activities and Convention Exclusives at Otakon 2016

VIZ Brings Exclusives and Punches to Otakon 2016 By Staff Reports VIZ Media prepares a strong showing for Otakon 2016, one of the East Coast’s most renowned anime conventions, with a roster jam-packed with informative panel discussions, interactive booth activities, promotional giveaways, anime screening premieres, and a special selection of retail products available exclusively at the event. Otakon 2016 takes […]

VIZ Media Details Pokemon Adventures Creator Events at 2016 Comic-Con International

VIZ to host creators of the famed Pokemon Adventures manga series at the San Diego Comic Con By Staff Reports– VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, proudly presents the creators of the famed POKÉMON ADVENTURES manga series – Hidenori Kusaka and Satoshi Yamamoto – for their first-ever […]

Gotta Eat Them All? VIZ Media to Publish First Ever POKÉMON Cookbook This Year

POKÉMON Cookbook to Bring the Imagination of Pokemon to the Kitchen VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the field of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, tantalizes the taste buds of POKÉMON fans and home chefs everywhere as it announces plans to publish THE POKÉMON COOKBOOK: EASY & FUN RECIPES on December 6th. Arriving in time […]