“Humble Manga Bundle x Kodansha Comics: Manga to Anime”—80 digital volumes of the biggest hits in manga to go on sale June 6
Buyers pay what they want for manga hits that went on to become anime and live-action legends, including The Ghost in the Shell and Battle Angel Alita
San Francisco, Calif. (June 5, 2018)—Starting tomorrow June 6, Kodansha Comics will be making available a cache of legendary science-fiction and fantasy manga in the “Humble Manga Bundle x Kodansha Comics: Manga to Anime” in partnership withHumble Bundle.
The offering amounts to over $800 worth of digital manga, or 80 complete volumes of manga that have gone on to be adapted into hit anime or live-action movies, including The Ghost in the Shell, Battle Angel Alita, The Seven Deadly Sins, Ajin: Demi-Human, and Inuyashiki. The actual cost of the bundle is based on Humble Bundle’s unique pay-what-you-want charitable model.
The manga comes in multiple formats including CBZ, PDF, and ePub, so they can be read on computer, e-readers, iPads, cell phones, and a wide array of mobile devices. Bundle buyers choose where their money goes—among Kodansha Comics, two charities, and, if they like, a third charity of their choice via the PayPal Giving Fund. If they like what Humble Bundle does, they can leave a Humble Tip too.
This special bundle ends WEDNESDAY, June 20, 10:59 A.M. PACIFIC TIME.
Here’s what bundle buyers get with each tier:
Pay $1 or more
Ajin: Demi-Human volumes 1-11
+1-month subscription for HIDIVE
Pay $8 or more
All of the above + Inuyashiki volumes 1-10 (complete series)
The Seven Deadly Sins volumes 1-10
Pay $15 or more
All of the above + The Seven Deadly Sins volumes 11-22
The Ghost in the Shell volumes 1-2 (complete series, includes volume 1.5)
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex volume 1-5 (complete series)
Pay $18 or more
All of the above + Battle Angel: Alita volumes 1-9 (complete series)
Battle Angel Alita: Last Order omnibus volumes 1-5 + volumes 16-19
Battle Angel Alita: Mars Chronicle volumes 1-2
Pay $20 or more
Battle Angel Alita Exclusive Wallpapers and Sketch Video
The Ghost in the Shell: Global Neural Network Exclusive Preview (forthcoming September 2019)
Kodansha Ltd. is Japan’s leading publishing house, based in Tokyo, Japan. Founded in 1909, Kodansha Ltd. continues to this day to play a dominant role in media, producing books and magazines in a wide variety of genres including literature, fiction, nonfiction, children’s, business, lifestyle, art, manga, fashion, and journalism. Recently, Kodansha Ltd. has focused on creating and developing a wide range of digital businesses.
Kodansha Comics is the English-language manga-publishing imprint of Kodansha USA Publishing, which was established in New York City in 2008, with the publications of two of the most groundbreaking comics of all time: Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira and Shirow Masamune’s The Ghost in the Shell. Other major manga hits from Kodansha Comics includeSailor Moon, Attack on Titan, and Fairy Tail. Kodansha Advanced Media is a digital-content distributor and producer established in San Francisco in 2015. More about Kodansha Comics at kodanshacomics.com.