January 27, 2021 – New York, NY – Today Kodansha Comics announced they have expanded their availability on comiXology Unlimited & Kindle Unlimited to include an additional nearly 600 manga volumes to the Amazon-powered comics, graphic novel and manga streaming services.
These additions which include volumes from manga series like Attack on Titan Before the Fall, That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Gleipnir, Chihayafuru and more, join the 400+ manga titles already part of the streaming service. On top of that, select full series, like anime-inspiring manga, A Silent Voice, Inuyashiki and Kiss Him Not Me, are now available for fans to read from start to finish. And as an added benefit fans can read many of these additions in Guided View, a proprietary technology which provides an immersive and cinematic, panel-to-panel reading experience.
“At Kodansha Comics we’re continually working to make it as easy as possible for our stories to reach fans everywhere,” says Kodansha USA Publishing President & CEO Alvin Lu. “And by leveraging comiXology and Kindle’s worldwide audience we’re sure our amazing series will find the growing number of manga and anime fans searching for new stories.”
ComiXology Unlimited now offers over 25,000 comics, graphic novels and manga for just $5.99 a month with a 30-day free trial at comixology.com/unlimited. Kindle Unlimited offers over 1 million titles, thousands of audiobooks, and select current issues of popular magazines for just $9.99 a month with a 30-day free trial at amazon.com/kindleunlimited.
For more information on this and other Kodansha USA Publishing titles please visit: https://kodanshacomics.com/.
About Kodansha USA Publishing, LLC
Established in New York in 2008, Kodansha USA Publishing (KUP) is a subsidiary of Kodansha, Japan’s largest publisher. Its manga imprint is Kodansha Comics, which began by releasing Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira and Shirow Masamune’s The Ghost in the Shell. Today, thanks to hits like Attack on Titan, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal Edition, Noragami, and FAIRY TAIL, it is now the No. 2 manga publisher in the United States by revenue. VERTICAL, which publishes fan favorite manga titles like Chi’s Sweet Home and BLAME!, as well as the popular MONOGATARI novel series, is also an imprint of KUP. Both Kodansha Comics and VERTICAL are distributed by Penguin Random House Publisher Services. http://www.kodanshacomics.com
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