During Kodansha USA’s recent Kodansha Live stream, the publisher announced 5 new manga titles that will debut digitally in August 2021. These manga will be available across all of Kodansha USA’s participating digital vendors including Bookwalker, comiXology, Google Play, Kindle, Nook, and izneo. In addition, Kodansha USA announced that they will release The Best of Attack on Titan: In Color in print in Winter 2021/2022. Further details can be found below.

 

Mr. Bride

By Natsumi Shiba

Release Date: August 31, 2021

Hayami is the it-woman at her job—she’s cool, confident, and admired by all. But her has-it-all exterior belies a dark secret…her house is a mess, and she’s no good at taking care of herself! Enter Yamamoto-kun—her colleague who thinks the world of her, and who refuses to let her slobbish behavior slide. Soon he’s over at her house often enough that she asks him to move in with her! Where will this roundabout relationship take them?!

Yamaguchi-kun Isn’t So Bad

By Yuu Saiki

Release Date: August 10, 2021

Shy Satsuki Shinohara’s plan for a big high school debut are almost ruined by a pervert on the train, but she’s saved by none other than the “gangster” student in her class, Yamaguchi-kun. He’s already got a bad rap with the other students, and though Satsuki tries to approach him, he seems to always weasel out of her grasp. But she’s not one to let a challenge daunt her, and she’s out to prove that Yamaguchi-kun is so much more than he’s cracked up to be.

The Decagon House Murders

Story by Yukito Ayatsuji, Art by Hiro Kiyohara

Release Date: August 17, 2021

The manga based off the best-selling The Decagon House Murders novel by Yukito Ayatsuji! The members of a particular university’s Mystery Club travel to a ten-sided house on a remote island…which just happens to have been the scene of a gristly, and unsolved, mass murder. Armed with details of the murder and keys to the property, they set out to dig deeper…but can they trust the “facts” of the case? And moreover…can they trust each other?

Chihiro-Kun Only Has Eyes For Me

By Sato Ito

Release Date: August 24, 2021

It’s not every day that a guy tells you you’re his muse and to strip down while you’re just minding your own business! But that’s just what happened to Michi—she caught the eye of Chihiro-kun, a fellow student and aspiring fashion designer. He’s inspired by her, and wnats to use her as his model…but can Michi stand the attentions of such a devoted artiste?!

Mr. Bride

By Natsumi Shiba

Release Date: August 31, 2021

Hayami is the it-woman at her job—she’s cool, confident, and admired by all. But her has-it-all exterior belies a dark secret…her house is a mess, and she’s no good at taking care of herself! Enter Yamamoto-kun—her colleague who thinks the world of her, and who refuses to let her slobbish behavior slide. Soon he’s over at her house often enough that she asks him to move in with her! Where will this roundabout relationship take them?!

The Best of Attack on Titan: In Color

By Hajime Isayama

Release Date: Winter 2021 – 2022

  • Two 2-in-1 omnibus versions
  • Hardcover
  • Large trim size (6 3/4 in. X 9 15/32)

Fan-favorite and fan-voted select chapters colorized, and in English for the first time.

About Kodansha USA Publishing, LLC

A subsidiary of Kodansha, Japan’s largest publisher, Kodansha USA Publishing is the English-language publisher of some of the world’s most recognizable manga properties, including Katsuhiro Otomo’s AKIRA and Naoko Takeuchi’s Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, along with a robust catalog of English-language Japanese novels, cookbooks, craft guides, historical and cultural literature, and more. Today, thanks to recent fan-favorite and critically acclaimed hits like Attack on Titan, Battle Angel Alita, Witch Hat Atelier, and the popular MONOGATARI novels, Kodansha USA Publishing is one of the best-selling manga publishers in the United States. Kodansha USA Publishing’s print offerings are distributed by Penguin Random House Publisher Services, and their digital manga and select digital books are available across a number of digital comics, manga, and book vendors. For more information visit kodansha.us.

About The Author Varun Gupta

Varun Gupta is an analyst residing in Minnesota. While his professional interests have led him on the path to the business world, he has always had an immense love of animation and comics. An obsessive manga collector, he spends his free time attempting to read through his massive backlog of series, hoping to one day finish them all. Will he succeed in his perilous quest? Probably not, but at least he’s having fun doing it!