Anime Expo Lite (Anime Expo 2020) – Make Mine Manga with Kodansha USA Publishing

12:40 PM – 1:40 PM (PDT) | Channel 1 | Saturday 4 July 2020

Panel Description: Join the manga experts of Kodansha USA Publishing – purveyors of some of the most popular manga properties in the world like Sailor Moon, BAKEMONOGATARI, & Attack on Titan – as they give you a sneak peek at the latest Kodansha manga releases, anime debuts, and more! It’s a no-holds-barred panel where surprises abound – so join us for a look into a manga filled future!


On Wednesdays, they have a Kodansha Live on Youtube (3 PM PT) if you want to keep up to date with the company and their releases.

Spring 2021 New Licensing Announcements:

  • A Sign of Affection – Volume 1 having a digital to print release; Volume 2 getting a digital release.
  • Chasing after Aoi Koshiba – print and digital release March 2021
  • My Summer of You – print and digital release Spring 2021
  • Star-Crossed – digital to print release February 2021
  • Haru’s Curse – print and digital February 2021
  • A School Frozen in Time – print and digital release February 2021

Summer 2020 New Releases:

  • Cells at Work: Bacteria! (spin off) – digital release July 7th
  • Cells at Work: Platelets! (spin off) – digital release July 14th
  • Cells at Work: Baby (spin off) – digital release date July 21st
  • And MORE Cells at Work!!! (So be on the look out!)
  • Fire Force – print and digital release, ongoing
  • Rent-A-Girlfriend – Anime debut July 10! Print and digital release, ongoing

Fall 2020 New Releases:

  • Weathering With You – print and digital release September 2020 (Manga adaptation from the movie by the creator of Your Name)
  • Blood on the Tracks – print and digital release August 2020
  • With a Dog AND a Cat, Every Day is Fun – print and digital release September 2020
  • And more!!

You can check out their full release list on Kodansha’ s website: LINK

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