Kodansha Comics Anime Expo 2019 Announcements

Update: We have corrected the titles that were announced during the panel thanks to the official Kodansha Comics round-up. Some of the digital-only manga titles were initially labeled as Vertical. We apologise for the confusion.


Book publisher Kodansha Comics has announced a number of new books during their industry panel with Vertical over at Anime Expo 2019. The following manga titles acquired by Kodansha Comics are as follows.

Beyond the Clouds – La Fillette tombée du ciel

Author & Art: Nicke
Published in 2018
Series had been published in France first, coming to print in 2020

Chobits

ちょびっツ

Author & Art: CLAMP
Published in 2000
Joining their Kodansha Classics line-up

Clover

Author & Art: CLAMP
Published in 1997
Joining their Kodansha Classics line-up

Farewell, My Dear Cramer

(Sayonara Watashi no Cramer)

さよなら私のクラマー

Author & Art: Naoshi Arakawa
Published in 2016
Already available digitally, but will be released in print in 2020

Goodbye! I’m Being Reincarnated!

(Goodbye! Isekai Tensei)

グッバイ!異世界転生

Author: Kenji Saitou
Art: Parabola
Published in 2017
Available digitally on 6th August

The Great Cleric

(Seija Musou: Salaryman, Isekai de Ikinokoru Tame ni Ayumu Michi)

聖者無双~サラリーマン、異世界で生き残るために歩む道~

Author & Art: Hiiro Akikaze
Published in 2017
Based on the light novel series of the same name
Available digitally on 23rd July

The Knight Cartoonist and her Orc Editor

(Orc Henshuusha to Onna Kishi Mangaka-san)

オーク編集と女騎士マンガ家さん

Author: Indo Sou
Art: Takafumi Satou
Published in 2017
Available digitally on 13th August

Knight of the Ice

(Ginban Kishi)

銀盤騎士

Author & Art: Yayoi Ogawa
Published in 2002
Coming to print in 2020

Living-Room Matsunaga-san

(Living no Matsunaga-san)

リビングの松永さん

Author & Art: Keiko Iwashita
Published in 2016
Already available digitally, but will be released in print in 2020

Perfect World

パーフェクトワールド

Author & Art: Keiko Iwashita
Published in 2014
Already available digitally, but will be released in print in 2020

Rent-A-Girlfriend

(Kanojo, Okarishimasu)

彼女、お借りします

Author & Art: Reiji Miyajima
Published in 2017
Coming to print in 2020

Saint Young Men

(Saint☆Oniisan)

聖☆おにいさん

Author & Art: Hikaru Nakamura
Published in 2016
Already available digitally, but will be released in print late 2018

Saiyuki

(Gensomaden Saiyuki)

最遊記

Author & Art: Kazuya Minekura
Published in 1997
Coming to print in hardcover volumes in 2020

The Slime Diaries: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

(Tensura Nikki Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken)

転スラ日記 転生したらスライムだった件

Author & Art: Fuse, Mitz Vah
Published in 2018
Based on the light novel series That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime
Available digitally on 30th July

Something’s Wrong With Us

(Watashi-tachi wa Douka Shiteiru)

私たちはどうかしている

Author & Art: Natsumi Ando
Published in 2016
Coming to print in 2020

Sue and Tai-chan

(Sue to Tai-chan)

スーと鯛ちゃん

Author & Art: Kanata Konami
Published in 2017
Coming to print in 2020

Sweat and Soap

(Ase to Sekken)

あせとせっけん

Author & Art: Kintetsu Yamada
Published in 2018
Coming to print in 2020

Yuzu the Pet Vet

(Yuzu no Dōbutsu Karte ~Kochira Wan Nyan Dōbutsu Byōin~)

ゆずのどうぶつカルテ~こちら わんニャンどうぶつ病院~

Author & Art: Mingo Itou
Published in 2016
Coming to print in 2020

That’s all of the announcements revealed during the industry panel on Saturday 6th July 2019. These will be made available for pre-order across multiple retailers over time.

Source: Kodansha Comics x Vertical Industry Panel AX 2019

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