Kodansha Comics SDCC 2015 Announcement Recap

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Kodansha Comics made two announcements at their panel at San Diego Comic-Con on the weekend.

First up is their acquisition of Kosuke Fujishima’s new manga series Paradise Residence. It will be published in an oversized format and will start being released in March 2016.

They also announced exclusive special edition packages for volumes 16 and 17 of the Attack on Titan manga. The special edition release of volume 16 will feature original art by Tony Moore (co-creator of The Walking Dead) and a set of 54 premium playing cards, all of which will be in colour. Both this and the regular edition will be released on August 25, 2015. They also announced that the special edition of volume 17 will come with an exclusive DVD featuring the OVA episode “Ilse’s Notebook”. It will be released on December 1, 2015. Previously, this OVA was only available with the limited edition package of volume 12 in Japan.

From November 2014 to September 2017, this author covered as much anime news as possible, and published several dozen reviews of anime and Cartoon Network titles thanks primarily to Madman and Hanabee.

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