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Kodansha Reveals August Digital Manga Lineup And Best of Attack on Titan!

From gory manga like Attack on Titan to romance movies like A Silent Voice, our favorite Japan-based publisher is back for their August release! 

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Kodansha doesn’t disappoint whenever it licenses something new, and the company has kept to its word with an exciting list of its latest additions.

With five upcoming digital manga in their August lineup and our favorite ‘Titan’ series getting a colored hardback book, keep scrolling without further delay!

  • I Was Reincarnated as the 7th Prince so I Can Take My Time Perfecting My Magical Ability by Yosuke Kokuzawa and Kenkyo na Circle: August 3rd, 2021

From power struggles to studying magic, this long title is pretty self-explanatory!

I Was Reincarnated as the 7th Prince so I Can Take My Time Perfecting My Magical Ability by Yosuke Kokuzawa and Kenkyo na Circle: August 3rd, 2021
I Was Reincarnated as the 7th Prince so I Can Take My Time Perfecting My Magical Ability | Source: Funimation

As the title denotes, this isekai anime involves a prince who was a sorcerer in his previous life but returns as a 10-year-old after reincarnating! Find out how the prince/sorcerer deals with his obstacles.

  • Yamaguchi-kun Isn’t So Bad by Yuu Saiki: August 10th, 2021

A pervert on the train nearly ruins timid Satsuki Shinohara’s high school debut! But the school “gangster,” Yamaguchi-kun, steps in to save her. Though Satsuki tries to befriend him, he manages to weasel out of her reach, but she’s up for a challenge. 

We follow her as she tries to flip his bad reputation around. High school bad guy turns soft for the girl he saves? Now, this trope sounds worth reading for all you romance lovers! 

  • The Decagon House Murders by Yukito Ayatsuji and Hiro Kiyohara: August 17th, 2021

Based on the best-selling The Decagon House Murders novel by Yukito Ayatsuji, I’m sure Hiro Kiyohara’s manga adaptation won’t be a letdown!

If you’ve had enough romance and isekai anime, here’s one that’ll have you tossing and turning at night. 

Members of the Mystery Club travel to a house on a remote island, coincidentally a scene of a gristly, unsolved, mass murder. The group plans to dig deeper, but should they be trusting the “facts” or even each other? No one is safe now. 

  • Chihiro-Kun Only Has Eyes For Me by Sato Ito: August 24th, 2021

Sato Ito’s romance anime does not slow down: beginning with love at first sight encounters, “you are my muse,” confessions, and talk of stripping, Michi catches the eye of Chihiro-kun. 

Kodansha Reveals August Digital Manga Lineup & Best of Attack on Titan!
Chihiro-Kun Only Has Eyes For Me | Source: Funimation

Of course, they happen to go to the same school, and the aspiring fashion designer, Chihiro-kun, wants to use her as his model. How will their relationship develop? Can Michi hold the attention of such a serious artist? 

  • Mr. Bride by Natsumi Shiba: August 31st, 2021

How many of you present a calm and collected exterior but secretly throw clothes in your closest and don’t put the plates back? 

If so, I’m sure you will all relate and sympathize with the it-woman, Hayami, who is relaxed, confident, and admired by all at work. But her darkest secret about her messy house and bad habits might end her relationship with one of her colleagues, Yamamoto-kun. 

Imagine being glamorized only for someone to find out how slobbish you are? How will Hayami escape the fix she’s got herself into?

For more details and chapter 1 previews for free, check out Kodansha’s official site.

  • The Best of Attack on Titan: In Color

This best-selling manga by Hajime Isayama will be releasing a hardcover book, ​with fan-favorite and fan-voted chapters colorized and in English for the first time.

Kodansha’s August Manga Lineup & New Attack on Titan Edition
Attack On Titan | Source: Official Website

It will be two 2-in-1 omnibus versions and will be released in Winter 2021-2022. I can barely contain my excitement for what is, arguably, one of the best series ever!  

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About Attack on Titan

Attack on Titan is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama. Kodansha publishes it in the Bessatsu Shonen Magazine.

The manga began serialization on September 9th, 2009, and continues to date with 30 tankōbom formats.

Attack on Titan follows humanity settled within three concentric walls to protect themselves from the terrifying titans that prey on them. Eren Yeager is a young boy that believes that a caged life is similar to that of cattle and aspires to go beyond the walls one day, just like his heroes, the Survey Corps. The emergence of a deadly Titan unleashes chaos.

Source: Kodansha’s Official Site 

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