Kodansha to Launch English Website

posted on 2000-12-01 23:36 EST

Japanese publisher Kodansha is preparing to launch an English language website in order to provide easier access to information about the company and its products to foreign publishers and fans.

C.B. Cebulski of Fanboy entertainment has seen a preview version of the website, "It is clear, easy to navigate, packed with information about the company and their products, and has beautiful images provided by many of the artists that publish with Kodansha". He adds, "their foreign manga publishing endeavors are also spotlighted. It also gives fans a look onto some of the manga that are currently being published in Japan that they can hope to see in the future in English and other foreign languages."

Kodansha is one of Japan's largest publishers of books, magazines and manga, their manga titles include Sailor Moon, Card Captor Sakura, Akira and Ghost in the Shell.

The english website is not yet available, it will be up soon at, Kodansha's Japanese website is at

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