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Kodansha Manga Now Available on OverDrive

Attack on Titan OverDriveKodansha Advanced Media, the U.S. digital arm of Japan’s largest publisher, announced this week that it is making over 500 book from 40 different series available on OverDrive. The available titles include the best-selling Attack on Titan and the long-running Fairy Tail.

“Manga and libraries have always been a great fit, because of the crossover with younger readers, and because of the amount of manga out there, digital distribution through libraries presents great opportunities to build readership, ” said Alvin Lu, General Manager of Kodansha Advanced Media.

The books will be available through the browser-based MediaDo reader.

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Brigid Alverson, the editor of the Good Comics for Kids blog, has been reading comics since she was 4. She has an MFA in printmaking and has worked as a book editor and a newspaper reporter; now she is assistant to the mayor of Melrose, Massachusetts. In addition to editing GC4K, she writes about comics and graphic novels at MangaBlog, SLJTeen, Publishers Weekly Comics World, Comic Book Resources, MTV Geek, and Good Brigid is married to a physicist and has two daughters in college, which is why she writes so much. She was a judge for the 2012 Eisner Awards.

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