Vertical
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Parent companyKodansha USA Publishing
StatusActive
Founded2001
FounderHiroki Sakai
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationNew York City, New York, U.S.
DistributionPenguin Random House Publisher Services
Publication typesFiction / Non-fiction / Visual Media
Nonfiction topicsBusiness / Self-help / Lifestyle
Fiction genresSci-fi / Fantasy / Mystery
Owner(s)Kodansha (since 2020)
Official websitewww.readvertical.com

Vertical is a Japanese novel and manga imprint of Kodansha USA Publishing. Founded in 2001 by Hiroki Sakai, in February 2011, the company was bought by Kodansha (46.7%) and Dai Nippon Printing (46.0%).[1] The company was consolidated into Kodansha USA Publishing in 2020.[2][3]

Titles

Vertical, Inc. publishes books from a variety of genres, including prose fiction, manga, nonfiction, crafts, and cooking.

Novels[edit]

Short story collections[edit]

Non-fiction and miscellaneous[edit]

Manga[edit]

References

  1. ^ "Kodansha, Dai Nippon Printing Buy Vertical (Updated) - News". Anime News Network. February 23, 2011. Retrieved December 11, 2015.
  2. ^ Reid, Calvin (January 22, 2020). "Lu Named Kodansha USA Publishing President and CEO Under Restructuring". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved January 26, 2020.
  3. ^ Antonio Pineda, Rafael (January 23, 2020). "Vertical, Kodansha Advanced Media Consolidate Under Kodansha USA". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 26, 2020.
  4. ^ "A Caring Man — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  5. ^ "A Rabbit's Eyes — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  6. ^ "Ashes — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  7. ^ "Vertical Adds Attack on Titan: Before the Fall Light Novel Series - News". Anime News Network. October 11, 2013. Retrieved December 11, 2015.
  8. ^ "Vertical Announces "Attack on Titan: Harsh Mistress of the City" Light Novel". Crunchyroll. October 12, 2014. Retrieved December 11, 2015.
  9. ^ "Vertical Adds Attack on Titan: Lost Girls Novel, Nichijō, FukuFuku: Kitten Tales Manga - News". Anime News Network. July 3, 2015. Retrieved December 11, 2015.
  10. ^ "The Blade of the Cou'rtesans — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  11. ^ "Body — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  12. ^ "The Cage — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  13. ^ "The Cat in the Coffin — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  14. ^ "City of Refuge — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  15. ^ "The Crimson Labyrinth — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  16. ^ a b c "Koji Suzuki — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  17. ^ "ENMA the Immortal — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  18. ^ "Fallout — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  19. ^ "Flowers of Edo — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  20. ^ "Gray Men — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  21. ^ "The Guin Saga — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  22. ^ "A Guru is Born — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  23. ^ "Innocent World — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  24. ^ a b "Vertical Adds Kizumonogatari Novel, Seraph of the End Novels, Ninja Slayer Manga - News". Anime News Network. February 15, 2015. Retrieved December 11, 2015.
  25. ^ "Lala Pipo — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  26. ^ "May in the Valley of the Rainbow — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  27. ^ "Shiono Nanami — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  28. ^ "Naoko — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  29. ^ "Now You're One of Us — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  30. ^ "Outlet — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  31. ^ "Paradise — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  32. ^ "Parasite Eve — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  33. ^ "The Poison Ape — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  34. ^ "Pro Bono — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  35. ^ "Promenade of the Gods — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  36. ^ "Sayonara, Gangsters — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  37. ^ "Shinjuku Shark — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  38. ^ "The Summer of the Ubume — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  39. ^ "Translucent Tree — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  40. ^ "Twinkle Twinkle — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  41. ^ "Winter Sleep — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  42. ^ "Zero Over Berlin — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  43. ^ "Boy — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  44. ^ "Dark Water — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  45. ^ "Season of Infidelity — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  46. ^ "A Slow Death — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  47. ^ "Aranzi Aranzo — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  48. ^ "The Honda Myth — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  49. ^ "Iron Chef Chen's Knockout Chinese — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  50. ^ "J-Horror — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  51. ^ "Nintendo Magic — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  52. ^ "North Korea Kidnapped My Daughter — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  53. ^ "Saying Yes to Japan — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  54. ^ "Sayonara, Mr. Fatty!". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  55. ^ "Slow Sex Secrets — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  56. ^ "The Toyota Leaders — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  57. ^ "Walking Your Way to a Better Life — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  58. ^ "5 Centimeters per Second — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  59. ^ a b c "NYAF: Vertical Adds "Sakuran," "5 Centimeters Per Second" Manga". Crunchyroll.com. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  60. ^ "7 Billion Needles — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  61. ^ a b c d "Vertical Adds Peepo Choo, Twin Spica, Needle, Chi's Sweet Home". Anime News Network. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  62. ^ "After the Rain — Vertical". Vertical. Retrieved April 10, 2021.
  63. ^ "Andromeda Stories — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  64. ^ "Ayako — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  65. ^ "Apollo's Song — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  66. ^ "Black Jack — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  67. ^ a b c "Vertical Licenses Blame!, Dissolving Classroom, Immortal Hounds Manga". Anime News Network. February 13, 2016. Retrieved May 18, 2016.
  68. ^ "Blood on the Tracks — Vertical". Vertical. Retrieved April 10, 2021.
  69. ^ "The Book of Human Insects — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  70. ^ "Buddha — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  71. ^ "Dororo — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  72. ^ a b c "Vertical Adds Princess Knight, Drops of God Manga". Anime News Network. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  73. ^ "The Flowers of Evil — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  74. ^ "Vertical Licenses "Flowers of Evil"". Crunchyroll.com. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  75. ^ "Vertical Adds Kyoko Okazaki's Pink, From the New World Manga". ANN. Retrieved January 7, 2014.
  76. ^ Ressler, Karen (May 18, 2018). "Vertical Licenses Kino's Journey, 'Go with the Clouds, North by Northwest' Manga, Sherlock Holmes and Hirobumi Ito Novel". Anime News Network. Retrieved July 18, 2021.
  77. ^ "GTO: 14 Days in Shonan — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  78. ^ a b "Vertical Adds GTO Prequel, Sequel Manga". Anime News Network. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  79. ^ "GTO: The Early Years — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  80. ^ "The Guin Saga Manga — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  81. ^ a b "Vertical Adds Tezuka's Twin Knight, Kyoko Okazaki's Helter Skelter Manga". Anime News Network. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  82. ^ a b "Vertical Manga Licenses Osamu Tezuka's "Twin Knight" and Kyoko Okazaki's "Helter Skelter" Manga". Crunchyroll.com. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  83. ^ "Heroman — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  84. ^ "Knights of Sidonia — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  85. ^ "Limit — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  86. ^ "Lychee Light Club — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  87. ^ "Message to Adolf — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  88. ^ a b "Vertical Adds Gundam: The Origin, Wolfsmund Manga". Anime News Network. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  89. ^ a b "Vertical To Release "Gundam: The Origin" Manga". Crunchyroll.com. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  90. ^ "Vertical Licenses Gundam Wing: The Glory of Losers, Helvetica Standard Manga". Anime News Network. January 1, 2018. Retrieved January 1, 2018.
  91. ^ "Vertical Adds Mysterious Girlfriend X, The Gods Lie, Devil's Line Manga". Anime News Network. July 24, 2015. Retrieved September 30, 2015.
  92. ^ "MW — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  93. ^ "My Boy — Vertical". Vertical. Retrieved April 10, 2021.
  94. ^ "No Longer Human - Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Archived from the original on June 15, 2013. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  95. ^ "Ode to Kirihito — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  96. ^ "Paradise Kiss — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  97. ^ "Peepo Choo — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  98. ^ "Princess Knight — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  99. ^ "Sakuran — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  100. ^ "To Terra... — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Archived from the original on July 12, 2012. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  101. ^ "Vertical Comics Adds Maybe's The Abandoned Sacred Beasts Manga". Anime News Network. August 28, 2015. Retrieved February 21, 2016.
  102. ^ "Twin Spica — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  103. ^ "Vertical Adds Asumiko Nakamura's Utsubora Mystery Manga". Anime News Network. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  104. ^ "Vertical Licenses "Utsubora" Manga". Crunchyroll.com. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  105. ^ "Velveteen & Mandala — Vertical, Inc". Vertical, Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  106. ^ "Vertical Adds Jiro Matsumoto's Velveteen & Mandala Manga". Anime News Network. Retrieved March 20, 2013.