The Japanese publishing company, Kodansha’s Monthly Shonen Magazine revealed on Tuesday that they will be launching a web publication for its readers in February 2023. The Web Publication will be titled Getsu Maga Kichi (Monthly Magazine Base).
The web publication will have mainly original serializations. Kodansha described the new publication as creating a “secret base” just for readers.
Kodansha’s Monthly Shonen Magazine is currently serializing Adachitoka’s Noragami, Hiroki Yagami’s Dear Boys Act 4, Kyo Shirodaira and Chasiba Katase’s In/Spectre, and Tomo Takeuchi’s Welcome to the Ballroom manga.
It also serialized, Kenji Saitō and Parabora’s Goodbye! I’m Being Reincarnated!, Hiroshi Noda and Takahiro Wakamatsu’s Love After World Domination, Naoshi Arakawa’s Farewell, My Dear Cramer and Your Lie in April, Yo Asami’s Seraph of the End: Guren Ichinose – Catastrophe at 16, and Kazumasa Hirai and Ryoichi Ikegami’s Spider-Man manga series, among others.
Kodansha Ltd. is a Japanese privately-held publishing company headquartered in Bunkyō, Tokyo. It is the largest Japanese publishing company, and it produces the manga magazines like Nakayoshi, Afternoon, Evening, Weekly Shōnen Magazine and Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine.
It also publishes literary magazines Gunzō, Shūkan Gendai, and the Japanese dictionary Nihongo Daijiten. The company was founded by Seiji Noma in 1910, and members of his family continue as its owners either directly or through the Noma Cultural Foundation.