Kodansha Box

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Kodansha Box is a publishing line from the major Japanese publishing house, Kodansha. Each book is packaged in a silver cardboard slip cover. Single-handedly edited by Katsushi Ōta who describes the lines as: "A collection of works on the theme of the adolescent mind. I hope it will become a sort of index of Japanese popular culture."[1][2]

Kodansha Box began publishing in November 2006 with the slogan Everything is boxed, Kodansha Box.



In February, 2008, Kodansha Box began publishing a literary magazine, called Pandora. According to the slogan, you never know what will come out...[3]


  1. ^ 清涼院流水・西尾維新が年間連載 月1巻「大河ノベル」 (in Japanese). Asahi.com Book. 2007-01-19. Retrieved 2007-01-19. 
  2. ^ 若者向け新レーベルに注目 斬新な大河小説や装丁 (in Japanese). Yomiuri Online. 2007-02-21. 
  3. ^ Kodansha Box Pandora page

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