CCI EXCLUSIVE: JManga to Launch Unlimited-Access Digital Manga Site – Comic Book Resources

The company behind the digital manga site JManga.com is working on plans to offer readers unlimited access, for a limited time, to individual chapters of a wide variety of new and older manga. The site, which has not yet been named, will launch with 20 titles. Access would be free, but for a subscription fee, users will be able to access material faster and possibly avoid ads.

JManga.com is run by a company known as JManga Co., Ltd., which is backed by the Digital Comics Association, a group of 39 Japanese publishers. The current site allows readers to purchase manga a volume at a time and read it online. At the JManga panel at Comic-Con International in San DIego, business manager Robert Newman announced that JManga will soon offer iOS and Android apps as well. JManga.com currently has 376 volumes of manga available and is adding new titles at a rate of about ten a week. Among the new titles that Newman announced at the panel were “Comic Yuri Hime,” “Mythical Detective Loki,” and Yuichi Yokoyama’s “Garden.”

Also during the panel, Newman announced that JManga.com will offer series from the Japanese publisher Kodansha that were previously published in English by Tokyopop and Del Rey. While he did not name the titles, Newman said that several are still being serialized in Japan, meaning that readers will get new volumes of these older series. “We will actually be reworking some of the Tokyopop titles to correct some of the mistakes that have been discovered by readers,” he added.

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