JManga Lays Out Future Plans At San Diego Comic Con

iOS/Android device plans announced with a selection of upcoming titles

Fans waiting for JManga to offer their content outside the confines of web browsers received some very welcome news at the digital manga portal's San Diego Comic panel. iOS (iPad/iPhone) and Android apps will be debuting in October 2012. 

 

A list of upcoming attractions were also called out

 

Sun-Ken Rock by Korean born artist Boichi - "a fiercely powerful, incredibly intense seinen manga" - the gangster/martial arts epic concerns a Japanese guy who follows his Korean love home and winds up a gang leader. Due July 26.

 

Dousei Ai - a boys love title by Setona Mizushiro (creator of Afterschool Nightmare - about cloned historical figures in high school - released in North America by Viz)

 

Mythical Detective Loki by Sakura Kinoshita (Tactics) -  about Norse god Loki as a boyish sleuth. Starts August 9th.

 

 

Garden, art manga by Yuichi Yokoyama. While this is the first digital edition, a print version is available from Picturebox.

 

Also look out for JManga's upcoming Manga Translation Battle. Open to pro (published) & amateur translators, you'll be able to translate one chapter from a selection of three manga from  Kodansha, Shueisha and Futabasha and possibly win trip to Japan.

 

via @debaoki

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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