Manga publisher Seven Seas has begun offering its releases on Comixology, a digital comic platform that sells content which can be read online on apps for platforms such as iOS and Android. The first selection, added on July 18th, is highlighted by Haganai and Dance in the Vampire Bund, which both go for $6.99 a volume.
Prices vary for other series, with OEL going for $3 or $4 a volume.
This debut of thirteen initial titles will be quickly followed by more of Seven Seas’ back catalog and fans will see new releases coming out same-day-as-print in the future.
by Nozomu Tamaki
Volumes 1-3 available
To All Creatures of the Night: Your Salvation Has Arrived! After millennia in hiding, Mina Tepes, the Princess of the ancient covenant and ruler of all vampires, wants change. Using the vast wealth of the Tepes line, she has paid off the entire gross national debt of Japan and in so doing, gained the authority to create a "special district" off the coast of Japan that is to become the future haven to vampires the world over! Now, on the eve of the landmark press conference announcing the existence of vampires to the world, terrorists and rival factions plot to assassinate Mina before she has a chance to make her world-changing announcement!
The Geek's shall Inherit the Earth!
Recent high school transfer student Hasegawa Kodaka is pathetically inept at making friends. When he comes across the brash loner Mikazuki Yozora, who typically chats with her imaginary friend, the two outsiders become the unlikeliest of allies. Realizing that they have no hope of a normal social life, the two outcasts decide to form a group called "The Neighbors Club" in order to make friends and maybe even learn a thing or two about social skills. This wild and offbeat comedy manga about quirky misfits who are obsessed with fandom is the basis for the hit anime!
The Adventure Begins! Like her father and grandfather before her, Cecil Campbell has entered the noble ranks of the Knight Guard, sworn to protect the Independent Trade City of Housman. Now the time has come for Cecily to prove herself in battle. A veteran of the great Valbanill War goes berserk in the marketplace. Cecily confronts him with the prized sword she inherited from her father -- and it shatters to pieces! All seems lost, when a lone figure swoops to the rescue, and expert swordsman with a sword unlike any Cecily has ever seen. His name is Luke Ainsworth, a blacksmith of much renown, who will forge a new sword for Cecily and join her down a path of magical adventure beyond her wildest dreams.
by Madeleine Rosca
Forgetting your homework was never this dangerous! Little Lucy Snow was meant to be enjoying her first day at the nice elementary school in town; however a macabre twist of fate sees her enrolled instead at Miss Weaver's Academy for the Scientifically Gifted and Ethically Unfettered--also known as Hollow Fields. Located on the outskirts of Nullsville and run by the insidious Engineers, the
grim boarding school dedicates itself to raising the next generation of mad scientists and evil geniuses! Classes include Live Taxidermy, Cross-Species Body-Part Transplantation and Killer Robot Construction, and for her own survival Lucy has to master them quickly...the student with the lowest grades at the end of each school week is sent to the windmill for detention--and so far, no child has ever returned!
by Je-tae Yoo
Don't Fear The Razor For fans of Hellsing and Berserk comes an all new ultraviolent supernatural manga series about history's most famous slasher, with a twist. Jack the Ripper is not what he seems--but the truth may be more terrible than anyone imagined. A young police detective from Scotland Yard struggles to unravel the mystery behind the brutal slayings that grip 19th Century London. What he learns will turn his world upside down, and pit him face to face against the Ripper himself.
volumes 1 and 2 offered
Two sexy supernatural tales by the mad inventors of fan favorite Aoi House! VAMPIRE CHEERLEADERS The Bakertown High School cheerleading squad has a secret: behind all their pretty makeup and short skirts are five hungry vampires who sure know how to show their school spirit! When one of their own turns up missing, the vampire cheerleaders have no other choice but to induct one of the eleventh grade girls from 'B Squad' into their vixenous ranks. Siring new recruit Heather Hartley may be the easy part, but keeping her from becoming a vamp-gone-wild and draining the entire football team on the eve of the big homecoming game is another matter! PARANORMAL MYSTERY SQUAD Goth girl Stephanie Kane, her bratty sister Katie, and best friend Charlotte have a good thing going. They've made a name for themselves traveling the country in their trusty Winnebago hunting down cryptids and all manners of supernatural beasties. That is, until the organization known as PETM (People for the Ethical Treatment of Monsters) slaps them with a boatload of new regulations and places a court-appointed PETM liaison on their all-girl team: the enigmatic, albeit slightly anemic, J.C. Summerfield. When things go awry during the team's next case, it's Stephanie's kid sister Katie who finds herself in the hairiest situation of her life...literally!
voumes 1-3 offered
Her name is Luna, and she's the perfect secret agent. Grown in a lab from the finest genetic material, she has been trained since her birth fifteen years ago to be the U.S. government's ultimate espionage weapon. But now, she is given an assignment that will test her abilities to the max-high school!
Kirsti Rivers is an L.A. teenager suddenly transplanted to the small New England town of Arkham Woods. Kirsti and her mom, Victoria, are tasked with clearing out and selling the old house left to them by Silas Scadmore, Victoria's eccentric uncle. But from the hidden recesses of the house, Kirsti and her friends unwittingly unleash and ancient evil that could spell the end of the world-unless they can find a way to stop it first!
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.