Japan's Digital Comic Association , comprised of 39 Japanese publishers, is currently testing out its new manga portal website targeting North America JManga.com in a closed beta as it prepares for the site's official launch on August 17, 2011. The launch of JManga.com has also been announced at the currently in-progress San Diego Comic-Con in a panel and industry release reception on July 22nd.
JManga.com aims to be a manga portal website that can be enjoyed by as wide a readership as possible, with the goal conveying the interest and fun of manga to as many people as possible. Be sure to mark JManga.com's launch on your calendars!
The JManga Portal is
The JManga Portal aims to become a hub to unite readers worldwide more dynamically than ever before.
The Digital Comic Association
The Digital Comic Association was formed to ensure the robust development of the digital comic industry while paving the way for a new generation of publishing culture. The Association promotes the digitalization of manga and manga culture, as a cultural treasure of Japan, aiming to propel the diffusion of digital comics, alongside manga artists, beginning with Japan and on throughout the world.
JManga Co., Ltd.
JManga Co., Ltd. was established on December 22nd 2010 with the support of the Digital Comic Association and its comprising 39 prominent Japanese publishers. JManga Co., Ltd. designs and operates the JManga portal with the goal of sharing Japan's manga culture to as many people as possible worldwide utilizing an official platform that eases the minds of readers and publishers alike. The primary areas of business for JManga Co., Ltd. are manga promotion and digital manga retail, with the goal of contributing, alongside publishers worldwide, to the progression of the manga market as a whole.