Post Reply Looking for a resource for purchasing the manga associated with Crunchyroll shows.
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Posted 2/3/15
I'm a big fan of Amazon- and ebook versions are easiest- but hunting through listings is a drain- especially when there is no clear path to a show's original format- book/manga form.

Especially for some of the more low-key series I'm fond of,

Your help is awesome+appreciated!
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Posted 2/7/15
Amazon is definitely a bit of a slog in terms of searching for anything. HOWEVER, seeing as I'm sort of an expert at searching for things, if you email me or PM me what you are looking for specifically I'll see if I can find if for you. What Amazon tends to do is miscategorize things; I think that has a lot to do with people in charge of that sector of the site not being knowledgable enough to properly tag things. So it makes the customer pull their hair out trying to find anything. And it makes searching an endless loop of a nightmare if it's a specialized niche like yaoi or shounen-ai. Unless I know exactly what I'm looking for, I'd spend the rest of my life looking for what I want. It sucks...but that's Amazon. ;)

Ebook versions are always easier and nicer. I like them too but like you I can't always find them and not a lot of online stores handle them. I can tell you a couple of sites off the bat that have been great for finding manga in epub formats.

Chapters/Indigo--- this is a Canada book seller (don't have the URL off the top of my head) and I was able to go to the brick and mortar store in Toronto a few years ago while I was there. The online stie seemed to have a nicer selection of things. Not sure what you are looking for specially but they are good for starters. One caveat I have to let you know about it: they don't use the same epub format as Amazon/Kindle. They use Kobo if I'm not mistaken. However I was able to find the Kobo app for both iOS and Android so that's not an issue. Just need to give you a heads up.

eManga- this site is run by DMP and they have ebook manga. There is also an app for iOS and Android as well, but from what I hear it's not that great.

Sometimes when I'm feeling very brave and want to take a walk on the wild side--- I just go right to the source---cdJapan has a whole section of their site devoted to just ebooks! But it's all in Japanese. For me that's good because I get more practice with my reading skills. :)

Hope this helps you some what and let me know if I can help you further.
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