JManga, launched in summer 2011 as a result of the 39 prominent publishers in the Japanese Digital Comics Association working as a unified front to offer a legal alternative to online piracy, has announced that the online manga portal will be shuttering as of May 30th, 2013. Customers with unused JManga Paid Points will be compensated with Amazon gift cards. Get the full details after the jump.
Walkin' Butterfly was previously printed in North America by short-lived josei publisher Aurora, and they released three of the fashion model manga's four volumes before going out of business. After introducing the series to their library six weeks ago, digital manga portal JManga is finally bringing the final volume to English language readers. More after the jump.
Back in April, JManga added Golgo 13 creator Takao Saito's adaptation of award winning period author Shotaro Ikenami's Professional Swordsmen of The Edo Era. This week, the digital manga portal is back with Saito's adaptation of one of Ikenami's most famous characters, feared samrai detective Hasegawa Heizō aka Onihei, the Devilish Bureau Chief. More after the jump.
Two of the titles that JManga talked up at San Diego Comic-Con have gone live at the digital manga portal. Starting today, you can pick the first volumes of Korean born artist Boichi's Sun-Ken Rock and Setona Mizushiro's boys love title Dousei Ai. More after the jump.
JManga has some distinctive titles for this week's Tuesday update. The digital manga portal added Nanao Hidaka's Lady Lady, along with new volumes of Ninja Papa, Ekiben Hitoritabi and Nagomi Club. Get the details after the jump.
Digital manga site JManga.com is taking steps toward providing fans with fast weekly updates to newer and older manga titles as they get licensed! Hit the jump to see what's in store for JManga's library, as well as some news for fans of older TokyoPop and Del Rey licenses!
With Naoyuki Ochiai's retelling of Russian literary classic Crime and Punishment and Ha Seung Nam's manga version of prolific novelist Kenzo Kitakata's take on the classic Chinese political saga, Records of the Three Kingdoms, new volumes of remarkable adaptations headline the wide selection of new entries added to JManga in this week's Thursday update. See the full list after the jump.
Digital manga portal JManga added an eclectic set of new volumes in this week's Tuesday update, including Makiko's supernatural josei series Urameshiya, medical drama Anesthesiologist Hana and three new Ohzora romances. Get the details after the jump.
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. More on Jmanga's plans after the jump.
In this week's Thursday update, the digital manga portal JManga offers the English language premiere of acclaimed author Fumiyo Kouno's cute four-panel pet manga Pippira Note. Speaking of pet manga, there's also new Wonder and Star Protector Dog, along with more Chitose Get You!!, Peace Maker, Nagomi Club, and Harlequin titles. More after the jump.
In this week's Tuesday update, JManga is pushing ahead with the second volume of modeling josei manga Walkin' Butterfly, the English language debut of volume 10 of Tactics, and three new Ohzora Publishing titles. This, plus the digital manga portal's big plans for Comic Con after the jump.
Adding to their library of MAG Garden titles, this week's Thursday update sees volumes 1 and 2 of Nanae Chrono's Peace Maker joining JManga's offerings. The digital manga portal has also added volume 3 of acclaimed author Fumiyo Kouno's To All The Corners Of The World and ten Harlequin books. Get the details after the jump.
This week, JManga is premiering the English translations of Mayu Takayama's Love Spice, Yuriko Matsukawa's Queen's Stairs, and Yoko Hanabusa's Roman Holiday. Get the details after the jump.
Following Tuesday's premiere of three new romance titles, digital manga portal JManga's convergence of summer love continues with the addition of ten new Harlequin romance based manga. New tactics and The Good Witch of the West have also been added. Get the details after the jump.