Official manga reading site announced

13 11 2010

In response to industry demand, 37 publishers announced plans Thursday to bring a digital manga to a U.S. audience at the Denshi Shoseki Comic Summit in Akihabara.

The site is planned for March 2011 release, with a beta version this fall.

Amongst the publishers joining the announcement were some pretty big names, like Kodansha and Shueisha.

The full list is (from animenation.net): Akaneshinsha, Akita Shoten, ASCII Media Works, Bunkasha Publishing, Enterbrain, East Press, France Shoin, Fujimi Shobo, Fusosha, Futabasha, Gakken, Gentosha, Hakusensha, Houbunsha, Ichijinsha, Jitsugyo no Nihon Sha, June-Net, Kadokawa Shoten, Kasakura Shuppansha, Kodansha, LEED Publishing, Libre Publishing, Magazine House, Media Factory, Nihonbungeisha, Oakla Publishing, Ohzora Publishing, Shinchosha, Shinshokan Publishing, Shodensha, Shogakukan-Shueisha, Shonen Gahosha, Tatsumi Publishing, Takeshobo and Tokuma Shoten.

 

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