Comic Rush manga mag moves to all digital

26 01 2011

Comic Rush Magazine announced Wednesday that the anthology would be moving from print to 100 percent online starting in April. The March issue will be the last print issue.

Issues will be available on computer, ipad and iphone, and Android devices for 450 yen on the 1st of every month. The March issue is available now for free here: (Comic Rush).

Comic Rush is probably most known for printing manga series Clannad and Galaxy Angel.





Check it — Club Sunday

14 12 2010

Club Sunday is an online manga site from the magazine from Japanese publisher Shogakukan. This month the site posted the first chapter of Raiden 18, a series created by Full Metal Alchemist manga-ka Hiromu Arakawa.

The series is about Dr. Tachiba, a woman who creates her own monster under the influence of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.

The first chapter ran in Sunday GX in 2005, and the second later that year. The third chapter will run in Sunday GX this year.

In all, the site features four other series to read as well.

Check it out here: (Club Sunday).





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.