Image credit: globalcomix Earlier this year, GlobalComix – a popular digital comics platform – relaunched its desktop portal. Now, the company has announced its plan to launch a mobile app by the end of 2023. The company has already launched the public beta version of the app, available in the iOS App Store for Apple users. The Android version is coming very soon.Although … [Read more...] about GlobalComix May Soon Let You Read Digital Comics On Your Phone
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Viz Media brings something exciting every month. And, if you’re a fan of comic books, the comic publisher has exciting titles for October 2023. Here’s what we know so far: Debuting Series Tamon’s B-Side, Vol. 1: Tamon threatens to quit his band out of her insecurity. A fan named Utage will do everything to support her favorite singer and keep him from quitting. New … [Read more...] about Viz Media Upcoming Releases in 2023: What to Expect
It’s amazing how a spark of imagination in a writer's mind can create fictional worlds which end up shaping the collective cultural landscape of our actual physical world. From George Lucas’s Star Wars, to the Harry Potter series, and the vast universe of the Star Trek franchise, it’s rather astounding how a “story” can inspire so much innovation and influence other creators … [Read more...] about Mega Manga ‘One Piece’ breaks records
Image credit: bloomberg Japanese manga is known for their simple storyline, interesting characters and incredible art style. Its global market size was valued at USD 12.13 billion (2022), with an expected CAGR of 17.4% (from 2023 to 2030). Its true-to-life story depiction has certainly attracted a large number of readers from different age groups and geographical … [Read more...] about Will Korean Webtoon Surpass the Popularity of Japanese Manga?
With the growing popularity of manga, an increasing number of Manga reader apps are surfacing. But you need the best app to have an immersive experience reading the intriguing storyline of your favorite manga.So, here are our hand-picked manga reader apps for iOS you can use on iPhones and iPads. Let’s take a look: Shonen Jump Manga & Comics – Most Trustworthy This is … [Read more...] about Best Manga Reader Apps for iOS
In a bold move that bypasses its established comiXology platform, Amazon is making a significant foray into the realm of webtoons, introducing its own dedicated division called Amazon Fliptoon, ThePopVerse reported. This innovative venture aims to captivate audiences in a fresh way, marking Amazon's entry into original webtoon content.Distinguishing itself from conventional … [Read more...] about Amazon ventures into Webtoons industry with Amazon Fliptoon
Amid the expansion of tech giants into the realm of digital comics, the CEO of WEBTOON is unwavering in his belief that his company possesses the tools for triumph, even in the face of industry heavyweights such as Apple and Amazon, ThePopVerse reported.Recent developments reveal that Amazon Japan has entered the scene with its novel vertical scroll comic format named … [Read more...] about WEBTOON prepares to compete against tech giants like Apple and Amazon
With a global market size of USD 12.13 billion (as of 2022), Japanese mangas have indeed become an essential part of comic connoisseurs' life. The industry is likely to grow at a CAGR of 17.4 between the timeframe of 2023 to 2030. Amidst the rise of the manga genre, one of the common questions that often arise in a person's mind is what's with the popularity of manga and why … [Read more...] about Why Are Japanese Mangas More Popular than American Comics?
Image credit: youtubeTokyoPop, the well-known publisher, distributor, and licensor of anime/mangas/manwa in America, has launched its new romance imprint called LoveLove. The incredible platform is likely to feature diverse content related to "shoujo, josei, girls love, boys love, and more". For readers who are interested in the romantic genres of manga, LoveLove has "got … [Read more...] about TokyoPop Launches Romantic Imprint LoveLove For Manga Readers
Manga and webtoons are some of the most trending genres for digital comics worldwide. However, their popularity in the US has been remarkably high. This could be justified by the statistics, which indicate about 160 percent growth in manga sales in the US in 2021. As for webtoons, according to a 2021 Forbes article, the company has 14 million active users in the US (out of 72 … [Read more...] about New Manga and Webtoon Imprints to Thrive the Comic World
During its Anime Expo, J-Novel Club made an exciting announcement regarding the acquisition of 14 new titles, AnimeNewsNetwork reported. This includes the licensing of seven captivating light novel titles and an additional seven thrilling manga titles, expanding their diverse catalog.In addition to these new acquisitions, J-Novel Club revealed their plans to produce an … [Read more...] about J-Novel Club announces acquisition of a bunch of manga, and light novels at Anime Expo Industry Panel
Image credit: comicsbeatLast year, when ComiXology Founder & CEO David Steinberger announced his resignation over a Twitter post, it came as a shocker for people. However, this year David Steinberger along with the former head of content of ComiXology, Chip Mosher, came up with a new venture called the DSTLRY. As per their official Twitter handle bio, DSTLRY describes … [Read more...] about DSTLRY to Redefine the Way We Buy Online Comics?
Manga piracy website 13DL has been shut down. The website that featured more than 20,000 illegal Manga content had to close when a DMCA subpoena directed CDN provider Cloudflare to unleash the identity of the pirated website's owner. While Cloudflare is yet to submit the details to CODA, the anti-piracy group is working hard so justice can be served right.The initiative was … [Read more...] about Pirate Manga Site 13DL is Dead
Marvel has launched Marvel HQ for kids between 4 to 7 years of age. The edutainment app created in collaboration with StoryToys and Marvel Entertainment is a perfect companion for all the little ones interested in Marvel content. It has been developed and published by StoryToys, which is known for creating engaging applications for kids so they can learn and grow. Exclusive … [Read more...] about Marvel Launches a New App For Kids
Shueisha has made an announcement for their new webtoon app that's likely to be launched in 2024. The company, that's famous for providing top-notch entertainment through multiple platforms, said that its new webtoon app, Jump Toon, with its own dedicated offerings. Webtoons, originally a staple for South Koreans, are growing worldwide. As many as 30% of respondents (in a … [Read more...] about Shueisha Will Have Their Own Webtoon App in 2024
Good news! Kodansha has launched its K Manga app for browsers as well. The platform that allows US audiences to read their favourite manga can now be accessed beyond their app version. The company announced on Wednesday, that is, May 31. K Manga is an app launched by Kodansha, with 400 titles and 60 Simulpubs. Its app version was launched last month for both Android and iOS … [Read more...] about K Manga Browser Version Launched: Find the Details Here