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News Sho-Comi Mag Marks 40th Anniversary with Free Manga
posted on 2008-03-28 00:41 EDT
Shogakukan's Shōjo Comic magazine is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year by posting over 4,000 pages from 400 works for free browsing on the Yahoo! Comic Japan website. The lineup includes Yuu Watase's Absolute Boyfriend, Fuyumi Soryo's Boyfriend, Chie Shinohara's Red River, Kotomi Aoki's Boku wa Imōto ni Koi o Suru, Kazuko Fujita's Rising!. The website is also hosting a free online version of Shōjo Comic with new installments added on the 5th and 20th day of every month. This free online "magazine" includes a side story of Boku wa Imōto ni Koi o Suru.
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