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Japan's First Free Manga Magazine Arrives January 16th

posted on by Evan Miller
"Comic Ganbo" to be distrubuted for free in Tokyo

According to the Mainichi Shinbun, venture publishing firm Dejima will begin distribution of a free manga magazine, called "Comic Ganbo", at 30 Tokyo-area train stations. While many free publications (also referred to as "free papers"), such as magazines and advertising circulars, are already available throughout Japan, this is the first time that a manga magazine will be distributed for free.

"Comic Ganbo" will be available starting January 16th. New issues are scheduled to appear every Tuesday or Wednesday. The first issue will have a print run of 100,000 copies.

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