Shinchosha Announces Digital Manga Magazine

posted on by George Phillips
350 yen/mo for 200 digital pages of manga, to launch Friday.

Shinchosha has announced that this Friday (3/23), they will be releasing a new digital manga magazine called Com2 (Com Com). For 350 yen per month (appx. $3 USD), subscribers will be able to view 200 pages of manga every two weeks on both computers and cellphones. Downloads will be sold through eBookJapan. Additionally, English-language and Chinese-language versions may be forthcoming.

Titles scheduled for sale include:

  • "Pandora no Hanabi" (Pandora's Fireworks) by Kurota Keyou, manga by Kondou Takashi
  • "Roukou ni Ari - Gankai Denki" (In a dirty backstreet - Gankai Romance) by Sakemi Ken'ichi, manga by Hanyuunyu Jun
  • "Ame no Chihare, Tokoro ni Yori Niji" (The Clear After the Rain, and then a Rainbow), based on a story by Yoshino Mariko, manga by Ueda Toshie
  • "Odubon no Inari" (Odubon's Prayer) by Isaka Koutarou, with manga by Kimura Tetsuya.
  • "Getsu no Knife" (Knife of the Moon) by Tsurumaki Ai.
  • "Touge" (Mountain Pass) by Takadera Akihiko

Additionally, "Taroganuri" by Woonaggy&Donguri will be included. Taroganuri is a Korean manwa.

MyCom Journal, Press Release (Japanese)

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