News Manga Prototype Viewer for iPhone/iPod Touch Displayed
posted on 2007-11-19 16:13 EST by Egan Loo
The software developer Voice Bank announced that it displayed its prototype software for delivering manga on Apple's iPhone/iPod portable devices at the International Comic Artist Conference in Hong Kong on November 17. Voice Bank also posted images of The Digital Manga Project's software in operation. (Select the images to the right and below to see the full-size images.)
The Digital Manga Project is named after the Digital Manga Association Japan (DMAJ), the organization headed by Monkey Punch (Lupin III), Tetsuya Chiba (Ashita no Joe), and Machiko Satonaka (Lady Ann). Satonaka personally appeared with Voice Bank CEO Yoshihide Kinokawa at the Hong Kong conference to demonstrate the software with her manga. Voice Bank had previously expressed interest in delivering DMAJ's content to the United States.
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