News MyAnimeList Opens Manga Store With Titles From Viz, Kodansha
posted on 2018-03-15 02:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The MyAnimeList.net website opened a digital manga store in partnership with Viz Media and Kodansha Comics on March 8. The store was initially only available in Canada, but is now available in the United States, the United Kingdom, and several other English-speaking countries worldwide as of Thursday. The launch includes 200 titles from both publishers, with more titles being added in the future.
The store's FAQ lists that the store is (or will be) available in the following countries: United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Australia, France, Poland, Spain, Italy, The Netherlands, Russian Federation, Sweden, Portugal, Romania, Finland, Hungary, Greece, Denmark, Belgium, New Zealand, Czech Republic, Austria, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Ireland, Croatia, Slovakia, Estonia, Slovenia, Latvia, Cyprus, Luxembourg, and Malta.
Mobile app developer DeNA, who owns the site, previously already partnered with Anime Consortium Japan (ACJ) to stream anime on MyAnimeList by embedding videos from ACJ's now-defunct Daisuki streaming service.
MyAnimeList later added anime embedded from Hulu and Crunchyroll.