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More Hit Manga Titles Now Available on Sugoi Books -Peace Maker, Elemental Gelade, and Ilegenes-

Tokyo, April 2, 2012 – NEC BIGLOBE, Ltd. (BIGLOBE), one of Japan's leading internet service providers, announced today that its digital bookstore Android app SUGOI BOOKS now carries PEACE MAKER, ELEMENTAL GELADE, and ILEGENES.

Since it was launched in April 2011, SUGOI BOOKS has stocked over a thousand titles, including manga, Western comic books, Japanese magazines, and graphic novels. SUGOI BOOKS now delivers more excitement to worldwide manga fans.

The newly added series are:


© Nanae Chrono, Mag Garden

PEACE MAKER: Created by Nanae Chrono (creator of Senki Senki Momotama and Vassalord), PEACE MAKER as well as its sequential series Peacemaker Kurogane has been hailed for its tension, drama, and exceptional artwork by numerous critics.

ELEMENTAL GELADE: Created by Mayumi Azuma, ELEMENTAL GELADE has been adapted into an anime, four audio CDs, two light novels, and a video game. It has been noted for its dark plot, fantastic setting, and cute romantic elements.

ILEGENES Written by Mizuna Kuwabara and illustrated by Kachiru Ishizue, ILEGENES is a cult hit shoujo manga that is now available in English on SUGOI BOOKS. It has accumulated a sizeable fanbase for its psychological drama, military espionage, and romantic tension.

About SUGOI BOOKS Launched in April 2011, SUGOI BOOKS has been offering English translated manga, Western comics, and graphic novels via its Android-based storefront application. Homepage: www.sugoisugoi.com

Android™ Market Page: https://market.android.com/details?id=jp.ne.biglobe.topbooks.u

Twitter: @SugoiBooks
Available Platforms: Android 1.6 or Higher.
Payment Methods: Google In-app Billing/PayPal
Readers can purchase books with the following prepaid ticket plans: Monthly-Purchase Tickets: $26.75 (2300 Tickets), $13.50 (1100 Tickets), $4.00 (310 Tickets)
Pay-As-You-Go Tickets: $26.75 (2200 Tickets), $13.50 (1050 Tickets), $7.00 (500 Tickets), $1.40 (100 Tickets)

NEC BIGLOBE, Ltd. (Established in July, 2006, based in Tokyo) is a member of the NEC group, one of Japan's leading IT companies. The company is one of the largest Internet service providers in Japan and offers a variety of networking services, content and applications, while boasting 17.48 million service users as of the end of Dec, 2011. www.biglobe.co.jp/en

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