Digital Distributor Amimaru Publishing Yami Kyun! Manga

New manga from the artist of the manga version of Aria the Scarlet Ammo

HELSINKI, FINLAND, Nov. 1, 2012 - Digital manga distributor Amimaru is publishing Yoshino Koyoka's manga Yami Kyun!

The series has been running in Nihonbungeisha's magazines Sakura Hearts and Comic Heaven since 2011. The ongoing series is currently one volume long.

Amimaru is publishing the manga in its Facebook reader app that is currently in open beta. The price of one chapter is 12 Facebook Credits (conversion rate varies by region).

By day, Miya Akatsuki is just a slightly grumpy and unsocial girl studying in St. Margaret's Girls' College. But by night she's secretly a Final Executor – an ultimate debt collector who can make even the shadiest debtors click the "accept" button on the payment warrant. The debt collection agency she works for, however, is a slightly different than normal ones.

Haruki Kobayashi, a boy working in the electronics store of his family, becomes affiliated with Miya after accidentally witnessing her at work. She and her two colleagues end up moving to Haruki's home as part-timers to keep an eye on him. Gradually Haruki starts to learn about the painful loss that made Miya want to obtain power.


Founded in 2011, Amimaru Ltd is a Finnish company that aims to provide manga readers all over the world a new and easier way to consume and purchase manga and receive the appreciation of their favorite authors.

As a digital distributor, the company currently streams manga from its Facebook reader app. Purchases are made using Facebook Credits. Future plans of Amimaru include expanding to more platforms.

Amimaru aims to distribute manga from a wide variety of Japanese publishers, eliminating the need for consumers to use multiple services for their online manga reading needs. In the future Amimaru also plans to provide manga creators a way to get their works translated and sold digitally to readers all over the world without the need of a Japanese publisher as a middleman.

The service launched in May 2012 and is currently in open beta. For testing purposes Amimaru has been publishing manga from Field-Y and independent mangaka Shuho Sato.

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Yoshino Koyoka hails from Shizuoka Prefecture. She made her commercial debut in 2009 with the manga adaptation of the light novel series Aria the Scarlet Ammo by Chūgaku Akamatsu.

Yami Kyun! is Koyoka's second currently ongoing series. She has also created Rusty Bloom that was serialized for two volumes in Hobunsha's Manga Time Kirara Forward magazine.

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