Digital Distributor Amimaru Publishes Esuka of Crimson Manga

One-volume manga available today for $3.60

HELSINKI, FINLAND, February 5th, 2014 – Digital manga distributor Amimaru has published the manga Esuka of Crimson (Shinku no Esuka) by Fumika Okano.

The series is one volume in length, and is sold for 900 Amimaru points (about $3.60). It has not been published in English before.

Touko belongs to a group of students with psychic powers, called Group E. One year ago one of them died, and together they try to cope with the help of their teacher. However, more deaths start happening. The group starts to learn about the conspiracy behind the incident, and how it's related to the missile attack that scarred their home town of Shinomiya 10 years past.

The manga is published in Japan by Shusuisha POP. It's published in Amimaru in association with the Japanese digital distributor Papyless, which also runs the Renta! ebook rental service.


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.

The company currently publishes digital manga using through its iPad and Facebook applications.

Amimaru aims to distribute manga from a wide variety of companies, 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 was launched in May 2012 as a Facebook app. The iPad app saw its global launch in October 2013.

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