June 10th, 2014 – New York, NY / San Francisco, CA – Today comiXology, the revolutionary cloud-based digital comics platform, and VIZ Media, the largest distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, announced a digital distribution agreement to bring fan-favorite manga series to comiXology’s entire platform across North America.
To celebrate this announcement, VIZ Media has made available today more than 500 volumes of fan-favorite manga series on comiXology including NARUTO, ONE PIECE, BLEACH, NANA & more! Manga fans will be able to read all these great series using comiXology’s Manga Fixed Format – a dedicated right-to-left full-page manga reading experience.
“Launching over 500 volumes of VIZ Media manga is amazing for our manga fans,” said comiXology CEO David Steinberger. “The addition of VIZ Media today marks a huge increase in our manga offerings and I, for one, cannot wait to dive into today’s releases and the many thousands yet to come.”
“We’re excited to bring our great catalog of VIZ Media titles to comiXology,” said Gagan Singh, VIZ Media’s Executive Vice President. “ComiXology is the premier destination for digital comics and we’re happy to help make them the destination for manga. We can’t wait for manga fans to experience comiXology’s high resolution Manga Fixed Format developed especially for this content.”
The full list of manga titles launching today on comiXology from VIZ Media include:
- BAKUMAN – all volumes
- BLEACH – all volumes and same day as print
- BLUE EXORCIST
- DEATH NOTE
- DRAGON BALL FULL COLOR (SAIYAJIN)
- DRAGON BALL/ DRAGON BALL Z
- HIKARU NO GO
- KNIGHTS OF THE ZODIAC
- ONE PIECE
- ONE-PUNCH MAN
- ROSARIO + VAMPIRE
- ROSARIO + VAMPIRE SEASON II
- RUROUNI KENSHIN
- RUROUNI KENSHIN: RESTORATION
- SHAMAN KING
- TENJO TENGE
- THE PRINCE OF TENNIS
With over 50,000 comics and graphic novels from more than 75 publishers, comiXology offers the widest selection of digital comics in the world. ComiXology’s immense catalog and cinematic Guided View reading experience makes it the best digital platform for comic and graphic novel fans worldwide.
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