Two Isekai Series, Death Game Manga, and Hilarious Twisted Rom-Com
What You Need to Know:
- Mangamo, the mobile manga subscription app that gives readers unlimited access to hundreds of titles from Japanese publishers, has four new manga releases with something for every manga fan this holiday season.
- In addition to these new releases, Mangamo publishes over fifty series that make their weekly English debut on the app, including Devil-Chi, Loving Yamada at Lv999!, Immortal Undertaker, Dropkick my Devil, Akatsuki Babies, Reset Game, You Guys are All Annoying, I Wanna Be Your Girl, Memento Memori, DEATHDEUS: Hero of the Dead, A Man with a Thousand Skills, Do It or Die and many more, all included in one low monthly subscription price of US$4.99. Last month, Mangamo released it’s Daily Free Chapter promotional offer which allows readers new to the service to read up to 4 free chapters a day for free every day, without a subscription.
- Mangamo recently completed an investment round led by one of Japan’s largest digital manga companies, Amazia Inc., the team behind the Manga Bang! app. Amazia joins Sony–through their investment arm The Sony Innovation Fund, the Septeni Group–one of the largest Japanese digital marketing and media companies with their own domestic manga business, mobile game and comics powerhouse Cygames Inc., and others as Mangamo shareholders.
Released Dec 18 – The White Necromancer: Road to the Spirit King
Winner of the 8th Internet Novel Awards, Comic Script Award. After dying at the young age of 15, Toru Kuromine is reborn in his favorite MMORPG game. He makes full use of his game knowledge to gain resources, skills and level up. While this story starts out slow with Toru and his friends as kids building up their skills, peace in the Empire starts to erode and Toru must rise up to the conflict where he becomes aware of his unique ability to see and communicate with the dead.
Coming Dec 22 – Tokyo Death Game
“Squid Game” is famous for having been inspired by Japanese manga such as Battle Royale, Liar’s Game, and controversially As the Gods Will. Now comes a live game competition to the death from world-famous video streamer “Cyper,” who purchases the city of Tokyo for the competition’s venue. High school student Kaname Amamiya enters the games to win money to save his sick sister, but amongst hundreds of strangers he struggles to stay alive in the wild metropolis.
Coming Dec 29 – I Was Invited to the Otherworldly Country as a Warrior, But Refused and Decided to Start as a Soldier
From Aneko Yusagi, the author of best-selling light novel and manga The Rising of the Shield Hero (6.2 million copies sold in Japan) which has been adapted into an anime with the second season scheduled for April 2022. Ordinary high schooler Yukikazu Totsuka suddenly finds his life turned upside down when he’s transported to another universe — along with his whole class! While his classmates are hailed as heroes and appointed warriors in the new world, Yukikazu chooses to follow a different path: starting from the ground up as a humble military recruit. Can he climb the ranks, survive life as a soldier, and find out the truth behind this mysterious summoning?
Coming Jan 5 – Nanase-san’s Crazy Love Obsession
Corporate wage slave Takahashi has never had a girlfriend — until he tries out a dating app and finds what seems to be the perfect match. Pretty, young, and successful, Nanase’s got it all...except for sanity! Nanase’s had her eyes on Takahashi for a long time, and is willing to give him everything he wants, whether he likes it or not. A different kind of love comedy is about to unfold!
Source: Official Press Release