Manga fans have a new reason to celebrate: Weekly Shonen Jump, the world's most popular manga, makes its digital debut today in the Kindle store and on comiXology. The English language digital manga magazine is published simultaneously with the weekly print version in Japan, and will be available to readers across North America, the U.K., Ireland, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand.
“Weekly Shonen Jump is a fan favorite magazine where emerging and long-running hit manga series are shown to the world first,” says Andy Nakatani, Editor-In-Chief of Weekly Shonen Jump, “We’re excited to expand the readership of this magazine to the comiXology and Kindle audience.”
Weekly Shonen Jump is published digitally each week by VIZ Media and features the latest installments of some of the world’s most popular manga series. Currently featured series include Black Clover, Bleach, Blue Exorcist, Food Wars! Shokugeki No Soma, My Hero Academia, Nisekoi, One Piece, One-Punch Man, Seraph Of The End: Vampire Reign, Toriko, World Trigger and Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V.
“It’s amazing we live in an age where it’s possible for fans to read manga in English the same day as appears in Japan,” said Chip Mosher, comiXology VP of Communications & Marketing, “This is why we’re thrilled to share Weekly Shonen Jump on comiXology and Kindle, as we’re now able to give fans access to the latest and greatest manga around.”
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