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Sunday, February 19, 2012

Online Manga

So I thought that it might be nice to have a directory for manga published online by notable publishers. I definitely don't know all of them, so please tell me the ones I'm missing.

Last Updated: March 12, 2012

Format:
  • Magazine or category (OMD support): comments

Major Publishers:

ASCII Works:
  • Dengeki Comics (supported): first chapters of most series
  • See Voyager Store

Bandai:
Enterbrain:
Futabasha:
  • Futabasha Comics (supported): a few pages of some volumes (press the button next to the titles)
  • Comic High (supported): first and last few chapters of a few series
  • Web Action (supported): first and last chapters of some series
  • Web Magazine (supported): last few chapters of a few series; all chapters of the rest

Flex Comix:
  • FlexComix Web (supported): first and latest chapter of all series
  • See Yahoo Bookstore

Gentosha:
  • Comic Birz (unsupported): first chapters of all series
  • See Voyager Store

Hakusensha:
  • Hakusensha Comics (mostly unsupported): first chapters of most series; some pages of some volumes
  • Le Paradis (unsupported): latest chapters of all series

Hobby Japan:
Houbunsha:
Ichijinsha:
  • Manga Palette (supported): first two chapters of all series and more chapters of some series
  • Zero-Sum Online (supported): first chapters of all series and more chapters of some series

Kadokawa:
Kodansha:
  • Kodansha Comics (supported): first chapter(s) of most series
  • See Voyager Store

Mag Garden:
  • Mag Garden Comic Online (supported): first chapter and the two chapters before the current one of all series
  • See NicoNico

Media Factory:
Ohta Publishing:
  • Poco Poco (supported): first chapter and latest chapters of some series

Shogakukan:
  • Club Sunday (supported): first and last few chapters of some series
  • Monthly Heroes (supported): first and previous chapter of all series
  • See NicoNico

Shonen Gahosha:
  • See NicoNico

Shueisha:
  • Weekly Shonen Jump (unsupported): chapters one or more issues behind the current issue
  • Ultra Jump (unsupported): has a few series
  • Grand Jump (supported): has a few series
  • S-Manga (supported): has the first pages of some volumes

Square Enix:
  • GanGan Magazines (supported): first few chapters of most series, if not all
  • GanGan Online (supported): first and latest chapters
  • GanSma (not applicable): links to e-book stores that sell GanGan manga volumes

Takeshobo:
Minor Publishers:

Tokuma Shoten:
Stores:

MixPaper:
  • MixPaper Store (unsupported): e-book store that shows free pages; mostly obscure/indie publishers

NicoNico:
  • NicoNico Seiga E-Books (supported): publishes some stuff from Kadokawa, Shogakukan, Mag Garden, FlexComix, Shonen Gahosha, and Houbunsha; varies from a few chapters to the entire magazine

Papyless:
Voyager Store:
  • Voyager Store (supported): e-book store for magazines (such as Web Spica, Dengeki Japan and Morning Two) and volumes

Yahoo Bookstore:
  • Yahoo Bookstore (supported): e-book store that shows free pages and even free volumes sometimes

Negligible:

Akita Shoten: Well, at least their website says that it supports Netscape 7.
SaiZenSen: Novels seem to be the main focus of the site; it only has a few manga.

4 comments:

  1. You forgot Comic Gekkin from your own prog.
    And here are more sites:
    Comic Dangan - comicdangan.com (supported)
    Air Raid (shoujo stuff) - famitsu.com/air_raid/ (supported)
    Web Magazine - futabasha.co.jp/wm/ (supported)
    Web Action - webaction.jp (supported)
    Comic Flapper (web part) - comic-flapper.com/webcomics (supported)
    Comic Gene - comic-gene.com/contents/ (supported)
    Manga Palette - online.ichijinsha.co.jp/palette/ (supported)
    Zero-Sum (shoujo stuff) - online.ichijinsha.co.jp/zerosum/ (supported)
    previews of Takeshobo stuff - takeshobo.co.jp/book/act/1/cat0/1/cat1/0 (supported)

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  2. And some more:
    Old WSJ stuff - shonenjump.com/j/mangaonline/index.html (unsupported)
    Le Paradis (they're actually posting the whole previous issue within a month and then removing it) - hakusensha.co.jp/rakuen/vol8/index.html (unsupported)
    Comic Ryu - comic-ryu.jp/web_contents/index.html (unsupported)
    Magical Cute - enterbrain.co.jp/magical-cute/ (unsupported)
    Idk what's that - sirius.kodansha.co.jp/webkikaku.html

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  3. Alphapolis - http://www.alphapolis.co.jp/citi_cont_manga_sele.php (unsupported)

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