JManga’s Announcements at San Diego Comic-Con

During their panel at San Diego Comic-Con, JManga announced that it will be releasing the following manga:

  • Sun-Ken Rock Volume 1 on July 26, 2012
  • Dousei Ai Volume 1 on July 26, 2012
  • The Mythical Detective Loki Volume 1 on August 9, 2012
  • Garden (release date to be determined)

JManga also announced that it will be releasing its iOS and Android apps in October 2012. The site is also partnering with Japan’s Agency for Cultural Affairs and the Digital Comic Association of Japan for an “official” manga translation contest called “Manga Translation Battle.” The contest is being supported by the Japanese government. The grand prize winner will receive a trip to Japan, and runners up will receive an iPad and other prizes.

In addition, JManga also announced at their panel that they will be releasing several titles from Kodansha that were previously released by Del Rey and Tokyopop. While the company could not specify exact titles, it was said that the translations for the Tokyopop titles would be reworked.

Source: ANN

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