List of manga delayed due to COVID-19 is pretty long, and hopes are down.
First, major public events were canceled to promote social distancing, and then television anime and even manga updates were delayed. In other words, the pandemic is making us crave our favorite shows.
People are looking for alternatives, and online video streamers are winning the game right now.
Netflix is grinding on new customers with the addition of new shows and movies every week, and now even the offline printing firms are showing movement.
InkyPen announced on Friday that it is partnering with Kodansha USA Publishing to offer Kodansha’s manga on Nintendo Switch.
It is not yet clear just how many titles will be included, but the announcement shows titles like Attack on Titan, Parasyte, Battle Angel Alita, and Fairy Tail.
InkyPen is a special service for Nintendo Switch users for reading comics and looks like they are going to be the next game-changers.
The service is available for US $7.99 per month. Previously, Kodansha Comics and Vertical had announced on March 27 that they are launching their entire digital manga library on izneo.
‘izneo’ is a European digital comics, manga, and webtoons distribution platform. The manga are available in English and includes titles such as Attack on Titan, Ghost in the Shell, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal Edition, Fairy Tail, Fire Force, and The Quintessential Quintuplets.
Kodansha Ltd. is a Japanese privately-held publishing company headquartered in Bunkyō, Tokyo, Japan.
Kodansha is the largest Japanese publishing company, and it produces the manga magazines Nakayoshi, Afternoon, Evening, Weekly Shōnen Magazine and Weekly Bessatsu Magazine, as well as the more literary magazines Gunzō, Shūkan Gendai, and the Japanese dictionary Nihongo Daijiten.
Seiji Noma founded Kodansha in 1909, and members of his family continue as its owners either directly or through the Noma Cultural Foundation.