Seven Seas, comiXology and Amazon announced today an expanded and renewed distribution agreement to sell Seven Seas’ digital manga across the comiXology platform and extend the distribution of Seven Seas’ library to the Amazon Kindle Store.
Today’s announcement sees the debut of Seven Seas’ continuously expanding digital catalog in the Kindle Store including such hits as Magika Swordsman and Summoner, Servamp, Haganai: I Don’t Have Many Friends and more.
“The way readers purchase and read their manga is always evolving, and having books on comiXology has been a great way to extend the availability of our seriesnot only to manga fans, but to comiXology’s diverse community of readers as a whole,” said Seven Seas’ representative, Lissa Pattillo. “We feel it’s a natural step to continue expanding our digital offerings, and bringing our library of content onto Amazon’s Kindle allows us to do just that, providing even more readers access to our collection of fan favorites.”
“Seven Seas brought some of the first manga to comiXology opening a new world of stories to comiXology fans everywhere,” said comiXology’s Senior Director of Communication, Chip Mosher. “And now we’re excited to bring that amazing content to Kindle readers worldwide. It’s as easy as clicking on the Manga Tab on the comiXology homepage to find a favorite new title.”
The Kindle Store gives readers access to millions of books on the most popular devices and platforms, including Fire tablets, Kindle e-readers, iOS, Android and more.
With over 75,000 comics, graphic novels and manga from more than 75 publishers, comiXology offers the widest selection of digital comics in the world. ComiXology’s immense catalog and cinematic Guided View reading experience make it the best digital platform for comic fans worldwide.
About Seven Seas Entertainment
Established in 2004, Seven Seas Entertainment specializes in bringing the best of Japanese manga to North American audiences, and producing original comics, graphic novels, and youth literature. Seven Seas is distributed by Tor/Macmillan. For more information, visit the publisher’s web site www.gomanga.com.
ComiXology, an Amazon.com, Inc. subsidiary (NASDAQ:AMZN), has revolutionized the comic book and graphic novel industry by delivering a cloud-based digital comics platform that makes discovering, buying and reading comics more fun than ever before. ComiXology’s Guided View reading technology transforms the comic book medium into an immersive and cinematic experience, helping comiXology become a top ten grossing iPad app in 2011 and 2012 and the top grossing non-game iPad app in 2012 and 2013. Offering the broadest library of comic book content from over 75 publishers – and independent creators as well – comiXology will not stop until everyone on the face of the planet has become a comic book fan. ComiXology is based in New York City, with operations in Seattle, Los Angeles and Paris. For more information visit www.comixology.com.
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