BookWalker, the digital manga and light novel platform owned by Japanese multimedia conglomerate Kadokawa, has announced last February 12 that the platform has added ‘simulpub’ on their catalog.
Registered users of the platform can buy the latest chapters of simulpub manga titles from Yen Press and Kodansha Comics within the same day as their release in Japan.
BookWalker has added eight titles from Kodansha Comics as a part of the simulpub catalog upon launch, which are:
- APOSIMZ (Tsutomu Nihei)
- Devils’ Line (Ryo Hanada)
- Domestic Girlfriend (Kei Sasuga)
- Drifting Dragons (Taku Kuwabara)
- Edens Zero (Hiro Masashima)
- Grand Blue Dreaming (Kenji Inoue and Kimitake Yoshioka)
- To Your Eternity (Yoshitoki Oima)
- Wave, Listen to Me! (Hiroaki Samura)
Domestic Girlfriend, Edens Zero and To Your Eternity are being released on a weekly basis, while the rest are released monthly.
The service also saying that more titles from Kodansha Comics may possibly be added on the lineup soon.
Aside from BookWalker, Kodansha manga titles are also being offered either though their own digital services, or through third-party services like Crunchyroll Manga and Amazon’s Comixology.