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    Crunchyroll SimulPub Manga Thread

    Starting Wednesday, October 30, Crunchyroll will begin digital distribution of twelve (12) Kodansha manga titles via a new service called "Crunchyroll Manga", including Attack on Titan, Fairy Tail, and Space Brothers, offering content to 170 counties, including the USA and UK, on the same day as release in Japan.

    All simulpub chapters will be available to both free and paid users. Free users will only be able to read the latest chapters with ads until the next chapter is simulpubbed. Paid users will have access to all manga including catalog titles.

    Titles are
    1. “Attack on Titan” by Hajime Isayama
    2. “Fairy Tail” by Hiro Mashima + March (2014) Special Chapters
    3. “Space Brothers” by Chuya Koyama
    4. UQ Holder!” by Ken Akamatsu
    5. “Mysterious Girlfriend X” by Riichi Ueshiba
    6. “A Town Where You Live” by Kouji Seo
    7. “Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches” by Miki Yoshikawa
    8. “As the Gods Will - The Second Series” by Muneyuki Kaneshiro (story) & Akeji Fujimura (art)
    9. “My Wife is Wagatsuma-san” by Yuu Kuraishi (story) & Keishi Nishikida (art)
    10. “Fort of Apocalypse” by Yuu Kuraishi (story) and Kazu Inabe (art)
    11. “COPPELION” by Tomonori Inoue
    12. “The Seven Deadly Sins” by Nakaba Suzuki
    13. Love Theory (Love Riron) by Masaki Satou (art) and Keiya Mizuno (story)
    14. Silver Nina (Shirogane no Nina) by Itokatsu
    15. Inside Mari (Boku wa Mari no Naka) by Shuzu Oshimi
    16. Soredemo Machi Wa Mawatteiru by Masakazu Ishiguro
    17. Orange by Ichigo Takano
    18. Star Light Woman by Rie Kanou
    19. Is This Girl For Real by Tsutomu Mutsuki
    20. Okitenemuru by Renda Hitori
    21. King's Game: Origin by Nobuaki Kanazawa and J-Ta Yamada
    22. ReCollection by Ichigo Takano
    23. Action Mask by Dat Nishiwaki
    24. Apreggio of Blue Steel by Ark Performance
    25. Spirit Circle by Satoshi Mizukami
    26. Sun-Ken Rock by Boichi
    27. Shindo by Sasou Akira
    28. Buffalo 5 Girls by Moyoco Anno
    29. Memoirs of Amorous Gentlemen by Moyoco Anno
    30. The Diary of Ochibi-san by Moyoco Anno
    31. Investor Z by Norifusa Mita
    32. Ajin : Demi-Human by Gamon Sakurai
    33. A Silent Voice -Koe no Katachi by Yoshitoki Oima
    34. The Heroic Legend of Arslan by Yoshiki Tanaka (story) & Hiromu Arakawa (art)
    35. Fuuka! by Kouji Seo
    36. The Tenth Prism by Masahito Soda & Kanaka Mizuki
    37. Present for Me by Masakazu Ishiguro
    38. Crayon Shin-chan by Usui Yoshito
    39. Barom One by Takao Saito (golgo 13)
    40. Doll: The Hotel Detective! by Takao Saito
    41. The Shadowman! by Takao Saito
    42. GTO Paradise Lost by Toru Fujisawa
    43. Murder Incarnation by Sugawara Keita and Inamitsu Shinji (Art)
    44. Girl May Kill by Itakura Azusa
    45. Joshi Kausei by Wakai Ken
    46. Chronos Haze by Takano Masayuki
    47. Bokura wa Minna Kawaisou (Kawai Complex)! by Miyahara Ruri
    48. The Legend of Onikirimaru by Kei Kusunoki!
    49. Watashi ga Motete Dousunda by Junko


    Seems like a good move! I wonder why Viz Media and Shuiesha can't do the same for Weekly Shonen Jump and other imprints of affiliated manga.
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    Re: Kodansha and Crunchyroll to Simulpub 12 Series to 170 Countries

    Great Move!
    Among 170 countries Brazil must be there, I guess.
    Waiting for more informations, like cost. If it have in Brazil, I really would like to pay for this.
    With these titles it is already "must subscribe".

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    Re: Kodansha and Crunchyroll to Simulpub 12 Series to 170 Countries

    Quote Originally Posted by Leoat12 View Post
    Great Move!
    Among 170 countries Brazil must be there, I guess.
    Waiting for more informations, like cost. If it have in Brazil, I really would like to pay for this.
    With these titles it is already "must subscribe".
    Amazing news! But, I really wonder if Venezuela is in the list D:

    PD: Chitoge returned

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    Re: Kodansha and Crunchyroll to Simulpub 12 Series to 170 Countries

    Quote Originally Posted by Leoat12 View Post
    Waiting for more informations, like cost. If it have in Brazil, I really would like to pay for this.
    With these titles it is already "must subscribe".
    The cost will be US $4.99 per month.

    I've read that is still unknown if South America will be included in these 170 countries D: anyways, good news, i just hope they let the scanlations keep doing their work as usual.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xGatsu View Post
    The cost will be US $4.99 per month.

    I've read that is still unknown if South America will be included in these 170 countries D: anyways, good news, i just hope they let the scanlations keep doing their work as usual.
    170 countries is like 80% of the countries in the world, it's quite impossible that Kodansha didn't consider South America among these 170 countries.
    I don't know if all of them will be there, but at least some of them will be.
    Cheering for Brazil of course, but good luck for everyone. XD

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    Re: Kodansha and Crunchyroll to Simulpub 12 Series to 170 Countries

    Looks like Japan, China, France, Germany, and Italy aren't in the list.

    Source: http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news...-170-countries

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    Re: Kodansha and Crunchyroll to Simulpub 12 Series to 170 Countries

    Shit, if I can get a thing for this along with Crunchyroll's anime service in one then I honestly might start considering paying for Crunchyroll.

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    Re: Kodansha and Crunchyroll to Simulpub 12 Series to 170 Countries

    I wish it had included at least one sports title, Area no Kishi, Oofuri, ace of diamond...Since its not really targeting print, what would they have to lose?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SharkBait View Post
    I wish it had included at least one sports title, Area no Kishi, Oofuri, ace of diamond...Since its not really targeting print, what would they have to lose?
    At ANN news they said that the service will have 12 titles released in October 30th with the catalog expading to over 50 titles by next summer. Probably these you said are going to be included.

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    Re: Kodansha and Crunchyroll to Simulpub 12 Series to 170 Countries

    You will not be able to keep the manga online so this a little bad
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    Re: Kodansha and Crunchyroll to Simulpub 12 Series to 170 Countries

    Quote Originally Posted by Nensense View Post
    Shit, if I can get a thing for this along with Crunchyroll's anime service in one then I honestly might start considering paying for Crunchyroll.
    Going by the ANN article, it appears to be a separate thing, not covered by anime membership. This would be $4.99 a month. Still pretty cheap though, and they say you can read catalog titles, so maybe that means back chapters.


    Quote Originally Posted by Serious Sam View Post
    You will not be able to keep the manga online so this a little bad
    What do you mean by this?

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    Re: Kodansha and Crunchyroll to Simulpub 12 Series to 170 Countries

    Quote Originally Posted by zogobob View Post
    Going by the ANN article, it appears to be a separate thing, not covered by anime membership. This would be $4.99 a month. Still pretty cheap though, and they say you can read catalog titles, so maybe that means back chapters.




    What do you mean by this?
    Maybe he refers to obtain the mangas per volumes, but if you can read past chapters this isn't a problem, i think...

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    Re: Kodansha and Crunchyroll to Simulpub 12 Series to 170 Countries

    Quote Originally Posted by Ryosuke Uchiha View Post
    Maybe he refers to obtain the mangas per volumes, but if you can read past chapters this isn't a problem, i think...
    I think he means that since there's an official release, some online readers and scanlating groups will stop hosting the chapters.

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    Re: Kodansha and Crunchyroll to Simulpub 12 Series to 170 Countries

    Mayhe he wants an option to be able to buy the individual volumes digitally, which would be nice. I guess we just have to wait until Wednesday for more details.

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    Re: Kodansha and Crunchyroll to Simulpub 12 Series to 170 Countries

    I kinda liked this since if this works out well and I think with this many countries it will; this maybe the gateway for the other magazines to follow suit and although it may end fansub tradition it might at least give managaka's more of a cushion to create and publish. Moreover we will also have more of a say in the industry even thou most of us are outside of japan. No1 will want to cancel something if it makes money..... (this last part will probably take some time.)

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