Crunchyroll Manga

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Crunchyroll Manga
Categories manga, shōnen
Frequency Weekly
First issue October 30, 2013; 4 years ago (2013-10-30)
Company Crunchyroll
Country Worldwide (except China, France, Italy, Japan and Germany)
Based in San Francisco, California, United States
Language English

Crunchyroll Manga is a digital shōnen manga anthology published by Crunchyroll in North America. It began distribution on October 30, 2013. The service launched with a lineup of twelve titles, with chapters released simultaneously with their Japanese release. Crunchyroll Manga provides English speaking readers with officially licensed editions of the latest installments of popular manga published by Futabasha, Kodansha, Kadokawa Shoten and Shōnen Gahōsha soon after their release in Japan.

History[edit]

On October 26, 2013, Crunchyroll confirmed that the Crunchyroll Manga service would be released October 30, 2013.[1] The service will be available in 170 countries, with the exception of Japan, China, France, Germany and Italy.[2]

On February 17, 2018, Crunchyroll announced that Kodansha titles excluding Fairy Tail would be removed from the manga section of the site on March 1. The titles are still available for purchase as eBooks.[3] On March 1, 2018, Crunchyroll announced that they would simultaneously publish new Kodansha manga titles as they release in Japan.[4]

Features[edit]

Manga chapters are available to read online through the website or on web-enabled devices through Crunchyroll or an official app. Readers can sign up for an All-Access or Manga subscription for full access to several manga titles. Anime and Drama subscribers can read only the latest chapters with limited advertisements.[5]

The format of the anthology generally mirrors that of the equivalent magazine issues, typically featuring the same cover illustrations, as well as color interior pages. If a physical copy or digital copy of a series is available for sale, it might not be available on Crunchyroll Manga.[5]

Full series[edit]

Ongoing series[edit]

Series that are still currently running in Crunchyroll Manga.

Title Creator(s) First issue Last issue
Crayon Shin-chan Usui, YoshitoYoshito Usui Ongoing
APOSIMZ
(Monthly Shōnen Sirius)
Nihei, TsutomuTsutomu Nihei March 1, 2018 Ongoing
Arpeggio of Blue Steel
(Young King OURs)
Performance, ArkArk Performance January 29, 2014
(Chapter #53)
Ongoing
Drifting Dragons
(good! Afternoon)
Kuwabara, TakuTaku Kuwabara March 1, 2018
Ongoing
Farewell, My Dear Cramer
(Monthly Shōnen Magazine)
Arakawa, NaoshiNaoshi Arakawa March 1, 2018
Ongoing
Grand Blue Dreaming
(good! Afternoon)
Inoue, KenjiKenji Inoue March 1, 2018
Ongoing
Kiznaiver
(Dengeki Maoh)
Karegishi, RojiRoji Karegishi March 25, 2016
(Chapter #0)
Ongoing
Our Precious Conversations
(Dessert)
Robico March 1, 2018
Ongoing
ReCollection
(Monthly Action)
Takano, IchigoIchigo Takano January 24, 2014
(Chapter #3)
Ongoing
To Your Eternity
(Weekly Shōnen Magazine)
Oima, YoshitokiYoshitoki Oima March 1, 2018
Ongoing
Toppu GP
(Afternoon)
Fujishima, KosukeKosuke Fujishima March 1, 2018
Ongoing
Wave, Listen to Me!
(Afternoon)
Samura, HiroakiHiroaki Samura March 1, 2018
Ongoing

Completed series[edit]

Series that have completed their serialization in Crunchyroll Manga.

Title Creator(s) First issue Last issue
Action Mask
(Monthly Action)
Nishiwaki, DattoDatto Nishiwaki January 24, 2014
(Chapter #8)
Ongoing
As the Gods Will - The Second Series
(Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine)
Kaneshiro, MuneyoshiMuneyoshi Kaneshiro, Fujimura, AkejiAkeji Fujimura October 30, 2013
(Chapter #40)
March 1, 2018[3]
Attack on Titan
(Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine)
Isayama, HajimeHajime Isayama October 30, 2013
(Chapter #50)
March 1, 2018[3]
Coppelion
(Monthly Young Magazine)
Inoue, TomonoriTomonori Inoue October 30, 2013
(Chapter #205)
February 20, 2016
(Chapter #233)
Fairy Tail
(Weekly Shōnen Magazine)
Mashima, HiroHiro Mashima October 30, 2013
(Chapter #376)
July 26, 2017
(Chapter #545)
Fort of Apocalypse
(Monthly Shōnen Rival)
Kuraishi, YuuYuu Kuraishi, Inabe, KazuKazu Inabe October 30, 2013
(Chapter #25)
March 1, 2018[3]
The Heroic Legend of Arslan
(Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine)
Tanaka, YoshikiYoshiki Tanaka, Arakawa, HiromuHiromu Arakawa April 8, 2014
(Chapter #9)
March 1, 2018[3]
King's Game Origin
(Monthly Action)
Kanazawa, NobuakiNobuaki Kanazawa, Yamada, J-taJ-ta Yamada January 24, 2014
(Chapter #8)
January 25, 2016
(Chapter #30)
My Wife is Wagatsuma-san
(Weekly Shōnen Magazine)
Kuraishi, YuuYuu Kuraishi and Nishikida, KeishiKeishi Nishikida October 30, 2013
(Chapter #67)
September 24, 2014
(Chapter #108)
Mysterious Girlfriend X
(Monthly Afternoon)
Ueshiba, RiichiRiichi Ueshiba October 30, 2013
(Chapter #82)
September 25, 2014
(Chapter #92)
Orange
(Bessatsu Margaret, Monthly Action)
Takano, IchigoIchigo Takano January 24, 2014
(Chapter #9)
August 25, 2015
(Chapter #22)
The Seven Deadly Sins
(Weekly Shōnen Magazine)
Suzuki, NakabaNakaba Suzuki October 30, 2013
(Chapter #52)
March 1, 2018[3]
Space Brothers
(Weekly Morning)
Koyama, ChūyaChūya Koyama October 30, 2013
(Chapter #220)
March 1, 2018[3]
A Town Where You Live
(Weekly Shōnen Magazine)
Seo, KojiKoji Seo October 30, 2013
(Chapter #233)
February 12, 2014
(Chapter #261)
UQ Holder!
(Weekly Shōnen Magazine)
Akamatsu, KenKen Akamatsu October 30, 2013
(Chapter #2)
March 1, 2018[3]
Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches
(Weekly Shōnen Magazine)
Yoshikawa, MikiMiki Yoshikawa October 30, 2013
(Chapter #84)
March 1, 2018[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Crunchyroll to Simultaneously Offer Kodansha Manga in 170 Countries". Anime News Network. October 26, 2013. Retrieved October 26, 2013. 
  2. ^ 人気漫画、電子書籍で170カ国に即時配信 講談社 . Nikkei (in Japanese). October 26, 2013. Retrieved October 26, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Crunchyroll Manga to No Longer Offer Catalog Chapters of Kodansha Titles". Anime News Network. February 17, 2018. Retrieved March 1, 2018. 
  4. ^ "New Crunchyroll Manga Simulpubs Starting March 2018!". Crunchyroll Forums. March 1, 2018. Retrieved March 1, 2018. 
  5. ^ a b Macias, Patrick (October 30, 2013). "It's Here! Crunchyroll Manga is Now Open!". Retrieved October 30, 2013. 

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