The manga app Comico recently launched an English version. “Pocket Comics” is the name of the new app and is completely free of charge. The English version launched for iOS and Android devices on Tuesday and is available in the United States, Canada, and Singapore.
The app offers around 41 titles which include both, the Japanese manga as well as South Korean manhwa. The app will be soon available in the Spanish language.
Which manga will be available on Pocket Comics App?
App launched many titles which made it very popular in a very short time. All the titles under one roof thrilled the users and that also, free of cost. A few of these titles launched in the English version are Yayoiso’s ReLIFE, Kakeru Utsugi’s How to keep a mummy, Kurose’s Momokuri, and Shō Futamata’s Nanbaka.
All the four manga were made into animes.
NHN PlayArt created the Comico: the free manga-reading smartphone app. They have already launched many versions for various places. They have launched for Taiwan, South Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam.
With the all-new Pocket Comics App, this amazing manga will be easily accessible to you all! Crunchyroll has also released a few mangas in English versions like ReLIFE, Momokuri, and Nanbaka manga. But, Crunchyroll is no longer able to do that as its license expired in December 2017.
Crunchyroll also previously released How to Keep a Mummy, but it is no longer listed on its website.
So, what is Manga?
Manga are basically comics originally from Japan. These are comic novels that have a huge fan base not only in Japan but all around the world. The manga was introduced in the late 19th Century. It has gained massive popularity since then. Manga has historic importance in Japan and is seen as an art form. People all around the world love manga. With Pocket Comics App, it is going to be even more convenient for manga lovers to enjoy their favorites.
Manga was initially available in only the Japanese language which was a great barrier to the viewer base. Now, manga is developed in various languages that allow viewers from other countries to enjoy them. And as well all know, English is the most common language in the world. So making manga available in English, is great for manga fans and it also acts as a great asset for manga creators as they get more viewers.