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Android App Gives English Translations Of Manga

by on April 4, 2011

Are you a manga fan? Are you tired of waiting months for English translations to appear in your country? DO you own an device? Then your wait is over. A new app for the andriod, SUGOI BOOKS, which allows digital downloads of newly translated manga books. With over 100 books already up and waiting for you delectation, you will never have to be without your favourites such as Cat Eyed Girl and Joan.

NEC BIGLOBE, Ltd. (BIGLOBE), one of Japan’s leading internet service providers, announced today the launch of its digital bookstore app, “SUGOI BOOKS.” SUGOI BOOKS launches with a library of more than 100 authentic manga books translated into English.

Titles include: “Cat Eyed Girl,” by Kazuo Umezu, the legendary horror manga creator, and “Joan,” by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, another renowned manga artist. This month’s SUGOI BOOKS lineup includes original manga based on modern Japanese literature and legends such as “Rashomon,” “Hachiko,” “Portrait of Hell” and “The Setting Sun.” Expanding its manga library to 50,000 books by the end of 2012, SUGOI BOOKS aims to become the largest manga provider for users of smartphones and multimedia devices.

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