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Manga DB Expands: More webtoons & digital-only manga to be added

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Jul 26, 2022 1:21 AM

Mar 2021
Opm webcomic will be added then I guess ?
Jul 26, 2022 2:56 AM
Aug 2019
Nice update, finally can add more webtoons. Thank you 👍👍👍
Jul 26, 2022 7:34 AM
Oct 2017
What if a webtoon gets published in print?
Will it become a new entry then or just change the number of volumes/chapters?
Jul 26, 2022 9:22 AM

Feb 2016
Yubisoft said:
Lucifrost said:
I found an obscure manga with its date off by 10 years. I submitted a correction last year, yet the date remains wrong.

Holy Ra ...seriously ? 😂

It looks like the title is also misspelled, but I can't be sure when it comes to katakana. I don't understand the rules for romanizing stuff like アバンチュール.
Jul 26, 2022 10:37 AM

Feb 2021
Now this is an update we've all been waiting for...
Jul 26, 2022 12:40 PM

Nov 2013
Well, rip to tracking which webtoon got a physical release through MAL.
You all need to watch Nami.

Jul 26, 2022 12:51 PM
Apr 2016
Can we get a new search page for light novels?
Jul 26, 2022 1:30 PM
Manga Moderator
Sep 2018
Lucifrost said:
Yubisoft said:

Holy Ra ...seriously ? 😂

It looks like the title is also misspelled, but I can't be sure when it comes to katakana. I don't understand the rules for romanizing stuff like アバンチュール.

It's correct since アバンチュール is from the French aventure
Jul 26, 2022 3:07 PM

Nov 2019
Will one punch man web comic be added?
Jul 26, 2022 4:07 PM
Great Love

Mar 2019
I don't know what to think of this... Kind of scares me, to be honest

Jul 26, 2022 7:32 PM

Feb 2016
Katayone said:
Lucifrost said:

It looks like the title is also misspelled, but I can't be sure when it comes to katakana. I don't understand the rules for romanizing stuff like アバンチュール.

It's correct since アバンチュール is from the French aventure

You see, that's why I didn't try to get it corrected. I had no idea it's supposed to be French.
Jul 26, 2022 8:29 PM

Apr 2014
One day the Radiant manga will be added to the database... one day.
Jul 27, 2022 6:25 AM

Feb 2015
ohh thank you, and I'm definitely looking forward to more Manhwa updates!
Jul 27, 2022 9:21 AM
Nov 2018
my condolences to the manga db mods
Jul 27, 2022 9:36 AM

May 2021
Lumtheforever said:
my condolences to the manga db mods

Press F to pay respects to the manga mods 😂😁

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Jul 27, 2022 9:50 AM
Manga Moderator

Jul 2009
Yubisoft said:
Lumtheforever said:
my condolences to the manga db mods

Press F to pay respects to the manga mods 😂😁


Jul 27, 2022 6:49 PM

Nov 2020
MAL is absolutely winning this year

KkCAnimeLJul 27, 2022 6:58 PM
Jul 27, 2022 8:44 PM
Jul 2018
Zimmm said:
Visual novels next 🤞🤞

Use for that.
Jul 27, 2022 9:01 PM
Jul 2018
-Crys said:
Junelovesanime said:

This exactly. They really gotta get that under control first before they release updates like this.

Same opinion as the two above. I’m happy to see the database grow but there’s way too many entries that qualify under the older rules and are still not approved. In the current state the site can’t really afford to “broaden” further.

I've been waiting over 3 years for some of my submissions to be approved. Yet on any of my submissions get approved or rejected in a matter of days. And that site has a much larger amount of manga than MAL. It's really patheic how little MAL seems to care about this problem. Adding new mods seem to do absolutely nothing as the queue amount just keeps getting longer. The fact is MAL is just an inferior site for manga/light novel tracking and if you really care about that then you should be using anilist.
Jul 27, 2022 9:38 PM

Nov 2017
gonna wait for another webtoon to be added next ~~
Jul 27, 2022 11:03 PM

Apr 2016
nice work guys..!
Jul 29, 2022 4:38 AM

Jan 2021
Been waiting for this update since a long time. Love this new update to add plenty of Manhua/hwa.
If you enjoyed the time you wasted, then its not a waste of time.

Jul 29, 2022 11:09 AM

Sep 2014
I can finally add Skeleton Soldier, blessed day!
"This emotion is mine alone.
It is for Madoka alone." - Homura
or how I would descripe Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica.
Jul 30, 2022 6:26 AM

Jul 2020
Finally, maybe we can get some of the spicy ones too like: Secret Class, A wonderful new world, Fitness, Keep it a secret from your mother, Should i study at noryangjin
Jul 31, 2022 7:17 AM

Jul 2008
I'm really thankful for this strict rules to be lightened a bit.
I was staring hard to see if manhua (chinese) will be added soon too but seems like it will be another rules to be waived.
Jul 31, 2022 1:46 PM

Apr 2020
Finally, I'm glad this is happening because I've been reading a lot of Webtoons lately that aren't listed on here.
“You flounder through life, struggling desperately so you won't drown, even though you would float if you'd just relax.”
Aug 1, 2022 8:11 AM

Aug 2020

KobotaAug 1, 2022 12:09 PM

Aug 1, 2022 10:16 AM

Jun 2020
Does this add only Korean webtoons or the ones that are English originals as well? For ex - Purple Hyacinth
Aug 1, 2022 10:26 AM

Apr 2018
This is so fucking great. I never thought I'd be able to add my favorite manhwas to MAL. Thanks.

“You yourself have to change first, or nothing will change for you!”
Aug 1, 2022 11:17 AM

Jun 2011
Why are you prioritizing non-manga over manga?
Aug 1, 2022 3:10 PM

Oct 2014
Yikes. Just why? There's no way mal can rationalize this decision. Don't you care about manga mods at all? Not even one bit? They can't approve manga, add characters, commit db changes. There is just not enough manpower to do this. Can't you see it?
Aug 2, 2022 7:45 AM

Dec 2015
Not even Japanese comics that got a printed release since years and a real live drama adaptation are getting approved. And now some unpublished korean webtoons are getting added?
I don't quite see why this is called Manga database either.
Aug 2, 2022 11:11 AM

Jun 2017
This will allow people to add a lot of their favorite series that they have wanted to add to their list for a long time, which is great. However, just like many others have been saying, it is incredibly important for the manga database moderator team to get on top of the massive list of unapproved entries. It takes far far too long for things to be approved or fixed. Expanding the scope of the database will only make this harder to accomplish. After this expansion settles down, I really hope the focus will switch to making the database far more comprehensive within its limitations before expanding any further.
Sep 2, 2022 12:40 AM

Jun 2014
great news! ...can we call them webtoons instead of manhwa, please? Will be easier to add them into club relations for those that have matching titles

Nov 21, 2022 5:26 AM

Dec 2016
Finally, this was one of the things keeping me from actually liking MyAnimeList, I hope this website becomes even more complete and "lax", for example by adding TBATE or some obscure OtomeIsekai manhwas I like to read (so many I cant even name them lmao). Thank you MAL mods, I hope yall add even more stuff later, which would be epic.

Even tho I hate them with all my heart, adding manhuas - for example - would also be amazing for diversity
im gay
Jan 17, 2023 7:43 AM
Jan 2021
that's so stupid every official manhwa (manga, etc) should be allowed here lmao... even if it takes weeks to add, that's just so unfair and stupid...
Feb 1, 2023 7:35 AM

Nov 2022
such a breath of fresh air for webtoon reader. One question, does Father Unrivaled aka Peerless Dad included in the titles that are now eligible for entry? still waiting for this 
thanks for the hardwork admin and moderator
all about murim
Feb 3, 2023 11:30 AM
Apr 2022
I think Toomics and Webtoons should be added to the whitelist by now
Apr 1, 2023 5:55 PM

Jun 2021
Skulljujos said:
I think Toomics and Webtoons should be added to the whitelist by now

Here's MAL's list of what they consider as reputable webtoon/manhwa publishers so far:
Lezhin Comics Webtoon
Naver Webtoon

They should consider manga/manwha from these sites as well:
INKR Comics (EN)
Bomtoon (KR)
Tappytoon (EN, DE, FR)
Ridi Books (KR)
Mr. Blue (KR)
Toomics (EN, CH, ES, IT, PT, DE, FR, JP, KR)
Webcomics (EN)
Manta (EN)
Netcomics (EN, CH, KR, ES, FR, DE, ID, VI, TH)

While those in Webtoon and Tapas need more scrutiny as they have Western titles submitted by independent artists. INKR Comics also has some Western titles but unlike Webtoon and Tapas the manga and manhwa in INKR are from publishers like TokyoPop.

Plenty of titles in Lezhin were published first in Ridi Books, Mr. Blue or Bomtoon. Bomtoon carries not only manhwa but also lots of manga titles translated to Korean. These three should have been whitelisted by now.

Tappytoon is almost similar to Lezhin. Manta has popular titles. Toomics and Netcomics have various languages available. Netcomics also has several manga titles along with manhwa.

Apr 5, 2023 7:58 AM

Feb 2012
Such wonderful news! At last, I can begin to populate my manga section with titles i'm reading.
Hopefully a greater selection will become available here.

「 To other people, I might not have changed at all, but I feel like I was able to change... 」

Apr 6, 2023 5:20 AM

Feb 2010
Really wish this site could sort out it's manga DB problems, I don't want to go anywhere else I've been here too long. 
Apr 22, 2023 11:06 AM
Aug 2010
Yes I was happy to see this add on the site!A lot to add !But there's some webtoons I can't find ,I guess for some it's normal , but for some I'm reading them on (naver)webtoon site !!How to add new ones? 
(King Game & Raising Hell )
bakawaiApr 22, 2023 11:10 AM
Sep 18, 2023 3:32 AM

Dec 2009
I still wish that all webtoon, manwha, etc. (non-Japanese manga) would get deleted.

The manga database is far too overloaded with submissions because of it.
We barely have several of the new manga, let alone a lot of manga up to date.

Including manwha, webtoon, etc. was one of your worst decisions.

This is MyAnimeList.
Should be anime and manga only, and anything manga or anime related.

Nothing else.
The manga database is very underwhelming when compared to the anime database. It's unacceptable.
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