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JManga Now Accessible Worldwide

by Florete
Feb 29, 2012 12:18 PM | 31 Comments
According to their official news, JManga has extended the site's accessibility to be worldwide. They will be holding a promotion from March 1st-4th during which time those who sign up for a paid subscription receive up to twice as many points for use on the site.

Source: JManga news

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I guess that's good news. I mean, I don't find anything that they have interesting, or if I did, I wouldn't pay to read it if I could help it, so this doesn't really apply to me...

But I'm sure this news has made someone's day. ^^V

Mar 4, 2012 10:02 AM by Forest-kun

I'm not sure I get the point of this... how much money goes to the mangaka and how much goes to the website? Do they only have official scanlations? If so why wouldn't I just buy the physical copy?

I must be missing something.

Agreed, if I were to pay for reading online, I might as well get the physical copy...

Mar 3, 2012 2:23 PM by YTKGemini

I very much prefer buying the physical copies than digital. The fact that me and my friend are too lazy to buy Awkward Silence from JMANGA, but are so hyped about buying the physical copy from SubLime.

Having the digital copy doesn't seem as valuable as having it in paperback.

Mar 2, 2012 11:21 AM by Maora

-Voltekka said:
I just tried to read some previews (at least 20) on the site and not one of them was available for my region. What's the point in making the site accessible worldwide if the titles aren't?

I can't even klick on the preview link T.T

Mar 1, 2012 9:22 AM by Lirina

I just stick to Buying physical copys of manga i really enjoy, and download the rest.

Mar 1, 2012 6:20 AM by Xelzy

I just tried to read some previews (at least 20) on the site and not one of them was available for my region. What's the point in making the site accessible worldwide if the titles aren't?

Mar 1, 2012 12:36 AM by V0ltekka

I'm not sure if you guys know this but the majority of uploaded manga they have hasn't been scanned yet so you guys can only read most of those only on that site because it isn't available anywhere else

Mar 1, 2012 12:10 AM by rpn101

They don't really have anything that piques my interest so I'll stick with free instead.

Feb 29, 2012 10:53 PM by soulless4now

I'll stick to the other manga websites.

Feb 29, 2012 10:39 PM by AlexSadist-sama

well i hardly read manga to begin with so....

Feb 29, 2012 10:37 PM by supermegasonic

I'll subscribe if they continue Hyakki Yakoushou

And why is their yaoi more expensive than DMG's? *sadface*

Feb 29, 2012 7:55 PM by anaaga

well they mostly have manga that isnt in english-go-buy-at-bookstore form yet. but i do agree about the points system.

Feb 29, 2012 7:35 PM by MidoriShinigami

Paying soon.

Feb 29, 2012 7:02 PM by Prizkilla

I hate reading manga online anyways, I'll just stick to buying the physical releases.

Feb 29, 2012 6:36 PM by MyNameSucks

Zhou said:
Read the news yesterday or so, didn't get the layout, what's with the point system?

The points is how you pay for the manga... You buy points, and then redeem points on the titles you want.

Feb 29, 2012 4:28 PM by mandralyne

GaZsTiC said:
>Points based.

Ehhh. Someone explain. How much does one point get you and what is its equivalent in money.

Basically 100 points is $1

If you sign up now for $10 you get 1,000 points plus 500 points as a bonus.

It looks like they are having some sort of sale since I checked a couple titles and each volume is 499 points. If you get the $10 plan you can buy 2 volumes of any manga.

Feb 29, 2012 4:14 PM by Roloko

Reading manga online takes off better if it ships off occasional free stuff, similar to what shonen jump alpha is doing and still giving out yugioh cards in its subscription(which sometimes, the yugioh card in the issue itself is worth more than the actual issue).

Feb 29, 2012 3:57 PM by Dudewitbow

VioLink said:
>Paying to read manga online.
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My thoughts exactly.
If I want to PAY for manga - I buy a tangible copy. Why would I pay for something I can get for free? No incentive.

Feb 29, 2012 3:46 PM by removed-user

I prefer buying paperbacks.

Feb 29, 2012 3:36 PM by wakka9ca

Whoa. what a horrible 90s design. they really need some good web designers. i can do the job if they hire me.

Feb 29, 2012 3:23 PM by Han-yuu

It’s time to ditch the text file.
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