Manga publisher Yen Press announced that they are coming to ComiXology. In celebration of the collaboration, they dropped the first Chapter for their ongoing Kingdom Hearts manga series. You can read the chapter below. Kingdom Hearts isn’t the only book series coming to ComiXology. 1200 translated manga titles from Yen Press is available right now. You can purchase and download all of the titles in the ComiXology online store. Some notable other titles that will come to Comixology in the partnership are Fullmetal Alchemist, Sword Art Online, and Akame ga KILL!
ComiXology co-founder and CEO David Steinberger made the announcement in an interview with io9. He says:
“I’m thrilled comiXology will deliver an even greater selection of fan-favorite manga like Fullmetal Alchemist, Black Butler, Kingdom Hearts and so many others from Yen Press. Yen Press is bringing a massive catalog of wide-ranging manga titles to comiXology’s best-in-class shopping and reading experience, and I can’t wait to dig into it.”
Kurt Hassler, Yen Press’ Publisher & Managing Director added that:
“Since 2006 Yen Press has focused on bringing outstanding popular and unique manga titles to English-readers – so we couldn’t be happier introducing comiXology readers to the Yen Press digital catalog. With over 1200 titles to choose from–including Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Akame ga KILL! and Sword Art Online–we’re sure there’s a title here for everyone.”
You can read the entire first chapter of Shiro Amano’s Kingdom Hearts II via io9 below:
You can get Kingdom Hearts II and Yen Press’ other manga titles from Comixology today.
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