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Digital Round Up + 2 more weeks to switch!

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Only two more weeks to make the switch to eManga! Get a free ebook when you do!

Looking for your next manga fix? Use the code MANGAFIX on your next eManga purchase and get 10% off! Good till 09/27.

Now onto our digital round up!

Lies Are A Gentleman’s Manners: Brash med student Jonathan has been stealing drugs from his school’s hospital and selling them to his classmates! When a sly professor discovers his racket, Jonathan agrees to a physical relationship in exchange for keeping mum. But what happens when a simple business transaction turns into a heated almost-love affair?Lies are a Gentleman’s Manner reveals the devilishly dirty secrets of the high-society set! With appearances to uphold and family legacies to honor, any “extracurricular” activity must be kept hush-hush. But can a man with a doting wife, a darling child, a spoiled lover and a sordid past truly get the balance right?
S&M Vol. 1: Makoto has tried to live his life so that he’d have no regrets. Today, he’s a happily married family man in a position of respect at work. Little does he know that his seemingly spotless past is going to serve him up as the main course for one woman’s revenge.
Tastes Better With Cream: Boob is the word and sex is the game in this hot and love-crazed volume! From the author, Rei Hibari, comes a collection of eleven shorts all published in Japan’s ever popular Puromero Magazine. Filled with big breasts and oddball love stories, come and delve into a world where twins share their sexual  sensations, where a faithful girlfriend would do anything…and anyone to uphold her boyfriend’s honor, and where a jerk and a hussy come together and confess their love to each other! So, what’re you waiting for? Come and delve into a world where everything tastes better with cream!
Heretic Monk Vol. 1“My name is Heretic Monk… I can see your past life!”
To know what the future holds is the desire of many, but what if it’s the past which dictates your destiny? Corrupt politicians, criminals and terrorists–all fall under the scrutiny of Heretic Monk. With his ability to see into even the darkest of souls, his brand of justice is swift… and non-negotiable.
“In this world, after all, what goes around comes around… We’ll all ultimately be punished for our wrong-doings.”

eManga.com September Switch

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

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eManga.com September Switch

Gardena, CA. (September 11, 2013) Digital Manga, Inc., one of the manga industry’s most progressive and innovative publishers is proud to present our September Switch promotion on eManga.com With over 1000 digital titles and growing, eManga is the one-stop shop or downloadable manga to read and keep.  Don’t like to read online, only read on Android phones, or addicted to your iPad? No worries! eManga offers 7 different file types optimized for every device—rest assured your purchases can travel with you, internet-free.

Fall’s just around the corner and you know what that means: it’s back to school season! Whether you’re headed to class or to the office, it’s an excellent time to rediscover the power of books. We here at eManga want to foster that joy of reading with our Free Fall Books promotion. Starting from September 11th to October13th, eManga is offering this promotion for all ebook devotees to make the switch to eManga.com for all your digital manga needs, turning your past purchased ebooks from other ebook retailers into FREE eManga titles!

Register a new account on eManga.com, send us a digital receipt/order confirmation or proof of any ebook purchase made from any other ebook retailer, such as Amazon Kindle store or B&N Nook store, and we’ll send you a gift code, redeemable for any eManga book of your choice worth $7.95. It’s that easy! Digital Manga’s titles are offered in all popular ebookstores, but restrictive censorship policies keep our steamiest selections from being carried. Want that too-hot-to-handle title? We have it! Select from our vast collection of over 1000 titles from all our imprints including DMP, DMG, JUNÉ, 801 Media, and Project-H—not to mention our new selection of Indie and American comics, too! No matter what genre you’re looking for, romance, suspense, shojo, shonen, yaoi, hentai, superhero, horror, we have something for you. Offering high resolution downloadable digital files to own, Digital Manga’s titles are always first to release on eManga—sometimes several months before other retailers! eManga.com is the one to switch to!

So grab a cup of hot tea, curl up on a chair, and enjoy a free book on us!

*This promotion is only valid for new eManga customers only.

To take advantage of this promotion, take these steps:

1) Go to eManga.com and register for a new account.

2) Email us a copy of your book receipt/screenshot to customerservice@emanga.com

3) Allow 1 – 3 business days for processing as we verify the authenticity of your ebook purchase.

The email provided on the receipt must match the information on your newly registered emanga account for this offer to be valid.

4) You will receive an email confirmation with a gift code redeemable for 795 reward points. Simply type the code into the “Gift code” field in your account and you can apply it to your order at checkout.

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About Digital Manga, Inc.

Located in Gardena, CA, Digital Manga, Inc. is one of the industry’s most unconventional and innovative companies, specializing in building corporate and cultural bridges from Japan to the West — specifically through the licensing, importation and preparation of anime (Japanese animation), manga (Japanese comic books) and related merchandise for North America’s mainstream and niche markets. In this capacity, DMI serves as a catalyst for the spread of Japanese pop culture institutions into the global arena. The company’s imprint lines include DMP (its mainstream imprint), DMP PLATINUM (its classic manga imprint), JUNÉ (its boys love imprint), 801 MEDIA (its adult boys love imprint), DokiDoki (its exclusive co-publishing imprint with Shinshokan Publishing),
DH/DMP (a co-publishing venture with Dark Horse Comics), Project-H (its Seinen Hentai manga imprint), and DMG (a unique digital distribution initiative).

For more information about Digital Manga Publishing, visit www.digitalmanga.com as well as:

www.dmpbooks.com
www.junemanga.com
www.digitalmangaguild.com
www.emanga.com
www.projecth.xxx

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Weekly Digital Round Up + NEW Kou Yoneda title!

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Tezuka Week was a rousing success–everyone came out to show their love of Tezuka and his classic manga! And if you didn’t get your Tezuka fix these last 5 days–we’re extending the 15% off the first 10 issues for another week!

As promised, eManga’s site improvements are slowly coming along. This time our site is updated on both the top and bottom! You’ll never miss a deal again because our rotating banner is now clickable! And at the bottom of the page, we now have a latest review box! Like to write reviews? The title will pop up here as soon as you hit post!

For yaoi fans waiting for a print title, we announced a new license last Friday on Twitter.

 We’re proud to announce Saezuru Tori wa Habatakanai (title pending) for print and digital, summer 2014! 

Now onto our digital round up!

Marin Vol. 1: Hayami Marin is a boy with incredible magical abilities, yet he wishes only to live a normal life and is always trying to avoid training with his grandfather, a powerful and prestigious magician himself. But when an onslaught of horrifying demons suddenly begin targeting Marin and his peers, he must muster what little knowledge he has to try to save the lives of everyone around him. Although it’s clear things are becoming far from normal, it doesn’t seem like Marin is willing to change his mind…
Planet Ladder vol. 7: Now that Kura has captured me, I, Kaguya, have no idea what to do. I’m beginning to suspect that there is more to the events that have surrounded me than the Emperor wants to let on, and I’m beginning to feel that no matter what world I choose to save, the universe is doomed anyway. I only hope that my brother Kagami can send me some kind of a message or sign about what to do. And I hope that Bambi and Prince Seeu will be able to save me before it’s too late and Kura does something that will destroy us all….forever.
A Dark Fable of the Forest Vol. 2: Supernatural reporter Alyssa Thompson is caught up in the strange world of Chevalier, Pineau Rouge, and their malicious relative, Sophia. Now she finds her own family is intimately involved and always has been! When she’s brought to the Dark Night Forest to confront these forces, the climactic struggle for power between good and evil begins. Find out in thrilling conclusion in the final installment of A Dark Fable of the Forest. This volume also contains an exciting tale of fraud and betrayal, the one-shot “Shiranami Souichirou.”
In Search of Coffee: Created specifically for Kaigai Mangafesta in Tokyo, 2012, Coffee Party is DMG’s very first international, dual language doujinshi! This unique English-and-Japanese mini-manga is brought to you by international duo Nao Yazawa (the creator of Moon & Blood) and Saeko Doyle. Our digital edition even includes fan-art from around the world, as well as stories from behind the scenes of Coffee Party’s creation. Take a peek at this unique doujinshi, and experience manga straight from the hands of the creators to your screen!

Tezuka Week is here!!

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Tezuka Week begins! In celebration of the God of Manga and our 50th issue of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine, we’re having five days of trivia and prizes! Not sure what prize you want? Check out our schedule! And remember: the first 10 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine are on sale for 15% off!

Here are the rules for each contest:

Twitter: Contest will start at the appointed time and end an hour after. Answer our one trivia question correctly and enter to win the designated prize! Winner will be picked after the hour ends.

This blog, Tumblr & Facebook: Contest will start at the appointed time and end on 08/23/13 at 4:00pm PST. Trivia questions will be posted on all three sites. You only have to answer one question. Email the answer to the email address and you’re good to go! The winners will be contacted on 08/26/13.

One entry & prize per person. You must have an eManga account to receive the Weekly Astro Boy Magazine prize.  

Here’s the schedule below:

Monday: 08/19/13 10:00 am – Blog contest begins! Enter via email to win the first 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine! Five random people will win. The trivia question and email will go up on this blog at 10am PST! (DMP blog)

10:00 am – Facebook and Tumblr contest begins! Enter via email to win the first 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine! Five random people will win. The trivia question and email will go up at 10am PST!

10:00am – Trivia contest. Win 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine (Twitter) 1:00pm – Trivia contest. Win 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine (Twitter)

4:00 – Trivia contest. Win One copy of Atom Cat (Twitter)

Tuesday: 08/20/13  10:00am – Trivia contest. Win 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine (Twitter)

1:00pm – Trivia contest. Win 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine (Twitter)

4:00 – Trivia contest. Win One copy of UNICO (Twitter)

Wednesday: 08/21/13  10:00am – Trivia contest. Win 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine (Twitter)

1:00pm – Trivia contest. Win 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine (Twitter)

4:00 – Trivia contest. Win One copy of Triton (Twitter)

Thursday: 08/22/13 10:00am – Trivia contest. Win 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine (Twitter)

1:00pm – Trivia contest. Win 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine  (Twitter)

4:00 – Trivia contest. Win One copy of Barbara (Twitter, MUST BE 18+ TO WIN)

Friday: 08/23/13 10:00am – Trivia contest. Win 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine (Twitter)

1:00pm – Trivia contest. Win 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine (Twitter)

4:00 – Trivia contest. Win One copy of Swallowing the Earth(Twitter, MUST BE 18+ TO WIN)

4:00 – Blog, Facebook, and Tumblr contest ends. Winners will be announced on 08/26/13.

Thanks in advance for participating! Let’s spead the Tezuka love!

 

Now, onto the contest question:

In Barbara, what does the titular character call the alcohol she brings with her on the way to the wharf? Email your answer to preview [at] emanga.com with the subject line DMP BLOG – TEZUKA WEEK TRIVIA CONTEST!

Weekly Round Up for 8/14 + TEZUKA WEEK!

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Everyone at Digital Manga are huge Tezuka fans—without him there certainly wouldn’t be any manga industry at all. In celebration of the “God of Manga” and our upcoming 50th issue of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine, Digital Manga presents an entire week of Tezuka goodness! For five entire days, we’ll be giving away issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine and physical copies of our Tezuka Kickstarter titles!! How do you enter? Check out our schedule here and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr for opportunities to win! (Remember: our contest is open worldwide!!) Here’s the schedule for our exciting week of Tezuka (all times PST):

Monday: 08/19/13 10:00 am – Blog contest begins! Enter via email to win the first 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine! Five random people will win. The trivia question and email will go up on this blog at 10am PST! (DMP blog)

10:00 am – Facebook and Tumblr contest begins! Enter via email to win the first 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine! Five random people will win. The trivia question and email will go up at 10am PST!

10:00am – Trivia contest. Win 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine (Twitter) 1:00pm – Trivia contest. Win 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine (Twitter)

4:00 – Trivia contest. Win One copy of Atom Cat (Twitter)

Tuesday: 08/20/13  10:00am – Trivia contest. Win 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine (Twitter)

1:00pm – Trivia contest. Win 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine (Twitter)

4:00 – Trivia contest. Win One copy of UNICO (Twitter)

Wednesday: 08/21/13  10:00am – Trivia contest. Win 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine (Twitter)

1:00pm – Trivia contest. Win 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine (Twitter)

4:00 – Trivia contest. Win One copy of Triton (Twitter)

Thursday: 08/22/13 10:00am – Trivia contest. Win 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine (Twitter)

1:00pm – Trivia contest. Win 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine  (Twitter)

4:00 – Trivia contest. Win One copy of Barbara (Twitter, MUST BE 18+ TO WIN)

Friday: 08/23/13  10:00am – Trivia contest. Win 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine (Twitter)

1:00pm – Trivia contest. Win 5 issues of Weekly Astro Boy Magazine (Twitter)

4:00 – Trivia contest. Win One copy of Swallowing the Earth(Twitter, MUST BE 18+ TO WIN)

4:00 – Blog, Facebook, and Tumblr contest ends. Winners will be announced on 08/26/13.

Don’t want to wait for the contest? Get more bang for your buck with the first 10 issues on sale at 15% off! With 7 of Tezuka’s most popular titles (most OOP in English!), you’re never go hungry for classic manga again–all for the heroic price of $4.99!

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The YaoiCon 2014 volunteer fome is LIVE! Join in on the fun! Remember, if you have questions please email info [at] yaoicon.com! 

Love telling the world about your favorite manga? Did you know eManga has a review feature? Share your opinions, likes and dislikes with us! It might even be featured in the eManga newsletter!

Onto our weekly digital round-up:

F-Stop: Cosplay Made in Japan Vol. 3: A world class photographer, Yuji Susaki captures vibrant & powerful fashions of cosplayers in Japan.
Give My Regards to Black Jack Vol. 12: “We’ve been giving the world the wrong impression…!” The overhyped media is causing the mentally ill to be viewed with fear by the public. While mass panic runs rampant, Ozawa’s time for release draws near. Defenseless and hurting, he is driven into a corner. And then… Tragedy. “I want to know.” “We must give them an answer.” The combined ire of both the general public and the media triggers violence against the mentally ill. The psychiatric department arc reaches its conclusion in this gritty medical drama! Watch as the truth reveals the real meaning of “trial by media.”
Weekly Astro Boy Magazine: The second installment of Astro Boy: The Artificial Sun continues! The professor reveals an abandoned project that could change the world, except it already has! Someone has hijacked the project to melt the world into a new climate and the only one who can stop them is Professor Ochanomizu! Also included are Buddha, Dororo, and Black Jack!
Femmes Fatales: O-Sato is willing to do anything to get revenge on the men who raped and murdered her younger sister, even if she must sleep with the perpetrators in order to get close enough to them to slit their throats. She is a viper longing to coat her fangs in the blood of the guilty. O-Sono marries into wealth and power. However, her jealousy soon drives her to punish her cheating husband right where it will hurt him the most. O-Kinu uses her innocent face and honeyed words to get whatever she wants, no matter the cost. She leaves a trail of the blood of her lovers in her wake. Sinister and sexy, the women illustrated in Femmes Fatales embrace their darkest natures. Men who enter into the barbed embraces of these deadly women are doomed to never leave. Hell hath no fury…

08/02 Weekly Digital Round-up!

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

As you all know, yesterday was the famed 801 Day! Everyone at Digital manga had a blast! Our trivia contest was a success–our turn out was great. It’s sad that Yaoi Day only comes once a year, but don’t worry–we’re extending the fun all weekend!

We’re having an 801 Day sale over at eManga! Expand your digital yaoi library with 4 titles at 15% off!

And of course, Akadot. Many out-of-print yaoi titles are back in stock for an extremely limited time! In celebration, all items are 30% off with the code 801day13!! Spend $80 and get a free yaoi gift bag.

Onto our weekly digital round-up. We have quite a few new titles and an exciting announcement: Give My Regards to Black Jack is now up on eManga in its entirety!  The first three volumes are FREE and every volume after that is $1.00!

A Fortnight Until We Touch: Ooji hasn’t been the same since his coworker Kaizuka quit. Kaizuka’s replacement, Sekimoto, is rude at first, but Ooji still can’t resist offering to let him crash at his place. Though there may be tension between them at first, a lot can change in a fortnight.
Minase can’t stop thinking about the summer of his last year of high school when his mother died. His friend Susa took him to the beach and patted him on the head. Now, five years later, Minase keeps waking up at three every morning to find a sleepwalking Susa at his door.Though Sawaki’s high school crush Shiino left him, he could never forget him. After running into him again three years later, he swears this time will be different, even if the ring on Shiino’s finger means he has already been claimed by another.A Fortnight Until We Touch features three emotional short stories of second chances born from words left unsaid.

Give My Regards To Black Jack Vol. 6: “This person is going to die without ever knowing anything…!!”“It’s all right.” “Those who are cured of cancer are those who battled with cancer.”Placing faith in the words of Dr. Shouji, Tsujimoto endures the crippling side effects of her cancer treatments. She knows nothing of her odds of pulling through, her medical options, or the truth behind her doctor’s words.Saitou watches helplessly as Shouji keeps his patient in the dark. In an attempt to “cure” Saitou of his naïve ideals, the oncologist tells Saitou an anecdote from the past. Why do doctors tell half-truths? How do patients deal with the news? Shouji’s tale explains of a patient that answered those questions for him.Discover Japan’s cancer debate taking place right this minute!

Eat For Your LifeMantarou Ohara’s salary can’t keep up with the amount of money he spends on food. He doesn’t just eat his meals, he savors every mouthful and travels Japan in search of new flavors to excite his taste buds. But when a serious lack of funds causes him to choose between living off noodles or entering an eating competition, it seems that the life of this gourmet is about to change…Will the guidance of a mysterious stranger turn Mantarou from a food lover into a professional competitive eater? Or will his passion for the perfect recipe be his downfall…?

Weekly Astroboy Magazine
: Often hailed as the “God of Manga”, Osamu Tezuka draws stories of life, death, and morality His compilation of stories touch upon sci-fi, history, crime, politics, romance, but always raises questions on the human condition and reflects the ambiguity of morality.

The Weekly Digital Round-Up

Friday, June 14th, 2013

First off, we’d like to apologize for the delay in the release of The Tyrant Falls in Love and Ze — the books were delayed at the printers, and we’re looking forward to receiving them and getting them to you ASAP!

This week was quiet on the digital front, but more conventions are quickly approaching. If you’re headed to Anime Expo in Los Angeles next month, come say hi to us at our Akadot booth! We’ll have AX goodies, eManga.com demos, and, as always, plenty of manga for you to peruse! We’ll be wating at booth #438, 440, and 442, so swing on by — we’ll be announcing more AX-only sales and deals in the weeks to come.

The Weekly Digital Round-Up: Happy Fanime!

Friday, May 24th, 2013

We’re at Fanime this weekend – for real! Come see us on Saturday, we’ve got the DMI/eManga.com Panel at 2PM in Panels 2, followed by the Project-H Panel (18+ only – bring ID!) at 9PM in Panels 2. There’s plenty of books to be won and plenty of great announcements lined up, so if you’re spending your weekend at the San Jose Convention Center, swing by and say hi!

And if you’re not at a convention this weekend, there’s still plenty of good stuff to be had. This Memorial Day weekend, you can snag 45% off any order of $60 or more from Akadot Retail with the coupon code “MEMORIAL2013“. There’s plenty of cheap manga in stock, starting from as little as $4, so you can make off with a whole boatload of swag if you so desire.

In the digital realm, Indie comics have arrived at eManga! For those of you looking for new work to read and support, we’ve got a huge launch selection of the best, from OEL yaoi to American comics, fantasy, and more!

And finally, if you prefer the convenience of buying through Amazon or Barnes and Noble, the following books are now available for the Kindle and Nook marketplaces: Body Guard, Clair Voyance, vol. 1, Dark Green and a Dream of Silver, Erementar Gerade, vol. 18, Erementar Gerade: Flag of Bluesky, vol. 1, Erementar Gerade: Flag of Bluesky, vol. 2, Happy-Go-Lucky Days, vol. 1, Happy-Go-Lucky Days, vol. 2, Help! God of Love, Lovers’ Licentious Nights, Maple Leaves, The Pain in My Heart, Paradise of Sin, Seiwa Heigh School Bento Club, The Strange Tale of the Twilight Demon, Welcome to Nyan Café!, Witch Boys! Vol. 3,and Yumeichi

Clair Voyance, vol. 1: Ruerune, a high school boy with the ability to sense alien creatures, and Pi, a girl science geek, set up an “X-file”-ish club to help the inhabitants of an alien world. A wonderful work from Singapore’s acclaimed manga artist FSc!!
convenience A Convenient Man: Meet Kitamura, convenience store manager, age 31. With normal good looks and normal good taste, a normal job and a normal income, he feels a normal amount of unhappiness in his normal relationship with a normal woman. Wait! There is a storm warning over this barren life.Meet Minamihara, younger man and part-time employee. Minamihara lives boldly, courageously. And he is the storm who throws Kitamura’s life and heart in unexpected directions.