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Together with being one of many greatest platforms to look at anime, Crunchyroll can also be a hub to learn manga in your cellphone or pc. Whereas not as massive as say, Shonen Leap, it’s managed to stay round for a little bit over a decade…which makes it tragic irony to disclose that the service goes to be delisted a full month from now.

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Earlier within the week, the streamer revealed it could be shutting down and delisting the Crunchyroll Manga app on December 11, and notified customers of the change just a few days in the past. The shut down comes not lengthy after Crunchyroll phased out Proper Stuf, the 36-year-old anime storefront which Sony acquired in 2022. Whereas a particular motive for the shut down wasn’t given, Crunchyroll referred to as the transfer a part of its “steady effort to supply followers with one of the best experiences surrounding their favourite sequence. And whereas it hasn’t revealed what (if something) will take the app’s place, Crunchyroll’s solely different to date is simply its personal retailer, the place customers should buy bodily manga.

Crunchyroll’s Manga app first launched in October 2013 with solely a dozen titles below its identify, however chapters would launch concurrently with their Japanese launch. The service was largely worldwide—China, France, Germany, Italy, and Japan didn’t have entry—and featured works from manga publishers akin to Kodansha, Kadokawa Shoten, and Futabasha. The service would later hit a snag with Kodansha in 2018 when it eliminated a majority of the writer’s catalog sequence, with the only exception being Fairy Tail. Earlier this yr, Kodansha went and launched its personal manga platform Okay Manga, which is presently unique to the US.

[via Anime News Network]

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