Digital Manga version of Neon Genesis Evangelion launches on VizManga.com
Date: 2011 August 16th Tuesday [17:03] | Posted By: Joe
The good folks at Viz Media have sent us details of their latest title to appear on VIZManga. They've just launched Neon Genesis Evangelion with weekly digital chapters for $0.99. It's available on PC and Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android phones and tablets.
Press release as follows:
August 15, 2011
DIGITAL VERSION OF SCI-FI MANGA MASTERPIECE NEON GENESIS EVANGELION LAUNCHES ON VIZMANGA.COM AND THE VIZ MANGA APP
Classic Sci-Fi Action Saga Will Debut New Weekly Digital Chapters For Only $0.99!
VIZ Media has announced the digital launch today of the acclaimed sci-fi manga (graphic novel) masterpiece, NEON GENESIS EVANGELION, on VIZManga.com and the VIZ Manga App for the Apple iPad™, iPhone™ and iPod™ touch. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION will be available chapter-by-chapter for only $0.99 each, with a new chapter launching each week. To celebrate the series' debut, VIZ Media will offer a free Chapter 1 preview; Chapter 2 is also now available for download for $0.99.
NEON GENESIS EVANGELION (rated 'T+' for Older Teens), is series co-creator Yoshiyuki Sadamoto's personal interpretation of the Evangelion characters and story is sure to intrigue new and old fans alike. In 2015, the "Angels" have returned, and Shinji Ikari, a fourteen year-old child of the new Earth, is forced by his father Gendo – commander of the secret organization NERV – to pilot the monstrous biomechanical weapon called "Evangelion" to match the Angels' fearsome power...
VIZ Media's digital manga platform continues to expand access for fans in North America to the world's best manga. Starting with the VIZ Manga app (the #1 app for reading manga on the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch) in 2010, the recently launched VIZManga.com is now a leading online destination for reading manga on desktop/laptop computers and on Android-powered devices with built-in web browsers. With one account, registered users can select from nearly 400 volumes across 40+ series and then enjoy their purchases through even more devices than ever.
For more information, visit VIZManga.com or www.VIZ.com/apps.