Get Your Manga Fix With The Best Manga Reading Apps

Have you ever struggled to find good manga reading apps? If yes or if you just love manga, then this article is for you. Read your favorite series digitally, so you don’t have loads of volumes taking up space and can save money by buying subscriptions instead. Check out our best manga reading apps now!

Comixology

Comixology is available on iOS, Android, Kindle and through web-browser. It is linked to Amazon, so you can use your Amazon account on there.

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Pros                                           Cons

  • Comixology offers an Unlimited subscription for $5.99 a month, where you have access to a selection of 20,000 manga/comic with no additional costs
  • As well as manga, Comixology also has comics from publishers, for example Marvel and DC, available
  • You can download manga to read it anywhere on the go
  • It can be difficult to navigate if you don’t know exactly what you’re looking for
  • You cannot buy individual volumes on the iOS app
  • New manga releases may take some time before they are available to borrow

Crunchyroll Manga

Although Crunchyroll is better known for being a service where you can watch anime, it also has a section for manga. It’s available on iOS, Android and web-browser.

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Pros                                           Cons

  • With a Crunchyroll Premium account for a minimum of $7.99 a month, you have access to the manga as well as the anime
  • Most of the time, new releases are available fully translated very close to the print release in Japan
  • There isn’t a lot of selection
  • Some chapters are missing from series
  • The app is difficult to navigate and it can be hard to find what you are looking for

VIZ Manga – Shonen Jump

VIZ Media is a company that translates print releases in Japan to English and publishes them. They also releases dubs for anime. Now as well as that, they releases digital chapters through Shonen Jump. It’s available on iOS, Android and web-browser.

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Pros                                           Cons

  • VIZ Manga allows you to read the famous magazine Weekly Shonen Jump for new chapters and exclusive interviews
  • You can download up to 100 chapters at a time to read anywhere
  • It only costs $1.99 a month for a Shonen Jump subscription with access to over 10,000 manga chapters
  • It is a bit limited in the titles it has the rights to, so the selection isn’t as big as some other apps
  • The app has no search feature, so it might be difficult to find what you are looking for

Mangamo

Mangamo is the first mobile manga app subscription that gives readers unlimited access to a lot of titles from a lot of different publishers. It’s available on iOS for iPad and iPhone, and its currently in development for Android.

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Pros                                           Cons

  • For only $4.99 a month, you have access to over 300 titles
  • You can download titles to read on-the-go, but they expire after a week
  • New releases may take a while to be available to read
  • Its a fairly new app, so there some growing pains
manga reading apps: manga plus

Manga Plus

Manga Plus is owned by SHUEISHA, a Japanese manga publishing company. The app is available on iOS, Android and you can read using the web-browser too.

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Pros                                           Cons

  • Its free!
  • Chapters are released at the same time as in Japan
  • A lot of chapters are missing from series, so you can only read the first few chapters and the most recent
manga reading apps: inkr

INKR

INKR is run by the same people who ran Manga Rock Comics, but this time they are actually supporting the creators. Its available on iOS and Android. Also, you can read it on web-browsers.

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Pros                                           Cons

  • INKR has the option for INKR Extra at $4.99 a month, which has unlimited reading and downloads to read offline
  • You can also purchase coins to unlock chapters of your choice
  • The system has elements to it that can be quite confusing
  • Its also fairly new, so there are some growing pains
manga reading apps: webtoon

Webtoon

Webtoons originated in South Korea, they are a type of manhwa – essentially Korean manga. Its available on iOS, Android and web-browser.

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Pros                                           Cons

  • Anyone can publish on there, so there is a good chance of finding a hidden gem. Many of the comics have had anime adaptations, like Tower of God and the God of High School
  • Its free, but you can purchase coins to get a Fast Pass to read chapters before anyone else
  • Since anyone can publish on there, the standard on some comics may be low
  • It doesn’t have a selection of well-known manga because everything on there is published by anyone

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