Jun 5, 2012

Mangazenkan.com Operator, TORICO Raises 200M Yen From Itochu Technology Ventures / Venture Now

Manga shopping site, Mangazenkan.com operator, TORICO announced that it allocates new shares of 200 million  yen to Itochu Technology Ventures.

Mangazenkan.com is an EC sites launched on August, 2006. It originally sells only whole collection of series (zenkan in Japanese) of manga titles, but now it provides more services related to manga. Total buyers surpasses 500,000 and it sells manga in 42 countries. It has over 80,000 titles. ...

Along with the fundraising, it plans to enter ebook distribution business and also set up foreign branch offices.

Venture Now 6/4/2012 [jp]

  • The company provides iOS/Android application to allow users to read several pages of manga and purchase.
  • http://torico-corp.com/

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