End of the line! In a few weeks, Crunchyroll will close the manga app

Sad news for manga fans. A Crunchyroll announced the closure of its digital manga reading service, which will remain available until December 11th this year, both in the web version and in the application.

In a statement provided to the AnimeNewsNetworkthe company explained its decision.

According to them, as part of Crunchyroll’s ongoing commitment to providing fans with the best experience related to their favorite series, the app Crunchyroll Manga will be retired on December 11th.

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Crunchyroll will close the app both on the website and on cell phones

It is important to highlight that the decision extends both to the site as well as on mobile devices.

However, fans interested in discovering new manga can explore the Crunchyroll Store, which now offers a vast selection of more than 17 thousand manga from different genres.

The manga service launched in 2016, providing digital chapters of series licensed simultaneously or close to it. At the time, the offer filled a gap in a scenario with few legal options on the internet.

Over time, Crunchyroll redirected its focus, making room for the expansion of applications and services from Japanese publishers.

As with other official third-party services, these are dedicated almost exclusively to comics. Despite the initial promise of manga in Portuguese, this was not fulfilled.

Another important point to reinforce is that subscribers to the Mega Fan and Ultimate Fan categories will be able to enjoy other benefits, such as the Game Vault, which includes a constantly expanding catalog of free titles to play on Android and iOS.

More about Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll is a streaming service specializing in anime, manga and drama content (Japanese TV series).

Founded in 2006, Crunchyroll has become a popular platform for Japanese animation fans around the world.

In addition to the diverse catalogue, the Crunchyroll It also stands out for making anime episodes available shortly after their original broadcast in Japan, providing fans with quick access to new content.

The service operates on a subscription model, offering subscribers benefits such as early access to new episodes, high definition (HD) videos and the removal of advertisements.

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