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* Aizoban: Your Manga Reader

market download Update (Version 1.0.0): The application has been rewritten. All prior data from previous versions of Alpha and Beta will be lost. To clear old data from previous versions, please "Clear Data" for Aizoban in your device's "Setting" application.

An Aiz?ban is a quality collector's edition volume. Likewise, "Aizoban: Your Manga Reader" is an online and an offline manga reader which aims to provide a great visual user experience when browsing and reading manga. It is open sourced at

? Access to over 45 000 manga series from currently 6 sources: Batoto (EN), MangaEden (EN), MangaHere (EN), MangaReader (EN), MangaEden (IT), and MangaHere (ES).
? Amazingly fast viewer with options to switch reading direction, lock orientation, lock zoom, full-screen or immersive mode.
? A search tool capable of instantly filtering and ordering manga series by name, genre (not for all sources), and status.
? An "Exploring" function to discover random manga series.
? A download manager to collect your desired manga series offline.
? Your personalized list of favourite manga series and recently read chapters (manageable with "Mark Read") .
? Easy settings to manage your reading experience such as "Enable Lazy Loading" to conserve bandwidth.

- If a manga series is empty or a chapter fails to load, the manga series is probably licensed from the source currently in your area.
- To cancel or to delete anything, just long press an item for the selection bar.
- This is the first version of Aizoban, and my first professional level application. I seek the help of others in localizing this application for other locales with sources in various languages. Please email me if you seek to help.
- I, the developer, have created this application as a hobby while as a medically ill student, and, thus, I apologize for any inconvenient delays in updates for the application.

Copyrights and trademarks for the manga, and other promotional materials are held by their respective owners and their use is allowed under the fair use clause of the Copyright Law. Aiz?ban is developed by an individual who does not have any affiliation with the content providers. This individual reserves the right to change the sources of manga without prior notice. Please support the authors and affiliated content providers by purchasing the volumes and/or other media from official avenues when they are available in your locale.

Recent changes:
Version 1.2.5:
- Updated local database.
- I am going on a hiatus from Aizoban.

Note: I want to clarify, I am the sole developer on this project. I am busy preparing some things before I start university in September. I apologize for any inconveniences.

Content rating: Medium Maturity

Author: Jacob Park
Version: 1.2.5
Market link: com.jparkie.aizoban
Web site:

Source code:
Code license:
Market downloads: 10,000-50,000
Market rating: 4.4 / 5.0
Category: Top:/Applications/Comics

Added: 2015-03-13
Updated: 0000-00-00
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