Hoopla Digital, the leading all-in-one app for public libraries, is making waves in the world of comics with its latest offering: manga. This popular Japanese art form, known for its captivating storytelling and unique art style, is now available to patrons of partner libraries through the Hoopla platform. With a commitment to providing diverse and engaging content, Hoopla aims to strengthen its leadership in the comics category among library digital platforms. Let’s dive into the details of this exciting development.
Discover the World of Manga
Manga, derived from the Japanese words “man” (meaning “whimsical”) and “ga” (meaning “pictures”), has garnered a global fanbase due to its immersive narratives and visually stunning illustrations. Hoopla recognizes the growing interest in manga and is thrilled to bring this captivating category to libraries and their patrons. Whether you’re a seasoned manga enthusiast or new to the genre, Hoopla’s manga collection offers something for everyone.
Immerse Yourself in Acclaimed Series
The launch of manga on Hoopla comes with an impressive selection of popular series, including beloved titles like Berserk, Gunsmith Cats, Mob Psycho 100, and more! Also your favorite Saturday AM Graphic novels like Apple Black, Clock Striker, and Oblivion Rouge. These compelling stories will transport readers to captivating worlds filled with action, adventure, and profound character development. Hoopla’s curated manga collection guarantees an enthralling reading experience for manga enthusiasts of all ages and reading abilities.
A Seamless Reading Experience
Manga stands apart from other comic styles with its unique reading format, from right to left and back to front. Understanding the importance of preserving this tradition, Hoopla has updated its exclusive ActionView functionality to provide a seamless reading experience for manga readers. ActionView takes readers on a panel-by-panel journey through the story, allowing them to savor the intricate artwork and absorb the narrative at their own pace. Hoopla’s dedication to authenticity ensures that readers can fully immerse themselves in the action, just as the manga creators intended.
Unveiling a Diverse Manga Collection
Hoopla has collaborated with renowned publishers to curate an expansive manga collection that caters to a wide range of preferences. The initial launch includes titles from Dark Horse Comics, TOKYOPOP, Fantagraphics, Titan Comics, and Ablaze Comics. Additionally, Media Do International will contribute a wealth of titles, including publishers such as Manga Classics, UDON Entertainment, VAST Visual, and our brand, Saturday AM. This impressive collection will continue to grow, with new titles being added weekly. By the end of the year, Hoopla expects to offer thousands of manga titles and forge new partnerships with prominent manga publishers.
Accessing Hoopla’s Manga Collection
To embark on an exciting manga journey, patrons of participating libraries can access Hoopla’s vast collection by downloading the free Hoopla mobile app on their Android or iOS devices or by visiting hoopladigital.com. Hoopla Digital is available in more than 9,500 public libraries across the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, including renowned libraries like the Chicago Public Library, San Francisco Public Library, and Los Angeles Public Library. To check if your local library partners with Hoopla, visit hoopladigital.com.
Hoopla Digital’s expansion into the world of manga brings a wealth of captivating stories and stunning artwork to library patrons worldwide. By embracing manga, Hoopla demonstrates its commitment to providing diverse and engaging content to its users. Whether you’re a long-time manga fan or new to the genre, Hoopla’s extensive collection of popular series and its innovative reading experience through ActionView ensure an unforgettable journey.
Become a cardholder of a participating library today, download the Hoopla mobile app, or visit hoopladigital.com to unlock the magic of manga and discover a digital library filled with endless entertainment possibilities.
SOURCE hoopla Digital