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VIZ Media Expands Again on "Overdrive"


By The Editor
May 11, 2017 - 20:52

VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES SUBSTANTIAL EXPANSION OF DIGITAL MANGA LIBRARY AVAILABLE THROUGH OVERDRIVE

99 Newly Added VIZ Media Manga Series Available For Digital Lending At Participating North American Public and School Libraries

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing announces a substantial expansion of its catalog of published manga titles available digitally through OverDrive. An impressive update of 99 new series were made available this month to participating public and school libraries across the United States and Canada that utilize OverDrive.

OverDrive is a leading digital reading platform, supplying the industry’s largest catalog of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video to 36,000 libraries and schools worldwide, including 90 percent of all public libraries in the U.S.

The latest additions, which augment over 100 other VIZ Media series already available on OverDrive, span an impressive range of action/adventure, sci-fi, fantasy, drama and romance titles by some of manga’s most popular and revered creators. Notable just-added series include 7thGARDEN, BLACK CLOVER, HAIKYU!!, KUROKO’S BASKETBALL, LUCKY☆STAR, PLATINUM END, YU-GI-OH! and many more. A series of original novels that explore deeper into NARUTO and TOKYO GHOUL are also now available to readers.

A comprehensive list of all VIZ Media manga titles available on OverDrive may be viewed at: OverDrive.com/publishers/VIZMedia.

“The addition of so many new titles on OverDrive will give readers an industry leading selection of outstanding digital content,” says Kevin Hamric, Senior Director, Publishing Sales & Marketing, VIZ Media. “We invite OverDrive readers to explore the VIZ Media library and to enjoy some of the greatest series the category has to offer.”

For more information on VIZ Media manga titles, please visit VIZ.com.

About OverDrive
OverDrive is the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools worldwide.  We are dedicated to “a world enlightened by reading” by delivering the industry’s largest catalog of eBooks, audiobooks and other digital media to a growing network of 36,000 libraries and schools in 63 countries.  Founded in 1986, OverDrive is based in Cleveland, Ohio USA and owned by Tokyo-based Rakuten. www.overdrive.com



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