eBook Initiative Japan Goes IPO

eBook Initiative Japan Co., Ltd., who runs Japanese online e-book mall eBookJapan [J], announced that their IPO at Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers section has been approved [J]. The planned date is October 28.

eBookJapan started selling online book since year 2000, when the company was established. The site now boasts 50,000 e-books, 80% of which are online manga(comics).

Readers are offered for Windows, Macintosh, iPad/iPhone/iPod touch, Android and Windows Phone.

In Japan, there is an e-comic authoring tool vendor Celsys has already been listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange Second Section.

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@akky is one of the first Japanese pro-bloggers [J]. He also leads Asiajin, writes a tech column on The Japan Times, consults for some foreign companies interested in Japanese web market. (please inquire to akimoto on gmail.com).

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@akky is one of the first Japanese pro-bloggers [J]. He also leads Asiajin, writes a tech column on The Japan Times, consults for some foreign companies interested in Japanese web market. (please inquire to akimoto on gmail.com).