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PR: Go!Comi Announces Japan Ai iPhone App


9 July 2009, LOS ANGELES

Innovative manga publisher Go! Comi and cutting-edge game designer Zeitgeist Games today announced the release of the iPhone version of Aimee Major Steinberger’s smash-hit manga journal “Japan Ai – A Tall Girl’s Adventure in Japan” – named one of the Young Adults Librarian Association’s Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens of 2009! It is now available, formatted for the iPhone or iPod Touch, for the introductory price of .99 CENTS!

Join Aimee Major Steinberger on the ultimate otaku vacation! Steinberger uses sketches and hand-written descriptions to capture it all in this manga journal that is both adorable and breathtaking. And now you can have her travel journal right at your fingertips no matter where you are, with this handy app that features the COMPLETE 190-page book, formatted for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

The application also contains several special features that are EXCLUSIVE to the iPhone version of the book:

– Using Smart Panels(TM) technology, you can move from panel to panel with a single tap
– With two different viewing modes, reading is a snap
– Browse thumbnail images of each page in the chapter
– Learn Japanese words with the help of the voice phrase dictionary
– Photo gallery allows you to see actual photos from the trip

That’s right – readers will get the complete book in iPhone form, plus exclusive iPhone/iPod Touch features, for only 99 cents! The “Japan Ai” iPhone App is available now at the iTunes store.

Go! Comi is known for its exciting manga series and top-notch production values. Among its publications are the Bookscan best-sellers “07-GHOST,” “The Devil Within” and “Her Majesty’s Dog,” and the Eisner Award-nominated “After School Nightmare,” which was named one of the Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens of 2008 by the Young Adult Library Services Association. Two other Go! Series, “Train + Train” and “Cantarella,” have also been cited by the YALSA Great Graphic Novels list.

Zeitgeist Games, Inc. was founded in 2002 by Dustin Clingman and Dave Arneson as a “pen and paper” role playing game company. The immediate success of the company led Zeitgeist Games to expanded its product line into other forms of gaming. Today, Zeitgeist Games has developed games and applications on such platforms as the PC, Nintendo DS, and iPhone.

About the Author:

Lissa Pattillo is the owner and editor of Residing in Halifax, Nova Scotia she takes great joy in collecting all manners of manga genres, regretting that there's never enough time in the day to review or share them all. Along with reviews, Lissa is responsible for all the news postings to the website and works full time as a web and graphic designer.

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  1. That was very nice. It can improve the game industry!

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