Ever since you were a child, you are a huge fan of manga and, as soon as you have the chance, you go to the comic store in your city to buy the latest issue of your favorite series. Sometimes, however, the manga you would like to read are nowhere to be found in the store and, for this reason, you would like to know if there is a solution to read them online.
This is actually the case, right? Then let me tell you that today is your lucky day! With this guide, in fact, I will list a few sites to read manga that could do for you. In addition to indicating some services that allow you to read comics in Italian, both for free and for a fee, you will also find some sites to browse your manga in English and even in the original language (therefore in Japanese).
How do you say? Can't wait to find out more and start reading your favorite manga? Then do not delay any longer and investigate the subject immediately. Courage: make yourself comfortable, set aside five minutes of free time and carefully follow the directions I am about to give you. Find the solution that you think best suits your needs, try to put my "tips" into practice and I assure you that, in no time at all, you will be ready to browse all the manga you want directly online. Happy reading and, above all, have fun!
Before going into the details of this guide and listing the sites to read manga that you can take into consideration to access your favorite titles, I must make a necessary premise.
In fact, you should know that there are numerous websites where scanned manga are collected, to be read and downloaded for free. This practice, however, is illegal and I highly recommend that you rely on other solutions.
As you can read in the next lines of this guide, there are sites where you can read manga for free and, at times, publishers themselves make some of their comics browsable online, at no cost, just to try to fight piracy.
That said, make yourself comfortable and prepare to read your favorite manga legally.
Sites to Read Manga in Italian
If your intention is to know sites to read manga in Italian, you will be happy to know that there are various solutions at your disposal, both free and paid. Which ones are they? I'll tell you right away!
The first solution that I can recommend, if you want to read manga in Italian, is Amazon. In fact, the famous online shopping site offers a vast catalog of manga to be read via a browser but also using the Amazon Kindle application for Android and iOS / iPad or a Kindle device, i.e. the Amazon ebook reader.
All you have to do to read a manga in Italian is to connect to the main page of Amazon, click on the item Log in, enter your login details in the fields Email address or mobile number e Password e premere sul pulsating Log in, To login. If, on the other hand, you don't have an account yet, you can read my guide on how to register on Amazon.
Now, press the ☰ button, top left, select the options Libri e Audible e Books from the menu that is proposed to you and, in the new open page, click on the item Comics. To access the manga section, select the option now Beam from the sidebar on the left and browse the categories BESTSELLER, The most voted, Some tips, New releases etc., to find the manga of your interest.
If, on the other hand, you want to view only the manga available at no cost, in the section Filter for, visible in the sidebar on the left, locate the option Price and click on the entry 0-5 EUR, then click on the option Sort by, top right, and choose the item Price: increasing.
Then click on the manga of your interest and press the button Buy now with 1-Click, then choose the option Read now with the Kindle Cloud Reader, to start reading via browser.
If, on the other hand, the manga you have chosen is paid, select the option Kindle format in the advertisement of your interest, click on the button Buy now with 1-click and follow the instructions shown on the screen, to complete the purchase and start reading the manga. In this regard, my guide on how to buy on Amazon may be useful.
Also, you need to know that by activating Kindle unlimited, a paid Amazon service (with a 30-day free trial), you can access a large catalog of books and comics, including manga, to read for free.
To proceed with the activation of the free trial of Kindle Unlimited, connected to the main page of the service and click on the button Sign up now, 30 days free. Pay later. Once this is done, identify the manga you are interested in, access its description card and, if available with Kindle Unlimited (i.e. if the writing appears Included in your subscription), click on the buttons Read now e Read now with the Kindle Cloud Reader, to start reading.
To disable the automatic renewal of your Kindle Unlimited subscription, click on the option Account e list, choose the item My Kindle Unlimited and, in the new open page, click on the option Unsubscribe from Kindle Unlimited. For detailed steps, you can read my guide on how to disable Kindle Unlimited.
Åström is an online publishing house that, thanks to the possibilities offered by technology, offers over 70 unpublished comic series, some of which in manga style, accessible completely free of charge.
To access the Astromica manga-style comics, linked to this page, select one of the available works (below) and choose the chapter to read, to start reading directly in the browser.
Another solution that you can consider to read comics in Italian is Wilder, an independent Italian label of online comics, unpublished and free, some of which in manga style.
To read a free Wilder comic, connect to the label's official website and click on the item series located in the top menu, to view all available comics.
Then press on title of the series of your interest (Australia, Blue, Dharma, Helicon, One Hit Wonder, Sappy, BlackRock, Elliot etc.) and, in the new open page, choose the chapter that you prefer, to enjoy reading.
Free eBooks is a portal that collects free books, magazines, newspapers and comics that can be legally downloaded to your computer. It does not require any registration. Clearly, it does not host manga produced in Japan, but some Italian comics that draw inspiration from the manga style.
If you think this is a valid solution to read manga in Italian, connected to the official website of Free eBook, click on the item Comics for free visible in the menu at the top and, in the new open page, locate the comic you want to read.
Once you have found the manga you are interested in, tap on his cover, to access the description of the comic in question and read its plot, and click on the icon arrow, to start downloading the manga. Once the download is complete, all you have to do is open the PDF file you just downloaded and enjoy reading.
Sites to Read Manga in English
You prefer read manga in English? In that case, you'll be pleased to know that there are several websites that allow you to access a rich catalog of popular manga to read online, both for free and for a fee. Here, then, are some solutions of this kind that can do for you.
Manga More It is an online service created by Shueisha, a Japanese publishing house, which allows you to read hundreds of manga in English (and Spanish) for free, come One Piece, Dragon Ball, Naruto and many more. It is also available as an application for Android and iOS and does not require registration.
To read a manga on Manga Plus, connected to the official website of the service, click on the item Manga list located in the top menu, to view the complete list of manga available, and press on cover comic of your interest. On the newly opened page, click the number of the comic you intend to read and that's it.
DC Comics, a famous American comic book publisher, allows you to read his works online. Of manga, of course, there are not many, there are mainly American comics, but something (eg "Batman and the Justice League") can be found. Both free and paid titles are available, to be read online from a computer or via the app for Android and iOS devices.
To read the free DC Comics comics, linked to the official website of the publisher, click on the item Free comics, located in the menu at the top and, in the new open page, press the button Add cart related to the work of your interest.
Now, click on the entry Login, at the top right, select the option Sign Up and click on the button Amazon Sign in, to register using your Amazon account. After that, click the button Cart, to access the shopping cart of your account, choose the options Proceed to payment e Complete order And that's it. To start reading, click on the entry My Books and click on the option Read related to the manga you intend to read.
If, on the other hand, you are interested in a paid comic, click on the button Add cart related to the comic of your interest, to add it to your account cart, press on the item Cart, at the top right, and click on the button Proceed to payment. Premium, quindi, sulla voce Amazon Pay and follow the instructions shown on the screen to purchase the manga chosen using the credit card associated with your Amazon account.
Once you have completed the purchase of the digital copy of the comic, access the section My Books of your account, click on the button Read related to the manga purchased and enjoy reading.
Marvel Comics: the famous US publishing house allows you to read the first chapter of each comic for free, both on its official website and via the app for Android and iOS. Furthermore, it is possible to activate a monthly subscription to access a rich catalog of manga to read without any limitation. Also in this case, there are almost exclusively American comics, but something manga-style can be found (eg "Zombies Assemble").
To proceed, then connected to the official Marvel Comics website, click on the item Comics visible in the menu located at the top and, in the new open page, locate the section Read for free. Premium, quindi, sulla voce See all, to view the complete list of free manga and click on cover comic of your interest.
Now, locate the section Digital issue and click on the button Read now, to start the free reading of the first issue of the chosen comic.
If, on the other hand, you prefer to buy a paid comic, you can access the section again Comics, choose the work of your interest and click on the button Buy digital issue, to purchase the single digital copy. Alternatively, you can activate a subscription Marvel Unlimited ($ 9,99 / month o 69 dollars / year with annual billing) that allows you to access all the comics you want.
In the latter case, pause with the mouse pointer on the item Comics e seleziona l'opzione Marvel Unlimited from the menu that appears. In the newly opened page, click on the button Start now, fill out the registration form with your personal data and press on the item Create Account, to create your account.
Once this is done, enter your payment card details in the section Payment method and click on the buttons Save e continue e Place your order, to activate your Marvel Unlimited subscription. At this point, access the section again Comics of the Marvel Comics site, choose the manga of your interest and click on the button Read now, to start reading.
It will be useful to know that you can deactivate the automatic renewal of your subscription at any time by clicking on yours name, visible at the top left, by selecting the option Account settings, by accessing the section relating to Marvel Unlimited and clicking on the item Cancel Subscription, twice in a row.
Japanese Sites for Reading Manga
How do you say? Are you looking for Japanese sites for reading manga in the original language? In this case, I advise you to rely on Comic Walker, a famous Japanese portal that collects hundreds of manga to read for free, both in the original language and in Chinese and English.
To start reading manga in Japanese, connect to the official Comic Walker website and, on the main screen, click on cover comic of your interest. Alternatively, write the title of the manga you intend to read in the Campo di Ricerca at the top and press the icon of magnifying glass, to view the search results.
After choosing the manga to read, on its description page you can view the plot, any previous chapters, other titles by the same author and news related to the manga in question. To start reading, all you have to do is click on red button (if you have chosen the English version of Comic Walker, press the button Begin reading) and scroll through the pages of the manga from right to left.
It will be useful to know that Comic Walker also allows you to create your own account for free: by doing so, you can save the manga of your interest in the section Bookmarks of your account.