Azuki, a manga subscription service, announced that they have added the ongoing manga Red Riding Hood’s Wolf Apprentice: Final Testament to the Moon and Doomsday Cleaning to their library during the industry panel at Crunchyroll Expo 2022.
Red Riding Hood’s Wolf Apprentice: Final Testament to the Moon by Sayaka Mogi takes place in the in the fantasy universe of Red Riding Hood’s Wolf Apprentice, which is also written by Mogi. It details the tragic fate of the werewolf twins Skoll and Hati.
Chapter 1 Part 1 is currently available to read on the Azuki website and apps, with Part 2 and Part 3 releasing on Aug 11 and 18 respectively. Further chapters will be made available on Azuki as the publisher, Glacier Bay releases them.
Doomsday Cleaning, a one-shot by zaki, will hit the Azuki platform on the same day as it gets officially published by Star Fruit Books in the coming weeks.
Doomsday Cleaning follows a robotic vacuum that keeps cleaning after the apocalypse and a mysterious life form called a “pig.”
Azuki manga service currently has a catalog of ongoing manga including EDENS ZERO and The Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting, with chapters released on the same day as Japanese editions. Along with it, they have a catalog of over 200 series that have finished serialization, including Attack on Titan.
All titles are available worldwide in English, except Japan.
Kodansha USA was the first publisher that Azuki collaborated with, making the most popular titles of Japanese publisher’s available for on-demand viewing. This was followed by tie-ups with Glacier Bay Books and Star Fruit Books, which gave Azuki access to their selection of their critically acclaimed indie manga, and then an exclusive partnership with Los Angeles-based manga publisher, Kaiten Books.
Azuki, created by KiraKira Media Inc., debuted on June 28, 2021, on iOS, Android, and web browsers.
Select chapters with advertisements are available to free users. Customers can also purchase a subscription for US$4.99 that allows them to read manga without advertising. Each chapter includes comment threads for registered user conversations.
Source: Press Release