Japan reportedly getting Apple iBookstore starting in January
techradar.com -- Jan 02
On Monday, a new Nikkei report stated Apple would be expanding its iBookstore to Japan, joining the likes of Amazon, Kobo, and Google.
Though an exact date wasn't given, Apple has reportedly garnered the support of publishers like Kadokawa, Kodansha, and Shogakukan among others to provide ebooks in Japan as early as January.
Nikkei also indicated Japanese readers would be able to find more than 80,000 titles at launch from local publishers alone.
Despite iBooks launching alongside the iPad in Japan in 2010, Apple had previously been unable to actually sell any ebooks through the app.
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