Kobo Kicks Off eReading in Japan
Starting today, the Kobo Touch eReader can be pre-ordered for ¥7,980 including tax (or $100 USD) in time for the official Kobo launch where we’ll be offering a fully localized Japanese experience at http://kobo.rakuten.co.jp, with local currency, and popular Japanese content and authors.
Kobo will offer a robust lineup of Japanese titles, including novels, essays, business and comic books, in addition to the 2.5-million titles available in Japan. The Kobo Japanese catalogue will contain a wide assortment of titles by year end, including exclusive content only available through Kobo.
Look out Japan – here comes Kobo!