History

  • 2002

    • AprilNTT Solmare Corporation is established.
    • JuneStreet corner content distribution service, Foobio, is launched.
  • 2003

    • NovemberDigital comic service, C’moA, is launched.
  • 2004

    • AugustService for Docomo, Comic-iI, is launched.
  • 2005

    • MayService for AU (EZweb website), Comic C’moA, is launched.
    • JulyService for Vodafone (Vodafone website), Comic C’moA, is launched.
    • DecemberComic-i wins the 2005 iMode website “Hot Topic Award” Grand Prize.
  • 2006

    • JanuaryComic-i and “Comic C’moA” reach over 10 million downloads.
  • 2007

    • AprilComic-i and Comic C’moA reach over 100 million downloads.
  • 2008

    • MayComic-i and Comic C’moA receive the 8th ICT Business Promotion Award (at the 70th anniversary ceremony of The Telecommunications Association).
  • 2009

    • AprilComic-i and Comic C’moA reach over 500 million downloads.
    • JuneDating simulation game service for the Japanese market is launched.
  • 2010

    • MayComic-i and Comic C’moA are consolidated under the name Comic C’moA.
  • 2011

    • FebruaryDating simulation game series “Shall we date?” for the overseas market is launched.
    • AugustComic C’moA breaks one billion downloads.
    • DecemberThe first number of a digital comic magazine, Oyajism, is issued.
  • 2012

    • AugustComic C’moA is made available for multiple devices.
  • 2013

    • JanuaryAll-you-can-read C’moA service is launched.
    • MarchC’moA Rental service is launched.
  • 2014

    • August10th anniversary of Comic C’moA service
    • AugustFor the 10th anniversary of Comic C’moA, August 16th is certified as “Electronic Comic Book Day” (Japan Anniversary Association).
  • 2017

    • NovemberFirst annual “2018 Digital Comic Readers' Choice Awards” prizes are awarded.
  • 2018

    • AprilJoint establishment, along with 4 other e-book providers, of JEBA
  • 2019

    • August15th anniversary of Comic C’moA service
    • DecemberOtome game “Obey Me!” is released for the overseas market.
  • 2020

    • MarchService for feature phones, Comic C’moA, is discontinued.
    • AugustVoice-acted concert streaming service, Boikone, is launched.
  • 2021

    • AugustCicalo, a calendar application to help media fans manage their fan activities and schedules, is released.
  • 2022

    • MarchMangaPlaza, a digital comic store with one of the largest libraries of translated Japanese comics in the US, is launched.
    • OctoberCmoa Comics, a new publishing house for original comics, is launched.
  • 2023

    • AprilOtome game “Obey Me! Nightbringer” is released for the overseas market.
      Boikone, now an audiobook streaming service, is discontinued.
    • JuneCicalo,a calendar application is discontinued.
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