7 Best Free Manga Readers for Android

Manga is the name given to comics and novels which are originated in Japan. Despite of having Japanese origin, Manga is popular around the globe and you can find the manga readers or fans across the globe either its United States, EU or Germany. Manga is curated for people of all ages from a Teenager to the old granny.

Manga was previously purchased from your nearest book store, but these days you can buy them online and read them in your phone or tablet. People buy manga from their favorite apps and websites to read at their own comfort, no need to leave your home to buy them from market.

In this article, I will share some of the best free Manga reader apps for Android devices. So, you can read your favorite manga in your Android phone while relaxing at your couch with a cup of coffee. BTW! I love coffee.

7 Best Free Manga Reader Apps for Android

1. MangaToon

MangaToon is a popular free Manga reading app for Android devices. It comes with great collection of Manga. All comics, manga and novels are colourful and updated regularly. Manga and Comics in MangaToon are organized according to their category so, its easy to find your favourite category and start reading.

You can read Manga in MangaToon in different language even other than Japanese like English, Spanish, Thai, Portuguese etc. They are planning to add more languages to MangaToon app very soon.

It’s a great choice for those who want to read Manga in different languages and want to access the latest releases.

  • Developed by: MangaToon
  • App size: 30 MB
  • Total user: 10 Million

2. Manga Plus by Shueisha

Manga Plus is the official manga reader app by Sheuisha and its is the global distributor of Manga. They publish the greatest of all time Manga in the Manga Plus app for Android.

Best part about Manga Plus is they publish the latest manga releases in real-time when they are released in Japan. They offer legendary manga like Naruto, Dragon Ball, Tokyo Ghoul, Death Note etc.

It’s a great choice for those who want the latest manga in real-time when they are released in Japan as Sheuisha is the global distributor of these manga.

  • Developed by Shueisha Inc.
  • App size: 21 MB
  • Total user: 1 Million

3. izneo Manga Reader

izneo is the one of the best Manga reader apps for Android users. It offers thousands of manga in colourful format at the best price. They offer unlimited access to 2200+ manga at a very cheap price.

izneo Manga Reader is available on all platforms and all screen sizes. You can use izneo to read Manga on Mobile, Laptop, Tablet, Desktop and even Smart TVs.

It is another manga reader app that offers a huge collection of Manga to readers at a pretty cheap price. But if you’re beginner and want to read greatest of all time Manga like Death Note, One Piece, Naruto etc. then I would suggest to go for Manga Plus app rather than izneo.

  • Developed by izneo
  • App size: 25 MB
  • Total user: 1 Million

4. Crunchyroll Manga

Crunchyroll Manga app is the manga reader app for Android offered by Crunchyroll, a well know anime streaming service. It promises to offer unlimited access to manga for a small premium fee. It’s anime streaming website is great if you want to watch anime legally then its one of best along with Funimation.

But I have no experience with this manga app reader by Crunchyroll, as I haven’t tried it. If you want to go for it, you can and do share your experience in comment section to help others make an informed decision.

  • Developed by Crunchyroll
  • App size: 3 MB
  • Total user: 1 Million

5. Otaku Zone

Otaku Zone is a pretty new Android app which is released this year in January, and gained a lot of popularity. It offers free access to all the Manga and regularly update their catalogue so, you’ll get everything updated for free.

It offers a user-friendly interface, and sync feature across the devices. Otaku Zone offers more than a million manga in their collection for free of cost. You can save your favourite manga to read later and also read the recently read manga from the page you left.

  • Developed by HHN-Studio
  • App size: 30 MB
  • Total user: 10,000

6. Kuro Reader

Kuro reader is an Android app that can open Manga files for you to read. If you’re someone who downloads manga from third-party websites, then this app will let you open those manga files in your Android device. It let’s you open the CBZ file(a popularly used format for manga and comics) in your Android devices.

It lets you organize Manga by Author, Series, Year etc, so you can easily access your Manga. It supports CBR, CBZ, CBT, CB7 etc formats on your Android devices.

  • Developed by Kuro to Shiro
  • App size: 2.5 MB
  • Total users: 10,000

7. Lithium

Lithium is an EPUB Reader that let’s you read eBook, Manga, Comics and Novels on your Android smartphone. It is very popular ePUB reader app for Android devices that supports multiple eBook formats from ePUB, CBZ to PDF. It offers some premium features for free like Automatic ebook detection, Premium themes and even it comes with no ads at all. It is the best alternative to the popular Moon+ Reader.

Lithium Manga reader app is built with Material Design and offer amazing Night and Sepia themes that improves your overall reading experience and reading on mobile feels like reading a paperback without hurting the eyes.

  • Developed by FaultException
  • App size: 6 MB
  • Total user: 1 Million


  • App sizes may very when the apps will get updates in future.
  • Total user count is based on the Play Store statistics and only cover Android users
  • We are not affiliated with any of these apps and this article is based on the opinions from public forums like Reddit, Twitter and recommendations of my friends. No business is going on here.

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Abhishek Verma

Abhishek Verma

Abhishek Verma is a tech enthusiast and freelance tech journalist. He has been writing about technology for 5 years. He is passionate about every aspect of technology, especially Android. Abhishek’s articles have been referred by India Today, 360Gadgets, Times of India, MacRumors, AndroidPolice, AndroidAuthority, BGR, Zee News, and many more.

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