Viz Media invests in Anime community platform Kitsu


North American anime and manga publisher Viz Media and Filipino entrepreneur Bernard Chong funded the recent launching of Kitsu (formerly Hummingbird). Kitsu announced that it has currently gathered US$600,000 to redesign its new website and to add more social key features.




Its’ predecessor, Hummingbird was launched by Josh Fabian, Founder, in 2013. The said site allowed users to keep track of their watched anime and manga series in lists, and have users engage in tailored conversations by joining groups of their interests.


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