These launches [with two public libraries in Japan] come as a result of OverDrive’s partnership with Media Do whose experience in the Japanese market enables us to be in touch with new library users who may have been previously unaware of OverDrive.
This venture has resulted in the launch of OverDrive Japan which enables us to acquire more Japanese native content. Media Do also have added to OverDrive’s industry leading collection of titles available in Marketplace by providing bestselling, high quality content including Manga, comics, magazines and graphic novels in their original right to left fixed layout format.
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Note: OverDrive was acquired by Rakuten (a company headquartered in Japan) on March 19, 2015.