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Manta Comics (www.manta.net), a leading subscription-based webcomics platform, announced today that season three of its hit webcomic series, Semantic Error will premiere September 8(EDT). In preparation for the new season, the first 56 episodes of Semantic Error can now be binged on Manta (available via Google Play and the Apple App Store).
Created by J. Soori and Angy, the (English-language) webcomic follows two young men attending university in Korea, Sangwoo Choo and Jaeyoung Jang. They are polar opposites: one is popular and outgoing, the other more bookish and a bit of an outsider. Forced to work on a school project, they continue to mix like oil and water, but beyond the surface, there is so much more to their relationship. Jaeyoung, who lives his life like the computer science he studies, is always looking for a clean solution, and his feelings towards Sangwoo feel like an ‘Error’, but as they grow closer their relationship evolves in dramatic ways.
“We have been hearing from fans who are eager for more Semantic Error and can’t wait to find out what is next in the love story between these two compelling characters,” said Manta Comics Head of Content Moonseok Jeong. “As the story continues to evolve, we remain focused on creating amazing stories that make for a fun and seamless reading experience. We believe our fans are going to love this season.”
Semantic Error premiered in March 2021 on Manta and has grown in popularity with each new season. As webcomics continue to be a fresh source of new IP, increasingly tapped by entertainment studios around the world to be adapted into streaming, television and film formats, Semantic Error also premiered as a mini-series in South Korea earlier this year, and is currently available on Viki in the U.S. and internationally. The buzz has continued to grow leading to the title being featured at the 26th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN), where it received a warm reception.
To lead into the new season premiere, Semantic Error is being featured in a new billboard campaign from Manta Comics this summer.
About Manta Comics:
Manta Comics brings bingeable, captivating webcomics to young adult fans of romance, fantasy, drama, horror and mystery stories. It features popular titles such as Under the Oak Tree, Semantic Error, Disobey the Duke if You Dare, Totem’s Realm, and No Love Zone, among many more. Manta Comics works with an in-house studio as well as outside partners to produce original webcomics out of proven stories and provide them to consumers around the world. It does so via a $3.99 monthly subscription – rather than the traditional pay-per-episode model – and is available on Android and iOS.
Owned and operated by RIDI Corporation – a top producer and distributor of webcomics and webnovels in Korea, and the country’s first content startup to earn unicorn status – Manta Comics debuted in North America in November 2020. Driven by original IP owned by the company, Manta Comics has quickly grown, becoming the No. 1 comics app in the U.S. on the Google Play charts within four months of its launch, with its apps downloaded four million times as of January 2022. For more information, visit manta.net or ridicorp.com/en, and follow @MantaComics on Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Facebook.