Digital Manga & Light Novels from Japan

BOOK☆WALKER for Windows/Mac

BOOK☆WALKER e-books are readable on your PC. You can read your favorite e-books purchased on BOOK☆WALKER Web Store and BOOK☆WALKER App (smartphone/tablet).


Read books on the web browser

You can read books on your web browser. You don't need to install any App into your PC.
Click [Read on Browser] button in your Purchased E-books page.

Read books with BOOK☆WALKER App for Windows/Mac

You can also read and install desktop apps for Windows and Mac.
*Please note that our PC app "BOOK☆WALKER for Windows/Mac" is not compatible with SNS account log in (including Google) . Please use an iOS or Android app instead.

Recommended Environment for PC App

Windows App:(BOOK☆WALKER for Windows)
  • Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7
    It may not work properly in a virtual environment.
    (Unavailable on Windows RT)
Mac App: (BOOK☆WALKER for Mac)
  • Mac OS X 10.7 onwards
Windows/Mac: Common Features
  • Internet Environment

Installing Windows app

Please read "Terms of Use" and "Precaution" as below, and install the app by downloading from below.

If the Windows version of PC Viewer is not working properly

Windows: version 1.2.10

Installing Mac app

Please read "Terms of Use" and "Precaution" as below, and install the app by downloading from below.

Mac: version 1.2.6

Precaution

  • Before purchasing e-books, please check if the app runs fine on your device.
    BOOK☆WALKER offers free eBooks. Please check if you are able to read them before purchasing.

Restrictions

For Windows - We do not offer following functions for the current version app.

  • Operation and optimizing display for Windows tablet.
  • Displaying bookshelf (You are able to display list of books purchased).

For Mac - The following are limitations.

  • Either the scroll bar will not show up, or the scroll will not work on screen, when you enlarge the screen by selecting:
    [System Preferences (システム環境設定)] - [General (一般)] - [Show scroll bar (スクロールバーの表 示)]→ "Display automatically based on a mouse or a track (マウスまたはトラックなどに基づいて自動的 に表示)"
    or
    [System Preferences (システム環境設定)] - [General (一般)] - [Show scroll bar (スクロールバーの表 示)]→ "Display when scrolling (スクロール時に表示)"

Contact Us

Please contact us from Contact Us/Book Request.

BOOK☆WALKER for Windows: Updates

for Windows ver.1.2.10 (2017/11/13)
for Windows ver.1.2.9 (2016/10/3)
  • Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.2.8 (2016/5/17)
  • Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.2.7 (2016/2/16)
  • Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.2.6 (2016/1/19)
  • Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.2.5 (2015/12/24)
  • Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.2.4 (2015/12/7)
  • Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.2.3 (2015/10/28)
  • Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.2.2 (2015/9/16)
  • Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.2.1 (2015/7/27)
  • Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.2.0 (2015/6/22)
  • Have changed the display when the app is deactivated.
  • Have changed the height of the List screen.
  • Have changed the zoom ratio when viewing books.
  • Have made other minor improvements.
for Windows ver.1.1.9 (2015/5/18)
  • Added a new function which displays information about the book's sequels and SNS links, after viewing the last page of the book.
for Windows ver.1.1.8 (2015/4/20)
  • Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.1.7 (2015/4/14)
  • All-access books are now viewable on this app
  • Fixed other minor bugs
for Windows ver.1.1.6 (2015/3/3)
  • Now able to send reading time and amount of pages read to the server.
    (The data will not be sent by default.)
  • Changed name of a function "Streaming Mode" to "Progressive Mode".
  • Added ON/OFF function for "Progressive Mode".
  • Fixed a bug which displays images incorrectly while viewing in "Progressive Mode".
  • Fixed other minor bugs.
for Windows ver.1.1.5 (2015/2/2)
  • Comics are now viewable in streaming mode when downloading book data.
  • Changed download steps when downloading book data one by one.
  • Reduced memory consumption when viewing books with large number of files.
for Windows ver.1.1.4 (2014/12/18)
  • Using zoom function when reading: you may now scroll around within the page freely.
  • Flipping pages: you may now flip pages by page up/page down key.
  • Reading an added ePub file: BOOK WALKER logo will no longer show up even when the viewer is not selected.
  • Have fixed minor bugs.
for Windows ver.1.1.3 (2014/11/17)
  • Bug fixes you can not sign in
for Windows ver.1.1.2 (2014/10/28)
  • English menu supported
  • New function: Archive
  • Better layout for many author names
  • Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.1.1 (2014/9/2)
  • You may now change downloaded files to any destination.
  • We have fixed a bug in which an app shuts down when the thumbnail is broken.
  • We have fixed other small bugs.
for Windows ver.1.1.0 (2014/8/5)
  • We have fixed some bugs.
for Windows ver.1.0.6 (2014/7/23)
  • We have fixed some bugs.
for Windows ver.1.0.5 (2014/7/15)
  • You may now browse your EPUB files. In order to change setting of where to load your files, please view [設定(Settings)]-[追加したEPUBファイル一覧(list of added EPUB files)].
  • We now have page flipping and inversion function for paging function (by clicking/tapping on screen), without narrowing the drawing area. *We have removed the function of 1.0.0.
    You may change clickable (tappable) area from [設定(Settings)]-[タップ設定(Tap Settings)] at the top of the screen
  • We have fixed a bug that makes the app unable to start up when setting proxy automatic configuration script.
  • We have fixed other small bugs.
for Windows ver.1.0.0 (2014/4/30)
  • Released function to flip through pages by clicking a mouse. Clickable area could be changed from Setup at the top of screen.
  • Released batch download and delete function. You may edit and operate it from booklist page.
  • Released full screen mode function (full display function).
  • Fixed other small bugs.
for Windows Beta ver.0.9.0 (2014/3/17)
First Edition
(*Please check below for changes made from former version of app: ”BOOK☆WALKER Viewer for PC Beta".)

BOOK☆WALKER for Mac updates

for Mac ver.1.2.6 (2017/11/13)
for Mac ver.1.2.5 (2016/10/3)
  • Bug fixes
for Mac ver.1.2.4 (2016/5/17)
  • Bug fixes
for Mac ver.1.2.3 (2016/2/22)
  • Bug fixes
for Mac ver.1.2.2 (2015/12/24)
  • Bug fixes
for Mac ver.1.2.1 (2015/10/13)
  • Bug fixes
for Mac ver.1.2.0 (2015/6/22)
  • Have changed the display when the app is deactivated.
  • You may now expand the page with ctrl + mouse wheel.
  • Have changed the zoom ratio when viewing books.
  • Have made other minor improvements.
for Mac ver.1.1.8 (2015/5/18)
  • Added a new function which displays information about the book's sequels and SNS links, after viewing the last page of the book.
for Mac ver.1.1.7 (2015/4/14)
  • All-access books are now viewable on this app
  • Fixed other minor bugs
for Mac ver.1.1.6 (2015/3/3)
  • Now able to send reading time and pages read to the server.
    (Data will not be sent by default.)
  • Fixed other minor bugs.
for Mac ver.1.1.5 (2015/2/12)
  • Comics are now viewable in Progressive mode when downloading book data.
  • Reduced memory consumption when viewing books with large number of files.
  • Have fixed minor bugs.
for Mac ver.1.1.4 (2014/12/18)
  • Downloading books: you may now change the order of download.
  • Using zoom function when reading: you may now scroll around within the page freely.
  • Reading an added ePub file: BOOK WALKER logo will no longer show up even when the viewer is not selected.
  • Have fixed minor bugs.
for Mac ver.1.1.3 (2014/11/18)
  • Bug fixes
for Mac ver.1.1.2 (2014/11/12)
  • Bug fixes
for Mac ver.1.1.1 (2014/11/10)
  • Fixed a bug which pages of particular books being displayed as blank
for Mac ver.1.1.0 (2014/10/16)
  • You may now browse your EPUB files. You Can browse from [ファイル(File)]-[追加したEPUBファイル一覧(list of added EPUB files)].
  • nglish menu supported
  • We have fixed some bugs.
for Mac ver.1.0.0 (2014/8/26)
  • First edition
    (*Please check below for changes made from former version of app: ”BOOK☆WALKER Viewer for PC Beta".)

For customers using former version of app: "BOOK☆WALKER Viewer for PC Beta"

"BOOK☆WALKER for Windows/Mac" is a subsequent app to the former "BOOK☆WALKER Viewer for PC Beta" (hereinafter referred to as the “former PC app").

What are the changes made from the former PC app?
  • You can now save e-books to your PC.
    You need internet connection when downloading e-book data, but once downloaded, you are able to read your books off-line.
    (*You may not be able to read your books when you are off-line for a long period of time.)
  • You can change the font size with more flexibility when reading. (This only applies to Reflow Type e-books.)
  • Some e-books which were unsupported by PC are now offered for you to read.
  • We do not use "Adobe AIR" anymore.
Do I need the former PC app to use "BOOK☆WALKER for Windows/Mac"?
No, you may uninstall(delete) the former PC app.
Do I need certain procedures to transit data to "BOOK☆WALKER for Windows/Mac"?
No, you do not. All your data, such as your purchase log and bookmark will be transmitted automatically by signing in to your BOOK☆WALKER account with the ID you have been using.
Can I keep on using the former PC app?
Yes, for now, but you may not be able to use it in the near future.

Download BOOK☆WALKER Viewer for PC Beta (former PC app)

The distribution of the old app is now closed.
Please use BOOK ☆ WALKER for Windows, for Mac.