About Renta!'s App

iOS App

About eBookRenta

Read manga from Renta! more conveniently with this app, designed for use with iPhone/iPad/iPod touches.
Now, you can download your manga rentals on to this app, so even if you don't have a signal, you can enjoy your favorite manga.
We have no limit for the number of manga you can store in the app, and you can create up to 50 Bookshelves so you can organize your manga the way you want.

Compatible Devices

Compatible with iOS 8.4 devices and above:iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches.

Download

Please download eBookRenta from the App Store.

NOTE: You must install our newest app (ebook_Renta!) to download novels. Novels cannnot be downloaded to the old version of our app.

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Storing Content

You can store content via the "My Books" page on the website.

NOTE:
*You cannot download anything onto the app via a PC. Please use your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch.
*Please sign in and open your list of rentals via Safari. If you use a different browser, you may be unable to download content.

  1. Open your list of rentals via Safari. (To do this, sign in to the Renta! website and then go to your "My Books" page.)
  2. Click the "Download" button near to the cover of the content you wish to store.
  3. You will be asked to confirm your selection. Click "OK" to do so.

Using Bookshelves

The app can store up to 50 Bookshelves.
Whenever you download content, it will automatically be placed in the "Default" Bookshelf.

bookshelf

This is your app's homepage (Bookshelf). Select a manga to read by pressing its cover.
When you've finished reading tap the screen to bring up the reader menu, and then select "Close" to return to the Bookshelf.

Adding Bookshelves

  1. Select "Bshelf" from the top-right of the screen. shelf button
  2. The "Bookshelf Settings" page will be displayed. Select the "+" button in the top-left. Adding Bookshelves
  3. Enter the name of the Bookshelf you wish to add.
  4. The Bookshelf will be added once you confirm its name.

Edit Bookshelf

  1. Select "Bshelf" from the top-right of the screen. shelf button
  2. A list of Bookshelves will appear. Select "Edit" from the bottom-right of the screen. bookshelf setting
  3. You can change the name of, move or delete Bookshelves.
    1. You can change the name by touching it.
    2. Select and hold the button on the right side of the screen, then move the item either up or down to change the order.
    3. If you select the red button on the left side of the screen, a "Delete" button will appear to the right. By selecting "Delete" the Bookshelf will be erased and all content inside will be moved to the "Default Bookshelf".
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Move / Delete Content

You can store content via the "My Books" page on the website.

Changing the Content Order in the Bookshelf

Press and then drag a cover to change its order in the Bookshelf.

Moving Content to a Different Bookshelf

  1. Select "Edit" from the top-left of the screen in the Bookshelf. Edit
  2. Select the content you wish to move and then select "Move". Move
  3. A list of Bookshelves will appear. Select a Bookshelf to move the content there.

Deleting Content

  1. Select "Edit" from the top-left of the screen in the Bookshelf. Edit
  2. Select the content you wish to delete and then select "Del". Delete
  3. A confirmation box will appear. Select "Delete" to carry out the action.

NOTE:Any manga deleted from your app can be redownloaded via your "My Books" page on the website.

Other Features

View Content Information

Press and then drag a cover to change its order in the Bookshelf.

Previews

Go here to download and read a free sample of certain content.

previews
  1. If you would like to read a sample of certain content, go to the "Previews" page and press the "Preview" button below the cover art. You will then be asked to confirm your download. Select "OK" to do so.
  2. Once downloaded, the content will automatically be saved to the default bookshelf.
  3. After 48 hours, you will not be able to read the sample any more. You can download it again from the "Previews" page, if it is still available.

Using the Manga Viewer

Move: Move the slider to flip through the pages.

Help: Select this to bring up a guide on how to read manga.

Close: Select this to return to the Bookshelf.

Using the Novel Viewer

You can open or close the menu by tapping on the center of the screen.
If you tap the Menu icon in the top right corner, you can bring up the Settings display.
You can also use the following features by tapping on the corresponding icon, as shown below.

  • Bookmark
  • Navigation
  • Text Search
  • Lock Rotation
  • Invert Colors
  • Settings
  • Help
  • About This Book
  • Reader

Menu: You can change various settings for the viewer here.

Text search: Enter in words and search for them within the book.

Invert colors: Invert the color of the text and screen.

Settings: You can change the font, letter size, and background color here.

Help: Display the Operation instructions for commands such as flipping pages and pinching.

About this book: Display information about the title you are reading.

Navigation: You can jump to pages that you have marked with this menu.

Table of Contents: Check where you are in the book or jump to any chapter you'd like.

Bookmarks: Jump to pages that you have set as bookmarks.

Highlights: View a list of text that you have highlighted and jump to them from here.

Memos: Display the Memo list and jump to pages containing your memos.

Prevent Automatic Hide: Disable the Automatic Hide function temporarily.

Long press functions

You can select text with a long press and then perform various functions with the tools that appear. You can also drag and move the toolbox.

Bookmark: Add the highlighted text to your bookmarks.

Highlights: Highlight the selected text. You can also choose from six different colors for the highlight by long-pressing the icon.

Memo: Add the selected text to your memos.

Text: Copy the selected text and search the book for the same text.

Web: Copy the selected text and search for it on the Internet.

Define: Search the definition of the word in a dictionary.

Android App

About eBookRenta

Find A Ton of Manga Exclusive to Renta!

This app is perfect for those of you who are in love, dream of romance or simply love reading passionate stories. You can download all sorts of love stories that will stimulate your senses. With manga exclusive to Renta! you have more choice when it comes to finding something to suit your tastes.

Enjoy New Manga Weekly

We update our site every Wednesday with a whole variety of content. You can access our site directly via the app, meaning it's easy for you to rent the latest manga.

Read Your Rentals Anywhere

By storing your rentals onto the app, you can read them offline, so you don't have to worry about having a signal. Read on the subway, the bus, or the middle of the Sahara desert!

Compatible Devices

This app can be used with Android versions 4.0 and above.

Download

Please download eBookRenta from the App Store.

NOTE:
*This App has been rated as "High maturity" by Google Play, so please make sure you are able to access it by checking your Google Play settings.
*You must install our newest app (ebook_Renta!) to download novels. Novels cannnot be downloaded to the old version of our app.

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App Features

Main Menu

Use the menus at the bottom of each screen to get the most out of the app.

Shop*: Go to the Renta site from the app with a single touch.

Renta! list*: With one touch, you can go to the website's "View Rentals" page where you can see what content you are currently renting.

Buy Renta! Point(s): Takes you to the ticket explanation page. There you can check ticket prices and access the ticket purchase page.

Downloads: Shows a list of the content you have stored on the app. You can read your rentals from here.

Settings: Change the image-quality settings for the viewer, and more.

NOTE: To use "Shop" and "Renta! list", please make sure your device is connected to the internet.

Side Menu

Access the side menu by either selecting it from the menu at the top of the screen, or swiping the screen from left to right. Here you can view the main menu, your viewing history, help, etc.

access the side menu access the side menu

Storing Content

You can store content via the "View Rentals" page on the website, or via the "Rental lList" screen on the app.

NOTE: You cannot download anything onto the app via a PC. Please use your Android device.

Open either the "View Rentals" page on the website or "My Books" screen on the app.

Touch the "download" button next to the cover of the content you wish to store. storing content

You will be asked to confirm your selection. Click "OK" to do so.

You will be notified when the download is complete.

Bookshelves

Stored Content

Access the side menu by either selecting it from the menu at the top of the screen, or swiping the screen from left to right. Here you can view the main menu, your viewing history, help, etc.

Reading Content:

Select the cover to go to the open viewer confirmation screen.
Select "OK" to open the viewer.

Switching to Another Bookshelf:

Swipe the screen from right to left to move to another Bookshelf. Switching to Another Bookshelf

Changing the Content Order:

Press and then drag a cover to change its order in the Bookshelf.
When dragging, an arrow will appear showing which direction the cover will be moved in. Changing the Content Order

Moving to a Different Bookshelf:
  1. Select "Move/Delete" in the top-left of the screen. Above menu button
  2. Tick the checkbox of the content you wish to move and then select "Move". Moving to a Different Bookshelf
  3. A list of Bookshelves will appear. Select a Bookshelf to move the content there.
Deleting Content:
  1. Select "Move/Delete" in the top-left of the screen. Above menu button
  2. Tick the checkbox of the content you wish to move, and then select "Delete". Deleting Content

Using Bookshelf Lists

Select the button in the middle of the top menu, which shows the name of the Bookshelf you are currently using. You can add or edit Bookshelves up to 50. Whenever you download content, it will automatically be placed in the "Default Bookshelf".

Adding Bookshelves:
  1. Select "Add Bookshelf" from the bottom-left of the screen. Above menu button
  2. Enter the name of the Bookshelf you wish to add.
  3. The Bookshelf will be added once you confirm its name.
Changing a Bookshelf Name:

Press and hold on a Bookshelf's name to change it. Alternatively, follow the instructions below.

  1. Select "Edit" in the bottom-right side of the screen. Above menu button
  2. Select "Change Bookshelf Name", and a screen will apear where you can edit the name. Above menu button
Changing the Bookshelf Order:
  1. Select "Edit" in the bottom-right of the screen. Above menu button
  2. Select "Up" or "Down" to change the order. Above menu button
Deleting Bookshelves:
  1. Select "Edit" in the bottom-right of the screen. Above menu button
  2. Select "Delete" to delete. Above menu button

Using the Book List

To view all content across all Bookshelves, select "Book List".

Above menu button
Reading Content:

Select a manga to read by pressing its title. Above menu button

Deleting Content:
  1. Select "Edit" from the bottom menu.
  2. Select the "Delete" button on any content you wish to delete. Above menu button

Using the Manga Viewer

Help Button Select the "?" icon in the top-right of the screen for help with using the viewer.
Select any of the icons below for other helpful functions.

Setting button Adjust the image-quality, and landscape-page-display settings.

Zoom In button Enlarge the screen.

Back to button Return to the Bookshelf screen.

You can choose the following display-settings for landscape mode: "Set to Automatic", "Double-Page View", and "Single-Page View". Double-Page View setting

NOTE: Image quality may be reduced depending on your device if you do not select "Set to Automatic".

Using the Novel Viewer

You can open or close the menu by tapping on the center of the screen.If you tap the Menu icon in the top right corner, you can bring up the Settings display.
You can also use the following features by tapping on the corresponding icon, as shown below.

  • Bookmark
  • Navigation
  • Text Search
  • Lock Rotation
  • Invert Colors
  • Settings
  • Help
  • About This Book
  • Reader

Menu: You can change various settings for the viewer here.

Text search: Enter in words and search for them within the book.

Invert colors: Invert the color of the text and screen.

Settings: You can change the font, letter size, and background color here.

Help: Display the Operation instructions for commands such as flipping pages and pinching.

About this book: Display information about the title you are reading.

Navigation: You can jump to pages that you have marked with this menu.

Navigation: You can jump to pages that you have marked with this menu.

Table of Contents: Check where you are in the book or jump to any chapter you'd like.

Bookmarks: Jump to pages that you have set as bookmarks.

Highlights: View a list of text that you have highlighted and jump to them from here.

Memos: Display the Memo list and jump to pages containing your memos.

Prevent Automatic Hide: Disable the Automatic Hide function temporarily.

Long press functions

You can select text with a long-press and then perform various functions with the tools that appear.

Bookmark: Add the highlighted text to your bookmarks.

Highlights: Highlight the selected text. You can also choose from six different colors for the highlight by long-pressing the icon.

Memo: Add the selected text to your memos.

Text: Copy the selected text and search the book for the same text.

Web: Copy the selected text and search for it on the Internet.

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