Content Policy

  • 1.
    1. 1.1
      NamiComi is more than just a site for reading comics. We are an ecosystem of authors, artists, illustrators, writers, translators and fans. We are a platform that enables creators to tell their stories. We also facilitate translations of those stories for global distribution and allow fans to support creators on the platform.
    1. 1.2
      The aim of this Content Policy is to provide a safe and welcoming environment for all creators and readers.
    1. 1.3
      This Content Policy relates to the comics, manga, manhwa, manhua, graphic novels, sequential art, light novels and other works of fiction (the "Content") published on the Site.
  • 2.
    Publishing on NamiComi
    1. 2.1
      The Site includes a self-publishing platform (NamiComi Studio), where you can publish your Content. You must create an account on the Site to use NamiComi Studio.
    1. 2.2
      You must own all the rights to your Content, and your Content must not infringe on the copyright, trademark or any other intellectual property rights of any other party, and you must have sufficient intellectual property rights to publish your Content in accordance with these terms.
    1. 2.3
      By publishing your Content on the Site, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide right, and license to host, use, copy, reproduce, disclose, publish, broadcast, archive, store, cache, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, transmit, and excerpt (in whole or in part) such Content for the purpose of distribution, promotion and marketing, and grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing. The use and distribution may occur in any media formats and through any media channels.
    1. 2.4
      This license does not permit NamiComi to sell your Content.
    1. 2.5
      You can end this license for specific Content by unpublishing such Content from the Site, or generally by closing your account, except (a) to the extent you shared it with others as part of the Social Network and they copied, re-shared it or stored it and (b) for the reasonable time it takes to remove from backup and other systems.
    1. 2.6
      We do not assert any ownership over your Content. You retain full ownership of all of your Content and any intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights associated with your Content. We are not liable for any statements or representations in your Content provided by you in any area on the Site. You are solely responsible for your Content to the Site and you expressly agree to exonerate us from any and all responsibility and to refrain from any legal action against us regarding your Content.
    1. 2.7
      We have the right, in our sole and absolute discretion, (1) to review any Content; (2) to re-categorize any Content to place them in more appropriate locations on the Site; and (3) to pre-screen or delete any Content at any time and for any reason, without notice. We have no obligation to and will not actively monitor your Content.
  • 3.
    Content Guidelines
    1. 3.1
      Prohibited Content.
      1. (a)
        Abusive or hateful Content that accept, promote, or foment discrimination based on one’s ethnicity, nation, race, skin color, family origin, gender, sexual orientation, disease, religion and other social matters.
      1. (b)
        Sexually explicit Content, in particular, direct depictions of sex organs, sexual intercourse and other sexual acts, wherein such Content is the sole focus of the story.
      1. (c)
        Violent or graphic Content, in particular, direct depictions of gratuitous violence, excessive violence, and grotesque acts depicted in vivid detail, wherein such Content is the sole focus of the story.
      1. (d)
        Illegal Content, in particular, child pornography, child abuse and drug abuse.
      1. (e)
        Use of a Hakenkreuz to glorify acts, designs and atrocities from Nazi Germany.
      1. (f)
        Promotion, advertisement, solicitation, or marketing of services not related and/or in direct competition with NamiComi, in particular solicitation to consume Content on a third-party service.
      1. (g)
        Content which infringes a third party’s intellectual property rights, in particular, copyright.
      1. (h)
        Potentially unlawful Content, including but not limited to Content which we deem to be defamatory, misinformation, violate the privacy rights of another person, or harrassment.
      1. (i)
        Content which we determine to be unsuitable for NamiComi, including (but not limited to) Content which does not have semblance of a coherent story and Content which consists of unrelated images.
    1. 3.2
      Mature Content.
      1. (a)
        Content which contain indirect or implied depictions of sexual behavior, partial nudity and/or excessive violence is accepted, but may be categorised as "mature" in our sole discretion.
      1. (b)
        By default, mature Content is not readable on the Site.
      1. (c)
        Users may toggle readability of mature Content in their user settings, which require an account and confirmation that they are over the age of 18.
    1. 3.3
      Restricted Content.
      1. (a)
        Content which is considered "mature" but does not comply with the Content Guidelines of the Apple Store or Google Play Store will be categorised as "restricted".
      1. (b)
        Restricted Content is not accessible on the iOS or Android App.
  • 4.
    Reporting Content
    1. 4.1
      Users may report titles and/or chapters which violate the above Content Guidelines.
    1. 4.2
      Reports will be reviewed manually, and if we determine that a violation has occurred, the offending titles and/or chapters will be removed.
    1. 4.3
      Repeated violations will result in account suspension.
    1. 4.4
      If your Content has been removed or your account suspended, you may contact support for assistance.
  • 5.
    Copyright Infringement
    1. 5.1
      If you believe that a user’s Content infringes your copyright, you or your legal representative may send a takedown notice under the DMCA to dmca(at)
    1. 5.2
      Your notice should contain the following:
      1. (a)
        Proof that you are the copyright holder, or authorised to act on behalf of the copyright holder;
      1. (b)
        Identify with sufficient detail the copyright work that you believe has been infringed;
      1. (c)
        Proof that you are the copyright holder, or authorised to act on behalf of the copyright holder;
      1. (d)
        Identify the allegedly infringing Content by providing the specific URL(s);
      1. (e)
        Provide us with information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, at minimum a name, address, telephone number, and email address;
      1. (f)
        Add the following statement: "I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as allegedly infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.";
      1. (g)
        Add the following statement: "I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate, and that I am the copyright owner or am authorised to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.";
      1. (h)
        Your name and signature.
    1. 5.3
      Upon receipt of a valid takedown notice, we will remove the alledgedly infringing Content and notify the user. If the user does not respond within 14 days, the Content will stay removed.
    1. 5.4
      If you believe that the Content subject to a takedown notice is not infringing, or if you have authorization from the copyright holder or their agent, you may send a counter-notice to counter-dmca(at)
    1. 5.5
      Your counter-notice should contain the following:
      1. (a)
        Identify the removed Content by providing the specific URL;
      1. (b)
        Provide us with information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, at minimum a name, address, telephone number, and email address;
      1. (c)
        Add the following statement: "I have a good faith belief that the content was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the content.";
      1. (d)
        Add the following statement: "I consent to the jurisdiction of Federal District Court for the judicial district in which my address is located, and that I will accept service of process from the person who provided the original DMCA notification or an agent of such person.";
      1. (e)
        Your name and signature.
    1. 5.6
      Upon receipt of a valid counter-notice, we will forward the notice to the original party who submitted the takedown notice. The original party will then have 10 days to file legal action relating to the allegedly infringing Content.
    1. 5.7
      In the absence of a notice of legal action, we may restore the removed Content after 10 days in our sole discretion.
  • 6.
    Questions and Feedback
    1. 6.1
      If you have any questions or feedback about this Content Policy, or any other concerns about the Site, please contact support.

The English version of this document is the definitive version. Translations into other languages are provided for information only.

Last updated: 10th June 2024