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Subscribe to a book series

You can subscribe to certain series in Google Play Books, including manga. When there’s a new release for the series, your account automatically purchases the book for you.

Important: Series subscriptions are only available in Japan.

Subscribe to a series

  1. On your Android device, open the Play Books app .
  2. Find the book or manga series you want to subscribe to.
  3. If subscriptions are available, tap Subscribe and then Subscribe.
    • If you don’t find “Subscribe": Subscriptions aren’t available for the specific series.
  1. When you subscribe to a series, new books in the series are automatically added to your library. To find them:
    1. On your Android device open the Play Books app .
    2. At the bottom, tap Library.


  • If your form of payment fails, you don’t get new releases. If you don't update your form of payment within 30 days of the failed charge your subscription is cancelled.
  • We try to notify you before an upcoming release, but you may not get a notification until the new release is available.

Cancel a series subscription

  1. Open the Google Play app Google Play.
  2. At the top right, tap the profile icon.
  3. Tap Payments & subscriptions and then Subscriptions.
  4. Select the subscription you want to cancel.
  5. Tap Cancel subscription.
  6. Follow the instructions.

How series subscriptions work

When you subscribe to a series:

  • Your account automatically purchases future releases with your default form of payment. 
  • Prices may vary for each release.
  • Subscriptions don’t include currently available titles.
Everyone in your family can read books in the series. Learn to use a Google Play Family Library.

What's included in series subscriptions

  • If a series has both volumes and issues: the subscription includes new issues.
  • If a series has both books and omnibuses: the subscription includes new books.

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