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Fujitsu Opens "BooksV" Online e-Book Store

Fujitsu Limited

Tokyo, June 22, 2011

Fujitsu today announced the opening of BooksV, an online e-book service that offers a wide selection of digital content useful for both business and personal lifestyles. With over 300,000 titles from which to choose, making it Japan's largest online e-book store(1), customers can find the information they seek quickly. Moreover, compatibility with a variety of platforms, including PCs, smartphones, and tablets, means users are free to enjoy reading their digital content whenever and wherever they find most suitable.

To commemorate the opening of this online service, Fujitsu is launching a BooksV opening sales campaign in which 20 e-book manuals, such as practical guides to PC operations and study guides for certification exams, available from the publication unit of Fujitsu FOM Limited will be offered free of charge starting today until July 10, 2011.

Features and Applications

1. Japan's Largest Selection of Digital Content

BooksV acquires contents based on a partnership with, Inc., an affiliate of Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP), as well as from Fujitsu Group companies G Search Limited and the publication unit of Fujitsu FOM Limited. This allows it to offer a rich variety of digital contents across a wide range of genres, from literature to lifestyle and how-to publications.

Abundant contents
General publications (tens of thousands of titles) Magazine Articles, Market Reports, Research Reports, etc. (over 300,000 titles)
Business and the economy, lifestyle and health, literature and critiques, practical guides, sports and hobbies, etc. Weekly Diamond, Weekly Toyo Keizai, Economist (from Mainichi Newspaper Co.), Nikkei Business, Nikkei Computer, etc.

2. Useful Information Immediately at the Tips of Your Fingers

Users can quickly find the book they want to read, whether it is for personal enjoyment or for their job when they are on a business call. Digital content purchased on a home PC can be viewed on the go via a smartphone so that users can enjoy reading in the way that best suits their lifestyle.

Immediate access to preferred content only
Whether it is from business magazines, such as Weekly Diamond, Weekly Toyo Keizai, or Nikkei Weekly, or from market or research reports, users are able to purchase just the articles or chapters they want, whether they are business people seeking to enhance their skills or just need to compile materials.

3. Compatible with a Variety of Platforms

Users can view their e-book contents on a variety of platforms, including PCs running Windows 7, Vista, or the XP operating systems, as well as Android(2) OS-enabled smartphones and tablets.

4. Getting Started is Quick and Easy

Registered members of Azby Club, Fujitsu's PC user group, who have an Azby Club user name, or people who have an @nifty ID or @nifty user name issued by Nifty Corporation can easily register with BooksV and quickly start using the service.

Access to BooksV

Users can get access to the BooksV website through the following link:

In addition, all of the summer 2011 models of Fujitsu's FMV series of PCs for consumers come with a pre-installed desktop icon that links to the BooksV website.

Service Launch

Launch of the service takes place on June 22, 2011

BooksV Opening Sales Campaign

Registered BooksV users will be provided free of charge, until July 10, 2011, their preferred contents from among 20 e-books published by Fujitsu FOM.

  • [1] Japan's largest online e-book store, with over 300,000 titles

    The figure of 300,000 refers to the total number of articles available through magazines, research reports, and statistical reports. It represents the largest online e-book store in Japan as of June 2011, according to Fujitsu's internal research.

  • [2] Android

    Android compatibility is scheduled to be offered in the first half of fiscal 2011.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Over 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.5 trillion yen (US$55 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011. For more information, please see

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This press release has been revised as of December 17, 2018.

Date: 22 June, 2011
City: Tokyo
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