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Tapas – Comics and Novels

Tapas – Comics and Novels

Tapas Media, Inc.

Beyond Webtoons and Webnovels

4.3 Ratings 111K+ Reviews 1M+ Downloads

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  • img Community
    This app has a huge variety of comics on it, so if you're looking for, say, 5 different comics in a day, you can get a wide range here. As well as loads of translated comics, it's also got non-Korean ones and even comics from amateur creators. Plus it's got some novels as well.
    img by Aubrey
    8 months ago
  • img Expert
    1. Thousands of comics and web novels at your fingertips! Access a growing community of content creators anytime and anywhere your device has a signal
    2. Read your favorite graphic novels, comics and more by bestselling and up-and-coming authors
    3. Something for everyone! Download free samples of comedy, fantasy, romance, sci-fi and more

    Reviewed by Kaylin on October 29, 2018

  • App keeps freezing Mar 9, 2021

    By CGunknown
    When I get into the app it is totally normal it’s totally fine it has nothing wrong with it but the moment I open up a comic to read and I start scrolling it starts to freeze so then I have to exit the app go back in and it’ll still going to be frozen and then I have to get out again and go back in it’ll be unfrozen and it restarts and then I have to keep going back in the same process for like 30 minutes until I give up. It’s very upsetting I Love the app it’s a very good app I have been using it for a while now and just for some reason it freezes when I read a comic. I can be scrolling to look for a comic and it’ll be fine but the moment I open one up it starts to freeze and it’s not just one, it’s all comics. And if I try to open up another one it’s still end up freezing and it’s really annoying and it’s bugging the heck out of me at first I thought maybe it’s cause it needs an update and I updated it and it just seem to get worse so I don’t know what’s going on but it keeps freezing and it’s annoying. I just want it fixed so I can read a comic without having to sign out and sign back in every 30 seconds. Literally it only takes about 30 seconds to a minute when I start reading a comic fro it to freeze sometimes very rarely it will take a long time for it to freeze but it constantly freezes.
  • Great stories, mediocre functionality Feb 28, 2021

    By Raybundo
    OKAY SO I friggin love the stories I find on Tapas compared to webtoons, and the audience is smaller so there’s more commentary that’s actually relevant to the story, which makes it easier to be seen and have conversation. Tapas really has great content. But WOW this app does not care about the functionality. To be honest, I find the app a little difficult to navigate at first, especially since the “messages” tab has nothing to do with comments you leave or receive. You have to tab over to “activity” to see notifications like that. But MY GOD the app just BREAKS all the time! On the regular! It crashes very often, especially when I want to leave a comment. Sometimes it’s fine and I have no problems. But more often than not, especially compared to Webtoons, it freezes up and you have to close it and reopen it to do anything. I never have this problem on the desktop, but this is an app made for mobile consumption. I also have spotty wifi, but again, I DON’T have the same problem with any other app (besides Amino). I don’t know if it’s a budget issue or a quality control issue, or whatever. But I’m (and I’m sure others are too) BEGGING tapas to fix their mobile app to functions better!! Sometimes the entire app just stops working and nothing will load from the get go. I’ll stop now, but I desperately wish my experience on Tapas was better. Especially since the stories and comment section are better than other webcomic apps.
  • The app keeps shutting down Aug 4, 2019

    By Janay_iz_dead
    (I actually mentioned this issue on you’re guys Instagram and it said to contact you guys so I hope this is good enough i do not know if I have to email you guys but if it doesn’t fix I will try to do that) I love this app I’ve used it for many years (I think since I 10 or so I’m 15 now) and never had a problem as I use it on my iPhone but recently since a few months ago I can’t remember exactly when it started (sorry for that) the app has started shutting its self down countless times upon me using it for ex I was reading SE;ki and I could maybe get trough two more newly updated comics before in the middle of me reading it would just down and from that moment it will happen 2-3 more times out of no where until I just give up and stop using it for some time and when I choose to use it again it just shuts down again at first I thought it was just my phone but than I gotta new one and it is still happening I’m guessing this is just on mobile device because I use it on my laptop though it’s slow as heck so I don’t prefer it but on that it does not shut down only on my iPhone so please fix this I love this app so very much and I don’t want to have to go back to reading webtoon T~T it isn’t as good!
  • So much money - Ink System is botched. Sep 18, 2021

    By Savannah_Bambi
    I love the tapas stories but there is barely any stories available where you can wait to read. You either have to spend hours doing surveys to get the ink to unlock chapters or buy ink. I’ve spent, no lie, around $300 on ink, if not more, so I could read these flipping stores. Each chapter to unlock costs 300 ink. I just feel like I should be getting more out of my buck if I’m going to be spending my money. Also, the surveys you can do to get free ink are bogus. It’ll say the survey will take 3-5 minuets but actually take upwards of 20-25 minutes just to get like 200 ink MAYBE. And asks the same question 10 times. There’s no guarantee that you’ll even get what was promised either since it goes on length of survey. The app will give you some randomly but I mean it’s enough for one chapter then you’re out of luck. Also app developers can y’all please for the love of everything fix the surveys? Like make them more user friendly on phones? Why do I have to enter the same information a million different times? Also put in a keyboard in the app that gives auto generated answers and don’t have surveys that ask the same question a million times on the same survey. Like seriously, I dont mind filling out surveys I just don’t like when I spending 25minuets on a survey for 168 ink that said was only suppose to be 5mins and when it’s finally completed I only get like half of the promised ink.
  • TAPAS IT THE BEST Nov 12, 2019

    By I am a anime lover uwu
    Now here me out I’ve LOVE reading comics/ manga and I use lots of different apps right. They are all good but let me tell ya tapas has more adult content. I’ve been reading from smack Jeeves because it’s free and more mature. But it’s hard to keep up with it. But tapas has all the comics I’ve been reading on smack Jeeves. You don’t have to pay to read good comics like LezhinComics or webcomic and it’s simple to get ink. It’s not like webtoon that you have to find your updated comics it’s simple and straight forward. Although sometimes when I wanna read something it tells me to go to the website, kinda a hassle but just go to website and read it from there and it will directly transfer to the app. I just love tapas cause it’s more mature and has a variety of different story’s to read. (Did I mention it has novels) Now I am not the type of person to read novels but it is a great tool to use when your parents ask you what your doing. Just pull up and novel and BAM your reading. Awesome would recommend. But do wish it showed which comics/novels you viewed and gave us more options for the genre like GL fan fic ect. Cheers 🥂 😉
  • Great app but... Aug 7, 2018

    By Cgengddfb
    I enjoy the variety that tapas provides however the new update has caused me some frustration, I understand that they need to display their sponsored comics however it’s overly difficult to find comic that you can read if you are unable to read the featured ones. Even then it takes even longer to find comics you already haven’t seen. While at first this didn’t bother me so much I’ve become increasingly frustrated because, while not always, sometimes when I leave a comic I was quickly looking at from the genre category in the community comics, I go all the way back to the sponsored ones. I also have issue with the discover tab, while I really like the idea in theory the first thing you see when you open it is a featured comic suggested not at all based on your tastes. Even when you scroll down to the community comics, you only see comics recently updated. Rather than this I would display comics with a good amount of hearts(?) for the amount of subscribers(?) that doesn’t already have a huge fan base. Preferably these comics would also be updates rather recently as well. However this is most likely hard to implement so if now this then simply display comics that the user has not read in the genres the user prefers to avoid someone who doesn’t enjoy romance comics getting suggested “chief seduction officer”. Even easier just turn it into the community comics/novels tab
  • great idea Aug 3, 2018

    By Taesung-ah
    This app is a great way to support artists at a relatively affordable price which I’m grateful for (other apps like LezhinComics charge $30 for just one series). I wish there were more ways to get coins other than watching ads and referring friends. I know some other apps have more intricate ad rewards (like if you download x app and reach a certain level you get, say, 800 coins to buy comics with etc) and I’m hoping one day they might do that for us one day :) The comics I’ve read are high quality and they have a wide variety to choose from, and actually there’s a LOT of free ones, or ones that have the first few episodes for free so you can decide whether you want to jump into purchasing it or not. Anyways, the app works great functionally BUT I had one huge problem... The app keeps crashing :( Sometimes I’ll have the app opened for five minutes or less and it will crash, sometimes it won’t crash for 30 minutes straight but inevitably every time I have used the app it has crashed ;_; if not for that I would’ve given more stars but unfortunately it’s really damaging my enjoyment of the app because of its frequency....Hopefully this is something that can be fixed so I can change my review sooner rather than later and more people can properly enjoy everything tapas has to offer!!
  • Nov 20, 2021

    By Cate
    I like Tapas for the sheer variety of content. That being said, it can be a little difficult to navigate at first. The unique feature here is the ability to directly fund a content creator. The app recently is very slow and clunky. In Library, when you sort by Update, it doesn't do so completely. The app has its drawbacks, but the content is worth it. 11/20/21 update app is not recognizing ink purchases. At least it isn't crashing constantly.
  • App keeps freezing Mar 9, 2021

    By CGunknown
    When I get into the app it is totally normal it’s totally fine it has nothing wrong with it but the moment I open up a comic to read and I start scrolling it starts to freeze so then I have to exit the app go back in and it’ll still going to be frozen and then I have to get out again and go back in it’ll be unfrozen and it restarts and then I have to keep going back in the same process for like 30 minutes until I give up. It’s very upsetting I Love the app it’s a very good app I have been using it for a while now and just for some reason it freezes when I read a comic. I can be scrolling to look for a comic and it’ll be fine but the moment I open one up it starts to freeze and it’s not just one, it’s all comics. And if I try to open up another one it’s still end up freezing and it’s really annoying and it’s bugging the heck out of me at first I thought maybe it’s cause it needs an update and I updated it and it just seem to get worse so I don’t know what’s going on but it keeps freezing and it’s annoying. I just want it fixed so I can read a comic without having to sign out and sign back in every 30 seconds. Literally it only takes about 30 seconds to a minute when I start reading a comic fro it to freeze sometimes very rarely it will take a long time for it to freeze but it constantly freezes.
  • Great stories, mediocre functionality Feb 28, 2021

    By Raybundo
    OKAY SO I friggin love the stories I find on Tapas compared to webtoons, and the audience is smaller so there’s more commentary that’s actually relevant to the story, which makes it easier to be seen and have conversation. Tapas really has great content. But WOW this app does not care about the functionality. To be honest, I find the app a little difficult to navigate at first, especially since the “messages” tab has nothing to do with comments you leave or receive. You have to tab over to “activity” to see notifications like that. But MY GOD the app just BREAKS all the time! On the regular! It crashes very often, especially when I want to leave a comment. Sometimes it’s fine and I have no problems. But more often than not, especially compared to Webtoons, it freezes up and you have to close it and reopen it to do anything. I never have this problem on the desktop, but this is an app made for mobile consumption. I also have spotty wifi, but again, I DON’T have the same problem with any other app (besides Amino). I don’t know if it’s a budget issue or a quality control issue, or whatever. But I’m (and I’m sure others are too) BEGGING tapas to fix their mobile app to functions better!! Sometimes the entire app just stops working and nothing will load from the get go. I’ll stop now, but I desperately wish my experience on Tapas was better. Especially since the stories and comment section are better than other webcomic apps.
  • The app keeps shutting down Aug 4, 2019

    By Janay_iz_dead
    (I actually mentioned this issue on you’re guys Instagram and it said to contact you guys so I hope this is good enough i do not know if I have to email you guys but if it doesn’t fix I will try to do that) I love this app I’ve used it for many years (I think since I 10 or so I’m 15 now) and never had a problem as I use it on my iPhone but recently since a few months ago I can’t remember exactly when it started (sorry for that) the app has started shutting its self down countless times upon me using it for ex I was reading SE;ki and I could maybe get trough two more newly updated comics before in the middle of me reading it would just down and from that moment it will happen 2-3 more times out of no where until I just give up and stop using it for some time and when I choose to use it again it just shuts down again at first I thought it was just my phone but than I gotta new one and it is still happening I’m guessing this is just on mobile device because I use it on my laptop though it’s slow as heck so I don’t prefer it but on that it does not shut down only on my iPhone so please fix this I love this app so very much and I don’t want to have to go back to reading webtoon T~T it isn’t as good!
  • So much money - Ink System is botched. Sep 18, 2021

    By Savannah_Bambi
    I love the tapas stories but there is barely any stories available where you can wait to read. You either have to spend hours doing surveys to get the ink to unlock chapters or buy ink. I’ve spent, no lie, around $300 on ink, if not more, so I could read these flipping stores. Each chapter to unlock costs 300 ink. I just feel like I should be getting more out of my buck if I’m going to be spending my money. Also, the surveys you can do to get free ink are bogus. It’ll say the survey will take 3-5 minuets but actually take upwards of 20-25 minutes just to get like 200 ink MAYBE. And asks the same question 10 times. There’s no guarantee that you’ll even get what was promised either since it goes on length of survey. The app will give you some randomly but I mean it’s enough for one chapter then you’re out of luck. Also app developers can y’all please for the love of everything fix the surveys? Like make them more user friendly on phones? Why do I have to enter the same information a million different times? Also put in a keyboard in the app that gives auto generated answers and don’t have surveys that ask the same question a million times on the same survey. Like seriously, I dont mind filling out surveys I just don’t like when I spending 25minuets on a survey for 168 ink that said was only suppose to be 5mins and when it’s finally completed I only get like half of the promised ink.
  • TAPAS IT THE BEST Nov 12, 2019

    By I am a anime lover uwu
    Now here me out I’ve LOVE reading comics/ manga and I use lots of different apps right. They are all good but let me tell ya tapas has more adult content. I’ve been reading from smack Jeeves because it’s free and more mature. But it’s hard to keep up with it. But tapas has all the comics I’ve been reading on smack Jeeves. You don’t have to pay to read good comics like LezhinComics or webcomic and it’s simple to get ink. It’s not like webtoon that you have to find your updated comics it’s simple and straight forward. Although sometimes when I wanna read something it tells me to go to the website, kinda a hassle but just go to website and read it from there and it will directly transfer to the app. I just love tapas cause it’s more mature and has a variety of different story’s to read. (Did I mention it has novels) Now I am not the type of person to read novels but it is a great tool to use when your parents ask you what your doing. Just pull up and novel and BAM your reading. Awesome would recommend. But do wish it showed which comics/novels you viewed and gave us more options for the genre like GL fan fic ect. Cheers 🥂 😉
  • Great app but... Aug 7, 2018

    By Cgengddfb
    I enjoy the variety that tapas provides however the new update has caused me some frustration, I understand that they need to display their sponsored comics however it’s overly difficult to find comic that you can read if you are unable to read the featured ones. Even then it takes even longer to find comics you already haven’t seen. While at first this didn’t bother me so much I’ve become increasingly frustrated because, while not always, sometimes when I leave a comic I was quickly looking at from the genre category in the community comics, I go all the way back to the sponsored ones. I also have issue with the discover tab, while I really like the idea in theory the first thing you see when you open it is a featured comic suggested not at all based on your tastes. Even when you scroll down to the community comics, you only see comics recently updated. Rather than this I would display comics with a good amount of hearts(?) for the amount of subscribers(?) that doesn’t already have a huge fan base. Preferably these comics would also be updates rather recently as well. However this is most likely hard to implement so if now this then simply display comics that the user has not read in the genres the user prefers to avoid someone who doesn’t enjoy romance comics getting suggested “chief seduction officer”. Even easier just turn it into the community comics/novels tab
  • great idea Aug 3, 2018

    By Taesung-ah
    This app is a great way to support artists at a relatively affordable price which I’m grateful for (other apps like LezhinComics charge $30 for just one series). I wish there were more ways to get coins other than watching ads and referring friends. I know some other apps have more intricate ad rewards (like if you download x app and reach a certain level you get, say, 800 coins to buy comics with etc) and I’m hoping one day they might do that for us one day :) The comics I’ve read are high quality and they have a wide variety to choose from, and actually there’s a LOT of free ones, or ones that have the first few episodes for free so you can decide whether you want to jump into purchasing it or not. Anyways, the app works great functionally BUT I had one huge problem... The app keeps crashing :( Sometimes I’ll have the app opened for five minutes or less and it will crash, sometimes it won’t crash for 30 minutes straight but inevitably every time I have used the app it has crashed ;_; if not for that I would’ve given more stars but unfortunately it’s really damaging my enjoyment of the app because of its frequency....Hopefully this is something that can be fixed so I can change my review sooner rather than later and more people can properly enjoy everything tapas has to offer!!
  • Nov 20, 2021

    By Cate
    I like Tapas for the sheer variety of content. That being said, it can be a little difficult to navigate at first. The unique feature here is the ability to directly fund a content creator. The app recently is very slow and clunky. In Library, when you sort by Update, it doesn't do so completely. The app has its drawbacks, but the content is worth it. 11/20/21 update app is not recognizing ink purchases. At least it isn't crashing constantly.
  • Logging in and account recovery Feb 19, 2021

    By Shrvjxxyh
    So I have been using tapas for more than a year now- I’ve always used the same password and email for it, but the app logged me out and wouldn’t let me load any comics so I went to the App Store and it needed updating and I did update but the app still wouldn’t load so I deleted and app then reloaded it but it wouldn’t let me log into the app- so I waited a while then it finally let me log in but once I did all of the coins I spent money buying as well as the comics I I was reading were gone, they weren’t in the library anymore, I tried logging out and logging in again and again but nothing shows up, no history of purchases and no comics saved or bought. I spent money buying those coins and saving them abs now they are gone- I would like to know where they went/ just to be sure, I have used my google account to register on the app and I tried logging in with that same account and it didn’t work and when it finally did I showed that I had nothing in the account- no coins no nothing- I just used the app yesterday so I don’t understand what happened. I spent good money on those coins as well As buying the comics so it’s not fair that it’s all gone like that all of a sudden
  • Great comics and affordable! Deathly slow rendering May 9, 2021

    By LissaLemons
    I love all the series available to read, but the rendering time when opening the app reaches unholy amounts of wait time. I think whatever is processing/running leading up to the daily recommended reading/news/event pop-up is getting stuck in something, like a recursive loop or the like. It’s often I find that the app won’t start working as expected until that pop-up comes up and can be cleared. Until then, the app won’t refresh when you swipe down, you can’t read any chapters, and no other user data can be called. It could be a coincidence that that’s what has to happen before I can do any reading, but it seems to be the trend. I think using the carousel at the top of the app to hold announcements would work best until the wait time issue is fixed. Sometimes I’ve just closed the app and reopened it until I can get that pop up. It’s very annoying but might have to use desktop until the issue is fixed. Waiting for more than 5 minutes for data to be called should be illegal /s
  • Nov 20, 2021

    By Dan Tuholski
    The app was fine until the two most recent updates. After the second most recent one, it would crash if I tried to switch between comics, but if I reopened it, it would work. After the most recent update, the app doesn't work at all. It crashes every time I try to open it. Also, the comics are too expensive and the options for free episodes are extremely limited.
  • Nov 22, 2021

    By iNk
    Ok. Love this app. Have honestly spent too much money on this app. The comics are great, i appreciate the wait for free and regular ink gifts. But, as MANY other people have said recently, around the time of the last couple updates, the app has stopped working (in my case, that means crashing before reaching the home screen). I will probably try uninstalling and reinstalling, but as this makes the app entirely unusable, I can't leave a better review than this. The website works fine, tho
  • Nov 24, 2021

    By Katelyn Marie
    The stories and comics are great, but the app isn't functional. It constantly force closes, fails, or won't load updated subscribed content. While I love engaging in the creations, the functionality of the app itself makes it a major chore and I would find myself not returning for beloved series because of bugs and issues associated with the app. I'd definitely give a higher score if it weren't for that because the creators of the content are truly amazing, as is the community.
  • Nov 23, 2021

    By Melissa Morgan
    It's been 3 days since the last update broke the app and yet they refuse to simply revert to a previous version of the app that works and try again. The app is actually unusable with all of the error codes it gives. I haven't been able to view my home page or unlock any of my wait for free episodes since. I hope they reimburse everybody for all of the ink that we're missing out on.
  • Nov 23, 2021

    By Marie Prather
    Im only writing this so hopefully the development teams sees and fixes theses issues soon. But the app is great and amazing and I love using it. But like many others. After the recent update, the app has been struggling, first. It would crash when I went to read a new release. And I would lose my checkpoint and would have to search until I found my chapter again. Which I was tolerating hoping it would fix, but now it would load any of the chapters for any of the series that im following. Pls fix
  • Nov 21, 2021

    By just some person
    I love this app, I really do. But recently it just keeps crashing no matter what I try. I'll open it and try to read series from premium to wait for free to community, and it'll crash. Not to mention that I have not received any reading rewards for some time. I've read them over to the point I can recite it and still no reward. I love the comics on the platform and want to stick with it, but if this doesn't get fixed, I'll be forced to have to find another way to read the series I love.
  • Nov 21, 2021

    By Victoria Carrizales
    Looks like I'm not the only one having problems with the app, I can't look at any offers that give in app currency without it crashing which really limits what I can read considering a lot of the series hosted on the app cost money. Won't be bothering using the app until its fixed since there is no point in using it as it is currently.
  • Nov 22, 2021

    By Stephany Ley
    It was great but now it crashes or won't open. I uninstalled and reinstalled but now the problem is, when I pay to add ink, my bank account says it pulled but the money doesnt transfer into Tapas. So I lost money... Update: I have 10 transaction fees that came 24 hours later. I did not try 10 times. I need $40 refunded into my bank account please
  • Nov 22, 2021

    By Andrea Cherry
    It has been a few days now since I was even able to open the app. Furthermore it would crash after switching from one comic to another for a week or so before that. I have a ton of ink in this app and it's extremely frustrating that I can't use it, and that the update to fix the initial huge problem literally made it unusable.
  • unadvertised micro transactions (expensive) Sep 22, 2018

    By Raediation
    you’ll begin reading a webcomic you think is free, but there are no ads on the app, so you wonder if it’s all patron based. then you get a couple chapters in, you’re still not sure if you love it, not much of the plot has happened yet, just character intros and suddenly it wants you to pay to read the rest of the series. it says you can watch ads to get free coins but the ads are all 30seconds long and you only get 10 coins from it while most chapters are worth over 300 coins and whole series are over 20,000. you could just buy coins but THEY ARE EXPENSIVE! $20 for a webcomic I’m only mildly interested in? no thank you. I’ll spend my money on things I know i like. But now i’m afraid to use the app because, I don’t know if every webcomic I read and begin to like will eventually charge me and force me to commit or quit. I understand the need to pay the artists, I support my favorite creators on patreon when I can and I don’t use ad blocker. But I felt tricked, like it wasn’t advertised as being pay to read and now I’ve deleted the whole app because I’m too poor to support all of its artists on a whim. If you can afford to buy things just to see if you like it or not, please enjoy this app.
  • img Community
    This app has a huge variety of comics on it, so if you're looking for, say, 5 different comics in a day, you can get a wide range here. As well as loads of translated comics, it's also got non-Korean ones and even comics from amateur creators. Plus it's got some novels as well.
    img by Aubrey
    8 months ago
  • img Expert
    1. Thousands of comics and web novels at your fingertips! Access a growing community of content creators anytime and anywhere your device has a signal
    2. Read your favorite graphic novels, comics and more by bestselling and up-and-coming authors
    3. Something for everyone! Download free samples of comedy, fantasy, romance, sci-fi and more

    Reviewed by Kaylin on October 29, 2018

  • App keeps freezing Mar 9, 2021

    By CGunknown
    When I get into the app it is totally normal it’s totally fine it has nothing wrong with it but the moment I open up a comic to read and I start scrolling it starts to freeze so then I have to exit the app go back in and it’ll still going to be frozen and then I have to get out again and go back in it’ll be unfrozen and it restarts and then I have to keep going back in the same process for like 30 minutes until I give up. It’s very upsetting I Love the app it’s a very good app I have been using it for a while now and just for some reason it freezes when I read a comic. I can be scrolling to look for a comic and it’ll be fine but the moment I open one up it starts to freeze and it’s not just one, it’s all comics. And if I try to open up another one it’s still end up freezing and it’s really annoying and it’s bugging the heck out of me at first I thought maybe it’s cause it needs an update and I updated it and it just seem to get worse so I don’t know what’s going on but it keeps freezing and it’s annoying. I just want it fixed so I can read a comic without having to sign out and sign back in every 30 seconds. Literally it only takes about 30 seconds to a minute when I start reading a comic fro it to freeze sometimes very rarely it will take a long time for it to freeze but it constantly freezes.
  • The app keeps shutting down Aug 4, 2019

    By Janay_iz_dead
    (I actually mentioned this issue on you’re guys Instagram and it said to contact you guys so I hope this is good enough i do not know if I have to email you guys but if it doesn’t fix I will try to do that) I love this app I’ve used it for many years (I think since I 10 or so I’m 15 now) and never had a problem as I use it on my iPhone but recently since a few months ago I can’t remember exactly when it started (sorry for that) the app has started shutting its self down countless times upon me using it for ex I was reading SE;ki and I could maybe get trough two more newly updated comics before in the middle of me reading it would just down and from that moment it will happen 2-3 more times out of no where until I just give up and stop using it for some time and when I choose to use it again it just shuts down again at first I thought it was just my phone but than I gotta new one and it is still happening I’m guessing this is just on mobile device because I use it on my laptop though it’s slow as heck so I don’t prefer it but on that it does not shut down only on my iPhone so please fix this I love this app so very much and I don’t want to have to go back to reading webtoon T~T it isn’t as good!
  • TAPAS IT THE BEST Nov 12, 2019

    By I am a anime lover uwu
    Now here me out I’ve LOVE reading comics/ manga and I use lots of different apps right. They are all good but let me tell ya tapas has more adult content. I’ve been reading from smack Jeeves because it’s free and more mature. But it’s hard to keep up with it. But tapas has all the comics I’ve been reading on smack Jeeves. You don’t have to pay to read good comics like LezhinComics or webcomic and it’s simple to get ink. It’s not like webtoon that you have to find your updated comics it’s simple and straight forward. Although sometimes when I wanna read something it tells me to go to the website, kinda a hassle but just go to website and read it from there and it will directly transfer to the app. I just love tapas cause it’s more mature and has a variety of different story’s to read. (Did I mention it has novels) Now I am not the type of person to read novels but it is a great tool to use when your parents ask you what your doing. Just pull up and novel and BAM your reading. Awesome would recommend. But do wish it showed which comics/novels you viewed and gave us more options for the genre like GL fan fic ect. Cheers 🥂 😉
  • Nov 20, 2021

    By Cate
    I like Tapas for the sheer variety of content. That being said, it can be a little difficult to navigate at first. The unique feature here is the ability to directly fund a content creator. The app recently is very slow and clunky. In Library, when you sort by Update, it doesn't do so completely. The app has its drawbacks, but the content is worth it. 11/20/21 update app is not recognizing ink purchases. At least it isn't crashing constantly.
  • Great comics and affordable! Deathly slow rendering May 9, 2021

    By LissaLemons
    I love all the series available to read, but the rendering time when opening the app reaches unholy amounts of wait time. I think whatever is processing/running leading up to the daily recommended reading/news/event pop-up is getting stuck in something, like a recursive loop or the like. It’s often I find that the app won’t start working as expected until that pop-up comes up and can be cleared. Until then, the app won’t refresh when you swipe down, you can’t read any chapters, and no other user data can be called. It could be a coincidence that that’s what has to happen before I can do any reading, but it seems to be the trend. I think using the carousel at the top of the app to hold announcements would work best until the wait time issue is fixed. Sometimes I’ve just closed the app and reopened it until I can get that pop up. It’s very annoying but might have to use desktop until the issue is fixed. Waiting for more than 5 minutes for data to be called should be illegal /s
  • Worse with each update Nov 19, 2021

    By EmilyMinx
    There are several series that are unreadable bc app crashes mid chapter. This has been going on for months and is getting worse and worse. At first it would happen randomly but not too often. Now, I can barely read one chapter without it crashing, regardless of the series. Instead of focusing on how to acquire my data to sell and make money; fix your app instead so you don’t have to be shady about ad banners- don’t think we didn’t notice them! You all get enough money as it is. Edit: I updated to the latest version of the app- while it is still crashing, it’s not near as bad as it once was. It is important to note, however, a new issue has arisen since the most recent update regarding the receipt of bonus ink from your “read x chapters to receive x bonus ink” promotions. I sent an email to your customer service, so I finally received mine, but if you look at comments- there are hundreds if not thousands of users have been affected. Please look into this as well. Thank you
  • Amazing Feb 4, 2020

    By Lyiendarian
    I’ve been with Tapas for over five years. Let me tell you it was great seeing them grow from just a community of rising artists to now offering high quality premium stuff to read. I love the diverse novels and comics offered. They have free comics, ones that are unlocked after time is passed and ones that require ink. Ink is super easy to earn now compared to the past when it was just coins. They have partnered with much more sponsors. The best thing that sets them apart is the fact that we are able to support the artists and writers by donating these ink! I love that! What compelled me to write a review for the first time ever is that recently I was hacked. 50,000 worth of ink was gone. I contact the Tapas team and they resolved this problem on a timely and professional manner that allowed me to gain access to my account again and recover my stolen ink. I am so grateful to them and they have definitely earned my loyalty. I hope this app continues to prosper as it has. And once again. Thank you Tapas team. I hope others will enjoy this app as much as I do.
  • It’s slow and freezes as well as just shut down Mar 1, 2021

    By Asanders0108
    I f*#%$ing loooove this app but of the variety it offer, the artist are so freaking talented. Each webtoon holds your tightly in its grips and you can’t help but love being captivated by each story development. But for the love of god can this app work like a functional software!!!!! It’s so fristrating with your about to climax at an important scene and the app crashes because tapas decided on a promotional toon and it wants to show the users. Smh and when you try to go back freezes for so long. Not to mention it’s a tease with the app decides to upload slowly so your looking at the cover of your favorite subscribed money spent comic and the chapter won’t load at all for thirty minutes. It’s enough to give you a heart attack!!!! But because I love the effort and communication from the artist and developers it gives me hope they’ll get better. I love you guys just concentrate on the software as much as your focus on the creation of each webtoon! Thanks you
  • Nov 24, 2021

    By Megane William
    I've never rated any of the reading apps I use especially since it's about to be 1am in a few minutes but tapas is pretty good. if you find free comics that you actually like it would make life so much easier. the option to watch 30 ads for one episode of comics is not okay. please bring it down to 10 or 15 just not 30 please. ~thank you~
  • Great app, but there’s a problem... Aug 20, 2018

    By Sticksara
    I’m enjoying this app. With all the different types of comics available to read, it’s has something for everyone. So I say to keep ‘me coming. HOWEVER, the app tends to bring up a blank page, then shuts off after 30 seconds. Let me explain: Whenever I’m done reading a comic for the night, I’ll shut off the app. The next day, when I open the app and go back to the comic I was reading, it brings up a blank page, then freezes up. I can’t go back or do anything with the app. About 30 seconds later, the app will shut down and I’ll have to reopen the app. But again, it’ll do the same thing and I can’t read the comics. The only way to “fix” the problem is to erase the app from my phone and upload it again. That way I can sign in and go back to the comics I was enjoying. BUT I’ve had to do this three times already. It’s not the end of the world, but it can be annoying. So the app needs to be fixed. Hopefully sooner rather then later.
  • Absolutely love the app, but there’s a glitch Oct 17, 2019

    By Akuji L.
    It’s a great app and I love the comics on it.....but there’s a pretty annoying problem that I keep coming across. When I want to reread a comic it can freeze, like I’ll get to page 10 and it will show a grey screen and it will freeze, and I have to close the app and open it again. I have to do that quite a couple of times if I want to get through the rest of the comic which is really bothersome. Sometimes it doesn’t even happen when I’m rereading a comic it happens when I click on story/comic that updated and it won’t show the page it just shows a grey screen, then I have to exit and reopen the app. Other than that I love everything else about the app the comics are great and the creators are amazing, I’m a little irritated with the way the ink works where you basically have to buy the ink (which is pretty expensive) if you want to read a certain comic and yeah there’s ones with timers but when the comic gets to a certain point you have to start paying for it....and a lot of comics you have to pay for or use ink. I just wish this glitch or whatever it is can be fixed and that ink is easier to get.
  • Nov 24, 2021

    By Mary F
    Still miffed that I completed a significant offer and did not get the reward. But otherwise, this app is great. Plenty of stories, sales every so often, and the quality of the comics themselves is wonderful compared to some other apps. I think the free to read is a little limited but it's nice to get free episodes as it is. Sometimes the app freezes or is slow to load a comic/library/messages but it's fairly rare.
  • Wonderful comics Jun 25, 2018

    By BlakeK173
    Don’t get me wrong, I think the Tapas app runs really well, especially on my kind of old phone. It’s very easy for me to find and read all the comics in my library and there are a lot of great comics to enjoy. All the comics I have in my library are spectacular. Honestly I don’t really feel as if Tapas is the place for books as it’s been a comic site for so long but you do you. The main issue is that it seems to be getting harder to get to the regular creator-made comics rather than the “Tapas Exclusive” pay-to-read ones. You were really doing well with the new tab you had that featured comics and then you’ve replaced that with another page for your pay to read comics and books. I love your app and the comics on it, but please try to stay true to your original base and focus at least a little more on your everyday creators rather than your sponsored ones. Besides this, your app runs really well. I rarely have issues with it and everything works smoothly. I can appreciate the work all the developers have put into it and the coin system works well. Nice job.
  • Page Scrolling Buggy Nov 23, 2021

    By Airin >.<
    Using the iPad version of app. Just forced me to update and I already hate it. It was near perfect before the update, but afterwards, if I scroll through the chapter, the top and bottom menu/next chapter banner and footer keep popping up. I think it’s too sensitive? I scroll/flick up and then occasionally sort of long tap on the screen to “catch” or slow down/stop my scroll, but apparently they see that as me tapping to open up the menu so that pops up. Constantly. I’m at my wits end because I have to be so careful about scrolling now just to read one single chapter… Please…PLEASE undo what you did to the tapping sensitivity for the update. 🥺 It used to be perfect. Otherwise, I really like the app. Like I said, it was perfect before update and I constantly bought ink to support artists and Tapas. The story selection is very nice and I appreciate you guys adding so much new content. I see a lot of people complain about crashing, but I have not had this problem. I wonder if it’s because I’m using the iOS iPad version.
  • Only One Problem to Fix Feb 21, 2019

    By Renn201716
    The UI is intuitive and visually comprehensive, and the comics I read are absolutely fantastic. However, I have one complaint: it’s really unfriendly to users who don’t make in-app purchases. Some comics are free all the way through, some you have to wait for episodes if you don’t want to pay, and then there are plain old paid comics. There is no indicator on a comic that determines whether or not it is paid (there is a symbol for “wait to read” but no others). For someone like me who can’t afford it, i hate getting 10 episodes in just to learn i’ll never be able to read the rest. I have absolutely nothing against paying for comics (artists need money too) but I do have something against an app that doesn’t allow you to search by free comics, or even see if a comic is free at all without reading it. I understand it’s to encourage users to spend money but that doesn’t mean it’s not a shortsighted design choice. If this were fixed, Tapas would deserve a five-star review without a doubt.
  • My favorite app for paid comics Sep 12, 2021

    By Jazajg
    Tapas is my favorite app for paid comics. The price for ink isn’t bad, especially compared to other apps and cites that are paid for. My only complaint with it comes from a more recent problem, not with the comics, but with the novels. I only recently started reading the novels but I have found this reoccurring problem where the whole chapter won’t show. I would have to go go out of the chapter and back in to read the rest of it, which it doesn’t charge me double for it but it is still a little annoying when I find a new novel and have to exit out after every chapter. That is my only problem with it but also most people don’t read the novels on the app anyways. Which is quite sad because they update more frequently and are cheaper for how many chapters you get. They do have a good and wide selection of stories that are high quality. Overall, would recommend using Tapas over any other app for paid comics.
  • Freezing/crashing Jan 17, 2021

    By Kdlynch9
    So I absolutely love tapas, however, when trying to read brand new novels like Danielle by Seiya Megumi, the chapter goes blank. Sometimes I can go back or forward to the next chapter. However, when I go back it just takes me to the episode select I go back in the chapter and it crashes again. If I go forward to the next chapter, the chapter is blank. This is absolutely frustrating. If I keep going in and out to attempt to read it, the whole screen turns black and freezes and I have to completely shutdown the app. This also has happened on a few comics like s-morshita cinnamon comic series she just released a new chapter. Or the newest update of multiple comics I read like apathetic boyfriends, reversion, and a few others. It’s extremely frustrating and makes me wonder at the fairness of new authors trying to get their stories out there. People won’t keep trying to read something if it keeps crashing.
  • Freezes so much! Feb 9, 2021

    By indigoyubi
    I love this app- I love that there are ways to directly support authors you love without having to pay! Theres a good selection of series and for the most part the UI and everything is perfectly fine. BUT for the past few months, half of the time I open a comic to read it, it’ll freeze before I can scroll down to the bottom of the page, and even when i restart the app it tends to freeze over and over again, no matter what comic I read or how fast I try to scroll to the bottom just so I can read the pages. I do love this app but it’s the MOST INFURIATING thing, i often have to wait hours if not days after a series I like gets updated before I can read the updates because every time I try to read it just freezes and I rage quit trying to get it to work. This never happens on the main page or in my library, only on comic pages.
  • Ink?? Nov 1, 2020

    By Nutter butter 223
    If I’m being 100% honest, I love this app and all it’s comics. I’m pretty new to it, yet it’s taken more of my money than any other app like it has lol. I also thinks it’s a brilliant way to support artists, even writers. I’d say my only problem is how quick they charge you with ink. Sometimes I don’t even know if I like a story yet, say I’m 3-5 episodes in, and suddenly I have to pay 300 ink. Another thing is, if you try to complete actions to get ink, sometimes it just doesn’t work. I find this happens more commonly, almost every time, with actions with higher rewards. Say I tap on something worth 250 ink- I complete it, and go back to the app. I don’t get the reward. I don’t mean to sound so greedy, I just find it really frustrating. I got things I wanna read, dang it XD. I also wish that episodes were easier to pay for? Every episode after the first few are always worth more than 300.
  • Swiping May 14, 2020

    By game savior
    I love this app and the creators are really talented and stuff and it’s a great way to support them with the ink system. There are more offers now which I like that you added but one that really bugs me is the swiping when reading. It’s not a big issuse but there are times or almost every time I read something I would slightly swipe left or right and then it would go to that chapter. Then I have to go back to the one I was reading and then skip back to the spot I left off. There have been times where I did swipe right and I accidentally bought the chapter but so far it was a chapter that I was gonna buy anyway. It’s annoying and sometimes I do see spoilers so just maybe an option to remove that feature would just stop annoying me. Overall the updates you make are all really amazing and helpful and a amazing app that I find myself a lot.
  • Great stories, mediocre functionality Feb 28, 2021

    By Raybundo
    OKAY SO I friggin love the stories I find on Tapas compared to webtoons, and the audience is smaller so there’s more commentary that’s actually relevant to the story, which makes it easier to be seen and have conversation. Tapas really has great content. But WOW this app does not care about the functionality. To be honest, I find the app a little difficult to navigate at first, especially since the “messages” tab has nothing to do with comments you leave or receive. You have to tab over to “activity” to see notifications like that. But MY GOD the app just BREAKS all the time! On the regular! It crashes very often, especially when I want to leave a comment. Sometimes it’s fine and I have no problems. But more often than not, especially compared to Webtoons, it freezes up and you have to close it and reopen it to do anything. I never have this problem on the desktop, but this is an app made for mobile consumption. I also have spotty wifi, but again, I DON’T have the same problem with any other app (besides Amino). I don’t know if it’s a budget issue or a quality control issue, or whatever. But I’m (and I’m sure others are too) BEGGING tapas to fix their mobile app to functions better!! Sometimes the entire app just stops working and nothing will load from the get go. I’ll stop now, but I desperately wish my experience on Tapas was better. Especially since the stories and comment section are better than other webcomic apps.
  • So much money - Ink System is botched. Sep 18, 2021

    By Savannah_Bambi
    I love the tapas stories but there is barely any stories available where you can wait to read. You either have to spend hours doing surveys to get the ink to unlock chapters or buy ink. I’ve spent, no lie, around $300 on ink, if not more, so I could read these flipping stores. Each chapter to unlock costs 300 ink. I just feel like I should be getting more out of my buck if I’m going to be spending my money. Also, the surveys you can do to get free ink are bogus. It’ll say the survey will take 3-5 minuets but actually take upwards of 20-25 minutes just to get like 200 ink MAYBE. And asks the same question 10 times. There’s no guarantee that you’ll even get what was promised either since it goes on length of survey. The app will give you some randomly but I mean it’s enough for one chapter then you’re out of luck. Also app developers can y’all please for the love of everything fix the surveys? Like make them more user friendly on phones? Why do I have to enter the same information a million different times? Also put in a keyboard in the app that gives auto generated answers and don’t have surveys that ask the same question a million times on the same survey. Like seriously, I dont mind filling out surveys I just don’t like when I spending 25minuets on a survey for 168 ink that said was only suppose to be 5mins and when it’s finally completed I only get like half of the promised ink.
  • Great app but... Aug 7, 2018

    By Cgengddfb
    I enjoy the variety that tapas provides however the new update has caused me some frustration, I understand that they need to display their sponsored comics however it’s overly difficult to find comic that you can read if you are unable to read the featured ones. Even then it takes even longer to find comics you already haven’t seen. While at first this didn’t bother me so much I’ve become increasingly frustrated because, while not always, sometimes when I leave a comic I was quickly looking at from the genre category in the community comics, I go all the way back to the sponsored ones. I also have issue with the discover tab, while I really like the idea in theory the first thing you see when you open it is a featured comic suggested not at all based on your tastes. Even when you scroll down to the community comics, you only see comics recently updated. Rather than this I would display comics with a good amount of hearts(?) for the amount of subscribers(?) that doesn’t already have a huge fan base. Preferably these comics would also be updates rather recently as well. However this is most likely hard to implement so if now this then simply display comics that the user has not read in the genres the user prefers to avoid someone who doesn’t enjoy romance comics getting suggested “chief seduction officer”. Even easier just turn it into the community comics/novels tab
  • great idea Aug 3, 2018

    By Taesung-ah
    This app is a great way to support artists at a relatively affordable price which I’m grateful for (other apps like LezhinComics charge $30 for just one series). I wish there were more ways to get coins other than watching ads and referring friends. I know some other apps have more intricate ad rewards (like if you download x app and reach a certain level you get, say, 800 coins to buy comics with etc) and I’m hoping one day they might do that for us one day :) The comics I’ve read are high quality and they have a wide variety to choose from, and actually there’s a LOT of free ones, or ones that have the first few episodes for free so you can decide whether you want to jump into purchasing it or not. Anyways, the app works great functionally BUT I had one huge problem... The app keeps crashing :( Sometimes I’ll have the app opened for five minutes or less and it will crash, sometimes it won’t crash for 30 minutes straight but inevitably every time I have used the app it has crashed ;_; if not for that I would’ve given more stars but unfortunately it’s really damaging my enjoyment of the app because of its frequency....Hopefully this is something that can be fixed so I can change my review sooner rather than later and more people can properly enjoy everything tapas has to offer!!
  • Logging in and account recovery Feb 19, 2021

    By Shrvjxxyh
    So I have been using tapas for more than a year now- I’ve always used the same password and email for it, but the app logged me out and wouldn’t let me load any comics so I went to the App Store and it needed updating and I did update but the app still wouldn’t load so I deleted and app then reloaded it but it wouldn’t let me log into the app- so I waited a while then it finally let me log in but once I did all of the coins I spent money buying as well as the comics I I was reading were gone, they weren’t in the library anymore, I tried logging out and logging in again and again but nothing shows up, no history of purchases and no comics saved or bought. I spent money buying those coins and saving them abs now they are gone- I would like to know where they went/ just to be sure, I have used my google account to register on the app and I tried logging in with that same account and it didn’t work and when it finally did I showed that I had nothing in the account- no coins no nothing- I just used the app yesterday so I don’t understand what happened. I spent good money on those coins as well As buying the comics so it’s not fair that it’s all gone like that all of a sudden
  • Nov 23, 2021

    By Wander Serenity
    I had a review posted but it for some reason got removed. I'm unable to open the app it opens the loading screen then closes its self. Before it would crash when I would open a title and was not saving my reading progress. I really do enjoy this app and the stories they have on it so I would be really sad if I lost this app. Edit 11/23/21 able to open the app again, no longer crashed when opening a title, haven't tried buying points yet. I'm looking forward to catching up on the titles updates.
  • Please Read... Jun 25, 2020

    By FireflyGrace
    I’ve been using this app for a long time and it’s by far one of my favorites. There is a wide variety of comics and novels, some you have to pay for using ink, you can wait to read some for free, or you can read ones that are completely free to read. I love this, however, I have noticed that at least half of the comics that I was waiting to read for free have disappeared. I find this extremely frustrating because they were my favorites, and I have a hard time earning ink. The only way I can earn ink is by watching ads, but (this may just be my phone) I can only watch 10 out of the 30 ads per hour. If there is some sort of cap on how many “wait for free” comics you can read at a time, that was very poorly communicated if communicated at all. Other than those issues, I love this app. I would DEFINITELY recommend this app to anyone that is looking for an online comic app. I have no idea if others are having the same issue, but if there are please please please fix it. If the issue is addressed I will happily come back and give this app 5 stars. Thank you so much for your time!
  • Nov 20, 2021

    By Asma Akhter
    I love this app, I really do. It gives you amazing stories and the ability to support creators through it. But lately, there have been a lot of issues. First, the app has been crashing a lot. And I mean A LOT. Especially when I read a "wait for free" series, but it always says "read ep.1 for free" even though I'm way past the first ep. Also, the ink rewards for reading aren't being received. I've practically memorized the episodes and still haven't received the reward. Please read this, Tapas.
  • Great content but constant glitches Nov 21, 2021

    By PFunk42
    The app freezes a lot, and has constant problems with glitches. Currently there is an issue with chapters loading with repeated frames. Most chapters are loading with the first frame repeated 3 times, and it's getting worse with some chapters having huge sections repeating multiple times, halfway through. Also the app is notorious for not providing the promised ink after reading the required number of episodes for a promotion. Finally, despite the fact that you can select your favorite genres for your profile, 90% of the comics feed is made up of series where the primary genre tag does not match my favorite genres. There is no way to filter OUT the genres you do not care for, so the feed is completely useless. The home page also does not allow you to exclude genres, so again you have to open each series to find out if it's one of the genres you don't like. Overall, I'm giving 3 stars because there is a lot of great content here, but 2 stars deducted for the terrible functionality and lack of user-friendly interface.
  • Rip off Oct 17, 2020

    By Phoenix thunder tsunami
    They are two series that have one episode free. Let me give you the names so you won’t think I’m exaggerating the first one is called Mr. Brawn or something like that the second one is called 100% perfect go search it up you’ll see that I’m not lying .apples probably going to delete this review but it’s the truth. Also getting free ink is difficult like the prices are high so I would have to watch like 15 ads but I would have to watch them at different times but if I get lucky they will pretend like I dropped some ink and also at different times I can’t watch the ads for free and I don’t want to use real money so please at least lower the prices make the ads a little more available and please you could lock your comics but please don’t protect it too much what I mean by protect is only giving one episode free that’s just basically giving them a scam . Overall they have some pretty great comics and novels but I just think it’s the payment method that they use for free and the prices like I’m just going to read a couple of chapters but I can’t even read two no that’s just a rip off
  • Nov 22, 2021

    By iNk
    Ok. Love this app. Have honestly spent too much money on this app. The comics are great, i appreciate the wait for free and regular ink gifts. But, as MANY other people have said recently, around the time of the last couple updates, the app has stopped working (in my case, that means crashing before reaching the home screen). I will probably try uninstalling and reinstalling, but as this makes the app entirely unusable, I can't leave a better review than this. The website works fine, tho
  • Nov 24, 2021

    By Katelyn Marie
    The stories and comics are great, but the app isn't functional. It constantly force closes, fails, or won't load updated subscribed content. While I love engaging in the creations, the functionality of the app itself makes it a major chore and I would find myself not returning for beloved series because of bugs and issues associated with the app. I'd definitely give a higher score if it weren't for that because the creators of the content are truly amazing, as is the community.
  • Nov 23, 2021

    By Melissa Morgan
    It's been 3 days since the last update broke the app and yet they refuse to simply revert to a previous version of the app that works and try again. The app is actually unusable with all of the error codes it gives. I haven't been able to view my home page or unlock any of my wait for free episodes since. I hope they reimburse everybody for all of the ink that we're missing out on.
  • Nov 23, 2021

    By Marie Prather
    Im only writing this so hopefully the development teams sees and fixes theses issues soon. But the app is great and amazing and I love using it. But like many others. After the recent update, the app has been struggling, first. It would crash when I went to read a new release. And I would lose my checkpoint and would have to search until I found my chapter again. Which I was tolerating hoping it would fix, but now it would load any of the chapters for any of the series that im following. Pls fix
  • Nov 21, 2021

    By just some person
    I love this app, I really do. But recently it just keeps crashing no matter what I try. I'll open it and try to read series from premium to wait for free to community, and it'll crash. Not to mention that I have not received any reading rewards for some time. I've read them over to the point I can recite it and still no reward. I love the comics on the platform and want to stick with it, but if this doesn't get fixed, I'll be forced to have to find another way to read the series I love.
  • Nov 22, 2021

    By Stephany Ley
    It was great but now it crashes or won't open. I uninstalled and reinstalled but now the problem is, when I pay to add ink, my bank account says it pulled but the money doesnt transfer into Tapas. So I lost money... Update: I have 10 transaction fees that came 24 hours later. I did not try 10 times. I need $40 refunded into my bank account please
  • unadvertised micro transactions (expensive) Sep 22, 2018

    By Raediation
    you’ll begin reading a webcomic you think is free, but there are no ads on the app, so you wonder if it’s all patron based. then you get a couple chapters in, you’re still not sure if you love it, not much of the plot has happened yet, just character intros and suddenly it wants you to pay to read the rest of the series. it says you can watch ads to get free coins but the ads are all 30seconds long and you only get 10 coins from it while most chapters are worth over 300 coins and whole series are over 20,000. you could just buy coins but THEY ARE EXPENSIVE! $20 for a webcomic I’m only mildly interested in? no thank you. I’ll spend my money on things I know i like. But now i’m afraid to use the app because, I don’t know if every webcomic I read and begin to like will eventually charge me and force me to commit or quit. I understand the need to pay the artists, I support my favorite creators on patreon when I can and I don’t use ad blocker. But I felt tricked, like it wasn’t advertised as being pay to read and now I’ve deleted the whole app because I’m too poor to support all of its artists on a whim. If you can afford to buy things just to see if you like it or not, please enjoy this app.
  • Nov 22, 2021

    By Theresa Locke
    The 11/9 update has caused a Lot of issues. App crashing, wait for free issues and Not being given bonus ink for reading certain stories. 900 ink wasn't given to me. And Now, the update from 11/20 has caused even More problems. Wait for free section won't even load at all now and app is still crashing a Lot. I can't even scroll and access all my Subscribed series either. PLEASE FIX ALL THIS! It was working perfectly Fine before these last 2 updates.
  • Pay To Read - July 11, 2020 Jul 11, 2020

    By Ruby (The zombie)
    I used to love this app. I’d always use it, and I loved reading all i could. Then... coins/ink. Now, I understand that the makers of those comics need to make money somehow, but the prices are... to put it simply... absurd! That’s why i uninstalled the app. I could only ever get into a comic for a few chapters until they forced me to pay. I’ve tried every option but anything that involved paying actual money, and sure, they give you some. But it’s so time consuming! Nobody has the time for that. Nobody. There really needs to be a new system. The Webtoon app is so much better simply because they don’t force you to waste so much time buying crap. They use ads and whatnot. I’d rather have ads pop up but still be able to read without worrying about paying to read more. Seriously. It’s called a “fun” way, but I don’t see it in any sort of amusement. Fix it. That’s all. I’m not willing to pay money, only to get a few episodes. That’s ridiculous. The app used to be alright, but now it’s just... yeah. It’s such a bummer, too, because Tapas is an amazing app with a wide variety of comics to read. But this paying system has gotten out of hand.
  • Nov 22, 2021

    By Lovely Errica Re'Nay
    I love this app. But after the most recent update its making me mad. The app would stop working after i change stories and now its not opening at all. This needs to be fixed and soon. I really live this app and ive invested alot into it. I would hate to have to uninstall because it won't work anymore.
  • Nov 20, 2021

    By Dan Tuholski
    The app was fine until the two most recent updates. After the second most recent one, it would crash if I tried to switch between comics, but if I reopened it, it would work. After the most recent update, the app doesn't work at all. It crashes every time I try to open it. Also, the comics are too expensive and the options for free episodes are extremely limited.
  • Nov 21, 2021

    By Victoria Carrizales
    Looks like I'm not the only one having problems with the app, I can't look at any offers that give in app currency without it crashing which really limits what I can read considering a lot of the series hosted on the app cost money. Won't be bothering using the app until its fixed since there is no point in using it as it is currently.
  • Nov 22, 2021

    By Andrea Cherry
    It has been a few days now since I was even able to open the app. Furthermore it would crash after switching from one comic to another for a week or so before that. I have a ton of ink in this app and it's extremely frustrating that I can't use it, and that the update to fix the initial huge problem literally made it unusable.
  • Nov 21, 2021

    By Alyxzandria Faulkner
    This used to be such a great app with wonderful content, albeit expensive like no other, before the latest update. Now? You can't purchase any ink and the app crashes every 10 seconds. That's assuming you can even get into the app at all. If they don't fix this soon, I'm uninstalling.
  • Nov 22, 2021

    By A Google user
    I have purchased ink and even participated in the read to earn ink and I haven't received a refill for either one. Is this issue happening for anyone else? [Edit: 11/21/2011] I don't think these app developers are looking at our reviews. It's been 3 days and I still cannot open the app without it IMMEDIATELY crashing. Y'all need to get it together.
  • Most comics are too expensive Jul 12, 2020

    By Jdksjak
    Tapas is a good app overall, but a lot of the stories require ink to read, and for me personally, it’s expensive. I’m all for supporting the artists and creators, and they deserve to earn an income for their work. I just wish the ink was more affordable for people who have very little income. I’ve seen other webtoon apps get revenue through ads, or even wait-for-free type of chapters, that way people who are financially able can get early access without the company locking most content behind a paywall. Some of the stories are like this, but it isn’t always clear whether a title can be read through or not unless you scroll through the chapter list to look for the locks. I would give more stars if changes or new promotions were introduced to make it more accessible to all users. Additionally, many of the significant “earn free ink” offers (which are made by a third party not affiliated with tapas) are known scams to steal your information, such as the one where you sign up for a free tea sample (it then requires you to enter your credit card for $1 shipping, but a quick google search exposes it as a credit card scam.)
  • App stopped working Aug 28, 2021

    By KKRider
    I’ve been using the Tapas app for about 5 years, across multiple iPhone models, and it has been a bit slow sometimes but usually worked eventually. However, a couple months ago, it stopped working entirely. It continued to send me notifications for new episodes but when I clicked into them it would get stuck on the loading screen. If I opened the app, I would see the home page exactly as I it had looked the last time I actually read something, no matter how many times I closed and reopened the app. Trying to click into any comic would show black and grey boxes and not load anything. This persisted for a couple months as I vaguely hoped that an update would eventually fix this issue. Today, I finally decided to delete the app and reinstall. Instead of fixing the problem, it actually made it worse. Now nothing will load. The main page is just a black screen with a loading symbol at the top. I can click into the settings page but it won’t let me log in. I’m way behind on all my comics but I’m too frustrated to care. Guess it’s just Webtoon from here.
  • the app has gotten borderline unusable Feb 9, 2021

    By theanoel
    let me start by saying tapas as a website is okay. it ain’t what it used to be. it’s not all comics anymore, there’s BOOKS now, which, not my thing but branching out is fine there’s still plenty of comics. a lot of the comics are behind a paywall which is really annoying. but there are other ones that aren’t still so that’s not the biggest complaint for me, just an annoyance. my complaint is the APP ITSELF. it freezes and/or crashes CONSTANTLY. sometimes i’ll be able to make it through a few pages before it freezes, but usually it’s. every. single. page. and then i have to close it and reopen it. this happen on both my phone (iphone 7) and my ipad (i have no idea what generation. a newer one but not the newest). it’s annoying. it’s unbearable. i can use it in browser fine but the app IS set up in a way that’s much more pleasant to navigate, when it works. which it rarely does lately. it’s honestly one of the worst app functionality experiences i’ve ever had. i really hope they fix it but it’s been like this for a while.
  • Good content but the app constantly has bugs Sep 15, 2021

    By Kirarz
    It seems each update gets rid of one bug only for another to appear. Maybe they just don’t even test bug fixes before releasing the app, who knows. Last time the issue was that chapters wouldn’t show up when you first clicked them, so you had to go back to the main page for the comic then click on the chapter a second time for it to appear. Now the issue seems to be that it spends a REALLY long time figuring out that I am actually logged in and either does not load the list of chapters, or it loads the list but won’t load the actually chapter when you click on it. Just a grey screen shows up. With Tapas, you never know when you suddenly won’t be able to read any comics anymore. Which is the entire point of the app. This happens EVERY update for years to the point where I only ever update if there’s a major issue because updating might just break it more. Content is good. Easy to get ink to unlock chapters and free chapters are common. Useless when you can’t read them though!
  • Ink is too expensive May 14, 2020

    By PigMcGonagall
    I think Tapas is brilliant in trying its best to support creators out there in their hard work making comics, and there are also many good comics to read on this app. That being said, I think the price of every episode for a comic is too costly. For someone like me, who cannot buy Ink with real money for personal reasons, the “free” Ink offers are not always the best, reliable, or very rewarding. The good offers that reward you the most Ink makes you purchase items, sign up for spam websites, or indulge personal information. I think that this system is very infuriating and I wish that there were some other ways, like showcasing ads inside the episodes like other apps (for example, Webtoon) do, instead of going to extra lengths just to gain access to one or two episodes of one comic. Also, I have had issues receiving the Ink for the offers I have completed according to the requirements. I completed an offer worth 1,024 Ink, but never received it. Overall, this app is definitely nice for creators and beautiful webcomics, but it is too expensive.

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