This ereader is equipped with an on-device ebookstore stocked with over 100 thousand titles from many major Japanese publishers, including Kadokawa Group, Gentosha, Kodansha, Shueisha, Shinchosha , and Shogakukan.
It's up for pre-order now with a retail of 8,480 yen, and will be sold in Sanseido bookstores starting next month. The formal release date is expected to be 10 December.
Tell me, what does this ereader look like to you? I think it bears a physical resemblance to to the older Sony Readers, in particular the PRS-650 and the PRS-T1. The Lideo doesn't have a stylus or the software features found on Sony's ereaders, but I can see the influences of the hardware design. It's a pity that Booklive didn't go for something more original.