Fantia (fantia.jp) is a creator platform for manga artists.

In 2024, the default language for Fantia was Japanese, suggesting that the site is based in Japan.

Similar sites to Fantia include Pixiv, Nozomi, Comic-Walker, Shonen Jump+, Kakuyomu, Tonarinoyj, Tsumanne, and Yanmaga.

As of December 2023, fantia.jp has 20.81 million monthly views, according to Similar Web. The Wayback Machine estimates that fantia.jp was founded on May 5, 2016. The Internet Archive has saved fantia.jp 1,252 times between May 5, 2016 and January 27, 2024.

Is fantia.jp Safe?

Here, I analyzed fantia.jp for malware and malicious content to check if it was legit or a scam:

I checked fantia.jp on Sucuri, and it returned as a low security risk. Results: Sucuri scan for fantia.jp.

fantia.jp Sucuri results

Security hardening flaws:

  • Missing security header to prevent Content Type sniffing. Affected pages:
    https://fantia.jp:443/404javascript.js
    https://fantia.jp:443/404testpage4525d2fdc
  • Missing Strict-Transport-Security security header. Affected pages:
    https://fantia.jp:443/404javascript.js
    https://fantia.jp:443/404testpage4525d2fdc

I then ran a parasite scan with Unmask Parasites on fantia.jp, and it is clean. Results: Unmask Parasites scan for fantia.jp.

I also checked fantia.jp on VirusTotal, and it is clean. Results: VirusTotal scan for fantia.jp.

fantia.jp VirusTotal results

URLVoid says fantia.jp passed all blocklist engines. Results: URLVoid scan for fantia.jp.

In conclusion, we graded fantia.jp as safe, but it has numerous issues with security headers that need addressing. OVERALL GRADE: Safe.

Links and Profiles

Website: fantia.jp

References

1. SimilarWeb – fantia.jp

2. Wayback Machine – fantia.jp

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