History of Manga

Manga refers to Japanese comics. The term “manga” is made out of two characters: “man” which stands for “whimsical and impromptu” and “ga”, meaning “pictures”. Japanese manga is known for their display of emotions often exaggerated. Multiple genres of manga exist: the most popular ones are the shoujo and shonen style. Shoujo manga targets young girls as an audience due to their love story topic while shounen contains action and adventure, tending to be categorized for young guys. Manga is not necessarilly for kids, so don’t believe everything you hear….

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