Manga

A manga is a Japanese comic book.

Manga is drawn by a mangaka (Japanese for cartoonist: an artist of comics). Manga is usually read from right to left.

The word manga can be both singular and plural, and mean both the medium of comics or a single comic. It is a form of art that is used to draw comics and develop Anime (animated cartoons of manga art). Colors and symbols are important.

Types of manga

  • Yōji (幼児向け漫画) - Manga for people aged 1–4.
  • Kodomo (or Jidō) manga (児童漫画、子ども漫画) - manga that appeals to many small children.
  • Shōnen (少年漫画) - A boy is usually the main character in these types of manga. The storyline is mostly about adventure/fighting.
    • Weekly Shōnen Jump (Published by Shueisha)
    • Weekly Shōnen Sunday (Published by Shōgakukan)
    • Weekly Shōnen Magazine (Published by Kōdansha)
      • Fairy Tail
      • Fighting Spirit (manga)
  • Shōjo (少女漫画) - Manga that features human emotions and relationships. Mostly for girls aged 13–17.
    • Ciao (Published by Shogakukan)
    • Chuchu (Published by Shogakukan)
    • Sho-Comi (Published by Shogakukan)
    • Ribon (Published by Shueisha)
    • Nakayoshi (Published by Kodansha)
      • Sailor Moon - an example of shōjo manga published by Nakayoshi.
    • LaLa (Published by Hakusensha)
    • Hana to yume (Published by Hakusensha)
  • Seinen - manga that is written for college-aged young men
    • Young animal (Published by Hakusensha)
  • Seijin (成人漫画) - manga that might appeal to men more than women.
  • Josei/Redikomi (女性漫画 レディースコミック、レディコミ) - (Abbreviation of English "LADIes' COMIc") manga that might appeal to women more than men.
  • Shōnen-ai (少年愛) - manga that features a romantic relationship between two male characters. Also known as Yaoi.
  • Shōjo-ai (少女愛) - manga that features a romantic relationship between two female characters.Another name Yuri(百合)
Other Languages
Afrikaans: Manga
Alemannisch: Manga
አማርኛ: ማንጋ
العربية: مانغا
aragonés: Manga
asturianu: Manga
azərbaycanca: Manqa
বাংলা: মাঙ্গা
Bahasa Banjar: Manga
Bân-lâm-gú: Ji̍t-pún bàng-gah
беларуская: Манга (мастацтва)
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Манга
български: Манга
བོད་ཡིག: མན་གྷ།
bosanski: Manga
català: Manga
čeština: Manga
Cymraeg: Manga
dansk: Manga
davvisámegiella: Manga
Deutsch: Manga
eesti: Manga
Ελληνικά: Manga
English: Manga
español: Manga
Esperanto: Mangao
euskara: Manga
فارسی: مانگا
français: Manga
Gaeilge: Manga
Gaelg: Manga
galego: Manga
贛語: 漫畫
한국어: 일본 만화
հայերեն: Մանգա
हिन्दी: मांगा
hrvatski: Manga
বিষ্ণুপ্রিয়া মণিপুরী: মাঙ্গা
Bahasa Indonesia: Manga
íslenska: Manga
italiano: Manga
עברית: מאנגה
Basa Jawa: Manga
ಕನ್ನಡ: ಮಂಗಾ
ქართული: მანგა
қазақша: Манга
Kiswahili: Manga
kurdî: Manga
Кыргызча: Манга
Latina: Manga
latviešu: Manga
Lëtzebuergesch: Manga
lietuvių: Manga
lumbaart: Manga
magyar: Manga
македонски: Манга
مصرى: مانجا
Bahasa Melayu: Manga
монгол: Манга
Nāhuatl: Manga
Nederlands: Manga (strip)
日本語: 日本の漫画
Napulitano: Manga
norsk: Manga
ଓଡ଼ିଆ: ମାଂଗା
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Manga
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਮਾਂਗਾ
polski: Manga
português: Mangá
română: Manga
Runa Simi: Manga
русский: Манга
sardu: Manga
Scots: Manga
shqip: Manga
slovenčina: Manga
slovenščina: Manga
ślůnski: Manga
српски / srpski: Manga
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Manga
Basa Sunda: Manga
suomi: Manga
svenska: Manga
Tagalog: Manga
தமிழ்: மங்கா
ไทย: มังงะ
українська: Манґа
اردو: مانگا
Tiếng Việt: Manga
Winaray: Manga
吴语: 日本漫画
Yorùbá: Mángà
粵語: 日本漫畫
中文: 日本漫画