from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An artistic style heavily used in, and associated with, Japanese comics, and that has also been adopted by a comparatively low number of comics from other countries.
- n. A comic originating in Japan, regardless of the artistic style.
- n. A comic in manga style, regardless of the country of origin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Eccles., a case or cover; especially, the case for a processional or other cross when not in use, often of rich stuff or embroidered.
- n. A cone-shaped bag for the filtration of amalgam.
Quite possibly my favorite straight couple in manga is Jun and Saki from Sukeban Deka.
Probably only of interest if you know what this sub-genre of manga is (homoerotic romances in manga primarily by and for women) but even some of you who don't might want to do some research and give it a whirl.
↑ In this article, we use the term manga to refer only to Japanese comics, and will say "manga-like" or "manga-influenced" or "Original English Language manga" ( "OEL") for work done outside Japan.
Oh, and by the way, the manga is available in English from Viz.
Another emotional component to the manga is the tragic love triangle among Taisuke, Yuichi, and Megumi.
The only comfort readers can take in this manga is the quality of the artwork, which is well done.
I also read Pluto: Urasawa x Tezuka Vol. 2 - this manga is amazingly good.
The anime based on the manga is a new favorite of mine.
The film already made from this manga is a masterpiece - and was perfect as Korean cinema.
It wasn’t long before their love of anime sparked an interest in manga, the Japanese word for comics (it literally means “whimsical pictures”).
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