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    MangaDemystied

    Zaraki Kenpachi

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    Manga consist of comics and print cartoons (sometimes also called komikku in theJapanese language and conforming to the style developed in Japan in the late 20thcentury.

    In Japan, people of all ages read manga. It includes a broad range of subjects:action-adventure, romance, sports and games, historical drama, comedy, science

    ctionand fantasy, mystery, horror, sexuality, and business and commerce, amongothers. Since the 1950s, manga have steadily become a major part of the Japanesepublishing industry, representing a 406 billion yen market in Japan

    in 2007 (approximately $3.6billion). Manga have alsobecome increasingly popularworldwide. In 2008, the U.S.

    and Canadian manga marketwas $175 million. Manga aretypically printed in black-and-white, although some full-color

    manga exist (e.g. Colorful). InJapan, manga are usually serial-ized in telephone book-size

    manga magazines, often con-taining many stories, eachpresented in a single episodeto be continued in the next

    issue.

    Manga Basics

    Manga Demystied : Manga Basics 1

    Get Backers by IkaNakamura

    became a craze

    among the kids

    during world war

    II.

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    The Japanese word manga, literally translated, means "whimsical pictures".

    publication of such works as Sant Kyden's picturebook Shiji no yukikai

    (1798), and in the early 19th century with such works as Aikawa Minwa's

    Manga hyakujo (1814) and the celebrated Hokusai Manga containing

    assorted drawings from the sketchbook of the famous ukiyo-e artist

    in the modern sense.

    Manga Etymology

    2Manga Demystied : Manga Etymology 2

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    Naruto

    The story of a ninja with a demon inside

    him, his struggles for power, love, friends,

    peace and lot more...

    One Piece

    The story of a boy who wishes to be pirate

    king. Mysterious powers of the sea and a

    hunt for the forbidden treasure.

    Death Note

    A manga that revolves around a teenager

    and a notebook which gives you the

    power to decide anyones death!

    Bleach

    A world of death gods and spirits known

    as hollows and how a regular teenage

    becomes a part of all this.

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    Famous Manga

    3Manga Demystied : Famous Manga

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    History of Manga

    Historians and writers on manga history have described two broad and complementary

    attribute to the role of cultural and historical events following World War II versus the role ofpre-War, Meiji, and pre-Meiji Japanese culture and art.

    One view emphasizes events occurring during and after the U.S. Occupation of Japan

    cartoons (especially Disney). Alternately, other writers such as Frederik L. Schodt, Kinko Ito,

    and Adam L. Kern stress continuity of Japanese cultural and aesthetic traditions as central

    to the history of manga.

    Alternately, other writers such

    as Frederik L. Schodt, Kinko Ito,

    and Adam L. Kern stress

    continuity of Japanese cultural

    and aesthetic traditions as

    central to the history of manga.

    A still from Hatake Kakashi,

    2008, also nominated for animated oscars, 2009

    Manga Demystied : History of Manga