Origin of mangaJpn, random pictures
Manga is defined as Japanese comics or graphic novels for adults where characters often have large eyes.
An example of manga is One Piece.
a Japanese genre consisting of comic books and graphic novels, typically black-and-white and featuring stylized characters with large, round eyes
such comic books and graphic novels
A style of comic strip or comic book originally developed in Japan, characterized by stylized colorful art and often adult themes.
Origin of mangaJapanese man unrestrained, careless ( from Early Middle Chinese manh ) ( also the source of Mandarin màn ) ga sketch, picture ( borrowed after the Middle Chinese period from a Chinese source, perhaps Mandarin hu´ ) ( from Middle Chinese x&hhook;wa&tricolon;j` )
(countable and uncountable, plural manga or mangas)
- (countable) A comic originating in Japan.
- (uncountable) 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.
- (rare, countable, chiefly proscribed by fandom slang) A comic in manga style, regardless of the country of origin.
- Lately I've been reading a Brazilian manga.
- You can usually find the CD in the same places where you would go to buy anime DVDs and manga comic books, but if you don't live in or near a major metropolitan area, this can be quite the journey in an of itself.
- The Batman is followed by Xiaolin Showdown, a show that blends the martial arts action kids go nuts for with an art style that is clearly influenced by the most popular anime and manga from Japan.
- For fans of the Naruto anime and manga series, you'll be somewhat disappointed to hear that the storyline only goes as far as the misty bridge battle with Haku and Zabuza.
- Hatake Kakashi: The famous Sharingan ninja from the Naruto anime and manga series can let his shinobi skills come through in bowling and baseball on the Wii.
- Heading across the ocean, Japanese manga and other Asian comics have provided us with some great Naruto, Pokemon, and Dragonball games.