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noun man·ga \ˈmäŋ-gə\

Definition of manga

plural

manga

also

mangas

  1. :  Japanese comic books and graphic novels considered collectively as a genre The characters' faces beam the big-eyed, manically jolly winsomeness that in anime and manga signals contentment. — Peter Schjeldahl; also :  an individual comic book or graphic novel of the manga genre This black-and-white manga is based on the Japanese animated TV series of the same name … — Library Journal

Origin and Etymology of manga

Japanese, comic, cartoon, from man- involuntary, aimless + -ga picture


First Known Use: circa 1951


MANGA Defined for Kids

manga

noun man·ga \ˈmäŋ-gə\

Definition of manga for Students

  1. :  a Japanese comic book or graphic novel


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