manga

noun man·ga \ ˈmäŋ-gə \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of manga

plural manga also mangas
: 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

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Origin and Etymology of manga

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


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manga

noun man·ga \ ˈmäŋ-gə \

Definition of manga for Students

: a Japanese comic book or graphic novel

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