Definition of manga
: 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
Recent Examples of manga from the Web
The event has something for anyone interested in comics, toys, video gaming, television, original art, collectibles, anime and manga.
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And like the work of Pynchon, manga aren’t typically a direct representation of reality, but rather a rich, streamlined pictorial language.
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Origin and Etymology of manga
Japanese, comic, cartoon, from man- involuntary, aimless + -ga picture
First Known Use: circa 1951
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Definition of manga for Students
: a Japanese comic book or graphic novel
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