Questions tagged [manga]

Questions about manga (漫画), a type of comics in a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century. Manga are typically, though not always, printed in black-and-white. Manga-influenced comics also exist in other parts of the world.

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Looking for a shoujo/romance one-shot manga

I am looking for a short manga or a one-shot (not really sure) about the main guy who bumps into a girl on his way to school and the girl drops her hair pin which she got from her crush (childhood ...
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Educational manga about a mad scientist

I tried to ask this on Science Fiction but it was off-topic. I remember, in kindergarten to first grade (late 2000s or early 2010s), reading a kids' manga comic book from the public library. I think ...
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Does Nausicaä not develop as a character at all?

There will be spoilers regarding characters from the end of the manga here. In Hayao Miyazaki's Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (Kaze no Tani no Naushika) manga, the characters are usually ...
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Why are manga panels read differently than Japanese text?

Japanese is traditionally read in an up-to-down column, then jumps right-to-left to the next column. But all the manga I've ever seen reverse that order for panel flow, so we go from panel to panel ...