Speaking of manga, this is a term that is commonly used in Japan which refers to cartoons and comics in print. One the other hand, anime is a Japanese term that is commonly used to pertain to animated cartoons for film or for television. The difference between mangas in Japanese society and comics in American society is that the first holds a much greater status in the culture of their country of origin while the latter does not. The truth of the matter is that Japanese people see manga as something relevant and important, may it be as an art or as a form of popular literature. You can actually say that manga is something that holds great value in the lives of the Japanese people and this can be observed with the rise in Japan’s adult population that is reading manga, plus, some of its major manga magazines are selling millions of copies every week. It is safe to say that mangas are not only kid’s stuff nor just your regular comic.
If you are interested in reading mangas, which we are sure you are, know that there are quite several of them that you can choose from, catering to your taste and your preference. Not only that, there goes the fact as well that almost all manga titles have the combination of artful and, oftentimes, colorful picture and frames with nuanced stoies that will surely entertain you and make you addicted to reading it. It is said that manga is categorized into various genres and some of the highly-acclaimed are as follow: seinen for adult men; shonen manga for young boys and teenage boys; ecchi for erotica; shojo for young girls and teenage girls; suiri for crime and murder; kodomo manga for children; jidaimono manga for historical drama and redisu as well for adult women.
Now, the question lies on how you can get started into reading manga. There is nothing much that you should do since you only have to perform the common gestures yet, if you still want to be guided, then you better follow every step that we present here.
What you need to do first here is to walk into the store. You can expect a large bookseller to have a section that is intended for manga yet, if you do not want to be limited to what you already have, then it would be best for you to go on a comic book store. You will know if the book you go it a manga if the cover and first few pages are in colored and the rest are in black and white since this is the usual look they have.
For first-timers, it is expected that you do not have that much knowledge about mangas so the finest thing that you can do is to look around and read them a little and if ever you find something that caters to your taste, you can purchase it and read it at home.